Hamit Köksel

EDUCATION:

  • Ankara University, Faculty of Agriculture, Food Science and Technology Department, Turkey, 1978.
  • University of Manitoba, Faculty of Agriculture, Canada, 1986.
  • Ankara University, Faculty of Agriculture, Food Science and Technology Department, Turkey, 1990.

 

WORK & ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:

  • 1978-1990 Researcher, Central Cereal Quality Laboratory of Turkish Agric. Research Institutes, Ankara.
  • 1980 “Cereal Breeding and Technology” Course at CIMMYT, Mexico (International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center), 8 months.
  • 1990-1993, Assistant Professor; 1993-2001, Associate Professor; 2001- Professor Hacettepe University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Food Engineering.
  • 2009-2012, Department Head, Hacettepe University, Department of Food Engineering.
  • Supervised 20 MSc and 10 PhD students (graduated) and currently supervising 3 MSc & 4 PhD students
  • 1987 Research on food legume quality, ICARDA (International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas), Syria (1 month).
  • 1993 Research on the utilization of sugar beet fiber in cereal products, Humberside University, United Kingdom (1 month).
  • 1996 Research on wheat glutenins, University of Manitoba Canada (3½ months).
  • 1999 (4 months), 2000 (4 months) and 2006 (2 months) Visiting scholar, research on wheat proteins, extrusion cooking and starch modification Michigan State University, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, USA
  • 1990- Leader of the Cereal Research Group at Hacettepe University, Food Engineering Department.
  • Leader of several research projects supported by Turkish Scientific and Research Counsel and Hacettepe University Research Fund.
  • 2004- National Delegate of Food Chemistry Division of EuCheMS
  • 2002- National Delegate of ICC (International Association for Cereal Science and Technology
  • 2015-2016 serving as the President Elect of ICC
  • 2017-2018 elected to serve as the President of ICC
  • Served in the International Committee Member of AACCI (American Association of Cereal Chemists International)
  • Publications in peer reviewed international journals covered by Science Citation Index (>110)
  • Presentations at international scientific meetings (>150)
  • Presentations at national scientific meetings (>60)
  • Has been acting as reviewer in >20 international scientific journals
  • Has been acting as Associate Editor in Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops & Foods