PROF.DR. NİYAZİ MERİÇ    
Name : NİYAZİ
Surname : MERİÇ
E-Mail : meric@ankara.edu.tr, niyazimeric@gmail.com
Phone Number : +90 (312) 212 03 84
Title : PROF.DR.
Unit : FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
Department : Institute of Nuclear Sciences
Personal Information

Research Areas

Ø  Dating: Luminescence dating of archeological and geological samples methods.

Ø  Retrospective Dosimetry: Using luminescence techniques to determine the dose of radiation after the nuclear accident.

Ø  Dosimetry: the patient and the environment to determine the radiation dose.

Ø  Monte Carlo Simulation Technique: mathematical phantom and patient doses calculated using the Monte Carlo method.

Education, degrees

Ø  1987-1990: Department of  physics, Ankara University, Graduate School of Science; M.A. Adviser Prof. Dr. Nuray Büget;  Masters Thesis: Determination of The Amount of Elements by Neutron Activation Analysis.

Ø  1990-1996: Department of  physics, Ankara University, Graduate School of Science; Ph.D. Adviser Prof. Dr. Nuray Büget;  Ph.D. Thesis: Application Of Monte Carlo Calculations To The Scatter Fraction and Dose Measurement.

Professional employment record

Ø  1986-1996: Research Assist. , Department of Physics, Faculty of Sciences, Ankara University.

Ø  1996-2000: Assist. Prof. Dr., Dept. of Physics, Faculty of Sciences, Ankara University.

Ø  2000- 2011: Assist. Prof. Dr, Dept. of Engineering Physics, Faculty of  Engineering, Ankara University.

Ø  2001-2004: Member of the Executive Board of Faculty of Engineering, Ankara University

Ø  2002-2005: Vice-Manager,  Ankara University, Continuing Education Center.

Ø  2011- .......: Assoc. Prof. Dr., Dept. of Engineering Physics, Faculty of  Engineering, Ankara  University.

Ø  2012 - ……: Member of the Executive Board of Geology Research & Application Center

Ø  2012 - ……: Member of the Executive Board of Superconducting Technology Application and  Research Center

Ø  2012 - ……: Ankara University, Director, Institute of Nuclear Sciences.

Ø  2012- …..: Ankara University, Senate Member.

Ph.D. Thesis

Ø  Eren Şahiner (2012 ) (TL/OSL and ESR methods used in paleoseismology studies: Kütahya-Simav and North Anatolian Fault Zone) , Ankara University, Graduate School of Science.

Ø  Mustafa Doğan (2011 ) ( Determination of equivalent doses in quartz ,feldspar minerals with pulsed laser stimulation and pulsed led stimulation) , Ankara University, Graduate School of Science.

Ø  Ülkü Rabia YÜCE (2010) (Development of Using Tooth and Bone Samples as Retrospective Dosimeter in Luminescence Techniques ) , Ankara University, Graduate School of Science.

Ø  Mehmet KOŞAL (2009)  (The Dating of  Some Archaeologic Tracies in Anatolia by Luminescence Method) , Ankara University, Graduate School of Science.

Ø  M. Altay Atlıhan (2008)  (The Examination of Some Fault Lines at The Aegean Graben System With Lüminescence Method) , Ankara University, Graduate School of Science.

MSc. Thesis

Ø  Selime Çoşkun (2015); “Use of BeO, OSL and LiF Dosimeter  in Radiotherapy Applications”. Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Science.

Ø  Sanaz Hendi (2015); “Investigation of  TLD-700 (LiF-7:Mg,Ti) dosemeters’ sensitivity to neutron dose and investigation of usability of TLD-700 for the purpose of dosimetry in linear accelerator devices  used in Radiotherapy” Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Science.

Ø  Merve Gündoğmuş (2015); “Investigation of Dosimetric Properties of Different Boron Compounds and Their Usability in Retrospective Dosimetry Field” Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Science.

Ø  Aytaç Barış (2013); (Investigation of  Graphite Doped Pencils Usability as Retrospective Dosimeter.), Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Science.

Ø  Aylin Karagöz ( 2011) ; (Investigation of Dosimetric Properties and Luminescence Sensitivity of Graphite Dopped Pencils) , Ankara University, Graduate School of Science.

Ø  Gül Bayramiye Özpek (2011); (Parameters Effecting Equivalent Dose in Luminescence Dating) , Ankara University, Graduate School of Science.

Ø  Eren Şahiner (2010); (True Coincidence Effects in Natural Radioactive Isotopes) , Ankara University, Graduate School of Science.

Ø  Cağın Güneş (2009); (Comparison of Sample Preparation Techniques which are used ın Dating with Luminescence Methods) , Ankara University, Graduate School of Science.

Ø  Mustafa Doğan (2008); (Multirate analyses and GIS application in the definition of  Radiation and Heavy Metal Pollution in the vicinity of Thermic  Powerhouse) , Ankara University, Graduate School of Science.

Ø  Songül BARLAZ (2005); (dose dıstırıbutıon and dose volume hıstogram comparıson of electron, photon and mıxed electron-photon ırradıatıon of ınternal mammary chaın lymph nodes  ın breast cancer) , Ankara University, Graduate School of Science.

