Mumin Gulmez

Mumin Gulmez

Mechanical Engineer M.Sc.

Stuttgart, DE



M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering
Istanbul Arel University

B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering
Celal Bayar University

High-School Degree
Izmir Anatolian Teacher Training High School


Core Competencies
Project Management Product Development 8D Problem Solving FMEA Data Analysis Performance Optimization Cross-functional Coordination

MSC Adams AutoCAD SolidWorks NX Unigraphics SpaceClaim ANSYS Fluent Microsoft Project and Office SigmaData

C SQL MySQL PHP HTML Visio Arduino PLC Solar Cells Rapid Prototyping Refrigeration

EN 62552 IEC 62552 ISO 17025 CSA C300-15 10 CFR Part 430 16 CFR Part 305 AHAM HRF-1 EPA Energy Star

Fluent in English Beginner in German Native Turkish Speaker

Professional Experience

2021 - Current   Senior Expert at R&D Center (MERC), Midea Europe GmbH

2017 - 2021   Product Development Lead, BSH Home Appliances

• Leading a cross-functional team as Development Lead for a new platform of Built-In SBS Refrigerator, which sells in the US and EU market.

• Leads the detailed design and development activities for a project of varying scope (e.g., detailed needs analysis, development, identification of appropriate design and delivery platform, timing, facilitator profile, budget, etc.)

• Supports the Sr. Manager, Senior Performance Solutions Lead, Audit in identifying and engaging required resources

• Provides background and contextual information for the assigned project team

• Ensures the timely and appropriate engagement throughout the end-to-end design and development cycle.

• Leads the project team in identifying the most appropriate modality

• Assume the Project Manager role for smaller projects to ensure projects are delivered on time, on budget, and meet the business needs.

• Ensures alignment with key stakeholders and ensures compliance with Global design and development architecture and standards as well as the measurement requirements and takes corrective action as necessary.

2015 - 2017   Functional Development Engineer, BSH Home Appliances

• Improvements in refrigeration and airflow system.

• Development of new features and functionalities.

• Prepare experiment set up, plan a test plan, execute the test plan, evaluate the test results, and report with the required conformity documentation.

• Performing the certification processes according to the US, EU, AU, and other countries' standards.

• Ratio, quality improvement, energy optimization, and benchmarking activities.

• Adaptation products to new requirements of market demands, regulations, and BSH internal rules.

• Support to the project teams regarding lab and certification relevant activities, as a project team member.

2013 - 2015   Research and Development Engineer, Smach Ice-Cream Machines Co

• Responsible for the project of remote access vending appliance with clouds as a sub-leader.

• Design and preparation of the prototype of the appliance.

• Analysis of problems in fluid mechanics, mixing, and cooling.

• Automate and improve existing appliances.

• Product concept, prepare, schematic and maintain BOM.

• Patent and legal applications.

2012 - 2013   Co-Founder, Alizvel Computer

• Advertising and marketing solutions for companies.

• Website design and small business inventory management software.

• Mobile applications and security system installation.

2012 summer   Intern, MetalFrio Solutions Klimasan

2011 summer   Intern, Norm Fasteners Co

Project and Achievements

• M.Sc.: Experimental Investigation of Heat Losses of the Refrigerator Gasket and Designing a New Gasket, 2019

• New Platform Project of the Thermador & Gaggenau Refrigerators Columns, 2018

• Modeling of a Refrigeration System with the Natural Refrigerant CO2, 2017

• Dry Aged Beef Appliance, Gaggenau Refrigerators, 2016

• Remote Access Smart Vending Appliance with Clouds, Smach Nil Series, 2015

• High-Efficiency Mini Cold Plate Design with Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics Analysis, 2014

• A prototype vehicle with the Early Warning, Safety Protection and Telemetry System, 2013

• International Bilimtey Science Days, 2010 to present

Honors, Awards, And Affiliations

• Winner of the RTC Pitch Day, BSH Home Appliance, 2018

• The Inventor of the Year, BSH Home Appliance, 2017

• Innovative Idea of the Year, BSH Home Appliance, 2017

• ASHRAE Community Member, 2017

• Unique Storage, BSH Annual Innovation Day 2016

• Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards 2013 Winner (With Royal Dutch Shell)

• Shell Eco-Marathon Europe, 2012 Solar Prototype 4th, 2013 Battery-Electric Prototype 20th

• CBU Engineering Design Competition, Runner-up, 2013

• Izmir Institute of Technology Robot Contest Winner, 2012

• TUBITAK Formula-G Racing in 2011, 2012 and 2013 Finalist

• TEV Scholar and Outstanding Achievement Award Scholarship - 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013

• Celal Bayar University Solar Car Team (EcoMagnesia), Vice-Captain, 2010 to 2013

• Bilimtey Science Society Founder and Honorary Member, 2008 to present