Efecan was born and raised in Turkey, decided to study abroad and moved to Vienna in 2012. After he spent a few years learning German in order to qualify for an Austrian university, he graduated successfully from UAS Technikum Vienna in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. He got attracted by the 3D printing laboratory during his studies and decided to write his theoretical bachelor thesis about printing mechanical components with a Selective Laser Sintering system.
During his practical internship during his last semester in south Turkey, he participated in designing the engine room of a steel yacht and wrote his 2nd thesis concerning the subject. The practical training and hands-on mentality of his study program allows him to realize technical concepts, work with various manufacturing methods and materials. He enjoys production-orientated design, which led him to work in the construction of an escape-room in Vienna. After his graduation, he now got the opportunity to become a part of the alchemia-nova family.