Engineering Labs
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​​​​​​​​​​​​​Advanced Micro and Nano Devices Lab
Advanced Micro and Nano Devices Lab has been founded in 2017 through a funding provided by ISTKA. The facilities include metalorganic chemical vapor deposition system (MOCVD), scanning electron microscope, device fabrication room, probe station and electrical testing station. The general research areas include micro-nano device design, fabrication, and testing (MEMS/NEMS sensors); nanoelectronics; nanophotonics; and nanorobotic manipulation of nanomaterials.
Specific research fields include:
•  Fabrication of wide bandgap compound semiconductor nanowires/nanostructures (SiC, GaN, AlN etc.)
•  Design and fabrication of novel nanowire-based devices (FETs, phototransistors, photodetectors, diodes etc.)
•  Design and fabrication of high-power devices
•  Testing and modeling of nanoelectronic and nanophotonic devices
•  ​Developing novel fabrication techniques for nanowire-based flexible UV sensors

​​​Integrated Circuits Lab
Integrated Circuits Lab (ICLAB) operates as a part of the Electrical-Electronics Engineering Department with a broad interest on analog-digital and RF integrated circuit design. As a member of Europractice consortium, we are able to get our integrated circuit designs fabricated on silicon in the semiconductor fabs abroad using the Multi-Project-Wafer program. In addition to the application specific integrated circuit design capabilities, laboratory also offer an environment for reconfigurable digital system design on FPGA hardware. The measurement equipment allow circuit performance characterization up to 30 GHz. 
The overall research include but not limited to the following:
•  Integrated circuit design of non-linear dynamic systems
•  Low power analog/digital quantizer design for neural-network applications
•  Synthesizable and reconfigurable microprocessors
•  RF integrated circuit design for wireless communication applications 
•  Device modeling for nano-wire based high power MOSFETs
•  ​Integrated DC-DC converters for biomedical applications

​​​Unmanned Systems Lab
Unmanned Systems Lab is broadly interested in robotics and unmanned systems. Laboratory offers an ideal environment for research on unmanned aerospace and ground vehicle designs as a part of the Electrical-Electronics Engineering department. Our current research themes focuses on design and development of UAVs operating with alternative energy sources such as fuel-cells for future smart-city applications, navigation systems for GPS-denied environments and indoors, and micro-nano satellites. Our projects span from algorithmic design and implementation to field experimentation of aerospace and ground vehicles.​

​​​Electronic Circuits Lab 
Electronic Circuits Lab is mainly used for undergraduate courses and graduation projects. Laboratory offers an ideal environment for training on general analog/digital electronics, circuits and systems applications as a part of the Electrical-Electronics Engineering Department. Laboratory is equipped with digital oscilloscopes, signal generators, bench-top multimeters and power supplies as well as component supplies. In addition to regular undergraduate courses, senior students work in the lab for their graduation projects.​

​​​Embedded Systems and Logic Circuits Lab
Embedded Systems and Logic Circuits Lab has interest on low power embedded systems, Internet of Things and their cyber-physical security aspects. Laboratory operates as a part of the electrical-electronics engineering department and offers a research and teaching environment for the architecture and design of embedded and connected systems and their underlying hardware and software technologies. Current research has an emphasis on design methodologies and architectures for low power IoT system design, cyber-physical systems and their security aspects, and emerging human machine interface technologies.

