Prof. Dr. Bahattin Koç

Prof. Dr. Bahattin Koç
Faculty Member

Prof. Dr. Bahattin Koç is the Director of SU IMC and Professor of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering at the Sabancı University. He received his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering from North Carolina State University in 2001 and 1997 respectively and his B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey in 1993. He was an Associate Professor (Tenured) of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University at Buffalo (UB) before joining to Sabancı University in 2010.

His research interests include additive manufacturing, heterogeneous object modelling and manufacturing, computational geometry for design and manufacturing, nano/micro-scale manufacturing, three dimensional (3D) Bioprinting and product realization.  He is the recipient of the Elginkan Foundation Science and Technology Award, Turkish Heart Association Award, “Most cited Author in Computer Aided Design” Award from Elsevier, UB STOR Inventor Award and UB Reifler Award. He has published more than 80 scientific publications (journal articles, book chapters and conference articles). Prof. Koç’s research works have been supported by major national, international research agencies and organizations and companies such as the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK), the Turkish Ministry of Development, the European Research Council FP7, U.S. Army Medical Research and companies. Prof. Koç is an Associate Editor and a member of editorial boards of several journals in his research area. His recent research work related to 3D Organ Bioprinting was highlighted at several international and national TV channels (BBC, CNN Turk etc.)  Newspapers and blogs.


Prof. Dr. Bahattin Koç

Sabancı University Faculty Member,  Additive Manufacturing Laboratory Coordinator





Additive Manufacturing, 3D Printing, 3D Bioprinting, Heterogeneous Object Modeling and Manufacturing, Computational Geometry for Design and Manufacturing, Nano/micro-scale Manufacturing