People

Name, Surname: Ümit M. Atalay
Title: Professor, Dr.
Research of Interest: Agglomeration of Fine Concentrates, Coal Cleaning, Mineral Processing Plant Design, Concentration of Low Grade Ores.
Tel:0312 210 32 32
E-mail:atalay@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Yavuz O. Ataman
Title: Professor, Dr. E.
Research of Interest: Atomic spectrometry, fluorescence spectrometry techniques, speciation.
Tel:0312 210 32 32
E-mail:ataman@metu.edu.tr
Assoc. Dr. Çiğdem Atakuman Name, Surname: Çiğdem Atakuman
Title: Assoc. Professor, Dr.

Research of Interest: History and Politics of Heritage and Archaeology in Turkey, the Neolithic Process, Theory and Method of Landscape-Ritual and material culture studies in archaeology, archaeometry, archaeology and society projects.

Tel:0312 210 42 31
E-mail:cigdem.atakuman@gmail.com

Name, Surname: Öztaş H. Ayhan
Title: Professor, Dr.
Research of Interest: Statistical Methods in Archaeology, Data Analysis in Archaeology, Dendrochronological Methods for Dating.
Tel:0312 210 53 14
E-mail:oayhan@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Ömür Bakırer
Title: Professor, Dr. E.
Research of Interest: History of restoration and preservation of buildings and building materials with special emphasis on brick and glasses
Tel:0312 210 62 21
E-mail:bakirer@arch.metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Emine Caner-Saltik
Title: Professor, Dr. E.
Research of Interest: Conservation of historic building materials, characterization of ancient ceramics and tiles and decay mechanisms of stones.
Tel:0312 210 22 29
E-mail:canersal@arch.metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Şahinde Demirci
Title: Professor, Dr. E.
Research of Interest: Surface and colloidal properties of clays, chemical and mineralogical analysis of archaeological and historical building materials, analysis of weak organic acids using HPLC method
Tel:0312 210 32 14
E-mail:sahinde@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Musa Doğan
Title: Professor, Dr.
Research of Interest:  Plant Taxonomy and Systematics, Ecosystem Assessment and Biodiversity Conservation, Plant Morphology and Anatomy. 
Tel:0312 210 51 58
E-mail: mdogan@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Burcu Erciyas
Title: Professor, Dr.
Research of Interest: Hellenistic period in Anatolia, Archaeology of the Black Sea, Archaeological Method and Theory, Byzantine Archaeology, Seljukid Archaeology, Community Archaeology and Public Involvement.
Tel:0312 210 62 13 
E-mail:berciyas@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Begümşen Ergenekon
Title: Cand.polit., E.
Research of Interest: Sociology and social anthropology, urban and rural societies, methodology, ethnoarchaeology
Tel:0312 210 39 32
E-mail:berge@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Gülay Ertaş
Title: Assoc. Professor, Dr.
Research of Interest: Surface enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS), magnetic microparticles, evaluation of the SERS substrate, use of synthetic biopolymers for metal extraction.
Tel:0312 210 32 02
E-mail:gertas@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Mustafa Özbakan
Title: Cand.polit., E.
Research of Interest: Low level counting system in C-14 dating
Tel:0312 210 32 76
E-mail:ozbakan@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Macit Özenbaş
Title: Professor, Dr.
Research of Interest: Mesoscopic solar cells, thermoelectric materials, magnetic nanoparticles, Piezzo/Ferroelectric thin films.
Tel:0312 210 25 32
E-mail:ozenbas@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Hasan Saltık
Title: B.A. E.
Research of Interest: Graphic Arts, Photography, Print Making.
Tel:0312 210 22 49
E-mail:saltik@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Ay Melek Özer
Title: Professor,Dr. E.
Research of Interest: Electron spin resonance (ESR) and optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) methods and age determination.
Tel:0312 210 32 73
E-mail:aymelek@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Tamer Topal
Title: Assoc.Professor, Dr.
Research of Interest: Engineering geology, Site investigation, Soil and rock slope stability, Liquefaction, Environmental geology
Tel:0312 210 26
E-mail:topal@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: İnci Togan
Title: Professor,Dr. E.
Research of Interest: Human population admixture in Anatolia, Evolutionary history and biodiversity of Turkish domestic sheep, dog and brown trout populations, Toxic effects of alkylphenols on fish populations
Tel:0312 210 51 67
E-mail:togan@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Lemi Türker
Title: Paints and pigments, drugs formulation
Research of Interest: Organic chemistry, nanptechnology, medicinal chemistry.
Tel:0312 210 32 44
E-mail:turker@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Asuman Türkmenoğlu
Title: Professor,Dr. E.
Research of Interest: Clay mineralogy, geology of clays, bentonites, basin evaluation, tuffs and their alteration.
Tel:0312 210 57 20
E-mail:asumant@metu.edu.tr
Namea, Surname: Ayşegül Birand
Title: Assist Professor, Dr.
Research of Interest: My research lies at the interface of ecology and evolutionary biology. I make use of mathematical models and computer simulations to address some of the open questions in the field.
Tel:0312 210 64 87
E-mail: birand@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Enver Bulur
Title: Assoc. Professor, Dr.
Research of Interest: Luminescence in Solids. Applications Thermally and Optically Stimulated Luminescence in various fields of radiation dosimetry and dating.  Scientific Instrumentation.
Tel:0312 210 50 48
E-mail: ebulur@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Hale Göktürk
Title: Professor, Dr. E.
Research of Interest: Analytical chemistry, nuclear chemistry, archaeometry.
Tel:0312 210 32 23
E-mail: ghale@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Zeynep Işıl Kalaylıoğlu
Title: Assoc. Professor, Dr.
Research of Interest: Bayesian statistics, statistical modelling for health, genetics, biological, and cancer data, model selection, missingness not at random.
Tel:0312 210 53 05
E-mail: kzeynep@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Ali Kalkanlı
Title: Professor, Dr.
Research of Interest: Rapid solidification, powder metallurgy, melting and casting, cast iron solidification, magnets and metal matrix.
Tel:0312 210 59 29
E-mail: kalkanli@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Arda Özacar
Title: Assist Professor, Dr.
Research of Interest: AGeophysics, Seismology, Active Tectonics.
Tel:0312 210 26 79
E-mail: ozacar@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Mehmet Somel
Title: Assoc. Professor, Dr.
Research of Interest: Comparative human evolution; transcriptome evolution, human population genetics; ancient DNA, genetics and pysiologicalmechanisms of of aging; braing aging; evolution of aging.
Tel:0312 210 64 60
E-mail: msomel@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Ayşe Tavukçuoğlu
Title: Assoc. Professor, Dr.
Research of Interest: Construction techniques and detailing; use of non-destructive investigation techniques for building diagnostics and monitoring and in-situ assessment : Infrared (IR) thermography, ultrasonic testing; building materials, their performance characteristics and decay mechanisms.
Tel:0312 210 62 20/0312 210 22 29
E-mail: tayse@metu.edu.tr
Name, Surname: Kaan Sayıt
Title: Assoc. Professor, Dr.
Research of Interest:  Igneous Petrology, geochemistry.
Tel:0312 210 26 93
E-mail: ksayit@metu.edu.tr