Group Members


Emren Nalbant Esentürk





Asude Çetin – Ph. D. Student

“Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic Studies of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles for Water Oxidation Reaction”



Serra Kocabaş – M. Sc. Student

“Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic Investigation of Nano-catalysts in Spinel Structure for Water Oxidation Reaction”



İzel Aksoy – M. Sc. Student

“Synthesis of Cobalt Based Metal Oxide Nanoparticles and Investigation of Their Potential Use as Catalysts in Water Oxidation Reaction”



Yağmur Ağcalı – M. Sc. Student

“Synthesis, Characterization and Investigation of Manganese Based Metaloxide Nanoparticles as Water Oxidation Catalysts”



İlkay Üner B. Sc. Student




Former members


Elif Ekebaş Researcher

Magnesium substituted cobalt spinel nanostructures for electrocatalytic water oxidation


Aylin Elçi – M. Sc. Alumni

Tin(IV) oxide coated gold nanoparticles: Synthesis, characterization and investigation of  surface enhanced Raman scattering activities

Current Position: PhD Student in Micro and Nanotechnology, METU


Emir Aydın – Researcher

Efficiency analyses of gold nanoparticle embedded Si-solar cells

Current Position: R&D Scientist at Eczacıbaşı


Cansu Börüban – M. Sc. Alumni

Carbon Dioxide Capture by Copper Oxide Nanoparticles Decorated Supports

Current Position: R&D Scientist at Brisa 


Doruk Ergöçmen – Researcher

Synthesis and Characterization of Transition Metal Integrated Main Group Clusters

Current Position: PhD Student at Oxford University



N. İlkem Evcimen – M. Sc. Alumni

Growth and Characterization of Branched Gold Nanoparticles on Surfaces
(2013 – 2015)

Current Position: R&D Scientist at Polisan 



S. Esra Öğün – M. Sc. Alumni

Synthesis, Spectroscopic and Computational Analysis of Nickel Integrated Germanium Clusters

Current Position: R&D Scientist at Procter & Gamble, Germany



Çağla Arca – Researcher

High Aspect Ratio Gold Nanowires: Synthesis, Characterization and Investigation of Potential Applications
(2012 – 2014)


Duygu Kozanoğlu – M. Sc. Alumni

Power  Conversion Efficiency Enhancement of Organic Solar Cells by Addition of Gold Nanoparticles
(2010 – 2012)

Current Position: PhD Student in Micro and Nanotechnology, METU


Zhanar Sholanbayeva  M. Sc. Alumni

Synthesis, Characterization and Functionalization of Gold Nanoparticles
(2010 – 2012)


Elçin Dertli – M. Sc. Alumni

Synthesis of Gold Nanowires with High Aspect Ratio and Morphological Purity
(2010 – 2012)