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About Necati Ozkan

Necati Özkan is a Professor in the Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences at Middle East Technical University, Turkey. His current research interests are in rheological characterization of materials, preparation of nanoparticles, and biodegradable polymers. He received his BE degree (Metallurgical Engineering) from Istanbul Technical University (Turkey), his MSc degree (Materials Science and Engineering) from Stanford University (USA), and his PhD degree (Chemical Engineering) from Imperial College (UK). Prior to joining Middle East Technical University as an academic staff, he was an academic staff at the University of Auckland, a research associate at Imperial College (UK), a research assistant in Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge University (UK), and a scientist in Developmental Technologies BV (Holland). Currently, he is the deputy director of Central Laboratory at Middle East Technical University.

Positions

Present Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Middle East Technical University
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Present Professor, Middle East Technical University
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Curriculum Vitae



Research Interests

Ceramics, Rheology, Food Powders, and Polymers

Honors and Awards

  • Top Twenty Teacher Award in the School of Engineering at the University of Auckland (2000)
  • Top Twenty Teacher Award in the School of Engineering at the University of Auckland (2002)
  • Scholarship awarded by Imperial College for the PhD study (1991-1994)
  • Ranked first among the graduating metallurgical engineers in the Faculty of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering at Istanbul Technical University

Courses

  • Characterization of Polymeric Materials
  • Non-Metallic Materials
  • Materials Science

Education

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199111994 PhD, University of London - Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
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19861988 MSc in Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University
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19801984 BE, Istanbul Technical University
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Contact Information

Central Laboratory, Middle East Technical University, Ankara 06531, TURKEY


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