Prof. Dr. Bedia Berker (January 2003)


With Ahmet Selim Berker, Mt. Chocorua (1987)


Ratip Emin Berker (June 2003)


Ord. Prof. Dr. Ratip Berker


Lycée Saint Joseph, section 6B, 1960-61


New lattices invented


With two of his doctorate students in his MIT office, practicing the King Tut walk (1994).
From left: Alexis Falicov (currently M.D.Ph.D. Surgeon, Seattle), Daniel P. Aalberts (currently Prof., Physics Dept. Head, Williams College), and N. Berker.
On back wall, from left, Sultan Suleiman the Magnificient signature (edge seen), Takiüddin miniature, Feza Gürsey poster, on blackboard bimodal distribution.


ITU GAP trip (1998)


At ITU GAP trip, with Doç. Dr. Cem Güçlü and Prof. Dr. Bedia Erim Berker (1998)


As ITU-MIT Freshman Scholars 2003, Kezban Yağcı (Industrial Engineering Dept.)
and Sertaç Karaman (Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Depts.) at MIT (April 2004)

With his students from the Mechanical Engineering Dept.:
Ali Emre Aydın, Ömer Oral, N. Berker, Özkan Çelik (April 2004)

With his research group at ITU. From left: Ozan Sarıyer, Aykut Erbaş, Aslı Tuncer, Sayad Baronyan, Nadir Kaplan,
Gülşen Akın Evingür (from Prof.Dr. Önder Pekcan’s research group), Burcu Yücesoy, Andım Doldurucu.
Research group students not present in photograph: Neşe Aral, Michael Hinczewski, Başak Renklioğlu.
(March 2005, photograph: Garbis Özatay)

Lectures on Phase Transitions and Renormalization-Group Theory – we love chalk (March 2005, photograph: Garbis Özatay)

(March 2005, photograph: Garbis Özatay)

With ITU-MIT Freshman Scholars 2004 at MIT. From left: Zekiye Esra Alpaslan (Management), Murat Yüksek (Electrical-Electronic Eng.),
Pınar Kişioğlu (Sciences and Letters), N. Berker, Olgu Şengül (Mechanical Eng.), Elif Eroğlu (Sciences and Letters),
Selvi Önkoyun (Electrical-Electronic Eng.), Gizem Özpınar (Sciences and Letters), Cihan Metiner (Textile Eng.) (April 2005)

ITU top students, after receiving their ITU-MIT Freshman Scholar 2004 certificates:
From left to right, E. Alpaslan, M. Yüksek, P. Kişioğlu, E. Eroğlu, S. Önkoyun, G. Özpınar, C. Metiner, O. Şengül (April 2005).
On back wall, MIT Physics Department Faculty who in recent years were awarded the Nobel Prize, receiving their certificates from the King of Sweden:
From left to right, S. Ting, H. Kendall, J. Friedman, C. Shull, W. Ketterle, F. Wilczek.

KU top students, after receiving their KU-MIT Freshman Scholar 2005 certificates:
From left to right, C. Özdemir, M. Yılmaz, A. Ozansoy, MIT Dean for Undergraduate Education Prof. Dr. D. E. Hastings,
Prof. Dr. N. Berker, K. Türker, P. Tözün (April 2006).
On back wall, MIT Physics Department Faculty who in recent years were awarded the Nobel Prize, receiving their certificates from the King of Sweden:
From left to right, S. Ting, H. Kendall, J. Friedman, C. Shull; more to the left (not seen on this photo), W. Ketterle, F. Wilczek.

