Research Fields

  • Quantum optoelectronics of atomically-flat nanocrystals
  • Colloidal Synthesis of Atomically Flat Semiconductor Nanocrystals
  • Nanocrystal optoelectronics (colloidal quantum dots–CQDs)
  • Physics of colloidal nanophotonics (excitonics, plasmonics)
  • Functional Plasmonics: Architectural Design, Custom Fabrication and Applications
  • Energy-transfer driven quantum devices/sensors
  • Nanoparticles/nanocomposites photonics
  • Light-emitting diodes (LEDs): CQD-LEDs, perovskite LEDs, III-N LED lighting
  • Quality lighting
  • Sensing bioimplants, implantable medical devices
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Demir Lab Externally Sponsored Research and Grants

EURYI

EURYI - European Young Investigators Award
ESF programme

Title: Novel molecular optoelectronic nanodevices hybridized on microchips for new functionality
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
2008-2015, Completed

N4E

N4E-NoE
EC FP7 programme

Title: Nanophotonics for Energy Efficiency Network of Excellence
Bilkent-PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Collaborators: ICFO-Spain, TU Dresden-Germany, University of Southampton-UK, CEA LETI-France, LENS-Italy, CSIC-Spain, KTH-Sweden, UPC-Spain
2010-2015, Completed

NIH

NIH - 1R01EB010035
US National Institute of Health Funding Program

Title: BioMEMs Sensors For Monitoring Fracture Healing
Bilkent-PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Collaborator: Professor Christian Puttlitz - Colorado State University, USA
2009-2012, Completed

NIH-2

NIH - 1 R01 AR069734-01
US National Institute of Health Funding Program

Title: Early Detection and Prediction of Complex Bone Fracture Healing
Bilkent-PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Collaborator: Dr. Kirk McGilvray - Colorado State University, USA
2016-2021, Active

Samsung

Samsung GRO Project
University-Industry Collaborative Research Project

Title: Polarized light emitting display using nanocrystal composites
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Collaborator: Samsung Advanced Institute Technology, Korea
2014-2016, Completed

5140079

TÜBİTAK - 5140079
University-Industry Collaboration Grant Programme

Title: Enhancement of Quantum Dots for LCD Displays
Advisor: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Collaborator: Assistant Professor Evren Mutlugün - Abdullah Gul University, Turkey
2015-2017, Active

115E679

TÜBİTAK - 115E679
Bilateral Cooperation (TUBITAK & National Academy of Sciences of Belarus-NASB)

Title: Plasmonic and Excitonic Study of Coupled Nanocrystals and Nanoplatelets
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Collaborator: Professor Sergey V. Gaponenko - B.I.Stepanov Institute of Physics, Belarus
2016-2019, Active

114F326

TÜBİTAK - 114F326
Scientific Research Funding Program

Title: High-performance optical gain and lasing from colloidal quantum wells
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
2015-2018, Active

114E449

TÜBİTAK - 114E449
Bilateral Cooperation (TUBITAK & German Federal Ministry of Education and Research-BMBF)

Title: Field dependent properties of low-dimensional semiconductor nanoparticles: colloidal synthesis, design, fabrication and characterization
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Collaborator: Professor Ulrike Woggon - TU Berlin, Germany
2015-2018, Active

114E410

TÜBİTAK - 114E410
Short Term R&D Funding Program

Title: Investigation of Nonradiative Energy Transfer from Semiconductor Nanocrystal Quantum Dots to Two Dimensional MoS2
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
2015, Completed

113S101

TÜBİTAK - 113S101
Primary Subjects R&D Funding Program

Title: Biocompatible smart implant rods for scoliosis surgery
Advisor: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Collaborator: Associate Professor Teyfik Demir - TOBB University of Economy and Technology, Turkey
2013-2016, Completed

EURYI

TÜBİTAK - 112E183
Bilateral Cooperation (TUBITAK & German Federal Ministry of Education and Research-BMBF)

Title: Quantum dots embedded in salt macrocrystals for stable and efficient white light generation
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Collaborator: Professor Nikolai Gaponik - TU Dresden, Germany
2013-2015, Completed

112E255

TÜBİTAK - 112E255
Scientific Research Funding Program

Title: Design and development of wireless passive electromagnetic sensing systems for structural health monitoring
Advisor: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
2013-2015, Completed

111E189

TÜBİTAK - 111E189
Scientific Research Funding Program

Title: Microfabricated and implantable innovative flexible resonator chips as markers for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
2012-2015, Completed

110E217

TÜBİTAK - 110E217
Scientific Research Funding Program

Title: Design, fabrication and characterization of high quality color definition single chip polarized LEDs with semiconductor nanocrystals for next generation display technologies
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
2011-2014, Completed

110E156

TÜBİTAK - 110E156
Short Term R&D Funding Program

Title: Innovative functional heteronanoparticle film formation using bionanotechnological methods for plasmonic applications
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
2011, Completed

110E010

TÜBİTAK - 110E010
Bilateral Cooperation (TUBITAK & Korean Research Foundation-KRF)

