Cesur Altinkaya

Alumni and Former Staff

Ph.D. Student in De Wolf Group

Research Interests

Studying on emerging solar cells including single-junction perovskite and silicon-perovskite tandem solar cells and development of them toward market-scale applications. 

Selected Publications

  • Tin oxide electron selective layers for efficient, stable, and scalable perovskite solar cells.
    C. Altinkaya, E. Aydin, E. Ugur, F. Isikgor, A. S. Subbiah, M. De Bastiani, J. Liu, A. Babayigit, T.G. Allen, F. Laquai, A. Yildiz, S. De Wolf
    Advanced Materials 33 (15), (2021).
  • Sputtered transparent electrodes for optoelectronic devices: Induced damages and mitigation strategies.
    E. Aydin, C. Altinkaya, Y. Smirnov, M. A. Yaqin, K. P. S. Zanoni, A. Paliwal, Y. Firdaus, T. G. Allen, T. D. Anthopoulos, H. J. Bolink, M. Morales-Masis, S. De Wolf
    Matter (2021)
  • Tungsten carbide electrocatalysts prepared from metallic tungsten nanoparticles for efficient hydrogen evolution.
    S. Emin, C. Altinkaya, A. Semerci, M. Valant, H. Okuyucu, A. Yildiz, P. Stefanov
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 236, 147-153 (2018). 


  • M.Sc., Energy Systems Engineering, Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University, Turkey, 2018
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey, 2015

Professional Profile

  • 2016-2021: Research Assistant, Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University, Ankara, Turkey
  • 2016-2016: Research Assistant, Turkish-German University, Istanbul, Turkey 


Best poster prize (Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics), International Conference on Physical Chemistry and Functional Materials (Elazıg, Turkey), 2018.

KAUST Affiliations

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