Dr., Director, UN SDSN Turkey
Dr Atabarut received his B.Sc. degree in Civil Engineering from Bogazici University, Turkey in 1988, and then he completed his M.Sc. and PhD studies at Bogazici University in the field of environmental technologies. In Germany, first at Hamburg-Harburg Technical University and later at Aachen Technical University he participated jointly conducted research projects. He functioned different managerial and professional roles in more than 80 national and international projects and he is the editor of 17 books and author of many articles and technical reports. He also organized many national and international academic meetings. Dr Atabarut is currently a faculty member at Bogazici University, the Director of Lifelong Learning (BULLC) and the Executive Director of UNSDSN-TR (United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Turkey. He coordinated and participated as a researcher 20 projects on lifelong learning and social issues in the context of Development Agency (ISTKA), Employment Agency (ISKUR) and EU Erasmus+ projects.