Hacettepe Univeristy Department of Food Engineering
Leading Food Engineering department in Turkey (2020)
Hacettepe University ranked 201-300 in the world in Food Science & Technology and first in Turkey according to ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020 ranking results.
Leading Food Engineering department in Turkey (2019)
Hacettepe University ranked 151-200 in the world in Food Science & Technology and first in Turkey according to ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019 ranking results.
Leading Food Engineering Department in Turkey (2018)
Hacettepe University ranked 151-200 in the world in Food Science & Technology and first in Turkey according to ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018 ranking results.
Education
Our Food Engineering undergraduate program educates students who will be the leading staff of the Turkish food industry and are strong on world-class science, technology and engineering knowledge.
EUR-ACE Bachelor
Hacettepe University Department of Food Engineering’s undergraduate programme is designated again as a European-Accredited Engineering Bachelor Degree Programme. The accreditation has been provided by the Engineering Education Programs Evaluation and Accreditation Association (MÜDEK) for 5 years as of September 30, 2021.
News
  • Prof. Dr. Hamit Köksel, emeritus faculty member at the Department of Food Engineering of Hacettepe University, was elected as the Chair of the International Association for Cereal Science and Technology (Chair of ICC Academy) in 2020. Prof. Dr. Hamit Köksel was also awarded with the "Friedrich Schweitzer" medal in December 2020 for his scientific achievements and contributions to the ICC.
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Tolgahan Kocadağlı received the Hacettepe University Science Incentive Award in the field of science and engineering.
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. F. Ceyda Dudak Şeker received the BAGEP 2020 award given by the Science Academy. The BAGEP award is given to outstanding young scientists and includes two years of research support.
  • Prof. Dr. Vural Gökmen, as of 1 October 2019, has been selected as the Associate Editor of the Food Chemistry (2019 impact factor 6.3) published by Elsevier.
  • Research assistant Dr. Aytül Hamzalıoğlu has won the best oral presentation award for her presentation entitled “Multiresponse kinetic modeling of acrylamide and hydroxymethylfurfural formation during roasting of coffee as a sucrose-rich food system” in the “2nd Food Chemistry Conference: Shaping the Future of Food Quality, Safety, Nutrition and Health” conference organized by Elsevier in Spain (September 2019).
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Neslihan Taş was selected as the Editorial Board Member of Food Research International (5-year impact factor 4.2) published by Elsevier. (March 2019)
  • Research Assistant Dr. Cemile Yılmaz was selected as the Editorial Board Member of Food Research International (5-year impact factor 4.2) published by Elsevier. (February 2019)
  • Dr. Tolgahan Kocadağlı, researcher from Department of Food Engineering was awarded the 2017 Junior Medal by the Royal Society of Chemistry, one of the world's most respected communities in the field of chemistry, founded in 1848 in the United Kingdom. Dr. Kocadağlı's medal was presented at a ceremony at Burlington House on 21 February 2018.
  • Prof. Dr. Vural Gökmen and his team's patented invention "A Solution Extending Shelf Life of Ready-to-Eat Fresh Fruits and / or Vegetables and an Application Method Thereof" won the Gold Medal in the 2nd Istanbul International Invention Fair (ISIF'17).
  • Ezgi Doğan Cömert and  Dr. Aytül Hamzalıoğlu, research assistants in Food Engineering Department, have been selected as the Editorial Board Members of the Elsevier’s journal Food Research International (5-year impact factor 3.87) (October 2016)
  • Prof. Dr. Vural Gökmen has been selected as the Editorial Board Member of the Food Chemistry. (2014).