December 1990

Doctor of Science,
Physical Electronics,
University of Oslo, Norway.

August 1985

Master of Science,
Solid State Physics

Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey.

June 1983

Bachelor of Science,
Physics, Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey.


May 2001 - Present

Prof. Dr. METU, Ankara-Turkey

January 1996 - May 1996

Assoc. Prof. Dr., METU . Ankara-Turkey

September 1991 - January 1996

Assist. Prof. Dr, METU . Ankara-Turkey

December 1990 - June 1991

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Oslo, Norway

June 1993 - October 1993

Visiting Scientist, Linkoping University, Sweden

December 1995- August 1996

Visiting Scientist, Toronto University, Canada.


Project Conducted:

Coordinator of an EU FP6 STREP on semiconductor nanocrystals, with project acronym SEMINANO, started in September 2004.


Coordinator of an EU FP6 SSA project aiming at increasing the research capacity of Turkey, The project will start in June 2005.


Management committee member of COST action 523 on nanostructured materials, represented Turkey in this action, completed in 2003
Partner of Nanoforum project (EU FP5), running project until 2006.
Coordinator of a Turkish-Bulgarian joint research project on laser processing of semiconductor surfaces, running project until 2006


Coordinator of many national research projects on semiconductor materials and devices including semiconductor nanostructures.


Research interests:


Semiconductor materials and devices in general. Production, characterization of semiconductor nanocrystals.




More than 50 publications in international refereed journals