Wyoming 2006

Surprise birthday party at one of the regular Sunday morning group meetings:
Can Güven (KU), Nadir Kaplan (KU), Seçil Lafçı (Inanç High School), Burcu Yücesoy (ITU), N. Berker, Neşe Aral (KU)

Cakified spin Hamiltonian

Not-no-knife, without pity

30 September 2006

Fast Turks in Tokyo (October 2006)

Fast Turks Fast Train Tokyo October 2006

KU top students, KU-MIT Freshman Scholars 2006 Ferhat Özduran and Ece Öztürk, at
N. Berker's MIT office (12-135) in front of Piri Reis, Siyah Kalem and Osman Hamdi (April 2007)

Traditional Kuruçeşme brunch of the students who have been at MIT with the KU-ITU-MIT Freshman Scholars program, May 2007

Tinos Island, Greece, June 2007

The future is in the skies (2007)

Montana 2007

The Grinnell Glacier is melting (2007)

Ahmet Selim Berker, Carol Berker, Ratip Emin Berker, and Bedia Erim Berker (August 2007)

"Ratip Berker and His Principles" seminar, ITU School of Mechanical Engineering (November 2007)

Nihat Berker and Michael Hinczewski (December 2007)

KU-ITU Statistical Physics Research Group at MIT: Nadir Kaplan, Ozan Sarıyer, N. Berker,
Aykut Erbaş, and Can Güven (December 2007)

Global BEG

KU-MIT Freshman Scholars 2007 at MIT (April 2008). From left, Gökçe Yazğan, Baran Gözcü, Efe Can Yıldırır,
Meral Yasmin Aşçı, Ayşegül Coşkunlar, Kıvanç Muşlu. With them, Nihat Berker and
ITU-MIT Freshman Scholar 2004 (see photos 14 and 15 above) Esra Alpaslan, Visiting Scientist 2008 at MIT

Traditional Kuruçeşme brunch of the students who have been at MIT with the KU-ITU-MIT Freshman Scholars program, May 2008

The joy of the electrical train (May 2008):
Robert H. Swendsen, Nihat Berker, Anastasios Malakis

German Television (Opera Palace, Berlin, 24 June 2008)

Returning from the 100. Statistical Mechanics Conference, Rutgers University, at the Bookplace Restaurant: Doç. Dr. Alkan Kabakçıoğlu,
N. Berker, C. Nadir Kaplan, Doç. Dr. Sondan Durukanoğlu Feyiz, and V. Ongun Özçelik (December 2008)

On the way to the Pittsburgh APS Conference, in New York City:
Seda Avşaroğlu, Barış Avşaroğlu, Gül Gülpınar, Burcu Yücesoy, Neşe Aral,
Can Güven, Ongun Özçelik, Michael Hinczewski, and Nadir Kaplan
(March 2009)

In one jump, Vronsky reached, from the table seen on the right, the top of the door.
From this feat, a physics exam question was derived.

March 2009

Teaching high-school students, July 2009 (Newsweek Turkey)

Tosun Terzioğlu, Güler Sabancı, Nihat Berker at the Presidential Inauguration of Sabancı University
30 July 2009

Alaska Skagway Glacier, August 2009

Sabancı University 2009 Year-End Party: Prof. Dr. Cihan Saçlıoğlu, Prof. Dr. Bedia Erim Berker, N. Berker, and Prof. Dr. Tosun TerzioğluSabancı University 2009 Year-End Party: Prof. Dr. Cihan Saçlıoğlu, Prof. Dr. Bedia Erim Berker, N. Berker, and Prof. Dr. Tosun Terzioğlu

Sabancı University 2009 Year-End PartySabancı University 2009 Year-End Party

Giving the seminar Earth's Currents and Clouds, Jupiter and Saturn's Ice Moons (Aghia Giorgi, Prince's Island, Istanbul, 15 May 2010)Giving the seminar "Earth's Currents and Clouds, Jupiter and Saturn's Ice Moons"
(Aghia Giorgi, Prince's Island, Istanbul, 15 May 2010)

Robert College High School graduation speech, June 2010Robert College High School graduation speech, June 2010

At SU Alumni Reunion, the President's yellow t-shirt goes as scholarship fund lottery prize to Metin Tabalu (SU 2003) (3 July 2010).At SU Alumni Reunion, the President's yellow t-shirt goes as scholarship fund lottery prize to Metin Tabalu (SU 2003) (3 July 2010).

