Doctoral Candidate

Aykut Işleyen

Mechanical Engineering


Aykut Isleyen works as a PhD candidate in the Dynamics and Control section of Mechanical Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) under the supervision of Ömür Arslan and Nathan van de Wouw. He is currently working on Motion Prediction for Motion Planning (MP2) of Autonomous Mobile Systems. His research goal is to develop algorithms that allow safe autonomous navigation of mobile robots that operate in dynamic environments. His research interests include motion prediction, motion planning, and motion perception within the scope of mobile robotics.

Autonomous mobile robots have the potential to have a huge impact on the near future of our civilization. Safe navigation of these robots is the key enabler for that future.


Aykut Isleyen received his BSc degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Physics from Bogazici University, Istanbul, in 2016. He obtained his MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering at Koc University, Istanbul, in 2019. After working in a research team of a start-up company till 2020, he started to work as a PhD candidate in the Dynamics and Control Group of Eindhoven University of Technology.

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