Öğr. Gör. Yük. Müh. Deniz Pazarcı


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Deniz Pazarcı

Instructor of Electrical Engineering
Yeditepe University
Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
dpazarci@yeditepe.edu.tr


She received her MSEE degree in Circuits and Systems at Illinois Institute of Technology, USA and her BS degree in Electronics and Communications at Istanbul Technical University, Turkey. She taught at Illinois Institute of Technology, Boğaziçi, and Istanbul Technical universities.

She is currently a full-time instructor at the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering at Yeditepe University, Istanbul. She was the first vice-chairperson of this department and served in this position for 11 years.

Following are some of the courses she has taught: “Basic Circuit Theory”, “Circuits and Systems”, “Signals and Systems”, “Introduction to Electronics”, “Analog Electronic Circuits”, “Electronic Circuit Applications”, “Audio and Electroacoustics” and “Engineering Projects”.


AREAS OF INTEREST:

Electronics, CAD of Electronic Circuits, Circuits and Systems, Audio and Electroacoustics.

 

CURRENT DUTIES, PUBLICATIONS and ACTIVITIES:

 

Duties:

  • Department: Faculty Board Member, Advisory Board Member, IEEE Student Branch Advisor, Engineering Project Advisor, Academic Advisor.
  • BOLOGNA Process: Department Coordinator.
  • MÜDEK Accreditation: Department Coordinator.

 

Publications:

  • Deniz Pazarcı, Ali Ümit Keskin, Cevdet Acar, On the Behaviour of the Input Impedance of the Infinite Ladder Network, ELECO2005, Bursa, Turkey, Dec. 7-11, 2005.
  • Ali Ümit Keskin, Deniz Pazarcı, and Cevdet Acar, Comment on “Paradoxical behavior of an infinite ladder network of inductors and capacitors”, American Journal of Physics, Vol.73, Issue 9, pp. 881-882, September 2005

 

Academic Activities:

  • Courses Taught in 2014 & 2015 : Introduction to Electronics, Analog Electronic Circuits, Circuits and Systems, Engineering Project
  • Selected Engineering Projects:
    • Theremin, An Electronic Musical Instrument
    • Class D Audio Power Amplifier
    • Class AB Audio Power Amplifier
    • Wireless Robotic Application
    • Infrared Mono Headphone Implementation
    • Electrical Structure of Heart and Pacemakers
    • 12V DC / 220V AC Inverter using PWM
    • Digital Phase Measurement
    • Digital Audio Effects
    • Wireless Weather Station
    • Oven Temperature Control System
    • Greenhouse Operation Control System
    • Electronic Scale
    • Electronic Angle Meter
    • Switched Mode Power Supply
    • Car Parking Sensor System

 

AWARDS:

  • “Best Instructor in the Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department Award”, Spring 2015, Yeditepe University.
  • “Best Instructor in the Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department Award”, Fall 2014, Yeditepe University.
  • “Best Instructor in the Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department Award”, Spring 2011, Yeditepe University.
  • “Second Best Instructor in the Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department Award”, Fall 2010, YeditepeUniversity.
  • “Fifth Best Instructor Award” (among 305 courses/sections) “Faculty of Engineering and Architecture” – Spring 2010, YeditepeUniversity.
  • “Best Instructor in the Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department Award”, Fall 2008, YeditepeUniversity.
  • “Second Best Instructor in the Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department Award”, Spring 2007, YeditepeUniversity.
  • “Second Best Instructor in the Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department Award”, Fall 2006, YeditepeUniversity.
  • “Third Best Instructor Award” (among 108 courses/sections) “Faculty of Engineering and Architecture” – Fall 2005, YeditepeUniversity.
  • “Best Instructor in the Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department Award”, Fall 2004, YeditepeUniversity.
  • “Best Instructor in the Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department Award”, Spring 2004, YeditepeUniversity.
  • “Third Best Instructor Award” (among 148 courses/sections) “Faculty of Engineering and Architecture” – Fall 2003, YeditepeUniversity.
  • “Best Instructor Award” (among 153 courses/sections) “Faculty of Engineering and Architecture” – Fall 2002, YeditepeUniversity.
  • “Second Best Instructor Award” (among 150 courses/sections) “Faculty of Engineering and Architecture” – Spring 2002, YeditepeUniversity.


