New Research Assistants

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Göksenin Hande Bayazıt

Hande graduated from Ankara Atatürk Anatolian High School and started her undergraduate studies at METU, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 2014. She received her B.Sc. degree in 2018. Currently, she is working towards her M.Sc. degree at the same department, in electrical machines and power electronics area. She is a member of Power Lab, since March 2017. Her research interests include design, analysis and control of permanent magnet machines, fault tolerant machine topologies and multiphase systems.

 


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Murat Bayraktar

Murat Bayraktar graduated from Mehmet Emin Resulzade Anatolian High School in 2013. He received his B.Sc. degrees with high honors in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Physics, both from Middle East Technical University (METU) in 2018. He is currently pursuing his M.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at METU with specialization on telecommunications. His research interests include multiple-antenna aided communication systems, non-orthogonal multiple access schemes and mmWave communications. In his spare time, he enjoys playing the piano and playing basketball.


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Umut Bekçi

 

 

 

 

 


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Çağlayan Can Çakırgöz

 

 

 

 

 


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Berkay Karacaer

Berkay Karacaer graduated from TED Ankara College Foundation Private High School in 2014. He received his B.Sc. degree from Electrical and Electronics Engineering in Middle East Technical University, in 2018. He is currently a M.Sc. student in the field of electronics. He is a member of ULTRAMEMES Research Group. His research interest includes the design and micro-fabrication of CMUT (Capacitive-Micromachined-Ultrasonic-Transducer) devices. He likes watching movies, snowboarding, swimming and travelling in his free time.

 


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Furkan Karakaya

Furkan graduated from Eskisehir Fatih Anatolian High School in 2012 and has entered METU Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department at the same year. He got his BS degree in 2017 and he is currently pursuing the M.Sc. degree with the same department. He is a member of PowerLab, which is a research group with main research areas of power electronics and electrical machine design. His current research interests include gallium nitride power transistors, integrated modular motor drive system and reliability of wide bandgap devices. He likes riding motobike and travelling in his free times.


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Selahattin Cem Kılıç

 

 

 

 

 


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Anıl Kurt

Anıl graduated from Antalya Anatolian High School in 2011. He received his BS degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from METU in 2016. He is an MS student in the communications area now. He worked on areas of electronic warfare and radar signal processing in the past. His research interest is focused on hybrid beamforming, millimeter wave communications and massive MIMO now.

 


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Serhat Özküçük

Serhat Özküçük graduated from Bursa - Nilüfer Milli Piyango Anatolian High School in 2010. In 2015, he received his BS degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Dokuz Eylül University. After graduation, he worked as a system design engineer at VESTEL for 2 years. After becoming a system design specialist, he moved to the academy in 2017. In the same year he married Gonca Uslu, who had the same profession. After completing his master's degree at Bursa Technical University, Serhat began his PhD studies at the Middle East Technical University. He has been working mainly on power electronics system design, motor drives, power inverter-converters and photovoltaic.


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Uğur Berkay Saraç

Uğur graduated from Trabzon Yomra Science High School in 2011. He has received his B. Sc. Degree from the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in Middle East Technical University in 2016. He is currently a M.Sc. student in the same department. His research interests include radar signal processing and design and simulation of 5G telecommunication systems. He likes to cook, travel and play music as spare time activities.

 


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Ulaş Topçuoğlu

Ulaş graduated from TED Ankara College Foundation Private High school in 2014. After receiving his B.Sc degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from METU in 2018, he started his M.S studies at the same department with specialization on the field of electronics. His current research topics include photonic integrated circuits, photonic crystals and enhanced FDTD algorithms with non-linear effects. In his spare times he likes to play billiards and travel.

 


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Halil İbrahim Uğurlu

 

 

 

 

 


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Şirin Yazar

Şirin Yazar graduated from Ankara Atatürk Anatolian High School in 2013. She received her B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Middle East Technical University in 2018. She is currently a M.Sc. student in the field of electromagnetics. She is a member of CEMMETU, which is a research group working on developing fast and accurate implementations for real-life electromagnetic simulations, since 2016. Her research interests include photonic crystals, optical couplers, nano-antennas, plasmonic surfaces, invisibility cloaking and frequency-selective surfaces. She is interested in evolution and cognitive psychology and she likes watching movies, kickboxing and biking in her spare time.