Prof Sefer Bora Lisesivdin

Prof Sefer Bora Lisesivdin

BSc, MSc, PhD, SMIEEE

© 2020

Research

Research Interests

  • Electron and magnetotransport properties, of III-V group semiconductor materials,
  • Transport properties of low-dimensional systems as Quantum dots (0D), Quantum wires (1D), Quantum wells (2D),
  • Transport, strain, persistent photoconductivity, hot-electron transport properties, Shubnikov de Hass parameters and quantum parameters of 2 dimensional gas (2DEG) of AlGaN/GaN, AlGaN/(AlN)/GaN, AlGaN/(AlN)/GaN/AlN HEMT and AlInN/AlN/GaN/AlN structures,
  • Electrical properties of Graphene,
  • As tools; Hall Effect (HE), Quantum Hall Effect (QHE), Semiconductor Device simulators Aestimo and TiberCad. DFT calculator ATK.

Grants and Projects

Earned grants as a project investigator (PI) or project co-investigator (co-PI)

  • 2018-2019 TUBITAK 1512, 2180227, Production of Compact USB Fiber-coupled UV-VIS-NIR Optical Spectrometer for Industrial and Scientific Purposes, CEO and PI, Budget, 149 846 TL no-return grant (approximately 24 500 Euros)
  • 2017-2020 TUBITAK 1001, 116F197, Investigation of Growth Behaviors and 2DEG Properties of of MgZnO/ZnO Heterostructures grown by USPECVD Method, PI, Budget, 359 810 TL (approximately 88 600 Euros)
  • 2014-2016 Joint grant of Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey and RFBR of Russia, 113F364, Manipulation properties of two-dimensional electronic gas using insitu surface passivation of AlGaN/GaN heterostructures by molecular beam epitaxy, PI, Budget: 282 910 TL (approximately 100k €)
  • 2012-2013 University Research Grant, 05-2012/13, Numerical optimization of MgxZn1-xO/ZnO and BexZn1-xO/ZnO based heterostructure transistors, PI, Budget: 14 889 TL (approximately 6 500 €)
  • 2012-2013 University Research Grant, 05-2012/14, Investigation of the effects of transition metal palladium on electronical, structural and optical properties of graphene nanoribbons, PI, Budget: 14 955 TL (approximately 6 500 €)

Project memberships

  • 2010-2012 TUBITAK 1002 Support Project, 209T051, MOVPE growth and characterization of epitaxial germanium for infrared photovoltaic and sensor applications, Researcher, Budget: 25k TL (approximately 11k €)
  • 2009-2012 TUBITAK 1007 Research Project, 107A012, Researcher, Budget: 4.7 M TL (approximately 2M €)
  • 2008-2012 Military Related Research Project, SAVS020, Scholar, Budget: 5.8M TL (approximately 2 5M €)
  • 2008-2010 TUBITAK 1001 Research Project, 108T018, Epitaxial growth and characterization of infrared AlGaAs laser diode materials, Scholar, Budget: 358 400 TL (approximately 156k €)
  • 2008-2010 TUBITAK (Turkey) – ANCS (Romania) Joint Research Project, TBAG-U/220 (107A584), Studies on synthesis and characterization of TiO2 thinfilm nanostructures which have applications in ecological physics, Scholar, Budget: 58k TL (approximately 25k €)
  • 2006-2009 Military Related Research Project, SAVM005, Researcher, Budget: 4.7 M TL (approximately 2M €)
  • 2006-2007 TUBITAK 1007 Research Project, 105A005, Scholar, Budget: 5.5M TL (approximately 2 4M €)

Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards

  • 2019 Leaders in Innovation Fellowship, Royal Academy of Engineering, United Kingdom,
  • 2017 Duty Award, Gazi University Faculty of Science, Ankara, Turkey.
  • 2016 Turkish Academy of Sciences, Distinguished Young Scientist Award
  • 2015 IEEE Senior Membership
  • 2015 SCI-indexed Publication Award, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey.
  • 2015 Duty Award, Gazi University Faculty of Science, Ankara, Turkey.
  • 2014 Turkish Society of Physics Prof. Dr. Sevket Erk Young Scientist Award is earned.
  • 2013 TUBITAK 2219 scholarship for postdoc research (6 months).
  • 2007-now 20 publications are promoted through TUBITAK Incentive Program for International Scientific Publications.
  • 2010 SCI-indexed Publication Award, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey.
  • 2008-2009 Postdoc fellowship for postdoc studies.
  • 2007-2008 TUBITAK 2214 scholarship for PhD research (6 months).
  • 2007 Progetto Lagrange PhD Scholarship, Politechnico di Torino, Italy (not used due to personal issues).
  • 2005-2008 Several scholarship for M.Sc. and Ph.D. studies.

Professional

Professional Appointments

  • 2019-2020 Visiting Researcher, Institute for Quantum Optics, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany (3 months)
  • 2018-cont. Full Professor, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Gazi University, Ankara Turkey
  • 2013 Academic Visiting Researcher, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, Colchester, UK.
  • 2011-present Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Gazi University, Ankara Turkey
  • 2009-2011 Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science and Arts, Gazi University, Ankara Turkey
  • 2008-2009 Post-doctoral Researcher, Nanotechnology Research Center, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey http://www.nanotam.bilkent.edu.tr

Research Experience

  • 2019-2020 Visiting Researcher, Institute for Quantum Optics, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany (3 months)
  • 2013 Academic Visiting Researcher, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, Colchester, UK (6 months)
  • 2008-2009 Post-doctoral Researcher, Nanotechnology Research Center, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey http://www.nanotam.bilkent.edu.tr
  • 2007-2008 Research Fellow, Department of Computing and Electronic Systems University of Essex, Colchester, UK (6 months)

Professional Activities

  • 2019 Scientific Committee Member, VIII. ADIM Physics Days, 12-15 September, Bilecik, Turkey.
  • 2018 Scientific Committee Member, VII. ADIM Physics Days, 23-25 May, Aydin, Turkey.
  • 2017 Scientific Committee Member, VI. ADIM Physics Days, 19-21 July, Balikesir, Turkey.
  • 2015 Scientific Committee Member, 1st International Conference on Organic Electronic Material Technologies (OEMT-2015) 25-28 March Elazig, Turkey.
  • 2015 Scientific Committee Member, 2nd International Nanoscience and Nanotechnology for Next Generation (NaNoNG) 29-31 October Antalya, Turkey.
  • 2011-2014 Member of board of management of the Photonics Research Center at Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey. http://fotonik.gazi.edu.tr
  • 2004 Member of organizing group of 11th Condensed Matter Ankara Meeting at Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey.

Professional Services

  • Editorial Board Member: PLOS ONE (SCI-indexed), Advances in Condensed Matter Physics (SCI-indexed)
  • Past Editorial Board Member: Advances in Optoelectronics (eSCI-indexed)
  • Guest Editor: Advances in Materials Science and Engineering (SCI-indexed. 2012 IF:0.500)
  • Reviewer: - Journal of Physics D – Applied Physics, Semiconductor Science and Technology, Nanotechnology, Diamond and Related Materials, Applied Physics Letters, Physica E : Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, Physica B : Condensed Matter, AIP Advances, Computational Materials Science, Synthetic Metals.

Professional Affiliations

  • 2005-present IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) (Senior Member)
  • 2005-present IEEE Electron Devices Society (Senior Member)
  • 2006 IEEE Communications Society
  • 2006 SPIE (Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers)
  • 2003 Hacettepe University Alumni

Seminars

  • 05/2008 “AlGaN/GaN-temelli Yüksek Elektron Hareketliliğine Sahip Transistörlerin (HEMTs) Elektron ve Manyeto-iletim Özelliklerinin İncelenmesi (in Turkish)”, Department of Physics, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey.
  • 02/2008 “Investigation of 2DEG parameters in AlGaN/GaN based heterostructures using QMSA technique” Department of Computing and Electronic Systems, University of Essex, Colchester, UK.

