People

  Umut Adem
Office: +90 232 750 76 09 umutadem@iyte.edu.tr

Office: +90 232 750 76 09
umutadem [at] iyte.edu.tr

Ph.D. : Chemistry, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, October 2008 .

Research Interests: Ferroelectric and Pb-free piezoelectric materials, electrocaloric effect and electrocaloric cooling, multiferroic materials, structure-property relationship in functional materials, powder x-ray diffraction, synthesis of ceramic materials, structural and magnetic properties of intermetallic alloys.

Selected Publications:

1. M. Dolgos, U. Adem, X. Wan, Z. Xu, A. J. Bell, T. P. Comyn, T. Stevenson, J. Bennett, J. B. Claridge and M. J. Rosseinsky, Chemical control of octahedral tilting and off-axis A-cation displacement allows ferroelectric switching in a bismuth-based perovskite, Chemical Science, 3,1426-1435, (2012).

2. U. Adem, L. Wang, D. Fausti, W. Schottenhamel, P. H. M. van Loosdrecht, A. N. Vasiliev, L. N. Bezmaternykh, B. Buechner, C. Hess and R. Klingeler, Magnetodielectric and Magnetoelastic Coupling in TbFe_3 (BO_3 )_4 , Physical Review B, 82, 064406, (2010).

3. U. Adem, A. A. Nugroho, A. Meetsma, T. T. M. Palstra, `Ferroelectric displacements in multiferroic Y(Mn,Ga)O_3 ‘, Physical Review B, 75, 014108, (2007).

CV: Umut Adem CV


   Yaşar Akdoğan
Office: +90 232 750 76 17 yasarakdogan@iyte.edu.tr

Office: +90 232 750 76 17
yasarakdogan [at] iyte.edu.tr
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Ph.D. : Chemistry,Institute of Physical Chemistry, Stuttgart University, Germany, September 2009.

Research Interests: Synthesis of paramagnetic nanoparticles in zeolites, protein based nanoparticles for drug delivery, synthesis of bioinspired underwater glues, protein structure-dynamics-function relationship.

Selected Publications:

1.Y. Akdogan, W. Wei, K. -Y. Huang, Y. Kageyama, E. W. Danner, D. R. Miller, N. R. M. Rodriguez, J. H. Waite, and S. Han, Intrinsic Surface-Drying Properties of Bioadhesive Proteins, Angew. Chem. 2014, 126, 11435 –11438.

2.Y. Akdogan, D. Hinderberger, Solvent-Induced Protein Refolding at Low Temperatures, J. Phys. Chem. B, 15, 1542-15429, 2011.

3.Y. Akdogan, M. J. N. Junk, D. Hinderberger, Efect of Ionic Liquids on the Solution Structure of Human Serum Albumin, Biomacromolecules, 12, 1072-1079, 2011.

CV: Yaşar Akdoğan CV


Mustafa M. Demir (Chairperson) 
Office: +90 232 750 75 11 mdemir@iyte.edu.tr

Office: +90 232 750 75 11
mdemir [at] iyte.edu.tr
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Ph.D. : Materials Science Engineering, Sabancı University, 2004.

Research Interests: Fabrication of polymer-based nanomaterials, nanosrystal synthesis, polymer nanocomposites, electrospinning.

Selected Publications:

1. M. M. Demir, A. Baba*, V. Atilla, M. İnanlı ‘ Types of the scaling in hyper saline geothermal system in northwest Turkey ‘, Geothermics, 50, 1-9 (2014).

2.  N. Horzum, E. Boyacı, T. Shahwan, A. E. Eroğlu, M. M. Demir* ‘ Sorption Efficiency of Chitosan Nanofibers towards Metal Ions at Low Concentrations”‘, Biomacromolecules, 11(12) 3301-3308 (2010).

3. S. Hess, M. M. Demir, V. Yakutkin, S. Baluschev, G. Wegner*, ‘Investigation of Oxygen Permeation through Composites of PMMA and Surface-Modified ZnO Nanoparticles’ Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 30, 394-401 (2009).

