PeopleDirector’s Office

Prof. Hilmi Volkan Demir

Director

UNAM-National Nanotechnology Research Center
Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology

Contact Details

+90 (312) 290 1021
+90 (312) 266 4365
volkan@bilkent.edu.tr
UNAM Director’s Office
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 Demir Research Group – Device & Sensors Research Labrotary

Institution

Professor, Department of Physics
Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Associate Member, Turkish Academy of Science

Research Interest

Nanophotonics, nanocrystal optoeelectronics, devices and sensors, light-emitting diodes, lighting, energy research.

Education

Stanford University, PhD, 2004
Stanford University, MS, 2000
Bilkent University Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, BS, 1998
Ankara Fen Lisesi, 1994

Awards

National Research Foundation – NRF Investigatorship Award – 2015
Nanyang Award for Research Excellence – 2013
Elected Associate Member of National Academy of Sciences, Turkey (TUBA) – 2012
IEEE Senior Membership – 2012
The Rank Prize International Scholar, The Rank Prize Funds, UK – 2011
Singapore NRF Fellowship Award – 2009
TUBITAK – TESVIK (Young Scientist) Award – 2009
Parlar Foundation Young Scientist Award – 2008
European Science Foundation European Young Investigator Award (EURYI) – 2007
JCI Worldwide Federation of Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs TOYP Honoree – 2007
TUBA GEBIP – 2006

Patents: >30, SCI Journal publications: >200, Invited talks, seminars, colloquia: >150

Representative Publications

  • Near-Unity Emitting Copper-Doped Colloidal Semiconductor Quantum Wells for Luminescent Solar Concentrators
    Advanced Materials, 29, 1700821 (2017).
  • High-Efficiency Optical Gain in Type-II Semiconductor Nanocrystals of Alloyed Colloidal Quantum Wells
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 8, 5317 (2017)
  • Near-Field Energy Transfer Using Nanoemitters For Optoelectronics
    Advanced Functional Materials, 28, 8158 (2016) (Invited Feature Article)
  • Stable and Low Threshold Optical Gain in CdSe/CdS Quantum Dots: All-Colloidal Frequency Up-Converted Laser
    Advanced Materials, 27, 2678 (2015)
  • Amplified Spontaneous Emission and Lasing in Colloidal Nanoplatelets
    ACS Nano, 8, 6599 (2014)

Özgür Yıldırım

Associate Director

Infrastructure Manager

UNAM-National Nanotechnology Research Center
Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology

Ozgur-Yildirim-BilkentUNAM

Contact Details

+90 (312) 290 3500
+90 (312) 266 4365
ozgur.yildirim@unam.bilkent.edu.tr
UNAM Director’s Office

Education

Middle East Technical University, MS, 2000
Middle East Technical University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, BS, 1997
Ankara Fen Lisesi, 1992

Experience

Aselsan MGEO, 2006 – 2018
Milsoft, 2005 – 2006
Aselsan MGEO, 1998 – 2005
ETC, 1998 – 1998
TÜBİTAK, 1997 – 1009

T. Serkan Kasırga

Associate Director

UNAM-National Nanotechnology Research Center
Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology

Dönüş Tuncel

Associate Director

UNAM-National Nanotechnology Research Center
Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology

Contact Details

+90 (312) 290 3577
+90 (312) 266
dtuncel@fen.bilkent.edu.tr
UNAM Director’s Office
webpage

Institution

Assoc. Prof., Department of Chemistry

Research Interest

Design and synthesis of novel organic and inorganic/organic hybrid, nanostructured functional materials with potential applications in the areas of photonics, photocatalysis and bionanotechnology

Education

PhD: University of Cambridge and Imperial College

Representative Publications

  • Cucurbit[7]uril-threaded fluorene–thiophenebased conjugated polyrotaxanes
    RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 98109-98116
  • High-Stability, High-Efficiency Organic Monoliths Made of Oligomer Nanoparticles Wrapped in Organic Matrix
    ACS Nano, 2016, 10 (5), 5333–5339
  • Construction of multi-layered white emitting organic nanoparticles by clicking polymers
    Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2015, 3, 10277-10284
  • High-Stability, High-Efficiency Organic Monoliths Made of Oligomer Nanoparticles Wrapped in Organic Matrix
    ACS Nano, 2016, 10 (5), 5333–5339
  • Synthesis and investigation of singlet oxygen production efficiency of photosensitizers based on meso-phenyl-2,5-thienylene linked porphyrin oligomer and polymers
    Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 2015, 13, 330-347
  • pH-Responsive Near-Infrared Emitting Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles for Cellular Imaging and Controlled-Drug Delivery
    J. Polym. Sci. A Polym. Chem., 2015, 53, 114-122
  • Cucurbituril-based supramolecularly engineered nanostructured materials
    Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 2015, 13, 330-347
  • Red Emitting, Cucurbituril-Capped, pH-Responsive Conjugated Oligomer-Based Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery and Cellular Imaging
    Biomacromolecules, 2014, 15, 3366-3374
  • Conjugated polymer nanoparticles
    Nanoscale, 2010, 2, 484-494 (Invited Feature Article, 2010-May, June, July, Top Ten articles)