Experimental facilities in the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department include a number of laboratories for training and research as well as a machine shop.

The Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department has the following laboratories available for training and research.

Basic Electrical Engineering Laboratory

This laboratory is intended to familiarize students with the fundamental procedures of electrical laboratory measurements. Experiments are designed to illustrate basic electrical circuit theory concepts for linear and non-linear resistive circuits, simple dynamic circuits, and single-phase linear AC circuits.

Basic Electronics Laboratory

This laboratory is used for undergraduate electronics, logic design and telecommunications experiments. The laboratory houses 35 state of the art test and measurement setups each including a power supply, a multimeter, a signal generator, a mixed signal oscilloscope and a personal computer. The laboratory is also equipped with the necessary hardware and software for experimenting on field programmable gate arrays.

Electrical Machines and Power Electronics Laboratory

The laboratory is sufficiently equipped with instrumentation and experimental setups to support undergraduate and graduate curricula on all types of rotating machinery up to 10 kW. Additionally, facilities are available for research on drive systems, which allow dynamic torque measurement, measurement of power for distorted waveforms etc.

Microcomputer Systems Laboratory

This laboratory primarily aims to acquaint the students with the basics of microprocessors and microcontrollers and their relevant interfacing techniques. It is designed for conducting experiments on microcomputer systems and microprocessor/controller based applications in both hardware and software, using mainly machine language and assembly level programming. The laboratory is equipped with development boards and training kits of various microprocessor families such as Motorola and Intel, and personal computers, networking facilities, high level programming tools and other necessary support equipment.

Computer Architecture Laboratory

This laboratory is designed to teach computer architecture fundamentals to students and is equipped to make them conduct various experiments on computer hardware organization using suitable training kits, microprocessor development boards and necessary support equipment.

Computer Systems and Networking Research Laboratory

This laboratory is mainly for graduate research and training and is equipped with PCs, workstations, logic analyzers, various advanced level computer development platforms, DSP boards, networking simulation software, etc. The research topics are concentrated primarily on computer systems and architecture, computer networking, routing problems, QoS issues, performance modeling, network optimization and fault tolerance.

Student Computer Service Room

This laboratory is designed for the use of undergraduate students. Computers run under a Novell Netware server. Various compilers, word processors, graphics editors and special mathematical and electrical application programs are available for users.

Process Control Laboratory

The laboratory provides facilities for undergraduate and graduate training and research in the field of control and instrumentation of industrial processes.

Telecommunication Research Laboratory

This laboratory provides facilities for undergraduate and graduate studies in the fields of telecommunication and signal processing. The laboratory is equipped with special purpose telecommunication instruments as well as basic signal generation and analysis facilities.

Antenna Laboratory

The antenna laboratory is well-equipped for making measurements of antenna parameters such as gain, pattern, polarization, input VSWR, and impedance at frequencies ranging from 1 to 40 GHz using an anechoic chamber of dimensions 6.73mx2.85mx2.60m. The laboratory is equipped with electromagnetic simulation and circuit design software.

Microwave Laboratory

It is equipped for studies in the frequency range of 0.1 to 40 GHz. A network analyzer and a spectrum analyzer are among the basic facilities offered in this laboratory for undergraduate training as well as graduate research. Waveguide, microstrip and stripline circuits and components are studied, including thick-film hybrid circuits and components. The laboratory is equipped with electromagnetic simulation and circuit design software.

Power System Laboratory

The laboratory is designed for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research.

Robotics Laboratory

The laboratory provides facilities both for training and research in robotics and related fields such as artificial intelligence, pattern recognition and computer graphics. Software development for robotic applications, development of interface circuits and sensory circuits pertaining to position feedback form the majority of the research studies conducted in this laboratory.

High Voltage Laboratory

This laboratory provides facilities for undergraduate and graduate experiments and research as well as quality control tests of high voltage insulation for industrial equipments. The laboratory consists of medium and high voltage test halls and is equipped with high voltage, A.C., D.C. and impulse test systems, high voltage and current measurement, waveform recording, and discharge detection facilities.

Static Power Conversion Laboratory

This laboratory has necessary facilities to carry out experiments on SCR based rectifier/inverter sets for the study of static power conversion and conducting research in the field. It offers a suitable ground for developing high power DC sources and electrical drives. It is furnished with the necessary equipment for harmonic studies related to static power converters.

Microelectronics Fabrication Laboratory

This clean room houses the necessary equipment for the fabrication of microelectronic and optoelectronic solid state devices and circuits. Laboratory facilities include a high resolution lithography system and photoresist spinner, as sputtering system, a thermal evaporator, a plasma etcher, a surface profiler, a chemical hood, and ovens.

Optoelectronics Laboratory

This research laboratory is used for integration and characterization of optoelectronic components. The laboratory houses a computer controlled optical characterization system, a wire bonder, and a flip-chip aligner bonder.

Optoelectronics Processing Laboratory

This research laboratory is used for chemical processing for fabrication of optoelectronic components. The laboratory houses a chemical hood and a high precision lapping/polishing system.

Microelectronic Device Characterization Laboratory

This research laboratory houses the necessary equipment for the electrical characterization of microelectronic and optoelectronic devices. The laboratory also houses high performance computing facilities for modeling and simulation of novel solid state devices and circuits.

Biomedical Engineering Training Laboratory

This laboratory houses experimental set-ups to study various types of sensors and measurement techniques, biopotential amplifiers, a nerve stimulator, a PC-based ECG system, a spirometer and variety of electronic test equipment. The laboratory has been established as a reference biomedical engineering training laboratory in Turkey.

Medical Instrumentation and Physiological Measurement Laboratory

This laboratory is equipped with multipurpose transducers, amplifiers for ECG, EEG, EMG, and phonocardiogram, a nerve stimulator, an animal respirator, infusion pumps and surgery tools for graduate research. In this laboratory, animal experiments can be performed on a range of animals from rat to sheep.

Medical Imaging Laboratory

Current research in this laboratory is mainly focused on developing numerical methods and hardware for a novel medical imaging method that uses electromagnetic means to image tissue electrical conductivity distribution. For computational and visualization purposes a Sun Sparc Station 10 and a number of PCs are employed with necessary compilers and a professional visualization software.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Laboratory

This laboratory has a 0.15 Tesla, 800mm clear bore whole body Oxford resistive magnet, Analogic Corporation gradient and RF amplifiers. This laboratory is also equipped with hardware and software tools for MR-current density imaging, MR-Electrical Impedance Tomography.

Brain Research Laboratory

The research in this laboratory is on the Electro-magnetic-Source Imaging (EMSI) of the human brain. Currently, the forward and inverse problems of EMSI are studied, and a 256-channel EEG device is being developed. The laboratory is equipped with six interconnected PCs and a PC based computer cluster with eight processors.

Computer Vision and Intelligent Systems Research Laboratory

This laboratory is designed for graduate and post graduate students studying in the fields of computer vision, pattern recognition, intelligent systems and robotics. It is equipped with computers for researchers, a parallel processing systems, a robot base and special instrumentation, which can be used in robot construction.

Machine Shop

The Departmental machine shop is equipped to manufacture various parts required for research projects and laboratories. Facilities are available for turning, milling, drilling, punching and welding. A surface-grinding machine is also available for precision machining.