The Islamic Organization for Food Security is pleased to announce a new member of the team

The Islamic Organization for Food Security is pleased to announce a new member of the team
05 October 2022

Dr. Suat Atan works as a software developer for the Agricultural and Rural Development Institution. He has been developing web apps to manage and analyze the financial and managerial data of agricultural and rural development projects. 


His prior work experience, from 2011–2016, includes being an expert in the General Directorate of Foreign Economic Relations, Undersecretariat of Treasury-Financial Monitoring of EU-Funded Projects in Turkey. 


He currently holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Ankara University in Turkey, with a thesis on "Sentiment Analysis on Turkish Stock Market News." He is also the author of three books, published on the topics of data science technologies like Python and R. His research focuses on text mining, machine learning, and natural language processing. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Dipartimento di Economia e Statistica "Cognetti de Martiis" in Torino, Italy, with the main research field in text mining and data visualization. Dr. Suat Atan is also tutoring at the TED University Center for Applied Data Science for Network Analytics and Data Mining.  


The IOFS aims to develop quantitative and qualitative indicators necessary to monitor and assess the state of food security and agriculture in OIC member states, as well as to compare countries within these indicators. We are confident that Dr. Suat Atan’s background and professional experience in software development and data science, particularly in agriculture and rural development, will help IOFS achieve its priority objectives.  


We would like to wish Dr. Suat Atan success in all his professional endeavours at IOFS!