My CV


Ali Rana  Atılgan

atilgan-sabanciuniv.edu

Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences

Education

    Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering, September 1989, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. M.S. in Aerospace Engineering, June 1987, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering, June 1984, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Work Experience

    Professor; February 2006 ? present. School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey. Adjunct Professor; January 2007 – present. Department of Civil Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey. Professor; May 1998 ? February 2006. Department of Civil Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey. Associate Professor; August 1993 ? May 1998, Department of Civil Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey; October 1992 ? August 1993, Department of Civil Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey. Assistant Professor; May 1991 ? October 1992, Department of Civil Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey. Post Doctoral Fellow; September 1989 ? March 1991, School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Core Faculty; September 1994 ? December 2003. Polymer Research Center, TUBITAK Advanced Polymeric Materials Research Center, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey. Visiting Scientist; June 1995 ? September 1995, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group, Seattle, Washington, USA. July 1992 ? September 1992; July 1993 ? August 1993; School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Areas of Interest

  • Biological physics • Systems science • Mechanics of Materials

Awards

  • International Vising Fellow – University of Essex  2018
  • This Year’s Graduates Award (The First Place) – Sabanci University  2017
  • Graduating Class Award (Second Place) – Sabanci University  2016
  • Graduating Class Award (First place) – Sabanci University  2012
  • Outstanding Achievement in Education Prize (Eğitimde Üstün Başarı Ödülü) – Bogazici University  1999
  • Outstanding Achievement in Research Prize (Araştırmada Üstün Başarı Ödülü) – Bogazici University  1998
  • Young Scientist Encouragement Prize (nationwide) (TÜBİTAKTeşvik Ödülü) – Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey  1995
  • Jefferson Goblet Paper Award (nationwide, first place)(Jefferson Goblet Makale Ödülü ) – the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics,  1989