Alper Elçi (Prof.Dr.) is an environmental engineer by profession and received a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering and Science from Clemson University (USA) in 2003 and M.Sc. and B.S. degrees in Environmental Engineering from Dokuz Eylül University. After his Ph.D. studies, he worked for 2 years for a water resources consulting company based in the U.S.A. He is currently employed as a professor at the Department of Environmental Engineering at DEU since 2005. At his current position at DEU, he teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses on numerical groundwater flow modelling, fate and transport of subsurface contaminants, and water quality modelling. Dr.Elçi’s research topics range from process-based environmental modeling to applications in hydrogeology, with a recent focus on the use of remote sensing in water resources characterization. He has co-authored more than 20 peer-reviewed international journal articles, 3 book chapters and contributed to international scientific meetings with more than 40 conference papers. Dr. Elçi provides consultancy to the water resources sector on water quality modeling and watershed characterization studies. His project experience relates to 31 research and consulting studies. He has field experience in tracer experiments, well installation, flowrate measurements, groundwater hydraulic head measurements, and water quality sampling. Dr.Elçi is currently an active member of the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR), International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS), National Chapter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists and the Turkish Chamber of Environmental Engineers (ÇMO). He is fluent in English and German.
Personal webpage: http://kisi.deu.edu.tr/alper.elci/index_en.html
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8102-0438