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NKCONSULTUM.COM founded by (Ret.) Rear Admiral Prof. Dr. Nurhan Kahyaoglu,  is ready to overcome challenges and lead you to success in all engineering and design fields related to the "Marine Industry" such as the development of new business strategies and  efficient business processes, ship and yacht design & construction and, warship design & construction. Besides the participation in almost all processes of the design, construction and procurement of  various national and international projects, including the MİLGEM project, he attended in various research and technology development activities in marine business, as well as seminars and conferences. 
In this context, Nurhan Kâhyaoğlu-NKCONSULTUM.COM offers services that positively change the way of doing business to its customers with its experience of more than 40 years.

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Curriculum Vitae

Ret. Admiral Prof. Dr. Nurhan Kâhyaoğlu had a 32-year career in the Turkish Navy. He served as as a navy officer in engineering duties of all levels onboard the naval ships.  And as a senior naval architect and marine engineer he also has more than 40 years of progressively responsible naval and marine industry experience in naval seamanship, ship and yacht design and, shipyard work; research and development, strategic and operational management, technical management and planning activities, including teaching as a lecturer in the Turkish Naval Academy, in the Maritime Faculty of Istanbul Technical University and, in Pîrî Reis University (PRU).

He has a wide experience in the naval ship acquisition projects including of planning, executing, controlling, and managing numerous basic, contract and detail design, and  system integration of ships, and conduct the most valuable shipbuilding projects as senior manager  such as Ada Class MiLGEM (National Ship) Corvette project as well as associated technologies.  His last two assignments in the navy were, as a Rear Admiral, commanding officer of Gölcük Naval Shipyard, and İstanbul Naval Shipyard respectively. He got his PhD degree in Naval Architecture and received his Associate Professorship title in Hydromechanics.  He also has performed a duty as a member of the board of HAVELSAN A.Ş. (Avionics Industries i.c).  

After serving as the member of the University Senate, and as the Dean of Faculty of Engineering of the Pîrî Reis University (PRU), Kâhyaoğlu quit his career in PRU and also resigned from being the manager of PRU-Teknopark Commercial Enterprise in 2021. Nurhan Kâhyaoğlu, founded his own consulting company NKCONSULTUM in January 2022.  In recent years; he provides consultancy services in ship and yacht building projects, surface warships and submarine design and construction projects; in ship design optimization, strategic and operational management in yacht and shipbuilding, mathematical modeling of ships and boats maneuvering simulation, shipyard organization and management, cognitive approach for continuous maritimization etc.

Prof. Dr. Nurhan Kâhyaoğlu has the ICF-ACSTH professional coaching certificate and he currently is the member of the Chamber of Turkish Naval Architects and Marine Engineers-GMO, and the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers-SNAME.


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