About

Dr. İlke Ercan is an Associate Professor in the Engineering Department at University College Roosevelt (UCR). She earned her doctorate degree (2014) from Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. She has an M.S.E.C.E. (2008) with concentration in Electrophysics from the same department, a B.S. in Physics (2006) and an undergraduate minor degree in Philosophy and History of Science from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

Upon completing her PhD, Dr. Ercan worked as a Visiting Faculty at Smith College Picker Engineering Program in Spring and Fall 2014. She pursued her postdoctoral research at TU Darmstadt in the Institute for Semiconductor Technology and Nanoelectronics in collaboration with the Institute for Philosophy in Spring and Summer 2015. Between Fall 2015 to Fall 2019, she worked as an Assistant Professor in the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department at Boğaziçi University, where she founded and directed the Quantum and Nano Computing Systems Research Group. During this time, Dr. Ercan has also been affiliated with Sabancı University in Fall 2017 as an academic advisor to the Purple Certificate (Mor Sertifika) STEM-Gender education program, and in Spring 2018 as a part-time instructor for the Foundations Development Program. In Summer 2018, Dr. Ercan worked as a Visiting Scholar in the Electronic Materials Research Group (EMAT) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

In addition to her academic endeavours, Dr. Ercan collaborates with researchers across disciplines on various scientific and social responsibility projects. She is currently the scientific advisor to a documentary in the works, Nuclear Alla Turca, focusing on revealing the untold nuclear history of Turkey and amplifying efforts to raise more awareness.

Dr. Ercan is also the faculty advisor to the Eleanor Green Office initiative at UCR. For more information please refer to Eleanor-GO page.

For further information please refer to Dr. Ercan's Curriculum Vitae HERE. 

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