ASSIST.PROF.DR. MESUT YILMAZ    
Name : MESUT
Surname : YILMAZ
E-Mail : mesutyilmaz@ankara.edu.tr
Phone Number : 312-2126720/1316
Title : ASSIST.PROF.DR.
Unit :
Department : Department of Astronomy and Space Sciences
Personal Information

Name, Surname: YILMAZ, Mesut


Adress:  Ankara University, Faculty of Science

                 Department of Astronomy and Space Science

                 Degol Cad., TR-06100 Tandogan-ANKARA-TURKEY


Phone:  +90.312.2126720 (ext.1316)

e-mail: mesutyilmaz@ankara.edu.tr

Current Position: Assistant Professor

 

Education:

  • 1997-2001 Astronomy & Space Sciences Dept, Ankara University, Faculty of Science (Bachelor´s Degree) Graduation Thesis: “Cataclismic Variable Stars”
  • 2001-2004  Astronomy & Space Sciences Dept, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Ankara University (Master´s degree) MSc Thesis: “On the Application of “NIGHTFALL” code to Obtain Light Curve Solutions of Close Binary Stars”
  • 2004- 2011  Astronomy & Space Sciences Dept, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Ankara University (PhD student) PhD Thesis: “Exoplanet Searches Araound G-type Giant Stars with Precise Radial Velocity Measurement Techniques ”

 

Scholarships and Honours:

  • European Union Lifelong Learning/Erasmus Program: 5 months at Heidelberg University (Germany), February 2008 – July 2008.
  •  NAOJ (National Astronomical Observatory of Japan)  Research Grant: 1 month at Tokyo - Mitaka, July 2009- August 2009.
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology Research Grant: 15 days at Tokyo, 1 – 14 July 2010
  • The Bet Presentation Grant in XVII. Turkish  National Meeting: 31 August – 4 September 2010, Adana, Turkey
  • TÜBİTAK BİDEP-2218 Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship Program at Ege University, İzmir, Turkey: 15 months

Areas of Interest for Research:

  • Extrasolar Planets
  • Star formation and evolution
  • Spectral analysis of stars
  • Close binary systems

 

Research Projects:

  1. 2012, TUBITAK National Observatory, “TUG Planet Search Program: Search for Planets around G-type Giants-III”, Project No: 12BRTT150-245-1
  2. 2009, TUBITAK National Observatory, “TUG Planet Search Program: Search for Planets around G-type Giants-II”, Project No: 09ARTT150-439-2
  3. 2008, TUBITAK National Observatory, “TUG Planet Search Program: Search for Planets around G-type Giants”, Project No: TUG_RTT150.08.47
  4. 2008, TUBITAK National Observatory, “Test Observations of Precise Radial Velocity Measurements with an Iodine Cell for Exoplanet Searches II”, Project No: TUG_RTT150.08.11
  5. 2007, TUBITAK National Observatory, “Test Observations of Precise Radial Velocity Measurements with an Iodine Cell for Exoplanet Searches”, Project No: TUG_RTT150.07.47
  6. 2007, TUBITAK National Observatory, “High Resolution Spectroscopic Observation of Some Early Type Supergiant Stars”, Project No: TUG_RTT150.07.17
  7. 2007, TUBITAK National Observatory, “Low Resolution Spectroscopic Observation of Some Early Type Supergiant Stars”, Project No: TUG_RTT150.07.18
  8. 2007, TUBITAK National Observatory, “Spectral Determination by Low Resolution Spectroscopic Observation of Some Stars”, Project No: TUG_RTT150.07.19
  9. 2005, TUBITAK National Observatory, “CCD observation of  AH Cam, OV Vir stars having Blazhko effect”, Project No: TUG_T40.241
  10. 2005, TUBITAK National Observatory, “Light curve observation of close binary systems”, Project No: TUG_T40.222
  11. 2004, TUBITAK National Observatory, “Light curve observation of close binary systems”, Project No: TUG_T40.209
  12. 2003, TUBITAK National Observatory, “Light curve observation of close binary systems”, Project No: TUG_T40.172
  13. 2003, TUBITAK National Observatory, “Light curve observation of close binary systems”, Project No: TUG_T40.172

Publications:

2013

  • M. Yılmaz, S. O. Selam, B. Sato, H. Izumiura, I. Bikmaev, H. Ando,E. Kambe, and V. Keskin, "Extrasolar Planet Searches at TUG: Test Observations and Capabilities", 2013, New Astronomy, 20, 24
  • G. Djurasevic, Ö. Baştürk, O. Latkovic, M. Yılmaz, Ş. Çalışkan, T. Tanrıverdi, H. V. Şenavcı, T. Kılıçoğlu, and F. Ekmekçi, "Photometrıc Analysıs Of HS Aqr, EG Cep, VW LMi, AND DU Boo", 2013, AJ, 145, 80

 

