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A. NIHAT BERKER
Professor of Physics, Emeritus
PHONE: +90 216 483 9011
FAX: +90 216 483 9013
Sabancı University, Orhanlı-Tuzla
Istanbul 34956, Turkey
Area of Research
Nihat Berker is best known for his research in statistical mechanics, especially on phase transitions applying renormalization group theory, with applications to surface physics and materials with defects.
After graduating from Robert College, Nihat Berker received BS degrees in physics and chemistry from MIT in 1971. Nihat Berker received his PhD in physics at the University of Illinois in 1977. In 1988 he became a full professor of theoretical physics at MIT. Since 1999 he served as a professor and dean of the School of Sciences and Letters at Istanbul Technical University. After losing the president(rector) elections made in ITU, he left Istanbul Technical University. Between 2005 and 2009 he worked as a professor of physics at Koc University, Istanbul, after which he moved to Sabanci University. Currently he is the president of Sabanci University, Istanbul.
A list of publications can be found here.
Last updated on March 4, 2015 12:07 PM