Faculty Members

Deniz Aybaş Tümtürk

Office: SA-224
Phone: +90 312 290 1972
Email: deniz.aybas[at]bilkent.edu.tr

Ph.D.: Electrical Engineering, Boston University, 2021

Research: Experimental atomic, molecular and optical physics; quantum sensors for precision magnetometry; nuclear magnetic resonance.

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Ceyhun Bulutay

Department Chair

Office: SA-220
Phone: +90 312 290 2511
Email: bulutay[at]fen.bilkent.edu.tr

Ph.D.: Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 1997

Research: Theoretical quantum optics and sensing, optomechanics, non-Hermitian physics

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Şahin Büyükdağlı

Office: SA-217
Phone: +90 312 290 2109
Email: buyukdagli[at]fen.bilkent.edu.tr

Ph.D.: Statistical Mechanics, University Joseph Fourier, 2007

Research: Statistical physics of charged and polar liquids, ion channels, electrostatics of polymer translocation, statistical physics of DNA melting, critical phenomena, biophysical modelling.

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Hilmi Volkan Demir

Office: EE-507
Phone: +90 312 290 1021
Email: volkan[at]fen.bilkent.edu.tr

Ph.D.: Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 2004

Research: Semiconductor optoelectronics and nanophotonics, Quantum-confined colloidal structures including quantum dots and wells, Solid-state lighting and LEDs, Nanocrystal-based color conversion, Display-backlighting color enrichment, Energy transfer, Optical gain in semiconductor nanocrystals.

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Ahmet Züfer Eriş

Office: SA-222
Phone: +90 312 290 1388
Email: ahmet.eris[at]bilkent.edu.tr

Ph.D.: Physics, Middle East Technical University 1976

Research: Classified Field Theories, Theory of Gravitation, Harmonic Maps, Completely Integrable Systems.

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Oğuz Gülseren

Office: SA-225
Phone: +90 312 290 1937
Email: gulseren[at]fen.bilkent.edu.tr

Ph.D.: Condensed Matter Physics, Bilkent University, 1992

Research: Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, Nanoscience, Graphene, Solar cells, Plasmonics, Metal nanowires, carbon nanotubes, electronic structure of solids, material properties from first principles.

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Mehmet Özgür Oktel

Office: SA-227
Phone: +90 312 290 1207 or 2512
Email: oktel[at]fen.bilkent.edu.tr

Ph.D.: Condensed Matter Physics, MIT, 2001

Research: Bose-Einstein condensation, Spinor Quantum Gases, Optical properties of Atomic Gases, One dimensional quantum fluids.

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Ekmel Özbay

Phone: +90 312 290 1966
Email: ozbay[at]bilkent.edu.tr

Ph.D.: Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1992

Research: Metamaterials and left-handed materials, photonic band gap materials, GaN based nanophotonic devices, high speed optoelectronic devices, high performance semiconductor laser diode, GaN MOCVD epitaxial growth, physics and applications of nanostructures, micro electro-mechanical devices, ultrafast phenomena, quantum optics.

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Emre Ozan Polat

Office: SA-221
Phone: +90 312 290 1475
Email: emre.polat[at]bilkent.edu.tr

Ph.D.: Physics, Bilkent University, 2015

Research: Optoelectronics and photonics of low dimensional materials, Flexible electronics and wearable applications of quantum materials, Synthesis and device applications of graphene and related materials, Photodetectors, Supercapacitors, Optical Modulators and Electrochromic Devices.

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Hâldun Sevinçli

Office: SA-229
Phone: +90 312 290 1216
Email: sevincli[at]fen.bilkent.edu.tr

Ph.D.: Physics, Bilkent University, 2008

Research: Theory and simulation of quantum transport of charge, spin and heat with focus on nano-electronics, spintronics, magnetotransport, thermoelectrics, phononics, quantum thermal transport.

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Bilal Tanatar

Office: SA-226
Phone: +90 312 290 1591
Email: tanatar[at]fen.bilkent.edu.tr

Ph.D.: Condensed Matter Physics, University of Delaware, 1987

Research: Theory of quantum solids and liquids, low dimensional electron systems, computational physics.

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Onur Tokel

Office: ARL-102
Phone: +90 312 290 8078
Email: otokel[at]bilkent.edu.tr

Ph.D.: Applied Physics, Cornell University, 2011

Research: Fundamental light-matter interactions, from state-selective laser photolysis dynamics to fundamental photonics; and applying the resulting understanding towards novel micro/nano-fabrication technologies and optical devices.

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Cemal Yalabık

Office: SA-228
Phone: +90 312 290 1316 or 1207
Email: yalabik[at]fen.bilkent.edu.tr

Ph.D.: Condensed Matter Physics, Brown University, 1976

Research: Statistical mechanics: dynamics of phase transitions and critical phenomena, quantum mechanical simulation of electronic devices.

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Ali Ulvi Yılmazer

Office: SA-223
Email: ali.u.yilmazer[at]bilkent.edu.tr

Ph.D.: Physics Engineering, Ankara University, 1986

Research: High Energy Physics.

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