Prof. Dr. Haluk Görgün
Prof. Dr. Haluk GÖRGÜN was born in Istanbul in 1973. He completed his undergraduate and
graduate education in Electrical Engineering Department of Yıldız Technical University and his
Ph.D. in Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York USA in 2003. After his Ph.D. graduation, he
has engaged in scientific studies at the University of Connecticut in 2004-2005. He became an
associate professor in 2008 and became a professor in 2013 at Yıldız Technical University, where
he served from 2005-2008 as an assistant professor.
Prof. Dr. Haluk GÖRGÜN, who is the founder department chairman of Yıldız Technical University,
Control and Automation Engineering Department, has served as the chairman of Control and
Automation Engineering Department in between the years 2009-2013. During his chairmanship,
he has been the founder of many postgraduate programs.
Prof. Dr. Haluk GÖRGÜN served as the Turkey Delegate of European Union 7th Framework
Program Energy Field in between the years 2007-2010. Prof. Dr. Haluk GÖRGÜN, who carried his
duties as a Board Member of Yıldız Technical University Technopark, BAP Coordinate, Science
Application and Research Center, served as the Editor of YTU Sigma Engineering and Science
Journal between 2010-2013. He also carried his duties as Yıldız Technical University Deputy
Manager of the Institute of Science and Vice Rector.
Prof. Dr. Haluk GÖRGÜN was elected as the Associate Member of Turkey Academy of Sciences in
2013. Between November 2014 and April 2018, he has been served as the Rector at Gebze
Technical University. He has numerous national and international articles / reports, editorial
editions and projects. He was elected as the Rector of the Year in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 in
organizations organized by different institutions due to his pioneering contributions to university-
industry cooperation during his rectorate
He served as a Member of the Board of Directors in the IT Valley. Prof. Dr. Haluk GÖRGÜN has
served in many commissions and committees at TÜBİTAK and YÖK. He is the Chairman of the Board
of Trustees and Board of the Gebze Technical Education and Research Foundation where he made
significant contributions in establishment. Prof. Dr. Haluk GÖRGÜN’s membership in the Board of
Trustees of many institutions has also been ongoing such as Basic Science Research Foundation of
Turkey, Yıldız Technical University Foundation and OSTİM Technical University.
Professor Dr. Haluk GÖRGÜN was elected as a Member of the Board of Directors of ASELSAN for
the first time on 15 March 2017 by a resolution of the General Assembly. He was re-elected as a
Member of the Board of Directors at the ASELSAN Ordinary General Assembly Meeting held on 2
April 2018, and was appointed as the Chairman of the Board of Directors at the same day.
At the Board of Directors meeting dated 17 April 2018, Prof. Dr. Haluk GÖRGÜN was appointed as
ASELSAN General Manager on 27 April 2018, in addition to his position as Chairman of the Board
Prof. Dr. Haluk GÖRGÜN is married with two children.
28 April Friday