Alp Kaçar

Personal Web Page



Doctor of Philosophy (PhD): TOBB University of Economics and Technology / Ankara (01/14 – ..)
Faculty/Department: Institute of Science and Technology / Mechanical Engineering
CGPA: 3.50 / 4
– Advanced Dynamics, Flow Control, Biomechanics, Robotics, Advanced Vibrations, Optimal Control and System Modelling, Digital Control, Detection & Estimation lessons obtained and qualification exam has been passed.

Master of Science (M.S.): Atılım University / Ankara (09/2010 – 08/2013)
Faculty/Department: Institute of Science and Technology / Mechatronics Engineering
CGPA: 3.00 / 4
Thesis: Attitude and Altitude Control of a Triple Tilt-rotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
– Intelligent Control – Fuzzy Controller Design of an Inverted Pendulum
– Helicopter Dynamics Stability & Control – Trim Solution of the Sikorsky UH-60 Helicopter (from METU)
– Control Engineering – Estimation, Feedback Regulator Design, and Analysis of a Twin-rotor Unmanned Aerial System (UAS)
– Automotive Engineering – Design, Modeling, Control and Manufacturing of an Autonomous Bicycle

Bachelor of Science (B.S.): Atılım University / Ankara (09/2005 – 06/2010)
Faculty/Department: Engineering Faculty, Mechatronics Engineering
CGPA: 3.19 / 4 Honor Student (4th rank)
– Undergraduate Research Project – Design, Modelling and Attitude Control of a Novel Twinrotor Flying Robot with Tilting
– Mechatronic Design – Bio-inspired Rabbit Robot Design
– Mechatronic Instrumentation – Line Follower and Target Detective Robot
– Control Systems – Light Follower on Pan – Tilt Axes
– Microcontrollers – Mobile Vehicle with Microcontrollers
– Mechatronics Components – Distance Measuring Device
– Mechanical Machine Elements – Conceptual Gear Box Design
– Theory of Machines – 6-bar Mechanism Design & Manufacturing
– Engineering Design – 3 Wheeled Small Vehicle

High School: Private Bilim Science High School / Ankara (09/2002 – 06/2005)

Primary: Çankaya Primary School / Ankara (09/1995 – 06/2002)


Company: FIGES Engineering / Ankara – Chief SCADE Application Engineer (12/2016 – …)
Field of Work: Engineering 

– Simplorer and SCADE Products Technical Support and Training


Company: Aeronal Corporation / Florida, US – President (11/2015 – 12/2016)
Field of Work: Engineering, Manufacturing & Trade
– Company Management
– MIL-STD, SAE, ASTM, AISI Standards

Company: Elya Makina / Ankara – Mechatronics Engineer (Founder) (1/2015 – 11/2016)
Field of Work: Engineering, Manufacturing & Trade
– ISO-9001 QAS Documentation
– Responsible from Assembly Design using CATIA, 3D Modelling using CATIA, Technical Drawing using CATIA, Metal
Casting, Turning, Milling, Laser & Water Jet Cutting, Threading, Bending, Welding, Heat Treating, Chemical Analysis, Grinding,
Coating, Painting, Rubber Casting, Test & Measurement, Packaging, and Logistics processes (Export, Import)

Company: FIGES Engineering / Ankara – MATLAB Application and Project Engineer (5/2012 – 5/2015)
Field of Work: Engineering – System Modelling and Mechatronics
– Alternator Test Platform: Developed using NI cRIO with LabVIEW, system manages sensors and main actuator.
– Radar and Missiles Load Test Stand: 300Hz feedback control system actuates hydraulics pistons, simulates wing and missiles
under launching condition with empirical data using MATLAB-Simulink Real-Time.
– Pyrite Purification Automation System: Manages 6 hours purification process of 45 pneumatic valves, sensors and actuators
using LabVIEW with NI DAQ.
– HALT & HASS Tests of a DC Motor (Project Manager): Test bench of a DC motor has designed, manufactured and HALT
HASS tests has been completed.

– Designing a Generic Test Bench for Outflow Valves: Design of test bench for 6 different outflow valves, control all test
operational procedure using LabVIEW and NI hardware.
– Qualified MATLAB Software Trainer (MATLAB, Simulink, SimScape, SimMechanics, Simulink Real-Time)

Company: Se Technology & Defense / Ankara – Mechatronics Engineer (12/2010 – 5/2012)
Field of Work: Engineering – R&D
– Design, Modeling, Simulation, Control and Manufacturing of a Tiltrotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Funded by KOSGEB)
– (3DöHAT) Attitude and Altitude Control of a Triple Tilt-rotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Funded by SANTEZ project)

Company: Apple – Karakaya / Ankara – Campus Representative (05/2008 – 06/2009)
Field of Work: Sales
– Sales of Mac products in university campus

Company: TÜBİTAK – UZAY / Ankara – Intern Engineer (06/2009 – 09/2009)
Field of Work: Engineering – Embedded Systems Design
– Programmable Signal Generator
– Stepper Motor Driver for a Platform
– Multilayer PCB Design integrated with Camera

Company: TÜBİTAK – SAGE / Ankara – Intern Engineer (06/2008 – 07/2008)
Field of Work: Engineering – Mechatronics, Manufacturing
– In Mechatronics, Manufacturing departments 20 workdays first intern.