PROF.DR. YUSUF ERSOY YILDIRIM    
Name : YUSUF ERSOY
Surname : YILDIRIM
E-Mail : yeyildirim@ankara.edu.tr
Phone Number : 312 596 17 69
Title : PROF.DR.
Unit : FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
Department : FARM STRUCTURES & IRRIGATION
Personal Information

 

                                                            

A.    PERSONAL DATA

FAMILY NAME:

OTHER  NAME:

YILDIRIM

YUSUF ERSOY

(Pls. Give your name as it should be written, and underline surname / family name. Include Chinese character, if any)

NATIONALITY:

TURKISH

Sex:     Male

DATE OF BIRTH:

17.06.1965

 

HOME ADDRESS:

 

2776. SOKAK NO: 15 ÇAYYOLU – ANKARA / TURKEY

Home Tel: +90 312 2400419                          Home Fax:

 email: yeyildirim@ankara.edu.tr    yey65@yahoo.com

EMERGENCY CONTACT PERSON

ZELİHA YILDIRIM

PREFERRED CONTACT ADRESS

Office address:

University of Ankara Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Farm Structures &Irrigation

06110 Diskapi-Ankara-TURKEY

 

 

B .PRESENT EMPLOYMENT

POSITION

Professor

NAME OF COMPANY/

ORGANIZAITON

University of Ankara Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Farm Structures &Irrigation

 

OFFICE ADDRESS

University of Ankara Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Farm Structures &Irrigation

06110 Diskapi-Ankara-TURKEY

Tel: +90 312 5961769  Fax:+90 312 3167467      

Email: yeyildirim@ankara.edu.tr    yey65@yahoo.com

TYPE OF BUSINESS

University; Education, Research, Training, Extension, Consultancy

 

 

C. Previous Job Experience

For Each Previous job, please give designation, name of company/ organization, period of employment, and brief job description.

 

I worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1996-1999. I worked on evaluation water quality and best management practices (BMP) in field and watershed scale in Central Nebraska. We prepared and presented 4 presentations which are listed below:

1. GIS – Based Field Scale Model for Evaluating Best Management Practices

2. Evaluation of Best Management Practices Using Integrated GIS and SWAT Model for Field Size Areas

3. Impact of Center Pivot Irrigation on Groundwater Quality

4. Effect of Surface Irrigation Management on The Spatial Distribution of Nitrate–Nitrogen in Groundwater

 

D. ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

For Academic Achievement, List Last Three Only.

 

University / Institute

Major Field of Study

Certificate/Diploma/ Degree Obtained

Year

1. Ankara University

Farm Structures & Irrigation

Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

1993

2. Ankara University

Agricultural Engineering

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

1988

3. Ankara University

Agricultural Engineering

Bachelor’s Degree

1986

 

 

E. CONSULTANCY EXPERIENCE OVER THE LAST 15 YEARS

 

Year

Duration

Nature of  Assignment

Recipient Country

 

 

1. 2008

1 month

FAO, Consultant

Saudi Arabia

 

 

2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

F. MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

Organization

Year Joined

Member ship status

Management Status, if any

Duration served

1. Chamber of Turkish Agricultural Engineers

1992

Member

Board of Management

25years

2. Irrigation Association in Turkey  

2010

President

Board of Management

7 years

3. Agricultural Technology Education, Research and Development Foundation

 

President

Board of Management

2 years

 

 

G. PUBLICATION (In English)

1. Yıldırım, Y. E., Çakmak, B., 2004. Participatory Irrigation Management in Turkey. International Journal of Water Resources Development. A Carfax Publishing, United Kingdom Vol: 20, No: 2, p.219-228.

2. Çakmak, B., Beyribey, M., Yıldırım, Y.E. and Kodal, S.  2004. Benchmarking Performance of Irrigation Schemes: A Case Study from Turkey. Irrigation and Drainage, The Journal of the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage, Vol: 53, No:2, p.155-164.

3. Apaydın, H. Sonmez, F.K., Yıldırım, Y.E., 2004. Spatial Interpolation Techniques for Climate Data in the GAP Region in Turkey. Climate Research, Vol. 28, No: 1, p. 31-40.

4. Köksal, E. S., Kodal, S., Üstün, H., Yıldırım, Y. E. 2010. Estimation of dwarf green bean water use under semi-arid climate conditions through ground-based remote sensing techniques. Agricultural Water Management, 98(2):353-360.

