Commitees:

Scientific Commitee:

Helena Nazaré
Maria Helena Vaz de Carvalho Nazaré

Born in Lisbon, Portugal, in 1949. Married, 2 children.
Academic degrees
"Licenciatura" in Physics, University of Lisbon, 1972.
Doctor of Philosophy: Solid State Physics, Wheatstone Physics Laboratory - King's College London, University of London - 1978.
Doctor in Physics - Solid State Physics, University of Aveiro - 1979.
"Agregação" in Physics - University of Aveiro - 1987.
Current positions
Rector of the University of Aveiro, Portugal, since 9 Janeiro 2002. Re-elected for a second mandate in December 2005
Chair of the Steering Committee of the Institutional Evaluation Programme of the European University Association (EUA).
Member of the Research Working Group of the EUA.
Member of the Institutional Evaluation Pool of the EUA, since 2004.
Chair of the Committee of the Portuguese Rector's Conference for Research and Knowledge-transfer.
Member of the European Commission Expert Group for the European Research Area.
President of the João Jacinto de Magalhães Foundation.
Member of the Executive Council of Fundação das Universidades Portuguesas (Portuguese Universities Foundation).
Vice President of EUA since march 2009-09-03
Member of the Board of Administration Portugal Telecom
Previously
Member of the Steering Committee of the EUA Institutional Evaluation Programme, since 2005.
Member of the Portuguese Higher Council for Science, Technology and Innovation, since 2004.
Dean of the Health School of the University of Aveiro (2000-2002).
Member of the Board of the Aveiro Maritime Harbour (1999-2000).
President of Columbus Association: Network of European and Latin-American Universities.
Head of the research Lab Semiconductor Physics of the University of Aveiro (1986-1999).
Vice Rector of the University of Aveiro (1991-1998).
Head of the Research Institute of the University of Aveiro (1995-1998).
Chair of the Executive Council of the João Jacinto de Magalhães Foundation (1995-1998).
Member of the Steering Committee of the International Conference of Defects in Semiconductors (1997).
Vice President of the Scientific Council of the University of Aveiro (1990-1991).
Head of the Department of Physics of the University of Aveiro (1978-1980; 1986-1988).

Scientific activity
Management and participation in over 20 research projects. Successful supervision of post-docs, PhD and master students. Over 70 papers published in scientific Journals. More than 200 communications to International Scientific Conferences. Editor of the book Properties, Growth and Application of Diamond, from IEE - INSPEC.
Gülsün Sağlamer
Professor and Former Rector of Istanbul Technical University Organization Committee Chair

Former Rector of Istanbul Technical University (ITU) from 1996 to 2004. Ms Gülsün Sağlamer is a professor of architecture. She has been a Board Member of EUA (European University Association) between 2005-2009 and a member of the Steering Committee of EUA's Institutional Evaluation Programme (2009-2013). In addition she is an Executive Committee Member (2003-) and Chair of European Council (2005-2010) of the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP). She is the Vice-President of CMU ( Community of Mediterranean Universities. Ms Gülsün Sağlamer was the President of the Council for Technology and Technoparks in Turkey (2006-2010) ) and a Board Member of ITU's Technology Park and Incubation Centre, ARI Technocity. She is a Member of Board of Trustees of Kadir Has University since 2006 and a Board Member of ITU Development Foundation (2009-2012). She has been invited to the Marie Curie People Programme (EC) Advisory Group for 3 terms (2006-2008-2010-2012). She is the Chair of the Women Studies Centre on Women in Science Engineering and Technology of ITU.

She has been in the Scientific Committee of TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey), INTAG between 1990-1996. Prof Saglamer has been invited to Queen's University of Belfast as Visiting Professor between 1993 and1996 and has also been invited to be an external examiner in the same university for four years between 1999 and 2003. She has been a visiting scholar at the Martin Centre, Cambridge University in 1975-76 and for short periods in 1987 and 1989. She has been on numerous juries such as the prestigious Daimler-Chrysler-UNESCO Mondialogo Engineering Prize 2005.

Since 1992 she has focused on higher education and research and realized profound reforms in her university, created many research centers in ITU and gave over 50 invited lectures on different aspects of higher education (such as research, innovation, quality assurance, funding and women leadership in HE) at international meetings. She has been invited to the" Expert Working Group On The External Research Funding of Universities", established by the EC (2007-2008) and several EC funded research projects as an expert in recent years. She is a member of the Steering Committee of the OECD/IMHE Quality Teaching Project since 2009.

