PROF.DR. SACİT ÖZDEMİR    
Name : SACİT
Surname : ÖZDEMİR
E-Mail : sozdemir@ankara.edu.tr
Phone Number : 0.312.2126720/1318
Title : PROF.DR.
Unit : FACULTY OF SCIENCES
Department : Department of Astronomy and Space Sciences
Personal Information

Curriculum Vitae

 

Name and Surname   : Sacit ÖZDEMİR

Date of birth              : 16 Feb. 1968

Title                            : Prof. Dr.

Languages                  : English, Turkish

Obtained degrees       :

 

Degree

Field

University

Year

B. Sc.

Astronomy

Ankara University

1989

M. Sc. (1)

Astrophysics

Ankara University

1993

Ph. D. (2)

Astrophysics

Ankara University

1999

Assoc. Prof.

Physics

Turkish Higher Educational Council

2002

(1) Title: “A Spectroscopic (UV) Study on Herbig-Haro Star HR 5999”, Ankara University

(2) Title: “Photometric and Spectroscopic Analysis of Some Selected X-ray Binaries”, Ankara University

 

Appointments :

 

Title

Place

Period

Research Assistant

Ankara University, Dept. of Astronomy

07/1990 – 02/2000

Instructor

Ankara University, Dept. of Astronomy

02/2000 – 11/2000

Assist. Prof.

Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Dept. of Physics

11/2000 – 11/2002

Assoc. Prof.

Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Dept. of Physics

11/2002 – 09/2003

Assoc. Prof.

Gazi University, (Ahi Evran University after the year 2006) Kırsehir Science and Arts Faculty, Dept. of Physics

09/2003 – 05/2008 

Prof. Dr.

Ahi Evran University, Science and Arts Faculty, Dept. of Physics

05/2008 – 06/2010

Prof. Dr.

Ankara University, Faculty of Science, Department of Astronomy and Space Sciences

07/2010 – . . . .

 

Main Research Interests:

 

Astronomy and Astrophysics – Photometry: UBV observations of eclipsing binaries (aperture and CCD photometry) – light curve analysis and modelling of binary systems – X-ray data: Timing and spectral analysis; Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE) – UV data: Spectral analysis, line identification – Instrumentation: Dedector (telescopes, CCDs, filters, etc.) site selection and construction studies of a new optical obvservatory in Turkey, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University Observatory (http://physics.comu.edu.tr/caam.html)

                                              

Supervised M. Sc. and Ph. D. Thesis :

 

i) M. Sc. Thesis :

 

Didem BAŞARAN, “A Photometric and Period Analysis of Early Type Eclipsing Binary TT Aur”

 

Mehmet TÜYSÜZ, “A Photometric Study of Early Type System IU Aur”

 

 

ii) Ph. D. Thesis :

 

Fellows:

1) “Turkish Educational Association” fellow (1984/1985)

2) TUBITAK (Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council) BDP (Combinated PhD Programme) fellow (1996/1997 – 11 months) : Amsterdam University, “Anton Pannekoek” Astronomy Institute, supervised by Prof. Dr. Michiel van der Klis on “timing analysis of X-ray data”


Lecture responsibilities :

Year

Season

Code and title of the lectures

1999-2000

Spring

A.206 Basic Programming

A.406 Practical Astronomy

2000-2001

Fall

FZ. 525 Photometry (M.Sc.)

FİZ.209 Electronics I

FİZ.305 Electronics I

TDE. 219 Operating Systems

Spring

FİZ.210 Electronics II

FİZ.306 Electronics II

TDE.220 Operating Systems

TBK.180 Basic Computer Knowledge

2001-2002

Fall

FZ. 525 Photometry (M.Sc.)

FİZ.207 Electronics I

FİZ.209 Basic Electronics (Lab.)

TBK.179 Basic Computer Knowledge

Spring

FİZ.332 General Astronomy

FİZ.208 Programming (Basic)

TBK.280 Basic Computer Sciences

TBK.180 Basic Computer Sciences

2002-2003

Spring

FİZ.208 Computer Programming

FZ. 588 X-ray Astronomy (M.Sc.)

