Mahmut Ekşioğlu

B.S. in ME, Yıldız Technical University, 1981;
M.S. in AE, Wichita State University, 1990;
M.S. in IE, Wichita State University, 1992;
Ph.D. in IE, Wichita State University, 1996.
Research Interests: 
Industrial ergonomics/Ergonomics in product and vehicle design, Human-computer interaction, Safety and health engineering & management, Biomechanical/physiological/psychophysical modeling, Methods Engineering/lean production
Patents and Standards: 



  • Examined Patent No: TR 2014 14778 B (Patent document issuance date: 21/01/2019) T.C. Turkish Patent and Trademark Office / Patent Office
    The method of placing letters on the keyboard in accordance with the principles of ten-finger typing and the Turkish E-keyboard layout created according to this method (Application no: 2014/14778; Appl. date: 08.12.2014)

TSE Standard

  • TS 13771 - Basic Layout for Alphanumerical Turkish E-keyboard / April 2017

Recent publications

  1. Ergonomics in design: Safety and user experience factors, Ekşioğlu, Mahmut , 2nd International Conference on Design and Production Engineering, (2017)
  2. Hand Torque Strength in Industry: A Critical Review, Ekşioğlu, Mahmut , Industrial Engineering Applications in Emerging Countries, p.81, (2015)
  3. An Estimation of Finger-Tapping Rates and Load Capacities and the Effects of Various Factors, Ekşioğlu, Mahmut, and İşeri Ali , Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, p.0018720814563976, (2015)
  4. Estimation of digraph costs for keyboard layout optimization, İşeri, Ali, and Ekşioğlu Mahmut , International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, Volume 48, p.127–138, (2015)
  5. Save the Musicians! The Ergonomics of the Drumming, Ekşioğlu, Mahmut, N Öztürk Kaan, and Şirin Orkun , Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors: Part II, Volume 15, p.269, (2014)