Ali Kerem Saysel is an Associate Professor in the Institute of Environmental Sciences at Boğaziçi University, İstanbul, Turkey. He studied industrial engineering and received his PhD in 1999 in Environmental Sciences from Boğaziçi University. Between 2001-2004 he was a full time faculty member at the University of Bergen in Norway in the System Dynamics group. Dr. Saysel's research and teaching focuses on applications of system dynamics on resource management and sustainability.
He worked extensively on modeling and simulation of the problems of irrigated agriculture and used simulation gaming as a method for climate policy analysis. He teaches several courses on environmental modeling, sustainable development and decision experimentation, all fundamentally based on the system dynamics method. He is interested in the disciplines of ecological economics and political ecology and has been teaching courses and offering seminars on these perspectives.