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Assistant State University

Location:
Manhattan, Kansas, 66502, United States
Posted:
May 27, 2010

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PINAR

DAGTEPE

Department of Chemistry

Kansas State University

*** *** ********

Manhattan KS 66506-0401

Home phone: 785-***-****

Cell phone: 785-***-****

Office phone: 785-***-****

abmq2l@r.postjobfree.com

On F-1 Visa

OBJECTIVE

Seek a material/experimental physical chemist position

HIGHLIGHTS

. Developed: 1) in-situ controlled synthesis of colloidal

nanostructures by using UV-Vis and PL spectroscopy 2) simulation

growth kinetics of nanoparticles

. Skills: colloidal synthesis of nanostructures, computational

chemistry, using cavity dumped Ti:sapphire laser system, TEM

analysis, terahertz and time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy

. Proficiencies: technical writing, origin, matlab, Gaussian program

EDUCATION

. Ph.D., Experimental Physical Chemistry, Kansas State University,

Manhattan, KS, 2005- present

Thesis: Growth kinetics of colloidal nanoparticles

M.Sc., Computational Chemistry, Izmir Institute of Technology,

Turkey 2005

Thesis: Computational study on the structure of

allene polymers

EXPERIENCE

Graduate Research (Ph.D.): Research assistant in Kansas State University,

Manhattan, KS (2005-present)

Worked on aggregation dynamics of magic size CdTe quantum dots

. Simulation of growth kinetics of CdSe nanoparticles

. Time resolved photoluminescence of doped/undoped CdSe nanoparticles

. Trained 1 undergraduate research assistant in nanoparticle research

Teaching assistant in Kansas State University (Chemistry 1 and

Chemistry 2, General Chemistry labs)

2005 -present

Graduate Research (M.S.): Research assistant in Izmir Institute of

Technology 2003-2005

. Worked on structure of allene polymers by using computational tools to

investigate their conductivity

. Recitation instructor for undergraduate quantum chemistry class

Internship: at Anadolu glass factory, Turkey

2002

. Used analytical chemistry laboratory techniques to find the

required components of glass

HONORS AND AWARDS

. Travel grant, US-Egypt Advanced Studies Institute (ASI)

2010

. Travel grant, San Francisco Spring MRS Meeting

2008

. Travel grant, Chicago Spring ACS Meeting

2007

. 2 High Honor Student awards, Izmir Institute of Technology

2002-2003

. 3 Honor student awards, Izmir Institute of Technology

2001-2002

AFFILIATIONS

. PLU, Kansas State University Chapter, since 2008

. Women in Engineering and Science (WESP), since 2007

. Chemistry Association of Graduate Students (CAGS), since 2007

. American Chemical Society (ACS), since 2006

PUBLICATIONS

Dagtepe P., Chikan V., Quantized Ostwald Ripening, submitted to

Nanoletters.

S. Roy, C. Tuinenga, F. Fungura, P. Dagtepe, J. Jasinski, and V.

Chikan, Progress in Making n-type CdSe Quantum Dots: Tin and Indium

Doped CdSe Quantum Dots, J. Phys. Chem. C, Vol. 113, No. 30, 2009.

Dagtepe, P. and Chikan V., Effect of Cd/Te Ratio on the Formation

of CdTe Magic-Sized Quantum Dots during Aggregation, J. Phys. Chem.

A, 2008, 112 (39), pp 9304-9311

Dagtepe, P.; Chikan, V.; Jasinski, J.; Leppert, V. J., Quantized

growth of CdTe quantum dots; Observation of magic-sized CdTe

quantum dots, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2007, 111, (41),

14977-14983.

PRESENTATIONS

. US-Egypt Advanced Studies Institute (ASI) on "Nanomaterials and

Nanocatalysis for Energy, Petrochemicals and Environmental

Applications" in Cairo, Egypt

2010

Poster Title: Investigating the effect of sacrificial nanoparticles to

produce size focusing (quantized Ostwald ripening), Pinar Dagtepe, Viktor

Chikan

. Physical Chemistry Meeting KU (University of Kansas)

2009

Oral Presentation Title: Evolution of the Size in Nanoparticle Growth:

Effect of Double Size (Heterogenous) Distributions on Growth Kinetics,

Pinar Dagtepe, Viktor Chikan

. San Francisco MRS (Material Research Society) Meeting

2008

Poster Title: Sequential Growth and Aggregation of Magic Size CdTe

Quantum Dots, Pinar Dagtepe, Viktor Chikan, Jacek Jasinski, and Valerie

J. Leppert.

. Chicago Spring ACS Meeting

2007

Oral Presentation Title: Quantized Growth of CdTe Quantum Dots;

Observation of Magic Sized CdTe Quantum Dots, Pinar Dagtepe, Viktor

Chikan, Jacek Jasinski, and Valerie J. Leppert.

. Physical Chemistry Seminar KSU

2007

Oral Presentation Title: Quantized Growth of CdTe Quantum Dots;

Observation of Magic Sized CdTe Quantum Dots, Pinar Dagtepe, Viktor

Chikan, Jacek Jasinski, and Valerie J. Leppert.

LIST OF REFERENCES

Prof. Viktor Chikan: Kansas State University, 213 CBC Building, Manhattan,

Kansas, 66506-0401, office: KG 204B, phone: (785) ***-****, fax: (785) ***- ****, e-mail: abmq2l@r.postjobfree.com

Prof. Kenneth Klabunde: Kansas State University, 213 CBC Building,

Manhattan, Kansas, 66506-0401, office: CB 309, phone: (785) ***-****, fax:

(785) ***-****, e-mail: abmq2l@r.postjobfree.com

Prof. Eric Maatta (Department Head): Kansas State University, 213 CBC

Building, Manhattan, Kansas, 66506-0401, office: W 111, phone: (785) ***- ****, fax: (785) ***-****, e-mail: abmq2l@r.postjobfree.com



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