Ø  Levent Ateş (2005); (Effect of different irradiation techniques on contralateral breast, lung and heart tissue dose in breast cancer radıotherapy) , Ankara University, Graduate School of Science.

Ø  Ülkü Rabia Yüce (2004); (Application of Monte Carlo Calculations to the Dose Measurements in Diagnostic Radiology) , Ankara University, Graduate School of Science.

Concluded  Project

Ø  Development of Luminesecence (TL/OSL) dating: Applications to quaternary sediments and ceramics, TUBITAK-214M014, Morocco Project, Director, 2015-2016.

Ø  Development of Using  as retrospective dosimeter and dating of  human teeth with Optically Stimulated Luminescence (OSL) and Thermoluminescence (TL) Techniques TUBITAK [TBAG - 108T042 ], Director, 2008 - 2010 .

Ø  The Dating of  Some  Archaeologic Tracies in Anatolia by Luminescence Method  A.Ü. Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences. Director, (2008) 2005K120140-BİYEP.

Ø  Optically Stimulated Luminescence and Thermoluminescence Dating of Necropol from Turkey, Director, (2007) [TURKISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY].

Ø  The Dating of Different Earthquake Traces in Kocadere Trench at Fault of Pamukkale Through   Optically Stimulated Luminensence (OSL), Director, (2005-2006). TUBITAK [ÇAYDAG -105Y006 ].

Ø  Pamukkale Fayı Kocedere Hendeğindeki Farklı Deprem İzlerinin Optik Uyarmalı Lüminesans  (OSL)  Yöntemiyle Tarihlenmesi, Director ,2006, Ankara Üniversitesi (BAP-2006074501)

Ø  An Approach for obtaining the transmitted radiation intensity through a scatterer, Director, (2001-2003) TUBITAK- [TBAG-2032 (101T053)].

Undergraduate Courses

Ø  Nuclear Physics

Ø  Medical Physics

Ø  Quantum Mechanics

Ø  Graduate Courses

Ø  Numerical Techniques in Physics I(C Programming)

Ø  Numerical Techniques in Physics II (Monte Carlo)

Ø  Numerical Analysis Techniques and Applications

PUBLICATIONS

o   Şule Kaya Keleş,  Niyazi Meriç,  George S. Polymeris, “Dose response on the 110 °C thermoluminescence peak of un-heated, synthetic Merck quartz”, July (2016), Physica B: Condensed Matter, Volume 493,  Pages 17–24.

                          doi:10.1016/j.physb.2016.04.011

o   G. Kitis, G.S. PolymerisE. SahinerN. MericV. Pagonis, “Influence of the infrared stimulation on the optically stimulated luminescence in four K-feldspar samples”, Journal of Luminescence, August (2016), Volume 176, Pages 32–39. 

                  doi:10.1016/j.jlumin.2016.02.023

o   Niyazi MeriçEren ŞahinerGeorgios S. Polymeris, “Thermally assisted OSL (TA-OSL) reproducibility in Al2O3:C and its implication on the corresponding thermoluminescence (TL) reproducibility”, Radiation Measurements, In Press, Accepted Manuscript (2016).                         

                                             §  doi:10.1016/j.radmeas.2015.12.015

o   G. Kitis, G.S. Polymeris, M. Prokic, N. Meric, V. Pagonis, “Prompt isothermal decay of thermoluminescence in MgB4O7:Dy,Na and LiB4O7:Cu,In dosimeters” Radiation Measurements,  January   (2016), Volume 84, Pages 15-25.

o   doi:10.1016/j.radmeas.2015.11.002

o   Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç , George S. Polymeris, “Impact of different mechanical pre-treatment to the EPR signals of human fingernails towards studying dose response and fading subjected to UV exposure or beta irradiation” Radiation Measurements, November  (2015), Volume 82, pages 40-46.

o   doi:10.1016/j.radmeas.2015.08.005

o   Serdar ŞAHİN,  A. Güneş TANIR , Niyazi MERİÇ , Ercan AYDINKARAHALİLOĞLU. “Measurement of radiation dose with BeO dosimeters using optically stimulated luminescence technique in radiotherapy applications”. Applied Radiation and Isotopes, September (2015). Volume 103, pages 31-36.

o   doi:10.1016/j.apradiso.2015.05.013

o   Georgios S. Polymeris, Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, George Kitis. “Thermal assistance in TA - OSL signals of feldspar and polymineral samples; comparison with the case of pure quartz”. Radiation Measurements (2015) Volume 81, Pages 270-274.

o   doi:10.1016/j.radmeas.2014.12.013

o   Niyazi Meriç, Eren Şahiner, Aytaç Baris, George S. Polymeris “Thermoluminescence Properties of Irradiated Commercial Color Pencils for Accidental Retrospective Dosimetry”  Applied Radiation and Isotopes (2015), Volume 99, pages 97-104.

o   doi:10.1016/j.apradiso.2015.02.022

o   Niyazi Meriç, Ülkü Rabia Yüce, Eren S¸ahiner, Aristis Damianidis, George S. Polymeris “Dose response and fading studies on de-proteinated tooth enamel after de-convolution using the sum of general order kinetics and a component for tunnelling recombination” Radiation Measurements (2015) Volume 81, Pages 257-261.  

