Aral Okay CV


Research interests in tectonics and metamorphic petrology.  B.Sc., geology, University College London, 1976, Ph.D., petrology, University of Cambridge, UK, 1980. Employment: Geological Survey of Turkey (MTA) 1980-1983, Istanbul Technical University 1983 to present.  Visiting scientist: University of California Los Angeles 1986, University of Bochum, Germany (Alexander von Humboldt fellow) 1995, Ecole Normal Superieur, Paris 1996, University of California Santa Barbara (Fullbright fellow) 2005-2006. Editorial: member of the editorial boards of Tectonophysics, Journal of Metamorphic Geology, Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, Ofioliti, Open Geosciences.  Honors: Fellow, Mineralogical Society of America, Science Prize, Turkish Scientific Research Council (TÜBİTAK), member, Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) since 1996. Over 100 refeered publicationsand over 7000 citations