Hazal Uzunkaya


Hazal (H) Uzunkaya is working at Brandeis University as the Research Technology Specialist. While she was a studying Neuroscience and Physics at Brandeis, she started working with Ian Roy as a student worker. That summer she helped with the establishment of Brandeis MakerLab. Now she is in charge of the day to day operations of the Brandeis MakerLab, where any student, faculty or staff can learn to use a variety of technologies such as 3D Printers, 3D Scanners, Head Mounted Displays, embedded systems, robotics and many more. Along with Roy, she has built the student worker group and the organization of the Brandeis MakerLab. 

H has worked in a variety of professions, from working as a translator in a major Japanese newspaper to working at a genetics lab. She also is the co-founder of a non-profit organization which unifies students while creating networking opportunities. She has experience in many different work spaces, she has helped develop a ticketing system for the equipment used in the MakerLab, set-up a card access training program, help define student programs including the student worker program and the makers-in-residence program.

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