Yozgat Bozok Üniversitesi


Prof. Dr. Ahmet KARADAĞ


Prof. Dr. Ahmet KARADAĞ was born in Yozgat, Akdağmadeni in 1968. After finishing elementary and middle school in his district, he completed his bachelor’s degree at Konya Selçuk University in 1990. While he was working as a Chemistry teacher, he started his postgraduate studies at Samsun 19 Mayıs University in 1991. In 1993, he was assigned to 19 Mayıs University Faculty of Science and Literature, Chemistry Department as a research assistant and he completed his PhD in 2001 at the same university.

In 2003, after the completion of his military service as a reserve officer and working as a Dr. Research Assistant at 19 Mayıs University, he was assigned to Tokat Gaziosmanpaşa University, Faculty of Science and Literature, Chemistry Head Department, Inorganic Chemistry Department as an Assistant Professor. Becoming an Associate Professor in 2007 and a Professor in 2013, Dr. Karadağ was assigned to Bartın University as the Dean of the Faculty of Science and Literature. Additionally, he worked as the Vice Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Health Sciences at Bartın University.  He was assigned to Yozgat Bozok University as the Rector on May, 24, 2019, with the authorization of our President Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

Dr. Karadağ, whose primary areas of specialization are coordination polymers, inclusion compounds (inclusion and clathrate structures) and ionic liquids, has around 70 published articles in these fields in international journals under SCI scope and more than 80 proceedings presented in national and international conferences.

Besides, having a published e-book and internationally published two book chapters, Dr. Karadağ has two patents from his research projects, four patent applications soon to be granted, and a trademark registration under the name “TOREX” aimed to contribute to the economy by manufacturing cleaning/perfumery products through the use of Tokat’s underground sources and Reşadiye clay.

Until now, he completed one career project with the support of Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) as an executive, two international projects under the scope of COST Action, and two workshops for TUBITAK supported project consultation.  He was also conducting the research project “Cost-Effective Pilot Scale Production of Bioethanol” started in March 2018 between Bartın University and Pakistan Government College Lahore University as a part of still-ongoing Mevlana Project-Based International Exchange Program. Also, having ten projects supported by 19 Mayıs University and Gaziosmanpaşa University Scientific Research Projects (BAP) Unit, Dr. Karadağ has ten complete postgraduate, and five complete PhD advisories, one on-going postgraduate and one on-going PhD advisories.

Dr. Karadağ who researched on ionic liquids at USA Alabama University for three months in 2013, participated in the project studies of “Cost-Effective Pilot Scale Production of Bioethanol” at Pakistan Government College Lahore University for 15 days. His research studies on coordination compounds and biological activities (anti-cancer, anti-bacteria and anti-fungal) of protic ionic liquids are the first in their field and they draw considerable attention. In addition, his studies on bioethanol which is a low-cost, high efficiency, sustainable, environment friendly highly strategic energy source and has high combustion efficiency, are followed with great attention and his studies in this field still continue today.

Prof. Dr. Ahmet Karadağ is married with two children. 

Contact information​

Address:  Erdoğan Akdağ Kampüsü Atatürk Yolu 7. Km 66900 Yozgat
E-Mail: ahmet.karadag@bozok.edu.tr