2003-2004

Fall

FİZ.209 Electronics I

FİZ.309 Theoretical Mechanics

FİZ.313 Programming (Fortran)

2003-2004

Spring

FİZ.210 Electronics II

FİZ.326 Spectral Analysis Methods

FİZ.314 Basic Programming

 


1. INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATIONS :

1.1. Demircan, O., Özdemir, S., Allakhverdiev, A.O., and Guseinov, O.H., "On the Mass Ratio Distribution of OB-type Binaries", 1995 The Observatory 115, 202

 

1.2. Demircan, O., Özdemir, S., and Tanrıver, M., "A Detached Binary System V505 Persei", 1997 Ap.&Sp.Sci.250, 327

 

1.3. Özdemir, S., and Tanrıver, M., "UBV Photometry of V511 Per (DHK 9)", 1996, IBVS 4327

 

1.4. Demircan, O., Ak, H,. Özdemir, S., Tanrıver, M., and Albayrak, B., "UBV Photometry of the WN6 Binary CQ Cephei", 1997, Astron. Nachr. 318, 267

 

1.5. Demircan, O., Özdemir, S., Albayrak, B., Ak, H., Tanrıver, M., Değirmenci, Ö.L., Erdem, A., and Sezer, C., "A Model of the Early Type Binary System BF Aurigae", 1997, Revista Mexicana de Astronomia y Astrofizica 33, 131

 

1.6. Djurasevic, G., Demircan, O., Özdemir, S., Tanrıver, M., Müyesseroğlu, Z., Ak, H., and Albayrak, B., "An Analysis of the Light Curves of the Early-Type Binary BF Auriga" 1997, Ap.&Sp.Sci. 253, 265

 

1.7. Değirmenci, Ö.L., Sezer, C., Demircan, O., Erdem, A., Özdemir, S., Ak, H., and Albayrak, B., "The Early Type Contact Binary System V382 Cygni", 1999, Astron&Astrophys.Supp. 134, 327

 

1.8. Albayrak, B., Müyesseroğlu, Z., Özdemir, S., “Photoelectric Minima of Some Eclipsing Binary Stars” 2000, IBVS 4941

 

1.9. Guseinov, O. H., Saygac, A. T., Allakhverdiev, A., Caliskan, H., Özdemir, S., Yerli, S. K., Ankay, A., “A Preliminary Version of a Catalog of High- Low-Mass X-ray Binaries” 2000, AstL 26, 725

 

1.10. Özdemir, S., Demircan, O., Erdem, A., Çiçek, C., Bulut, İ., Soydugan, F., Soydugan, E. “UBV Photometry of EF Boo” 2001, IBVS 5033

 

1.11. Özdemir, S., Demircan, O., Erdem, A., Çiçek, C., Bulut, İ., Soydugan, F., Soydugan, E. “The First Ground-Based Photometric Observations of V899 Her” 2001, IBVS 5034

 

1.12. Bulut, İ., Demircan, O., Erdem, A., Çiçek, C., Özdemir, S., Soydugan, F., Soydugan, E., Degirmenci, O. L., Bozkurt, Z., Yakut, K., Esenoglu, H., Hegedus, T., Borkovits, T., Biro, I. B., “The First Ground-based Photometric Observations of V397 Cephei”, 2001, IBVS 5129

 

1.13. Çiçek, C., Demircan, O., Erdem, A., Özdemir, S., Bulut, İ., Soydugan, E., Soydugan, F., Keskin, V., “The First Ground-Based Photometric Observations of GM Draconis”, 2001,, IBVS 5144

 

1.14. Erdem, A., Budding, E., Demircan, O., Çiçek, C., Özdemir, S., Bulut, İ., Soydugan, E., Soydugan, F., “UBV Photometry of The Newly Found Active Star YY Coronae Borealis”, 2001, IBVS 5152

 

1.15. Soydugan, F., Budding, E., Demircan, O., Erdem, A., Çiçek, C., Özdemir, S., Bulut, İ., Soydugan, E., Değirmenci, Ö. L., Bozkurt, Z., Yakut, K., Esenoğlu, H., Hegedüs, T., Borkovits, T., Biro, I. B., “First Photometric Observations of MR Delphini”, 2001, IBVS 5153

 

1.16. Soydugan, E., Demircan, O., Keskin, V., Erdem, A., Çiçek, C., Özdemir, S., Bulut, İ., Soydugan, F., “BVR Photometry of CW Cephei”, 2001, IBVS 5154

 

1.17. Özdemir, S., and Demircan, O., "The 150d Modulation of the X-ray Emission of Cyg X-1", 2001, Ap.& Spc.Sci. 278, 319

 

