Status & Rectorate

The Rector’s Biography

Prof.Dr. Hüseyin Çiçek

He was born in 1968, in the village of Hasanbey in the Akyazı district of Sakarya, as the second child of a family with five children. He graduated from Konuralp Primary School in 1979 and from Akyazı High School in 1985. He graduated from Hacettepe University, Faculty of Engineering, Chemical Engineering Department and graduated from this department in 1990 with a degree. In the same year, he started his academic career as a research assistant at Hacettepe University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering. He completed his master's degree in 1993 and his doctorate in 1998 in the same department. From 1996 to 1997, he served as a lieutenant in the Rocket Ammunition and Weapons Department of the Technical Services Department of the Ministry of National Defense.

Between 1999-2000, he worked as an Assistant Professor in Kocaeli University, Faculty of Engineering, Chemical Engineering Department.
Between 2000-2008, he worked at ROKETSAN Inc., taking parts in important jobs, such as  Process Engineering and Production Engineering, establishing a factory for Defense Industry, Development of Ammunition System, Development of Alternative Materials for Defense and Space Sector, Process Management, Project Preparation and Procurement, and Occupational Health and Safety.

He received the title of Associate Professor in 2006 and started to work as an Associate Professor at Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry in 2008. Dr. Hüseyin ÇİÇEK received the title of Professor in 2011. Between 2011 and 2012, ÇİÇEK served as the Deputy Head of the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science. Since 2014, he has been working as the Professor Representative of the Faculty of Science.

Professor Dr. Hüseyin ÇİÇEK has academic studies on Materials Science, Polymer Science and Technology and Defense Industry, he has completed projects related to priority areas and transferred to production and he also has publications within the scope of SCI with around 350 citations.

Professor Dr. Hüseyin ÇİÇEK was appointed as Rector of Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University on July 14, 2018. He is fluent in English and knows basic German. He is married to Chemical Engineer, Meryem ÇİÇEK, and has two daughters, born in 2001 and 2006.


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