Our Alumni

Our alumni continue their careers in academia, government, and private sector. After graduating from our programs, they are offered positions in top universities, government, and private sector institutions around the world.

MSc & PhD program graduates:

Name Year Location after graduation
SERHAT TOZBURUN 2013 Research Fellow,Wellman Center for Photomedicine,Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston,MA
SERHAT TOZBURUN 2012 PhD in Optical Science&Engineering, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
CİHAN NADİR KAPLAN 2012 Postdoctoral Researcher, Harvard University
YASA EKŞİOĞLU ÖZOK 2011 Postdoctoral Researcher, Koç University
SEÇİL GÜRKAN 2011 PhD in Physics, Koç University
FATİH PELİK 2011 PhD in Physics, Koç University
OZAN SARIYER 2011 Postdoctoral Researcher, University of North Carolina
EVREN KARAKAYA 2011 PhD in Physics, Koç University
MUSTAFA GÜNDOĞAN 2010 PhD in Photonics, ICFO-Institute of Photonics Sciences
NESLİHAN OFLAZ 2010 PhD in Physics, Koç University
RAMAZAN UZEL 2010 PhD ODTÜ, Aselsan
NEŞE ARAL 2009 PhD in Physics, Koç University
YASİN KARADAĞ 2009 PhD in Physics, Koç University
MOHAMMED SHARIF MURIB 2009 PhD in Physics,Univeristait Hasselt
S. ÇİĞDEM YORULMAZ 2009 PhD in Physics, Leiden University
EMRE YÜCE 2009 PhD in Physics, University of Twente
UMUT BÜYÜKÇAM 2008 PhD Pennsylvania State University
CAN GÜVEN 2008 PhD Maryland University
CİHAN NADİR KAPLAN 2008 PhD Brandeis University
REYHANE KILCI 2008 PhD in Applied Sciences, Southern Methodist University
MURAT TUĞRUL 2008 Evolutionary Genetics, IST – Inst. of Sci.&Tech., Austria
M. SELÇUK YAŞAR 2008 PhD University of Massachusetts, Amherst
TURAN BİROL 2007 PhD in Physics, Cornell University
HÜSEYİN ÇANKAYA 2007 PhD in Physics, Istanbul Technical University
MEHMET ALİ DÜNDAR 2007 PhD in Physics, Eindhoven University
AYKUT ERBAŞ 2007 PhD in Physics, Munich Tech. University
KORAY ERDAMAR 2007 PhD in Physics, Eindhoven University
BAŞAK RENKLİOĞLU 2007 PhD in Physics, Bilkent University
ULAŞ KEMAL AYAZ 2006 PhD in Aerospace & Mech Eng, Southern Methodist University
AHMET TUNA BÖLÜKBAŞI 2006 PhD in Physics, National University of Ireland, Maynooth
ÜMİT DEMİRBAŞ 2006 PhD in Physics, MIT
ABDULAH DEMİR 2005 Researcher, JDSU, California, PhD in Optics,University Central Florida.
İBRAHİM İNANÇ 2004 Faculty Member, 19 Mayıs University – PhD in Material Science,Sabancı Univ.

 

BS program graduates: 

