May 22nd, 2018- Prof. Myung-Gil Kim
(Chung-Ang University), Prof. Jongin Hong
(Chung-Ang University), Prof. Kyoung-Jin Choi
(UNIST) and Prof. Seung-Hoon Han
(Chonnam National University) from South Korea visited our lab and gave talks in the university.
April 1st, 2018-
Mehmet Özdemir, a Ph.D. candidate in UstaLab, was awarded the "Ph.D. Research Award
" by "Türkiye Kimyagerler Derneği"
Congrats, Mehmet, Well Deserved ! [NEWS
March 27th, 2018-
Prof. H. Usta
visited Northwestern University and Flexterra Corporation to meet with Prof. A. Facchetti (Founder & Chief Technology Officer), Dr. Zhihua Chen (Vice President of Chemistry & Supply Operations), Dr. Shaofeng Lu (Principal Scientist), and Dr. Yu Xia (Vice President of Technology & Customer Support).
November 23rd, 2017-
Prof. H. Usta gave an invited talk at "2. Organik Elektronik Çalıştayı
" organized by Tübitak-MAM in Gebze, Kocaeli. [NEWS
October 6th, 2017-
Prof. H. Usta visited Prof. Müjdat Çağlar's optoelectronics research lab and gave an invited talk on Molecular Engineering Approaches for Optoelectronic Materials at Anadolu University, Physics Department
in Eskişehir, Turkey. [NEWS]
October 5th, 2017-
Prof. H. Usta gave an invited talk at International Congress on Chemistry and Materials Science
held at Ankara, Turkey.
September 1st, 2017 -
Postdoctoral researcher, Hüsnüye Ardıç Alidağı, has joined our research group. Welcome to the lab!
August 8th, 2017-
Our new paper with Prof. Gokhan Demirel (Gazi University) on SERS-Active Nanostructured Organic Films is now published in Nature Materials
. Many thanks to our great collaborators Prof. Antonio Facchetti and Prof. George C. Schatz from Northwestern University.
This work is higlighted by C&EN News and Nature Materials News-Views
July 12th, 2017
- Prof. Myung-Gil Kim
from Chung-Ang University (Seoul, South Korea) visited our lab and gave a talk at AGU.
May 24th, 2017 -
Prof. Usta gave a talk in the European MRS Conference-2017
held at Strasbourg, France.
March 1st, 2017 -
First year graduate student, İbrahim Deneme
, has joined our research group. Welcome to the lab!
February 20th, 2017 - Our AGU-Organic Optoelectronics Lab wins the prestigious TUBİTAK-NRF Joint Research Grant. Thanks to our collaborator Prof. Myung-Gil Kim from Chung-Ang University (Seoul, Korea).
January 20th, 2017 -
Our new papers on ambipolar and liquid-crystalline n-channel small molecules are now published in Journal of Materials Chemistry C
Congratulations, Resul !!!
December 28th, 2016-
Resul successfully defended his master's thesis and now holds a M.Sc. degreee in Materials Science and Nanotechnology.
Congratulations, Resul !
October 20th-22nd, 2016-
Mehmet and Resul gave oral talks in the International NanoNG-2016 Conference
held at Kemer, Antalya, Turkey.
October 15th, 2016-
Hakan gave an invited talk in the Turkish Academy of Sciences-Annual Young Scientists Meeting (TÜBA-GEBİP)
held at Kastamonu University (Kastamonu, Turkey).
August 18th, 2016-
Hakan gave an invited talk in the 28th National Chemistry Conference
held at Mersin University (Mersin, Turkey).
July 1st, 2016-
Hakan has been selected as a member of RSC Advances Reviewer-Panel
. Ready to do more reviews for RSC Advances to increase its impact in the field !
June 9, 2016-
Hakan received 2015-Young Scientist of the Year Award (Science Heroes Association)
in the field of Materials Science and Nanotechnology.
April 6-8, 2016 -
Resul gave a talk entitled "Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Ambipolar Semiconductors. Improvement of Charge Carrier Mobilities via Alkyl Chain Tailoring." on the International Conference on Material Science and Technology in Cappadocia (IMSTEC 2016), Turkey.
March 14-15, 2016 -
Hakan was invited to deliver a lecture in the 251st American Chemical Society Meeting, ACS Award for Creative Invention: Symposium in Honor of Antonio Facchetti in San Diego, USA. Congratulations Antonio !
December 14, 2015 - TÜBA-GEBİP 2015 Distinguished Young Scientists Award
Ceremony took place at the Turkish Presidential Complex.
December 4, 2015 -
Hakan was invited to give a departmental seminar at METU (Ankara), Chemistry Department.