2012

  • F. Ekmekçi, A. Elmaslı, M. Yılmaz, T. Kılıçoğlu, T. Tanrıverdi, Ö. Baştürk, H.V. Şenavcı, Ş. Çalışkan, B. Albayrak, S.O. Selam, "Physical parameters of some close binaries: ET Boo, V1123 Tau, V1191 Cyg, V1073 Cyg and V357 Peg", 2012, New Astronomy, 17, 603
  • Yılmaz, Mesut, "Exoplanet Searches Around G-Type Giant Stars with Precise Radial Velocity Measurements", 2012, PASP, 124, 798


2011

  • G. Djuraševic, M. Yılmaz, Ö. Baştürk, T. Kılıçoğlu, O. Latkovic, and Ş. Çalışkan, "Physical parameters of close binaries QX Andromedae, RW Comae Berenices, MR Delphini, and BD +07 3142", 2011, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 525, 66

2010

  • M. Yılmaz ve S.O. SELAM, "Hassas Dikine Hız Ölçümü ile Güneş Sistemi Dışı Gezegen Araştırmaları (Extrasolar Planet Searches with Precise Radial Velocity)", 2010, XVII. National Astronomy Meeting, Çukurova.Üniversity., 31 August - 4 September, Adana, p: 510

 

2009

  • "New Times of Minima of Some Eclipsing Binary Stars and Maxima of Pulsating Stars",  Yilmaz, M.; Basturk, O.; Alan, N.; Senavci, H. V.; Tanriverdi, T.; Kilicoglu, T.; Caliskan, S.; Celik, L.; Aydin, G.; Cakan, D.; Bilgic, D.; Ulus, N. D.; Elmasli, A.; Selam, S. O.; Albayrak, B.; Ekmekci, F., 2009, IBVS no:5887.
  • Selim O. SELAM, Mesut YILMAZ, Hideyuki IZUMIURA, Ilfan BIKMAEV, Bun'ei SATO, Eiji KAMBE, Varol KESKIN, Precise Radial Velocity Measurements: Key to Discover Low-mass Companions and Exoplanets Around Stars, Proceedings of a conference held June 8-12, 2009 in Brno, Czech Republic. Edited by Andrej Prša and Miloslav Zejda, 2010,  ASPC, 43, 413

2008

  • "Güneş Sistemi Dışı Gezegen Araştırmaları ve Bu Alanda TUG’da İlk Adımlar (Extrasolar Planet Searches and First Steps at TUG)", S. O. Selam, M. Yılmaz, H. Izumiura, I. Bikmaev, V. Keskin, B. Sato, E. Kambe, K. Yakut, 2008, Proceeding of 16th National Astronomy Meeting, Ç. O.M. Ü. Yayınları, no:37, p.208

2007 

  • "Photoelectric Minima of Some Eclipsing Binary Stars", Senavci, H. V., Tanriverdi, T., Torun, E.; Elmasli, A., Kilicoglu, T., Cinar, D., Sipahioglu, S., Alan, N., Colak, T., Yilmaz, M., Ulus, N. D., Basturk, O., Caliskan, S., Aydin, G., Ekmekci, F., Albayrak, B., Selam, S. O.,  2007, IBVS no:5754.

2006

  • "SW Lac’ın Uzun Dönemli Işık Değişimi (Long Period Variation of the Light Curve of SW Lac)", M. Yılmaz, B. Albayrak, S.O. Selam, 2006, Proceeding of 15th National Astronomy Meeting, Istanbul Kultur Unv., İKÜ yayınları, no:60, p.931

2005

  • "A Photometric Study of Eclipsing Binary V351 Pegasi" B. Albayrak, G. Djurasevic, S.O. Selam, O. Atanackovic-Vukmanovic, M. Yılmaz, 2005, NewAstr, 10, 163
  • "Photometric Solution of the Eclipsing Binary V351 Pegasi" B. Albayrak, G. Djurasevic, S. Selam, M. Yilmaz, S. Erkapic, O. Aksu, T. Tanriverdi, 2005, Ap&SS, 296, 293
  • "First Ground-Based Photometry and Light Curve Analysis of the Recently Discovered Contact Binary HX UMa" S. Selam, B. Albayrak, M. Yilmaz, H.V. Senavci, İ. Özavci, C. Çetintas, 2005, Ap&SS, 296, 305
  • "Photoelectric Minima of Some Eclipsing Binary Stars" Aksu, O.. Özavci, İ., Yuce, K., Tanriverdi, T., Şenavcı, H. V., Yilmaz, M., Kara, A., Kaya, F., Helvaci, M., Cetintas, C., Cinar, D., Ozuyar, D., Basturk, O., Aydin, E., Atlagan, O., Sener, H. T., Kabadayi, O., Yelkenci, K., Evin, B.,  2005, IAU-IBVS, no:5588
  • "UV Leonis Çift Yıldızının BV Işık Eğrisi Analizi (BV Light Curve Analysis of UV Leonis Binary System)", Albayrak, B., Yılmaz, M., 2005, Çankaya University Journal of Arts and Sciences, iss. 4, p. 11.

