Assoc. Prof. Dr. SELÇUK YERCİ

Vice President
GUNAM - Center for Solar Energy Research and Application
Middle East Technical University, TR



Dr. Selçuk Yerci received his B.S. and M.S. in physics from Middle East Technical University and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Boston University. His M.S. and Ph.D. research was mainly focused on silicon photonics, in particular silicon-compatible light sources. After completing his Ph.D., he worked as a post-doctoral associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on thin-film crystalline silicon solar cells. Dr. Yerci is currently an associate professor in Electrical-Electronics Engineering and Micro and Nanotechnology Programme at Middle East Technical University. Dr. Yerci continues his research activities in his research group (app.mnt.metu.edu.tr) under the Center for Solar Energy Research and Applications (ODTU-GUNAM) (odtugunam.org), where he is serving as vice-president and coordinator of emerging photovoltaics divisions. His recent research is mainly focused on high-efficiency solar cells including material growth, device simulation, and device fabrication aspects. Dr. Yerci has authored/co-authored over 50 articles and holds an h-index of 22 according to WOS. Dr. Yerci received the Young Researcher Awards from the Turkish Academy of Science in 2017, Parlar Vakfı in 2019, and Science Academy in 2020, and Incentive Award from TUBITAK in 2021.