Members of Senate

 

Roles and Responsibilites of the Senate >> 

Senate is the top decision-making body for academic matters of a university. Senates are presided by rectors, and consist of vice rectors, deans, institute and conservatory directors, one faculty member elected for three years from each faculty, and three directors maximum elected from among the directors of vocational schools of higher education themselves. Secretary general attends senate meetings without the right to vote and acts a reporter during the meetings. Student representative of the university can attend the meetings excluding the ones with agenda of academic promotions and appointments, without having the right to vote. The senate convenes upon the Rector's call, minimum twice a semester every academic year.

The roles and responsibilites of the Senate are as follows:

 As per the Law No. 2547 on Higher Education and Regulations Governing Academic Organization,

 a) Settle the strategic plan at universities that do not have a university council

b) Issue regulations for the university in line with the provisions of the abovementioned law

c)  Decide on proposals to establish faculties, institutes, research institutes and conservatories within the university

d) Finalize the decisions to establish vocational schools of higher education, research and application centers, departments, programs, and science and art majors within the university

e) Finalize the decisions for curricula of the higher education departments within the university

f)  Finalize the decisions for the university's academic calendar

g) Determine the criteria to base the university's academic promotions on

h) Finalize decisions to grant honorary PhDs

i)  Finalize decisions on the objections made to the decisions taken by the faculty committe

j)  Perform other duties assigned with the abovementioned law and other laws

MEMBERS OF SENATE
CHAIR
Prof. Muhammed Hasan ASLAN (PhD)

Rector

Prof. Erhan DEMİRBAŞ (PhD)

Vice Rector

Prof. Bülent KESKİNLER (PhD)

Vice Rector

FACULTY DEANS
Prof. Taşkın KAVZOĞLU (PhD)

Acting Dean, Faculty of Aviation and Aeronautical Sciences

Prof. Taşkın KAVZOĞLU (PhD)

Dean, Faculty of Engineering

Prof. Ramazan ALTUNDAŞ (PhD)

Dean, Faculty of Science

Prof. Nilay COŞGUN (PhD)

Dean, Faculty of Architecture

Prof. Gökhan ÖZER (PhD)

Dean, Faculty of Business Administration

INSTITUTE DIRECTORS
Prof. Ümit DEMİR (PhD)

Director, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences

Prof. Salih Zeki İMAMOĞLU (PhD)

Director, Institute of Social Sciences

Prof. Ahmet Yavuz ORAL (PhD)

Director, Institute of Nanotechnology

Prof. Işıl KURNAZ (PhD)

Director, Institute of Biotechnology

Asst. Prof. Yakup GENÇ (PhD)

Director, Institute of Information Technologies

Assoc. Prof. Ali Murat SOYDAN (PhD)

Director, Institute of Energy Technologies

Prof. Mehmet Salim ÖNCEL (PhD)

Director, Institute of Earth and Marine Sciences

Prof. Muhammed Hasan ASLAN (PhD)

Acting Director, Institute of Defense Technologies

Prof. Erhan DEMİRBAŞ (PhD)

Acting Director, Institute of Transportation Technologies

ELECTED MEMBERS
Prof. Oğuz Kucur (PhD)

Faculty Delegate, Faculty of Engineering

Prof. Serap BEŞLİ (PhD)

Faculty Delegate, Faculty of Science

Prof. Elif Özlem ORAL AYDIN (PhD)

Faculty Delegate, Faculty of Architecture

Prof. Oya ERDİL (PhD)

Faculty Delegate, Faculty of Business Administration

Ömer Nadir SOYLU

Secretary General / Reporter