Members

Principle Investigator

Mehmet Ünlü (Doç. Dr.)

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Ph. D., Middle East Technical University

E-mail: munlu(at)etu.edu.tr

Mehmet Unlu received his B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey in 2001, 2003, and 2009, respectively. He worked as a postdoctoral researcher at METU-MEMS Center in 2009. He served as a research scientist at Cornell Nanoscale Science and Technology Facility (CNF), Ithaca, NY between 2009 and 2011, while he was working for Utah State University, Logan, UT. He joined the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI in 2011 as a postdoctoral research fellow. Between 2012 and 2018, he served as a faculty member at the Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University. He is currently serving as a faculty member at the TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey. His major research interests are terahertz components, plasmonics, optoelectronics, NEMS, and reconfigurable circuits and antennas for microwave and millimeter-wave applications.

Prof. Unlu received the “The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) Ph.D. Scholarship” between 2003 and 2009, the “Prof. Mustafa N. Parlar Education and Research Foundation-METU Thesis of the Year Award” in 2009 for his Ph.D. dissertation, “Best Student Paper Award (2nd place) in IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation” and “Best Student Paper Award (3rd place) in IEEE International Microwave Symposium” in 2013, “Prof. Mustafa N. Parlar Education and Research Foundation Research Encouragement Award” in 2013, “International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Young Scientist Award” in 2014, and “Turkish Academy of Sciences Outstanding Young Scientist Award” in 2015. Prof. Unlu is a senior member of IEEE.

Postdoctoral

Kholoud Elmabruk

(Post-doc, full-time)

B.Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering Aljabal Algharbi University, Gharian, Libya

M.Sc., Electronic and Communication Eng. Çankaya University

Ph.D., Electrical and Electronics Engineering Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University

E-mail: kholoudelmabruk(at)gmail.com

Research Area: Development of a Time-Domain Spectroscopy System for The Characterization of Reconfigurable Terahertz Sources

Graduate Students

Muhammed Abdullah Unutmaz

(PhD candidate, full-time)

B.Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering Hacettepe University

M.Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University

E-mail: maunutmaz(at)ybu.edu.tr

Research Area: Reconfigurable Terahertz Spoof Surface Plasmon Polariton Waveguides and Components

Kazım Demir

(PhD candidate, part-time, TUBITAK BILGEM )

B.Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering Gaziantep University

M.Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University

E-mail: 135102105(at)ybu.edu.tr

Research Area: Terahertz Reconfigurable Photoconductive Antennas and Photomixers

Alumni

  1. Adem Yılmaz (currently a Ph.D. candidate at Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University)
  2. Süleyman Burak Çelik (currently working at the Presidency of Defence Industries (SSB))
  3. Dr. Kadir Üstün (current serving as a faculty member at the Electrical and Electronics Eng. Dept. of the Adana Science and Technology University)
  4. Dr. Orçun Kiriş (currently working at TUBITAK UZAY)
  5. Muammer Serkan Açıkgöz
  6. Gülay Özşahin (currently working at TUBITAK BILGEM-ILTAREN)
  7. Tuğba Kemiksiz (currently working at TUBITAK BILGEM-BTE)