Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr.-Ing. E.h. A. Erman Tekkaya
Head of Institute

Baroper Str. 303
MB ||| / Raum 4.003
Campus Süd
44227 Dortmund
Germany

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Vita

University Education
1986 - 1988 Üniversite Doçenti (equivalent to habilitation) Mechanical Metallurgy, TC Üniversiteler Arası Kurul,Ankara/Türkei
1980 - 1985 Doctorate at the Institute of Forming Technology at the University of Stuttgart, Supervisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. K. Lange
1979 - 1980 Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Department, Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara/Turkey
1974 - 1979 Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Department, Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara/Turkey
   
  Academic Career
2016 - 2017 Vice Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, TU Dortmund University
since 2015 Visiting Professor, The Ohio State University, Columbus/USA
2014 - 2016 Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, TU Dortmund University
2013 - 2014 Vice Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, TU Dortmund University
2008 - 2013 Founding Director of the Center of Excellence in Metal Forming, Ankara/Turkey
since 2007 Professor and Head of Institute of the Institute of Forming Technology and Lightweight Construction (IUL)
2005 - 2009 Chairman and Full Professor at the Department of Manufacturing Engineering, ATILIM Universität, Ankara/Turkey
1993 - 2005 Full Professor at the Mechanical Engineering Department, METU, Ankara/Turkey
1996 - 1997 Visiting Professor (SEW Eurodrive-Chair) at the University of Stuttgart, Institute of Forming Technology
1986 - 1993 Assistant/Associate Professor at the Mechanical Engineering Department, METU, Ankara/Turkey
1989 - 1990 Visiting Professor and Coordinator of PSU-Project at the University of Stuttgart, Institute of Forming Technology
1988 Visiting Professor at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Institute of Mechanics
1983 – 1986 Head of Numerical Analysis and Education Group at the Institute of Forming Technology, University of Stuttgart
1980 – 1983   Research Assistant at the Institute of Forming Technology, University of Stuttgart (1980 – 1981 DAAD Scholar)
1978 - 1980 Student/Research/Teaching Assistant at the Mechanical Engineering Department, METU, Ankara/Turkey
   
  Memberships
since 2018 European Society of Experimental Mechanics (EuraSEM), Councilor
since 2018 Metal Forming Association (AGU), Chairman
since 2018 The Research Association for Steel Application (FOSTA), Member of Board of Trustees
since 2016 European Science Foundation (ESF), College of Expert Reviewers
since 2015 Internationale Akademie für Produktionstechnik (CIRP), Communication Committee
since 2015 Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH (MPIE), Scientific Advisory Board 
since 2013 Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Produktionstechnik (WGP)
since 2012 AiF (German Federation of Industrial Research Associations "Otto von Guericke" e.V.), Reviewer
since 2012 Review Board Production Technology (Fachkollegiate 401) of the German Research Foundation (DFG)
since 2011 Japan Society for Technology of Plasticity (JSTP)
since 2009 German National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)
since 2009 Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde (DGM)
since 2009 International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP), Fellow, 2001 – 2009 Corresponding Member
since 2008 International Impulse Forming Group (I²FG), Member (2008 – 2009 Founding Chairman)
since 2007 German Cold Forging Group (GCFG)
since 2007 German Metal Forming Association (AGU)
since 2007 International Conference on Technology of Plasticity (ICTP), Standing Advisory Board
since 1998 International Cold Forging Group (ICFG) (2007 – 2011 Chairman)
   
  Spokesmanships/Editorship
since 2018
CIRP Annals, Editorial Committee, Chairman
since 2017 DFG-SFB Transregio 188 "Damage Controlled Forming Processes", Spokesman
2015 - 2018 CIRP Annals, Editorial Committee, Vice Chairman
since 2015 Research Group on Additive Technology (ReGAT), Spokesman
since 2013 Research Center for Industrial Metal Processing (ReCIMP), Spokesman
since 2011 ELLI - Excellent Teaching and Learning in Engineering Education, Project Manager
since 2009 DFG-SFB Transregio 73 "Manufacturing of complex functional components with variants by using a new sheet metal forming process - Sheet-Bulk Metal Forming", Deputy Spokesman
2008 - 2014 DFG-SFB Transregio 10 "Integration of forming, cutting and joining for flexible production of light weight space frame structures", Spokesman
2007 - 2017 Journal of Materials Processing Technology (JMPT), Elsevier Verlag, Joint Editor-in-Chief
   
  Awards
2015 Steel Innovation Prize 2015 (Category: Research & Development)
2014 JSTP International Prize for Research & Development in Precision Forging
2014 ZukunftsErfinden NRW -Der Hochschulwettbewerb
2012 Honorary degree Doktor-Ingenieur Ehrenhalber (Dr.-Ing. E.h.) awarded by the Faculty of Engineering, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
2011 Most Innovative Paper Award, IEEE EDUCON
2010 Outstanding Paper Award, Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence
2004 METU Performance Award
2003 METU Performance Award
2002 Mustafa-Parlar Vakfı “METU Best Thesis Award” 2001-2002
2002 METU Performance Award
2002 Traian Vuia Award of the Romanian Academy for the book Formability of Metallic Materials (Springer)
2002 TTGV “The Most Successful Thesis Applied To Industry Awards”
2001 Mustafa-Parlar Vakfı “METU Best Thesis Award” 2000-2001
2000 Mustafa-Parlar Vakfı “METU Best Thesis Award” 1999-2000
2000 METU Performance Award
1999 Vakıfbank 1998-1999 METU Top Performance Award
1996 Scholarship: SEW-Eurodrive Stiftung Professorship Chair (1996-1997)
1987 TÜBITAK Scientific Promotion Award (Tesvik Ödülü)
1985 Gustav-Magenwirth-Preis for the best doctoral thesis
   
  Journal Referee
  Applied Mathematical Modelling
  ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering
  CIRP Annals-Manufacturing Technology
  CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology
  Computational Materials Science
  Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering
  International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering
  International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  International Journal of Damage Mechanics
  International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture
  International Journal of Material Forming
  International Journal of Mechanical Sciences
  International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing
  International Journal of Solids and Structures
  Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics
  Journal of Manufacturing Processes
  Journal of Materials Processing Technology
  Journal of Mechanical Engineering (Strojniski Vestnik)
  Journal of Production Engineering
  Manufacturing Letters
  Materials and Manufacturing Processes
  Materials Science & Engineering A
  Mechanics of Materials
  Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory
  Surface and Coatings Technology
  Journal of Applied Mathematic Methods