Mehmet Turan Söylemez


Mehmet Turan Söylemez was born in Turkey in 1971. He received the BSc degree in control and computer engineering in 1991 from Istanbul Technical University (ITU), Turkey, and the MSc and PhD degrees in control engineering from the University of Manchester Inst. of Sci. and Tech. (UMIST), U.K., in 1994 and 1999, respectively. He is currently a full professor in the Control and Automation Eng. Dept. of ITU. He worked as the vice chair of Electrical Eng. Dept. between 2003 and 2008, vice chair of Control and Automation Eng. Dept. between 2008 and 2013, vice dean of Electrical and Electronics Eng. Faculty between 2010 and 2013, and has been the chair of Railway Eng. Dept. of the Graduate School of Science Engineering and Technology of ITU since 2013. Dr Söylemez has been involved in many industrial projects, including the Turkish National Railway Signalling Project, in which he was the project manager for the ITU team. He is the author of more than 120 scientific papers and a book entitled Pole Assignment for Uncertain Systems. Dr. Söylemez has also acted as the co-chair of Turkish Automatic Control Conference in 2008 and 2013 (TOK’08 and TOK’13) organized by TOK (Turkish NMO of IFAC) and as the NOC chair of the 1st IFAC Workshop on Advances in Control and Automation Theory for Transportation Applications (ACATTA 2013). Dr. Söylemez has been actively working in several technical committees of IFAC including TC 2.2 (Linear Systems), TC 2.5 (Robust Control), TC 7.4 (Transportation Systems) and acted as the vice-chair of IFAC TC 9.3 (Developing Countries) between 2011-2013. He is the general secretary of TOK since 2009 and has been recently elected as one of the twelve members of the Scientific Committee of Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking of European Union.

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