Member At Large – Metin Mangir


Metin came to Caltech, Pasadena 47 years ago as a scholarship student.  Later Metin got his PhD at USC, and did state of the art research, and became one of the directors at HRL Laboratories, the birth place of lasers. Since his retirement from HRL in late 2008, he is consulting on high technology projects in Turkey and USA.

He was part of the group that gave the name ATASC back in 1982, served in the publicity committee then, later as a teacher at ATASC school in Long Beach, and as a BOD member of ATASC in 2009-10, and as a BOD member and membership chair at LATAA 2010-13.