People: Aselsan Elektronik Sanayi ve Ticaret AS (ASELS.IS)
18 Jul 2019
Dr. Celal Sami Tufekci has served as Member of the Board of Directors of ASELSAN ELEKTRONIK SANAYI VE TICARET ANONIM SIRKETI since April 2, 2018. He has Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Gazi Universitesi (Ankara, Turkey); graduate Mechanical Engineering degree from Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, and doctorate degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, New York, USA) all in the field of Mechanical Engineering. He has started his professional career at Pitney Bowes Inc. (Shelton, Connecticut, USA). As a Mechatronics and Control System Design Specialist, he has been a consultant for numerous projects and various companies. After he has served in the manufacturing of satellites and in technology transfer team of Turksat 3A as satellite design specialist at Thales Alenia Space (Cannes, France), he took the role of the National Satellite Communications Program Director. Then, he has worked as chief researcher in RASAT and Gokturk-2 place observation satellite projects at TUBITAK Space Technologies Research Institute (Ankara, Turkey). In his academic career, he has served as a research assistant at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Deputy Head of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Connecticut, Instructor at University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Gazi University and Atilim University and finally instructor and manager of the Central Research Laboratory at Y Yildiz Technical University (Istanbul, Turkey) Faculty of Mechatronics Engineering Department. In the past, he has served on the boards of directors of many companies such as Turk Havacilik ve Uzay Sanayii A.SS. and currently is Ankara Aerospace Industrial Zone (HAB OSB COMM, Ankara, Turkey) Chairman of the Board of Directors and METU MEMS (Ankara Turkey) member of the Board of Directors. He is Member of the Corporate Governance Committee of the Company.
|Total Annual Compensation, TRL||34,000|
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|Fiscal Year Total, TRL||34,000|