Celal Şengör, whose full name is Ali Mehmet Celal Şengör; He stands out as an academic, geologist and scientist. Celal Şengör is currently working as an academician at Istanbul Technical University.
Celal Şengör was born on March 24, 1955 in Istanbul. He graduated from Robert College in 1973. In 1978, he graduated from the State University of New York at Albany as a geologist. He graduated from this university in 1979.
In 1981, he started to work as an assistant in Istanbul Technical University ‘Mining Faculty General Geology Chair’. He received his doctorate from the State University of New York at Albany in 1982.
Chronology of Celal Şengör’s Academic Life
*In 1981, he started to work as an assistant in the general geology department of the Mining Faculty of Istanbul Technical University.
*He received his doctorate from the State University of New York at Albant in 1982.
*In 1984, he was awarded the President’s Award of the Geological Society of London.
*He was entitled to receive the TÜBİTAK science award in 1986.
*In 1986, he received the title of associate professor at ITU Mining Faculty, Geology Department.
*In 1988, he received the honorary doctorate degree from the Faculty of Science at the University of Neuchatel.
* In 1990, Academia Europaea became the first Turkish member.
He became an honorary member of the Austrian Geological Society in 1991.
*In 1991, he received the information age award from the Ministry of Culture.
* In 1992, he was awarded the title of Professor in the General Geology Department of the Faculty of Mines at ITU.
Celal Şengör’s Books
*Hasan Ali Yücel and the Turkish Enlightenment
*The Emerald Mirror: Essays on Scientific Thought
*A brief history of the idea of the evolution of life up to the end of Darwin’s time
*Istanbul Earthquake in 99 Pages
*Chat with Knowledge – Popular Science Articles
*The Genius Dictator
*Knowing the Fool
*Why Wasn’t Newton Turkish?
*How Does a Society Suicide?
*Universities in Hell
*The Magic of Science
Writer: Sinan Karadas