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Ilker Yengin

Inst. of High Performance Computing, ASTAR - Singapore

Ilker Yengin (PhD) is a research scientist is interested in designing, developing and evaluating learning tools that are facilitating learners’ personal development, internalization, information processing and integration of learning.

Areas of interest

  • Instructional Technology
  • E-Learning
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Human Robot Interaction
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Cognitive Artifacts


In his team (A*STAR, Institute of High Performance Computing), Dr. Yengin is taking role in the Edutainment Project where the goal is to design and develop a robotic tutor that is equipped with a specialized hardware for teaching language.

Under Edutainment Project, Dr. Yengin is responsible for leading his team in design, development and evaluation of robotic tutor as well other learning technologies including games, touch surfaces, gesture-based interfaces and interactive objects.

Education :

PhD. Instructional Technologies, University of Nebraska Lincoln (2011 August)

PhD. Digital Design (Concentration on HCI), Kyungsung University (March 2008 - Dis.Cont.

M.Sc. Information Technologies, University of Bahcesehir (Feb. 2008).

B.Sc. Computer Instruction and Educational Technologies, University of Bahcesehir (June 2005)