Prof. Dr. Erhan Güzel
He has completed his bachelor’s (1977), master’s (1981), and doctorate (1987) degrees at Istanbul University Department of Mathematics. In 1978, he began his ten years of service in 1978 at Nazım Terzioğlu Mathematical Research Center as a mathematician. During this period, he has worked as a researcher at Ecole D'Ete de CIMPA in Nice, France (1983) and at Department de Mathématiques in Université de Nice (1984). He has earned his Assistant Professorship in 1988 and his Associate Professorship in 1990. He has worked as a guest lecturer at Department de Mathématiques, Université de Caen in France in 1991. He has earned his Professorship in 1995. He supervised many master’s and doctorate dissertations and projects, in addition to his teaching experience in Differential Equations, Abstract Mathematics, Group Theory, Algebra, Advanced Algebra, Abstract Algebra, Advanced Group Theory, Representation of Classic Groups, Representation of Q-groups. He attended national and international scientific events as a member of the Science Council, member of the Regulatory Board, president of the session, and a member of the Advisory Board. In addition to his tenure at İ.Ü.F.F Department of Mathematics until 2010; he also held administrative positions such as member of the Faculty Board at İ.Ü.F.F (1991-1997; 2009-2010), member of the Board of Directors again at İ.Ü.F.F. (1991-1997; 2008-2009), deputy manager and member of the Board of Directors at Nazım Terzioğlu Mathematical Research Center (1992-1998), Vice Dean (2004-2005), Dean (2005-2008), head of the Mathematics Department Algebra and Numbers Theory (2008-2010), Head of the Department (2009-2010), and Vice Rector (2006-2008). He joined Istanbul Kültür University (İKÜ) Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Mathematics-Computing academic staff in 2010. Apart from his academic career at İKÜ, he also worked as a member of the Faculty Board (2010-2016) and as the Dean (2012-2013) of Faculty of Arts and Sciences. He became the Director of the Institute of Sciences in 2010 and Vice Rector in 2012.
With the decision of the İKÜ Board of Overseers meeting dated June 20, 2016, he was appointed as the rector. With the decision of the Board of Overseers meeting on November 7, 2016, he assumed his duty as Deputy Rector. Prof. Dr. Erhan Güzel was appointed as the Rector of Istanbul Kültür University with a decree in the Official Gazette, dated June 2, 2017.
Fluent in both English and French; Prof. Dr. Erhan Güzel published research papers in national and international peer-reviewed journals and articles in popular scientific journals on academic culture, higher education, science, mathematics, and the relationship of mathematics with other fields like science, arts, and sports.
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