Prof. Dr. Sümer ŞAHİN

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Prof. Dr. Sümer Şahin is the Dean, Faculty of Engineering at the Near East University in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. In the past, he has worked at the ATILIM University (Ankara, Türkiye), Gazi University (Ankara, Türkiye), Erciyes University (Kayseri, Türkiye), King Saud University (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) as professor, at the Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne (Lausanne, Switzerland) as Advanced Research Scientist, at the University Ege (İzmir, Türkiye), at the Karadeniz Technical University (Trabzon, Türkiye) as associate professor and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory as a NATO post-doctoral fellow. At the University of Stuttgart (Stuttgart, Germany) he received his Diplom-Ingenieur (MS) degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1967 and Doktor-Ingenieur (PhD) degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1970. In 1997, has been guest professor at the Universidad Innsbruck, (Innsbruck, Austria). In 1987 he was President of the Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council of Türkiye and Vice-Chairman of the Intergovernmental Committee on Science and Technology for Development of the United Nations General Assembly (New York, USA). He has published 167 papers in top journals and ~150 international conference papers on a wide spectrum in nuclear and solar energy and also given INVITED TALKS & SEMINARS in different countries around the Globe. His research interest and activities cover Neutron Transport Theory, Nuclear Radiation Shielding, Thermionic Space Craft Reactors, and Space Craft Nuclear Propulsion. Fusion Technology, Fusion Fission (Hybrid) Reactors, Nuclear Waste Transmutation, Alternative Fuels for CANDU Reactors, Accelerator Driven Systems and Concentrated Solar Power. He has given lectures on Nuclear Engineering, Reactor Physics, Modern Physics, Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, Radiation Safety, Physical Aspects of the Energy Production, Nuclear Reactor Design, Fusion Technology and Heat Pipes in Turkish, English, French and German languages.