Academic Staff of Mathematics


İnci Apaydın Instructor

M.S., Operations Research, Middle East Technical University, 1989. Classical and Exploratory Statistics, Forecasting, Statistical Decision Making, Information Society.

Fatihcan Atay Professor

Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, Brown University, 1994. Dynamical systems, delay differential equations, networks and graph theory, complex systems, applied mathematics.

Cihan Bahran Visiting Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Minnesota, 2019. Functorial representation theory with applications to topology.

Laurence John Barker Associate Professor

Ph.D., Mathematics, Oxford University, 1992. Finite groups, representation theory, local and clifford theory, Galgebras, Gposets.

Kadri İlker Berktav Visiting Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Mathematics, Middle East Technical University, 2021. Algebraic geometry, higher structures, and mathematical physics, working on higher categorical structures in geometry and physics; derived algebraic/symplectic geometry.

Aleksander Degtyarev Professor

Ph.D., Mathematics, Steklov Mathematical Institute, 1988. Algebraic topology, algebraic geometry.

Alexandre Goncharov Associate Professor

Ph.D., Mathematics, Rostov State University, 1986. Functional analysis. Topological vector spaces, spaces of infinitely differentiable functions.

Ahmet Muhtar Güloğlu Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Mathematics, Ohio State University, 2005. Analytic number theory, automorphic forms.

Metin Gürses Professor

Ph.D., in Physics, Middle East Technical University, 1975. Mathematical Physics, Applied Mathematics. More specifically General Relativity and Integrable Systems.

Yaghoub Heydarzade Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Physics, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, 2018.Theoretical cosmology, black hole physics.

Hakkı Turgay Kaptanoğlu Professor

Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, 1991. Complex analysis and operator theory in spaces of holomorphic or harmonic functions of several variables, especially in Besov spaces.

Azer Kerimov Professor

Ph.D., Mathematics, Landau Institute of Theoretical Physics and Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, 1988. Mathematical theory of statistical physics, probability, mathematical analysis.

Muhammet Yasir Kızmaz Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Mathematics, Middle East Technical University, 2018. Finite group theory.

Dilek Köksal Instructor

Ph.D., Mathematics, Ankara University, 1984. Probability and Statistics.

Cihan Okay Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Mathematics, University of British Columbia, 2014. Algebraic topology, quantum information theory.

Türker Özsarı Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Virginia, 2010. Analysis of partial differential equations and control theory.

Tomos Parry Instructor

Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Gottingen, 2019. Analytic number theory.

Naci Saldı Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, Queen's University, 2015. Stochastic control theory, game theory, machine learning, information theory, probability theory and its applications.

Ali Sinan Sertöz Professor

Ph.D., Mathematics, University of British Columbia, 1984. Algebraic geometry.

Müfit Sezer Professor

Ph.D., Mathematics, Purdue University, 2003. Invariant theory, commutative algebra.

Mehmet Okan Tekman Senior Lecturer

Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Minnesota, 1992. Automorphic forms, special values of Lfunctions.

Bülent Ünal Associate Professor

Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Missouri, 2000. Differential geometry, Riemannian geometry, pseudoRiemannian geometry and Lorentzian geometry, global analysis on manifolds, general relativity and quantum field theories.

Özgün Ünlü Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Mathematics, University of WisconsinMadison, 2004. Algebraic topology, geometric group theory.

Ergün Yalçın Professor (on leave)

Ph.D., Mathematics, University of WisconsinMadison, 1998. Cohomology of groups, finite group actions on topological spaces, geometric structures associated to groups.

Hamza Yeşilyurt Associate Professor

Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign, 2004. Analytic theory of partitions, elliptic functions, basic hypergeometric series, and qseries.

Gökhan Yıldırım Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, University of Southern California, 2013. Probability theory, statistical physics, highdimensional statistic.

Deniz Yılmaz Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Mathematics, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2020. Representation theory, finite groups, block theory, biset functors.

Natalia Zheltukhina Instructor

Ph.D., Mathematics, Bilkent University, 2002. Analytic properties of entire functions, zero distributions.
