Completed Dissertations

PhD

  1. Yusuf Kelestemur: Colloidal Heterostructures of Semiconductor Quantum Wells: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications
    Bilkent University, Materials Science and Nanotechnology Graduate Program, Ph.D., June 2017.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  2. Akbar Alipour: Wireless Thin-Film Microwave Resonators for Sensing and Marking
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ph.D., May 2017.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  3. Onur Akin: Metasurface Microlens Focal Plane Arrays and Mirrors
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ph.D., January 2017.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  4. Veli Tayfun Kilic: Innovative Modular and Arrayed Coil Systems for Ultrahigh Efficiency in Inductive Heating and Automated Metal Detection
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ph.D., December 2016.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  5. Zeliha Soran Erdem: Innovative Hybrid Composite Materials
    Bilkent University, Materials Science and Nanotechnology Graduate Program, Ph.D., September 2016.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  6. Talha Erdem: Novel light-emitting devices of semiconductor quantum dots and conjugated polymer nanoparticles
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ph.D., July 2016.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  7. Aydan Yeltik: Physics of nonradiative energy transfer in the complex media of 0D, 2D and 3D materials
    Bilkent University, Physics Department, Ph.D., July 2016.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  8. Burak Ozbey: Design and Implementation of A Wireless Passive Sensing System for Structural Health Monitoring
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ph.D., June 2016.
    Co-Supervisors: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir & Prof. Dr. Ayhan Altintas
  9. Burak Guzelturk: Excitonics of Colloidal Nanocrystals for Next-Generation Optoelectronics
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ph.D., May 2016.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  10. Can Uran: Solution-processed nanostructures and devices for highly polarized light generation, scattering and sensing
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ph.D., December 2014.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  11. Emre Sari: Electric Field Dependent Optoelectronic Nature of InGaN/GaN Quantum Structures and Devices
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ph.D., December 2012.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  12. Evren Mutlugun: Exciton harvesting systems of nanocrystals
    Bilkent University, Physics Department, Ph.D., December 2011.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  13. Sedat Nizamoglu: Novel nanocrystal-integrated leds utilizing radiative and nonradiative energy transfer for high-quality efficient light generation
    Bilkent University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, PhD., March 2011.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  14. Rohat Melik: Novel Wireless RF-bioMEMS Implant Sensors of Metamaterials
    Bilkent University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, Ph.D., August 2010.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir

