Management Information Systems

Faculty Members


Assoc. Prof. Rıza BAYRAK (Ph.D.) (Department Head)

Rıza Bayrak graduated from the System Engineering Programme. Then, he received his M.Sc. degree in Human Resource Management, and his Ph.D. in Economics. He conducted many important defense industry projects as a Project Manager Professional throughout his public service career. Additionally, he worked as a Human Resource Manager and Project Manager ofTraining and Education Department in NATO Mission of Resolution Support TAAC-C/Afghanistan. He lectured Micro-economics, Macro-economics, Introduction to Economics, and Turkey’s Economy at National Defense University between 2017-2018. Moreover, he studied "Economics of Terrorism" as a research assistant in NATO COE-DAT in 2019. Rıza Bayrak has published many articles in Employment/Youth Unemployment, Growth, Development, and Defense Economics. He has been also specialized in the efficiency and productivity of various sectors that produce commodities and services.


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Assoc. Prof. Serkan AĞAR (Ph.D.)

He completed his primary, secondary and high school education in Ankara and graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Law in 2002. He completed his master's and doctorate at the same university. He participated in many symposiums, conferences and panels as a speaker and received the title of Associate Professor in Financial Law in 2021. He has published many books and articles in various journals, especially on IT law, criminal law and tax law. A member of the Turkish Football Federation Amateur Football Disciplinary Board (AFDK), AĞAR is the Deputy Chairman of the Turkish Industrialists' and Businessmen's Foundation (TÜSİAV) High Advisory Board.

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Assist. Prof. Mine Berra DOGANER (Ph.D.)

Berra Doğaner received her BA from Marmara University, Department of Business Administration and her MBA and MA from Ankara University Department of Business Administration and Finance. Doğaner started her 35-year capital market career at the Capital Markets Board of Turkey and served there for 8 years. Subsequently, she transferred to the private sector and held senior positions as General Manager and Member of The Board of Directors in the leading investment institutions of the sector. Between 2005 & 2018 she served as General Manager and Member of The Board in Turkish Investment. The Group does business in Turkey, Northern Cyprus and England. Currently, she is an independent board member of Peker Real Estate Investment Trust, a company that has real estate investments in Turkey, England and Germany; and Piramit Securities Incorporated, and she is also a member of the Economic Advisory Board of the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce.

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Assist. Prof. Önder HALISDEMIR (Ph.D.)

He holds a master's degree in Capital Markets and a doctorate in Banking from Marmara University. He attended various educational programs at Wharton School and New York University. Halisdemir, who grew up as an apprentice in the Sultanhamam and Grand Bazaar markets, which is called as a commercial and life school, became the general manager in a bank in the 12th year of his professional career, which he started in 1995. Halisdemir, which has constituted the first digital bank and the largest investment bank in our country, has accomplished many international innovations, has received awards and has led the transformation in many fields throughout its career. Halisdemir is the Chairman of the Board of the Directors of Foundation of Turkey Finance Managers which is most established nonprofit of the financial sector.

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Assist. Prof. Hakan TARTAN (Ph.D.)

He was born in 1961 in Ankara. He graduated from Tevfik Fikret High School, then graduated from 9 Eylül University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences. He completed his master's and doctorate at the same University. He worked as a reporter, manager and columnist in Milliyet, Sabah and Hürriyet Newspapers for many years. He served as the Minister of Labor and Social Security in the 56th Republic government. He served as a senior manager in large companies and as an academician at various universities. In the 2009 local elections, he was elected as the Mayor of Konak District in the center of İzmir. He still continues to work in the fields of social policy.

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Assist. Prof. Hakan TARTAN (Ph.D)

Esra Kumaş completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at the Department of Industrial Engineering at Gazi University and her doctoral studies at the Department of Management Information Systems at Gazi University. She has worked as an independent external expert in the Ministry of Development, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Istanbul Development Agency and has been an evaluator for numerous projects. She works in the fields of Industry 4.0 and Digital Transformation Management. She has taught courses in Numerical Methods, Production Management, Quality Management, Supply Chain Management and Statistics. She is currently working as a Dr. Lecturer in the Department of Management Information Systems at OSTIM Technical University.

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Research Assistant Ali UÇUCU

Ali Uçucu graduated from Bartın University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Department of Management Information Systems in 2019. After his graduation, he started his graduate education in the Department of Management Information Systems at Gazi University Informatics Institute in 2020. While studying with application and programming software, he is also working in the field of graphic design.

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