Rectorate of Çukurova University
Balcalı, Sarıçam / ADANA 01130
Mr. Elekcioğlu was born in Gaziantep in 1964. He completed high school in Gaziantep in 1981. He got his bachelor’s degree in Plant Protection Division at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Çukurova. He got his master’s degree from the same Division in 1987. He started working as a research assistant at Plant Protection Division. He completed his PhD study on Plant Nematology at the Institute for Phytomedicine at University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany.
He became an assistant professor position in 1993 and associate professor in 1995 at the Plant Protection Division at Faculty of Agriculture at University of Çukurova. He was raised to full professorship in 2001 at the same department. He was the head of Entomology Department between 2001-2004 and the director of Plant Protection Division between 2005-2012. Prof. Elekcioğlu was appointed to the position of Dean for Faculty of Agriculture in 2012 and Çukurova University vice rector on 20.01.2016.
He has been involved many projects supported by national and international funds and been the advisor to ten completed doctoral dissertations and fourteen master's degrees. Prof. Elekcioğlu is married with 2 children.