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Selmiye Alkan Gürsel

Vice-Dean For Research

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Selmiye Alkan Gürsel received BSc, MSc and PhD degrees from the Middle East Technical University Department of Chemistry and, as part of her doctoral studies, she carried out research on electrochromic polymers at the University of Florida (USA). She conducted post-doctoral studies on fuel cells in the General Energy Department of Paul Scherrer Institute. She has been working as a faculty member in the Materials Science and Nano Engineering Program at Sabancı University since 2008. She is directing and participating various international and national projects on fuel cells, polymer membranes, graphene, lithium-ion batteries, lithium -air batteries, electrolyzers. She participated in Graphene Flagship Project, in FP7 (Graphene-Driven Revolutions in ICT and Beyond) and Horizon 2020 (Graphene-Based Disruptive Technologies) phases as the primary investigator, scientific representative of the work package on fuel cells and national contact point from Turkey. She was awarded by L’Oreal Young Woman in Science Scholarship 2010, METU Prof. Dr. Mustafa N. PARLAR Research Incentive Award 2012, Science Academy -Young Academics Prize Scholarships (BAGEP) 2013. She received "Academic Prize" in the inaugural Women Energizing Turkey Awards endowed by the Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources in 2018.

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Hüsnü Yenigün

Vice-Dean For Education

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Hüsnü Yenigün received his BSc, MSc and PhD degrees in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Middle East Technical University. After graduation, he worked as a Researcher and Consultant at TÜBİTAK / Software R&D Center and Lucent Technologies / Bell Labs.

Hüsnü Yenigün joined Sabancı University in 2001 as a Faculty Member of computer Science and Engineering Program. His research interests are automata and concurrency theory, formal methods, software quality assurance, testing, model checking, complexity relief techniques for practical software verification. He has made significant scientific contributions in these areas.

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