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Prof. Dr.


Çankırı Karatekin University Rector

Short Resume

Prof. Dr. Harun ÇİFTÇİ, who was appointed as the rector of Çankırı Karatekin University by our President Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN with the decision numbered 2021/203 published in the Official Gazette dated 21.04.2021, was born in 1975 in Elazığ. After graduating from Engineering Faculty Chemical Engineering Department of the Fırat University in 1996, Rector Prof. Dr. Harun ÇİFTÇİ completed his Master's Degree in Organic Chemistry, then his first Doctorate in Analytical Chemistry, and his second Doctorate in Medical Biochemistry.

 He received the title of Associate Professor in 2012 and Professor in 2017. He was a faculty member at Kırşehir Ahi Evran University and the department head of Medical Biochemistry at the Faculty of Medicine, Basic Medical Sciences Department. In addition to his academic duties at the Faculty of Medicine, he also carried out many duties as Executive, Coordinator and Consultant in projects funded by European Union, TÜBITAK and Regional Development Projects.

Due to his expertise in Basic and Applied Sciences, he has made significant contributions to national and international studies in multidisciplinary fields.

 In the past, he directly contributed to the preparation of action and strategic plans, and to the determination of projects that will serve as role models and to the activities that will benefit the development of the region besides administrative duties such as Senate Membership, School of Health Director, Vocational School Director, Department Head, Membership at the Board of Directors.

 Rector Prof. Dr. Harun ÇİFTÇİ gave lectures as a visiting lecturer at universities abroad, and also held seminars at meetings and training events organized in cooperation with Yunus Emre Institute and Higher Education Institutions within Türkiye and outside.

Rector Prof. Dr. Harun ÇİFTÇİ, in line with the targets included in detail in the 10th and 11th Development Plans; served as the chairman at the Geothermal Energy Workshops held in the fields of Engineering, Agriculture and Health in order to evaluate geothermal energy resources more effectively and efficiently and attended in studies and workshops titled Social and Human Development, Renewable Energy, Tourism Dissemination in Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Konya Plain Project Region Universities Association and Non-Governmental Organizations.

 Rector Prof. Dr. Harun ÇİFTÇİ continues his scientific studies in the fields of prevention of environmental and water pollution, protection of human and public health, food safety, toxicology, bioactive components, bionanotechnology, risk assessments, sustainable development and innovative chemistry.

 Rector Prof. Dr. Harun ÇİFTÇİ is fluent in English. He is married and has two children.