She is a member of the editorial board of three international scientific journals. She has received several architectural prizes and was awarded Honoris Causa by Carleton University, Canada (2001), Universitatea de Nord Din Baia Mare University, Romania (2002) and Ovidius University of Constantza in Romania (2009). American Institute of Architects (AIA) awarded her "Honorary Fellowship (Hon FAIA) in 2006 and she has been also awarded "Leonardo da Vinci Medal" by SEFI (Société Européenne Pour la Formation Ingénieurs-European Society for Engineering Education) in 2005-2006. She is a member of European Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters since 2011.
Mine G.Tan

Born in Gaziantep, Turkey, Married, 2 children, one grandchild
Academic degrees
Ll b, Faculty of Law, Ankara University, 1965
M.A., Department of Sociology, Washington State University, 1967
Ph.D., Sociology of Law, Faculty of Law, Ankara University,1972
Aggregation, Sociology of Education, Ankara University, 1978
 
Current positions and activities
Professor, Center for Women’s Studies in Science, Engineering and Technology, Istanbul Technical University
Social Science Correspondent , Meta Analysis of Gender and Science Research, Seventh Framework Programme
Founding member of Feminist Academicians Studying Women’s Work (KEFA)
Founding member of the Society for the  Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect in Turkey 
Member of the  Society of Comparative Education
 
Previous positions and activities
Academic:
Professor of Sociology of Education and Women’s Studies, Faculty of Educational Sciences, Ankara University, 1988 – 2009
Visiting scholar at the University of Cambridge, England, 1976-1977.
Docent, Sociology of Education, Faculty of Educational Sciences, Ankara University, 1978-1988
Teaching Assistant, Social and Cultural Foundations of Education, Faculty of Educational Sciences, Ankara University, 1968 - 1978
Fulbright scholar at Washington State University, USA, 1966 – 1967.    
Teaching Assistant, Department of Sociology, Washington State University, USA, 1966 - 1967                                
Administrative:
Head of the Department of Teaching of Philosophy and Social Sciences at the Institute of Educational Sciences, Ankara University, 2005-2009.
Founder and head of the Department of Women’s Studies, Ankara University (1995-1999).
Member of the board of the Women’s Studies Center, Ankara University (1992-2002).
 
Research Interest
Main research area: gender and education. Education of women, history of women, feminist pedagogy, sociology of education, history of childhood, oral history.
Working at Ankara University, Faculty of Educational Sciences between the years 1968 and 2009 has been actively involved in teaching, research and publishing in scientific reviews, participating in symposia and professional conferences related to gender, education, feminist pedagogy and history of childhood.

supervising post-doctoral, PhD and master students. participating in various research projects at national and European levels

Author and co-author of 6 books and 57 publications in the relevant research areas.
Christina Ullenius
Former rector of Karlstad University, Sweden, 1995 - 2006.

Under her leadership as rector from 1995 to 2006, Karlstad University developed into an institution with a strong commitment to serving society through strong profiles in research, education and innovation.
 
Ullenius is a chemical engineer by training and had a long research and teaching career in organic chemistry at Chalmers University of Technology in gothenburg , 1975 - 1995. She has also spent periods of research in the US, eg at Princeton University. She was vice rector at Chalmers University of Technology 1989 – 1994.
She is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy for Engineering Sciences.
 
Presently Christina Ullenius serves as a member of boards in Sweden as well as in Norway.
Some examples:
Luleå Technical University,
Hasselblad Foundation,
The Knowledge Foundation
University of Stavanger, Norway
 
She is also chairing two programs for the Swedish research agency Vinnova aiming at support for women researchers in academic careers.
 
She has previously served as;
Vice president of the European University Association, 2005 - 2009.
President of the Swedish Association of Higher Education, 2001 – 2004.

Swedish Defence Research Agency, president of the board.
President of the board of the Swedish Research Council for Engineering Sciences, 1996 - 2000
Krista Varantola
Professor of English, School of Modern Languages and Translation Studies, University of Tampere

Date of birth: August 23, 1946
 
DEGREES
Main field of study: English language and linguistics
University of Turku
BA  1968
MA  1969
Licentiate 1981
PhD 1985
 
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Leadership positions
II Vice-Rector, University of Tampere,  August 1, 1996 – December 31, 1997
I  Vice-Rector, University of Tampere,  January 1, 1998 – July 31, 1999
Rector of the University of Tampere, 1.8.2004-31.7.2009
Finnish Council of University Rectors, Vice-Chairman 2006-2007, Chair 2008-2009
Chancellor 1.8.2009-

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS
University of Turku:
Head of the Dept of Translation Studies 1985 -1989
University of Tampere:
Head of the Dept of Translation Studies 1991-1994
Vice Dean, The Faculty of Humanities 1992 -1994
Head of the Dept of Translation Studies Aug.1, 1995 - Aug. 1, 1996
Dean, The Faculty of Humanities Aug.1, 1995 -  Oct. 1, 1996
Dean, The Faculty of Humanities Aug.1, 2001-July 31, 2004
Tenured positions:
Lecturer, Language Institute (from 1981 Department of Translation Studies), Turku   1971-1981
Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Translation Studies, University of Turku   1981-1989
Professor of English, School of Modern Languages and Translation Studies, University of Tampere 1989-
Other positions:
Research Assistant, Academy of Finland 1981-1985
Junior Researcher, Academy of Finland 1985-1986
Docent, English Special Languages, University of Vaasa 1985-
Docent, English Philology, University of Turku 1985 -

