Prof.Dr. Gülden Gökçen AKKURT

Head of the Energy Systems Engineering
Head of the Energy Engineering M.Sc. Programme

Dr. Gulden Gokcen Akkurt completed her MSc. and PhD. In Solar Energy Institute of Ege University-Turkey. She obtained a Diploma in “Geethermal Energy Technology” from Geothermal Institute of Auckland University-NZ. Her main research areas are geothermal energy systems and building energy efficiency.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ferhat BİNGÖL

Internship Coordinator

Dr. Ferhat Bingöl has over 15 years’ experience in wind energy research and holds a MSc in Wind Energy and a PhD in Wind Energy from Denmark Technical University Wind Energy Department, one of the world’s most prestigious wind energy laboratories (formerly known as Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy). His wide-ranging studies revolve around wind databases, wind atlas generation, lidar measurements, complex terrain studies, GIS and satellite wind measurements.

Asst.Prof. Dr. Başar ÇAĞLAR

ERASMUS Coordinator

Dr. Basar Caglar is an experienced researcher working in the fields of reaction engineering, catalysis, surface science, spectroscopy and electrochemistry. His research mainly focuses on the development of sustainable energy solutions in energy-chemistry nexus. His current research interests are thermochemical and electrochemical conversion of biomass-derived feedstocks for chemicals and fuel production and heat and electricty stogare systems.  He received his doctorate degree from Eindhoven University of Technology (Netherlands) in 2014 and then he continued his studies in both academia and industry in different disciplines. Dr. caglar is a reviewer for several journals listed in ISI-Web of Science and a expert evaluator for H2020 calls.

Assoc.Prof. Dr. Z. Haktan KARADENİZ

Vice Head of Department

Dr. Z. Haktan Karadeniz received his MSc and PhD degrees in Energy from Dokuz Eylül University, Department of Mechanical Engineering. He worked as a faculty member in İzmir Kâtip Çelebi University Department of Mechanical Engineering between 2013 and 2021. He continues his research in the fields of indoor air quality,  wind energy, and nanofluids’ convective heat transfer. In addition to his academic studies, he is an active member of related professional associations

Asst. Prof. Dr. Selçuk EROL

Selçuk Erol obtained his BSc. in geophysics at Ankara University, his MSc. degree in applied environmental geosciences at Tübingen University (Germany) in 2011, and his PhD. degree in science of engineering and technology at Brussels University ULB (Belgium) in 2015. Between 2016 and 2019, he was a PostDoc researcher at the Katholieke Universiteit (KU) Leuven and affiliated at the same time with the Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO NV) in Belgium. Prior to joining IZTECH, he worked as a researcher and lecturer at the Middle East Technical University (METU). His research interests are associated with thermo-hydro-mechanical-chemical processes in porous and fractured media with strong links to shallow and deep enthalpy geothermal energy, and hydro-geochemistry.


Dr. Mousa M. Fard received his MSc (Nov. 2004) and PhD (Oct. 2009) degrees in Mechanical Engineering-Energy Conversion from the University of Tabriz. His research interests include the areas of multiphase flows with heat and mass transfer, thermal engineering, energy and exergy analysis, and the application of these techniques in thermal and energy systems.

Dr. Öğretim Üyesi Kamal Edin MOHAMED

Educational Background
B. Arch. Eng.: Alexandria University, Engineering Faculty, Architectural Department, Egypt, 1987
M.Sc. in Construction Science: Clemson University, Architectural Department, Clemson, USA, 1994
Ph.D. in Arch.: Middle East Technical University, Architectural Department, Ankara, Turkey, 2018. “Integrating sustainability principles into architectural design studio”
Research Interests
Architectural education
Design studio pedagogy and design process.
Sustainable design, ecological design, and green building design.
Energy efficient building design.
Building post-occupancy performance.
Housing, low-income housing
Construction management, construction materials & methods, project management