Assist. Prof. Dr. Ali EVCİL

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He was born in Nicosia, Cyprus on September 1st, 1968. After he graduated from Turk Maarif Collage in 1986 he continued his higher education in Middle East Technical University, Engineering Faculty, Mechanical Engineering Department. He received his B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D degrees in 1990, 1993 and 2000, respectively. He received his assistant professorship in 2001 from Near East University.

During his M.Sc. and Ph.D studies he also worked in Defense Industries Research and Development Institute of Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey between 1991 and 1995 as a research engineer and also as Structures and Materials Group Coordinator. He worked as research engineer and also as project coordinator in projects related with and sponsored by Turkish Armed Forces, especially in projects on research and development of multi lunched rocket systems. He conducted research on finite element analysis of viscoelastic and composite materials.

He returned back to Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus in 1995. From 1995 to 1997, he worked in International American University in Kyrenia as a lecturer. He started to work as a part-time lecturer in Near East University, Engineering Faculty, Mechanical Engineering Department in 1999 and has been making his contributions as full-time since 2000. Between 2001 and 2003 he was appointed as Vice-Chairman and he has been chairing the department since 2003.

During his early years in Near East University he conducted studies on research and development of biodegradable polymeric bone plate implants. After recent problems on energy shortage, environmental pollution and global warming he concentrated his research studies on effective usage of energy and especially on biofuels.