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

Prof. Dr. Hacı Ali MANTAR


Prof. Dr. Mahmut Durmuş  Vice Rector

Prof. Dr. Işıl Kurnaz

 Vice Rector  
Prof. Dr. Hasari Çelebi  Vice Rector
Prof. Dr. İlyas Kandemir

Acting Dean, Aerospace Faculty

Prof. Dr. Yusuf Sinan Akgül

Acting Dean, Faculty of Engineering

Prof. Dr. Ramazan Altundaş

Dean, Faculty of Science

Prof.Dr. Elif Özlem Aydın

Dean, Faculty of Architecture

Prof.Dr. Hüseyin İnce

Dean, Faculty of Business Administration

Prof. Dr. Mevlüt Karabulut

Director, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences

Prof. Dr. Salih Zeki İmamoğlu

Director, Institute of Social Sciences

Prof. Dr. Fikret Yıldız

Director, Institute of Nanotechnology

Prof. Dr. Elif Damla Arısan

Director, Institute of Biotechnology

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Göktürk

Director, Institute of Information Technologies

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ali Murat Soydan

Director, Institute of Energy Technologies

Prof. Dr. Mehmet Salim Öncel

Director, Institute of Earth and Marine Sciences

Asst. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Güneş

Acting Director, Institute of Defense Technologies

Prof. Dr. Arif Çağdaş Aydınoğlu

Director, Institute of Transportation Technologies

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Oğul Esen Director, Cyber Security Vocational School
Prof. Dr. Oğuz Kucur

Faculty Delegate, Faculty of Engineering

Prof. Dr. Serap Beşli

Faculty Delegate, Faculty of Science

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tayfun Salihoğlu

Faculty Delegate, Faculty of Architecture

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Serhat Erat

Faculty Delegate, Faculty of Business Administration

Asst. Prof. Dr. Onur Son Aerospace Faculty
Nadir Yıldırım

Secretary General / Reporter

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