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Carreer

Prof.Dr.Semih Otles
Ege University, Engineering Faculty
Department of Food Engineering
Bornova TR-35100 Izmir, Turkey
otles@bornova.ege.edu.tr

Personal Information

 Marital status: Married (two children)

Nationality: Turkish

Date of Birth: 17.09.1959

Place of Birth: Izmir, Turkey

 

Work experience

1981 – 1982                            Ulker AG                                                    Ankara, Turkey

Department Head

1982 – 1993                            Food Eng.Dpt., Ege University                   Izmir, Turkey

Research Asistant

1987 – 1995                            Food Eng.Dpt., Ege University                   Izmir, Turkey

Director of  Instrumental Research Labs

1992 – 1997                            Food Eng.Dpt., Ege University                   Izmir, Turkey

Supervisor of German Trainees

1992 – 1994                            Food Eng.Dpt., Ege University                   Izmir, Turkey

Editor of DFE Publications

1993 –                                     Newsline (IUFoST)                                 Ontario, Canada

Editor and Correspondent

1994 – 1997                            Engineering Faculty, Ege University         Izmir, Turkey

Faculty Board Member

1995 – 1996                            Food Eng.Dpt., Ege University                   Izmir, Turkey

Coordinator of MSc and PhD Seminars

1995 – 1996                            Tire Vocational School, Ege University    Izmir, Turkey

Coordinator of Food Technology Program

1995 – 1996                            Graduate School of Natur.Appl.Sci., Ege University Izmir, Turkey

Coordinator of MSc and PhD Programmes

1996 – 1998                            Food Eng.Dept., Ege University                 Izmir, Turkey

Director of Research Labs

1996 –                                     Journal of Oil Soap Cosmetics        Budapest, Hungary

Member of Editorial Advisory Board

1996 – 1998                            Ege Vocational School, Ege University Izmir, Turkey

Deputy Director

1996 – 1997                            Ege Vocational School, Ege University     Izmir, Turkey

Coordinator of Dairy Program

1997 – 1998                            Ege Vocational School, Ege University     Izmir, Turkey

Coordinator of Management Program

1996 – 2001                            Ege Vocational School, Ege University     Izmir, Turkey

Coordinator of Fruit and Vegetable Processing Program

1997 –                                     International Food Inform. Service    Reading, England

Editorial Advisory Board Member of FSTA (Food Science&Technology Abstracts)

1997 –                                     Tr. Journal of World Food                    Istanbul, Turkey

Member of Editorial Advisory Board

1998 –                                     Tr. J. of Food Science&Technology    Bodrum, Turkey

Member of Editorial Advisory Board

2000 –                                     Food Eng.Dept., Ege University                 Izmir, Turkey

Head of Commision for Turkish and Foraign Trainees

2001 –                                     IUFoST                                                     Ontario, Canada

Member of Discussion Group on Biotechnology

2001 –                                     Infocris (FAO&IAEA)                             Vienna, Austria

Infocris Editor

2001 –                                     Ege University Rectorate                             Izmir, Turkey

Member of Commision for International Relationships

2002 –                                     Pakistan Journal of Nutrition                              Pakistan

Member of Advisory Board

2002 –                                     Tire Vocational School, Ege University    Izmir, Turkey

Member of Advisory Board

2002 –                                     Current Topics in Nutraceutical Research              USA

Member of Advisory Board

 

Education

1976 – 1980                            Food Faculty, Ege University                     Ýzmir, Turkey

BSc

1982 – 1985                            Food Eng.Dept., Ege University                 Ýzmir, Turkey

MSc

1985 – 1989                            Food Eng.Dept., Ege University                 Ýzmir, Turkey

PhD

1976 – 1980                            Food Eng.Dept., Ege University                 Ýzmir, Turkey

MSc

1991 – 1992                            Meat Res. Center, Ghent University      Ghent, Belgium

Post Doc

1993 – 2000                            Food Eng.Dept., Ege University                 Ýzmir, Turkey

Assoc.Prof.

2000 –                                     Food Eng.Dept., Ege University                 Ýzmir, Turkey

Prof.Dr.

 

Memberships

ACS, ISFP, IUFoST, ASTM, ISSS, WSMBMP, KMO, GMD, TIFTE-USA

 

Research Interests

Food Chemistry, Medical and Functional Foods, Instrumental Analysis of Foods, Vitamin Analysis, Soy Products, Honey, Phytotherapy.

 

Languages

English, German, Hollandish.

 

Hobbies

Computer, walking, music.