Head of Transportation, Maritime, and Communications Research Center, Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure

Selami YAZICI was born in 1978 in Gümüşhane.

He graduated from the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Selçuk University Faculty of Engineering and Architecture.

Between 2001 and 2004, he served as a Production Engineer and Machinery Equipment Maintenance Chief at Gümüşkale Food and Textile Industry Co. Ltd.

From 2005 to 2019, he held various positions at Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality ISBAK Inc., including Project Engineer, Project Manager, Traffic Measurement and Information Systems Chief, and Electronic Systems Directorate.

From 2019 to 2022, he served as the Head of Intelligent Transportation Systems Department at the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure General Directorate of Communication.

During his tenure, he was involved in R&D, installation, and operation activities in projects such as Istanbul Transportation Master Plan, Electronic Monitoring Systems, Istanbul Traffic Control Center, Transportation Management Center, City Security Management Center, EDS Control Center Installation, Public Transport CCTV, driver monitoring systems, fleet management, installation of smart transportation systems, etc.

He also participated in the creation and implementation of the National Intelligent Transportation Systems Strategy and Action Plan from 2020 to 2023. Within this scope, he contributed to the realization of many projects in key areas such as National Intelligent Transportation Systems Architecture project, ITS Data Management Center, ABHS Systems, Renewable-Sustainable Intelligent Transportation, etc.

He currently serves as the Head of Transportation, Maritime, and Communications Research Center at the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, as appointed by the Presidential Decree published in the Official Gazette on February 4, 2022.

Selami Yazıcı is married and has two children.