Three New Books Written By Our Academicians Met With Their Readers
Nov 22, 2016


As well as teaching, raising new generations and doing scientific research, our academicians stand out with the books they have written in their area of expertise.

Kemal Aru, whose 100th birth anniversary was celebrated as "a reference source for world architects and city planners of 2012" by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - UNESCO with special events, was immortalized in a book by ITU Foundation Publishing. Edited by the director of our Environment and Urbanisation Research and Application Center, Professor Doctor Nuran Zeren Gülersoy and our Department of Urban and Regional Planning lecturer, Associate Professor Turgay Kerem Koramaz, the book "Kemal Ahmet Aru, Urban Planning and Design" met with its readers.

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Published by ITU Foundation Publishing, the book focuses on professor doctor Ahmet Aru, a prominent figure in city planning who worked from 1940 to 1982 uninterruptedly in our Faculty of Architecture, his biography, the education of architecture and city planning that he received as well as the point of view he developed in theory and application of architecture, city planning, urban design, housing and residences. The book also touches on the remarks of academicians who had the opportunity to work with Aru and the invaluable comments on his work and modern approach that he introduced in the area.

It is foreseen that the book, consisting of a foreword, three panel discussions and sixteen articles written in English and Turkish, including Professor Doctor Kemal Ahmet Aru's contributions in fields of architecture, urban design and planning as well as the research conducted by today's academicians following in his footsteps, will become an essential source in passing Aru's academic heritage to new generations. For detailed information on the book, click here. To purchase the book online, please visit  1773 ITU showroom.

A Book in English by Our Mining Faculty Lecturers


Written by our Mining Engineering Department faculty members; Professor Doctor Nuh Bilgin, Professor Doctor Hanifi Çopur and Professor Doctor Cemal Balcı, “TBM Excavation in Difficult Ground Conditions” was published by world-famous Wiley Ernst & Sohn Publishing House and presented to its readers. The authors of the book, which is seen as a potential reference source abroad, pointed out that it will serve mining, construction and tunnel sector worldwide, as well as helping students in these fields. Hard copies and e-books can be ordered here.

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A Reference Book by Professor Doctor Aldülkadir Sezai Saraç on Nanofibers

Another book was published by Professor Doctor Abdülkadir Sezai Saraç from our Department of Chemistry. "Nanofibers of Conjugated Polymers" stands out as a book broadening horizons in the field with its wide range including the definition of polymeric nanofibers, electro fiber attraction method, basic concepts of polymer synthetics and blending different polymeric structures with conjugate polymers. To reach detailed information on the reference book that was published in both hardcopy and e-book format and order, click here.

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