Prof. Orhan Kural will honor RIS on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. He will give a talk about “For a Better Sustainable Environment”
Dr. Orhan Kural is now head of the Mining Engineering Department of Istanbul Technical University. He has been lecturing in courses on “Engineering Ethics”, “Environment and Society ” and “Statistics”.
Up to now he has been to 226 Different Countries on 5 continents. His aspiration to travel arose in his soul at the age of fourteen years old, in 1964. He has traveled 900,000 kilometers, and currently holds the Turkish record for the most countries visited.
He was appointed Honorary Consul of Benin in Istanbul in 2003.
Dr. Kural has shared his experiences with his readers by means of 13 Travel Books released over 12 years, some of which were bestsellers in Turkey.
He has arranged 45 photo exhibitions consisting of coloured photos taken during his trips in and outside Turkey.
He is also the President of the “Association of No Addiction And No Smoking” and a person responsible for new non-smoking laws in Turkey.
Over 700 awards have been presented to Prof. Dr. Orhan Kural by different associations
Most important ones
- The Environment Award presented by Ministry of Environment, Türkiye
- The Environment Awards of Press presented by INEPO – Türkiye
- The Environment Award presented by Rectorate of Uludağ University
- The Contribution Award presented by World Energy Council
- The Environment Award presented by Rectorate of Işık University,
- The Environment Award presented by Rectorate of Maltepe University
- The Environment Award presented by INEPO – Türkiye
- The most successful man of the year of 1998 in the environmental field.
- The Environment Award presented by INEPO – Türkiye, 2001
- The Environment Award presented by INEPO – Türkiye, 2004
- The Environment Award UNICEF Help yourself Award, April 2010
- The Environment Awards of Press presented by INEPO, May 2010