Dr. Polatoglu was born in 1950 in Van, a city in eastern part of Turkey. He spent his primary and secondary school years in his home town. He continued his education in Kabatas Erkek Lycee in Istanbul. In 1973, he began his studies on mathematics at Istanbul University and he graduated from the department of Mathematics in 1977. In 1980, he received his Master of Science degree from Istanbul University and in 1983 he was awarded with PhD by the same institution. After receiving his PhD, he continued his post-doctoral studies at the University of Virginia, in the USA. Between the years 1980 and 2001, he spent his academic carrier at Istanbul Technical University, Marmara University, Uludag University and Istanbul University. Since 2001, he has been working at Istanbul Kultur University. Additionally, he is a member of the editorial boards of more than 10 scientic international journals. So far, he has supervised 8 MSc and 4 PhD theses.
Biography Updated on 6 November 2012