Name Year Location after graduation
GÜÇLÜ BACAK 2013 MobilAltın.com, Director of Marketing and Analytics
TUNÇ BAYRAK 2013 3M, Account Supervisor
AYTAÇ AKYILDIZ 2013 Siskon Otomasyon, Software Test Engineer
DUYGU ALTINSOY 2013 Proje Calide, Operations Director
OĞUZ KAYILLIOĞLU 2013 MS in Optoelectronics and Photonics Engineering, Koç University
TUĞÇE UNCUOĞLU 2013 MEC Global
YİĞİT UYSALLI  2012 PhD in Physics, Sabancı University
EKİN ÖZGÖNÜL  2012 MSc, Physics, Bilkent University
ALHUN AYDIN  2011 PhD, Energy Science&Technology, ITU Energy Institute
TOLGA CAGLAR  2011 MSc, Physics, Sabancı University
DUYGU OZDEMIR  2011 MA in Economics, Koç University
FAHRIYE NUR TORTOP  2011 PhD in Physics, Sabancı University
AYTAÇ AKYILDIZ 2011 MS in Industrial Manegement, Karlstadts Universitet
HACER AYAZ  2010 Chess Player & Trainer
GUNES AYDINDOGAN  2010 MSc in Physics, Koç University
MEHMET CETİN  2010 YF Securities
MUSTAFA EMIN  2010 MSc Finance, Bocconi University
EFE ILKER  2010 PhD in Physics, Sabancı University
SELAHATTIN KALAFAT  2010 MSc in Physics, Koç University
SIRIN ARZU OTKEN  2010 Nous Energy Consulting
ARAN ARSLAN   2009 PhD in Philosophy, University of Barcelona
ADİL TOLGA GÖRGÜLÜ  2009 MSc in Materials Sci. & Eng., Koç University
BESTE KURU  2009 Deniz Life and Pension (Member of Dexia Group)
MEHMET SELMAN TAMER  2009 MSc in Physics, Istanbul Technical University
İSMAİL ENES UYSAL  2009 PhD in Physics, Koç University
AHMET YAGMUR   2009 MSc in Physics, Gebze Institute of Technology
DUYGU ALTINSOY  2009 PhD in Behavirol Finance/Neuroeconomics, Claremont Graduate University
AHMET FARUK COŞKUN   2008 PhD in Electrical Engineering, UCLA
MUHYEDDİN ERCAN   2008 MS in Applied Computing, University of Central Arkansas
ARİ ÇAVUSYAN  2007 PhD in Physics, Koç University
MERİÇ ÇELİK   2007 Accenture Istanbul
ÖMER DEMİREL  2007 MSc in Comp. Sc. & Eng., Munich Technical University
SULTAN DOĞANAY *  2007 PhD in Biophysics, University of Illinois
İREM GÜROĞLU  2007 MA in Developmental Psychology, Koç University
UMUT BÜYÜKÇAM *  2006 MSc in Physics, Koç University
METIN NEBİLER  2006 Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
MUSTAFA SELCUK YASAR  2006 PhD in Physics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
KADIR YILMAZ  2006 Vodafone
GUCLU BACAK  2005 PhD in Economics, UCLA
TUNC BAYRAK  2005 PhD in Economics, UCLA
MEHMET ALİ DÜNDAR  2005 MSc in Physics, Koç University, PhD in Physics, Eindhoven University
AYŞE REZZAN KÖSE *  2005 PhD in Physics, Yale University
NESRA YANNİER  2005 MSc in Comp. Sci., Koç University
SULEYMAN CENK YILDIZ  2005 MSc in Physics, Boğaziçi University
BORA AKÇAY  2004 MSc in Materials Science, Koç University
BORA AKYILDIZ  2004 MBA, Koç University
UMUT AYDEMİR  2004 MSc in Materials Science, Koç University
AHMET BATAL  2004 MSc in Mathematics, Koç University
AHMET TUNA BÖLÜKBAŞI  2004 MSc in Physics, Koç University
HÜSEYİN ÇANKAYA  2004 MSc in Physics, Koç University
ÜMİT DEMİRBAŞ  2004 MSc in Physics, Koç University
EMRE OZKUMUR  2004 PhD in Engineering, Boston University
NURAY SURUCU  2004 Mehmet Akif Turk Koleji – Tiran
KAMİL VAROL  2004 MSc in Information Technology, Istanbul Technical University
MEHDİ YAVUZ YUCE  2004 PhD in Materials Science, Universitaet Konstanz
ULAS KEMAL AYAZ   2003 Postdoctoral Researcher, PhD in Mech Eng, SMU, MS in Physics Boğaziçi U
AHMET AKIN ÜNAL   2003 MSc in Microelectronics, Sabanci University
NAİL AL  2002 MSc in Physics, Istanbul Technical University
KURSAD OSMAN AY;  2002 Ph D in Physics, Istanbul University
ŞABAN BOZBUĞ  2002 SAP Turkey
ABDULLAH DEMİR   2002 MSc in Phyics, Koç University
HARUN DERİCİOĞLU  2002 MSc in Industrial Eng., Koç University
NAZAN ERARSLAN   2002 MSc in Economics, Marmara University
ALI IHSAN GOKER  2002 Asst. Prof. Physics, Bilecik University, PhD in Physics, Rice University
SERKAN KÜÇÜKŞENEL  2002 Asst. Prof. Economics, METU, PhD in Economics, California Inst.of Tech.
SARPER ÖZHARAR  2002 Asst. Prof. Physics, Bahçeşehir Univ, PhD in Optics, Univ.Central Florida
AHMET ÜNAL  2002 MSc in Physics, Istanbul Technical University
ÜMİT YAZ  2002 MSc in Computer Eng., Sabanci University
TOLGA BİLGİÇ  2001 MBA in Business Adm., Univ. of Athens
EMİN DOKUMACI  2001 PhD in Economics, Univ. of Wisconsin
İBRAHİM İNANÇ  2001 PhD in Material Science, Sabancı Univ, MSc in Physics, Boğaziçi University
CAN SALIK  2001 MBA in Business Adm., Koç University
DURMUS ALİ TOPAK  2001 Deloitte & Touche
AKİF TORAMAN  2001 BELTUR Emlak
MURAT BAHAR  2000 Arthur Andersen – CIT
FATİH DOĞAN  2000 PhD in Physics, University of Alberta
EYLEM İLKER KEKEC  2000 PhD in Physics, Bilkent University
ALİ ÖZGÜN KONCA  2000 PhD in Geophysics, California Inst.of Technology
REŞİT ŞANLI  2000 Ramstore – Russia
ALİ ŞİMŞEK  2000 MSc in Human Resources, University of Maastrich
BARIS UZMAY  2000 Garanti Bank
FATİH YAMAN  2000 PhD in Optics, Rochester University
ULAS COSAR  1999 PhD in Physics, University of Illinois
BİLGİN ERSOY  1999 PhD in Neuroscience, Boston University
ESEN ONUR  1999 PhD in Economics, University of Virginia
BANU ÖZUĞUR  1999 Harvard Management Company
İLYAS YILDIRIM  1999 PhD in Physics, Rochester University
EMRAH ALTUNKAYA  1998 PhD in Physics, University of Iowa
HAMZA BALCI  1998 PhD in Physics, University of Maryland
ÖZGÜR DOĞRU  1998 PhD in Physics, Rutgers University
OKAN EREN  1998 PhD in Economics, Boğaziçi University
MÜMİN KURTULUŞ  1998 PhD in Ind. Eng. & Finance Bilkent U. + INSEA
BARIŞ PEKERTEN  1998 PhD in Physics, Texas A&M University
YUSUF ŞAHİN  1998 PhD in Computer Eng., Marmara University
SUKRU KAYA  1997 PhD in Computer Eng., Marmara University
MEHMET BURAK YILMAZ  1997 PhD in Physics, Rutgers University

 

* Werner von Siemens Excellence Award Recipient

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