Abubakar Adamu won best poster award

Graduate Student Abubakar Adamu, a researcher from National Nanotechnology Research Center (UNAM) won the 1st position in the 17th annual Photonics conference, held in Ankara University, Turkey. The workshop, which is one of its kind in Turkey, aimed at advancing technologies in Optics, Electro-Optics and Photonics in the country. This year’s event featured over 400 guests from all across the country. The award winning poster titled “Binary coded identification of …

Mehmet Kanik completed his PhD and moved to MIT

Our group member Mehmet Kanik received his PhD degree in Materials Science and Nanotechnology. During his Ph.D. years, he always showed his enthusiasm, hard-working and his devotion to science. In his thesis, which was titled as “Nanostructured Materials and Devices For Energy Harvesting and Sensing Applications”, he developed a new phase change mechanism of polymer piezoelectric materials, which can drastically enhance performance of such materials. He showed proof of principle, high-performance, …