CV: Mustafa M. Demir CV


Hâldun Sevinçli
Office: +90 232 750 76 12 haldunsevincli@iyte.edu.tr

Office: +90 232 750 76 12
haldunsevincli [at] iyte.edu.tr
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Ph.D. : Physics, Bilkent University, June 2008.

Research Interests: Quantum transport, Transport in disordered materials, Thermoelectrics in nano- and meso-scale systems, Phonon transport in nano-structured materials, Spintronic properties of low-dimensional systems, Order-N computational methods for quantum transport.

Selected Publications:

1. H. Sevinçli, C. Sevik, T. Çağın, G. Cuniberti, “A bottom-up route to enhance thermoelectric figures of merit in graphene nanoribbons“, Scientific Reports 3 (2013)

2. H. Sevinçli, G. Cuniberti, “Enhanced thermoelectric figure of merit in edge-disordered zigzag graphene nanoribbons“, Physical Review B 81 (11), 113401 (2010)

3. H. Sevinçli, M. Topsakal, E. Durgun, S. Ciraci, “Electronic and magnetic properties of 3d transition-metal atom adsorbed graphene and graphene nanoribbons“, Physical Review B 77, 195434 (2008)

CV: Haldun Sevinçli CV


Ufuk Şentürk
Office: +90 232 750 76 19 ufuksenturk@iyte.edu.tr

Office: +90 232 750 76 19
ufuksenturk [at] iyte.edu.tr

Ph.D. : New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, 1997.

Research Interests: Glass science and technology, powder processing and characterization, particle and fiber reinforced polymer matrix composites, glass macro and microsphere technology, thermal spray ceramic coatings.

Selected Publications:

1. U. Şentürk, D. H. Lee, R. A. Condrate and J. R. Varner, “ATR-FTIR Spectral Investigation of SO2-Treated Float Glass”, pp. 337-342 in Disordered Materials and Interfaces vol. 407. Edited by H. Z. Cummins, D. J. Durian, D. L. Johnson and H. E. Stevens. Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, PA, 1996.

2. A. Kucuk, C.C. Berndt, U. Şentürk, and R. S. Lima “Influence of Plasma Spray Parameters on the Mechanical Properties of Yttria Stabilized Zirconia Coatings II: Acoustic Emission Response”, Mater. Sci. Eng. A. 284 [1-2] 29-40 (2000).

3. A. Kucuk, U. Şentürk, and C. C. Berndt, “Deformation Characteristics of YSZ Coatings Using Acoustic Emission”, Ceramic Transactions 122, 283-297 (2001).

CV: Ufuk Şentürk CV Ufuk Şentürk Yayinlar


Çekdar Vakıfahmetoğlu
Office: +90 232 750 76 19 cekdarvakifahmetoglu@iyte.edu.tr

Office: +90 232 750 76 19
cekdarvakifahmetoglu [at] iyte.edu.tr

Ph.D. : Materials Science and Engineering, University of Padova, Italy, 2010.

Research Interests: Low temperature green manufacturing processes to make materials that can match or improve upon those that require high temperature processing, sequestration of greenhouse gases by using minerals and waste/recycled materials, hydrothermal and solid state synthesis of ceramic particles and parts, porous materials (especially for filtration and high temperature applications), preceramic polymers and polymer derived ceramics, 1D nanostructures, biomaterials: bioceramics.

Selected Publications:

1. C. Vakifahmetoglu, D. Zeydanli, M. D. d. M. Innocentini, F. d. S. Ribeiro, P. R. O. Lasso, and G. D. Soraru, “Gradient-Hierarchic-Aligned Porosity SiOC Ceramics,” Scientific Reports, 7 41049 (2017).
DOI: 10.1038/srep41049

2. C. Vakifahmetoglu, J. F. Anger, V. Atakan, S. Quinn, S. Gupta, Q. Li, L. Tang, and R. E. Riman, “Reactive Hydrothermal Liquid-Phase Densification (rHLPD) of Ceramics – A Study of the BaTiO3[TiO2] Composite System,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 99[12] 3893-901 (2016).
DOI:10.1111/jace.14468

3. C. Vakifahmetoglu, D. Zeydanli, and P. Colombo, “Porous polymer derived ceramics,” Materials Science and Engineering: R: Reports, 106 1-30 (2016).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mser.2016.05.001

CV: Cekdar Vakifahmetoglu CV


                                                              Research Assistants

Yaman Göksel
Office : +90 232 750 76 26  yamangoksel@iyte.edu.tr

Office : +90 232 750 76 26

yamangoksel [at] iyte.edu.tr

B.Sc. : Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Dokuz Eylul University.