Title: Hybrid expitaxial quantum heterostructures integrated with colloidal quantum dots and polymer nanoemitters in pillar architecture
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Collaborator: Professor In-Hwan Lee - CBNU-KOPTI , Korea
2010-2012, Completed

109E004

TÜBİTAK - 109E004
TUBITAK COST NCM MP0701 Action

Title: Nanocrystal doped hybrid bio-nanocomposites
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
COST Action: COST action MP0701 on polymer nanocomposites
2009-2012, Completed

109E002

TÜBİTAK - 109E002
Bilateral Cooperation (TUBITAK & German Federal Ministry of Education and Research-BMBF)

Title: Colloidally synthesized semiconductor nanocrystals and their Förster resonance energy transfer- FRET for solid state lighting applications
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Collaborator: Professor Nikolai Gaponik - TU Dresden, Germany
2009-2012, Completed

107E297

TÜBİTAK - 107E297
Bilateral Cooperation (TUBITAK & Korean Research Foundation-KRF)

Title: InAlGaN based quantum structures and device applications for strong electroluminescence
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Collaborator: Professor In-Hwan Lee - CBNU-KOPTI , Korea
2008-2010, Completed

107E088

TÜBİTAK - 107E088
Bilateral Cooperation (TUBITAK & National Academy of Sciences of Belarus-NASB)

Title: Quantum dot luminescence enhancement with plasmonic field localization and control with external electric field application for high-performance nanophotonic devices
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Collaborator: Professor Sergey V. Gaponenko - B.I.Stepanov Institute of Physics, Belarus
2007-2010, Completed

106E020

TÜBİTAK - 106E020
Scientific Research Funding Program

Title: Nanocrystal doped novel devices for optoelectronic applications
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
2006-2009, Completed

104E114

TÜBİTAK - 104E114
Scientific Research Funding Program

Title: First High-speed Optoelectronic Quantum Modulators for Short Optical Wavelengths in Information Communication and Sensor Applications
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
2005-2008, Completed

SanTez

SanTez 1463.STZ.2012-2
The Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology of the Republic of Turkey, Industrial Thesis (SanTez) program

Title: Electromagnetic designs and measurements for inductive heating all-surfaces and all-metals
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Collaborator: Arçelik A. Ş., Turkey
2013-2015, Completed

Arcelik-BM-1

Arçelik I, II & V
University-Industry Collaborative Research Project

PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Collaborator: Arçelik A. Ş. Dishwasher Plant, Turkey
2011-2013, Completed

Arcelik-MARGE

Arçelik III & IV
University-Industry Collaborative Research Project

PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Collaborator: Arçelik A. Ş. Central R&D Unit, Turkey
2011-2012, Completed

Arcelik-BM-3

Arçelik VI
University-Industry Collaborative Research Project

PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Collaborator: Arçelik A. Ş. Dishwasher Plant, Turkey
2014, Completed

Arcelik-BM-2

Arçelik VII & VIII
University-Industry Collaborative Research Project

PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Collaborator: Arçelik A. Ş. Dishwasher Plant, Turkey
2014-2015, Completed

EtiMaden

EtiMaden I & II
University-Industry Collaborative Research Project

Title: Nanocomposite Coatings with Boron
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Collaborator: Eti Mine Works & Innov'Coat
2010-2012, Completed

MOON

MOON
EC FP6 program Marie Curie International Reintegration Grant MIRG-CT-2005-021391

Title: Modern optoelectronics on III-N
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
2005-2008, Completed

TUBA-GEBIP

TÜBA-GEBİP
TÜBA-Turkish Academy of Sciences, The Young Scientists Award Programme (GEBIP)

Title: Nanocrystal and nanoparticle doped devices for novel optoelectronic functions
PI: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
2007-2009, Completed

TUBITAK-BIDEB-2219

TÜBİTAK - BİDEB - 2219
National Postdoctoral Research Scholarship Programme

Title: Nanocrystal doped photonic devices and systems
Mentor: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Researcher: Dr. Nihan Kosku Perkgöz
2014-2015, Completed

TUBITAK-BIDEB-2221

TÜBİTAK - BİDEB - 2221
Fellowships for Visiting Scientists and Scientists on Sabbatical Leave

Title: Electroluminescent devices based on all inorganic nanomaterials
Mentor: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Researcher: Dr. Manoj Sharma
2015-2016, Completed

PHOREMOST

PhOREMOST Network of Excellence
EC FP6 ICT funded project FP6-2003-IST-2

Title: Nanophotonics to realice molecular-scale technologies
Researcher: Professor Hilmi Volkan Demir
Collaborators: ICFO-Spain, TU Dresden-Germany, University of Southampton-UK, FOM Institute AMOLF-Netherlands, LENS-Italy, ICN-Spain, Imperial College London-UK, King's College London-UK, NTC-Spain, Università di Roma-Italy, UPC-Spain, University of St Andrews-UK
2004-2008, Completed