Doğancan Beşikci, M.Sc., MEng

Energy System Modeller

Dogancan Besikci is an energy system modeller at ESMIA. He works on NATEM (North American Times Energy Model) hourly databases for Canadian regions by researching and testing technology-specific and demand load curves. He is also responsible for maintaining the NATEM model databases up to date for any future modelling applications that require optimal solutions at the hourly level.

Dogancan is part of the Eurosolar Turkey Board and is committed to distributing worldwide expertise on renewable energy, energy efficiency, modelling, and community power practices to Turkish residents for green cities.

Dogancan started his career in a European Union-funded project in Turkey. His role was administrating project-related work packages, communicating with foreign experts, and preparing educational materials to bring Danish experience to community-owned electricity/heat production facilities. He also attended as a volunteer instructor at Marmara and Beykent University for two years to teach energy modelling practices at the bachelor level. He also worked with an heat exchanger manufacturer in Turkey to coordinate Scandinavian sales and operations while keeping customers satisfied, following the market and defining targets.

Dogancan holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Bozok University and a master’s degree from Marmara University Turkey.