Assoc. Prof. Dr.
Full-Time Academic Staff
Mechanical Engineering
+90 392 661 2003
Educational Background: 
  • B.S., Gazi University; M.S., METU; Ph.D., Loughborough University
Research Interests: 
  • Metal Forming, Mechanics of Macro, Micro, and Nano Structures, Machine Elements, Machine Design, CAD/CAM/CAE, Artificial Neural Networks,
  • Biomechanics: Computational Human Modelling, Injury Analysis and Prevention, Vehicle Crashworthiness, Biomechanical Engineering Design and Optimisation
  • Computational Modelling: Multi–Body System Modelling and Analysis, Finite Element Analysis
Courses Taught: 
  • 4th year: MECH408 - Hoisting and Conveying Machinery; MECH413 - Introduction to Finite Element Analysis; MECH434 - Advanced Strength of Materials; MECH453 - Metal Forming Technology; MECH458 - Graduation Design Project; MECH471 - Production Plant Design; MECH420 - Mechanical Engineering Laboratory III
  • 3rd year: MECH303 - Manufacturing Engineering; MECH307 - Mechanical Engineering Design; MECH308 - Design of Machine Elements; MECH320 - Mechanical Engineering Laboratory II
  • 2nd year: MECH202 - Manufacturing Technologies; MECH206 - Strength of Materials; MECH227 - Engineering Materials; ASE264 - Mechanics of Materials
Selected Publications: 
  • Dogan, O., Esat, V., and Bal, B., “Experimental Investigation on Chloroprene and Acrylonitrile Butadiene Rubber Types Reinforced with Nano-Materials”, Materials Research Express, 2019, Vol. 6, No. 8, 0850a4, 11pp. [ISSN online: 2053-1591] [DOI: 10.1088/2053-1591/ab2397] [WOS: 000470226000004]
  • Acar, B. S., Meric, M., and Esat, V., “Hybrid Foetus with an FE Head for a Pregnant Occupant Model for Vehicle Safety Investigations”, International Journal of Crashworthiness, 2018, Vol. 23, No. 5, 540 – 548. [ISSN print: 1358-8265, ISSN online: 1754-2111] [DOI: 10.1080/13588265.2017.1359368] [WOS: 000453359400006]
  • Obaidullah, M., Esat, V., and Sabah, C., “Single- and multi-walled carbon nanotubes for solar cell applications”, International Journal of Modern Physics B, 2018, Vol. 32, No. 21, 26pp. [ISSN print: 0217-9792, ISSN online: 1793-6578] [DOI: 10.1142/S0217979218300074] [WOS: 000440827700001]
  • Obaidullah, M., Esat, V., and Sabah, C., “Thin Film (6,5) Semiconducting Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Metamaterial Absorber for Photovoltaic Applications”, Optical Engineering, 2017, Vol. 56, No. 12, 127101, 10pp. [ISSN print: 0091-3286, ISSN online: 1560-2303] [DOI: 10.1117/1.OE.56.12.127101] [WOS: 000419965800047]
  • Obaidullah, M., Esat, V., and Sabah, C., “Polarization Independent Triple-Band (5,4) Semiconducting Carbon Nanotube Metamaterial Absorber Design for Visible and Ultraviolet Regions”, Journal of Nanophotonics, 2017, Vol. 11, No. 4, 046011, 14pp. [ISSN online: 1934-2608] [DOI: 10.1117/1.JNP.11.046011] [WOS: 000418511400018]
  • Dagdeviren, S., Yavuz, M., Kocabas, M. O., Unsal, E., and Esat, V., “Structural Crashworthiness Analysis of a Ladder Frame Chassis Subjected to Full-Frontal and Pole Side Impacts”, International Journal of Crashworthiness, 2016, Vol. 21, No. 5, 477 – 493. [DOI: 10.1080/13588265.2015.1135522]
  • Zuberi, M. J. S., and Esat, V., “Evaluating the Effects of Size and Chirality on the Mechanical Properties of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes through Equivalent-Continuum Modelling”, Proc. IMechE, Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, 2016, Vol. 230, No. 5, 913 – 926. [DOI: 10.1177/1464420715588217]
  • Zuberi, M. J. S., and Esat, V., “Investigating the Mechanical Properties of Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Epoxy Composite through Finite Element Modelling”, Composites Part B: Engineering, 2015, Vol. 71, 1–9. [ISSN: 1359-8368] [DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2014.11.020]
  • Acar, B. S., Feng, J., and Esat, V., “Investigation into Suitability of Current ATDs to Represent Ageing Drivers”, International Journal of Crashworthiness, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 1, 1–10. [ISSN print: 1358-8265, ISSN online: 1754-2111] [DOI: 10.1080/13588265.2012.730211]
  • Esat, V., and Acar, B. S., “Pregnant Driver Injury Investigations in Oblique Crashes”, International Journal of Crashworthiness, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 4, 424–429. [ISSN print: 1358-8265, ISSN online: 1754-2111] [DOI: 10.1080/13588265.2012.664008]
  • Esat, V., and Acar, B. S., “Effects of Table Design in Railway Carriages on Pregnant Occupant Safety”, International Journal of Crashworthiness, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 3, 337-343. [ISSN print: 1358-8265, ISSN online: 1754-2111] [DOI: 10.1080/13588265.2012.664009]
  • Esat, V., and Acar, M., “Viscoelastic Finite Element Analysis of the Cervical Intervertebral Discs in Conjunction with a Multi Body Dynamic Model of the Human Head and Neck”, Proc. IMechE, Part H: J. Engineering in Medicine, 2009, 223(H2), 249–262. [ISSN: 0954 4119] [DOI:10.1243/09544119JEIM421]
  • Esat, V., Darendeliler, H., and Gokler, M. I., “Finite Element Analysis of Springback in Bending of Aluminium Sheets”, Materials & Design, 2002, Vol. 23, No. 2, 223–229. [ISSN: 0261 3069] [DOI:10.1016/S0261-3069(01)00062-0]