Mr. Ahmet Seren
Ahmet ŞEREN is the manager of Irrigation & Drainage Structures Section at Operation & Maintenance Department at General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works (DSİ). He is responsible for coordinating the O&M activities of the all irrigation and drainage projects built by DSİ.
He graduated from the University of Ankara, Faculty of Agriculture, Agricultural Structures & Irrigation Department in 1993 and soon after the graduation started to his profession at Operation & Maintenance Department at DSİ as an irrigation engineer.
He did his MSc. on Management Business Administration (MBA) at Gazi University. The subject of his thesis is "Farm Optimization, Optimum Water Distribution with Adequate & Limited Water Supply". He continues his doctorate education on Management Business Administration (MBA) at Hacı Bayram Veli University.
He attended Water Resources Management Advanced Training Course on Capacity Building for Participatory Irrigation Management (PIM) at International Mediterranean Agronomic Institute (CHIEAM - IAMB) in Bari / ITALY in 2001.
He successfully completed 4 months Post-Graduated International Course on Land Drainage (ICLD-2002) at International Institute for Land Reclamation and Improvement (ILRI) in Wageningen / The Netherlands in 2002.
He is one of the active member of Turkish National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (TUCID). He has participated to various Working Groups under the umbrella of the International Commission on Irrigation & Drainage (ICID) from 2006.
He is member of Working Group on Comprehensive Approaches to Flood Management (WG-CAFM) up to 2013.
Now he is Vice Chair of Working Group on Irrigation Development and Management (WG-IDM) from 2016.
He has taken part in organization of many national and international events like First World Irrigation Forum which is held in MARDİN in 2013 by ICID&TUCID.
He is working as an O&M Expert at the Turkey Irrigation Modernization Project (TIMP), financed by the World Bank, with the objective of the project is to improve irrigation delivery, through rehabilitation and modernization of distribution infrastructure in selected schemes, and through strengthening of capacity of WUAs from 2019.
Şener M., Erdem T., Çelen H., Tekiner M., Yıldırım M., U., Pehlivan, M., Şeren, A., Kolsuz H.U., Seyrek, K., Turan, L., Determination Of Irrigated Parcel By Usıig Unmanned Air Vehicle And Remote Sensing Technology, July 2020, Issue 136, Page: 20-36.
Şeren, A., Yorulmaz, Ö., Çarbaş, A., Sustainability of the Irrigation Facilities, The World of Water, October 2015, Issue 147, Page 46-53.
Şeren, A., Çarbaş, A., Sustainability of the Irrigation Facilities, IIIrd National Irrigation Systems Symposium, October 15-16, 2015, Ankara/Turkey.
Şeren, A., Çarbaş, A., Sustainability of the Irrigation Facilities which Transferred Operation, Maintenance and Management Responsibility, 12th National Agricultural Structures and Irrigation Symposium, May 21-23, 2014, Tekirdag/Turkey.
Şeren, A., Sustainability of Irrigation Facilities, 1st World Irrigation Forum, September 29- October 3, 2013, Mardin/Turkey.
Kasalak, A.,F., Aydın, M., Şeren, A., Yıldırım M. U., Öztekin, Z., Çevlik, H., Keleş, E., Doğan, M., Effect of Water Quality on Dam Safety - Explosion in Hancagiz Dam Penstock Tunnel, IIIrd Dam Safety Symposium with International Participation, October 10-12, 2012, Eskişehir/Turkey.
Şeren, A., Yorulmaz, Ö., Taş, B., Aksu, S., Kasalak, A.,F., Sustainability of Irrigation Facilities, 2nd National Agricultural Structures and Irrigation Symposium, May 24-25, 2012, İzmir/Turkey.
Şeren, A., Yorulmaz, Ö., Eroğlu, H., Aksu, S., Kasalak, A.,F., Operation and Maintenance Activities in DSI Flood Management Studies, VIth GAP Agriculture Congress, May 7-11, 2011, Şanlıurfa/Turkey.
Şeren, A., Yorulmaz, Ö., Eroğlu, H., Aksu, S., Kasalak, A.,F., Operation and Maintenance Activities in DSI Flood Management Studies, Ist Ali Numan Kıraç Agriculture Congress with International Participation, April 27-30, 2011, Eskişehir/Turkey.
Kasalak, A.,F., Aksu, S., Şeren, A., Yorulmaz, Ö., The Role and Importance of Operation and Maintenance Activities in DSI Flood Management Studies, IInd National Flood Symposium, March 22-24, 2021, Afyonkarahisar/Turkey.
Kasalak, A.,F., Aksu, S., Şeren, A., Eroğlu, H.,Re-determination of Maximum Operation Curve in Flood Dams by Statistical Analysis Method, , March 22-24, 2021, Afyonkarahisar/Turkey.
Kasalak, A.,F., Aksu, S., Şeren, A., Interventions to Flood Protection Facilities, 5th World Water Forum Turkey Regional Preparation Meetings, Flood, Landslide and Stream Bed Protection Conference, August 7-8, 2008, Trabzon/Turkey.
Şeren, A., Baran, E., A., Aksu, S., Kasalak, A.,F., Application Principles of Flood Management Activities Of General Directorate Of State Hydraulic Works (DSİ) and Interventions to Flood Prevention Structures, 1st National Flood Symposium, May 10-12, 2006, Ankara/Turkey.
Döker, E., Özlü, H., Şeren, A., Participatory Irrigation Management Activities in Turkey, Participatory Irrigation Management Volume 2, September 2001Bari / ITALY.
Şeren, A., On Farm Optimisation, Optimum Water Distribution with Adequate and Limited Water Supply in Menemen Plain of Maltepe Irrigation, Technical Bulletin of General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works (DSİ) No: 91, September 1997, Ankara/Turkey.