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Commemoration event and workshop dedicated to the memory of Prof. Rahmi Güven, 6-7 December 2019
From Friday, 6. December 2019 -  09:30
To Saturday, 7. December 2019 - 17:30
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Commemoration event and workshop dedicated to the memory of Prof. Rahmi Güven, 6-7 December 2019.

 

There will be a commemoration event and workshop during 6-7 December 2019 dedicated to the memory of Prof. Rahmi Güven, who sadly passed away on September 16, 2019. He made many important contributions to classical and quantum gravity theories. His papers can be viewed here

The workshop will start On December 6, Friday at 9:30 with a commemoration event which will be at Demir Demirgil Hall (the building 12 on the map). All subsequent talks will be at Imbm (the building X on the map). For details: http://imbm.org.tr/NT04/home.html

Prof. Rahmi Güven (1948-2019) worked at our department as an assistant professor during 1978-1980, became an associate professor in 1981 and a full professor in 1989. He was our department head in the period 1991-1996 and retired from Bogazici University in 2005. During this period he received several national and international prizes:

- Einstein-Memorial Foundation Fellowship: 1980-1982. (Un. of Vienna)
- TÜBİTAK Young Scientist Award: 1982.
- Sedat Simavi Foundation Science Prize: 1987.
- International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy, Associateship: 1991-1996; Senior Associateship: 2000-2007.
- Academy of Sciences of Turkey; Associate Member: 1994-1997;
- Academy of Sciences of Turkey; Member: 1997 -    .
- TÜBİTAK Science Award: 1999.
- Boğaziçi University Foundation Excellence in Research Award 2003.


 

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