People

Members

Selcuk Yerci

Asst. Prof. Selcuk Yerci

Micro and Nanotechnology Programme
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Center for Solar Energy Research and Applications

Room : EEE-C110
Phone : +90 (312) 210-2344
Fax : +90 (312) 210-2304
Email : syerci[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Areas : Solar cells, near-infrared photodetectors, silicon photonics, alternative solar materials, spectroscopic characterization of optical materials.

Postdoctoral Researchers

Dr. Hava Akpınar

Post Doctoral Researcher

Ph.D. in Polymer Science & Technology @METU
M.S. in Chemistry @METU
B.S. in Chemistry @METU
E-mail: hzakpinar@yahoo.com
Research Areas: Perovskite Solar Cells and Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells

 

Graduate Students

 

Ilker Yildiz

İlker Yıldız

Ph.D. Candidate in Physics

M.S. in Physics @ METU
B.S. in Physics @ Ankara University
E-mail: iyildiz[at]metu.edu.tr
Research Areas: XPS , TOF-SIMS, UPS, band-alignment in alternative solar materials

Wiria Soltanpoor

Ph.D. Candidate in Micro and Nanotechnology

M.Sc. in Theoretical Physics @ Mohaghegh
B.Sc. in Nuclear Physics @ Urmia University
E-mail: wiria.soltanpoor@metu.edu.tr
Research Areas: Fabrication of perovskite cells by thermal evaporation

Mehemt Koc

Mehmet Koç

Ph.D. Student in Micro and Nanotechnology

M.S. in Micro and Nanotechnology @ METU
B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Eng. @ Bilkent University
E-mail: mehmetkoc.ee[at]gmail.com
Research Areas: Light trapping in solar cells

Gence Bektas

Ph.D. Student in Micro and Nanotechnology

M.S. in Micro and Nanotechnology @ METU
B.S. in Physics @ METU
E-mail: e153207[at]metu.edu.tr
Research Areas: Electron and hole transport layers by reactive sputtering

 

Wisnu

Wisnu Hadibrata

M.S. Student in Micro and Nanotechnology
B.S. in Physics @ METU
E-mail: wisnu.hadibrata[at]metu.edu.tr
Research Areas: Thin, flexible and high efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells

Irem

 

Zişan İrem Özyurt

M.S. Student in Micro and Nanotechnology
B.S. in physics @ METU
B.S. in biology @ METU
E-mail: ozyurtirem[at]gmail.com
Research Areas: Ge deposition on silicon

 

Emrah

Emrah Korkmaz

M.S. Student in Micro and Nanotechnology
B.S. in physics @ Bilkent University
E-mail: kmzemrah[at]gmail.com
Research Areas: Optoelectronic sensor and device design.

Cem Şahiner

M.S. Student in Electrical and Electronics Eng.
B.S. Electrical and Electronics Eng. @ METU
E-mail: cem.sahiner[at]metu.edu.tr
Research Areas: Perovskite solar cells

 

Hande

Hande Gündüzöz

M.S. Student in Mechanical Eng.
B.S. Mechanical Eng. @ METU
E-mail: handegunduzoz[at]gmail.com
Research Areas: Thin film silicon lift-off by mechanical stress

Arman Ayan

M.S. Student in Electrical and Electronics Eng.
B.S. Electric and Electrical Eng. @ METU
E-mail: armanayan[at]hotmail.com
Research Areas: Strained Ge on Si

 

Deniz Turkay

M.S. Student in Micro and Nanotechnology
B.S. Electric and Electrical Eng. @ METU
E-mail: denturkay[at]gmail.com
Research Areas: Electromagnetic and drift-diffusion simulation of solar cells, Fabrication of PERC type solar cells

Can Ozcan

M.S. Student in Electric and Electrical Eng.
B.S. Electric and Electrical Eng. @ METU
E-mail: canozcan92[at]gmail.com
Research Areas: Metallization of silicon solar cells, Ge photodetectors, Light trapping in solar cells

 

 

 

Undergraduate Researchers

 

Umut Bekci

Electrical and Electronics Eng., 4th year
E-mail: umutbekci94[at]gmail.com
Research Areas: Up-conversion via rare-earth elements

Konstantin Tsoi

Electrical and Electronics Eng., 4th year
E-mail: c.tsoy1996[at]gmail.com
Research Areas: Geometrical Optics

Ahmad Ali Elgendy

Physics, 3rd year
E-mail: ahmadalielgendy[at]gmail.com
Research Areas: Strained Ge

 

Çağıl Köroğlu

Physics, 4th year
B.S. Electrical and Electronics Engineering @ METU
E-mail: cagil.koroglu[at]metu.edu.tr
Research Areas: Geometrical concentrators for enhanced upconversion in Er3+ doped films

Berivan Işık

EEE, 3rd year
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Osman Emre Aydın

EEE, 4th year
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Tuğçe Nur Avcı

Chemistry, 2nd year
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Dilşad Er

EEE, 3rd year
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Elif Cüce

EEE, 3rd year
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Kerem Artuk

EEE, 3rd year
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Necati Işık

EEE, 4th year
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Visiting Researchers

 

 

Past Members

Mohamed Alshal

Undergraduate Researcher - 2015
Electronics and Communication Eng., Mansoura Univ.
Worked on thin film removal of silicon using polymer stress layers in 2015 summer. Succesfully fabricated thin silicon layers using epoxy.

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Mert Çelik

Undergraduate Researcher - 2015
Electrical and Electronics Eng., METU
E-mail: celik.mert[at]metu.edu.tr
Developed various photonics experiments. Designed and fabricated low-cost optical components

Imane Barrijal

Visiting Researcher - 2016
Ph.D.Student in Science and Eng. Tech. @ Abdelmalek Essaadi Univ. , Tangier, Morocco

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Keiriti Yassamina

Visiting Researcher - 2016
Ph.D.Student in physics of materials and components @ Science and Technology Houari Boumediene Univ. , Algiers , Algeria