The Turkish Mathematical Society’s annual ranking list on “turkmath.org” has been updated for 2016. The rankings are sorted in the scope of SCI with respect to published articles in the fields of theoretic and applied mathematics between 1980-2016 in Turkey and Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). In 2014 the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) was fifteenth on the list, climbing up to fourteenth place in 2016, EMU is placed fourth amongst Foundation Universities in the TRNC and Turkey.
Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) instructor and Chair of Mathematics Department, Prof. Dr. Nazım İ. Mahmudov was ranked in the 10th place within the Turkey based mathematicians. Adding more, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean and also an instructor in the Department of Mathematics, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ali Özarslan appeared as the 13th in the list. Prof. Dr. Nazım İ. Mahmudov took the 26th place with his article published in “Computers & Mathematics with Applications” Journal among the most refered articles publish within the last decade.
As per the rankings of universities, Eastern Mediterranean University, Arts and Sciences Faculty, Mathematics Department has outranked a considerable number of mathematic departments of various prominent universities and made it to the 14th place.
Along with all these noteworthy achievements, Eastern Mediterranean University’s Mathematics Department has produced over 500 undergraduate, 160 master’s and 57 Ph.D. graduates. Currently providing high quality study opportunities with 7 professors, 3 associate professors, 10 assistant professors and 14 part time academic staff members who are all Ph.D holders, EMU Mathematics Department is one of the strongest and most competitive departments within the region.