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EDUCATION

Ph. D. in Mechanical Engineering, 1978, Machine Tool Engineering Division, The University of Manchester, UK.
M. S. in Mechanical Engineering, 1975, Middle East Technical University, Turkey.
B. S. in Mechanical Engineering, 1973, Middle East Technical University, Turkey.

 ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Professor
Mechanical Engineering Department, METU, (Emeritus), 2018-Present.
Mechanical Engineering Department, METU, 1989-2018.

Consultant
Gear Dynamics and Gear Noise Research Laboratory, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA , Aug.-Sept. 1989, Aug.-Sept.1991.

Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering Department, METU, 1983-1985, 1987-1989.

Visiting Professor
Visiting Fulbright Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, 1985-1987.

Research Fellow
NATO Research Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College, London, England, July – September 1983.

Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering Department, METU, 1979-1983.

Teaching Assistant
Mechanical Engineering Department, METU, 1973-1975.

Student Assistant
Mechanical Engineering Department, METU, 1972-1973.

 ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

Vice President
Middle East Technical University (between 8/2008-8/2016).

Vice President
Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) (between 2/1998-5/2003) (On leave from METU).

Assistant to the President
Middle East Technical University (between 7/1995-2/1998).

CEO and President of the Board
Turkish Cement and Earthenware Industries Co. (between 4/1992-4/1995) (On leave from METU).

President
Turkish Cement Manufacturers’ Association(between 4/1992-3/1995) (On leave from METU).