The Department of Mechatronics Engineering offers a modern, advanced and visionary training aimed at high quality with its strong background and idealist training staff. In this training process, the basic target is to train observing and researching individuals who can adapt to the national and international conditions and requirements and who can have a say in the future of the country with their achievements. For this purpose, our department is in a close cooperation with the national and international partner.
One of the basic working fields of the graduates of the Department of Mechatronics Engineering is the SMEs in various sectors.
In 2010, approximately 2,5 million SMEs carried on a business in different fields. They make up 99.9% of all the enterprises, 77,8% of the employments, 51,5% of the salaries and payments, 64,8% of the endorsements, 55,5% of the added value with the cost of factor, and 41,1% of the gross investment related to the material possessions.
Developed engineering skills possessed by the SMEs active in the mechatronics sector are the factors increasing the chance of the manufacturing firms for competition in the international markets. In Turkish Mechatronics Industry, almost every type of spare part and appurtenance is produced and manufactured at a high quality and competitive price. The rate of local input in the process of production is around 80-85%.
The main product groups produced in the mechatronic industry are as follows: large coolers, refrigerators, freezers, food cooling and storing devices, washing machines, clothes driers, dish washer, cooking devices, electric ovens, microwave ovens, vacuum cleaners, carpet-washing machines, cleaning machines, weaving, knitting and sewing machines, small house appliances, mainframes, printer units, lighting equipment, toys, sports equipment, medical devices, monitors and control devices, and several others available to people at every stage of their daily lives.
Turkish electrical and electronic equipment industry produces devices and machines of 9,5 billion dollar a year. There are about 2.000 businesses active in the sector. Telecommunication equipment occupies 16% of the product groups of the electrical and electronic equipment industry, secondary only to the consumer equipment export. This sector develops every day thanks to the research-development investments on a large scale, and telecommunication wires take the lead in the telecommunication sector. According to the data of the year 2008, the telecommunication equipment export of the electrical and electronic equipment industry, which had a 6-billion-dollar sum of export, was 2,17 billion dollar, while the share of the consumer equipment export was 2,15 billion dollar. The EU countries like Germany, France, Italy and Spain and England are among the countries to which the sector exports. These figures and data reveal the need for qualified personnel in fields of design, innovation, development and production of electrical and electronic systems.