Prof. Dr. Mehmet Biber (Rector of Ardahan University)
Prof. Dr. Mehmet Biber was born in Erzurum on 10.11.1968. He received his BS degree (1990) in Physics from Ataturk University. He completed his MS (1996) and his Ph.D. (2000), again, in the Department of Physics at Ataturk University. In 2003, Biber studied at Gent University in Belgium and, in 2010, he received a post-doc degree from Durham University in England.
Biber worked as a research assistant at Atatürk University, the Faculty of Arts & Sciences (1992-2000) and as a Dr. Research Assistant until 2001. In 2001, he became a faculty member, and in 2005 he received the title of associated professorship from the same university. In 2011, Biber became a professor and worked in the same university. In 2016, Biber became a faculty member of the Department of Biotechnology at Necmettin Erbakan University.
From 2011 to 2013, Biber served as the Vice-Rector of Ağrı İbrahim Çeçen University, from 2012 to 2013 as the director of the Central Research Laboratory, and in 2013 as the Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences as well.
On January 25, 2017, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Biber was nominated as the Rector of Ardahan University.
Since 2014, Biber is the editor of Turkish Journal of Physics and he has several articles published in SSCI / SCI / AHCI Expanded journals.
Prof. Dr. Şakir Aydoğan (Vice Rector of Ardahan University)
Prof. Dr. Şakir Aydoğan was born in Erzurum on 01.06.1972. He graduated from the Department of Physics at Ataturk University in 1995 and, in the following two years, he lectured physics in various schools affiliated to the Ministry of Education. He completed his MS (2000) and PhD (2004) in the Department of Solid State Physics at Ataturk University. In 2004, he became a faculty member in the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Atatürk University and, in 2007, he worked as an associated professor in the same faculty. In 2013 he received the title of professorship.
During the years 2009-2012, Aydoğan served as the Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Atatürk University and in 2017 he was nominated as the Vice-Rector of Ardahan University and the Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Humanities & Literature.
Among his publications, there are five books and 80 SCI/SCI Expanded articles.