Interests: Nuclear Sciences, Relativity, Quantum Mechanics, Energy, Ethics Age: 73
Tolga Yarman graduated with the highest degree from Galatasaray Lisesi - a reputed high school of Turkey located in Beyo?lu, ?stanbul - in 1963. Yarman won a fellowship and went to France for his university education. He received his M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Institut National des Sciences Appliqu?es de Lyon in 1967. Then he returned to Turkey and received his second M.Sc. in Nuclear Sciences from the Nuclear Energy Institute of Istanbul Technical University in 1968.
Tolga Yarman won the Turkish Scientific And Technical Research Council's fellowship and went to the United States for his doctoral education. He received his Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1972.
After receiving his Ph.D., Yarman returned to Turkey, and started working as a full time academician in ITU. He became associate professor in 1977, in the Institute of Nuclear Energy and full professor in 1982, in the same institute. Besides Istanbul Technical University, he worked as an academician in Middle East Technical University, Bo?azi?i University, Istanbul University, Galatasaray University, I??k University, and Anadolu University. He is currently enrolled in Okan University.
Tolga Yarman worked outside the campus as well. He worked in the the Nuclear Engineering Department of ?ekmece Nuclear Research And Education Center between 1972 and 1973, and once again between 1975 and 1977. He fulfilled his 2-year mandatory conscription duty in the interim at Ankara Turkish Armed Forces Genaral Headquarters. He filled many managership, deanery, and directorship positions in various institutes and higher education institutions. He became the general reporter of the Xth World Energy Conference in 1977. He was also present as a guest academician in the Department of Engineering Sciences of California Institute of Technology in 1984. Universit? Libre de Bruxelles also hosted him between 1995 and 1996, by the time he represented the Ministry of Culture, as a Diplomat, in Brussels.