ASSOC.PROF.DR.Rabia INCE

rince@yeditepe.edu.tr

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name:               Rabia Ince
Nationality:        British
Place of Birth:    Manchester, England
Date of Birth:     18th September 1964
Marital status:    Married with two children

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

1983-1986:        B.Sc
Institution Name:            Manchester Metropolitan University, U.K.
Degree/year:      PHYSICS - First Class Honours
1986-1989:        Ph.D
Institution Name: UMIST, Dept. of Instrumentation and Analytical Science, U.K.
Title:                 "Interaction Of Glow Discharge With Microwave Radiation In Fabry-Perot Semi-Confocal Resonator."

EDUCATION

1976 – 1981     

Institution Name: Whalley Range High School
City:                  Manchester, UK
1981 – 1983
Institution Name: Wythenshawe College Of Further Education
City:                  Manchester, UK

ADDRESS & TELEPHONE

WORK:
Yeditepe University, Arts & Science Faculty,
Physics Department,
Kayisdagi cad., Kayisdagi,
Istanbul
Turkey
Tel:       +90 216 578 06 73
Fax:      +90 216 578 05 72
E-Mail:   rince@yeditepe.edu.tr
Internet:            www.yeditepe.edu.tr/physics


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1989 - 1990
Company:          Daresbury Laboratory
Position:            Synchrotron radiation Scientist
Responsibility:    Running of a high energy (7-33 KeV, 5T), X-Ray station for analysing samples using (EXAFS) techniques.
City:                  Warrington, UK.
1990 - 1992
Company:          UMIST, DIAS,
Position:            Research Fellow
Responsibility:    In charge of non-destructive testing (NDT) research equipment. Carrying out research into the imaging of sub-surface defects using Laser Generated Ultrasound. Publishing the research results in scientific journals.
City:                  Manchester, UK.
1993 - 1997
Company:          National Metrology Institute (UME)
Position:            Senior Scientist
Responsibility:    In charge of primary national microwave and resistance standards. Development of the standards, international intercomparisons and computer control of the stabilities.
City:                  Kocaeli/Turkey.
1995
Company:          NIST/Electronic and Electrical Department
Position:            Guest researcher
Responsibility:    Automating a cryogenic electrical standard (Quantum-Hall standard) using visual basic programs. Running the quantum standard to calibrate primary standards to a quantum standard.
City:                  Washington/USA.
1998 - present
Company:          Yeditepe University (English teaching)
Position:            Lecturer in Physics
Responsibility:    Lecturing in optics, metrology and on the masters and doctor’s program. Carrying out research in image processing and optics.

City:                  Istanbul/Turkey.

PUBLICATIONS

* Analytical Chimica Acta, Vol. 200, pp 593-607, 1987.
"Microwave spectral emission from a glow discharge filled 18-26 GHz Fabry-Perot cavity spectrometer",
Davis, A.S., Leontakianakos, A., Benmakroha, F., Wang, P., Haider R., Alder, J.F. Thirup, G.

* Analytical Proceedings conference, July 1987.
"Maser action inside a Fabry-Perot cavity glow discharge",
Haider, R., Wang, P., Davis, A.S., Leontakianakos, A., Benmakroha, F., Alder, J.F. , Thirup, G.

* Analytical Proceedings conference, March 1989, "Modulation of the reflection coefficient of a Fabry-Perot cavity in a glow discharge",
Ince, R., Wang, P. and Alder, J.F.
* Confidential Industrial Report "Detection of surface breaking fatigue cracks using laser-ultrasound", November 1990,
Shan, Q, Haider, R, and Dewhurst, R.J.

* Confidential report to Nuclear Electric, contract no. CON/BC/2186, "Laser ultrasound development programme", pp. 1-34, Dewhurst, R.J., Ince, R, and Shan, Q.

* Journal of Adhesion, Vol. 42, pp 135-159, 1993,
"Characterisation of adhesive bonds from inspection by laser-generated ultrasound"
Ince, R., Dewhurst, R.J., Thompson, G.E.

* Proceedings of the 7th International symposium on precision electrical and magnetic measurement, Part 2, pp 538-542, 1995.
"Primary Investigation of noise sources in using a 9975 current comparator resistance bridge", Ince,R. and Sakarya, H.
* IMEKO TC4 - Proceedings of the 8th international symposium on new measurement methods of electrical quantities and Instruments", 1996, pp.255-258,
"Lab Windows Automation of Resistance Standards measurements",
H.Sakarya, R. Ince.

* XIV IMEKO World Congress new measurement challenges, Tampere, Finland 1997.
"Construction and automation of a shielded wheatstone bridge for precision measurement of high value resistors up to the P level using triaxial connections",
R. Ince and D. Atesalp

* II. Metrology Conference proceedings, 23-24th October 1999, pp 36-41, "Primary resistance standards measurements between 10-4 to 1015 Ohm at the national metrology institute of Turkey"
Ateşalp, D., Sakarya, H, and Ince, R.

* II. Metrology Conference proceedings, 23-24th October 1999, pp 165-175, "Hamon standards"
Ince, R., and Sakarya, H.

* IEEE Transactions on Instr. & Meas., Vol.48, No.6, December 1999.
"Accurate Determination of the Balance Point of a Current Comparator Bridge for Resistance Standards Measurements,
R. Ince and H. Sakarya.
* Spectrochimica Acta Part B, Vol. 55, No.7, July 2000.
"Effect of variations of the magnetic field on the analytical signal of a magneto-optic rotation spectrometer employing the Faraday configuration",
A.T.İnce and R. Ince.
* M. H. Yükselici, R. Ince and A. T. Ince, Opt. Lasers in Eng., 42, 277-287, 2004.

* Ince R., Narayanawamy R, "Review of Low Cost Bio and Chemosensors for Interferometric Determinations", Submitted to, Journal of Instrumentation and Measurement Science , 2004.

R Ince, H S Aytekin, A T Ince and U Kerpiç,

“Prediciton of absolute Seebeck coefficients at ITS-90 temperatures using an artificial neural network”

Submitted to Metrologia, 2004.

AWARDS RECEIVED

National Institute of Standards and Technology (USA), US Dept. Of Commerce.
Award For International Cooperation In Science And Technology.

COURSES ATTENDED

Calibration of electrical standards: at National Physical Laboratory (NPL), England, at NIST, USA, at NMi, Holland.
British Accreditation Service Assessor Course for ISO 9000, ISO25 and EN-45000 1995.
Physikalisch-Technische-Bundesanstalt-Germany "Team Development, Cooperation and Management Skills", 1997.
Koç Management training course on time, team management and leadership.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Atomic and molecular spectroscopy, instrumentation and measurement, data storage in crystals, signal and image processing.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement