!!!Salim Ciraci
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__Present and Previous Positions__
*2006 - present Founding Director of  UNAM - National Nanotechnology Research Center  and Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology, Bilkent University
*2006 - present Founding Chairperson of the Graduate Program on Materials Science and Nanotechnology, Bilkent University
*1994 - present Founding Director of BICAS - Bilkent International Center for Advanced Studies, Bilkent University
*2000 - 2001 Adjunct Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago
*1991 - 1995 Founding Dean of Faculty of Science of Bilkent University.
*1986 - 1991 Founding Chairman of the Department of Physics and Professor of Physics of Bilkent  University. 
*1982 - 1983 Kernforschungsanlage, Juelich/Germany
*1980 - 1985 Associate Professor,  Department of Physics, Middle East Technical University 
*1974 - 1977 IBM San Jose Research Laboratory, USA. Later as associate until 1990
*1969 - 1974 Stanford  University, Graduate Student, Research Assistant, Post Doc.
__Fields of Scholarship__
*Surface-interface physics
*Electronic structure of metals and semiconductors
*Condensed systems of lower dimensionality-quantum size effect
*Semiconductor heterostructures
*Theory of scanning tunneling and atomic force microscopy
*Quantized electric and heat conductance
*Nanoscience: carbon nanotubes, graphene and graphene derivatives
*Nanotribology-superlow friction
*New materials with honeycomb structures: Silicene, Germanene and MX2
*Energy: high capacity hydrogen storage-supercapacitors
__Honours and Awards__
*1994 Full Member, Academy of Science of Turkey (TUBA)         
*1993 Outstanding Achievement Awards of Bilkent University Foundation     
*1985 Science Prize of Scientific and Technical Research Council of  Turkey (TUBITAK)   
*1978 Sedat Simavi Foundation Science Award  

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[Curriculum Vitae |User/Ciraci_Salim/CV]
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[Publication list|User/Ciraci_Salim/Publications]
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[Highlights of my work and anecdotes|User/Ciraci_Salim/Highlight]
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