Ms. Turkoglu is a PhD candidate in the Program of Aerospace Engineering of Graduate Institute of Science and Technology at Istanbul Technical University (ITU). She received her MSc degree from the same program in 2015 and graduated as an Aerospace Engineer from the Astronautical Engineering Department of ITU Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 2012. She is currently working as a Research Assistant in the Space Systems Design and Testing Laboratory of ITU (ITU-SSDTL). She has been working in the ITU-SSDTL since 2014 and participated in 3 nanosatellite projects (two of them called BeEagleSat and HavelSat which are both participated in EU FP7 QB50 project, and a still-ongoing project ASELSAT).
Ms. Turkoglu’s research interests focuses on guidance, navigation and control (GN&C) and the design, analysis and development of nanosatellites. She’s been one of the teaching assistants of Astronautical Engineering Department capstone design course “Spacecraft System Design” since 2013. In addition to that, she is one of the graduates of CLTP8 (Cansat Leader Training Program) of UNISEC-Japan. With the experience of CLTP, she assisted a freshman year course, “Astronautical Engineering & Design” whose topic is designing and development CanSat.
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