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Prof. Dr. Şenol İ. BEKTAS


Name / Surname: Şenol İ. BEKTAŞ
Sex: Male
Date / Place of Birth: 02.02.1957 – Guzelyurt (North Cyprus)
Nationality: Turkish Cypriot
Marital Status: Married (two children)

EDUCATION
Dec 1987 Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey)
Ph.D. Degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Feb 1982 Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey)
M.Sc. Degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Feb 1979 Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey)
B.Sc. Degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

SCHOLARSHIP
Jan 1985 to Jul 1987 University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, U.K.)
Awarded by the British Council

WORK EXPERIENCE
2001 – Present Full Professor
Near East University (Nicosia, North Cyprus)

1993 Vice President for Academic Affairs
Near East University (Nicosia, North Cyprus)

1991 – 1993 Associate Professor
Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Near East University (Nicosia, North Cyprus)

May 1988 – Mar 1989 Assistant Prof. Dr.
Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey)

Jan 1985 – Jul 1987 Research Fellow
University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, U.K.)

Sep 1983 – Dec 1984 Research Assistant
Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey)

Sep 1981 – Sep 1983 Student Assistant
Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey)

Jan – Sep 1981 Project Engineer
General Engineering & Architecture Co. Ltd.

1979 – 1989 Engineer
Turkish Electronic Industries Co. Ltd.

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Gas insulation
  • Solid/gas interface
  • Charge density measurements
  • Numerical analysis of electrical fields

DEPARTMENTAL PROJECT PARTICIPATED
Project Code Number: 83-04-02-01
Project Name: Reactive Power Compensation of Turkish Arms Factories

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES ATTENDED
(1) 8th International Conference on Gas Discharges and their Applications
September 1985 (Oxford, U.K.)

(2) 5th International Symposium on Gaseous Dielectrics
March 1987 (Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.A.)

(3) 2nd International Electrical Engineering Congress
September 1987 (Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey)

(4) 9th International Conference on Gas Discharges and their Applications
September 1988 (Venice, Italy)

PUBLICATIONS
(1) BEKTAŞ, Şenol İ., “A Finite Differences Program for Investigation of Forces in Doubly-Salient Structures”, Yüksek Lisans Tezi, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

(2) BEKTAŞ, Ş.İ., FOURACRE, R.A., LEONIDOPOULOS, G., FRAME, R.I., “Surface Conductivity Measurements on Thin Polymer Films”, Journal of Physics E: Scientific Instruments, Volume 19, January 1986, pp 155-156.

(3) BEKTAŞ, Ş.İ., FARISH, O., HIZAL, M., “Computation of the Electric Field at a Solid/Gas Interface in the Presence of Surface and Volume Charges”, IEE Proceedings, Vol. 133, Pt.A., No.9, pp 577-586, December 1986.

(4) BEKTAŞ, Ş.İ., SOMERVILLE, I.C., FARISH, O., CHALMERS, I.D., “Measurements of the Temporal Decay of Charges on Insulator Surfaces” 5th International Symposium on Gaseous Dielectrics, Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.A., May 1987, pp 553-559.

(5) BEKTAŞ, Ş.İ., “Surface Charging of High Voltage Spacers in SF6”, Ph.D. Thesis, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, December 1987.

(6) BEKTAŞ, Ş.İ., FARISH, O., “Surface Charging of Spacers Under DC Stressing” 9th International Conference on Gas Discharges and their Applications, September 1988, Venice, Italy.

(7) BEKTAŞ, Ş.İ., FARISH, O., “Spatio-Temporal Development of Surface Charges on Spacers Stressed with DC Voltages”, Accepted to be published in IEEE Transactions on Electrical Insulation.

AFFILIATIONS

  • The Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEE), London, U.K.
  • Turkish Chamber of Electrical Engineers, Ankara, Turkey
  • North Cyprus Chamber of Electrical Engineers, Lefkoşa, North Cyprus
  • The Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE), New York, U.S.A.

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