IE Students Get an Introduction to the Defense Industry

27 February 2018 Comments Off on IE Students Get an Introduction to the Defense Industry

On February 19, a panel on the topic of “The Defense Industry” was held in Mithat Çoruh Auditorium for senior students of Department of Industrial Engineering.

During the panel, participants Ferruh Emre Aytac from Roketsan, İdris Kaplan from TAI-TUSAŞ, Ceyda Elbaşıoğlu Özbay from FNSS and Dr. İnci Yüksel-Ergün from Aselsan offered insights into what it is like to work in the defense industry.

In addition to providing an overview of the responsibilities and duties of industrial engineers in the companies and organizations where they work, panelists also shared their experiences of professional life and discussed how important it is to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global economic, environmental and social context.

This was one of a series of panels on different sectors that will be held throughout the semester to help senior Industrial Engineering students determine their individual goals and career paths.