Zeki Seskir

Zeki Seskir

  • Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
    Postfach 3640
    76021 Karlsruhe

Fields of work

  • Quantum technologies

On the internet

Author IDs:

Social networks:


Professional background

2014 - 2021 Research / Teaching assistant (METU Physics Department)
2019 - 2021 Founding director (Future Technologies Association)
2020 - 2021 Research associate (Skoltech Innovation and Intellectual Property Laboratory)
since 2019 Co-coordinator (QTurkey)
since 2020 Board member (QWorld)

Selected publications

Seskir, Z. and Aydınoğlu, A. (2021)
The Landscape of Academic Literature in Quantum Information Technologies. https://doi.org/10.1142/S021974992150012X

Salehi Köken, Ö., Seskir, Z., and Tepe, İ. (2021)
A Computer Science-Oriented Approach to Introduce Quantum Computing To A New Audience. DOI: 10.1109/TE.2021.3078552

Akçomak, İ. S. and Seskir, Z. (2021)
Current State of Quantum Technologies in Turkey and the World: A Social Perspective. Society and Science, 157, 159-187. https://ej.uz/society-and-science-09-21

Seskir, Z., and Willoughby, K. (2021)
An Approach to AI-Enhanced Patent Analysis for Emerging Advanced Technology Industries: Insights from the Domain of Quantum Technology. AoM Proceedings, https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2021.14983abstract

Seskir, Z. (2017)
Possible Causes and Effects of the Changes in Quantitative Gender Gap in Turkish Higher Education. Journal of Higher Education and Science, 7-2, 321-332. DOI: 10.5961/jhes.2017.211


Journal Articles
Seskir, Z. C.; Migdał, P.; Weidner, C.; Anupam, A.; Case, N.; Davis, N.; Decaroli, C.; Ercan, İ.; Foti, C.; Gora, P.; Jankiewicz, K.; La Cour, B. R.; Malo, J. Y.; Maniscalco, S.; Naeemi, A.; Nita, L.; Parvin, N.; Scafirimuto, F.; Sherson, J. F.; Surer, E.; Wootton, J.; Yeh, L.; Zabello, O.; Chiofalo, M.
Quantum games and interactive tools for quantum technologies outreach and education
2022. Optical engineering, 61 (8), Article no: 081809. doi:10.1117/1.OE.61.8.081809Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Coenen, C.; Seskir, Z.
Towards quantum technology assessment
2022. Hermeneutics of Science and Technology: Sino-German and Darmstadt-Guangzhou workshop (2022), Darmstadt, Germany, March 12, 2022 
Seskir, Z. C.
Perspectives on societal aspects and impacts of quantum technologies
2022. Quantum Week Webinar exploring the forthcoming quantum technology revolution [Webinar] (2022), Online, October 10, 2022 
Seskir, Z. C.
Quantum Technologies and Application Areas
2022. Quantum Technology Seminars (2022), Istanbul, Turkey, September 21–22, 2022 
Seskir, Z. C.
What does the second quantum revolution mean for medicine and healthcare?
2022. Tagung zur Digitalisierung in Medizin und Gesundheitswesen (2022), Berlin, Germany, September 1, 2022 
Seskir, Z. C.
Quantum secure as an emerging topic: a landscape study
2022. European Association for the Study of Science and Technology : The politics of technoscientific futures (EASST 2022), Madrid, Spain, July 6–9, 2022 
Seskir, Z. C.
Quantum Games and Interactive Tools for Quantum Technologies Outreach and Education
2022. Quantum Science Days (QSD 2022), Online, June 1–3, 2022 
Seskir, Z. C.
The Landscape of the Quantum Start-up Ecosystem
2022. Quantum Science Days (QSD 2022), Online, June 1–3, 2022 
Seskir, Z. C.
The Landscape of the Quantum Start-up Ecosystem
2022, May 5. Quantum Eastern Europe: Creating Quantum Awareness in Eastern Europe (2022), Online, May 5–6, 2022 
Seskir, Z. C.
Overview of Quantum Technologies Around the World
2022. EuroCC@Turkey Quantum Computing and Technologies Workshop (2022), Online, March 31–April 1, 2022 
Seskir, Z. C.; Umbrello, S.; Coenen, C.; Vermaas, P. E.
Democratization of Quantum Technologies
2022. STS Turkey 2022, İstanbul Bilgi University Santralistanbul Campus (2022), Istanbul, Turkey, November 24–25, 2022 
Seskir, Z. C.; Coenen, C.
How will quantum technologies (QT) change the digital world?
2022. 5th European Technology Assessment Conference "Digital Future(s). TA in and for a Changing World" (ETAC 2022), Karlsruhe, Germany, July 25–27, 2022 Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document