1.18. Özdemir, S., Ak, H., Tanrıver, M., Gülseçen, H., Gülseçen, S., Saygaç, A.T., Budding, E., and Demircan, O., "UBV Photometry of the Massive Eclipsing Binary TT Aur" 2001, Publ. Of Astron.Soc. of Australia (PASA) 18 (2), 151

 

1.19. Albayrak, B., Müyesseroğlu, Z., Özdemir, S.,"A Photometric Study of BO Canum Venaticorum", 2001, Astron. Nachr. 322, 125   

 

1.20. Özdemir, S., Demircan, O., Erdem, A., Çiçek, C., Bulut, İ., Soydugan, E., and Soydugan, F., "A Photometric Study of the Recently Discovered Eclipsing Binary V899 Herculis”, 2002, Astron&Astrophys. 387, 240

 

1.21. Demircan, O., Erdem, A., Özdemir, S., Çiçek, C., Bulut, I., Soydugan, F., Soydugan, E., Bakis, V., Kabas, A., Bulut, A., Tuysuz, M., Zejda, M., Budding, E., “The First Eclipsing Binary Observations at the Ulupinar Astrophysics Observatory”, 2003, IBVS 5364

1.22. Hegedüs, T., Borkovits, T., Biro, I. B., Demircan, O., Erdem, A., Cicek, C., Özdemir, S., Bulut, I., Soydugan, F., Soydugan, E., Degirmenci, O. L., Bozkurt, Z., Yakut, K., Esenoglu, H., Szettele,I, “New Times of Minima of Eclipsing Binary Systems”, 2003, IBVS 5372

1.23. Özdemir, S., Mayer, P., Drechsel, H., Demircan,O., and Ak, H., "Refinement of Third Body Parameters and New Photometric Results for the Early-Type Multiple System IU Aurigae”, 2003, Astron&Astrophys. 403 (2),  675

 

1.24. Özdemir, S., Demircan,O., Çiçek, C., and Erdem, A., "Photometric Solution of the Eclipsing Binary System EF Boötis”, 2003, Astron. Nachr. 325 (4), 1

 

1.25. Erdem, A., Soydugan, E., Soydugan, F., Özdemir, S., Çiçek, C., Bulut, I., Demircan, O., and Budding, E., "A New Photometric Study of CW Cephei and Its Apsidal Motion”, 2004, Astron. Nachr. (in press)

 

 

2. INTERNATIONAL PROCEEDINGS :

2.1. Özdemir, S., Demircan, O, and Ak, H., "UBV Photometry of Massive Eclipsing Binary TT Aurigae", 2000, in "Variable Stars As Essential Astrophysical Tools" Ed: C. İbanoğlu (NATO-ASI 971315), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 643-648.

 

2.2. Özdemir, S., and Demircan, O, “The Wavelength Dependence of the Reflection Effect in the Ellipsoidal Light Curves of Cyg X-1”, 2001, “International Conference on Variable Stars”, 08-11 November 2001, Brno-Czech Republic

 

2.3. Özeren, F.F., Akalın, A., Özdemir, S., Albayrak, B., Arslan, N., 1991, "Photometry of Some Very Close Binaries at The Ankara University Observatory" (Poster), First General Conference of The Balkan Physical Union, 26-28 September 1991, Thessaloniki-Greece

 

2.4. Özdemir, S., Mendez, M., van der Klis, M., White, N.E., and Stark, M., “RXTE Observations of  Cyg X-3” (Poster), 2000, in "Variable Stars As Essential Astrophysical Tools" Ed: C. İbanoğlu (NATO-ASI 971315)

 

3. NATIONAL PUBLICATIONS :

3.1. Özdemir, S., and Yılmaz, N., "A Study of the Ultraviolet Spectra of Herbig-Haro Star HR 5999", 1994, Tr. Jr. of Physics 18, 409.

 

3.2. Aydın, C., Özdemir, S., Guseinov, O.H., Özel, M.E., and Tagieva, S.O., "The Initial-Final Mass Relation for White Dwarfs and Their Progenitors: The Number-Mass Distribution of White Dwarfs", 1996, Tr. Jr. of Physics 20 (10), 1149.

 

 

(*) Boxed references are scanned by SCI-Expanded. S. Özdemir has “send off-prints” for references written in Bold faces.

 

 

 

Contact Address:

Prof. Dr. Sacit ÖZDEMİR, Ankara University,

Faculty of Science,

Dept. of Astronomy and Space Sciences, Ankara-TURKEY

Phone : +90.312.212 67 20#1318

Fax : +90.312.223 23 95

E-mail : sozdemir@ankara.edu.tr