Last updated in Dec. 2022

Sina Atalay

Mechanical Engineering Student at Bogazici University

Education

Bogazici University, Mechanical Engineering

Istanbul, Turkey - Sep. 2017 to present

  • GPA: 3.86/4.00
  • Captain of Bogazici University Ski Team (2022-2023)

Istanbul, Turkey

Sep. 2017 to present

The University of Texas at Austin, Mechanical Engineering, Student Exchange Program

Austin, TX, USA - Aug. 2021 to Jan. 2022

  • GPA: 4.00/4.00

Austin, TX, USA

Aug. 2021 to Jan. 2022

Experience

Turkish Aerospace Industries, Mechanical Engineering Intern

Ankara, Turkey - Aug. 2022 to Sep. 2022

  • Turkish Aerospace Industries is the largest aviation and space company in Turkey that designs, develops, and manufactures aircraft, aerospace systems, and aerostructures.
  • Observed the final assembly process of a supersonic aircraft TAI Hürjet and wrote a report for possible design improvements for the installation process.

Ankara, Turkey

Aug. 2022 to Sep. 2022

Simularge, Mechanical Engineering Intern

Istanbul, Turkey - Jun. 2022 to Aug. 2022

  • Simularge is a technology company that provides web-based engineering applications to simulate and optimize products and manufacturing tools.
  • Modeled and simulated a metal-forming process deep drawing using finite element analysis with CalculiX.

Istanbul, Turkey

Jun. 2022 to Aug. 2022

Aselsan, Mechanical Engineering Intern

Ankara, Turkey - Jul. 2021 to Aug. 2021

  • Aselsan is the largest defense electronics company in Turkey and is listed as one of the top 100 defense companies in the world (Defense News Top 100).
  • Designed and analyzed a truss structure to ensure excellent dynamic performance for an optical measurement system using ANSYS and Siemens NX.

Ankara, Turkey

Jul. 2021 to Aug. 2021

Projects

An Ion Thruster Simulation Program: Ionizer

Istanbul, Turkey - Apr. 2022 to present

  • Write an ion thruster simulation program using C++ that solves the electrostatic field inside and moves the ions with the molecular PIC-DSMC approach under the supervision of Professor Murat Çelik.
  • Projects details: github.com/sinaatalay/Ionizer

Istanbul, Turkey

Apr. 2022 to present

Design and Construction of a Dynamometer

Istanbul, Turkey - Fall 2022

Istanbul, Turkey

Fall 2022

Design and Construction of an Automatic Guitar Tuner

Istanbul, Turkey - Fall 2020

Istanbul, Turkey

Fall 2020

Teaching Videos

Istanbul, Turkey - Summer 2020

  • Instructed the entire "Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics" course on YouTube (200,000+ views).
  • Projects details: youtube.com/c/SinaAtalay

Istanbul, Turkey

Summer 2020

Certificates

Machine Learning by Stanford University

- Sep. 2022

Sep. 2022

Skills

Programming: C++, C, Python, JavaScript, MATLAB, LaTeX

CAE: CalculiX, Abaqus

CAD: Solidworks

OS: Windows, Ubuntu

Other tools: Git, Premake, HTML, CSS

Languages: English (Advanced, TOEFL IBT: 113/120), Turkish (Native)

Extracurricular Activities

Alacati Surf Paradise Club (ASPC), Windsurfing Instructor

Izmir, Turkey - Summer 2019 and 2020

  • Taught windsurfing during summers as a Turkish Sailing Federation certified windsurfing instructor.

Izmir, Turkey

Summer 2019 and 2020