Suleyman Coskun


Personal profile

Prizes and awards

  • Dean’s Doctoral Scholarship, University of Manchester (2021-...)
  • Full Scholarship, Turkish Petroleum Corporation Scholarship for master’s degree in United States provided by Ministry of Education (2010-2014)
  • Research Project Scholarship from The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK; 2006-2009)
  • ExxonMobil Travel Grant Scholarship for 2013 SEG Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada

Research interests

  • Carbon Capture and Storage
  • Oil and Gas Exploration
  • Sustainable Energy Transition

Other research


  • Coskun, S., Stewart, R, Baysal, E., Aydemir, A., 2021. Optimum designs for 2‑D and 3‑D seismic surveys via modeling and reverse‑time migration: Pierce Junction Salt Dome, Texas. Surveys in Geophysics, 42, 1171–1196
  • Coskun, S., Dondurur, D., Çifçi, G., Aydemir, A., Drahor, M.G., 2017. Investigation on the tectonic significance of Izmir, Uzunada Fault Zones and other tectonic elements in the Gulf of Izmir, western Turkey, using high resolution seismic data. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 83, 73-83.
  • Coskun, S., Dondurur, D., Çifçi, G., Aydemir, A., Drahor, M.G., 2016. Natural and anthropogenic submarine morphologies revealed by high resolution acoustic data in the Gulf of Izmir, western Turkey. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 71, 211-224.
  • Dondurur, D., Çifçi, G., Drahor, M.G., Coskun, S., 2011. Acoustic evidence of shallow gas accumulations and active pockmarks in the İzmir Gulf, Aegean Sea. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 28, 1505-1516.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Geophysics, Geophysics, University of Houston

Award Date: 1 May 2014

Master in Science, Marine Geology and Geophysics, Dokuz Eylul Universitesi

Award Date: 1 Jul 2009

Bachelor of Engineering, Geophysical Engineering, Dokuz Eylul Universitesi

Award Date: 1 Jan 2006

External positions

Exploration Geophysicist, Turkish Petroleum Corp

31 Mar 20141 Sept 2021


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