The project titled ‘Premiss: Partnership for Research to Enhance Methodologies in Sustainability Science’ in which Prof. Ahmet Süerdem is the coordinator for Turkey receives TÜBİTAK support
The project titled ‘Premiss: Partnership for Research to Enhance Methodologies in Sustainability Science’ that Prof. Ahmet Süerdem, an expert researcher at our University’s Center for Financial Studies, applied to as the coordinator for Turkey has been entitled to receive a budget of 616,678 TL by TÜBİTAK.
The project has received support as part of Belmont Forum’s call for ‘Transdisciplinary Research for Pathways to Sustainability’ that aims to examine the goals of sustainable development in an integrative manner and to support the applicable innovative projects. The Turkish part of the project to which the application was made through an international consortium consisting of France, Turkey, Taiwan, South Africa, and Vietnam will be realized with the partnership of İstanbul Bilgi University supported by TÜBİTAK and TABİT Smart Agricultural Technologies Inc. In the project, Faculty Member, PhD, Banu Kabakulak from the Department of Industrial Engineering at our Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty Member, PhD, Baykal Sarıoğlu from Electrical and Electronics Engineering, and Assoc. Prof. Yiğit Dağhan Gökdel from Electrical and Electronics Engineering will work as researchers.
The project aims to investigate the design of innovative pathways to sustainability such as Agent Based Modeling, internet of things, and citizenship science and how to contribute to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Consortium aims to popularize the innovative methodologies in sustainability science by forming a transdisciplinary group through bringing together researchers and non-academic stakeholders on a multidisciplinary ground.