Academic Experiences:

-Associate Professor (2020-Now),
Department of Physics,
Eastern  Mediterranean University, Famagusta, North Cyprus.

-Assistant Professor (2018-2020),
Department of Physics,
Eastern  Mediterranean University, Famagusta, North Cyprus.

-Postdoctoral Researcher (FONDECYT 2017-2019)
Prof. Joel Saavedra

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile.

PITP2018 School (July 2018)
The Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, USA.

-Research Visitor (April/May-2018)
Prof. Leonard Susskind,

Stanford Institute for Theoretical PhysicsUSA.

-Research Visitor (April-2018),
Prof. Douglas Singleton,

California State University  FresnoUSA.

-Research Visitor (Jan/Feb-2018), 
Prof. Robert B. Mann,

University of WaterlooCanada.

-Research Visitor (Jan/Feb-2018)
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada.

-Short-term Visitor (Oct-2017)
CERN TH Division,  Switzerland. 

-Ph.D Physics (Feb 2013-June 2016)
Prof. Mustafa Halilsoy

Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus.

-M.Sc. Physics (Sep 2011-Feb 2013)
Prof. Mustafa Halilsoy

Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU), Cyprus.

-Visiting Ph.D Astroparticle Physics (2010-2011)
University of Southampton, England.

-B.Sc. Physics (Sep 2006-July 2010)
Prof. Durmuş Ali Demir
İzmir Institute of Technology (IZTECH), Turkey.

Brief Biography:

Dr. Övgün was born in 1988 in Cyprus. He graduated from  Girne 19 Mayıs Türk Maarif Koleji in 2005 

He attended   İzmir Institute of Technology (IZTECH), Turkey   as an undergraduate, earning a B.Sc. in Physics in 2010 under the advisor of   Prof. Dr. Durmuş Ali Demir.  

He spent a year
 at the  University of Southampton, England , to gain experience in astroparticle physics via SEPnet Scholarships in 2011. He  then returned to   Eastern   Mediterranean University (EMU), North Cyprus, to complete his M.Sc. in 2013 and Ph.D. in Physics in 2016   under the supervisor of Prof. Dr. Mustafa Halilsoy  and Prof. Dr.    İzzet Sakallı

He was thereafter awarded a    FONDECYT Postdoctorado 2017- Grant     to   continue his   research  for 3    years at the    Instituto de Física, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (PUCV), Valparaíso, Chile   as a Postdocs researcher.

Dr. Övgün’s academic posts have also included:

 *A short-term visitor at TH Division, Physics Department, CERN     Switzerland   October 2017; 

*Research  Visitor of Prof. Robert B. Mann   at   Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo ;   Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics,   Canada during  January-February 2018;

*Research  Visitor of Prof. Douglas Singleton at   California State University, Fresno   in April 2018;

*Research  Visitor of Prof. Leonard Susskind at Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics   in  April-May 2018; 

 *Attended to the school of   Prospects in Theoretical Physics 2018 From Qubits to Spacetime (PITP2018) at   The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) in Princeton, New Jersey, USA in July 2018.

He is an a
ssociate   professor   at     Eastern    Mediterranean University, North Cyprus.

He is a member of American Physical Society (APS)Canadian Association of   Physicists (CAP),    European Physical Society (EPS) ,   Southeastern European Network in Mathematical and Theoretical Physics (SEENET-MTP), Turkish Astronomical Society (TAD)   and   American Mathematical Society   (AMS).

Doctoral Genealogy:
Ali Övgün - Mustafa Halilsoy Yavuz Nutku
S. Chandrasekhar Arthur S. Eddington