SCHOLARLY AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Board Member and Office Bearer (Assistant Secretary-Treasurer), European Association for Lexicography 1992-1994, 1994-1996, Secretary-Treasurer 1996-98, Vice-President 1998-2000, President  2000-2002, Past President 2002-2004
 
Programme Committee Member (Nordic Programme for Language Technology, Nordic Council of Ministers), 2001-2004
Member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters 2005-
 
The Nordic Centre at Fudan University, Chair 2006-
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Board member of  HÖGUT, (Steering Group for Higher Education, Nordic Council of Ministers) 1999-2007.
Member, Research Council for Culture and Society, The Academy of Finland 2001-2004
Member of the Science and Technology Policy Council of Finland under the Prime Minister of Finland 1999-2002, 2005-2007
NordForsk. (Nordic Funding Agency for Research under the Nordic Council of Ministers) Board Member 2006-  
 
Board Member of the Finnish Fulbright Commission FUSEEC (Finland  -U.S. Educational Exchange Commission) 2002-
University of Gothenburg, Sweden.  Member of the Advisory Board

SABBATICALS
Senior Scientist research grant, The Academy of Finland, Aug. 1, 1994 - July 31, 1995
 
Senior Scientist research grant, The Academy of Finland, Aug. 1, 2000 - July 31, 2001
Visiting Fellow in the Centre for British & Comparative Cultural Studies, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK. Autumn term 1994
 
Visiting Scholar, University of Ottawa,  in the spring term of 1995

CURRENT RESEARCH INTEREST
Lexical knowledge management, the use of text corpora  in translation, dictionary use in translation,  translation-related research, lexicography and terminology, electronic translation tools.
 
Over 80 publications in the relevant research areas
Margaret Wintermantel

Career  
since 2006 President of the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK)
2001 - 2006 Vice-President of the German Rectors' Conference
2000 - 2006 President of Saarland University, Germany
1994 - 1997 Vice-President for Study and Teaching at Saarland University
since 1992 Professor (C4) of social psychology at Saarland University, Germany 
   
Education  
1986  Habilitation in psychology at the University of Heidelberg
1983 - 1985 DFG Habilitation Scholarship Holder
1979 - 1983 Lecturer at the Psychology Institute of the University of Heidelberg
1977 - 1979 DFG Research Grant
1972 - 1977 Research Assistant at the Institute of Psychology of the University of Heidelberg
1972 Further periods of research stays in Ann Arbor and Berkeley
1972 Gained her doctorate with the degree of Dr. rer. nat.
1966 - 1970 Studies in psychology and media studies at the universities at Mainz and Heidelberg
Organizing Committee:
Gülsün Sağlamer
Professor and Former Rector of Istanbul Technical University Organization Committee Chair

Former Rector of Istanbul Technical University (ITU) from 1996 to 2004. Ms Gülsün Sağlamer is a professor of architecture. She has been a Board Member of EUA (European University Association) between 2005-2009 and a member of the Steering Committee of EUA's Institutional Evaluation Programme (2009-2013). In addition she is an Executive Committee Member (2003-) and Chair of European Council (2005-2010) of the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP). She is the Vice-President of CMU ( Community of Mediterranean Universities. Ms Gülsün Sağlamer was the President of the Council for Technology and Technoparks in Turkey (2006-2010) ) and a Board Member of ITU's Technology Park and Incubation Centre, ARI Technocity. She is a Member of Board of Trustees of Kadir Has University since 2006 and a Board Member of ITU Development Foundation (2009-2012). She has been invited to the Marie Curie People Programme (EC) Advisory Group for 3 terms (2006-2008-2010-2012). She is the Chair of the Women Studies Centre on Women in Science Engineering and Technology of ITU.

She has been in the Scientific Committee of TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey), INTAG between 1990-1996. Prof Saglamer has been invited to Queen's University of Belfast as Visiting Professor between 1993 and1996 and has also been invited to be an external examiner in the same university for four years between 1999 and 2003. She has been a visiting scholar at the Martin Centre, Cambridge University in 1975-76 and for short periods in 1987 and 1989. She has been on numerous juries such as the prestigious Daimler-Chrysler-UNESCO Mondialogo Engineering Prize 2005.

