Prof. Dr. Reha Metin ALKAN
Prof. Dr. Reha Metin ALKAN was born in Çorum in 1969. He finished his elementary and high school education in the same city. He graduated from the Department of Geodesy and Photogrammetry, Faculty of Civil Engineering in İstanbul Technical University in 1990. He completed his master’s degree in 1993 and doctorate degree in 1998 in Geodesy and Photogrammetry Engineering in Science and Technology Institute, İTÜ. He has worked at Ryerson University (Toronto-Canada) in 2006 and at Bernese GPS Training Course (Bern-SWITZERLAND) in 2008 through postdoctoral research fellowship program. He received his titles as an assistant professor in 2001, an associate professor in 2005 and a professor in 2010 in the Department of Geomatics Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering of İTÜ where he has been working since 1991. The main study areas of Prof. Dr. Alkan who ,is member of scientific organizations and committees such as Turkey National Geodesy Commission (TUJK), Chamber of Survey and Cadastre Engineers (TMMOB), European Geosciences Union (EGU) GNSS Applications, Hydrographic Measurements, Engineering Measurements, Expropriation Legislation and Practices and Operations Research, and he has many national / international articles, papers and research projects in aforementioned topics. Prof. Dr. Reha Metin Alkan, who was assigned as the Rector of Hitit University in May 2011, was appointed as the Rector of Hitit University for the second time in 2015 at the end of his four-year tenure. In addition to his duty as a Rector, he carries out duties as Executive of Occupational Titles Identification Commission , Head of Çorum Hitit Foundation, Chairman of Çorum TGB A.Ş. Head and Coordinator of Anadolu University Provincial Examination Coordination Board, and Coordinator of Atatürk University Provincial Examination within the Chairmanship of Interuniversity Committee. Prof. Dr. Alkan speaks English and he is married with one child.