Prof. Dr. Hilmi Hacısalihoğlu - Biography

Prof. Dr. Hacısalihoğlu was born in Tonya, Trabzon, Turkey in 1942. He graduated from Trabzon Teacher School in 1963. He completed his Ph.D. at Ankara University, Ankara Higher Education School at the Departments of Mathematics and Astronomy in 1966, in the field of Algebra and Geometry. In 1969, he became a Research Associate at Brown University, in 1971 he was elected into a title associated professor, and in 1979 he was elected as a full professor. After being retired in 2009, he lectured at Bilecik University, Faculty of Sciences and Literature, for 5 years more. He made short studies in Portugal, Germany, Egypt, and Malaysia. Prof. Dr. Hacısalihoğlu is author of more than 120 scientific publications, and more than 30 university textbooks. He delivered seminars in almost all of the universities in Turkey, and many Universities abroad, and still continues to do so. He was mentor of more than 100 M.Sc. and Ph. D. students from Turkey, Pakistan, Iran, and Egypt. He is currently acting as a honorary president of the Balkan Mathematicians Union. Prof. Dr. Hacısalihoğlu is married, has three children, and four grandchildren.