Faculty Profile

Serdar Tumkor

School:  Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department:  Mechanical Engineering
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, 1994
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, 1991
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, 1988
Design and fabrication of multi layered MEMS structures with polymeric composite, Ecological Manufacturing, Design Methodology, Design for Disassembly, End of Life Strategies, Automated Disassembly, PCB Soldering, Structural Analysis: Finite Element Analyses on various homogenous & nonhomogenous parts, Machine Design: Gears, Variable Speed Drives, Optimization of Production Cost, CAD/CAPP/CAM Integration: Programming for CAD Systems, Modeling Simulation and Tool Path Generation, Online Design Catalogs.
Professional Service
  • Reviewer for ASME IMECE, ASEE, IEEE Transactions on Electronics Packaging Manufacturing, and many other technical proceedings/journals.
  • Book Reviewer for various major Textbook
Honors & Awards
NATO & TUBITAK, Use of intelligent systems for computer aided design and concurrent engineering, February 15, 1999
Professional Societies
  • ASME
  • ASEE
Selected Publications
Conference Proceedings
  1. Tumkor, S., Pochiraju, K.. (Jun 22-25, 2008). "Rapid Prototyping in the Design Methodology", Proceedings of Annual Conference ASEE, Pittsburgh, PA.
  2. Tumkor, S., G. Senol. (Jul 22-25, 2007). "Disassembly Precedence Graph Generation", Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Assembly and Manufacturing, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. 70-75.
  3. Tumkor, S., Haapala, K., Kumar, V., Sutherland, J.W.. (Jun 18-21, 2006). "New Engineering Design Concepts for Sustainable Products", Annual Conference ASEE, Chicago, IL.
  4. Kumar, V.,Bee, D.J., Shirodkar P., S.,Tumkor, S., Bettig, B.P., Sutherland, J.W.. (Nov 5-11, 2005). "Towards Sustainable Product and Material Flow Cycles: Identifying Barriers to Achieving Product Multi-Use and Zero Waste", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition IMECE 05, Orlando, FL.
  5. Tumkor, S., Sutherland, J.W., Kumar, V.. (Nov 5-11, 2005). "Electrical And Electronic Equipment Recovery And Recycling In Turkey", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition IMECE 05, Orlando, FL.
  6. Fidan I., Tumkor S.. (Jun 12-15, 2005). "The Development of an Online Knowledge Based System to assist the Designers of Forging Process", Proceedings of the 2005 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Portland, OR.
  7. Fidan I., Roush E., Tumkor S., Kraft R. P.. (Jul 14-16, 2004). "Intelligent Simulation Environment for Electronics Remanufacturing Systems", IEMTí2004, 29th IEEE/CPMT/SEMI Intíl Electronics Manufacturing Technology Symposium 2004, San Jose, CA USA. 160-164.
  8. Tumkor, S., Der, M., Fidan I.. (Jun 1-4, 2004). "Effect of Product End-of-Life Options and Disassembly Level on Cost and Environmental Impact", Volume XXXII and for North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC XXXII). 287-294.
  9. Keil, T., Ozkan, B., Seliger, G., TŁmkor, S.. (Mar 27-28, 2003). "Suitability for Automated Disassembly", Proceedings of the Colloquium e-ecological Manufacturing, Berlin. 79-82.
  1. Fidan I., Roush E., Tumkor S., Kraft R. P.. (2006). "Internet Based Electronics Manufacturing Troubleshooting Tool for Surface Mount PCB Assembly", The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 27 561-567.