o   doi:10.1016/j.radmeas.2014.12.003

o   Georgios S. Polymeris, Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, George Kitis “Experimental features of natural thermally assisted OSL (NTA-OSL) signal in various quartz samples; preliminary results “ Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, B  (2015),  Volume 349, Pages 24-30.

o   doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2015.01.079

o   E. Şahiner, N. Meriç, G. S. Polymeris, “Assessing the impact of increasing temperature IR stimulation to the OSL signal of quartz”, Radiation Measurements (2014), Volume 68, Pages 14-22.

o   doi:10.1016/j.radmeas.2014.06.006                                    

o   E. Şahiner, N. Meriç , “A trapezoid approach for the experimental total-to-peak efficiency curve used in the determination of true coincidence summing correction factors in a HPGe detector”,Radiation Physics and Chemistry (2014), Volume 96, Pages 50–55. 

o    doi:10.1016/j.radphyschem.2013.08.013                         .

o   M. Doğan, N. Meriç ,“650 nm laser stimulated dating from SIDE Antique Theatre, TURKEY”, Radiation Physics and Chemistry (2014), Volume 96, Pages 60–68.                                        .

o   doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radphyschem.2013.08.011

o   E. Şahiner, N. Meriç and S. Uygun,  "Luminescence (IRSL) dating of Yeni Rabat Church in Artvin, Turkey", Radiation Physics and Chemistry  (2013),  Volume 86,  PP 68–73.                      .

o   doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radphyschem.2013.02.011

o   E. Şahiner and  N. Meriç, "Infrared Stimulated Luminescence (IRSL) properties of natural aluminum corrosion", Geochronometria (2012), Volume 39, Number 3, 227-232.                      ,

o   doi:10.2478/s13386-012-0006-4.

o   Ç. Güneş, N. Meriç, “Comparison of Sample Preparation Techniques Used in Luminescence Dating Methods”, Çankaya University Journal of Science and Engineering (2011), Volume 8, No. 1, PP. 15-25.

o   M. Doğan, N. Meriç, Yusuf Kagan Kadioğlu, Refik Samet , “Gis Approach to Radioactive Contamination Around Seyitömer Thermic Powerhouse”, Journal of Science (2010), 21(2); pp 33-36.

o   U. R. Yuce , N. Meriç, O. Atakol, F. Yaşar. “dose response of hydrazine- deproteinated tooth enamel under blue light stimulation”, Radiation Measurements (2010), 45(7); pp 797–800.  [Tübitak Project -T-BAG

o   doi: 10.1016/j.radmeas.2010.03.005

o   N. Meriç, M. A. Atlıhan, M. Koşal, U. R. Yüce , A. Çınaroğlu. “Infrared Stimulated Luminescence and Thermoluminescence Dating of Archaeological Samples from Turkey”, Geochronometria (2009), 34 , pp 25-31. [Tübitak_Project-T-BAG-108T042].                               .             

o   doi:10.2478/v10003-009-0015-3 .

o   N. Meriç, M. Koşal, M. A. Atlıhan, U. R. Yuce. “OSL properties of anthropological bone and tooth”, Radiation Physics and Chemistry (2008), Vol. 77 No: 6, pp. 685-689.                                ,

o   doi:10.1016/j.radphyschem.2008.01.006

o   M. Atlıhan, N. Meriç, “Luminescence dating of a geological sample from Denizli – Turkey”, Applied Radiation and Isotopes (2008), Vol. 66 No: 1, pp. 69-74.                                                    .

o   doi:10.1016/j.apradiso.2007.07.020

o   N. Meriç, “An Approach For Obtaining The Transmıtted Radiation Intensity Through A Scatterer”, Czechoslovak Journal of Physics (2005), Vol. 55 No: 8. 1025–1038 (Tübitak Projesi - TBAG–2032 (101T053)).

o   doi: 10.1007/s10582-005-0101-3.

o   N. Meriç, U. R. Yuce, E. T. Ilgıt. “Radiation dose in balloon dacryocystoplasty: a study using rando phantoms and thermoluminescent dosimetry”, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology (2005), Vol.11, pp.166 – 169.

o   G. Tanır, N. Meriç, H. Aytekin, Ş. Okuducu. "A fitting procedure for palaeodose from old sandstone using IRSL", Czechoslovak Journal of Physics (2004), Vol. 54 No:9, pp. 941–946.      .

o   doi: 10.1023/B:CJOP.0000042646.80840.f7.

o   N. Meriç, "Calculation of Radiation dose to the lens of the eye using Monte carlo Simulation", Applied Radiation and Isotopes (2001), Vol. 55 No: 4, pp. 557 – 560,

o   doi: 10.1016/S0969-8043(00)00395-X.

o   K. E. Wilhelm, E. T. Ilgit, Dogan Bor, and N. Meric. “Radiation Dose in Fluoroscopically Guided Dacryocystoplasty • Dr Ilgit and colleagues respond“, Radiology (2001), Vol. 219 No: 2, pp. 577–578.