​​​Data Science Lab
The R&D efforts in the lab is centered on making sense of big raw data for drawing actionable insights with the use of new generation cluster computing frameworks such as Apache Spark.
Equipment: A compute and storage cluster consisting of 8 slave machines each having 10 cores and 10 GB RAM, and a master machine of the same configuration running Apache Spark v2.4.0. The data storage of capacity over 1+ is supported through HDFS. ​

​​​Software Engineering Applications Lab
Research & software development in two major areas are carried out in this lab:
Bioinformatics: We develop computational models and analysis methods for biological and genomic data. In particular, we focus on the systems level understanding of omics data.
Data mining, data management, databases: We develop data mining and management algorithms to automatically predict variety of data pieces in diverse applications that range from predicting high impact scientific papers to mining graph and text patterns in biomedical databases.
Equipment:
•  DELL PowerEdge R740 Rack Server
1 x Intel Silver Xeon 4110 (2.1GHz/11M/8C/16T) - 96 GB Memory - 1.8 TB Hard Disc
•  DELL PowerEdge R730 Rack Server
2 x Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 2.4GHz - 128 GB Memory - 1.8 TB Hard Disc
•  DELL PowerEdge R720 Rack Server
2 x Intel Xeon E5-2620V2 / 2.1 GHz - 80 GB Memory - 2.4 TB Hard Disc
•  10 PCs

​​​Simulation and Modelling Lab (S3-Lab)
Simulation and mathematical modelling has been widely used in understanding, analyzing existing systems and evaluate possible solutions to current problems related to these systems. This lab aims to provide required infrastructure for modelling and simulation to both our academicians and students. 
S3-Lab has been operating under Simulation and Modelling Lab and has a mission of fostering systems thinking and interdisciplinary research in order to propose solutions for the region’s unresolved social, economic, and environmental problems, as well as work closely with industrial and institutional partners.
The applications of S3-Lab’s research and practices encompass the fields of energy, transportation, manufacturing, water management, and the built environment.​​

​​​Optimization and Operations Research Lab
Optimization and operations research discipline includes mathematical and statistical techniques that help researchers to make the best decision(s) or find system inputs that generates the desired/best possible output for a given objective and constraints. Applying such techniques requires complex and rigorous computations for which powerful computer architectures supported with state-of-the-art software is vital. This lab is established to provide this infrastructure to ŞEHİR’s academicians and fellow students. 
Operations Research on Energy Lab operates under this lab and conducts research on utilization of energy sources, optimization of energy distribution and infrastructure planning for emerging technologies (such as electric cars) in the energy field. ​  

​​​Computer Aided Design and Energy Lab​
Computer aided design (CAD) can be described as using computers to design, analyze, improve and optimize a product. Use of CAD software often provides efficient use of the designer, improved quality and a well-documented design process. In this lab, we aim to provide an environment in which academicians and students can find the required software and infrastructure to create 2-D or 3-D designs. 
​Current research of this lab is focused on renewable energy related topics more specifically solar energy and fuel cells. Ergonomics office is also located in this lab since the design and ergonomics are usually go hand-in hand.​

​​​Mechatronics Lab
Nowadays, to let the industry to produce high-quality and low-cost products, to carry out unmanned exploration of space, to make the medical surgeries and rehabilitation more effective, to increase the speed of military and rescue operations and reduce losses, and to perform transport and repair operations more efficiently and faster, robot and automatic systems are utilized. Mechatronics is the engineering field that enables the design of these devices taking the mechanical, electronic, control and software aspects into consideration as a whole, such that solutions that are not yet available can be offered and efficiency of existing devices can be greatly improved. 
In our Mechatronics Laboratory, research and education about unmanned aerial vehicles, industrial automation, robot design and composite parts manufacturing are realized. 
Some of the projects currently in progress are the design and realization of hybrid UAV with that flies like airplane and hovers like helicopter, holonomic quad-rotor UAV for indoor environments, hydrogen fuel cell power fixed wing UAV, automatic fabric metering machine, 6 axis industrial manipulator with carbon fiber links and 3D printed joints and tetherless exproof gas pipeline inspection robot.

​​​Machine Shop
Machine shop is one of the major facilities of the Mechanical Engineering Department, and it is focused on production through machining. Facilities in the machine shop including manual milling machine, 2 manual turning lathes, 3 axis CNC milling machine, planing machine, surface grinding machine, 2 vertical drills with tapping feature, chainsaw, compressed air line and mechanical/power tools are being used by students and researchers for educational and research based purposes.​



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