Work experience

Professor of Food Engineering                                                                                   (2014 – )

Ankara University, Department of Food Engineering                                         Ankara, Turkey

Dean – Tarsus Faculty of Technology                                                             (2012 – 2014)

University of Mersin                                                                                                   Mersin, Turkey

Professor of Food Engineering                                                                           (2011 – 2014)

University of Mersin, Department of Food Engineering                                     Mersin, Turkey

Associate Professor of Food Engineering                                                    (2005 – 2011)

University of Mersin, Department of Food Engineering                                     Mersin, Turkey

Assistant Professor of Food Engineering                                                   (2002 – 2005)

University of Mersin, Department of Food Engineering                                     Mersin, Turkey

Visiting Scholar                                                                                               (Summer of 2013)

SIK –  the Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology                         Gothenborg, Sweden

Financially supported by SIK

Visiting Scholar                                                                                               (Summer of 2012)

Department of Horticultural Engineering,

Leibniz Intitute for Agricultural Engineering                                                 Potsdam, Germany

Holder of a scholarship from the Higher Education Institute of Turkey

Visiting Scholar                                                                                               (Summer of 2008)

Lund University, Department of Food Engineering                                               Lund, Sweden

Holder of a scholarship from Swenska Institutet

Visiting Scholar                                                     (Summers of 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2007)

University of California, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering  Davis, CA

Holder of a scholarship from TUBITAK Nato-B for the visit in the summer of 2005

Supported by Dr. R. Paul Singh in 2002, 2003 and 2007

Post-Doctorate Researcher (Ph.D)                                                                (2000 – 2001)

University of California, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering  Davis, CA

Graduate student, research and teaching assistant                               (1995 – 2000)

University of Florida, Department of Agricultural and Biological Eng.            Gainesville, FL

Graduate student, research assistant                                                                  (1993- 94)

University of Mersin, Department of Food Engineering                                     Mersin, Turkey

Hacettepe University, Department of Food Engineering                                    Ankara, Turkey

Food Process Engineer                                                                                               (1992- 93)

Ersu fruit juice factory,                                                                                                 Eregli, Turkey

Internships

Turkey Milk Industry Institution, Ankara, Turkey                                               (August, 1991)

Turkey Meat & Fish Institution, Ankara, Turkey                                                       (July, 1991)

Ersu Fruit Juice Factory, Eregli, Turkey                                                                     (July, 1990)