Board and Committees

Symposium is locally organized by faculty members of Izmir Institute of Technology (IZTECH) with the steering and support of the following distinguished individuals from academia and industry.

Mehmet Polat Symposium Chair - Chemical Engineering, IZTECH
Metin Tanoglu  Symposium Chair - Mechanical Engineering, IZTECH
Gulnihal Yelken  Symposium Secretary - Chemical Engineering, IZTECH
Murat Barisik Mechanical Engineering, IZTECH
Ozgenc Ebil Chemical Engineering, IZTECH
Engin Ozcivici  Department of Bioengineering, IZTECH
Sevgi Kilic Ozdemir Chemical Engineering, IZTECH
Ekrem Ozdemir Chemical Engineering, IZTECH
Fehime Ozkan Chemical Engineering, IZTECH
Hurriyet Polat Chemistry, IZTECH
Gamze Tanoglu Mathematics, IZTECH
Serife Yalcin  Chemistry, IZTECH
Ayten Nalbant  Molecular Biology and Genetic, IZTECH
Çekdar Vakif Ahmetoglu  Material Science and Engineering, IZTECH
Selahattin Yilmaz  Chemical Engineering, IZTECH
Ibrahim Kilicaslan  TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Center
Gulay Bulut  Mineral Processing Eng., Istanbul Tech. University
Mustafa Demir  Dean, Engineering Faculty Izmir Institute of Technology
Volkan Seyrantepe  Dean Science Faculty Izmir Institute of Technology
Haldun Sevincli  Chair, Material Sci. & Eng., Izmir Institute of Technology
Erol Şeker  Chair, Chemical Engineering, Izmir Institute of Technology
Mustafa Demircioglu  Chemical Engineering, Ege University
Emir Baki Denkbas  Chemistry, Hacettepe University
Timur Dogu  Chemical Eng., Middle East Technical University (Emeritus)
Cihangir Duran  Chair, Materials Engineering, Yildirim Beyazit University
Can Erkey  Director, Koc University Tupras Energy Center Chair, Koc University
Yılmaz Taptık  Chair, Metallurgical & Materials Eng., Istanbul Technical Univ.
Burcu Akata Kurc Micro & Nanotech. Prog. Central Lab., Middle East Tech. Univ.
Hasan Mandal  TUBITAK & Materials Sci. & Eng., Sabanci University
Kambiz Ramyar  Chair, Civil Engineering, Ege University
Halil Bakan  Kocaeli University, Turkey
Funda Tihminlioglu  Chemical Engineering, Izmir Institute of Technology
Suleyman A. Tuncel  Chemical Engineering, Hacettepe University
Nuran Elmaci Chemistry Izmir Institute of Technology
Yusuf Baran Rector Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey
Tahir Kemal Erdem  Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey
Devrim Pesen Okvur  Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey
Banu Ozen  Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey
Yusuf Baran  Rector Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey
Fatma Mehlika  Koc President, Izmir Chamber of Chemical Eng.
Timur Erk  Turkish Kidney Foundation President 
Tulay Caglayan Ozlu  R&D Director, Turkish Cement Manufacturers’ Association
Ender Yorgancılar  President Aegean Region Chamber of Indsutry
Mahmut Ozgener  President Izmir Chamber of Commerce
Mehmet Yunus Sahin  President, Aydin Chamber of Industry
Metin Usta  Director, Materials Inst., TUBITAK Marmara Research Center  
Yusuf Usta  President, Powder Metallurgy Assoc., Metallurgical Eng., Gazi Univ.
Yalcin Yilmazkaya  General Secretary, Aerospace Clustering Association
Ayhan Ezdesir  PETKIM PetroChemicals Inc., Turkey
Eda Acikcumkur  TÜPRAŞ Turkish Petroleum Refineries Inc., Turkey
Cagri Gurbuz  Deputy General Manager, SentesBir Inc.
Nafiz Karabudak  Sr. Manager, Tech. Initiatives, Lockheed Martin Corp., USA
Osman Okyay  Technical General Manager, Kale Holding Inc.
Mustafa Sezer  R&D Tech. Group Leader, Materials Tech., Arcelik Inc.
Ugur Uzgan  Product Manager, AKG Gazbeton Inc.