o   http://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/radiology.219.2.r01ma31577

o   E.T. Ilgıt, N. Meric, D. Bor, I. Öznur, Ö.Konus, S.Işık. “Balloon Dacryocystoplasty: Radiation dose to the lens of the eye”,  Radiology (2000), Vol. 217 No: 1, pp. 54–57.

o   DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1148/radiology.217.1.r00oc0454

o   N. Meriç, D. Bor, N.Buget. "Determination of scatter fractions of some materials by experimental studies and Monte Carlo calculations", Applied Radiation and Isotopes (1999), Vol. 52 No:2, pp. 161-167.

o   doi:10.1016/S0969-8043(98)00160-2

o   H.Aktaş, N.Büget, A.K.Çifçi, N. Meriç, S. Sultansoy, Ö. Yavaş. "New Tool "Old" Nuclear Physics: FEL g-Nucleus Colliders", Nuclear Instruments and methods in physics research section A. (1999), Vol.428 No:2–3, 271–275.

o   Doi:10.1016/S0168-9002(99)00137-0

o   N. Meriç, D. Bor, E.T. Ilgıt, İ.İ. Öznur, N. Büget. "Comparison of eye lens dose measurement techniques in imaging and interventions of the lacrimal drainage system", Physica Medica (1998), Vol.14 No: 3 pp. 95–100.

o   N. Meriç, D. Bor, N. Buget, M. Özkırlı. "The use of Monte Carlo technique for the determination of tissue-air ratios in diagnostic energy range", Physica Medica (1998), Vol.14 No:1,pp.3–8.

 (In Turkish)

Ø  M. Doğan, N. Meriç. "Usage of Optically Stimulated Luminescence in Dating in Inorganic Materials", Turkish Journal of Forensic Sciences. Volume 11, No: 4, pp: 19-23.  2012.

Ø  N. Meriç, M. A. Atlıhan, M. Koşal, “Optik Uyarmalı Lüminesansın İnorganik Materyellerin Tarihlendirilmesinde Kullanımı” , Adli Bilimler Dergisi, Vol. 5, No: 3, Sayfa: 29 - 33, 2006.

Ø  M. Özkırlı, D. Bor, N. Meriç, N. Büget, H. Bayhan. "Doz Kalibratörlerinin performans özelliklerinin karşılaştırılması." Turkish journal of nuclear medicine, Vol. 4 Sayfa: 143, 1995.

Ø  D. Bor, G.Buyan, N. Meriç. "Tanısal Radyolojide radyasyondan korunmada yeni kavramlar I." Turkish Journal of Diagnostic and İnterventional Radiology, Vol. 2,No: 1, Sayfa: A5, March 1996.

Ø  D. Bor, G.Buyan, N. Meriç. "Tanısal Radyolojide radyasyondan korunmada yeni kavramlar II." Turkish Journal of Diagnostic and İnterventional Radiology, Vol. 2, No 2, Sayfa: A5, March 1996.

International  Congress / Conference / Meeting

Ø Niyazi Meriç, Invited Speaker, “Education and Training in the Nuclear Field”, IPCAP 2016, International Physics Conference at the Anatolian Peak, Erzurum / Turkiye, February 25-27, 2016.

Ø Niyazi Meriç, Eren Şahiner, George S. Polymeris; “Thermoluminescence (TL) reproducibility after thermally assisted OSL (TA-OSL) measurements in Al2O3:C”; LUMDETR 2015, 9th International Conference on Luminescent Detectors and Transformers of Ionizing Radiation; Tartu / Estonia , September 20-25, 2015.

Ø Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, George Kitis, George S. Polymeris; “Preliminary results on De-Convolution Analysis of Post IR-IRSL signals applied to various K-feldspars using tunnelling recombination components”; LUMDETR 2015, 9th International Conference on Luminescent Detectors and Transformers of Ionizing Radiation; Tartu / Estonia , September 20-25, 2015.

Ø George S. Polymeris, Niyazi Meriç, Eren Şahiner, George Kitis; “Thermally assisted OSL (TA-OSL) from Very Deep Traps (VDT); an overview “; LUMDETR 2015, 9th International Conference on Luminescent Detectors and Transformers of Ionizing Radiation; Tartu / Estonia , September 20-25, 2015.

Ø Niyazi MERİÇ, Merve Gundogmus, Şule Kaya-Keleş, George S. Polymeris; “Luminescence Dosimetric Properties of borate minerals; the cases of ulexite and colemanite”; Lumidoz 9: The 9th international conference on luminescence and ESR dosimetry, Antalya / Turkey - September 2-4, 2015.

Ø George S. Polymeris, Niyazi Meriç, Eren Şahiner; “Stimulating Very Deep Traps (VDT) of Various Phosphors Using Thermally Assisted OSL (TA-OSL); Current Results”; Lumidoz 9: The 9th international conference on luminescence and ESR dosimetry, Antalya / Turkey - September 2-4, 2015.

Ø Şule Kaya-Keleş, Niyazi Meriç, George S. Polymeris; “Dose response curves of synthetic merck quartz; towards a supralinearity study” Lumidoz 9: The 9th international conference on luminescence and ESR dosimetry, Antalya / Turkey - September 2-4, 2015.

Ø  N.Meriç, “The Role of Computer-Based Educational Laboratories in Nuclear Engineering University Programmes”, National Research Nuclear University “MEPhI” , 17-19 March 2015 , Moscow. Russian Federation.

