BSc, MSc, PhD

 
researcher
 

Biography

Dr. Murat AYMELEK is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit (SEMRU) of NUI Galway. He has expertise in marine transport operations, port logistics, maritime economics, shipping energy efficiency and marine commerce. He previously worked as a Research Associate at Izmir Katip Celebi University, Turkey. He completed his interdisciplinary Ph.D. study at the University of Strathclyde's Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering department in the UK. He studied his M.Sc Degree at University of Newcastle Upon Tyne in Marine Transport & Management field after completion of his BSc Marine Transport-Management Engineering degree at Istanbul University. Before his academic career, he had 2 years of professional experience in international logistics & freight forwarding. During his Ph.D. studies, he involved in EU research projects and postgraduate level teaching activities. He is currently working on Marine Institute funded SEMRU research projects. 

Research Interests

Murat's current research interest contains maritime commerce, maritime logistics and ports, supply chain distribution networks modelling, decision support systems and choice modelling, game theory, optimisation, shipping and port finance, maritime risk and safety, shipping energy efficiency, marine environment, policy making, Inland waterways and urban freight modelling and many other issues related to marine transport, supply chain management and decision science

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2019) 'An Application of Bayesian Belief Networks on the Integrated Energy Efficiency of Ship-Port Interface: A Dry Bulk Shipping Case'
Canbulat, O; Aymelek, M; Turan, O; Boulougouris, E (2019) 'An Application of Bayesian Belief Networks on the Integrated Energy Efficiency of Ship-Port Interface: A Dry Bulk Shipping Case'. Maritime Policy & Management, [DOI] [Details]
(2019) 'Developing Multi-Disciplinary Blended Learning Courses for Maritime Education with cross-European Collaboration'
Boulougouris, E; Mizythras, P; Chrysinas, L; Vavourakis, G; Theotokatos, G; Aymelek, M; Kurt, I (2019) 'Developing Multi-Disciplinary Blended Learning Courses for Maritime Education with cross-European Collaboration'. WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs, [DOI] [Details]
(2019) 'Developing a Dynamic Policy Management Algorithm for Ship Provision: An Integrated Delphi Technique-Hesitant Fuzzy Set Approach'
Yalcin, E; Arslan, O; Aymelek, M (2019) 'Developing a Dynamic Policy Management Algorithm for Ship Provision: An Integrated Delphi Technique-Hesitant Fuzzy Set Approach'. Maritime Policy & Management, [Details]
(2019) 'Offshore Container Port System Application to Optimize a Container Transportation Network'
Kurt, I; Aymelek, M; Boulougouris, E; Turan, O (2019) 'Offshore Container Port System Application to Optimize a Container Transportation Network'. Maritime Policy & Management, [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2015) 'Challenges and opportunities for LNG as a ship fuel source and an application to bunkering network optimisation'
Aymelek, M; Boulougouris, E; Turan,O; Konovessis, D (2015) 'Challenges and opportunities for LNG as a ship fuel source and an application to bunkering network optimisation' In: Maritime Technology and Engineering. London: CRC Press- Taylor and Francis Group. [Details]
(2018) 'A Bayesian belief network model for integrated energy efficiency of shipping'
Canbulat, O; Aymelek, M; Turan, O; Boulougouris, E (2018) 'A Bayesian belief network model for integrated energy efficiency of shipping' In: Trends and Challenges in Maritime Energy Management. UK: Springer, Cham. [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2014) 2nd International Conference on Maritime Technology (ICMT) 2014
Aymelek, M; Boulougouris, E; Turan, O; Konovessis, D (2014) Triopoly Competition Analysis of New Generation Strategic Shipping Alliances in Marine Container Transport Systems 2nd International Conference on Maritime Technology (ICMT) 2014 Glasgow, [Details]
(2015) International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) 2015 Conference
Kurt, I; Aymelek, M; Boulougouris, E; Turan, O (2015) A Container Transport Network Analysis Study on the Offshore Port System Case of West North America Coast International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) 2015 Conference KUALA LUMPUR, [Details]
(2015) International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) 2015 Conference
Aymelek, M; Kurt, I; Boulougouris, E; Turan, O (2015) A Hybrid Multi Criteria Decision Making-Game Theory Methodology to Analyse Port Competition in Izmir International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) 2015 Conference KUALA LUMPUR, [Details]
(2016) International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) 2016 Conference
Aymelek, M; Boulougouris, E; Turan, O (2016) A Game Theory Competition Analysis of Quadropolistic Liner Container Shipping Market International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) 2016 Conference Hamburg, [Details]
(2015) International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) 2015 Conference
Canbulat, O; Aymelek, M; Kurt, I; Turan, O; Koldemir, B (2015) Green Sustainable Performance Comparison of the Three Biggest Container Terminals in Turkey International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) 2015 Conference KUALA LUMPUR, [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2019) A Survey of Marine and Coastal Overseas Tourism Activity in Ireland.
Hynes, S., Aymelek, M., Corless, R. & Evers, N. (2019) A Survey of Marine and Coastal Overseas Tourism Activity in Ireland. SEMRU, Galway. [Details]
(2019) Ireland's Ocean Economy 2019.
Tsakiridis, A., Aymelek, M., Norton, D., Burger, R., O’Leary, J., Corless, R. & Hynes, S. (2019) Ireland's Ocean Economy 2019. SEMRU, Galway. [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2014) Enhancing Nursing Through Educational Research (ENTER) Conference 2014,
McMurray, H; Aymelek, M (2014) Application of a Multi Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) methodology to compare education in models of nursing. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Enhancing Nursing Through Educational Research (ENTER) Conference 2014, Aberdeen , 13-NOV-14 - 14-NOV-14. [Details]
(2014) The 5th UK Marine Technology Postgraduate Conference,
Aymelek, M; Boulougouris, E; Turan, O (2014) Complex adaptive development analysis of marine container transport system. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], The 5th UK Marine Technology Postgraduate Conference, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom , 09-JUN-14 - 10-JUN-14. [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2015 MISI Most Innovative Idea Award MIT GLOBAL SCALE NETWORK
2011 Official Scholarship for MSc and PhD Studies Abroad Turkish Government

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) Scientific Society /
Shipping and Trade Alliance for Research (STAR) Scientific Society /

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
Izmir Katip Celebi University Research Associate Dr. 01-MAR-17 / 15-MAY-18
University of Strathclyde Teaching Assistant 01-SEP-14 / 30-JUN-16
KITA LOGISTICS Seafreight Import Executive 19-JUL-09 / 22-APR-11

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2016 University of Strathclyde PhD Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering
2012 University of Newcastle Upon Tyne Msc Marine Transport with Management
2011 Istanbul University Msc Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering
2009 Istanbul University BSc Marine Tranport-Management Engineering

Languages

  Language
English
Turkish

Reviews

  Journal Role
Maritime Policy & Management Reviewer