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Institutional Information: Faculty Of Electrical & Electronics, Biomedical Engineering
Research Areas: Physics, Nuclear physics, Experimental Methods of Particle and Nuclear Physics, Basic Particles and Areas, Special theories and interaction models, particle systematics, Natural Sciences

Names in Publications: Yetkin T.




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Prof. Dr. Taylan Yetkin is a renowned figure in the field of high energy physics, currently serving as a Professor at the Faculty of Electrical and Electronics / Biomedical Engineering, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey. With an illustrious academic background, Prof. Yetkin earned his PhD from Cukurova University, Turkey, in 2006, and a Master's degree from Mersin University, Turkey, in 2001, both in Physics.

His career trajectory is marked by a series of prestigious positions in the academic world. Prior to his current role, he was a Professor at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences / Department of Physics, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Turkey (2018-2022) and at Yildiz Technical University, Turkey, where he progressed from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor and then to Professor in the Department of Physics.

Prof. Yetkin's international experience is extensive. He has served as a Research Scientist and Post-Doctoral Research Scientist at the University of Iowa, USA, and CERN CMS/PH, Geneva, Switzerland. His early career also includes a stint as a Guest Scientist at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, USA.

In addition to his academic roles, Prof. Yetkin holds significant management positions. These include serving on the Board of Directors of the Turkish Accelerator and Radiation Laboratory, as Vice Director of SABIOTEK, and as a member of various advisory and technical committees in the field of nuclear technologies and biotechnology.

His research focuses on cutting-edge experiments and projects in high energy physics, with numerous funded projects under his leadership, reflecting his prowess in securing and managing substantial research grants. Prof. Yetkin's technical expertise encompasses a range of programming languages and simulation tools, underscoring his comprehensive approach to research and development in his field.

Prof. Yetkin's commitment to his discipline is further evidenced by her extensive list of publications in prestigious journals, contributing significantly to the field of high energy physics. His achievements have been recognized with awards such as the CMS 2011 Achievement Award and various fellowships, highlighting his leadership and contributions to the field.


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