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Humeyra Caglayan

Professor, Experimental Optics and Photonics
Tampere University
phone number+358504478330
Hervanta Campus

Top achievements

ERC Starting Grant 2018 (2019-2023) 1.5M Euro

Science Academy’s Young Scientist Awards Program (BAGEP) by Turkish Science Academy 2016 Unesco-Loreal Women in Science (Turkey) Award 2015

The Young Scientists Award Programme (GEBIP) by Turkish Academy of Science 2014

Mission statement

Our group focuses on engineering the fundamental interaction between light and matter at the nanometer scale.

Research topics

Metamaterials, metasurfaces, plasmonics, optical light modulation, imaging

Research unit



QUAntum nanophotonics in Rolled-Up Metamaterials (aQUARiUM) ERC Starting Grant 1.5M EUR 1/2019-12/2023

Research career

Ph.D. Physics Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey 

Postdoctoral Researcher at School of Engineering and Applied Science (Supervisor: Prof. Nader Engheta) University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.