Invited Speakers

TICMET22 : Invited Speakers
08 Sep ~ 10 Sep

 
1961 yılında İzmir’de doğdu. 1986’da Uludağ Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi'nden mezun oldu. 1995 yılında İngiltere’de Leicester Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi'nde İnsan Anatomisi üzerine doktora derecesi aldı. 2000 yılında doçent, 2006 yılında da profesör oldu. Birleşik Arap Emirlikleri'nde iki yıl öğretim görevlisi olarak çalıştı. Selçuk Üniversitesi Meram Tıp Fakültesi Tıp Eğitimi ve Bilişimi Ana Bilim Dalı Başkanı olarak da görev yapan Şeker, 2008-2010 yılları arasında İstanbul Medipol Üniversitesi Kurucu Mütevelli Heyeti'nde de görev aldı. Aynı zamanda Kamu Yönetimi Lisans mezunu olan Şeker, Aralık 2010 yılında Konya Üniversitesi’ne kurucu rektör olarak atandı. Necmettin Erbakan Üniversitesi Rektörlüğüne Aralık 2014 yılında ikinci dönem için tekrar atandı. TÜBA Asli Üyesi ve TÜBA Konsey Üyesi, TÜBİTAK Bilim Kurulu Üyesi, Üniversitelerarası Kurul (ÜAK) Tıp Sağlık Eğitim Konsey Üyesi, Sağlık Bakanlığı Sağlık Turizmi Üst Kurul Üyesi, Üniversitelerarası Kurul (ÜAK) Doçentlik Konsey Üyesi, Yükseköğretim Kurulu (YÖK) Engelli Öğretim Komisyon Üyesi, KOP Bölgesi Üniversiteler Birliği (UNİKOP) Dönem Başkanı, Üniversite Hastaneler Birliği Yönetim Kurulu Asil Üyesi, Ahmet-Nezahat Keleşoğlu Eğitim Vakfı Mütevelli Heyet Üyesi, Selçuklu Otizmli Bireyler Eğitim Vakfı (SOBE) Kurucu Mütevelli Üyesi, İstanbul İlim ve Eğitim Vakfı (İSİLEV) Kurucu Mütevelli Üyesi, Birlik Vakfı Danışma Kurulu Üyesi ile İNNOPARK Yönetim Kurulu Üyesidir. Türkiye Sağlık Enstitüleri Başkanlığı (TÜSEB) Aziz Sancar Bilim, Hizmet ve Teşvik Ödülleri, TÜBA-GEBİP Teşvik Ödülleri, TÜBİTAK Bilim, Hizmet ve Teşvik Ödülleri seçici kurullarında idari görev yürüttü. G20 ülkelerinin 2017 Science ’20 Zirvesi'nde ve 2018 World Science Forum Jordan’da ülkemizi temsil etti. Ayrıca 2002 yılından bu yana üyesi olduğu Türk Anatomi ve Klinik Anatomi Derneği ile Temel Tıp Bilimleri Platformu yönetimlerinde farklı görevler yürüten Şeker, evli ve üç çocuk babasıdır.
 
 

Professor Kurzydłowski was born on 29 August 1954, in Lublin. Polish physicist, professor of technical sciences, vice-rector of the Warsaw University of Technology in 1993-1999, undersecretary of state in the Ministry of Education and Science in 2005-2006, undersecretary of state in the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in 2006-2007, Director of the National Research and Development Center in 2011-2016.

Professor Kurzydłowski graduated from the Warsaw University of Technology Faculty of Technical Physics and Applied Mathematics. He later earned his doctorate (1981) and postdoctoral (1989) degrees at the Warsaw University of Technology. In 1995, he received the title of professor of technical sciences. In his scientific work, he deals with materials engineering, modeling the structure and properties of materials, nanomaterials, and the degradation of structural and functional materials.

He is the European consultant in the field of operational safety of industrial plants. He held position of research associate at the University of Manitoba in Canada, and visiting professor at Brunel University in Great Britain, and École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Étienne in France. He has published more than 500 scientific papers and several monographs. He supervised over70 doctoral theses.

He is a member of Senate of E-MRS. Received a gold medal of FEMS.

Professor Kurzydłowski is married and has two sons.

 
 

Dr. Radovan Kopecek obtained his Diploma in Physics at the University of Stuttgart in 1998. In addition, he studied at Portland State University (Oregon, USA), where he obtained a Master of Science in 1995. In 2002 he finalizes his PhD dissertation in Konstanz in the field of thin film crystalline photovoltaics.

Until the end of 2006 he was a group leader at University of Konstanz. One of the founders of ISC Konstanz, Dr. Kopecek has been working at the institute as a full time manager and researcher since 2007 and is currently a managing director and the head of the Advanced Solar Cells department. Dr. Kopecek was since 2016 in the board of directors of EUREC (Association of EU´s R&D centers involved in renewables). He is co-founder of ATAMOSTEC in 2018 – an R&D center for desert modules and systems in Chile and since 2022 in board of directors. In 2022 Dr. Kopecek was elected also for the board of directors of ESMC (European Solar Manufacturing Council).     

 
 

Prior to his appointment as a founding professor of sustainability at HBKU in 2014, Professor Koç held professor, director, chair and dean positions at different universities in Turkey and the USA between 2000-2014. He has a PhD degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the Ohio State University (1999) and an Executive MBA degree from the University of Sheffield, UK (2014). He has published 130+ publications in various international journals and conferences; edited three books; organized, chaired, and co-chaired various international conferences, workshops and seminars on design, manufacturing and product development. In addition to his academic and educational activities, he provides consulting services to industry, government and educational institutes for strategic transformation, business optimization, organizational efficiency, lean operations, restructuring and reengineering initiatives. He has taught courses across a range of subjects, including product/process/business innovation and development; medical design and production; energy and efficiency; computer-aided engineering, design and manufacturing; modern manufacturing technologies; manufacturing system design; material forming plasticity; and the mechanical behavior of materials.