Gebze Technical University (GTU) founded in Turkey in 1992. It is a university for graduate studies located in a specifically selected area in the Marmara Region. The institute aims to become an institution of learning whose priority is educating innovative and broad-minded researchers, thus establishing itself among the international science and technology producers and helping the Turkish industry gain a strong position in the competitive global arena. The University, which has been providing graduate programs in various fields in its four different faculties since 1994, started undergraduate programs in the Departments of Materials Science, Electronics and Computer Engineering, Mathematics and Physics as of 2001. All programs are supported in English (30%). GTU, which currently has 2000 undergraduate and 3000 graduate students, employs a total of 372 academic personnel.
The University, which in 2006, employed 146 academic personnel who held doctoral degrees, has held the fourth place among all universities in Turkey, and the first place among the state universities for number of publications per person by having increased the number of scientific publications in international publications to 135 by 2005. Although it is a fairly new undergraduate institution, Gebze Technical University is on its way, with respect to the ratio of teaching staff of Ph.D. holders to the number of students, to becoming a prestigious university due to its excellent academic personnel and expansive technical infrastructure. There are 41 research laboratories, which are fully equipped with the latest in technology, as well as 4 research and application centers. GTU administration, besides basic scientific and strategic researches, has marked it as its duty to encourage inter disciplinary works and qualified and applied researches which in a short duration can turn into social benefit and can yield solutions to the problems of industry sector starting from our near environment; to establish the basis to open a door to universal science; to provide the qualified instructors, along with the students, with the required support; to create facilities to sports and social activities and to promote these facilities.
Our University has adopted a transparent, tolerant and democratic management pattern which encourages students to life long learning , research, publishing these research results and updating themselves; which, without setting any limitations to production and sharing of information, accepts and protects the autonomy in teaching research programs; which makes it possible for both instructors and students to state their opinions freely and to prepare research programs independently. GTU’s aim to be a higher education institution is pursued to do advanced level of research, training, teaching, production, publication and counselling as well as Quality Management System principles are placed by being chosen meticulously, then applied. Teaching Staff Training Program is a program of Higher Education Institution that aim at meeting the Academic Member requirements of the Institutions within the scope of Basis and Procedures related to Teaching Staff Training Program.
university has the different research centers nanotechnology research center, renewable energy research center, aluminium research center, Prof. Nejat Goyunc Library mainly aims to provide information sources as soon as possible and economically to its user within the frame of our university’s academic programs. The library covers an area of 4.177 m2 with several reading halls, group study rooms (two or more people), and cafeteria. Our department is responsible for university computers, network and communication services and it is affiliated with General Secretary. The Department of Information Technologies is downstairs in Recto rate Building and it is responsible for providing services by following the latest high technologies to all of the students and personnel for their educational and academic works. The institutes under the university are Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Graduate School of Social Sciences, Graduate School of Nanotechnology, Graduate School of Information Technologies, Graduate School of Energy Technologies, Graduate School of Defence Technologies, Graduate School of Transportation Technologies, Graduate School of Earth and Marine Sciences, Graduate School of Biotechnologies.
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Gebze Technical University that are published in OMICS International journals.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Gebze Technical University that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.