Principal Investigator

Alp Sehirlioglu
Case Western Reserve University

Professional Preparation
Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering B.S., 1997
Alfred University, Alfred, NY, Ceramic Engineering, M.S., 2000
University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign, Urbana, IL, Materials Science and Engineering, Ph.D., 2005
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, Post doc, 2006-2007

Assistant Research Professor, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 2009-present Adjunct Faculty, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Akron, 2011-present

Related Synergistic Activities
• Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), The Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control (UFFC) Ferroelectric Committee (FerroCom), Oct, 2011- present
• Member of the technical programming committee for Electronic Materials and Applications Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2011 and 2012
• Session Organizer, Active Materials, Mechanics and Behavior – Applications I: Structural Mechanics Applications, ASME 2008 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Ellicott City, MD, 2008
• Session chair, Piezocrytal Growth and Propoerties, U.S. Navy Workshop on Acoustic Transduction Materials and Devices, State College, PA, 2009, and Piezoelectrics, 17th IEEE International Conference on Applications of Ferroelectrics, Santa Fe, NM, 2008

Honors and Awards
• Winner of AFOSR Young Investigator Award for the project titled “Oxide Based Heterointerfaces for Extreme Environment Electronics”, 2011
• NASA Special Achievement Team Award (2011) – PPU Capacitor Failure Investigation Team
• Nominee for 2011 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)
• Charles F. Lucks Award, by International Thermal Conductivity Conference, Inc., 2009. Plenary presenter at the 30th International Thermal Conductivity Conference and 18th International Thermal Expansion Symposium, Pittsburg, PA, August 2009

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