In 2008 she joined Alan Windle’s Macromolecular Materials group in Cambridge focusing on the production of cellulosic advanced materials.
She was awarded by a Schlumberger Faculty for the Future Fellowship in 2012 and she worked jointly with the Steiner (Physics) and Reisner groups (Chemistry) in the University of Cambridge.
In 2014 she took a senior researcher post in the Adolphe Merkle Institute, Fribourg Switzerland before returning to Cambridge to continue her work on biomimetic functional materials as a senior researcher in the Chemistry Department.
Before joining the University of Manchester, Ahu worked as a Teaching Fellow in Advanced Characterization Techniques such as High-Resolution Imaging and Scattering Techniques at the Imperial College, London.
She joined the School of Materials as a BP-ICAM Dame Kathleen Lonsdale Research Fellow in January 2019.
Her latest work focuses on tailoring shape, size and surface chemistry of nanoparticles (mainly produced from natural and sustainable sources) to fabricate photonic structures via the self-assembly process.
She also develops highly porous, high surface area and lightweight hyrdogels and aerogels to use in chemical deposition systems that will be used in selective separation media and catalytic processes.
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Turkish-German scientist Sahin's immunotherapy company BioNTech is teaming up with pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to develop and distribute a vaccine for Coronavirus (Covid-19).
Turkish-German scientist Tureci serves as the Chief Medical Officer at her husband Uğur Şahin's immunotherapy company BioNTech, developing a vaccine for Coronavirus.
Post-doctoral researcher in migration and refugees at University of Oxford, Korkmaz’s work 'Memoirs in my suitcase' on Turkish immigrants is on exhibit at the Pitt Rivers Museum in London.
With more than 20 years of experience in implementing planning, pricing and optimization solutions in global companies in U.S. and Europe, Denizeri made it to this year's Pro's to Know list.
Researcher at the University of Manchester, BP's ICAM Kathleen Lonsdale Research Fellow, materials chemist Ahu Dumanlı is awarded £1 million for research funds on bio-inspired functional materials.
Turkish-German Psychologist and Psychotraumatology expert Kızılhan reads from his new book 'Dilan' at E-Werk in Berlin, Germany. He is the Director of two Institutes in Germany and in Iraq.
Founder of DLD (Degisim Liderleri Dernegi), Turkish-American NGO leader Basol is touring the US, promoting her first book 'Kıvılcımlar', on the inspirational stories of young women at DLD.
Revered historian Mehmet Perincek is on a book tour in Russia and Azerbaijan, promoting his recent work ‘Secret Pages', a study that outlines 500 years of Turkish-Russian diplomacy.
Konya 8th High Criminal Court handed down a suspended 1 year 3 month prison sentence to Sultan Çoban for reposting photos on Facebook about civilians liberated from ISIS rule.
Acquitted from the seven-year saga of the baseless Gezi Park case, exilee actor Alabora tours Europe playing a theatrical adaptation of Nazım Hikmet’s ‘Memleketimden Insan Manzaraları’.
Flying to more countries than any other airline, Turkish Airlines invites all world citizens to explore the planet, with a clip that features the global journeys of three Americans who flew outside the US for the first time with Turkish Airlines.
Citizens of Turkuaz Republic are globetrotters, praised for their ability to adjust to new circumstance, which they owe to their nomadic Turkic past.
With the internet age, many post their experience on Youtube, and we take great joy in enlisting them to help them connect, share and inspire!
Please visit our Community Pages and send us your video on your experience in the International Turkish Community. We look forward to publishing your experience!