Rector

Prof. Dr. Mehmet Karaca - karaca@itu.edu.tr

BSc: Meteorological Engineering, ITU, 1979
MSc: Meteorological Engineering, ITU, 1981
MSc: Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UCLA, 1985
PhD: Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UCLA, 1990


BIOGRAPHY

Prof. Mehmet Karaca completed his graduate and postgraduate education in Istanbul Technical University and received his MSc degree in University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. He completed his PhD degree in University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. During his work at ITU he served in many administrative positions including vice-director (1993-1995) and director (2001-2004) of Institute of Social Sciences and Technology, Eurasia Earth Sciences vice-director (2001-2002), ITU Research Fund Board Member (2001-2004), Head of Climate and Ocean Sciences Research (2001-present). In 2008-2010 he served as the rector’s advisor and in 2009-2010 as a founding Rector of ITU-TRNC, and took the position of ITU Rector in 2012. His research topics are “Atmosphere and Ocean Modeling”, “Global and Regional Climate Change”, “Emergency and Disaster Management”, “Air Pollution and Air Quality and Urban Climate”. He is a member of American Geophysical Union, American Meteorological Society, National Geographic Society (USA) and WWF Turkey. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Karaca is married and has two children.

Vice Rector

Prof. Dr. Ali Fuat Aydın - afaydin@itu.edu.tr

BSc: Environmental Engineering, ITU,1990
MSc: Environmental Engineering, ITU, 1992
PhD: Environmental Engineering, ITU, 2002

BIOGRAPHY 

Prof. Dr. Ali Fuat Aydın was born in 1967 in İstanbul.  He recieved his graduate and postgraduate education at ITU Environmental Engineering Faculty. He conducted his postdoctoral research for one year in 2004-2005 at University of Newcastle Upon Tyne. Prof. Aydın’s academic fields of interest include Anaerobic and Aerobic Treatment of Industrial Wastewaters, Marine Disposal System, Water Supply and Wastewater Disposal, GIS applications in Infrastructure Planning and Environmental Impact Assessment. Apart from academic life he is interested in table tennis, trekking, music, reading, watching movies and theatre plays as well as collecting aeronautics objects. Prof. Dr. Ali Fuat Aydın is married and has two children.

Vice Rector

Prof. Dr. İbrahim Özkol - ozkol@itu.edu.tr

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BSc:  Aeronautical Engineering, ITU,1985
MSc: Aeronautical Engineering, ITU, 1988
PhD: Aeronautical Engineering, ITU, 1992


BIOGRAPHY

In 1962, Prof. Dr. İbrahim Özkol was born in Izmir. Having graduated from the Department of Aeronautical Engineering at Istanbul Technical University in 1981, he also accomplished his MSc and PhD studies in the same department. In 1992-1993, for 15 months, he was commissioned in the projects of “CASA-3000” and CN-235” in Spain by Turkish Undersecretariat for Defense Industries. He came back again to his academic life in 1996, he received the title of professorship in 2005. He pursues his career as a Vice-Rector and a lecturer in the Department of Aeronautical Engineering-Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Prof. Dr. İbrahim Özkol is married and has two children.




General Secretary

Prof. Dr. Tayfun Kındap - kindap@itu.edu.tr

BSc: Meteorological Engineering, ITU, 1992
MSc: Meteorological Engineering, ITU, 1996
PhD: ITU, Inst of Earth Sciences, 2005