Prof. Dr. Mustafa M. Demir


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Mustafa M. Demir received his BS from Chemistry Department of Boğaziçi University, Turkey in 1999. He did his MS and PhD studies in Materials Sciences and Engineering Programme at Sabancı University in 2001 and 2004, respectively. Later he moved to Max Planck Society Polymer Research Institute in Mainz, Germany as post-doc researcher under the supervision of Prof. Gerhard Wegner (2004 – 2007). He had a faculty position at the Chemistry Department of Izmir Institute of Technology as assistant professor (2007-2008) and associated professor (2008-2014), respectively. He was the director of Materials Research Center and coordinator of Materials Science and Engineering Program of the Institute (2013-2014). Mustafa M. Demir is now professor and head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (2014- ).His current research interest are polymer-based nanomaterials.

http://mse.iyte.edu.tr/en/mustafa-m-demir/

ACADEMIC

  • September, 2014 – Prof. Dr. 

Izmir Institute of Technology -Faculty of Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

  • December, 2008 – Assoc. Prof. Dr.

Izmir Institute of Technology – Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry 

  • April, 2007 – Assist. Prof. Dr. 

Izmir Institute of Technology – Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry 

  • February, 2007 – Post Doctorate

Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research, GERMANY

  • May, 2004 – PhD

Sabanci University, TURKEY –  Material Science and Engineering

  • June, 2005- MSc

Sabanci University, TURKEY –  Material Science and Engineering

  • June, 1999 – BSc

Bogazici University, TURKEY – Chemistry

  • 1989-1992 – Bursa High Science School

AWARDS

  • FABED Eser Tümen Award (2014) – In natural science / chemistry, with title “Electrospinning and Nanomaterials”
  • The Young Scientist Award (GEBİP, 2013) Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA)
  • The Year of Material Scientist Award (2013)- International Association of Advanced Materials
  • The patent encoded with TR 2009/07107 was awarded as the best patent of 2009 by Turkish Patent Institute (4th)

GRANT

  • “Career Development Program” by The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey encoded with 107T795 (2008). “Fabrication and optical characterization of uniaxially – oriented light emitting polymeric fibers via electrospinning”
  • “Research Project Grant” by The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey encoded with 109T905 (2009). “Fabrication of transparent composites with high refractive index containing invisible nanoparticles”
  • “Research Project Grant” by The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey encoded with 114Z292 (2014). “Fabrication of Triboluminescent Polymeric Films and Fibers and Their Applications”

Peer Reviewing For Scientific Journals:

2012-present: Journal of the American Chemical Society

2012-present: Materials Research Bulletin

2011-present: Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspect (Editorial Board)

2010-present: Applied Surface Science

2009-present: ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces

2008-present: Macromolecules

2008-present: Biomacromolecules

2008-present: Applied Catalysis A

2008-present: Nanotechnology

2008-present: eXPRESS Polymer Letters

High School Projects for TUBİTAK and International Competitions (Dissemination):

2010 – İzmir Türk College

2011- İzmir Türk College

2012 – Maltepe Military School

2014 – Çakabey College

2016 – Çakabey College