We are delighted to announce that Dr Sirin Tekinay has confirmed to speak at WEEF2019.
Dr Sirin Tekinay is a professor of electrical and electronics engineering. She is the Vice Rector for R&D at Sabancı University. After a twenty-year career in the USA, she held the positions of Dean of Engineering and Natural Sciences, and Rector. She was tenured at Electrical and Computer Engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology. 2005-2009, she served the US National Science Foundation. Dr. Tekinay holds a George Mason University PhD; MS, BS degrees from Bogazici University.
Prof. Tekinay holds nine patents. She founded the first FabLab in Turkey, pioneered STEAM in education and research. She is a consultant to for the European Commission; elected member on the Board of Directors of the European Society for Engineering Education and on the Executive Committee of the Global Engineering Deans Council.