Tekin Dereli

Tekin Dereli (November 30, 1949) is a Turkish theoretical physicist.

Tekin Dereli
BornNovember 30, 1949 (1949-11-30) (age 73)
Alma materB.S. with High Honors, Middle East Technical University, 1971
Ph.D , Theoretical Physics, Middle East Technical University, 1976
Scientific career
FieldsTheoretical Physics
InstitutionsKoç University

Life and academic careerEdit

He studied at Ankara Science High School and the Middle East Technical University.

He was an associate professor and a Professor of Physics at Middle East Technical University (1984–1987, 1993–2001); professor at Faculty of Science at Ankara University (1987–1993), Leverhulme Visiting Professor at Lancaster University UK (2000–2001) and since 2001, he is a professor at the department of physics at Koc University.

TUBITAK honored him with TUBITAK Junior Science Price in 1982 and TUBITAK Science Price in 1996. He also was awarded prestigious Turkish prizes for science by "Sedat Simavi Trust" in 1989 and "Prof. Mustafa Parlar Foundation" in (1993).

He is a member of Turkish Academy of Sciences (TAS) since 1993.

He is married with two children.

Research interestsEdit

His research interests are Yang-Mills gauge theories, supersymmetry, supergravity, quaternion and octonion algebras, spin structures, generalised theories of gravity, cosmological solutions, integrable systems and phase space quantisation.


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