M.Sc. : Materials Science and Engineering, Izmir Institute of Technology.


Tuğrul Güner
Office : +90 232 750 76 16  tugrulguner@iyte.edu.tr

Office : +90 232 750 76 16

tugrulguner [at] iyte.edu.tr

B.Sc. : Department of Physics, Bilkent University (2006-2011).

M.Sc. : Department of Physics, Izmir Institute of Technology (2012-2015).

Ph.D. : Material Science and Engineering, Izmir Institute of Technology (2015-).


Merve Günnar Karakaya
Office : +90 232 750 76 86  mervegunnar@iyte.edu.tr

Office : +90 232 750 76 86

mervegunnar [at] iyte.edu.tr

B.Sc. : Department of Physics, Dokuz Eylul University (2010).

M.Sc. : Department of Physics, Izmir Institute of Technology (2015).

Ph.D. : Material Science and Engineering, Izmir Institute of Technology (2015-).


A.Halis Güzelaydın
Office : +90 232 750   halisguzelaydin @iyte.edu.tr

Office : +90 232 750

halisguzelaydin [at] iyte.edu.tr

B.Sc. :.

M.Sc. : .


Tuğba Isık
Office : +90 232 750 76 16/76 35  tugbaisik@iyte.edu.tr

Office : +90 232 750 76 16/76 35

tugbaisik [at] iyte.edu.tr

B.Sc. : Department of Chemistry,Izmir Institute of Technology (2008-2013).

M.Sc. : Materials Science and Engineering, Izmir Institute of Technology (2013-2015).

Ph.D. : Materials Science and Engineering, Izmir Institute of Technology (2015-).


Ali Kandemir
Office : +90 232 750 76 36  alikandemir@iyte.edu.tr

Office : +90 232 750 76 36

alikandemir [at] iyte.edu.tr

B.Sc. : Materials Science and Engineering, Anadolu University (2009-2014).

M.Sc. : Materials Science and Engineering, Anadolu University (2014-2015).

Ph.D. : Materials Science and Engineering, Izmir Institute of Technology (2015-).


Gizem Kurt
Office : +90 232 750 76 21  gizemkurt@iyte.edu.tr

Office : +90 232 750 76 21

gizemkurt [at] iyte.edu.tr

B.Sc. : Department of Chemistry, Izmir Institute of Technology.

M.Sc. : Materials Science and Engineering, Izmir Institute of Technology.


Selma Mayda Bacaksız
Office : +90 232 750 76 98 selmamayda@iyte.edu.tr

Office : +90 232 750 76 98

selmamayda [at] iyte.edu.tr

B.Sc. : Department of Physics, Middle East Technical University (2006-2011).

M.Sc. : Department of Physics, Izmir Institute of Technology (2011-2013).

Ph.D. : Material Science and Engineering, Izmir Institute of Technology (2013-).


Tuğçe Semerci
Office : +90 232 750 76 21 tugcesemerci@iyte.edu.tr

Office : +90 232 750 76 21

tugcesemerci [at] iyte.edu.tr

B.Sc : Department of Physics, Izmir Institute of Technology (2012).

M.Sc : Material Science and Engineering, Izmir Institute of Technology (2015).

Ph.D. : Material Science and Engineering, Izmir Institute of Technology (2015-).


Doğuş Zeren
Office : +90 232 750 67 89 Lab: +90 232 750 67 45 doguszeren@iyte.edu.tr

Office : +90 232 750 67 89 Lab:+90 232 750 67 45

doguszeren [at] iyte.edu.tr

B.Sc. : Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Dokuz Eylul University (2005-2009).

M.Sc. : Materials Science and Engineering, Izmir Institute of Technology (2010-2012).

Ph.D. : Materials Science and Engineering, Izmir Institute of Technology (2013-).