Ø  G.S. Polymeris, N. Meriç, E. Şahiner, G. Kitis; “Thermally assisted OSL (TA-OSL) from Very Deep Traps (VDT); an overview” International Conference on Luminescence and its Applications (ICLA-2015)" Bangalore-India, 9-12  February 2015,

Ø  Niyazi MERİÇ, Eren ŞAHİNER, Aytaç BARIŞ, George S. POLYMERİS; “Accidental retrospective dosimetry using the 270 °c thermoluminescence peak in color pencils” The German LED conference on Luminescence and ESR dating; Rauischholzhausen / Gießen / Germany; 14 -16. November 2014.

Ø  Eren ŞAHİNER, Niyazi MERİÇ, Engin AŞLAR, George S. POLYMERIS ; “Preliminary results towards the de-convolution analysis of thermally assisted optically stimulated luminescence (ta-osl) in natural quartz” The German LED conference on Luminescence and ESR dating; Rauischholzhausen / Gießen / Germany; 14 -16. November 2014.

Ø  George S. Polymeris, Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç;” Thermally assisted OSL (TA-OSL) from Very Deep Traps” The German LED conference on Luminescence and ESR dating; Rauischholzhausen / Gießen / Germany; 14 -16. November 2014.

Ø  V. Giannoulatou, A. Kyriakidou, I.K. Sfamba, G. Theodorou, G. Kitis, K.M. Paraskevopoulos, E. Şahiner, N. Meriç, G.S. Polymeris. “Bioactivity characterization of 45S5 bioactive material by applying luminescence; comparison with the case of 58S bioactive glass”. 26th Symposium and Annual Meeting of International Society for Ceramics in Medicine (BIOCERAMICS 26), Barcelona, Spain , 06–08. November 2014.

Ø  Niyazi Meriç, Ülkü Rabia Yüce, Aristis Damianidis, George S. Polymeris. “Dose response of hydrazine de-proteinated tooth enamel after de-convolution using the sum of general order kinetics and a component for tunnelling recombination”, 14th International Conference on  Luminescence and Electron Spin  Resonance Dating (LED 2014) Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 7-11, 2014.

Ø  Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, George S. Polymeris.“Comparison of several, independent equivalent dose values determined by luminescence and esr techniques for geological dating studies using sedimentary volcanic quartz and polymineral samples”, 14th International Conference on  Luminescence and Electron Spin  Resonance Dating (LED 2014) Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 7-11, 2014. 

Ø  George S. Polymeris, Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, George Kitis. ”Experimental features of natural thermally assisted OSL (NTA-OSL) signal in both quartz and polymineral samples; preliminary results”, 14th International Conference on  Luminescence and Electron Spin  Resonance Dating (LED 2014) Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 7-11, 2014.

Ø  Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, George S. Polymeris; “An alternative approach for the experimental total-to-peak (TTP) efficiency curve used in the calculation of true coincidence correction factors in a HPGe detector ”, Nuba Conference Series-1: Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics, Adrasan-Antalya/Turkey - September 15-21, 2014.

Ø  George S. Polymeris, Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, “Luminescence detectors for setting bounds on dark matter particle characteristics”, Nuba Conference Series-1: Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics, Adrasan-Antalya/Turkey - September 15-21, 2014.

Ø  Niyazi Meriç, Eren Şahiner, Aytaç Barış,George S. Polymeris; “Luminescence properties of irradiated commercial colour pencils for retrospective radiation dosimetry”, International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8) , Ankara, August 27 – 29, 2014.

Ø  Engin Aşlar, Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, George S. Polymeris, George Kitis,  “De-convolution analysis of natural thermally assisted osl signal from quartz” , International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8) , Ankara, August 27 – 29, 2014.

Ø  Ayşe Güneş Tanır, Özge Güleç, Eren Şahiner, Mustafa Hicabi Bölükdemir, Kemal Koç, Niyazi Meriç, Şule Kaya Keleş; “Direct determination of radiation dose in human blood” , International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8) , Ankara, August 27 – 29, 2014.

Ø  Sanaz Hendi, George S. Polymeris, Şule Kaya Keleş, Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç; “Neutron dose measurements in mixed gamma-neutron field using TLD-600 and TLD-700”, International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8) , Ankara, August 27 – 29, 2014.

Ø  Şule Kaya-Keleş, George S. Polymeris, Niyazi Meriç; “Dose response correlation between TL peaks at high temperatures and component resolved OSL signals of quartz samples”, International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8) , Ankara, August 27 – 29, 2014.

Ø  G. S. Polymeris, E. Şahiner, N. Meriç, G. Kitis, E. Theodosoglou, A. Koroneos, K.M. Paraskevopoulos; “Correlation of k-feldspar structural state characteristics and luminescence features” , International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8) , Ankara, August 27 – 29, 2014.

Ø  G. S. Polymerıs,M.Ö. Daş, Ş. Kaya Keleş,  E. Şahiner, N. Meriç, V. Gıannoulatou, A. Kyrıakıdou, I.K. Sfampa, G. Theodorou, O.M. Goudourı,G. Kitis, K.M. Paraskevopoulos; “Bioactivity characterization of 45s5 bioactive material using TL/OSL and EPR”, International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8) , Ankara, August 27 – 29, 2014.

