Assoc. Prof. Erkan KAPLANOĞLU
- Associated Professor at Marmara University
- Research Professor at Tennessee State University (BARLab.)
Dr. Kaplanoglu completed his M.Sc. and Ph.D. thesis at Computer-Control Department of Marmara University, Institute for Graduate Studies in Pure and Applied Sciences, in 2000 and 2006, respectively.
He worked as a research assistant professor at Department of Mechanical Eng. Vanderbilt University, Nashville,TN Faculty of Engineering from 2011 to 2012.
In March 2014, Dr. Kaplanoglu became Associate Professor at Marmara University, Mechatronics Department. He has been awarded YGGDRASIL Award (Young Guest Doctoral Researchers in Norway) in 2010.
In 2013, He introduced the idea and oversaw the establishment of a Biomechatronics& Assistive Technology Lab (BioMechatLab) at Marmara University that has since built a reputation and is ranked second in the country in terms of student involvement and research . The establishment of this lab has led to the collaborations with the departments of biomedical and medical at other partner higher education institutions.
He is currently a visiting researcher at the College of Engineering of Tennessee State University., Nashville,TN
His current research focuses on theBiomechatronics Systems, Lower Limb Prosthesis and Wearable Rehabilitation Devices.