-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 Physics, USA.
-Research Visitor (April-2018),
Prof. Douglas Singleton,
California State University Fresno, USA.
-Research Visitor (Jan/Feb-2018),
Prof. Robert B. Mann,
University of Waterloo, Canada.
-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.
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 Ph.D. 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 2 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:
*Research Visitor of Prof. Douglas Singleton at California State University, Fresno in April 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.
Ali Övgün - Mustafa Halilsoy - Yavuz Nutku-
S. Chandrasekhar - Arthur S. Eddington