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Prof Dr  Can Ertekin |  Drying process | Best Researcher Award

Prof. Dr. at  Akdeniz University, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Can Ertekin is a distinguished academic and researcher in the field of Agricultural Machinery and Technologies Engineering. Born on March 19, 1970, in Karşıyaka, he has made significant contributions to academia and has held various administrative positions throughout his career.


Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓


  • PhD: Akdeniz Üniversitesi, Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Tarım Makinaları Anabilim Dalı, Antalya (1995-2001)
  • Master’s: Akdeniz Üniversitesi, Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Tarım Makinaları Anabilim Dalı, Antalya (1992-1995)
  • Bachelor’s: Ege Üniversitesi, Ziraat Fakültesi, Tarım Makinaları Bölümü, İzmir (1987-1991)


  • Akdeniz Üniversitesi Science, Service, and Incentive Awards (2005 Science Incentive Award)
  • DAAD Research Scholarship (2016)
  • TÜBİTAK Scientific Publications Incentive Awards
  • Akdeniz Üniversitesi International Scientific Publications Incentive Award
  • International Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Society (CIGR) Merit Award (2018)
  • Agricultural Engineers Chamber Service Award (2018)


  • Guest Lecturer: Erasmus exchange program, Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic (2012)
  • Guest Lecturer: Erasmus exchange program, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Warsaw, Poland (2009)
  • Researcher: DAAD Scholarship for research at Hohenheim University, Stuttgart, Germany (2006)
  • Researcher: Technical inspections at Hohenheim University, Stuttgart, Germany (1995)

Research Focus 🌾🔬

Prof. Dr. Can Ertekin’s research primarily focuses on renewable energy applications in agriculture, with an emphasis on solar energy. His work includes the estimation of global radiation and comparison of solar radiation models specific to Antalya, Turkey. 🌞 Additionally, he has contributed significantly to the field of thin layer solar drying, developing mathematical models for various agricultural products such as vegetables, grapes, eggplants, and fruits like plums and apricots. 🍇🍆 His research extends to broader topics, including the assessment of agricultural sustainability and the integration of food, environmental, and energy securities in Turkey. 🌱 Overall, Prof. Ertekin’s work exemplifies a commitment to sustainable agricultural practices and the utilization of renewable energy sources.


Prof. Dr. Can Ertekin’s research has garnered significant recognition, as evidenced by his citation metrics:


  • Total Citations: 6482
  • h-index: 29
  • i10-index: 49

Since 2019:

  • Citations: 2483
  • h-index: 21
  • i10-index: 40

These metrics reflect the impact and influence of his scholarly work, showcasing sustained contributions to the academic community, particularly in the recent years since 2019. The h-index signifies the number of papers with at least h citations, while the i10-index represents the number of publications with at least 10 citations. These indices are valuable indicators of an author’s research impact and visibility in the academic domain.


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Can Ertekin | Drying process | Best Researcher Award

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