Ali Cirpan obtained his B.S. degree in chemistry (1998) followed by his M.S. (2000) and Ph.D. (2004) degrees from Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey. He became interested in the field of electrochromism as a visiting graduate student with the Professor John Reynolds' Research Laboratories at the University of Florida in 2002. After finishing his Ph.D. degree in 2004 with Professor Levent Toppare at METU, he joined the Professor Frank E Karasz research group as a Postdoctoral Associate, the Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, the University of Massachusetts, where he developed light emitting devices using new organic or inorganic materials for two and a half years. From January 2007 to December 2008, he has worked on fabrication and characterization of photovoltaic devices in Professor Thomas P. Russell's group, the University of Massachusetts. He then joined the Articulated Technologies, LLC in Wallingford, Connecticut. Ali Cirpan works currently as an Associate Professor with the Department of Chemistry at Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey. Dr. Cirpan's research focuses on optoelectronic materials, morphologies, and devices especially Solar Cell, OLEDs, ECDs.
Biography Updated on 24 September 2012