Group Leader: Sezer Özerinç

Sezer Özerinç is the principal investigator of Nanomechanics Laboratory. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Middle East Technical University. He completed his Ph.D. at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2015. He is currently an Assistant Professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara. He is also affiliated with the Department of Micro and Nanotechnology. His research focuses on the micro and nanomechanical characterization of nanostructured metals, metallic glasses, high entropy alloys and 3D-printed materials.

Curriculum vitae

 

 

 


Ph.D. Students      


Amir Fedaie

Amir Fadaie

Amir Fadaie received his B.S. degree from the Materials and Metallurgical Engineering Department at IAUN University Isfahan Iran. His undergraduate research focused on glassy materials for biomedical applications. He completed his M.S. in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department of METU (2014) during which he worked on the production and structural characterization of Iron-Boron nanoalloys. He is currently a Ph.D. Student at the Micro and Nanotechnology Department of METU. He joined Nanomechanics Group in Spring 2018.

 Email: amir.fadaie@metu.edu.tr


Burçin Kaygusuz

Burçin Kaygusuz

Burçin Kaygusuz received her B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Gazi University (2013). Her undergraduate research was adsorption of heavy metals from wastewater by using biomaterials. She completed her M.S. in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering of METU (2016) during which she worked on Li-ion and Li-S batteries and material synthesis. She joined Nanomechanics Laboratory in Fall 2017. Her Ph.D. thesis is focused on the development of new generation hard nitride coatings for wear resistance applications. She is also working on the microstructural characterization of refractory materials and 3D printed materials.
Email: kaygusuz.burcin@gmail.com

E. Evren Sonat

E. Evren Sonat

Evren Sonat received her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Middle East Technical University. She had been a research assistant in METU Welding Technology and Non-Destructive Testing Center for 8 years. She joined Nanomechanics Laboratory in Fall 2018. She is currently also working as an MRB / Liason Engineer in Turkish Aerospace Industry (TUSAŞ). In her Ph.D. thesis, she is working on the effects of repair parameters on the mechanical performance of aerospace composites.

Email: sonatevren@gmail.com


Hamed Zeinalabedini

Hamed Zeinalabedini received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Tabriz in 2011. He received his M.S. degree in Machine Design in the Mechanical Engineering Department at İstanbul Technical University. His M.S. work focused on topology optimization of microcellular structures produced by additive manufacturing. He joined Nanomechanics Laboratory in Fall 2020. In his Ph.D., he is working on the development of nanostructured alloys using accumulative roll bonding technique.

Email: hzeinala@gmail.com


M.S. Students


Abdullah Alduais

Abdullah Alduais

Abdullah Alduais received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Sana'a University, Yemen in 2013. Abdullah joined Nanomechanics Laboratory in Summer 2019. He is working on the Development of environmentally friendly 3D printing filament materials.

Email: abdullah.alduais@metu.edu.tr

 


Sencer Aydın

Sencer Aydın received his B.S. degree in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering from Middle East Technical University. Sencer joined Nanomechanics Laboratory in Fall 2017. He is working on the experimental characterization of 3D printed materials and structures.

Email: sencer.aydin@metu.edu.tr

 

 


Alperen Bakır

Ali Alperen Bakır

Ali Alperen Bakır joined Nanomechanics Group in Fall 2018 as an undergraduate of METU ME. He worked on the mechanical characterization of 3D printed specimens made of recycled thermoplastics. He published two journal papers as a result of his work. After a 1-year M.S. study at the University of Nottingham he joined the Nanomechanics Group again. He is currently working on the mechanical characterization of advanced 3D-printed structural materials.

Email: alperen.bakir@metu.edu.tr


 Ali Bagheri Behboud

Ali Bagheri Behboud

Ali Bagheri Behboud received his B.S degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tabriz, İran. His undergraduate research focused on vibration & hydrodynamic simulation of a floating wave energy converter. He joined Nanomechanics Laboratory in Spring 2019 and he is working on the mechanical characterization of metallic glass thin films.

