Our Team

Dr. Kenan Gundogdu

Email: kgundog@ncsu.edu

Office: Partners Building II 1525

Mehdi Ashrafganjoie

  • Research: Ultrafast optical characterization of 2D-TMDCs

  • Contact: rlwilmin@ncsu.edu
  • Lab: Partners III 107/181

Ryan Wilmington

  • Research: Correlation measurements of wide-gap single photon emission, ultrafast optical characterization of 2D-TMDCs, computational modeling of highly degenerate systems

  • Contact: rlwilmin@ncsu.edu
  • Lab: Partners III 107/181

Sam Sridhar

  • Research: Studying surface dynamics using second harmonic generation with ultra high vacuum (UHV) techniques, pump-probe 2-D Fourier Transform spectroscopy on conjugated polymer blends

  • Contact: ssridha5@ncsu.edu
  • Lab: Partners III 107

Melike Biliroglu

  • Research: Investigating ultrafast dynamics of organic-inorganic hybrid perovskites, with a focus on quantum coherence. Also using THz spectroscopy to analyze spintronic THz emission in wide-bandgap semiconductor systems, organic-inorganic perovskite systems

  • Contact: mbiliro@ncsu.edu
  • Lab: Partners III 181

Gamze Findik

  • Research: Studying optical characterization of perovskites with ultrafast spectroscopy

  • Contact: gfindik@ncsu.edu
  • Lab: Partners III 181

Dovletgeldi Seyitliyev

  • Research: Perovskite materials, Solar Cells, Transient Electrolumenescence, Ultrafast Spectroscopy

  • Contact: dseyitl@ncsu.edu
  • Lab: Partners III 107/181

Hossein Ardekani

  • Research: Investigating optical properties, charge dynamics, defect engineering, phase transition and electron hole condensation in monolayer TMDs using ultrafast spectroscopy and Raman spectroscopy techniques

  • Contact: mardeka@ncsu.edu
  • Lab: Partners III 107

Jack Bess

  • Contact: jabess@ncsu.edu
  • Lab: Partners III 107

Ryan Brandt

  • Research: High-efficiency electronic devices, RF and analog circuits, nanoelectronics, photonics, applied electromagnetism, and optics
  • Contact: rnbrandt@ncsu.edu
  • Lab: Partners III 181

Alex Bataller

  • Postdoc: 2014-2016
  • Research Assistant Professor: 2016-2018
  • Current Position: Assistant Professor of Nuclear Engineering, North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC)
  • Contact: awbatall@ncsu.edu

Andy Barrette

  • Graduate Student: 2013-2018
  • Current Position: Government Scientist, creator of PolyPhys.com
  • Contact: agbarret@ncsu.edu

Robert Younts

  • Graduate Student: 2014-2018
  • Current Position: Government Scientist

Bilal Gökce

  • Graduate Student: 2009-2012
  • Postdoc: 2012-2013
  • Current Position: Group Leader at University of Duisburg (Essen, Germany)
  • Contact: bilal.goekce@uni-due.de

Chao Xu

  • Graduate Student: 2011-20??
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Cong Mai

  • Graduate Student: 2009-20??
  • Current Position:
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Sinan Can

  • Summer Intern: 2011
  • Current Position: Data Scientist at First Republic Bank
  • Contact: sinan.can@berkeley.edu

Nirjal Sapkota

  • Master's Student: 2010-2011
  • Contact: nsapkot@ncsu.edu

Mark Learner

  • Summer Intern: 2010
  • Current Position: Project Engineer at UL
  • Contact: cmlearne@ncsu.edu

Servet Senlik

  • Summer Intern: 2009
  • Current Position: Data Scientist at Intel Corporation
  • Contact: senlik@umich.edu

Eric Adles

  • Postdoc: 2009
  • Current Position: Senior Professional Staff Member at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Contact: ejadles@gmail.com

Our Collaborators

Dr. Kenan Gundogdu (Physics) and Dr. Franky So (MSE) collaboration members (2022)
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