This is my quest, to follow the star.
                              No matter how hopeless, no matter how







Dr. Hakan I. Tarman
Mechanical Engineering Department
Middle East Technical University
Dumlupınar Bulvarı No. 1
Çankaya, 06800 Ankara

Office: B-320
Tel: +90-312-210 5299
Fax: +90-312-210
Email: tarman at metu dot edu dot tr


Hakan I. Tarman was born in İzmir, Turkey. He received the B.Sc. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics, and the M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Boğaziçi University, İstanbul, Turkey. He received the Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics from Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is currently with the Mechanical Engineering Department, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. He is also affiliated with the Department of Engineering Sciences and Interdisciplinary graduate programs of Biomedical Engineering (a member of the Biomechanics Group since 2006 and Program Coordinator between 2015-2017) and Earth System Sciences.

His current research interests are in  Computational Mechanics, and in "fighting to wring significant facts from an inflexible Nature which says distinctly "No" and so indistinctly "Yes" to theories" as put forward so concisely by Hermann Weyl, Mathematician, 1885-1955.