Prof. Izzet OZTURK
Istanbul Technical University, Türkiye
He is graduated Istanbul Technical University (ITU) Civil Engineering Faculty in 1976. He received Environmental and Civil Engineering M.Sc. degrees in 1979, and Ph.D. degree in 1982 at ITU Environmental Engineering Department. During 1982-1984, he completed post-doctoral studies at the Newcastle University Environmental Engineering Department in UK. He achieved TR TÜBİTAK’s Scientific Research and Encouragement award in 1994. He has international expertise in the fields of water and wastewater treatment, integrated watershed management, integrated solid waste management, effects of climate change on water resources, anaerobic digestion, and industrial pollution control. Prof. Dr. Öztürk is an honorary member of the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) and a member of International Water Association (IWA). Prof. Dr. Öztürk, who was a member of TÜBİTAK KAMAG (Public Research Group), and a member of Science Board of TÜBİTAK for a while, was a member of İSKİ Board of Management between 2015-2021.