2004

  • "AR Aur ve UV Leo Çift Sistemlerinin Dönem Değişimi (Period Variation of AR Aur and UV Leo Binary System)", A. Elmaslı, İ. Özavcı, T. Tanrıverdi, A. Kara, M. Yılmaz, H.V. Şenavcı, O. Aksu, C. Çetintaş, T. Ak, S.O. Selam, B. Albayrak, 2007,  Proceeding of 14th National Astronomy Meeting, Ulusal Astronomi Kongresi Tebliğleri, s.254.
  • "AM Leo ve TX Her Çift Sistemlerinin Dönem Değişimi (Period Variation of AM Leo and TX Her Binary System)", İ. Özavcı, A. Elmaslı, O. Aksu, M. Yılmaz, C. Çetintaş, H.V. Şenavcı, T. Tanrıverdi, A. Kara, T. Ak, S.O. Selam, B. Albayrak, 2007,  Proceeding of 14th National Astronomy Meeting, Ulusal Astronomi Kongresi Tebliğleri, s.329.
  • "V776 Cas ve V842 Her Değen Çift Yıldızlarının Işık Eğrisi Analizi (Light Cuve Analysis of Contact Binary System V776 Cas and V842 Her)", H.V. Şenavcı, M. Yılmaz, İ. Özavcı, O. Aksu, C. Çetintaş, A. Elmaslı, A. Kara, T. Tanrıverdi, B. Albayrak, S.O. Selam, 2007,  Proceeding of 14th National Astronomy Meeting, Ulusal Astronomi Kongresi Tebliğleri, s.249.
  • "NN Vir ve V351 Peg’in Fotometrik Analizi (Photometric Analysis of NN Vir and V351 Peg)", M. Yılmaz, T. Tanrıverdi, C. Çetintaş, H.V. Şenavcı, O. Aksu, A. Kara, A. Elmaslı, İ. Özavcı, B. Albayrak, S.O. Selam, 2007,  Proceeding of 14th National Astronomy Meeting, Ulusal Astronomi Kongresi Tebliğleri, s.259.
  • "SW Lac’ın 3 Yıllık Işık Eğrisi Değişimi (3 Years Light Curve Variation of SW Lac)",  T. Tanrıverdi, C. Çetintaş, H.V. Şenavcı, A. Kara, O. Aksu, İ. Özavcı, A. Elmaslı, M. Yılmaz, S.O. Selam, B. Albayrak, 2007,  Proceeding of 14th National Astronomy Meeting, Ulusal Astronomi Kongresi Tebliğleri, s.269.
  • "BB Peg’in Dönem ve Işık Eğrisi Analizi (Light Curve and Period Analysis of BB Peg)",  C. Çetintaş, H.V. Şenavcı, A. Elmaslı, T. Tanrıverdi, M. Yılmaz, İ. Özavcı, A. Kara, O. Aksu, B. Albayrak, S. Selam, 2007,  Proceeding of 14th National Astronomy Meeting, Ulusal Astronomi Kongresi Tebliğleri, s.378.
  • "UX Her ve CO Lac Çift Sistemlerinin Dönem Değişimi" (Period Variation of UX Her and CO Lac Binary System)”, O. Aksu, A. Kara, M. Yılmaz, İ. Özavcı, T. Tanrıverdi, A. Elmaslı, C. Çetintaş, H.V. Şenavcı, S.O. Selam, B. Albayrak, 2007,  Proceeding of 14th National Astronomy Meeting, Ulusal Astronomi Kongresi Tebliğleri, s.381.
  • "CF Tau ve BX Peg Çift Sistemlerinin Dönem Değişimi (Period Variation of CF Tau and BX Peg Binary System)", A. Kara, O. Aksu, T. Tanrıverdi, C. Çetintaş, H.V. Şenavcı, M. Yılmaz, İ. Özavcı, A. Elmaslı, T. Ak, B. Albayrak, S. Selam, 2007,  Proceeding of 14th National Astronomy Meeting, Ulusal Astronomi Kongresi Tebliğleri, s.429.

2003

  • "Photoelectric Minima of Some Eclipsing Binary Stars" T. Tanriverdi, E. Kutdemir, A. Elmaslı, H.V. Şenavcı, B.Albayrak, S.O. Selam, C.Aydın, O. Aksu, İ. Bulca, D. Çınar, A. Kara, M. Demirhan, M. Yılmaz, C. Çetintaş, A.P. Gözler, T. Karakaş, A.S. Sezgin, B. Turhanoglu, 2003, IAU-IBVS, no:5407
  • "Photoelectric Minima of Some Eclipsing Binary Stars", S.O. Selam, B. Albayrak, H.V. Şenavcı, T. Tanriverdi, A. Elmaslı, A. Kara, O. Aksu, M. Yılmaz, T. Karakaş, D. Çınar, M. Demirhan, S. Şahin, S. Çeviker, A. Gözler,  2003, IAU-IBVS, no:5471

 

Number of Citations : 48*

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