Liman Mh, 62 Sk, No: 48/12, Konyaalti, Antalya, Turkey

General Information

Work Experience


  • Oct 2022 – Present: Senior Lecturer (Professor), Faculty of Computer Science and IT, Metropolitan University of Tirana, Albania.
    • Teaching courses in Computer Science and IT fields.
  • Oct 2021 – Sep 2022: Dean (Professor). Faculty of Engineering, Canadian Institute of Technology, Tirana, Albania.
    • Managed the Faculty that includes three active departments: Computer Engineering, Software Engineering and Telecommunication Engineering.
    • Taught courses in Computer Science and Business Administration fields.
    • Coordinated collaborations with international academic and business organizations.
  • Sep 2020 – Sep 2021: Research Fellow & Visiting Lecturer (Professor), Institute of Information Systems, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany.
    • Conducted a project focused on analyzing the customer churns using machine learning methods.
    • Taught courses in Data Science and Business Informatics fields.
  • Sep 2019 – Sep 2020: Dean (Assoc. Professor)., Faculty of Computer Science and IT, Metropolitan University of Tirana, Albania.
    • Managed the Faculty that includes three active departments: Computer Engineering, Software Engineering and Electronics Engineering.
    • Taught courses of undergraduate (Database Systems, Business Strategies) and graduate (Adv. Data Mining, Digital Communication Management)
    • Took active part in Erasmus+ projects like; MARDS on “Reforming a Doctoral Studies in Montenegro and Albania” and SMART4ALL on “Self-sustained customized cyber physical system experiments for capacity building among European stakeholders”, a four year 8,000,000 Euros flagship EU project consisting of 25 European partners
  • Apr 2011 – Sep 2016: Head of Department (Assoc.Prof), Management Information Systems & Computer Engineering Departments, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey.
    • Acquired “Associate Professor of Management Information Systems” title in June 2012 from UAK, the official public institute in Turkey.
    • Taught courses in various faculties & departments of the university (e.g. Faculty of Economics & Administrative Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Communication, etc.).
    • Took part in various interdisciplinary projects.
    • Founded and Chaired the Department of MIS at Akdeniz University, Turkey.
  • Feb 2008 – June 2011: Head of Department (Assist.Prof), Computer Engineering Department, University of Epoka University, Tirana, Albania.
    • Founded and Chaired the Department of Computer Engineering.
    • Established the inter-universities partnership of a TEMPUS project.
    • Organized training programs for private industries in Albania (e.g. Alb Telecom)
    • Organized and chaired ISCIM 2011 (1st International Symposium on Computing in Informatics and Mathematics) in Tirana, Albania, June 2011.
    • Taught many courses in undergraduate and graduate levels at several universities in Albania & Macedonia.
  • Sep 2003- Feb 2008: Lecturer & Consultant, Informatics Department, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey.
    • Taught courses on Information Technologies.
    • Provided consultancy in the Technocity (“Antalya Teknokent”) of Akdeniz University.
    • Developed mobile application using C# on Visual Studio.NET for Akdeniz University Hospital.
  • VISITING/PART-TIME LECTURER (2010-2016): Invited to teach courses regularly as part-time lecturer or one time as visiting lecturer in:
    • Turkey: Bahcesehir University, Northern Cyprus: Near East University, Albania: University of Aleksandër Moisiu Durres (UAMD), University of Elbasan “Aleksander Xhuvani”, Macedonia: South Eastern European University (SEEU), Kosovo: University for Business and Technology (UBT), Germany: Leuphana University, etc.


  • Dec 2016 – Aug 2019: Consultant, Akdeniz University Technopark, Antalya, Turkey.
    • Provided academic and business consultancy to companies (Talya Bilisim, Softalya, etc.).
    • Managed strategies to locate and propose potential business deals in the global market.
    • Coordinated the recruitment of appropriate talent professionals and interns.
  • May 2007 – Feb 2008: Project Manager (as Aiesec Intern), Analytic Company, Lüneburg, Germany.
    • Worked and managed a project at Analytic Company (in Lüneburg)
    • Used the generic data and experience for my PhD research.
  • July 2005 – August 2005: Business Analyst (as Aiesec Intern), DHL / Deutsche Post World Net, Bonn, Germany
    • Worked on rolling out the DPWN corporate eRecruitment solution throughout the DHL countries.
    • Supported DHL countries in defining and implementing the eRecruitment solution specifications.
  • Nov 2001 – Sep 2002: IT Leader of a CRM Project, Club Ali Bey Hotel Resorts Inc. (of Güral Group), Antalya, Turkey.
    • Leaded the IT team of corporate CRM project to develop database applications.
    • Enrolled in corporate teams to analyse the current system and resolve the bottlenecks.
    • Administered Oracle Databases.
  • Nov 2000 – Nov 2002: Oracle DBA & Developer, IT Center of Güral Group, Kütahya, Turkey.
    • Administered & tuned the Oracle Database 8i Servers on SCO-Unix.
    • Developed Oracle Applications.
  • Dec 1999 – Nov 2000: IT Manager/Officer (as part of Temporary Military Duty), Turkish Army Corps, Ankara & Erzurum, Turkey.
    • Managed the IT department including soldiers, petty officers and civil servants
    • Supported the Administration of Oracle 8 and Windows NT Servers.
    • Automated computer activities by coordinating projects and developing applications.
  • 1995 – 2002: System Analyst, Application Developer, IT Center of Güral Group, Kütahya, Turkey.
    • Administrated Lotus Notes Domino Servers V4.6.1 and supporting infrastructure on Windows NT platform with 7 distributed servers and more than 600 active users. Developed over 55 integrated Lotus Notes Applications some of which are still in use.
    • Participated in the ERP project to implement Baan IV ERP system’s Manufacturing, Distribution and Service Modules to Art & Craft (LAV) Inc.
    • Awarded by the company for the extraordinary performance and contributions.

Summary of Skills

Programming Languages: Python, C++, C#, Java, XML, Javascript, SQL, etc. •tDatabase & ERP Systems: Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Lotus Notes, BaaN, etc. •tStatistical Analysis Tools: SPSS, Clementine, MatLab, Weka, R project, Rapid Miner, etc.

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