Borusan Holding Teknoloji Geliştirme ve ArGe A.Ş. Genel Müdürü
Ahmet Murat Yildirim was born in Gemlik/Bursa in 1967. He studied Mechanical Engineering and took his Ph.D. at University of Uludag, Turkey. He then joined Balikesir University in 1988 being the youngest academician of Turkey in this field. In the same year, he achieved the Academic Leadership and/or Accomplishment prize in “Ten Outstanding Young Persons in the World”. He directed the section of the energy sciences of the department and worked as Assistant Professor for 10 years. He has around 50 scientific papers presented in conferences and published in journals. His Ford career started in 1998 in the Department of Product Development as Qualified Combustion/Emission Techologies Specialist. He was promoted to Coordinator of R&D Department in 2002 and R&D Manager in 2007.
He has appointed R&D Manager of Turkish Petroleum Refineries C.O. (TUPRAS) in 2009. In addition his duty inside of TUPRAS, he also worked for Koc Holding Energy Group as the Research and Development Coordinator. He also managed many other collaborations among Tubitak Research Center and universities. He is the founder and the chairman of ICAT conferences. He has been working at Borusan Holding Technology Development and R&D Co in the position of General Manager since April,2015. He is married and has a son.