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Education & Experience

2021 -….. Team Leader-[ASSBs]| AG Knoblauch Materials Research Institute (IMFAA), Aalen University, Aalen, GERMANY

  • Coordinating the research activities and investigation of the microstructure-property relationship in ASSBs

  • Daily supervision of graduate and undergraduate students

  • Lecturer for “Technologie: Materials, Manufacturing & Engineering Technologies“

  • Assistance in applying for follow-up projects

2018 -2020 Research Associate-[Functional Ceramics]| AG Knoblauch Materials Research Institute (IMFAA), Aalen University, Aalen, GERMANY

  • Investigation of the microstructure-property relationship in various materials for energy-related applications such as SOFC, Li batteries, Solid-state batteries, thermoelectrics etc.

  • Conducting electrochemical impedance spectroscopy measurements on lithium batteries

  • Daily supervision of graduate and undergraduate students

  • Setting-up the new all-solid-state battery laboratory & assistance in applying for follow-up projects

 

2019 -2020 Visiting Scholar| Max-Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Physical Chemistry of Solids, Stuttgart, GERMANY

  • Processing of oxide-based solid electrolyte for solid-state batteries

 

2017 -2018 Post-Doctoral Fellowship | Max-Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Physical Chemistry of Solids, Stuttgart, GERMANY

  • Engineering complex oxide materials for energy-related applications

  • Conducting electrochemical impedance spectroscopy measurements

 

2014 -2017 Ph.D. Fellowship | Max-Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Physical Chemistry of Solids/ International Max Planck Research School for Advanced Materials (IMPRS-AM) Stuttgart, GERMANY

  • Developing thermoelectric materials with various methods

  • Conducting electrical conductivity & Seebeck Coefficient measurements

  • Conducting thermal diffusivity and heat capacity measurements

  • Conducting electrochemical impedance spectroscopy measurements

 

2011 – 2014 Research & Teaching Assistant | Anadolu University, Materials Science & Engineering, Eskişehir, TURKEY

  • Lecturing undergraduates including, Chemistry Laboratory classes

  • Characterizing innovative ceramic-based nanomaterials and composites for energy applications by using analytical TEM techniques such as EELS, EFTEM.

  • Managing transmission electron microscope (TEM) laboratory, including scientific and technical responsibility of the microscopes as well as training the users

 

April 2010 Visiting Researcher University of LEEDS, Leeds Electron Microscopy and Spectroscopy Centre (LEMAS), Leeds, UK

2007-2010 MSc student (3.58/4) Anadolu University, Graduate School of Natural Science, Nanotechnology, Eskişehir, TURKEY

  • Thesis Title: Characterization of Boron Carbide - Aluminum Composites via Transmission Electron Microscope

2002 - 2007 BSc student (3rd place) (3.01/4) Anadolu University, Material Science and Engineering, Eskişehir, TURKEY

  • Thesis Title: Production and Characterization of Steel Foams

 

2006 Spring Erasmus student Technische Universität Hamburg Harburg, Materials Science and Engineering, Hamburg, GERMANY

  • Project Title: Development of Metal Ceramic Powders for Inductive Heating on metal supports

Materials Scientist/Electron Microscopist
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"Materials science without microscopy, and engineering without materials science would fall short."

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