Currently, Dr. Fidan serves as a Professor of the Department of Manufacturing and Engineering Technology and College of Engineering-Faculty Fellow in Innovation and Techno-Entrepreneurship at Tennessee Technological University. His research and teaching interests are in additive manufacturing, electronics manufacturing, distance learning, and STEM education. Dr. Fidan is a member and active participant of SME, ASEE, ASME, and IEEE. He is the Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology and International Journal of Rapid Manufacturing, and also the associate author of Wohlers Reports.
Dr. Fidan delivered an invited talk at the NSF Headquarter on Leading the Innovation and Student Success in Engineering Education on January 12, 2017.
Dr. Fidan is the recipient of 2015 University QEP Award for Excellence in Innovative Instruction.