Professor e-mail:
Department of Physics   map +90 (312) 290 1316
Bilkent University Fax: +90 312 266 4579
06800 Bilkent, Ankara Turkey    Office: SA-228


Born:Izmit, 1950
B.S.: 1971, Middle East Technical University (EE)
Ph.D.:1976, Brown University (Physics)

1976-1978: Temple University, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
1979-1985: Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
1985-1987: Temple University, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
1987-Present: Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
1996-Present: Elected Member (associate until '98, honorary since '17) of Turkish Academy of Sciences
1991-1996: Associate member of ICTP, Trieste
Neşe (Professor, METU - Dept. of Computer Eng.)
Barış & Yeşim (Senior Lecturers, Univ. Bath - School of Management)
Ateş & Pınar (Yalabık Műhendislik)

Research Interests

Non-equilibrium systems
Simulations of quantum mesoscopic systems
Quantum dissipation
Phase transitions and critical phenomena

Some publications

Administrative Functions

February 2001 - March 2014 Associate Provost
1990 - 1992   and 1997 - 2001: Department Chair
1992 - 1999: University Senate


My office hour for this semester is Thursdays, 12:30 - 13:30, but students may come to ask questions at all times, provided that I am not busy with something else. Just call 1316 before you come to make sure.

Fall 2019 courses:
Phys 541 Electromagnetic Theory I
Phys 325 Quantum Mechanics I
Phys 120 Orientation for Physics Majors

Previously taught courses