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Assistant professor Hakan Kaygusuz is the vice dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences and the head of Department of Basic Sciences at Altınbaş University, Istanbul. His research focuses on physical and analytical chemistry, materials science, biopolymer applications and statistics.

He has two B.Sc. degrees in Chemistry (2008) and Physics Engineering (2009) and a M.Sc. degree in Chemistry (2011) from Istanbul Technical University (ITU). He completed his doctoral thesis under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Bedia Erim Berker and Prof. Dr. Regine von Klitzing in 2017 and received a joint doctoral degree in chemistry (Ph.D. & Dr. rer. nat.) from Istanbul Technical University and Technische Universität Berlin. He received a TÜBİTAK scholarship during his doctoral studies. Previously he worked as research/teaching assistant at ITU, researcher at TU Berlin and lecturer at Kadir Has University.

He is a member of The German Physical Society and The Turkish Chemical Society. He also organizes the International Basic Sciences Seminar series at Altınbaş University.