Professor Dr Hassan Mandal
Feature Address: Role of Government in promoting innovation in the private sector
Prof. Hasan Mandal holds a bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Middle East Technical University and a PhD. from Newcastle University in the UK. He completed post-doctoral studies at Newcastle and Karlsruhe Universities.
Prof. Mandal is a professor of Materials Science and Engineering and has over 140 published studies. He holds 6 international patents and has received national and international awards, including TÜBITAK Science Award. He served as Director of Research and Graduate Policies and Vice Rector of Sabancı University. He also held positions as President of Global Engineering Deans Council, President of European Ceramic Society, and Dean of Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at Anadolu University and was elected as a member of the ANSO Executive Board in 2022.
Prof. Mandal has been a member of YÖK Executive Board, and Deputy Chairman until January 2018 and is currently a member of YÖK Council. He served as Deputy Rector of Sabancı University from January to February 2018. He was appointed President of TÜBITAK in 2018 and elected as President of WAITRO for 2023-2024.