Ø  Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, George S. Polymeris; “Multiple equivalent dose estimations using OSL, IRSL and ESR with emphasis on the IRSL at elevated temperatures and the thermally assisted OSL signal from very deep traps” , International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8) , Ankara, August 27 – 29, 2014.

Ø  M. A. Atlıhan, N. Meriç; “Farklı yöntemlerle tespit edilen yıllık doz değerlerinin tarihlendirmeye etkisi” , International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8) , Ankara, August 27 – 29, 2014.

Ø  Mustafa Doğan, Niyazi Meriç, Eren Şahiner, H.Gökhan İlk; “ELSEC- 9010 OSL cihazı için yeni donanım ve yazılım arabirimlerinin geliştirilmesi” , International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8) , Ankara, August 27 – 29, 2014.

Ø  Niyazi Meriç, “Toplu Gömülerde Tarihlendirme”, Kosova – Türkiye Adli Bilimler Günleri, Prizren - Kosova, 12 – 14 Ağustos 2014, Çağrılı Konuşmacı.

Ø  Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç. “Adli Dozimetri”, Kosova – Türkiye Adli Bilimler Günleri, Prizren -  Kosova, 12 – 14 Ağustos 2014.

Ø  Niyazi Meriç, Ülkü Rabia Yüce, Aristis Damianidis, George S. Polymeris. “Dose response of hydrazine de-proteinated tooth enamel after de-convolution using the sum of general order kinetics and a component for tunnelling recombination”, 14th International Conference on  Luminescence and Electron Spin  Resonance Dating (LED 2014) Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 7-11, 2014.

Ø  Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, George S. Polymeris.“Comparison of several, independent equivalent dose values determined by luminescence and esr techniques for geological dating studies using sedimentary volcanic quartz and polymineral samples”, 14th International Conference on  Luminescence and Electron Spin  Resonance Dating (LED 2014) Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 7-11, 2014. 

Ø  George S. Polymeris, Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç, George Kitis. ”Experimental features of natural thermally assisted OSL (NTA-OSL) signal in both quartz and polymineral samples; preliminary results”, 14th International Conference on  Luminescence and Electron Spin  Resonance Dating (LED 2014) Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 7-11, 2014.

Ø  N. Meriç , Ulku Rabia Yuce, Orhan Atakol, Fusun Yasar. "Investigation on OSL sensitivity of hydrazine deproteinated tooth enamel" APLED-2, PRL, Ahmedabad-India 12-15 Novamber 2009.

Ø  N. Meriç, Ü. R. Yüce, O. Atakol, F. Yaşar. “osl analysıs of deproteınated tooth enamel” UK luminescence and ESR meeting, Royal Holloway, University of London, England, 25 – 29 Ağustos 2009.

Ø  N. Meriç. “Optically stimulated luminescence properties of anthropological samples”, 12th International Conference on Luminescence and Electron Spin Resonance Dating (LED 2008), Peking University, China, 18 – 22 Eylül 2008.

Ø  M. Doğan, N. Meriç, Y. K. Kadıoğlu. “ GIS Application in the Definition of Radiation and Heavy Metal Pollution in the vicinity of Seyitömer Thermic Powerhouse” , The Fifth Eurasian Conference Nuclear Science and its Application , Ankara – Turkey, 14 – 17 October 2008.

Ø  N. Meriç. “The Transmitted Radiation intensity Through a Scatterer”, The Fourth Eurasian Conference Nuclear Science and its Application , October, Baku, Azerbaijan, 31 - 3 November 2006.

Ø  M. A. Atlıhan, M. Koşal, N. Meriç. ‘’The Determination of Equivalent Dose And Annual Dose in Geologıcal Samples’’, The Fourth Eurasian Conference Nuclear Science and its Application, Baku, Azerbaijan, October 31 - 3 November 2006.

Ø  M. Koşal, M.A. Atlıhan, N. Meriç. ‘’The Determınation of Equivalent Dose And Annual Dose in Archaeological Sherds’’, The Fourth Eurasian Conference Nuclear Science and its Application, Baku, Azerbaijan, October 31 - 3 November 2006.

Ø  Ü.R.Yüce, N. Meriç. “Application of Monte Carlo Calculations to The Dose Measurements”, The Fourth Eurasian Conference Nuclear Science and its Application , Baku, Azerbaijan, October 31 - 3 November 2006.

Ø  N. Meriç, M. Koşal, M. A.Atlıhan. ‘’The Determination of Annual Dose Through Low Level Alpha Counter’’, The Fourth Eurasian Conference Nuclear Science and its Application, Baku, Azerbaijan, October 31 - 3 November 2006.

Ø  M. Sahin, N. Meriç, M. Babadaş, S.Görgün. "Patient, personal and environment dose evaluations with intraoral radiography".7th Congress of the Balkan Stomatological Society. Kuşadası, TURKEY, March 28-30 2002.

Ø  S.Okuducu, N. Meriç, H.Aytekin and G.Tanır. “An application of fitting procedures for old sediment samples to be dated” 10th international conference on luminescence and electron spin resonance dating” LED 2002; Reno, Nevada, June 24-28, 2002.