October 29, 2015 -
Hakan gave a talk on "Ambipolar Small Molecule Design and Synthesis" in the "International NanoNG-2015 (Nanoscience and Nanotechnology for Next Generation) Conference" in Kemer, Antalya.
October 25, 2015 -
Our new paper on WLED materials is now published in Synthetic Metals.
August 16, 2015 -
Our new paper on organic semiconductor-based SERS platoforms is now published in Advanced Functional Materials (Wiley).
May 12, 2015-
Hakan received 2015 Young Scientists Award (TÜBA-GEBİP)
in the field of Materials Science and Nanotechnology. (Milliyet
May 11, 2015
- Hakan gave a talk on "Boron Containing Semiconductors for OPVs and OTFTs" in the "International Semiconductor Science andTechnology Conference ISST2015)
" in Kuşadası, Aydın.
April 24, 2015 -
Hakan gave an invited talk in the 5th National Inorganic Chemistry Conference
in Mersin, Turkey
March 25, 2015 -
Hakan gave an invited talk in the International Organic Electronic Material Technologies (OEMT-2015) Conference
in Elazığ, Turkey
February 15, 2015 -
Two first year graduate students, Büşra Nur Gökçe
and Resul Özdemir
, have joined our research group. Welcome to the lab!
January 1, 2015 -
We moved into our new research lab at Sümer Campus
. A New Year and a New Lab to do more work!
November 8, 2014 -
Our new paper on high mobility semiconductors is now published in Chemistry of Materials
November 6, 2014 -
Hakan gave a talk in the 6th International Conference on Nanomaterials - Research & Application
in Brno, Czech Republic.
November 1, 2014 -
Our new chapter on Polymeric and Small-Molecule Semiconductors (100 pp. with Prof. Antonio Facchetti) will appear in a new book, Large Area and Flexible Electronics (Wiley-VCH)
October 15, 2014 -
Our new paper on photocurable dielectrics is now published in Journal of Display Technology (IEEE)
October 6, 2014 -
Our new paper with Prof. Antonio Facchetti on ambipolar polymeric OTFTs is now published in Advanced Materials
September 4, 2014 -
Our new paper on polymer electrolyte membranes (PEMs) is now published in Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics
August 21, 2014 -
Hakan gave a talk in the International NanoNG-2014 (Nanoscience and Nanotechnology for Next Generation) Conference
in Elazığ, Turkey.
August 8, 2014
- Our AGU-Organic Optoelectronics Lab wins the prestigious 1001-Research Grant
May 2, 2014 -
Hakan gave a talk in the International Workshop on Flexible Bio- and Organic Printed Electronics
on Organic Electronics in Konya, Turkey.
March 28, 2014 -
Hakan was invited to give a talk on Optoelectronic Materials
at Bilkent University, UNAM-National Nanotechnology Research Center
in Ankara, Turkey. (Abstract
March 27, 2014 -
BAGEP 2014 Award Ceremony took place at Middle East Technical University (METU). (Ceremony Pictures, Cumhuriyet-Bilim ve Teknoloji Dergisi
February 25, 2014 -
Hakan received 2014 Distinguished Young Scientist Award (Bilim Akademisi-BAGEP)
in the field of Materials Science and Nanotechnology. (Milliyet, StarGündem, Kayseri Haber
December 7, 2013
- Hakan was profiled by the national newspaper, Milliyet
October 2, 2013-
Hakan was awarded an "Associate Professor" degree from the Republic of Turkey, UAK
September 1, 2013-
Hakan left Polyera Corporation
(Chicago, IL, USA) after working there for 5 years, and joined the Department of Materials Science and Nanotechnology Engineering at Abdullah Gül University
August 21, 2013
- Our work on boron containing semiconductors with Prof. Antonio Facchetti was published in Advanced Materials
August 10, 2013
- Hakan won the "Bideb 2232-Yurda Dönüş Bursu (Career Reintegration Fellowship)" from TÜBİTAK
, which gives research and salary support of around 100,000 TL during a two year period.
May 20, 2013 -
Hakan made a presentation in the7th COPE-SOLVAY Symposium
on Organic Electronics in Bordeaux, France.
May 16, 2013
- Dr. Shaofeng Lu's work on isoDPP-based copolymers, in which I was a coauthor, was published in Macromolecules
April 25, 2013 -
Hakan was invited to give a lecture on Organic Electronic Materials at Tubitak Marmara Research Center/UME
in Gebze, Turkey.
January 17, 2013
- Dr. Xugang Guo's work on dialkoxybithiazole-based copolymers, in which I was a coauthor, was published in Journal of the American Chemical Society