Prof. Dr. Tekin Dereli


1.      Personal Data


o        Name and Surname: Tekin Dereli

o        Date and Place of Birth: 30.11.1949, Ankara, Turkey

o        Marital Status: Married with a son and a daughter

o        Knowledge of Foreign Languages: English, French, German

o        Home address: Koç University Residence 18A/4

Rumelifeneri Yolu, 34450 Sarıyer- İstanbul- Turkey



2.      Present Position


o        Department of Physics

College of Art and Sciences

Koç University

Rumeli Feneri Yolu

80910 Sarıyer - İstanbul -Turkey

Office:              Science Building 159

Telephone:       +90(212) 338 1510

Facsimile:        +90(212) 338 1559




3.      Academic Record

o        Ankara Science Lyceé 1967

o        B.S. in Physics with High Honors, METU 1971

o        Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics, METU 1976

o        Habitation1981


4.       Academic Positions


o        Professor of Physics, Koç University (2001-  ) 

o        Professor of Mathematical Physics, Middle East Technical University (1996-2001)

o        Professor of Applied Mathematics, Middle East Technical University (1993-1996)

o        Professor of High Energy Physics, Ankara University (1987-1993)

o        Associate Professor of Physics Education, Middle East Technical University (1984-1987)

o        Assistant Professor, Physics Department, Middle East Technical University (1979-1984)

o        Instructor, Physics Department, Middle East Technical University (1973-1979)


5.      Research Positions


o        Visiting Scientist, Yale University, New Haven, Conn., USA (1974-1975) 

o        Research Associate, Brandeis University, Waltham, Mass., USA (1976-1977)

o        Einstein-Memorial-Foundation Fellow, University of Vienna, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Austria (1977-1978)

o        SERC Research Associate, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK (1979-1981) 

o        Visiting NATO Research Fellow, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK (1982, 1984, 1986, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997) 

o        Associate Member, ICTP, Trieste, Italy (1986, 1987, 1989) 

o        A.Von Humboldt Foundation Fellow, Institute for Theoretical Physics Karlsruhe University, Germany (1988-1989) 

o        Leverhulme Visiting Professor, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK (2000-2001)


6.      Prizes, Memberships and Fellowships

 A.  Prizes

o        TÜBİTAK Science Prize (1996)

o        Prof. Mustafa Parlar Foundation Science Prize (1993)

o        Sedat Simavi Science Price (1989)

o        TÜBİTAK Junior Science Price (1982)

B. Memberships

o        Member, Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) (1994- )

o        Honorary Member, UNESCO Turkish National Commission (1993-1996)

C. Fellowships

o        METU Basic Sciences Scholarship (1967-1971)

o        TÜBİTAK Ph. D. Student Fellowship (1971-1973)

o        Ford Foundation Fellowship (1974-1975)

o        TÜBİTAK Post-Graduate Research Fellowship (1976-1977)

o        Einstein-Memorial-Foundation Fellowship (1977-1978)

o        SERC (UK) Research Associateship (1979-1981)

o        NATO Scientific Collaboration Grant No.RG-160-81 (1982-1987)

o        ICTP Associateship (1986-1991)

o        Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellowship (1988-1989)

o        TÜBİTAK Advanced Research Fellowship (1992,1997) 

o        NATO Scientific Collaboration Grant No.CRG-891009 (1990-1994)

o        NATO Scientific Collaboration Grant No.CRG-941210 (1994-1996)

o        British Council Travel Grant (1997)

o        Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professorship (2000-2001)


7.      Other Responsibilities

o        Scientific Advisor, TÜBİTAK Basic Sciences Research Institute (1985-1986)

o        Chairman, Science Education Department, Middle East Technical University (1986-1987)

o        Member, Governing Board of the Turkish Physics Foundation (1987-2000)

o        Member, Editorial Board of TÜBİTAK Science and Technology Journal (Bilim ve Teknik Dergisi) (1993-2000)

o        Member, Scientific Advisory Board for Science High Schools, Ministry of Education (1999-2000)