- Retiree-Faculty Emeritus, Integrated Systems Engineering
- Faculty Emeritus, Integrated Systems Engineering
339 Baker Systems
1971 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
- Cold, Warm, Hot Forging
- Sheet Metal Forming
- Process Modeling in Metal Forming
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley 1966
M.S. University of California, Berkeley 1966
Diplom Ingenieur. Technical University Hannover (Germany) 1962
Areas of Interest
Taylan Altan conducts and supervises R&D in sheet metal forming. After working 2 years at DuPont, and 19 years at Battelle Columbus Laboratories in metal forming and manufacturing research, he joined The Ohio State University (OSU) in 1985. He is a Fellow of SME, ASME, ASM International and CIRP, and Director of the Engineering Research Center for Net Shape Manufacturing (ERC/NSM) and the Center for Precision Forming (CPF) funded by NSF and Industry.
He authored and co-authored more than 600 technical papers and metal forming related books: (1) Forging Equipment and Processes, (1973), (2) Metal Forming – Fundamentals and Applications (1983), (3) Cold and Hot Forging – Fundamentals and Applications (2004), (4) Sheet Metal Forming – Fundamentals and Applications (2012).