Prof. Yusuf Yagci

Personal Data

Date and Place of Birth:  Mustafakemalpasa (Bursa), March 17, 1952

Marital status: Married [Emine (Sengirgin) Yagci] with two children (Y. Emre ve S. Feyza)

Present Position:  Prof. in Istanbul Technical University, Department of Chemistry, Maslak,   Istanbul   34469

Education and Academic Degrees

1974: I.D.M.M.A. Galatasaray Engineering High School, Chemical Engineering Dept.

1977: Liverpool University (UK), M.Sc.(under Prof.C.H.Bamford’s supervision)

1979: Liverpool University (UK) Ph.D. (under Prof.A.Ledwith’s supervision)

1983: Istanbul Technical University (ITU), Asist.Prof.

1984: Istanbul Technical University (ITU), Assoc.Prof.

1989: Istanbul Technical University (ITU), Prof.

 

Administrative Duties

1983 - 84: ITU, Department of Chemistry, Vice Head of Department

1991 - 92: ITU, Department of Chemistry, Vice Head of Department

1992 - 94: ITU, Member of Science Faculty Committee

1996 - 01: ITU, Senato Member

1996 - 01:  ITU, Director of Institute of Science and Technology

1996 - 07: Turkish Scientific Research Council (Tubitak), Member of BAYG Committee

Awarded Schoolarships

1977 - 79: PhD Scholarship, Ministry of Education of Turkey (UK)

1986 - 87: Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung Research Fellowship (Germany)

1995: Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship (Japan)

2000: Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Reinvitation

2002: Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship (Japan)

2003: Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Reinvitation

2004: Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship (Japan)

Awards and Honorary Membership

1989: Tubitak (Turkish Scientific and Technological Council) Young Investigator Award

1994: Tubitak (Turkish Scientific and Technological Council) Science Award

1994: Turkish Academy of Sciences, Associate Member

1997-2011: Turkish Academy of Sciences, Full Member

2002: Turkish Chemical Society, Honorary Member Award

2007: Elsevier Scopus Award

2008: International Polymer Science Award, The Society of Polymer Science, Japan

2008: Elginkan Foundation Technology Award

2009: Honorable Mention in the Gordon Best Paper Award, Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology

2010: Comstech, International Chemistry Award

2013: Mustafa Parlar Foundation, Science, Service and Honor Award

Editorial Duties in International Scientific Journals

1991 - 94: Journal of Macromolecular Science, Macromolacular Reports,USA, (Editorial Board Member)

1993 - ----: Polymer Bulletin, Germany, (Editorial Board Member)

1994  - 95: Journal Macromolecular Science, Macromolacular Reports,USA, Distinguished Advisor)

1994 - ----: Turkish Journal of Chemistry, (Editorial Board Member)

1995 - ----: Progress in Polymer Science, USA, (Editorial Board Member)

1995  - 97: Journal Macromolecular Science, Macromolacular Reports,USA, (Editor)

1997 - ----: Designed Monomers and Polymers, USA, (Co-editor)

1997 - ----: Polymer International, UK, (Editorial Board Member)

2001 - ----: Macromolecular Chemistry & Physics (Editorial Board Member)

2001 - ----: Macromolecular Rapid Communications (Editorial Board Member)

2001 - ----: e-Polymers (Editorial Board Member)

2005 - ----: Polymer (Editorial Board Member)

2009 - ----: e-Polymers (Associate Editor)

2009 - ----: Macromolecules (Editorial Advisory Board Member)

2012 - ----: Polimery (Editorial Board Member)

2016- ----:  Polymer Chemistry Advisory Board Member

...and reviewer for many journals.