Email: ali.behboud@metu.edu.tr


Sevda FathipourSevda Fathipour

Sevda Fathipour joined the Nanomechanics laboratory in Fall 2019 and she has worked on solid solution strengthening of nanostructured materials for a year.

 

 

 


Mehmet Kepenekci

Mehmet Kepenekci received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Middle East Technical University. He joined Nanomechanics Laboratory in Fall 2018. He is working on the finite element modeling of advanced nanomechanical testing techniques.

Email: mehmet.kepenekci@metu.edu.tr

  


Roozbeh Neshani

Roozbeh Neshani

Roozbeh Neshani received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tabriz University, İran. His undergraduate research focused on fuel cells and the manufacturing of a pressure-sensitive pitot-tube speedometer. He joined Nanomechanics Laboratory in Spring 2019. He is working on the mechanical characterization of high entropy alloy nanocomposites.

Email: roozbeh.neshani@metu.edu.tr

 


Undergraduate Students


Sabit Hasçelik

Sabit Hasçelik

Sabit Hasçelik is an undergraduate student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Middle East Technical University. He joined Nanomechanics Laboratory in Summer 2019. He is working on the mechanical properties of 3D printed polyamide structures.

Email: sabit.hascelik@metu.edu.tr

 

 


Deniz Karanfil

Deniz Karanfil

Deniz Karanfil is an undergraduate student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Middle East Technical University. He joined Nanomechanics Laboratory in Summer 2019. He is working on the mechanical properties of 3D printed polyamide structures.

Email: karanfil.deniz@metu.edu.tr

 

 


Gökhan Tarman

Gökhan Tarman

Gökhan Tarman is an undergraduate student in the Department of Materials Science and Nanotechnology Engineering, TOBB University. He joined Nanomechanics Laboratory in Fall 2019 as an intern. He is working on the mechanical characterization of metallic glass thin films.

Email: otarman@etu.edu.tr

 


Former Members


Mohammad Abboud

Mohammad Abboud joined Nanomechanics Group in Fall 2016, and he obtained his M.S. degree on Fall 2018. His thesis title is Micromechanical Characterization of Metallic Glass - Crystalline Nanocomposite Coatings. He was co-advised by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Y. Eren Kalay. He is currently a Ph.D. student at Bilkent University.

Email: mohammad.ali.abboud@gmail.com

 


Alican Tuncay Alpkaya

Alican Tuncay Alpkaya joined Nanomechanics Group in Fall 2016, and he obtained his M.S. degree in Spring 2018. His thesis title was "Experimental Investigation of the Mechanical Properties of Nanolayered Metals". He was co-advised by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Y. Eren Kalay. He is currently a Ph.D. student at İzmir Institute of Technology.

Email: alicanalpkaya@gmail.com

 


Resul Atik

Resul Atik

Resul Atik joined Nanomechanics Laboratory in Summer 2019 as an undergraduate of METU ME. He worked on the characterization of the mechanical properties of 3D printed parts made of recycled plastics. He published two papers as a result of his work in our lab. He is currently working in Ekinoks-AG Ltd. Şti.

Email: atik.resul@metu.edu.tr

 


Barış Nigar

Barış Nigar

Barış Nigar joined Nanomechanics Laboratory in Spring 2016 and obtained his M.S. degree in Fall 2020. His thesis title was "Analysis of Crack Initiation and Propagation in Solid Rocket Motor Nozzle Throats". He is currently working as a structural design engineer at Roketsan Inc.

 

 


Can İhsan Tekinbaş

Can İhsan Tekinbaş

Can İhsan Tekinbaş joined Nanomechanics Group in Spring 2018 as an undergraduate of METU ME. He worked on the development of a filament extruder for recycled thermoplastics. He is currently at Vestel.

Email: can.tekinbas@metu.edu.tr

 


Last Updated:
27/01/2021 - 17:04