FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGDEPARTMENT OF METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING


Simge Çınar

Assist. Prof. Dr. Simge Çınar
Room No: 
D-302
Telephone: 
+90 (312) 210-5937
Fax: 
+90 (312) 210-2518
E-mail: 
csimge@metu.edu.tr
Education: 
  • Ph.D.: 2013 – Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University, IA, USA
  • M.Sc.: 2009 – Chemical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
  • B.Sc.: 2008 – Chemical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Research Interests: 
  • Colloidal Materials (Polymers, Ceramics, Metals, Multicomponent Materials and Systems)
  • Surface and Interface Science (Wetting/ Surface-Water Interactions, Stabilization, Functionalization)
  • Nanomaterial Synthesis
  • Functional Materials
  • Frugal Science
Publications: 
  • Chen Y., Jamshidi R., White K., Çınar S., Gallegos E., Hashemi N., Montazami R., “Physical-chemical Hybrid Transiency: A fully transient Li-ion Battery on Insoluble Active Materials”, Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 54 (20), 2021-7 (2016).
  • Çınar S., Schulz M.D., Oyola-Reynosa S., Bwambok D.K., Gathiaka S.M., Thuo M. “Application of Ionic Liquids in Pot-in-pot Reactions” Molecules, 21 [3], 272-86 (2016).
  • Çınar S., Tevis I.D., Chen J., Thuo M., “Mechanical Fracturing of Core-Shell Undercooled Metal Particles for Heat-Free Soldering”, Nature Scientific Reports, 6, 21864 (2016).
  • Çınar S., Jamshidi R., Chen Y., Hashemi N., Montazami R., “Study of Mechanics of Physically Transient Electronics: A Step Toward Controlled Transiency”, Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 54 [4], 517-24 (2016).
  • Oyola-Reynosa S., Tevis I.D., Chen J., Chang B., Çınar S., Bloch J.F., Thuo M., “Recruiting Physisorbed Water in surface Polymerization for Bio-Inspired Materials of Tunable Hydrophobicity”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 4 (38), 14729-38, 2016.
  • Oyola-Reynosa S., Wang Z., Chen J., Çınar S., Chang B., Thuo M., “Revisiting the challenges in fabricating uniform coatings with polyfunctional molecules on high surface energy surfaces”, Coatings, 5[4], 1002-18 (2015).
  • Reprint: Oyola-Reynosa S., Heim A.P., Halbertsma-Black J., Zhao C., Tevis I.D., Çınar S., Cademartiri R., Liu X., Bloch J.F., Thuo M., “Draw your assay: Fabrication of low-cost paper-based diagnostic and multi-well test zones by drawing on a paper”, Talanta, 144, 73-77 (2015) Reprint in the Special Issue on Low-cost Diagnostic devices.
  • Oyola-Reynosa S., Heim A.P., Halbertsma-Black J., Zhao C., Tevis I.D., Çınar S., Cademartiri R., Liu X., Bloch J.F., Thuo M., “Draw your assay: Fabrication of low-cost paper-based diagnostic and multi-well test zones by drawing on a paper”, Talanta, 144, 289-293 (2015).
  • Firlar E., Çınar S., Kashyap S., Akinc M., Prozorov T., “Direct Visualization of the Hydration Layer on Alumina Nanoparticles with the Fluid Cell STEM in situ”, Nature Scientific Reports, 5, 9830 (2015).
  • Çınar S., Anderson D., Akinc M., Influence of Bound Water Layer on the Viscosity of Oxide Nanopowder Suspensions”, Journal of European Ceramic Society, 35, 613-22 (2015).
  • Jamshidi R., Çınar S., Chen Y., Montazami R., “Transient Bioelectronics: Electronic Properties of Silver Microparticle-based Circuits on Polymeric Substrates Subjected to Mechanical Load”, Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 53, 1603-1610 (2015).
  • Çınar S., Anderson D., Akinc M., “Combined Effect of Fructose and NaCl on the Viscosity of Alumina Nanopowder Suspensions”, Journal of European Ceramic Society, 35 [1], 377-382 (2015).
  • Çınar S., Akinc M., “Ascorbic Acid as a Dispersant for Concentrated Alumina Nanopowder Suspensions”, Journal of European Ceramic Society, 34 [8] 1997-2004 (2014).
  • Acar H., Çınar S., Mahendra T., Kessler M. R., Hashemi N., and Montazami R., “Study of Physically Insulating Materials for Transient and Biocompatible Electronics”, Journal of Advanced Functional Materials, 24 [26] 4135-43 (2014).
  • Çınar S., Akinc M., “Electrostatic Stabilization of Alumina Nanopowder Suspensions”, Science of Advanced Materials, 6 [3] 520-29 (2014).
  • Çınar S., Steenhuyse L. V., Akinc M., “Elucidation of Viscosity Reduction Mechanism of Nano Alumina Suspensions with Fructose Addition by DSC”, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 96[4] 1077-84 (2013).
  • Çınar S., Gunduz G., Mavis B., Colak U.,”Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles by Oleylamine-Oleic Acid Reduction and Its Use in Making Nanocable by Coaxial Electrospinning”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 11[4] 3669-3679 (2011).