Rector Prof.Dr. M. Emin ARAT
Professor Mehmet Emin Arat was born in 1953 in Istanbul. He completed his secondary education both in Saint Benoît French High School and Vefa High School. In 1978, he graduated from Istanbul Academy of Economic and Commercial Sciences and shortly after his graduation, he was appointed as an assistant to the Department of Accounting. After his thesis entitled ‘Consolidated Financial Statements in Holdings’, he received doctorate in 1986 from Marmara University’s Institute of Social Sciences. He received the title of Associate Professor in 1995 and became professor in 2005. Between 1990 and 2010 he worked as the vice-dean and member of board of Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences of Marmara University. Professor Arat also worked as vice-rector of the university between 2010 and 2013 and as the Head of the Department of Insurance at the Institute of Banking and Insurance –of which he was also a board member .He gave undergraduate courses such as accounting and financial analysis in the Business Administration and Public Administration (French) departments of the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences. Arat also lectured in several Master’s and doctorate programs in the Institute of Social Sciences and the Institute of Banking and Insurance. He is author of dozens of books and articles in the fields of financial analysis and accounting organization. He is member of several professional associations including Istanbul Chamber of Chartered Accountants. Professor Arat who speaks French and English is married and father of two children.
Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Arif Nihat GÜLLÜOĞLU
Professor Arif Nihat Güllüoğlu was born in1959 in Samsun. He completed his primary and secondary education in Sivas. After he graduated from Istanbul Technical University’s Department of Metallurgical Engineering in 1982, he went to United Stated for postgraduate studies with Turkish National Education Ministry’s scholarship program. He received his Master’s degree at Georgia Institute of Technology and doctorate Degree at University of Alabama at Birmingham. During his studies, he was selected to academic honor societies such as Keramos and Alpha Sigma Mu. In 1988 he worked for Los Alamos National Laboratory as a visiting fellow. After his postdoctoral researches at Florida Atlantic University between 1991 and 1992, he returned to Turkey began to lecture at Istanbul Technical University’s Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He received the title of Associate Professor in 1993. He continued working for the same faculty as co-head of department and vice dean. In 1997, he transferred to Marmara University’s Faculty of Engineering and there he became one of the founders of the Department of Metallurgical Engineering. In 1998, he again went to United Stated with Fulbright Scholarship program.
Professor Güllüoğlu, who received the title of professor in 1999, has also worked under several administrative positions at Marmara University between 2000 and 2014, including membership to several commissions, head of department, vice dean, senator of Faculty of Engineering, and Vice Rector. Among his fields of interest are Mathematical Modelling of Materials, Composites, Materials Testing and Inspection, Powder Technology, Thermal Processing, Forming, Mechanical Properties and Joining and Cutting. He has published numerous international articles and books on these subjects, some which have been cited in different articles. Professor Güllüoğlu, who is member of various occupational associations and foundations, is married and father of two children.
Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Mehmet AKALIN
Professor Mehmet Akalın was born in 1962 in Edirne. After he graduated from the Department of Textile of Bolton University in England in 1985, he received his Master’s Degree in 1987 and doctorate in 1991 at Salford University. In 1992 he returned to Turkey and began to lecture at Marmara University’s Faculty of Technical Education. He received respectively the titles of assistant professor, associate professor and professor in 1994, 1995 and 2000. He continues lecturing at the Faculty of Technology of Marmara University.
He worked for the Inter-University Council as a member of sub-commission which determines the Associate Professor juries. Between 2007 and 2010, he was the Dean of the Faculty of Technical Education. He is now the Head of the Department of Textile Engineering.
He also works as consultant to several occupational associations such as Prime Ministry Undersecretariat of Foreign Trade and Istanbul Textile Exporters' Association. Professor Akalın who has excellent command of English has numerous scientific studies at both national and international level. He is married and father of two children.
Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Recep BOZLAĞAN
Secretary-General Doç. Dr. Mehmet ERSOY
Associate Professor Mehmet Ersoy was born in 1953 in Artvin. He completed his primary education in Kastamonu and his secondary education in Kabataş and Levent High Schools. He graduated from Istanbul Academy of Economic and Commercial Sciences (IAECS) in 1977. He completed his master’s degree at the Accounting Institute of IAECS in 1978. The same year, he went to England for language learning at his teacher’s request for assistantship at the Institute. He served as an assistant of the Accounting Chair in the Department of Business Administration of IAECS in 1979. He received the title of Doctor of Business Administration with the acceptance of his thesis entitled “Determination of Cost Centers in Businesses”. He came into office as an Assistant Professor at Marmara University’s Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Business Administration on the Accounting-Finance field in 1992. Since 2004, he has been working as a lecturer in the School of Banking and Insurance at Marmara University and gave lectures on Financial Accounting, Inventory Balance Sheet, Companies Accounting, Accounting Information Systems at the different faculties of Marmara University and at the foundation universities. He received the title of Associate Professor in the year 2014.
After he received the title of Doctor of Business, he took place in the establishment and management of many firmes in the field of Foreign Trade. He worked as coordinator advisor in the field of Strategic Planning, Evaluation and Restructuring in IGDAŞ, Ağaç A.Ş. and Halk Ekmek, which are the shareholding of İstanbul Metropolitian Municipality and as advisor for “Biosafety Organization Corporate Structure Project ” in the Ministry of Agriculture. He was a member of Supervisory Board and Executive Board of some banks by appointment on behalf of TMSF (Saving Deposit Insurance Fund) and Prime Ministry Undersecreteriat of Treasury.
Mehmet Ersoy, he was a member of numerous foundations, associations and chambers and took active role in the administrations of forementioned establishments during both his student years and his academic life. Mehmet Ersoy who is member of İstanbul Chamber of Certified Public Accountants, he received the title of “Independent Auditor” by obtaining the “Licence of Authorization” from Public Oversight Accounting and Auditing Standards Authority in 2014.
After his administrative function as Directorate of Continuing Education Center at Marmara University between the years of 2010-2014, Mehmet Ersoy was appointed to the General Secretariat of University on July 17, 2014.