||Hasan Mandal (Prof. Dr.) received his BSc from Middle East Technical University (Turkey) in 1987 and PhD from University of Newcastle (UK) in 1992. In the period of 2007-2008, Dr. Mandal was at Karlsruhe University as Alexander von Humboldt Fellow.
In 1996, he joined the Department of Ceramic Engineering at Anadolu University. He became the Head of Department (1999), Dean of the Faculty of Engineering (2004), Vice Rector of Anadolu University (2010), Vice President and Director of Research and Graduate Policies at Sabanci University/Istanbul (2011-2015).
He was also served as the Board Member in Gebze Technopark (2011-2015), Inovent (2011-2015), Vice President of University-Industry Collaboration Centers Platform (USIMP, 2013-2015), Board Member of TUBITAK - TTO Group (2012-2015), The Chairperson of Turkish Engineering Deans Council (2006-2010), Chairperson of Global Engineering Deans Council (2009-2010), The First Vice President of the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (2009-2011), The President of European Ceramic Society (ECerS, 2009-2011).
He has co-authored over a hundred publications and six patents. Because of these achievements, he was honored by twenty awards including TUBITAK Science Award (2005) and ECerS Stuijts Award (2005). He is full member of Turkish Academy of Sciences, World Academy of Ceramics, Academia Europaea (Academy of Europe) and he is also Fellow of ECerS.
He is currently serving as Executive Board Member of Council of Higher Education (CoHE), BFUG Member for Turkey, EUA Representative for CoHE, Coordinator of University-Industry Collaboration Commission of CoHE. He is also currently serving as PEC Member of ECerS and the Honorary Chairman of ECerS 2017 Conference in Istanbul.