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Ph.D., Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst, 2014. 
M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2008. 
B.S.,
Physics, Middle East Technical University, 2006. 



ACADEMIC BIO

Dr. Ercan earned her doctorate degree in February 2014 from Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, under Professor Neal G. Anderson’s supervision. She has an M.S.E.C.E. with concentration in Electrophysics from the same department, a B.S. in Physics and an undergraduate minor degree in Philosophy and History of Science from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. Upon completing her PhD, she worked as a Visiting Faculty at Smith College Picker Engineering Program in Spring and Fall 2014. She pursued her postdoctoral research under supervision of Professor Udo Schwalke, Institute for Semiconductor Technology and Nanoelectronics, and Professor Alfred NordmannInstitute for Philosophy at TU Darmstadt in Spring and Summer 2015. Since Fall 2015, she works in the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department at Boğaziçi University as an Assistant Professor, and directs the Quantum and Nano Computing Systems Research Group as the Principle Investigator (PI). She was also an academic adviser to the Purple Certificate (Mor Sertifika) STEM-Gender education program in Fall 2017 and Spring 2018, and a part-time instructor for NS102 Brain Module in Spring 2018 at Sabancı University. In Summer 2018, Dr. Ercan worked as a Visiting Scholar in the Electronic Materials Research Group (EMAT) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).


For full list of Dr. Ercan’s publications and previous experience see her Curriculum Vitae HERE. 

Thomson Reuters ResearcherID: M-7061-2014.

Click here to view Dr. Ercan’s citations on Google Scholar.  


RECENT NEWS 

[News article in Turkish] Dr. Ercan receives Boğaziçi University Faculty of Engineering Excellence in Teaching Award (June, 2018)
[News article in Turkish] Boğaziçi University CİTÖK (Sexual Harassment Prevention Commission) raises awareness on campus and beyond. (March, 2018) 
[News article in Turkish] Dr. Ercan is awarded Boğaziçi University-MIT MISTI Seed Fund (January, 2018)

Last Updated: October 2018.