Prof Dr Altan Afsar

Educational background:
- Master of Science: Ege University, Turkey, 1976.
- Doctor of Philosophy: Ege University, Turkey, 1983.
- Assistant Professor: Ege University, Turkey, 1987.
- Private Sector: 1987- 1997
- Assoc. Prof Dr: Ege University, Turkey, 2001.
- Professor: Ege University, Turkey, 2009-now


Current employment position:
Professor at Leather Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Ege University, Izmir.


Research areas:
Hide skin and leather chemistry, Leather technology and engineering.

Membership:
- Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects. Chamber of Textile Engineers.
- International Union of Leather Technicians and Chemists Societies,IULTCS.
- Union of Leather Technicians and Chemists Societies,DETEK, Turkey.


Awards received:
- Assoc of Leather Technologists and Chemists (DETEK), Kasım Hilmi Utku Scientific Support Award, 2009.

Other notable achievements:

Member of Faculty Academic Board:2001-2007
Member of Faculty Executive Board:2010-2013
Head of Leather Engineering Department:2010-2013