Researcher-writer (b. 1935, Üsküdar / İstanbul - d. 25 June 2008, İstanbul). He graduated from Galatasaray High School (1954), İstanbul University, Department of Mathematics-Physics (1957) and French National Institute of Nuclear Sciences and Technology (1958). He is the first atomic engineer of Turkey. He became professor in 1969. After serving as the head of İstanbul University, Faculty of Science, Chair of Theoretical Physics and Department of Mathematical Physics for 11 years, he retired willingly in 1984.
He worked as the Director of Çekmece Nuclear Research and Education Center, Dean of the İstanbul University , Faculty of Science, member of the the Scientificand Technical Research Council of Turkey Science Council , founder council member of the the Scientificand Technical Research Council of Turkey Marmara Scientific and Industrial Research Center, President of Turkish Atomic Energy Institute, Consultant of the Energy and Natural Resources Ministry and Nuclear Power station Project coordinator.
He represented Turkey at NATO Scientific Committee, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency Board of Directory, Council of Center of European Nuclear Researches and International Atomic Energy Agency for years. He worked as consultant during the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Station Tender in 1998-2000. He is a member of Turkish Atomic Energy Institute Consultancy Council.
His articles over 300 about positive, social and religious sciences were published in various newspapers and reviews. He was given the awards of the Writer of the Year in the category of memoirs with his work, Üsküdar’da Bir Attar Dükkanı (An Spices Shop in Üsküdar) in 1996 and in translation category with his translation, İbn Arabi’nin Füsusu’ndaki Anahtar Kavramlar (Key Concepts in the Füsus (Stones of Ring) of İbn Arabi) that he translated from professor Dr. Toshihiko İzutsu in 1998.
İlimde Demokrasi Olmaz (There is No Democracy in Science, 2nd edition, 2003), Türkiye’nin Çernobil Çilesi (Chernobil Suffering of Turkey), İslam’da Aklın Önemi ve Sınırı (The Importance and Limit of Intelligence in İslam), Üsküdar’da Bir Attar Dükkanı (An Spices Shop in Üsküdar), Gel De Çık İşin İçinden (What a Mess!), Geçmiş Zaman Olur ki …(That It is past…), Kamil Mürşidin portresi (Portrait of Kamil Mürşid, edited by Necmettin Şahiner), Aklın Yolu İlimdir Portresi (Portrait of the Way to Intelligence is Science, together Cemal Uşşak), Kur’an-ı Kerim ve Tabiat İlimleri (the Holy Koran and Natural Sciences, a critical approach), 50 Soruda Türkiye’nin Nükleer Enerji Sorunu (The Nuclear Energy Problem of Turkey in 50 Questions, together Ahmet Bayülken and Şarman Gençay), Din, İlim, Medeniyet (Religion, Science, Civilisation, 2002), Toma’ya Göre İncil (Bible According to Toma, anthology, 2002), Üsküdar Ah Üsküdar! (Oh Üsküdar Oh!, memoir, essay, 2002), Ah Şu Atomdan Neler Çektim (How I Suffered from Damned Atom, memoir, examination, 2002), Muhabbet ve Mücadele Mektupları (Letters of Chat and Struggle, 2003).
REFERENCE: Mehmet Göze / Ahmet Yüksel Özemre ile Sohbet (Türk Edebiyatı, Ocak 2002), İhsan Işık / Yazarlar Sözlüğü (1990, 1998) - Türkiye Yazarlar Ansiklopedisi (2001, 2004) – Encyclopedia of Turkish Authors (2005) - Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (2006, gen. 2. bas. 2007) – Ünlü Bilim Adamları (Türkiye Ünlüleri Ansiklopedisi, C. 2, 2013) - Encyclopedia of Turkey’s Famous People (2013), Türkiye Kültür ve Sanat 2009 Yıllığı (2009).