Ø  N. Meriç, H. Aytekin, Ş. Okuyucu and G. Tanır. “Dating of sandstones by use of IR Luminescence”, Firs Hellenic – Turkish international physics conference, Bodrum-Turkey and Kos-Greece, 10-15 Septenber 2001.

Ø  E.T.Ilgıt, N. Meriç, D.Bor, O.L.konus, S.Işık. "Radiation dose to the lens of the eye during balloon dacryocystoplasty". Europen congress of radiology. Vienna, March 1999.

National  Congress / Conference / Meeting ( In Turkish)

Ø  Niyazi Meriç, “Toplu Gömülerde Tarihlendirme”, Kosova – Türkiye Adli Bilimler Günleri, Prizren - Kosova, 12 – 14 Ağustos 2014, Çağrılı Konuşmacı.

Ø  Eren Şahiner, Niyazi Meriç. “Adli Dozimetri”, Kosova – Türkiye Adli Bilimler Günleri, Prizren -  Kosova, 12 – 14 Ağustos 2014.

Ø  G. S. Polymeris, N. Meriç, ” Nuclear Forensics; a summary with special focus on the perspective of trapped charge dosimetry methods” , 11. Uluslararası Anadolu Adli Bilimler kongresi,  23-25 Ekim 2014,  Bayburt.

Ø  N. Meriç,” Toplu Gömülerde Tarihlendirme” 2. Ulusal Felaket Kurbanlarının Kimliklendirilmesi (f2k) Kongresi, 20-21 EYLÜL 2014 ANKARA, Çağrılı Konuşmacı.

Ø  N.Meriç, “Toplu Mezarların Tarihlendirilmesi”, Adli Bilimler Bahar Sempozyumu, 8-11 Mayıs 2014 - Marmaris, Çağrılı Konuşmacı.

Ø  N.Meriç. "Tarihlendirme", Eylül 2012, LUMIDOZ VI- Çeşme, Çağrılı Konuşmacı.

Ø  N.Meriç, M.Doğan, E.Şahiner, U.Yargıçoğlu, H. Külekçi, H.G.İlk. " ELSEC 9010 OSL Sisteminde Kullanılan Yazılımın Güncellenmesi ve Geliştirilmesi" Eylül 2012, LUMIDOZ VI- Çeşme

Ø  E.Şahiner, M.Doğan, N.Meriç."Artvin Yeni Rabat Kilisesinden Alınan Örneklerin Lüminesans Yöntemler Kullanılarak Tarihlendirilmesi" Eylül 2012, LUMIDOZ VI- Çeşme

Ø  M.Doğan, E.Şahiner, N.Meriç."Puls Uyarmalı Luminesans Okuma Başlığı Tasarımı" Eylül 2012, LUMIDOZ VI- Çeşme

Ø  M. A. Atlihan, E. Şahiner, N. Meriç. "OSL Tarihlendirme Çalışmalarında Kullanılan Farklı Normalizasyon Tekniklerinin Eşdeğer Doza Etkisi" Eylül 2012, LUMIDOZ VI- Çeşme

Ø  Ü.R. Yüce, N. Meriç. "Diş ve Kemik Örneklerinin Lüminesans Tekniklerde Geriye Dönük (Retrospektif) Dozimetre Olarak Kullanımının Geliştirilmesi " Eylül 2010, LUMIDOZ IV- Gaziantep.

Ø  N. Meriç. “Lüminesans Yöntemlerle Tarihlendirme” 30 Nisan 2010 Gaziantep, Gaziantep Üniversitesi, Mühendislik Fakültesi. Panalist ve Çağrılı Konuşmacı.

Ø  N. Meriç. “Antropolojik ve Arkeolojik Materyalde Lüminesans Yöntemle Tarihlendirme” 2 Mart 2010 Burdur, Mehmet Akif Ersoy Üniversitesi, Fen Edebiyat Fakültesi. Panalist ve Çağrılı Konuşmacı.

Ø  E. Şahiner, M.Doğan, N.Meriç. “Doğada Oksitlenmiş Bazı Metallerin Lüminesans Özellikleri” LUMIDOZ III Kongresi, Bodrum, 28-30 Eylül 2009.

Ø  Karagöz, Ç. Güneş, N.Meriç. “Eleme İşleminin TL ve OSL Sinyallerine Etkisi”  LUMIDOZ III Kongresi, Bodrum, 28-30 Eylül 2009.

Ø  Ç. Güneş, A.Karagöz, N.Meriç. “Lüminesans Teknikler Kullanılarak Yapılan Tarihlendirme Çalışmalarında Farklı Numune Hazırlama Yöntemlerinin Karşılaştırılması”  LUMIDOZ III Kongresi, Bodrum, 28-30 Eylül 2009.

Ø  G. Özpek, N.Meriç. “Mardin Sıhhi Emir Hamamı’nın Tarihlendirilmesi” LUMIDOZ III Kongresi, Bodrum, 28-30 Eylül 2009.

Ø  M.Koşal, N.Meriç.“Mardin’deki Bazı Tarihi Yapılardan Alınan Örneklerin Lüminesans Yöntemlerle Yaş Tayini” LUMIDOZ III Kongresi, Bodrum, 28-30 Eylül 2009.

