Prof.Dr.Refik POLAT

Rector

Dear Students, let’s design the bright future of Turkey with the bright future of yours all together at Karabuk University which is a modern school having challenges and ideals.

  • 1969
  • Demir Celik Campus, Rectorate of Karabuk University, Turkey
  • refikpolat@karabuk.edu.tr
  • +90 444 0 478
  • www.refikpolat.net

Academic Background

  • Prof. Dr. Refik POLAT

    He was born in Konya in 1969. He completed his primary, secondary and high school education in Konya. He graduated from Selcuk University, Agricultural Machinery Department of Faculty of Agriculture in 1992. He began his graduate study at Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences of Gaziosmapasa University and finished the program in 1994. In the same year, he passed the exam he took and became a research assistant at Harran University. He started his doctorate at Institute of Science of Trakya University and got his PhD in 1999. He was assigned as an assistant professor at Harran University. He passed the exam in 2007, which was hold by UAK, and assumed the title of associate professor. In 2009, he took the office and was assigned as the head of the department at Karabuk University, Engineering Faculty, and Mechanical Engineering Department. During the period of the dean of Engineering Faculty Prof. Dr. Abdullah Cavusoglu (2009-2011), he carried on a duty as the vice dean. Also in 2011, during which Prof. Dr. Burhanettin Uysal worked as the deputy dean of Engineering Faculty, he continued working as the vice dean. He was promoted the the title of professor at Karabuk University, Engineering Faculty, Mechanical Engineering Department in 2012. Polat, who was assigned as the dean of Engineering Faculty by YOK in 2014, still carries on the duty as the dean of the faculty. During his academic career, Prof. Dr. Refik Polat has been and still is on many academic and administrative duties such as Head of Department, Science and Technology Research Projects Delegate, Ethical Committee Delegate, board memberships at various faculties, R&D and Innovation Student Club Consultancy, Senate and the University Administrative Committee Membership. Meanwhile, Polat has an MBA degree from KBU Graduate School of Social Sciences, Department of Business Administration. He has many essays presented in national and international scientific journals and conferences; and there are many citations made from these essays. Polat, who is married and the father of three children, knows English.

  • General

    Date of Issuance January, 2015
    Name, Surname, Title: Refik Polat, Prof. Dr.
    Date and Place of Birth 21.06.1969, Konya
    Marital Status: Married and the father of three children
    Military Service 2003-2004 (Reserve Officer)
    Phone 0090 370 433 2021 / 1040
    E-Mail refikpolat@karabuk.edu.tr   -   refikpolat@hotmail.com

  • Summary of Academic and Educational Background

    2012 Prof.Dr. Karabuk University Karabük
    2009-2012 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Karabuk University Karabük
    2007-2009 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Harran University Şanlıurfa
    2003-2007 Assistant Professor Harran University Şanlıurfa
    1999 Doctorate Trakya University Tekirdağ
    1994 Research Assistant Harran University Şanlıurfa
    1994 Post Graduate Gaziosmanpasa University Tokat
    1992 Bachelor Degree Selcuk University Konya
    1986 High school 60. Year Highschool Konya
    1983 Secondary School Dumlupınar Secondary School Konya
    1980 Primary School Alaeddin Elementary School Konya

  • Duties Completed

    Karabük University 1st International Rail Systems Engineering Workshop Organization Committee President (2012)
    Karabük University Vice Dean of Engineering Faculty (2009-2011)
    Karabük University Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department (2009-2012)
    Karabük University Vice Principal of Distance Education Research and Application Center (2009-2011)
    Karabük University Distance Education Research and Application Center Executive Board Membership (2009-2012)
    Harran University Faculty of Agriculture Executive Board Membership
    Harran University Faculty of Agriculture Board Membership
    Harran University Vice Principal of Center for Research and Application of Science and Technology
    Harran University Directorate of Circulating Capital Machine Factory Executive Board Membership
    Harran University Machine Factory Agricultural Machinery Designer in Charge
    Harran University Organization Committee Membership of 5th International Symposium on Pistachios and Almonds
    Harran University Organization Committee Membership of 20th Congress on Agricultural Mechanization
    Harran University Secretariat and Editing the Book of 20th Congress on Agricultural Mechanization
    Harran University Organization Committee Membership of 4th SAP Agriculture Congress
    Harran University Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctorate Student Counselor

  • Continuing Duties

    Karabük University Dean of Engineering Faculty (2014-…)
    Karabük University Head of Mechanical Engineering Department (2013-…)
    Karabük University Iron and Steel Institute Executive Board Membership (2013-…)
    Karabük University Senate Membership (Representative of Engineering Faculty) (2009-…)
    Karabük University Engineering Faculty Executive Board Membership (2009-…)
    Karabük University Engineering Faculty Board Membership (2009-…)
    Karabük University Head of the Department of Design and Manufacturing Engineering (2009-…)
    Karabük University Karabuk University – Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences Board Membership (2013-…)
    Karabük University Karabuk University – Scientific Research Projects Delegate (2009-…)
    Karabük University Karabuk University – Postgraduate and Doctorate Student Counselor

  • Areas of Specialization

    Machine Design
    Design and Manufacturing
    Agricultural Machinery Design
    Agricultural Crop Processing Techniques and Machines

  • Curriculum Conducted

    Undergraduate Lessons

    Postgraduate Lessons

    Material Cognizance Endurance and Safety in Machinery Design
    Project Management Advanced Manufactory Methods
    Occupational Safety Materials Selection in Machinery Design
    Engineering Hardware Sensors and Converters
    Agricultural Machinery Crop Processing Techniques and Machinery
    R&D and Technology Management Technical Features of Biological Materials

  • International Congress, Symposium or Other Scientific Activities

     2011 Estonia Tallinn University of Technology Erasmus
     2012 Malaysia International Islamic University Malaysia YOK Scholarship

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Distribution of Tasks

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    Prof. Dr. Refik POLAT
    General Secretariat
    Directorate of Personnel 
    Directorate of Construction
    Coordinatorship of Press and Public Relations
    Directorship of Circulating Capital
    Directorship of Distance Education Application and Research Center
    Other  Duties









































Contact

  • Karabük University

  • Email: refikpolat@karabuk.edu.tr
  • Phone: +90 444 0 478

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