Dr.Bahtiyar EREN



Lean Management

Six Sigma

Job Analysis

Quality Management

My Story


He was born in 1973 in Switzerland.


He completed his elementary education in İzmir and graduated from Maltepe Military High School in 1991 and Air Force Academy Industrial Engineering Department in 1995. Between 1998-2000, he completed his master's degree in Operations Research at the US Air Force Institute of Technology. In 2012, he completed his PhD in Operations Research at the Institute of Defense Sciences of the Military Academy.


His master's and doctoral thesis was published in three chapters of Military Logistics: Research Advances and Future Trends published by Springer Publishing, an international academic publishing house.


Since 2000, he has worked in the restructuring, vision and concept building project at Turkish Air Force Headquarters, Turkish ERP Information System Project, doctrine and lessons learned, functional analysis and decision support projects.


“Functional Analysis Working Group (FAWG) Project", lead by Dr.EREN, was rewarded by the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology General Directorate of Productivity as the 3rd title in the Public Category of Productivity Project Competition in 2016. 


He is certified by the American Society of Quality (ASQ) Six Sigma Green Belt (Certificate Nu.:12566), Six Sigma Black Belt (Certificate Nu.:16389) and Quality Engineering (Certificate Nu.:96872).


Between 2013-1017, he taught Turkish and English courses on aviation management, maintenance and reliability, quality, quantitative decision-making at undergraduate and graduate levels at Turkish Aeronautical Association University and at undergraduate and graduate levels at Atılım University. In addition, he has taught Turkish and / or English courses at the Defense Industry and Technology Training Center (known as SATEM in Turkish) at the MSB, at the NATO Air Force Institute, at the NATO Partnership Training Center for Peace (known as BİOEM in Turkish). Within the scope of BİOEM, he has taught in Kosovo and United Arab Emirates as a mobile training team member. Since August 2017, he has been serving as the Military Attaché of Turkey to Kuwait.


His book Lean Management and Techniques: Questions and Answers was published by Yazardan Direkt Publishing House in Turkish.


He is married and has a daughter and a son. He speaks fluent English in C1 and Arabic in A2 levels.