Alek Turkmen

Entrepreneur | Stealth Startup | Engineer @ Cooper Union

Alek Turkmen is a rising senior at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art studying Mechanical Engineering with an intended minor in Economics and Public Policy. Alek has three internships under his belt, ranging from NYC's MEP consulting industry, environmental sensor engineering with IoT technology in NYC's East Village, and manufacturing of airborne radar for mission-critical and space operations.

Alek is highly experience in both front/back-end technologies. For CADing and sim, Alek has worked with and has complete mastery of AutoCAD, Revit, Inventor Pro, SOLIDWORKS, and NX/Siemens. For coding and analysis, Alek has strong involvement in HTML/CSS/JS, Python, SQL, Excel/Minitab, GR&R, and MATLAB.

Finally, Alek's interests lie in startups and small tech and he envisions himself owning his own company in the future.

Projects

Stealth Startup

Stealth Startup

Coming 2024

Code Word: Bonjuk

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Queens Sculpture

Queens Sculpture

A 6ft tall sculpture spelling Queens located in MacDonald Park, Forest Hills

Unveiling Spring 2025

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Cooper Union Alumni Portal

Hacking Cooper Union

Web scraping and data mining alumni records

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Fashion Designer Toolbox

Fashion Designer's Toolbox

A unique and completely customized acrylic toolbox and showcase for a fashion designer

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Fashion Designer Toolbox

Flag Frenzy

A cryptic 6 player game inspired by Duck Duck Goose, Capture the Flag, and Proximity Sensors

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Restoring BMW 1989 E32

Restoring BMW 1989 E32

Restoring BMW's flagship sedan to its near original

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Retired Semi-Pro eSports Athlete

Retired Semi-Pro eSports Athlete

Alek pursued an eSports dream in League of Legends, excelling in local tournaments and achieving high ranks before shifting focus to academics

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Computer Assembly

Computer Assembly

Young genius Alek crafting PCs at 12 years old

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Blogs

Below are my blogs in chronological order.

Experiences

NG Logo

Northrop Grumman

Manufacturing Engineer Intern (11 weeks)

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Loisaida Inc.

Loisaida Inc.

Remote Sensing IoT Technician

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