After graduating from Manisa Celal Bayar University (MCBU) Mechanical Engineering Department in 2008, Dr. Yiğit Erçayhan completed his master's degree in Manisa Celal Bayar University Mechanical Engineering Department in 2010 and his PhD in Manisa Celal Bayar University Mechanical Engineering Department in 2018. In between 2009 and 2011 he worked as a Project Research Assistant at the Manisa Celal Bayar University, Department of Mechanical Engineering within the scope of the TÜBİTAK project and as a Lecturer at the Manisa Celal Bayar University Akhisar Vocational School. In November 2011, he started to work at IZELTAŞ Izmir El Aletleri Inc. as an R&D Engineer at the R&D Center. After a few years Dr. Yiğit ERÇAYHAN worked as the Deputy Manager of the R&D Center in 2013 - 2017 and then the Manager of the R&D Center in 2017 - 2021 at IZELTAS. He carried out more than 100 R&D projects in the R&D Center. As of November 2021, he has been working at Izmir University of Economics, Department of Mechanical Engineering as an Assistant Professor.
Areas of expertise; Manufacturing Processes, Plastic Deformation Methods: Hot Forging Method, Heat Treatments, Material Science, Material Characterization, Design, Mechanical Analysis Methods.