Prof. Kahraman is a full professor at Istanbul Technical University. His research areas are engineering economics, quality control and management, statsitical decision making, multicriteria decision making, and fuzzy decision making. He published about 240 journal papers and about 160 conference papers. He became the guest editors of many international journals and the editor of many international books from Springer and Atlantis Press. He is the member of editorial boards of 20 international journals. He organized various conferences such as FLINS, RACR, FSSCMIE, etc. He was the vice dean of ITU Management Faculty between 2004-2007 and the head of ITU Industrial Engineering Department between 2010-2013.