EARLIER ACTIVITIES:

Course Preparation and Development: Audio and Electroacoustics, (ECE Dept., IIT).

Laboratory Preparation and Development: Audio and Electroacoustics, Electronic Circuits, (ECE Dept., IIT).


Class Notes:
“Electronic Circuits Supplementary Class Notes”, ECE Dept., IIT, 1988.
“Audio and Electroacoustics Supplementary Class Notes”, ECE Dept., IIT, 1988.

“Women in Engineering Program”
Coordinator, Student Advisor, SWE (Society of Women Engineers) member (ECE Dept., IIT).

She taught “Circuit Analysis I” and “Signals and Systems” courses through the Interactive Instructional Television Network (IITV*), which links classroom studios on campus with classrooms at remote TV receiving sites (Distant Education Program) (ECE Dept., IIT).

Teaching Assistant, ECE Dept., IIT, 1979 – 1980.


IITV*: Mentioned remote sites include some metropolitan area colleges as well as more than 20 companies like Motorola, Northrop, and Fermi Labs. IITV’s talk-back feature permits students in remote classrooms to participate in class discussions. (Photos below show Mrs. Pazarci teaching “Circuit Analysis I” live on IIT/V, 1983).

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COURSES TAUGHT:

YEDİTEPE UNIVERSITY

Üsküdar Campus

Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Systems Engineering Dept.)

Electric Circuits (Computer Engineering Dept.)

26 Ağustos Campus (Electrical and Electronics Engineering Dept.)

EE 212 Circuits and Systems

EE 232 Introduction to Electronics (with lab.)

EE 333 Analog Electronic Circuits (with lab.)

EE 445 Electronic Circuit Applications

EE 446 Audio and Electroacoustics

EE 492 Engineering Project

ISTANBUL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY (Electronics and Communications Engineering Dept.)

Basic Circuit Theory

Introduction to Electronics

Signals and Systems (Turkish)

ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (IIT) – (ECE Dept.)

Circuit Analysis I – live through IIT/V

Circuit Analysis II

Signals and Systems – live through IIT/V

Engineering Electronics (with lab.)

Electronic Circuits (with design lab.)

Audio and Electroacoustics (with project lab.)

Special Problems (design projects)

BOĞAZİÇİ UNIVERSITY

Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering (EE Dept.)

Electrical Engineering (Industrial Engineering Dept.)

Principles of Electronic Engineering (Computer Engineering Dept.)

PERSONAL:


Married, one daughter
High School Degree (Science option): Kadıköy Maarif Koleji


SOCIAL ACTIVITIES:

  • Fenerbahçe Sports Club – member of High Council
  • Marmara Yelken Sports Club – member
  • TED Ankara Koleji Graduates Association – member


PERSONAL INTERESTS:

Reading, football, voleyball, swimming, music, movies and travel.

Countries Visited:
USA (more than 15 states including Hawaii), Canada, Japan, Australia, Singapore, England, France, Monaco, Italy, Germany, Nederland, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland, Luxemburg, Yugoslavia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Spain, Georgia. (Longest stay:
Chicago-Illinois, USA, 9 years)

Cities Visited in TURKEY:
Ankara (lived for 9 years), Erzurum (born and lived for 2.5 years), Tekirdağ (summer home), Antalya, Alanya, İzmir, Edirne, Kırklareli (lived for 3.5 years), Çorlu, Çanakkale, Balıkesir, Bursa, İzmit, Adapazarı, Kütahya, Afyon, Bilecik, Uşak, Denizli, Burdur, Isparta, Muğla, Aydın, Eskişehir (lived for 1 year), Konya, Bolu, Kastamonu, Samsun, Giresun, Gaziantep, Urfa, Hopa, Artvin, Rize, Trabzon. (Currently living in
Istanbul, one of the most beautiful cities in the world).