5. Köksal, E.S., Candoğan, B. N., Yıldırım, Y. E., Yazgan, S. 2010. Determination of water use and water stress of cherry trees based on canopy temperature, leaf water potential and resistance", Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 97(4): 57-64.

6. Köksal, E.S., Güngör, Y. and Yıldırım, Y. E. 2011. Spectral reflectance characteristics of sugar beet under different levels of irrigation water and relationships between growth parameters and spectral indexes. Irrigation and Drainage,

DOI:101.1002/ird.558.

7. Yıldırım, O., Kodal, S., Selenay, M.F., Yıldırım, Y.E. Öztürk, A., 1996. Corn Grain Yield Response to Adequate and Deficit Irrigation. TUBİTAK Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry, 20(4): p. 283 – 288.     

8. Yıldırım, Y.E., Skonard, C.J., Arumi, J., Martin, D.L., Watts, D.G., 1997. GIS – Based Field, Scale Model for Evaluating Best Management Practices. USCID Conference on Best Management Practices for Irrigated Agriculture and the Environment, July 16 – 19, Fargo, North Dakota, pp. 61 – 71.

9. Yıldırım, Y.E., Skonard, C.J., Arumi, J., Martin, D.L., Watts, D.G., 1997. Evaluation of Best Management Practices Using Integrated GIS and SWAT Model for Field Size Areas. ASAE Technical Paper No: 97 – 2162, Presented at The Annual International Meeting of The ASAE, August 10 – 14, 1999, Minneapolis, Minnesota. p.8.

10. Skonard, C.J., Yıldırım, Y.E., Martin, D.L., Supalla, R. J., 1999. Impact of Center Pivot Irrigation on Groundwater Quality. ASAE Technical Paper No: 99 – 2057, Presented at The Annual International Meeting of The ASAE, July 18 – 22, 1999, Toronto, Canada. p.7.

11. Skonard, C.J., Yıldırım, Y.E., Martin, D.L., 1999. Effect of Surface Irrigation Management on The Spatial Distribution of Nitrate – Nitrogen in Groundwater. ASAE Technical Paper No: 99 – 2085, Presented at The Annual International Meeting of The ASAE, July 18 – 22, 1999, Toronto, Canada. p.19.

12. Yıldırım, Y.E., 1999. Integrated Approach to Improving management of Irrigated Agriculture. Advanced Short Course on Integrated Rural Water Management. Agriculture Water Demands, September 20 – October 2, 1999. Adana, Turkey, p. 161 – 187.

13. Kodal, S., D. L. Martin, Y. E. Yıldırım, M. F. Selenay, F. K. Sönmez, 1997. Irrigation Scheduling, Farm Optimization and Optimum Water Distribution with Adequate and Limited Water Supply: A Case Study in Central Anatolia, Turkey. ASAE Annual International Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 10-14, 1997. Paper No: 972182, Minneapolis, Minnesota. p.33, USA.

14. Yıldırım Y. E., 2003. Integrated Approach for Water and Water Management. WASAMED Thematic Network, 1st Workshop “Participatory Water Management and Cultural Heritage, 15-19 December 2003, Şanlıurfa, Turkey, p.12.

15. Beyribey M., Kodal S., Yıldırım Y. E., Erdoğan F. C., 2003. The Importance of Irrigation Technology in Water Management. Irrigation Systems Symposium and Exhibition, 16-17 December 2003, Ankara, Turkey, p.24-28. (In Turkish)

 

 

 

H. Linguistic Abilities

Please type Fair, Good, Very Good or Excellent to indicate proficiency level.

Language

Spoken

Written

1.  English

Very Good

Very Good

2.

 

 

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I. AWARDS / HONORS RECEIVED

Year

Type

Conferred by

In Recognition of

1. 1989-1990

Post Graduate Study Irrigation

Mediterranean Agronomic Institute, Bari, ITALY

 

2. 1992

Post Graduate Study Irrigation and Drainage

JICA Tsukuba Agricultural Training Center, Center, Tsukuba, JapanTsukuba, JAPAN

 

3. 1996

Post-Doctoral Research

Turkish Scientific and Research Organization TÜBİTAK

 

Cornell University, Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department, Ithaca, New York, USA