Towards Lean Manufacturing Project was Rewarded
As their senior projects, Bilkent University Industrial Engineering department students solve the real-life problems coming from cooperating companies. In these projects, they work together with company officials, university academic advisers, and USIM to develop solutions. As a result, these projects provide significant benefits and added value to the related company.
Bilkent University Industrial Engineering department started the Industrial Engineering Project Fair and Competition in the 2002-2003 academic year with the objective of increasing the interaction between the institutions of Turkish industry and the university, preparing students for their work life and benefiting Turkey from this cooperation.
In the 2010-2011 academic year, 20 different projects competed in the 9th Industrial Engineering Project Fair. After a year of intense and self-sacrificing work, successful projects have received their awards. "Towards Lean Manufacturing in Ulusoy Electric" project was rewarded as the best small and medium-sized enterprise project. The project team (Cem Kazan, Sezin Guven, Mahmut Yilmaz, Hande Yapici, Cansu Tasli, Mustafa Alp Ozalp) received their awards together with their industrial advisor Bulent Sonmez.