Yavuz Murtezaoglu Elected as Vice Chair of CIRP Advisory Group

October 15, 2019
Yavuz Murtezaoglu

ModuleWorks announces that Managing Director, Dr. Yavuz Murtezaoglu, has been elected as Vice Chair of the CIRP Corporate Members Advisory Group. The appointment of Mr. Murtezaoglu is part of the CIRP’s goal to bring research and industry closer together. 

CIRP is the world leading organization in production engineering research. The organization is dedicated to developing an international network of leading researchers and industrialists who work together to optimize manufacturing processes, machines and systems. The CIRP Corporate Members Advisory Group draws attention to the current and future challenges facing the manufacturing industries and identifies new areas for research.

Dr. Yavuz Murtezaoglu
founded ModuleWorks in 2003. Today, ModuleWorks has over 170 partners and its
software components are integrated in over 500,000 seats of installed CAD/CAM
software around the world. ModuleWorks devotes a lot of its resources to
research and development and the company is actively involved in private and
publicly funded collaborative research projects with leading research
institutions and commercial companies. With his experience, technical expertise,
future vision and strong network of academic and industry partners, Yavuz Murtezaoglu
is expected to help the CIRP to achieve its goal.

In addition to the appointment of Dr. Murtezaoglu, the CIRP also renewed the Research
Affiliate status of Dr. Denys Plakhotnik, Research Manager at ModuleWorks.

About CIRP

CIRP is the world leading organization in production engineering research and is at the forefront of design, optimization, control and management of processes, machines and systems. The Academy has restricted membership based on demonstrated  excellence in research and has some 600 academic and industrial members from 50 industrialized countries. 

The Vision of CIRP

To promote research and development among its members from Academia and Industry to contribute to environmentally sustainable global economic growth and well being of society.

The Mission of CIRP

To develop the highest level international network of eminent researchers and Industrialists for the purpose of marchalling their knowledge and insights.


ModuleWorks is the leading software component provider for the CAD/CAM industry. With over 170 employees and 700 man years of software development, ModuleWorks’ expertise in toolpath creation and simulation is recognized throughout the industry and its software components are integrated in over 500,000 installed seats of CAD/CAM software around the world. From standard products to exclusive development projects, we work closely together with you to bring your own vision of Industry 4.0 to life. Our comprehensive product portfolio and cutting-edge software components enable you to optimize your CAD/CAM solutions and connect to CNC/MTB systems to increase your competitiveness and help you Get There Faster.


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