Professor Kadir HIZIROĞLU
Prof. Abdulkadir Hiziroglu: He has been in academia since 2001. He started his career as a Research Assistant and worked in Informatics Department & Distance Education Centre of Sakarya University. He received a BEng degree from Sakarya University Industrial Engineering Department in 2001 and was awarded with a Master’s degree in the same area in 2003. He then pursued his PhD degree at Manchester Business School, United Kingdom. After the completion of his PhD in 2009, he worked as an Assistant Professor in Industrial Engineering & Management Information Systems Departments at Sakarya University. During the periods between 2013 and 2018, he worked in two different universities in Ankara; Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University and Social Sciences University of Ankara. He acquired the title of Associate Professor degree in 2014 in Management Information Systems area. Besides his academic duties, he respectively carried out administrative duties at Sakarya University as European Union Framework Programs Coordinator, and Vice Dean and Head of Marketing Department at Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, and the General Coordinator of Rectorate Committees at Social Sciences University of Ankara. Currently, he works for Izmir Bakircay University as a Professor in Management Information Systems Department and has been serving as Secretary General and Vice Rector for R&D and Projects of the university. He has several research interests such as soft computing/data mining applications in business & management, business intelligence & customer analytics & e-learning with numerous related publications. He also has project experience in inter-disciplinary projects at national & EU-level & worked as Project Coordinator for some EU-funded projects.