Pınar Boyraz Baykas
Pinar Boyraz received double-major B.Sc. degrees in mechanical and textile engineering from Istanbul Technical University (ITU), İstanbul, Turkey, in 2003 and 2004 and a Ph.D. degree in mechatronics from the Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Loughborough University, Loughborough, U.K., in 2008. From 2008 to 2010, she was a Post-doctoral RA in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Texas at Dallas, USA, focusing on driver behavior modeling and active safety system development. From 2010 to 2014, she was an Assistant Professor and from 2014 to 2018, an Associate Professor of the Mechanical Engineering Department, ITU, conducting research in applied robotics. Since March 2018, she has been an Associate Professor with the Mechanics and Maritime Sciences Department, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden. Her research interests broadly include applications of mathematical modeling, mechatronics, signal processing, and control theory. She was awarded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation with Experienced Researcher Fellowship during her research in applied robotics at Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany, in 2016 and 2017.