Academic Staff
College of Engineering and Natural Sciences Electrical and Electronics Engineering
He graduated from METU Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. He completed his MS at Ohio State University-Materials Science and Engineering, and his PhD at Case Western Reserve University-Materials Science and Engineering. After completion of his PhD, he has worked as a scientist in semiconductor industry in US. He has served at Universities namely Delaware and Maryland-Frostburg. His research areas include III-V compound semiconductor devices (HBT, HEMT, MOSFET, diodes), nano- microfabrication (MOCVD, MBE, PVD etc.), semiconductor nanowire device fabrication, nanoelectronics, nanophotonics and nanowire based sensor design, modeling, and fabrication.

Educational Information

University, MIDDLE EAST TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, Engineering Faculty, 1993
Graduate School, THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, Institute of Science and Technology, 1996
Doctorate, CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY, Institute of Science and Technology, 2001

Field Of Interest



K. Teker “Dielectrophoretic Assembly of Aluminum Nitride (AlN) Single Nanowire Deep Ultraviolet Photodetector" Journal of Nano Research, Vol. 60, pp. 86-93 (2019).
H. Mousa, M.A. Yildirim, and K. Teker “Performance Enhancement of the 3C-SiC Thin Film UV Photodetector via Gold Nanoparticles” Semiconductor Science and Technology, Vol. 34, Article Number: 095002 (2019).
K. Teker, Y. Ali, A. Uzun “UV-Induced Photosensing Characteristics of SiC and GaN Nanowires” Sensor Review, Vol. 39, pp. 488-494 (2019) DOI:10.1108/SR-09-2017-0199.
Uzun, A., Teker. K. (2019). Impact of channel scaling on performance of single SiC nanowire UV photodetector. Journal of Nanophotonics, 13. doi: 10.1117/1.JNP.13.026003
Ali, Y.A., Teker, K. (2019). Fabrication of ultraviolet photodetector with aluminum nitride nanowire networks via direct transfer method. Microelectronic Engineering, 211, 26-28. doi: 10.1016/j.mee.2019.03.016
Uzun, A., Teker, K. (2019). Silicon Carbide Nanowire Field Effect Transistors with High ON/OFF Current Ratio. Microelectronic Engineering Journal, 205, 59-61. doi: 10.1016/j.mee.2018.12.009
Ahmeti, F., Teker, K., (2018). An ultra-sensitive optical ring-based micro-resonator model towards nanoparticle and protein detection. Journal of Nano Research, 55, 57-65. doi: 10.4028/


Uzun, A., Teker, K., (2018, November). Small channel-length SiC nanowire field-effect transistors. Paper presented at the 2018 MRS Fall Meeting, Materials Research Society, Boston U.S.A.
Ali, Y., Teker, K. (2018, November). Aluminum nitride nanowire flexible ultraviolet photodetectors. 2018 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, U.S.A.

Thesis Supervised

Master's Thesis

Yassir A. Ali, 1. Investigating electrical and photoconductive properties of aluminum nitride nanowire (AINNW) based ultraviolet (UV) photodetector, İstanbul Şehir Üniversitesi Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, İstanbul, 01/28/2019
Ali Uzun, 2. Impact of channel length scaling on electrical transport properties of slicon carbide nanowire based field effect transistors (SiCNW-FETs), İstanbul Şehir Üniversitesi, Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, İstanbul, 12/25/2018

Contribution to Society

Membership of national/international academic organizations

Materials Research Society member, 06/01/2001