Prof. Amdulla O. MEHRABOV was born in Bolnisi, Georgian Republic, former USSR, 15 April 1952. He is of Azerbaijan nationality and lives in Baku, Azerbaijan. He is married with three children. Dr. A. Mehrabov was awarded a Doctorate of Science from Tbilisi State University, Georgia, 1989; a PhD from Lomonosov Moscow State University, USSR, 1978 in Solid State Physics/Materials Sciences degrees and a Master’s degree in Physics from Baku State University, Azerbaijan, 1974. He has been a visiting Professor, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey since 1992-; Professor and Head of Department of Physics Baku State University, Azerbaijan, (1990-1999); Associate Professor, (1983-1990) and Assistant Professor, (1978- 1983) at the same Department.

Prof. A. Mehrabov worked also as a Postdoctoral Researcher at Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering in the Tokyo University, Japan for 1 year (All-Soviet Union Visiting Researcher Award in Japan, 1984/1985) and as a Fullbright Professor at Dept. of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering in the University of California at Santa Barbara, USA for four months (All-Soviet Union Lecturing and Research Award in USA, 1991/1992).

Dr. A. Mehrabov major fields of specializiation include Alloy-Design, Metal&Alloy Physics, Computational Materials Science, Intermetallics and Atomic/Magnetic Ordering, Bulk Amorphous/Nanocrystalline Materials, Magnetic&Magnetocaloric Materials. He is a author of 200 research works which are well-known in scientific public and has been published in leading international journals.

Prof. Dr. Amdulla O. Mehrabov, Dept. of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 06531 Ankara, Turkey.