|Ahmet Turgay Uzer|
|Born||February 1, 1952
|Alma mater||Middle East Technical University, Harvard|
|Known for||Nonlinear dynamics and chaos in classical mechanics and semiclassical mechanics applied to atomic systems.|
|Fields||Physics, Chemistry, Applied Mathematics|
|Institutions||Georgia Institute of Technology|
|Doctoral students||Jose Luis Vega (Argentina)|
Currently Regents' Professor at Georgia Institute of Technology. He has contributed in field of atomic and molecular physics, nonlinear dynamics and chaos significantly. Specially his research on interplay between quantum dynamics and classical mechanics, in the context of chaos considered to be novel in molecular and theoretical physics and chemistry.
Turgay Uzer completed his bachelor's degree at Turkey's prestigious Middle East Technical University. According to Harvard University Library  his doctoral thesis was entitled "Photon and electron interactions with diatomic molecules." He defended his dissertation and graduated from Harvard University in 1979.
Before joining Georgia Tech in 1985 as an Associate Professor, he worked as a research fellow at University of Oxford 1979/81, Caltech 1982/1983, and as a research associate at University of Colorado 1983/85. Currently, he is a Faculty member with the Center for Nonlinear Science and full professor of Physics at Georgia Tech.
His research areas are quite broad but he has focused on the dynamics of intermolecular energy transfer, reaction dynamics, quantal manifestations of classical mechanics, quantization of nonlinear systems, computational physics, molecular physics, applied mathematics.
Uzer is of Turkish origin and was also awarded the prestigious Science award for his contributions to Physics from the Scientific and Technological Research Council (TÜBİTAK)  in 1998.
- The Physics and Chemistry of Wave Packets, with John Yeazell at books.google
- Lecture Notes on Atomic and Molecular Physics with Şakir Erkoç at books.google
Some of the seminal papers
Uzer has more than 80 referenced Journal articles, in a number of highly respected scientific journals.
- appeared in PRE Chaotic billiards with neutral boundaries
- appeared in Science Celestial Mechanics on a Microscopic Scale
- appeared in JCP Quantization with operators appropriate to shapes of trajectories and classical perturbation theory