Dr. Celebi is a materials scientist, with a background in physics and mechanical engineering. He obtained his BS and MS degrees in physics from Bilkent University, Turkey and from MIT, USA, respectively. He received his PhD degree in mechanical engineering from ETH Zurich in 2014, where his thesis focused on through-pore graphene membranes. After his PhD study, Dr. Celebi initially worked as a faculty member in the department of materials science at Bilkent University, and subsequently, as a senior scientist at ETH Zurich. His research focuses on nanomaterial synthesis, ultrathin membranes and functional coatings. He obtained several research grants and fellowships as a PI, including a European Union Marie Curie Fellowship. Dr. Celebi supervised more than ten graduate students and his works have been published in prestigious journals, such as Science and Nano Letters.
Nanomaterial synthesis, ultrathin membranes and functional coatings