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Dr. Ahmet Selami Çalışkan

  • Awards

    Project Coordinator Pioneers in the History of Science Exhibition Project Coordinator

    Sadabad High School, 2002

  • Altin Vana (Golden Valve) Green Energy Award

    GAS&POWER, March 2010

  • Fuat Sezgin Corporate Special Award

    TUBA (Turkish Academy of Sciences), 2020

  • Publications

    “Türkiye’de Bilim Tarihi Sahasında İlk Doktora Tezi: Aydın Sayılı ‘Observatory in Islam’” [The first PhD dissertation in the history of science in Turkey: Aydın Sayılı and “Observatory in Islam”], Türkiye Araştırmaları Literatürü Dergisi 2, no. 4 (2004): 701–10.

  • The German Issue and the Division of Germany



  • The Palestinian-Israeli Water Resources and their Impact on the Middle East Peace Process (ed).

  • Palestine: From Impasse to Solution

    Kure Publications Book, (consisting of articles by eleven different authors.)


    Author: Ahmet Selami Caliskan, Ph.D., Collective[JT2]

  • “Modern Bilimde Pratiğin Kurucu Etkisi: Homo Faber-Homo Economicus Dayanışması” [Founder effect of practice in modern science: The solidarity between Homo faber and Homo economicus], Dîvân: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, no. 36 (2014): 107–43.

  • Projects


  • Workshop on Nature Philosophy 2003Ahmet Selami ÇALIŞKAN Ph.D., Dr. Ahmet Corak, Doc. Dr İshak Arslan, Mehmed Ali Çalışkan, Prof. Dr. İhsan Fazlıoğlu, Dr. Eyüp Süzgün

    Project Manager

  • Mechanical Annotations on al-Jazari’s Kitab al-Hiyal January 2002Ahmet Selami ÇALIŞKAN Ph.D., Mehmed Ali Çalışkan, Prof. Dr. İhsan Fazlıoğlu, Durmuş Çalışkan

    Project Manager

  • Toynbee as a Historian of Civilization and A Study of History 2002


  • Kant Reading Workshop 2002Ahmet Selami ÇALIŞKAN Ph.D., Prof Dr. İhsan Fazlıoğlu, Doc. Dr. İshak Arslan, Mehmed Ali Çalışkan

    Project Manager

  • Interdisciplinary Indian Civilization Workshop 1999


  • The Pioneers of Science Exhibition 1995

    Project Manager

  • Social Responsibility Projects

    A Forest for Every City

    January 2009

  • Tekhnelogos digital solutions, such as ZetaCAD and DIPOS, eliminate the need for printing and thus cut down on paper waste, saving 9,000 trees a year from being cut down in Turkey and helping to preserve the country’s natural beauty for posterity. The technologies developed within the scope of this project are implemented and aim to enrich Turkey’s tree flora by creating a “Tekhnelogos Forest” in each city.

  • Organizations

    Faziletliler (Virtue) Club



  • Patents

    Mechanical Telecontrol and Recognition System

    Turkey en 2009 07883 Y

  • Books

    Homo Faber and Homo Economicus in the Scientific Revolution

  • Foreign Languages Fluency



  • Education

    Istanbul Technical University

    Master Degree

    2022 – 2024

  • Istanbul Medeniyet University

    Graduate Institute of Social Sciences, Department of International Relations, PhD Program

    2017 – 2024

  • Marmara University

    Institute of Social Sciences

    Philosophy and Religious Sciences

    PhD Program


    “Ontological Transformation of Techne: The Founder Influence of Practice in Modern Science”

    2006 – 2013

  • Marmara University

    The Institute of the Middle East and Islamic Countries

    Master’s Thesis

    The Formation of the State of Pakistan

    1997 – 2000

  • Istanbul Technical University

    Mechanical Engineering

    1991 – 1995

  • Uskudar Fazilet Private Secondary School for Boys

    High School for Science and Math

    1984 – 1991

  • Hobbies


  • Non-Governmental Organizations

    Faziletliler (Virtue) Club

    Durmus Caliskan Foundation