SU Information Center Film Night:  The Social Network (12 October 2010)SU Information Center Film Night: The Social Network (12 October 2010)

Traditional Kuruçeşme brunch of the students who have been at MIT with the SU-KU-ITU-MIT Freshman Scholars program, May 2011Traditional Kuruçeşme brunch of the students who have been at MIT with the SU-KU-ITU-MIT Freshman Scholars program, May 2011

SüleymaniyeMIT-SU Freshman Scholars 2012 in the Courtyard of the Süleymaniye Mosque (27 March 2012):
Tolga Çağlar (SU), Priyanka Saha, Kevin Wong, Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski , Daniel Mokhtari, Leo Zhou,
Mark Velednitsky, Amy Greene, Fangdi Sun, Emine Mandal (SU), Nihat Berker, Sami Yazıcılaroğlu (SU-MIT 2011).

Minerva PalasMIT-SU Freshman Scholars 2012, on the terrace of SUMinerva Palas in Karaköy (29 March 2012).
Front row: Mark Velednitsky, Amy Greene, Fangdi Sun, Priyanka Saha, Reyhan Ayas (SU-MIT 2012).
Back row: Kevin Wong, Daniel Mokhtari, Leo Zhou, Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski , Arın Can Ülkü (SU-MIT 2012).
In the background the Golden Horn, Topkapı Palace, Saint Sophia, the Blue Mosque.

BeşiktaşMIT-SU Freshman Scholars 2012 spell it out in Beşiktaş (31 March 2012):
Priyanka Saha, Amy Greene, Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski , Daniel Mokhtari.

Anadolu KavağıMIT-SU Freshman Scholars 2012, in the courtyard of the Genovese-Byzantine-Ottoman fortress on top of the hill at Anadolu Kavağı (31 March 2012):
Mark Velednitsky, Ahmet Evcen (SU), Selin Evcen (SU), Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski, Kevin Wong, Leo Zhou, Priyanka Saha, Sondan Durukanoğlu Feyiz (SU),
Arın Can Ülkü (SU-MIT 2012), Amy Greene, Daniel Mokhtari, Fangdi Sun, Tolga Çağlar (SU), Emine Mandal (SU),
Sami Yazıcılaroğlu (SU-MIT 2011), Ege Gülcan (SU-MIT 2011), Ayşe Pamer (MÜ), Murat Kahraman (SU-MIT 2012), Efe İlker (SU).
In the background, the Bosphorus opens to the Black Sea.

MIT Stata BinasıSU-MIT Freshman Scholars 2012 in front of the MIT Stata Building (3 April 2012):
Eren Kahraman, Murat Kahraman, Onur Demir, Reyhan Ayas, Hazal Ayhan, Nihat Berker, Arın Can Ülkü.

MIT Stata BinasıMIT-SU ve SU-MIT Joint Certificate Ceremony, MIT (6 April 2012):
Murat Kahraman, Onur Demir, Eren Kahraman, Daniel Hastings (MIT Dean for Undergraduate Education),
Slyvia Ceyer (MIT Head of the Chemistry Department), Sondan Durukanoğlu Feyiz, Amy Greene, Nihat Berker,
Kevin Wong, Priyanka Saha, Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski, Daniel Mokhtari, Leo Zhou, Arın Can Ülkü,
Hazal Ayhan, Mark Velednitsky, Sertaç Karaman (ITU-MIT Freshman Scholar 2004).

SU Alumni Reunion, May 2013SU Alumni Reunion, May 2013

Bozcaada Island, July 2013Bozcaada Island, July 2013

Russell Glacier, Greenland, 24 August 2013Russell Glacier, Greenland, 24 August 2013

Greenland Ice Cap, 26 August 2013Greenland Ice Cap, 26 August 2013

Sailing off from Kalamış with SU-Sail: Can Berk Sansoy, Elçin Kaya, Oya Tekbulut (September 2013)Sailing off from Kalamış with SU-Sail: Can Berk Sansoy, Elçin Kaya, Oya Tekbulut (September 2013)

The Cloisters Museum and Gardens, NYC, 18 October 2013. The Hudson River in the background.The Cloisters Museum and Gardens, NYC, 18 October 2013. The Hudson River in the background.

SU Basketball 17 December 2013SU Basketball 17 December 2013

SU Volleyball 12 February 2014SU Volleyball 12 February 2014

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