Prof. Dr. Ayhan ELMALI

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Department : Physics Engineering


Prof. Dr. Ayhan Elmalı was born in Ankara, in 1965. He graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Science, Department of Physics Engineering in 1986. He completed his master’s degree in 1990 and his doctorate in 1993 at the Department of Physics Engineering, Ankara University, Institute of Science and Technology. In 1991-1992 he has studied as  a guest doctoral student at the Department of Materials Science at the Technical University of Darmstadt (Germany) with the DAAD scholarship. He became an assistant professor in 1994, an associate professor in 1997, and a professor in 2002, at Ankara University where he worked as a research assistant at the Physics Engineering Department in 1987.

He has received various awards with his scientific studies at international level. He has done research about nanomaterials for 1 year in Alexander von Humboldt Research Scholarship (Germany) in 1998 and Department of Materials Science (Darmstadt Technical University) in Germany. With the Alexander von Humboldt Research Scholarship, he has been to Germany in 2002, 2004 and 2005 for several scientific research and projects. He received the TÜBİTAK Encouragement Award in 1999 and the Ankara University Science Award in 2003.

He served as the Vice President of Physics Engineering in 1997-2003 and 2011-2012, as the Chairman of Atomic and Molecular Physics Department between 1998-2015, as a Board Member of Engineering Faculty in 2001-2002 and as a Project Evaluation Group (Science) Member in 2005-2012. He has been serving as Vice Rector since August 2012.