Research Interests

Esma’s research interest is photophysics of perovskite solar cells with different electron and hole selective layers. She focuses on understanding of charge carrier generation, transport and recombination processes in perovskite absorber layer and perovskite/selective layer systems.


Selected Publications

  • Non-Toxic and Environmentally Friendly Route for Preparation of Copper Indium Sulfide Based Thin Film Solar Cells
    N.D. Sankir, E. Aydin, E. Ugur, M. Sankir
    Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 640, 468-474 , (2015)
  • Spray Pyrolysis of Nano-structured Optical and Electronic Materials
    N.D. Sankir, E. Aydin, E. Ugur, M. Sankir
    Advanced Materials Series-Optical and Electronic Materials, WILEY-Scrivener Publ..., (2015)

Education Profile

  • M.Sc.  Micro and Nanotechnology Graduate Program, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey, 2014

  • B.Sc. in Physics Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 2011


Professional Profile

  • 2012-2014:  Research Assistant, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Energy Researches Laboratory, Ankara, Turkey 
  • 2013-2014: Teaching Assistant, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey 

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​KAUST Solar Center (KSC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)