General Information


Oğuz ERYILMAZ is a research associate at Marmara University, Faculty of Technology, Department of Textile Engineering in Istanbul, Turkey. He received his B.Sc. degree in Textile Engineering from Uludağ University in 2011, Bursa. He obtained his M.Sc. degree in Textile Technology Program of Textile Engineering from Marmara University in 2017. Also, He continues to complete B.Sc. degree courses in Mechanical Engineering at Pamukkale University. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Textile Engineering at Marmara University. Starting from October 2019, He is a guest research associate at RWTH Aachen University in ITA (Institut für Textiltechnik). His main research area is Textile-Reinforced Composites which consist of a textile form as 2D or 3D woven fabrics, knitted fabrics, stitched fabrics, braids, nonwovens, multiaxial fabrics, and fibers. His specific research fields are:

Radial Braiding and Automated Fiber Placement (AFP) Technology for Composite Structures

Thermoset and Thermoplastic Composite Structures Used in Aircraft and Space

Natural Fiber Composites for Automotive Applications

Hybrid Fabrics for Structural Composites

His hobbies are mostly related to aviation. He has been the chief advisor one of the Rocket Teams at Marmara University for almost 3 years. He has been making static model aircraft for 7 years. He is especially interested in commercial aircraft and fighter jet. Currently, there are 5 large body, 7 narrow-body, 7 fighter jets and 1 piston engine in his collection. He frequently visits aviation museums (Technik Museum Sinsheim, Dornier Museum Friedrichshafen, BMW Welt Museum, Turkish Air Force Museum Istanbul, etc.). Also, he likes watching Formula 1 races and investigating effects of composite technology to the F1 cars.

Institutional Information

Faculty of Technology
Textile Engineering
Department of Textile Technologies