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Demirel, Melik C.

Demirel, Melik C.

Professor

Office phone: (814) 863-2270
Office address: 307C Earth and Engineering Sciences Building
E-mail: mdemirel@engr.psu.edu
Homepage: http://www.esm.psu.edu/~mcd18/


Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2002
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Bogazici University, 1998
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Bogazici University, 1996

Years of Service with Penn State (9 years)

  • 2013 – 2018 Professor (tenured), Penn State University
  • 2008 – 2013 Associate (tenured) Professor, Penn State University
  • 2003 – 2008 Pearce Assistant Professor, Penn State University
  • 2002 – 2003 Postdoctoral Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Recent Principal Publications

  • Melik C. Demirel (2013) “See Google Scholar web site,” http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=AQfMVysAAAAJ.

Consulting, Patents, and Scientific and Professional Society Memberships

  • Consulting, Kisco International (2007 – 2008)
  • Member of American Chemical Society (2006 – 2008)
  • Member of Materials Research Society (2002 – 2008)
  • U.S. Patent 60/913,574, Melik Demirel. METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DEPOSITING NANOPOROUS THIN FILMS AND MULTI-FUNCTIONAL LAYERS VIA SPATIALLY ORGANIZED POLYMERS (2007)
  • U.S. Patent 20070148206, Melik Demirel. METHOD AND SYSTEMS FOR FORMING AND USING NANOENGINEERED SCULPTURED THIN FILMS (2006)
  • Member of the American Society of Engineering Educators (2003 – 2005)

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Research Award, Penn State (2013)
  • Wyss Institute Visiting Scholar, Harvard Univeristy (2010)
  • Young Investigator Award, Office of Naval Research, Department of Defense (2007)
  • Alexander von Humboldt Award, Germany (2005)
  • Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter Junior Fellow, Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter (2003)
  • Graduate Student Award, Materials Research Society (2002)
  • Graduate Presentation Award, Carnegie Mellon University (2000)
  • Publication Prize, Bogazici University (1997)

Recent Institutional and Professional Service

  • Adhoc Member, Biomaterials and Biointerfaces Study Section, National Institutes of Health (Jan 2005 – Jan 2008)
  • Review Panel Member, National Science Foundation (2004 – 2008)
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Nanomedicine (Jan 2005 – Jan 2007)
  • Co-organizer for Imaging and biophotonics, Huck Institute of Life Sciences, Cross Over, Penn State University (2006 – 2006)
  • Co-organizer for the C1-Biological Nanostructures, Materials, and Applications, Electrochemistry Society (2006 – 2006)
  • Co-organizer of the Biologically Inspired Nanomaterials Conference, Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter (2005 – 2005)

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