Ali TOPCU, PhD

   Associate Professor

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 Dr. Ali TOPCU

 atopcu@hacettepe.edu.tr

 Hacettepe University

 Department of Food Engineering

 06800 Beytepe, Ankara, TURKEY

+90-312-2976258

+90-312-2977100

 www.hacettepe.edu.tr

 

 

Biography

Dr. Ali Topcu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Food Engineering at Hacettepe University. Dr. Topcu's research is targeted on Dairy Science and Technology, Cheese, Food Analyses, Novel Technologies in Food Processing, Quality Control. A brief biography is given below;

 

 Educational Background: 

PhD :

Food Engineering, Hacettepe University (1998-2004)

MSc :

Food Engineering, Trakya University  (19941997)

BSc :

Food Engineering, Hacettepe University (19871992)

 

 Career: 

2012- Date

Assoc. Prof. Dr. in Food Engineering Department, Engineering Faculty, Hacettepe University, Ankara, TURKEY

2007-2012

Assist. Prof. Dr. in Food Engineering Department, Engineering Faculty, Hacettepe University, Ankara, TURKEY

August 2009-February 2010

Researcher, University College Cork, Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, Ireland (6 months).

2004-2007

Academic Instructor, Dr., in Food Engineering Department, Engineering Faculty, Hacettepe University, Ankara, TURKEY

August-December 2006

Researcher, University College Cork, Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, Ireland (5 months).

1998-2004

Research Assistant in Food Engineering Department, Engineering Faculty, Hacettepe University, Ankara, TURKEY

September-December 2000 

Research Fellow, Food Science and Technology Department, The University of Reading, Reading, UK (4 months).

1996-1998

Food Engineer (Production manager) in Food Engineering Department pilot plant, Hacettepe University, Ankara, TURKEY

1996-1996

Food engineer , Birtat Dairy Company, Ankara, TURKEY (6 months)

1992-1996   

Food engineer (Quality control manager), Malkara Birlik Dairy Company, Tekirdag, TURKEY

 

Awards and Felloships

  • The Scientific and Technology Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Directorate of Human Resources Development, Support for scientific activity in abroad, 2010 (6 months)

  • Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) Seligman APV, Fellowship, UK, 2000 (4 months)