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Birth Date and Place


April 2 , 1945 , ( Hacibektas belediyesi resmi sitesi , ayrica Hacibektas WEB ede bakiniz) Hacibektas-Nevsehir, Turkey, Married to Ünsal ( resimler ) has a daughter Derya ,1970, and a son Can , 1979 ( Can'in sirketi ), ( Can'in sitesi )

Address
Metin GÜRSES
Department of Mathematics
Bilkent University , 06533
Ankara - Turkey
Phone: 90 312 2901924 (office)
Phone: 90 312 2664560 (home)
Fax: 90 312 2664579
email: gurses@fen.bilkent.edu.tr
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Fields of Interest
Mathematical Physics , Applied Mathematics
Research areas
General relativity , Integrable systems , Low energy limit of String Theory.

Academic Degrees


  • Professor , Physics Department , Cukurova University , 1988.
  • Associate Professor, Physics Department, Middle East Technical University , 1981.
  • PhD , Physics Department, Middle East Technical University , 1975.
  • M.S. , Physics Department, Middle East Technical University, 1971.
  • B.S., Physics Department , Middle East Technical University, 1969.
  • Employment History


  • Department of Mathematics , Bilkent University (Professor , 1991 - Present)
  • Physics Department , Cukurova University (professor , 1988-1991).
  • Department of Mathematics , TUBITAK Basic Research Institute (Senior Reserch Scientist , 1982-1988).
  • Intitute for Theoretical Physics , Koln University (Visiting Scientist , 1987 )
  • Physics Department, Middle East Technical University (Associate Professor , 1981-1982).
  • Physics Department, Middle East Technical University (Assistant Professor, (1976-1981).
  • Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics at Garching (Visiting research fellow , 1979-1981).
  • Physics Department , Princeton University (Visiting research fellow , 1979).
  • Physics Department , Middle East Technical University , (Instructor , 1972-1976).
  • Physics Department , Yale University (Visiting researcher, 1973-1975)
  • Physics Department , Middle East Technical University , (Teaching Assistant, 1969-1972).

  • Grants , Scholarships and Fellowships


  • NATO Research Grant NO. 0257 (1982-1983).
  • TUBITAK Scholarships: 1969-1973 , 1979 (BSc, MSc , PhD and Postdoc ).
  • Ford Scholarship : 1973-1975
  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellow : 1979-1981, 1987.
  • ICTP Asociate Member : 1988-1996.
  • ICTP Senior Associate: 1997-
  • Associate Member of Turkish Academy of Sciences : 1994-1997.
  • Member of Turkish Academy of Sciences: 1997-2011
  • Member of Science Academy: 2011-


  • Member of the following societies


  • Turkish Physical Society
  • Int. Soc. of General Realtivity and Gravitation.
  • Turkish Mathematical Society.
  • Turkish Mechanics Society.
  • American Mathematical Society.
  • American Physical Society.


  • Awards


  • The Science and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)'s. Young Scientist Award (1984).
  • Sedat Simavi Science Prize (1986).
  • The Science and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)'s. Science Award (2008).


  • Referee of The following Journals


  • The Physical Review D.
  • Physical Review Letters.
  • The Journal of Mathematical Physics.
  • The Journal of Physics A.
  • The Journal of Classical and Quantum Gravity.
  • Physics Letters A .
  • Communications in Mathematical Physics.
  • Mathematical Reviews.
  • Turkish Journal of Physics (DOGA).
  • Turkish Journal of Mathematics (DOGA).
  • Journal of General Relativity and Gravitation
  • Journal of Geometry and Symmetry in Physics


  • List of my publications
  • Courses

    Last update December, 2015