MEHMETCİK PAMUK                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Associate Professor                  CV

Department of Mathematics
Middle East Technical University
mpamuk at
(312) 210 2989    M 124    

Professional Experience:
Assoc. Prof.METU2017-
Asst. Prof. METU 2009 - 17
Postdoctoral Fellow Koc University 2008 - 09
Ph.D. McMaster University 2008
M.S. METU 2002
B.S. METU 1999

Algebraic and Geometric Topology, Computational Topology.

Papers:  8.  A Note on Generalized Matsumoto Relation (with Elif Dalyan and Elif Medetoğulları), to appear in Turkish Journal of  Mathematics.
7. Homotopy Classification of PD_4-complexes Relative an Order Relation (with F. Hegenbarth and  D. Repovs), Monatshefte fr Mathematik, 177 (2) 2015.
6. Arbitrarily Long Factorizations in Mapping Class Groups (with E. Dalyan and M. Korkmaz), International Mathematics Research Notices, 2015 (19) 2015.
5. s-Cobordism Classification of Manifolds Through the group of Homotopy Self-Equivalences (with F. Hegenbarth and D.Repovs), Mediterr. J. Math. 12 (3) 2015. 
4. Homotopy self-equivalences of 4-manifolds with \pi_1-free second homotopy, J. Math Soc. Japan, 63 (3) 2011.
3. Full Lutz twist along the binding of an open book (with B. zbağcı), Geom. Dedicata 147 (1) 2010.  
2. Homotopy Self-Equivalences of 4-manifolds with Free Fundamental Group, Canadian Journal of Mathematics, 62 2010.
1. Homotopy Self-Equivalences of 4-manifolds with PD_2 Fundamental Group, Topology and its Applications, 156 (8) 2009.

Preprints: 2. Integral Laminations on non-orientable surfaces (with S. yk Yurttaş).
1.  Perfect Discrete Morse Functions on Connected Sums (with Neza Mramor Kosta and Hanife Varlı).