Ø  M.Doğan, N.Meriç.“Termik Santral Çevresinde Aktivite Dağılımı” Lümidoz III Kongresi, Bodrum, 28-30 Eylül 2009.

Ø  N. Meriç. “Arkeolojik Alanlarda Lüminesans Yöntemlerle Tarihlendirme”. 6 Kasım 2009 Eskişehir, Anadolu Üniversitesi, Edebiyat Fakültesi. Panalist ve Çağrılı Konuşmacı.

Ø  N.Meriç. “Bir maddeyi geçen radyasyonun şiddetindeki azalma” LUMIDOZ I Toplantısı, Ankara - ODTÜ Fizik Bölümü, 10-12 Eylül 2007, Çağrılı konuşmacı.

Ø  N. Meriç. “OSL (Optik Uyarmalı Lüminesans) Yöntemi ile tarihlendirme” V. Anadolu Adli Bilimler Kongresi, SAMSUN, 08 - 10 Eylül 2006. çağrılı konuşmacı ve panelist.

Ø  N. Meriç. “Topraktan Yapılmış Arkeolojik Buluntuların ve İskeletlerin OSL (Optik Uyarmalı Luminesans) Yöntemi İle Tarihlendirilmesi” III. Kapadokya Adli Bilimler Sempozyumu (Adli Antropoloji), 17-19 Kasım 2006, Avanos, çağrılı konuşmacı.

Ø  N. Meriç. “Nükleer Silahlar ve Tehditin Değerlendirmesi” Nükleer, Biyolojik ve Kimyasal Silahlar (NBC) Sempozyumu, Çorlu, Mayıs, 2005. çağrılı konuşmacı.

Ø  Ü. R. Yüce, N. Meriç, “Balloon Dacryoplasty: Göz merceği ve tiroid dozunun deneysel ve teorik hesabı” IX Ulusal Nükleer Bilimler ve Teknolojileri Kongresi, İZMİR, 14–16 Eylül 2005.

Ø  M. Gülay, Ö. Çiftci, N. Meriç. “TLD-100 Dozimetrilerinin Farklı Kaynak, Enerji ve Doza Olan Tepkileri ile Çevre Dozunun Belirlenmesinde Kullanılması”. VIII Ulusal Medikal Fizik Kongresi, İstanbul,2001.

Ø  H. Şen, N. Meriç, Ü.R. Yüce. “Bir Feldspat Numunenin OSL Cihazında Okuma Zamanının Belirlenmesi”. VIII Ulusal Medikal Fizik Kongresi, İstanbul,2001.

Ø  N. Meriç, D. Bor. "Deneysel ve Monte Carlo yöntemi ile Bazı Maddelerin Saçılma kesrinin Hesaplanması." II. Kızılırmak Uluslararası Fen Bilimleri Kongresi, Kırıkkale, 1998.

Ø  M. Özkırlı, N. Meriç, D. Bor. "Medical Radyolojide Film Seçimi. II. Kızılırmak Uluslararası Fen Bilimleri Kongresi, Kırıkkale, 1998.

Ø  N. Meriç, D. Bor, M. Özkırlı, N. Büget, H. Bayhan. "Nukleer Tıp Bolumlerinde doz dağılımının saptanması." 8. Ulusal Nükleer. Tıp Kongresi, İstanbul, 1994.

Ø  M. Özkırlı, D. Bor, N. Meriç, N. Büget, H. Bayhan. “Doz kalipratörlerinin performans özelliklerinin karşılaştırılması”. 8. Ulusal Nükleer. Tıp Kongresi, İstanbul, 1994.

International Activities

Ø  the ABDUS SALAM INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS (2008) Workshop on Nuclear Reaction Data for Advanced Reactor Technologies.

Ø  the ABDUS SALAM INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS (2006) Nuclear Structure and Decay Data: Theory and Evaluation.

Ø  the ABDUS SALAM INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS (2003); College on Medical Physics.

Arranged The National / International Events

Ø  Summer School of Nuclear Sciences and Applications, TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of turkey) Project, Director, 9-16 Haziran 2015.

Ø  International Conference on Luminescence and ESR Dosimetry (LumiDoz 8), Ankara Üniversity, TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of turkey) Project, Director,  Ankara , August 27 – 29, 2014.

Ø  Nuclear Forensic Sciences Summer School, TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of turkey) Project,  Director, Manavgat, September 7-14,  2014.

Ø  Applied Dosimetry and Dating (Luminescent & ESR) Summer School, Ankara University, TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of turkey) Project , Director, Institute of Nuclear Sciences,  August 26-31, 2013.

Ø  Radiation and Nuclear Energy Conference, Director, Ankara University, Tandogan Campus. November 9, 2013.

Fellowships

Ø  Şangay Jiao Tong Üniversity, china (2011), Post-Doctoral Research Abroad Fellowship (12 months) / TUBITAK.

Scientific Journals

Ø  Journal of Nuclear Sciences (Editor)

Ø  Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Journal of Toxicology

Ø  Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Journal of Forensic Sciences

Ø  British Journal of Applied Science & Technology