Prof. Dr. Hamdullah ÇUVALCI
Born in 1965 in Trabzon, Prof. Dr. Hamdullah Çuvalcı attended Trabzon İskenderpaşa Primary School for his primary education. After completing his secondary education at Trabzon Karna Secondary School, he studied Electricity at the Trabzon Industrial Vocational High School. He received his B.Sc degree in 1986 from the Department of Machinery in the Faculty of Engineering at Karadeniz Technical University. He received his M.Sc. degree in 1989 and a PhD in 1996 from the Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon. Between 1988-1996, he worked as a research assistant in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Karadeniz Technical University. In 2004, he was appointed as an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Karadeniz Technical University. He was promoted to the Associate Professorship in 2012 and Professorship in 2017. He worked as a vice-chair and head of the department in the Faculty of Engineering. He served as a director at Sürmene Abdullah Kanca Vocational School and as a manager of Materials Sciences and Production Technology Application and Research Center. Prof. Dr. Hamdullah ÇUVALCI is still a faculty member in the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. He was appointed as the rector of Karadeniz Technical University in August 2020 and continues to serve in this role. He has numerous articles and publications on tribology, alloy design, composite materials, powder metallurgy, and welding.
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