• Research Assistant Professor
Esad Ozmetin

Educational Background

  • May 2009 Texas A&M University College Station, TX / USA Ph.D. in Physics, Materials Science and Engineering
  • May 2002 Texas A&M University College Station, TX / USA M.S. in Physics
  • May 1995 Bogazici University Bebek, Istanbul, Turkey B.S. in Physics

Research Interests

    • Superconductivity; Vortex dynamics and pinning, magnetic and transport properties of superconductors, Superconducting / magnetic hybrid systems, device physics, Superconducting wire manufacturing (MgB2), superconducting magnet design.
    • Thin films and its applications; Doped oxides, superconducting thin films, magnetic alloys, mechanical, magnetic and optical properties.
    • HTC magnetic alloys, magnetic shape memory alloys.
    • Scanning probe microscopy (STM, STS, AFM, MFM, SHPM).
    • Halbach permanent magnet arrays, magnetic thin films and patterning, electromagnetic finite element analysis.

Awards & Honors

  • 2012 TUBITAK CAREER award. A nation-wide award from Turkish National Science foundation.
  • 2014 Presidential Outstanding Researcher Award. Meliksah University
  • 2009 SC Healthcare Hero award. GE Healthcare, Florence.
  • 2005 Welch Pre-Doctoral Fellowship. Robert A. Welch Foundation, Houston, TX
  • 1997 Turkish Higher Education Council Doctoral Fellowship.

Selected Publications

  • A.E. Ozmetin, O. Sahin, M. Kuru, E. Ongun “Mechanical Characterization of MgB2 Thin Films Using Nanoindentation Technique" Journal of Alloys and Compounds 619, 262–266 (2015)
  • A. E. Ozmetin, E. Yazici, K. Kim, K. D. D. Rathnayaka, I. F. Lyuksyutov and D. G. Naugle, “Hysteresis of the Phase Diagram in the Ferromagnet-Superconductor Hybrids" Int. J. Mod. Phys. B Vol. 27, Iss. 15 (2013)
  • K. Kim, A. E. Ozmetin, I. F. Lyuksyutov, D. G. Naugle, “Flux pinning with a magnetic nanorod array”. Applied Physics Letters 97, 042501 (2010)
  • F. Lyuksyutov, D. G. Naugle, A. E. Ozmetin, M. K. Yapici, J. Zou, “Vortex pinning by an inhomogeneous magnetic field” J. of Supercond. and Nov. Mag. (2010)
  • E. Ozmetin, M. K. Yapici, J. Zou, I. F. Lyuksyutov, and D. G. Naugle, “Micro-magnet superconducting hybrid structures with directional current dependence for persistent current switching” Applied Physics Letters 95, 022506 (2009). Also featured in Vir. J. Appl. Supercond. Volume 17, Issue 2.
  • E. Ozmetin, K. D. D. Rathnayaka, D. G. Naugle and I. F. Lyuksyutov, “Strong increase of critical field and current in magnet-superconductor hybrids" Journal of Applied Physics Vol. 105, Iss. 7, pp. 07E324-07E324-3 (2009). Also featured in Vir. J. Appl. Supercond. Volume 16, Issue 7.
  • M. K. Yapici, A. E. Ozmetin, J. Zou and D. G. Naugle, “Development and experimental characterization of micromachined electromagnetic probes for biological manipulation and stimulation applications” Sens. Actuators A. 144, pp. 213-221 (2008).