MSc

  1. Ali Maleki Gargari: Wireless Metamaterial-Inspired Rotation Sensors
    Bilkent University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, M.Sc., June 2017.
    Co-Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  2. Mehmet Zafer Akgul: Colloidal Synthesis and Doping of Semiconductor Nanocrystals
    Bilkent University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, M.Sc., July 2015.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  3. Onur Erdem: Unraveling Excitonic Dynamics of Solution-Processed Quantum Well Stacks
    Bilkent University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, M.Sc., July 2015.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  4. Erdal Gonendik: High-Efficiency Arrays of Inductive Coils
    Bilkent University, Physics Department, M.Sc., July 2014.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  5. Halil Akcali: Macrocrystals Of Semiconductor Nanocrystals For Light-Emitting Diodes
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.Sc., July 2013.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  6. Ibrahim Akcali: Exciton Transfering Macrocrystals Of Colloidal Quantum Dots
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.Sc., July 2013.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  7. Ahmet Fatih Cihan: Multi Exciton Generation And Recombination Of Semiconductor Nanocrystals: Fundamental Understanding And Applications
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.Sc., July 2013.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  8. Shahab Akhavan: Novel Light-Sensitive Nanocrystal Skins
    Bilkent University, Materials Science and Nanotechnology Graduate Program, M.Sc., July 2013.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  9. Ozan Yerli: Computatıonal Study Of Excıtons And Bıexcıtons In Semıconductor Nanocrystals
    Bilkent University, Department of Physics, M.Sc., July 2013.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  10. Kıvanç Güngör: Three Dimensional Nanoplasmonic Surfaces: Modeling, Fabrication and Characterization
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.Sc., January 2013.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  11. Yusuf Kelestemur: Synthesis and Characterization of Highly Efficient CdSe/CdS Core/Shell Nanocrystals with Silar Technique
    Bilkent University, Materials Science and Nanotechnology Graduate Program, M.Sc., August 2012.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  12. Togay Amirahmadov: Optical Near Field Interaction of Spherical Quantum Dots
    Bilkent University, Department of Physics, M.Sc., August 2012.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  13. Yasemin Coskun: Environmental Friendly InP/ZnS Nanocrystals
    Bilkent University, Materials Science and Nanotechnology Graduate Program, M.Sc., May 2012.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  14. Sayim Gokyar: Novel Implantable Distributively Loaded Flexible Resonators for MRI
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.Sc., August 2011.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  15. Veli Tayfun Kilic: Novel Optical Antennas Inspired by Metamaterial Architectures
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.Sc., August 2011.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  16. Hatice Ertugrul: Wireless Radio Frequency Sensors for Structural Health Monitoring
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.Sc., August 2011.
    Co-Supervisors: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir & Assoc. Prof. V. B. Ertürk
  17. Talha Erdem: Color Science and Technology of Novel Nanophosphors for High-Efficiency High-Quality LEDs
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.Sc., August 2011.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  18. Burak Guzelturk: Semiconductor Quantum Dots Driven by Radiative and Non-radiative Energy Transfer for High-Efficiency Hybrid LEDs and Photovoltaics
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.Sc., August 2011.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  19. Refik Sina Toru: Novel nanocomposite coatings of nanoparticles
    Bilkent University, Materials Science and Nanotechnology Graduate Program, M.Sc., April 2011.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  20. Mustafa Akin Sefunc: Novel volumetric plasmonic resonator architectures for enhanced absorption in thin-film organic solar cells
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.Sc., August 2010.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  21. Onur Akin: Cascading and modifying nonradiative energy transfer mechanisms in strong coupling region of plasmons and excitons in semiconductor quantum dots
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.Sc., August 2010.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  22. Ilkem Ozge Ozel: Novel design-based complex nanostructures in hybrid core-shell architectures for high efficiency light generation
    Bilkent University, Department of Physics, M.Sc., July 2010.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  23. Neslihan Cicek: Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembled Semiconductor Nanocrystal Composites with Nonradiative Resonance Energy Transfer for Innovative Architectural Precise Color Tuning and Control
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.Sc., June 2009.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  24. Tuncay Ozel: Selective Plasmonic Control of Excitons and Their Nonradiative Energy Transfer in Collodial Semiconductor Quantum Dot Solids
    Bilkent University, Department of Physics, M.Sc., June 2009.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  25. Gulis Zengin: Targeted self assembly of nanocrystal quantum dot emitters using smart peptide linkers on light emitting diodes
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.Sc., August 2008.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  26. Can Uran: Fabrication of an on-chip nanowire device with controllable nanogap for manipulation, capturing, and electrical characterization of nanoparticles
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.Sc., August 2008.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  27. Sumeyra Tek: Photocatalytic Nanocomposites for Increased Optical Activity
    Bilkent University, Department of Physics, M.Sc., January 2008.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  28. Ibrahim Murat Soganci: Localized Plasmon Coupled Semiconductor Nanocrystal Emitters for Innovative Device Applications
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.Sc., August 2007.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  29. Evren Mutlugun: Novel Ultraviolet Scintillators based on Semiconductor Quantum Dot Emitters for Significantly Enhanced Photodetection and Photovoltaics
    Bilkent University, Department of Physics, M.Sc., June 2007.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  30. Sedat Nizamoglu: Novel Hybrid Light Emitting Diodes with Multiple Assemblies of Nanocrystals to Generate and Tune White Light
    Bilkent University, Department of Physics, M.Sc., June 2007.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir
  31. Emre Sari: InGaN/GaN Quantum Electroabsorption Modulators with Record Breaking Electroabsorption in Blue
    Bilkent University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.Sc., June 2007.
    Supervisor: Prof. Dr. H. V. Demir