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Ali Rana Atılgan »
Faculty Member
Research Area

Biological physics • Systems science • Mechanics of Materials

Burç Mısırlıoğlu »
Faculty Member
Research Area

Ferroelectric-semiconductor interfaces, resistive memory action of such systems. Phase transitions in functional oxides and artificially grown multilayers/superlattices. Effect of defects on thermodynamics and phase transitions of crystalline materials. Growth of ferroelectric and multiferroic films using chemical precursor methods and their characterization. Electrocaloric effect in ferroelectric solid solutions and its applications.

Canan Atılgan »
Faculty Member
Research Area

Polymer and protein dynamics; theoretical and computational investigation of complex molecular systems.

Cleva Ow-Yang »
Faculty Member
Research Area

developing nanoparticle-based optical materials controlled assembly of nanoparticles mechanisms of extended phosphorescence origin of wetting structure and properties of interfaces thermodynamics and kinetics of phase transformations

Emre Erdem »
Faculty Member
Research Area

Physics of Materials; Spectroscopy (EPR, Raman, Photoluminesence, Impedance); Physical Chemistry; Solid State Physics; Graphene; Carbon dots; Semiconductors; Nanoparticles and Nanocrystals; Ceramics; Powder processing; Phase transitions; Photovoltaics; Solar cells; Thermoelectrics; Supercapacitors, Li-ion batteries; Piezoelectric nanowires and nanogenerators; Wearable electronics; Energy harvesting and storage; Electrical vehicles; Microelectronic systems; Battery management systems; Robot arms, Materials for grippers; Thin film batteries

Fevzi Çakmak Cebeci »
Faculty Member
Research Area

Polyelectrolyte multilayer thin films, responsive nanocomposites, vertically aligned and functionalized carbon nanotubes for supercapacitor applications.

Gözde İnce »
Faculty Member
Research Area

Chemical vapor deposition of organic and inorganic thin films, fabrication and characterization of polymer nanostructures, applications of thin films as stimuli responsive coatings, controlled drug delivery, biosensors

Mehmet Yıldız »
Faculty Member
Research Area

Polymer based Composite Materials, Nano Composites, Structural Health Monitoring, Fiber Optic Sensors, Meshless Computational Fluid Mechanics (Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics), Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing, Semiconductor Single Crystal Growth.

Mehmet Ali Gülgün »
Faculty Member
Research Area

Effects of impurity cations on the microstructural development and properties of polycrystalline ceramics; synthesis and characterization of multi cation solid oxide electrolytes for solid oxide fuel cell (clean energy generation of the near future) applications; ceramic materials and structures in photonics applications; synthesis and characterization of polymer ceramic composite materials; atomic level characterization of structure and chemical binding in materials through electron microscopy and spectroscopy.

Melih Papila »
Faculty Member
Research Area

Smart Materials and Structures, Optimization and Testing of Composite Materials, Structural Analysis, Design of Experiments and Surragate Models

Özge Akbulut »
Faculty Member
Research Area

silicone-based composite models, surgical models, colloid and dispersant science, rheology, cement

Selmiye Alkan Gürsel »
Vice Dean
Research Area

Synthesis & Characterization of Proton Exchange Membranes for Fuel Cells, Graphene based Electrodes & Catalyst Supports for Fuel Cells, Radiation Induced Grafting, Micro-Nanomaterials for Artificial Muscles, Electrodes for Lithium Ion Batteries, Electrochemical Synthesis & Characterization of Conducting Polymers

Yusuf Menceloğlu »
Faculty Member
Research Area

Polymer synthesis; characterization, modification and structure/property/application relationship, and polymerization kinetics; florinated polymers, oligomers and surfactants (synthesis and characterization); reactions and extractions in supercritical carbon dioxide; formulation of performance chemicals.



Affiliated Faculty


Ali Koşar »
Affiliated Faculty
Research Area

Ali Koşar's research interests lie in heat and fluid flow in micro heat sinks, micro/nano scale cooling, cavitation, boiling heat transfer, and MEMS (Microelectromechanical Systems). He has been conducting pioneering research on single-phase and boiling heat transfer, single-phase and two-phase pressure drop, critical heat flux (CHF), and cavitation in MEMS-based pin fin, second generation microchannel heat sinks. The results of his research have generated many papers on micro heat sinks in some prestigious journals like Journal of Heat Transfer and International Journal of Heat Transfer. Moreover, he also has some conference papers. RESEARCH INTERESTS Two-phase flow, Boiling Heat Transfer, Convective heat transfer, Critical Heat Flux, Electronic cooling, Microsystems, Nano/micro scale Heat Transfer, Minuatorization of heat sinks, Microfluidics

Bahattin Koç »
Affiliated Faculty
Research Area

3D bioprinting/biomanufacturing for tissue and organ engineering; computational geometry and optimization for additive manufacturing process; heterogenous, multi-functional object modeling and manufacturing; nano-micro additive manufacturing of composite materials; proses planning and development for hybrid additive-subtractive processes.

Güllü Kızıltaş Şendur »
Affiliated Faculty
Research Area

Design Optimization (Domain specific optimal design of mechanical, biomedical and electromagnetic systems, optimal design of complex/new technology products, Multidisciplinary design optimization) Material Design and Fabrication (Topology optimization, Homogenization theory, Advanced 3D fabrication (Solid Free Form Fabrication, Micro Fabrication by Co-Extrusion, etc.) Computational Mechanics (advanced micro-material modeling, Finite Element Methods (FEM)) Electromagnetics (FEM, miniature multifunctional antennas, filters, passive components, arrays)

Murat Kaya Yapıcı »
Affiliated Faculty
Research Area

Microelectromechanical System (MEMS), Micromachining and Micro/Nanofabrication Technologies, Micro Sensors and Actuators, Semiconductor Process Technologies, Scanning-Probe based Nanotechnology and Nanomanufacturing, Biomedical Microsystems and Devices, Microfluidic Systems, MEMS-CMOS and nanomaterial integration



Network Faculty


Mükerrem Çakmak
Network Faculty
Research Area

Processing-structure and property relationships, their computer simulation, particularly the effect of stress history on the development of structural hierarchy in various polymer processes including injection molding, film and fiber forming; developing on-line structural monitoring strategies to understand the fundamentals of structural evolution under complex thermal deformation; histories that are imparted onto polymers during their processing; the effect of nano-sized organic and inorganic particles on the evolution of structural hierarchy in processed polymers.