Since 1992 she has focused on higher education and research and realized profound reforms in her university, created many research centers in ITU and gave over 50 invited lectures on different aspects of higher education (such as research, innovation, quality assurance, funding and women leadership in HE) at international meetings. She has been invited to the" Expert Working Group On The External Research Funding of Universities", established by the EC (2007-2008) and several EC funded research projects as an expert in recent years. She is a member of the Steering Committee of the OECD/IMHE Quality Teaching Project since 2009.

She is a member of the editorial board of three international scientific journals. She has received several architectural prizes and was awarded Honoris Causa by Carleton University, Canada (2001), Universitatea de Nord Din Baia Mare University, Romania (2002) and Ovidius University of Constantza in Romania (2009). American Institute of Architects (AIA) awarded her "Honorary Fellowship (Hon FAIA) in 2006 and she has been also awarded "Leonardo da Vinci Medal" by SEFI (Société Européenne Pour la Formation Ingénieurs-European Society for Engineering Education) in 2005-2006. She is a member of European Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters since 2011.
Mine G.Tan

Born in Gaziantep, Turkey, Married, 2 children, one grandchild
Academic degrees
Ll b, Faculty of Law, Ankara University, 1965
M.A., Department of Sociology, Washington State University, 1967
Ph.D., Sociology of Law, Faculty of Law, Ankara University,1972
Aggregation, Sociology of Education, Ankara University, 1978
 
Current positions and activities
Professor, Center for Women’s Studies in Science, Engineering and Technology, Istanbul Technical University
Social Science Correspondent , Meta Analysis of Gender and Science Research, Seventh Framework Programme
Founding member of Feminist Academicians Studying Women’s Work (KEFA)
Founding member of the Society for the  Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect in Turkey 
Member of the  Society of Comparative Education
 
Previous positions and activities
Academic:
Professor of Sociology of Education and Women’s Studies, Faculty of Educational Sciences, Ankara University, 1988 – 2009
Visiting scholar at the University of Cambridge, England, 1976-1977.
Docent, Sociology of Education, Faculty of Educational Sciences, Ankara University, 1978-1988
Teaching Assistant, Social and Cultural Foundations of Education, Faculty of Educational Sciences, Ankara University, 1968 - 1978
Fulbright scholar at Washington State University, USA, 1966 – 1967.    
Teaching Assistant, Department of Sociology, Washington State University, USA, 1966 - 1967                                
Administrative:
Head of the Department of Teaching of Philosophy and Social Sciences at the Institute of Educational Sciences, Ankara University, 2005-2009.
Founder and head of the Department of Women’s Studies, Ankara University (1995-1999).
Member of the board of the Women’s Studies Center, Ankara University (1992-2002).
 
Research Interest
Main research area: gender and education. Education of women, history of women, feminist pedagogy, sociology of education, history of childhood, oral history.
Working at Ankara University, Faculty of Educational Sciences between the years 1968 and 2009 has been actively involved in teaching, research and publishing in scientific reviews, participating in symposia and professional conferences related to gender, education, feminist pedagogy and history of childhood.

supervising post-doctoral, PhD and master students. participating in various research projects at national and European levels

Author and co-author of 6 books and 57 publications in the relevant research areas.
Özge Atalay Çelik

Born in Ankara. She is a reserach assistant at ITU Women Studies Centre and ITU Housing and Earthquake Graduate Programme. She is a sociologist and has a master degree on urban and environmental studies. She is a PhD candiate at ITU Urban and Regional Planning Programme. Her research interests are urbanization, migration, poverty, urban politics, gender and social policies. She has worked as researcher/trainer in many different scientific projects on gender.
A. Meltem Baslo

Born in Oslo (Norway) in 1969
Bachelor’s degree on Architecture, 1994, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Master of Architecture degree, 1998, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University

PhD, 2008, Istanbul Technical University


BASLO became a research asssitant at Istanbul Technical University in 2004. She took part in many campus projects’ design and construction until 2011 within ITU Project Management Center. She is currently working at ITU Housing Research and Development Center. Her research areas are Turkish Revolution and Modern Architecture in 1920s, Revolution Architecture, Housing and Modernism, 19th century Istanbul and eclecticism, Historical Mapping of Galata and Pera.
Saadet Zeynep Bacınoğlu

Architect and research assistant at ITU Center for Housing Research and Development. She received her Bsc degree in Architecture at Istanbul Technical University; studied at TU Vienna as an Erasmus exchange student. She is currently a master student at Architectural Design Computing Programme in ITU.
Sebahat Duran Karahan

Was born in İstanbul in 1985. She studied Business Administration at Marmara University between 2004-2009. She is specialized at Product Management and Marketing. She worked at Adecco Human Resources Cunsilting Firm(2006). She participated the Innovation Staff Education Programme and wrote the chapter on Euterprenourship in the published programme book. She has been working in WSC-ITU since 2010, she takes part in the EU and National research projects.