Prof.Dr. Mete Koçkar

Prof.Dr. Mete Koçkar

Project Manager URAYSİM

He was the first director of Porsuk Vocational School between 2001-2012 and has been working as the director of Transportation Vocational School from this date. He carried out many projects about railway and road traffic safety systems in Turkey and had advanced practice on different branches of transportation technologies. He is a member of 11th National Development Plan-Transportation Expert Committee. He is member of Council of Traffic Safety, Interior Ministry of Turkey.  He is member of the City Traffic Safety Council of Eskisehir. He is member of administrator board Eskisehir city chamber of industry. He is the founder of the Porsuk and Transportation vocational schools, which provides education in associate degree and offers several programs including Railway System and Highway Traffic education. These two programs are the first in their field at higher education level in Turkey
Besides, Dr. Kockar is the director of  “The Railway Systems Excellence Center Project” with the budget of 464 Million TL which has been launched with the publication of the official gazette on 14.01.2012 by the Ministry of Development is in progress. Related to the project, the National Railway Systems Research and Testing Center (URAYSİM) is in establishing stage. In this context, the tender process of the test roads has been completed, and the tender works for the test systems and hangars in the test center are still being carried out. Once the project is completed, it will be Europe's largest rail systems research and testing center.
Various studies have been carried out in the fields of "Transportation Services", “ traffic safety systems” and "Railway Systems Technology" through the "Increasing the Quality of Vocational and Technical Education – METEK project” led by Transportation Vocational School and Ministry of National Education.
On the international field, activities were performed to contribute to the vocational training of academic staff and students through the project "On-site Observation of Developments and Current Practices for Electrification and Signaling Issues in the Field of Rail Systems" by utilizing the Leonardo da Vinci European Union Education and Youth Program.
 

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Thursday 11/04/2019

From 15:45 To 16:30

04/11/2019 15:45 04/11/2019 16:30 National Rail Systems Research and Testing Center (URAYSİM) Mega Projects Case Studies will present us impactful projects in the spotlight which affect not only the related cities but also neighbor regions and even the whole country. With Mega Projects case studies, the relationship between infrastructure and design, data usage, collaboration management, challenges faced, and lessons learned will be discussed. Additionally, we will seek to understand the “mega effects” of this projects on society and environment to broaden our perspective.

 
Conference Station, Hall B

Conference Station, Hall B

"National Rail Systems Research and Testing Center (URAYSİM)"

Atilla Keskin Dr. Pelin Boyacıoğlu Prof.Dr. Mete Koçkar
Time and date

Thursday 11/04/2019

From 15:45 To 16:30

04/11/2019 15:45 04/11/2019 16:30 National Rail Systems Research and Testing Center (URAYSİM) Mega Projects Case Studies will present us impactful projects in the spotlight which affect not only the related cities but also neighbor regions and even the whole country. With Mega Projects case studies, the relationship between infrastructure and design, data usage, collaboration management, challenges faced, and lessons learned will be discussed. Additionally, we will seek to understand the “mega effects” of this projects on society and environment to broaden our perspective.

 
Conference Station, Hall B
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Conference Station, Hall B

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