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Boğaziçi University
Former Rector

Prof. Gülay Barbarosoğlu

Advisory Board Member

Professor Gülay Barbarosoğlu was the Rector of Boğaziçi University between 2012 and 2016. She is currently Board Member of European Universities Association (EUA).

During her career in Boğaziçi University, Professor Barbarosoğlu served as the Vice-Rector for Research, founding Chair of Center for Disaster Management, Chair of Department of Industrial Engineering, Founding Chair of Financial Engineering at Boğaziçi University, and Head of the Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute. She has also had her B.S. and PhD in Industrial Engineering from Boğaziçi University.

Prof Barbarosoğlu strongly believes in creative and free thinking. While serving as the Vice-Chair of the Association of European Operational Research Societies (EURO), the national representative of NATO Research and Technology Organization, and board member of European Universities Association (EUA), she has worked in close collaboration with many European universities, governmental and non-governmental institutions.

She was a Board Member of Neighborhood Disaster Volunteers (MAG) Foundation, and President of the Foundation, afterwards. She is also the former President of Boğaziçi University Foundation.