Research Team


Evren Mutlugün, PhD

Principle Investigator

Dr. Evren Mutlugün received the B.Sc degree in Physics from Middle East Technical University in 2005. He got his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees, both from Bilkent University Physics Department in 2007 and 2012 respectively.
Prior to joining Abdullah Gül University as a faculty of Electrical-Electronics Engineering in 2014, he worked as a National Research Foundation Competitive Research Programme (NRF-CRP) research fellow at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore between 2012 and 2014. His research focuses on the colloidal quantum dot based exciton harvesting systems for novel bio and optoelectronic applications.
He is the recipient of the 2017 TÜBA-GEBIP, 2014 BAGEP and 2014 FABED Award of Turkey and has co-authored numerous conference papers and more than 55 SCI journals in high rank journals in the field such as Nano Letters, Advanced Materials, Nano Today, ACS Nano, Nanoscale, and Small.

Ahmet Faruk Yazıcı

Research Assistant

Ahmet graduated from Metallurgical and Materials Engineering program at Yıldız Technical University. After receiving his MS degree in Materials Science from Carnegie Mellon University, he joined to Mutlugun Research Group. Currently, he is a PhD student at Abdullah Gul University, where he also works as a research assistant at Materials Science and Nanotechnology Department.

Kaan Elmacıoğlu


Kaan received his B.Sc degree in Electrical-Electronics Engineering from Abdullah Gul University in 2018. He completed his final project under Mutlugun's supervision and currently enrolled in Electrical and Computer Engineering PhD program.

Alumni & Former Group Members

Miray Ünlü

Research Assistant

Miray Ünlü received her Molecular Biology and Genetics degree from Izmir Institute of Technology. She joined to Mutlugun Research Lab in 2014 and defended her master's thesis on 'Investigation of Interaction between Nanocrystal Quantum Dot Films and Escherichia Coli' in 2017.

Sinan Genç

Research Assistant

Sinan Genç received the B.Sc. degree in Electrical Electronics Engineering from Sakarya University in 2012. He completed his master's degree in the same field in 2016.  He has been working as a Research Assistant in Electrical- Electronics Engineering Department of Abdullah Gül University since 2013 and defended his master's thesis on "Photometric Modelling For Efficient Lighting And Display Technologies" in 2016. 

Yemliha Altıntaş, PhD

Research Assistant

Yemliha Altıntaş graduated from Balıkesir University in 2003. He received his M.Sc. degree from Sakarya University Institute of Science and Technology Department of Physics in 2011. He defended his PhD thesis on "Synthesis and Characterization of Semiconductor Colloidal Quantum Dots and Quantum Wells for Optoelectronic Devices". Currently he works as a Research Asistant at AGU, Department of Material Science and Nanotechnology.

Can Uran, PhD


Can Uran graduated from Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Bilkent University in 2006. He received his PhD degree in same department from Bilkent University in 2015. After 2.5 years of industrial experience at Vestel company as a Senior Optical Design Engineer, he joined Mutlugun Research Group for Postdoc studies. He is currently employed in ASELSAN.

Bahri Eren Uzuner

Undergraduate Researcher

Eren is a senior student at AGU Department of Electrical-Electronics Engineering. He worked on Luminescent Solar Concentrator as final project and graduated in 2019.

Emre Beşkazak


Emre received his B.Sc degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Erciyes University in 2016. He joined to Mutlugun Lab following his graduation and started in Electrical and Computer Engineering M.Sc program at Abdullah Gul University. He defended his M.S. thesis on "Colloidal perovskite nanocrystals and LED applications" in 2019.

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