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. Finger tapping rates and the effects of various factors, İşeri, A, and Ekşioğlu Mahmut , Occupational Safety and Hygiene, p.31, (2013)
  2. A user experience study of airline websites, Ekşioğlu, Mahmut, Kiris Esin, cCakır Tuğba \, Güvendik Merve, Koyutürk Efsane D., and Yılmaz Merve , Design, User Experience, and Usability. Web, Mobile, and Product Design, p.173–182, (2013)
  3. Tapping Rates of Fingers and the Effects of Age, Gender and Hand Preference, İşeri, Ali, and Ekşioğlu Mahmut , SHO2013 –International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene, (2013)
  4. Heuristic evaluation and usability testing: case study, Ekşioğlu, Mahmut, Kiris Esin, cCapar Burak \, Selçuk Murat N., and Ouzeir Selen , Internationalization, Design and Global Development, p.143–151, (2011)
  5. Systems-Based Approach to Safety and Health in the Small to Medium-sized Enterprises, Ekşioğlu, Mahmut , Proceedings of XIX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work, p.22–23, (2011)
  6. Endurance time of grip-force as a function of grip-span, posture and anthropometric variables, Ekşioğlu, Mahmut , International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, Volume 41, Number 5, p.401–409, (2011)
  7. Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders and Ergonomics, Ekşioğlu, Mahmut , Architect and Engineer, Number 61, p.56–59, (2011)