!!!Mehmet Ali Alpar
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__Present and Previous Positions__
*since 1999 Professor, Sabancı University
*2004 - 2010 Director, Foundations Development Program, Sabancı University
*1990 - 1999  Professor, Physics Dept., Middle East Technical University 
*1988 - 1989 Visiting Res. Assoc.Professor of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
*1985 - 1989 Research Scientist, Physics Dept., Research Institute for Basic Sciences, Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK)
*1983 - 1985 Visiting Res.Asst. Professor, Physics Dept.,University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
*1982 Research Associate, Astronomy Dept., Columbia University
*Feb.1978 - Dec.1981 Instructor, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul
*Aug.1977 - Feb.1978 Research Associate, Physics Dept., Princeton University
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__Fields of Scholarship__
*Neutron Stars:
**Structure and dynamics
**Evolution
**Superfluidity and superconductivity
**Accretion and accretion disks
*Pulsars:
**Timing and glitches
**Evolution of millisecond pulsars
*Fallback Disks:
**Evolution of young neutron stars
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__Honours and Awards__
*2003 Best Teacher Award, Sabancı University, elected by the first Graduating Class
*1994 Mustafa Parlar Award of the Middle East Technical University for Best Teachers, elected by the Graduating Class
*1993 Elected member of The Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA; founded 1993)
*1992 Science Prize jointly awarded by TÜBİTAK and the Third World Academy of Sciences  (the TÜBİTAK Science Prize is the most prestigious prize awarded to scientists in Turkey)
*1988 Sedat Simavi Award of the Newspaper 'Hürriyet', Physical Sciences
*1986 Encouragement Prize awarded by TÜBİTAK. The Encouragement and Science Prizes of TÜBİTAK and the Sedat Simavi Award comprise the three major national prizes for scientists in Turkey
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