Past Event

Düne Bakmak, Bugünü Anlamak, Yarını Düşünmek: Akademinin Geleceği

March 28, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Public Speaker Series 

Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul cordially invites you to a public lecture by Professor Gülay Barbarosoğlu

"Düne Bakmak, Bugünü Anlamak, Yarını Düşünmek: Akademinin Geleceği"
"Remembering the Past, Understanding the Present, Thinking about Tomorrow: The Future of Academia"

Tuesday, March 28 | 18:30-20:00

Location: Studio-X 
Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi 35A, Salıpazarı, Istanbul

Please RSVP by March 25, to Gülden Çolakel [email protected]

Please note that the event language will be in Turkish. 

Professor Gülay Barbarosoğlu completed her BSc and PhD degrees in Industrial Engineering at Boğaziçi University. She has been a professor of industrial engineering since 2000. Prof. Barbarosoğlu was the Vice-Rector of Boğaziçi University, in charge of research between 2008 and 2012. She has acted as the Head of the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute, Founding Chair of the Center for Disaster Management, Chair of the Department of Industrial Engineering, and the Chair of the Graduate Programme in Financial Engineering. She was the Co-chair of the Engineering and Technology Management Programme and the Director of the Manufacturing Management Laboratory at Boğaziçi University.

During her services as the Vice-President of the Association of European Operational Research Societies (EURO), and the national representative of NATO Research and Technology Organization, she closely collaborated with a significant number of European universities, governmental and non-governmental institutions. She is the founding member of the EURO Hierarchical Organizational Planning (EWG), The Institute of Management Sciences (INFORMS), American Production, the Inventory Control Society (APICS), and the Industrial Engineering and Production Management (IEPM).

Prof. Barbarosoğlu is the former Rector of Boğaziçi University. She served as Rector from 2012 to 2016, having also overseen the university's 150th year commemoration. In April 2013, she was elected as member of the Board of the European University Association.

About Columbia Global Centers I Istanbul 2017 Public Speaker Series 

In 2017, Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul initiates a new speakers series with distinguished academics, intellectuals, business leaders, and artists on a broad scope of issues with regional and global impact.The speaker series aim to attract a wide audience with thought provoking lectures focusing on the most compelling issues of our time and create a lively platform for exchange of ideas and conversation.

Please note that this event will take place at Columbia University's Studio-X location in Salıpazarı.