Other International Activities

1991: 12.IUPAC International Symposium on Cationic Polymerization and RelatedProcesses, Hungary,

(Member of International Advisory Board)

1993: 13.IUPAC International Symposium on Cationic Polymerization and RelatedProcesses, Bulgaria

(Member of International Advisory Board)

1994: MacroAkron, IUPAC International Symposium on Macromolecules, USA,

(Member of International Advisory Board)

1995: 1.IUPAC International Symposium on Ionic Polymerization, Turkey

(Chairman)

1995 : 1.International Symposium on Advanced Materials via Macromolecular Engineering, USA

(Co-chairmen)

1997: 2.International Symposium on Advanced Materials via MacromolecularEngineering, USA

(Co-chairmen)

1997: Polymex 97, International Symposium on Polymers, Mexico,

(Member of International Advisory Board)

1999:

 3.IUPAC International Symposium on Ionic Polymerization, Japan

(Member of International Advisory Board)

1999: 3. International Symposium on Advanced Materials via Macromolecular Engineering, USA

(Co-chairmen) 

2000: IUPAC World Polymer Congress, Poland,

(Member of International Advisory Board)

2001: 4.International Symposium on Advanced Materials via MacromolecularEngineering, USA

(Co-chairmen)

2001: 4.IUPAC International Symposium on Ionic Polymerization, Greece

(Member of International Advisory Board)

2003: 5.IUPAC International Symposium on Ionic Polymerization, USA

(Member of International Advisory Board)

2003: 5.International Symposium on Advanced Materials via MacromolecularEngineering, Canada

(Co-chairmen)

2004: 6.IUPAC World Polymer Congress, Paris, France,

(Member of International Advisory Board)

2005: IUPAC International Symposium on Ionic Polymerization, India

(Member of International Advisory Board)

2005: 6.International Symposium on Advanced Materials via MacromolecularEngineering, Turkey

(Co-chairmen)

2007: 7.International Symposium on Advanced Materials via MacromolecularEngineering, USA

(Co-chairmen)

2008:  NATO Advanced Study Institute on New Smart Materials via Metal Mediated Macromolecular Engineering:

          from Complex to Nano Structures, Turkey (Co-chairmen)

2008:       European Scientific Advisory Board of Henkel AG and Co. KgaA,          Germany

2009:    Baekel and 2009. International Symposium on Thermosets. Antalya, Turkey. Chairman    

2009:     8.International Symposium on Advanced Materials via Macromolecular  

               Engineering, Dresden, Germany (Co-chairman)

2009:    IUPAC International Symposium on Ionic Polymerization, Poland

               (Member of International Advisory Board)

2010-12: IUPAC, Polymer Division, National Representative

2010:   World Polymer Congress, Glasgow, Scotland, (Member International

             Advisory Board)

2010:    National Conference on “Recent Advances in Materials Science &

              Engineering : A Multidisciplinary Approach”, International Advisory Board  Member, India

2010:   74. Prague Meeting on Macromolecules: Contempary Ways to Tailor-made   Polymers, Modern Methods of Polymer Synthesis, Prague, Czech Republic (International Advisory Board Member)

2010:   European Symposium of Photopolymer Science, Mulhouse, France

             (International Advisory Board Member)

2011:   IUPAC 9.International Symposium on Advanced Materials via

             Macromolecular  Engineering, Cappadocia, Turkey (Chairman)

2011:   IUPAC International Symposium on Ionic Polymerization 2011, Akron USA (Member of  International Advisory Board)

2011:   Baekeland. 3. International Symposium on Thermosets. Toyohashi, Japan (Member of  International Advisory Board)

2012:   European Symposium of Photopolymer Science, Torino, Italy

            (International Advisory Board Member)

2013:   IUPAC International Symposium on Ionic Polymerization 2013, Awaji Island,Japan (Member of  International Advisory Board)

2013:  IUPAC 10.International Symposium on Advanced Materials via

            Macromolecular Engineering, Durham, UK (Co-chairman)

2013:  Baekeland 2013. 4. International Symposium on Thermosets. Niagara Fall, Canada (Member of  International Advisory Board)

2014:  European Symposium of Photopolymer Science, Wien, Austria

           (International Advisory Board Member)

2015:   IUPAC 11.International Symposium on Advanced Materials via

            Macromolecular Engineering, Yokohoma, Japan (Co-chairman)

2015:   IUPAC Polymer Division Member

2016:   IUPAC World Polymer Congress, Istanbul, Turkey (Chairman)

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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