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Institutional Information: Faculty Of Engineering And Architecture, Aeronautical Engineering
Research Areas: Energy, Thermodynamics




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Prof. Dr. Bahri Sahin received his undergraduate degree from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Gazi University in 1977, his graduate education from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Yıldız Technical University's (YTU) Institute of Science and Technology in 1979 with a TÜBİTAK scholarship, and completed his Ph.D. in the Nuclear Energy Institute Nuclear Technology Program at Istanbul Technical University ITU)  in 1985 wıth a TÜBİTAK Honorary Scholarship.

He worked as a research assistant between 1979 and 1983 and as a lecturer between 1983 and 1986 in the Department of Energy Engineering at ITU's Mechanical Engineering Department and served as Assistant Professor in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering between 1986 and 1989 and as an Associate Professor between 1989 and 1995. He has been a Professor since 1995.

Prof. Dr. Bahri Sahin served as Deputy Head of his Department between 1988 and 1999 at Yildiz Technical University, Division Head between 1992 and 2007, Head of the Department between 1999 and 2009, and Founding Dean of Faculty of YTU Naval Architecture and Maritime Department since 2009. He was also elected to the Board of Directors of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization's (UNIDO) International Center for Hydrogen Technology (ICHET) in 2010.

Prof. Dr. Bahri Sahin has conducted many international studies in the fields of thermodynamics, energy production systems, energy technologies, design and optimization of thermal systems, and energy economy. He was elected to the Turkish Academy of Science (TÜBA) as a principal member by the Scientific Board of TUBİTAK through Decision No. 212 on October 6, 2012. Prof. Dr. Bahri Sahin also served as the rector of Yildiz Technical University from 2016 to 2020 and is the current Rector of Istanbul Gelişim University.