Tümer B. GARİP

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Born to a Cypriot family in Ankara. Graduated from Türk Maarif Koleji and received his BSc from Sussex University School of Applied Sciences. Stayed in England for employment and worked at various companies as Electronics engineer.

He formed his own company Helicopter Interactive Systems Ltd (Istanbul) in 1994 with four partners. He headed a team of software engineers to produce the first interactive educational CD. Won the Best Multimedia Design Award from Apple by the title ‘War of Independence -Turkey’.

Returned to Cyprus in 2004 and took employment at Near East University. Led the operational design of the Grand Library and appointed as the director. Received his MSc in Information and Records Management at Near East University.

From 2007-2013 he chaired the Innovation and IT Technologies Centre

He is currently assistant to the Founding Rector Dr. Suat İ. Gunsel, Member of Executive Board and Head of International Students Office.