Teaching

Language of the course is given in parantheses.

Undergraduate Courses

  • Fiz 123 Introduction to Nanotechnology (TR)
  • Fiz 103 Physics I (EN)
  • Fiz 104E Physics II (EN)
  • Fiz 156 Physics Lab. (Mechanics) (TR)
  • Fiz 101 Physics I (TR)
  • Fiz 102 Physics II (TR)
  • Fzk 111 Physics (TR)
  • Enf 102 Basic Computer Usage and Fortran Language (TR)
  • Fiz 315 Properties of Matter (TR)
  • Fiz 413 Research Project I
  • Fiz 414 Research Project II

Graduate Courses

  • Fiz 524 Physics of Low-dimensional Semiconductors (TR)
  • Fiz 522 Micro and Nanofabrication Methods (TR)

Advising

PhD

  • E. Kutlu, (Ankara University, Institute of Science, Physics Engineering), 2018- present. Second Advisor.
  • P. Narin, (Gazi University, Institute of Science, Physics), 2015 - present. Advisor.
  • G. Atmaca, (Gazi University, Institute of Science, Physics), Investigations of Low-field Transport and Hot-electron Transport in Passivated AlGaN/GaN HEMTs with Si3N4 2013 - 2018. Advisor.

MSc

  • K. B. Sönmez, (Gazi University, Institute of Science, Advanced Technologies), RF Magnetron Sputter System and Passive Circuit Element Resistor Production and Characterization 2016 - 2019. Advisor.
  • M. T. Haliloğlu, (Gazi University, Institute of Science, Advanced Technologies), Back Side Via Hole Etching Application of SiC for GaN-based Field Effect Transistors 2016 - 2019. Advisor.
  • O. Omeroglu, (Gazi University, Institute of Science, Physics), Investigation of the Electronic Properties of Zn, Cd and Hg-doped Graphene Sheets with Ab-Initio Methods, 2016 - 2018. Advisor.
  • R. Ibrahem, (Gazi University, Institute of Science, Physics), Investigation of Electronic and Optical Properties of Wurtzite MgZnO with First Principles Calculations, 2016 - 2018. Advisor.
  • M. Ozturk, (Gazi University, Institute of Science, Physics), Electrical Characteristics and Scattering Analysis of Ultrathin Barrier GaN-Based High Electron Mobility Transistors, 2015 - 2018. Advisor.
  • J. M. M. J. Al-Abbas, (Gazi University, Institute of Science, Physics),Simulation and optimation of GaN-based ultrathin barrier high electron mobility transistors, 2014 - 2016. Advisor.
  • E. Kutlu, (Gazi University, Institute of Science, Physics), Investigation of the effects of Cadmium Doping on Electronic and Optical Properties of Graphene Nanoribbons, 2014 -2016. Advisor.
  • A. F. Kuloglu, (Gazi University, Institute of Science, Physics), Investigation of Electronic Properties of Pa-terminated Graphene Nanoribbons, 2010-2012. Advisor.
  • G. Atmaca, (Gazi University, Institute of Science, Physics), Numerical Investigation of the 2-Dimensional Carriers in AlQN/AlN/GaN-Based (Q=Ga, In) Transistors with Multi-Quantum Well Back-Barriers, 2010-2012. Advisor.
  • K. Elibol, (Gazi University, Institute of Science, Physics), Investigation of Magnetoconductivity and Surface Properties of Exfoliated and Epitaxially Grown Graphene Samples, 2010-2012. Advisor.
  • G. Karakoc, (Gazi University, Institute of Science, Physics), Investigating the Electron Transport Properties of AlInN/AlN/(InGaN)/GaN Heterostructures with InGaN Quantum Wells. 2009-2012. Advisor.
  • C. Gunes, (Gazi University, Institute of Science, Physics), Electron and magnetotransport investigation of two dimensional electron gas in ultrathin barrier GaN-based heterostructures. 2009-2012. Advisor.