Ibrahim Dursun

Alumni and Former Staff

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interest

My research interests include the understand of hybrid organic–inorganic materials and their light-matter interaction, as well as their optoelectronics applications.

Selected Publications

  • Perovskite Nanocrystals as a Color Converter for Visible Light Communication
    I. Dursun, C. Shen, MR Parida, J Pan, SP Sarmah, D Priante, N Alyami, J Liu, MI Saidaminov...
    ACS Photonics, 7, 1150-1156, (2016)
  • The recombination mechanisms leading to amplified spontaneous emission at the true-green wavelength in CH3NH3PbBr3 ...
    D. Priante*, I. Dursun*, M. S Alias, D Shi, VA Melnikov, TK Ng, OF Mohammed, OM Bakr, and ...
    Applied Physics Letters, 106(8), 081902 , (2015)
  • Inside Perovskites: Quantum Luminescence from Bulk Cs4PbBr6 Single Crystals
    M. D. Bastiani*, I. Dursun*, Y. Zhang*, B A Alshankiti, X He Miao, J Yin, E Yengel, E Alar...
    Chemistry of Materials, 29(17), 7108-7113, (2017)
  • CsPb2Br5 Single Crystals: Synthesis and Characterization
    I. Dursun, M. D. Bastiani, B. Turedi, B. Alamer, A. Shkurenko, J. Yin, I. Gereige, A. Alsa...
    ChemSusChem, 10, 3746 3749, (2017) 


  • ​M.Sc., Optics & Photonics, with specialization Photonic Materials & Devices (www.europhotonics.org )
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2013    
  • Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France, 2013
  • B.Sc., Physics, Department of Physics, Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir, Turkey, 2011

Professional Profile

  • ​04/2013- 10/2013:   Master Thesis at Karlsruhe of Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, Diamond nanophotonic circuits for non-linear optical applications.             
  • 08/2012-10/2013:  Internship at Karlsruhe of Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, Investigation of optical coupling between nanophotonic waveguide and graphene.
  • 10/2011- 03/2012:  Group Project at  Laboratoire Physique des Interactions Ioniques et Moleculaires, (PIIM), Aix-Marseille University, France, How to measure an optical frequency with the best precision?
  • 09/2010- 01/2011: Personal Project at Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey, Calculation of electronic and magnetic properties of zigzag grapheme nanoribbons (ZGNR).

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • Materials Research Society (MRS)


  • ​​KICP Innovation Award 2016 in KAUST Research Conference 2016: Emerging Concepts and Materials in Solar Energy Conversion (Best Poster)
  • Awarded the Erasmus Mundus Master Scholarship for the study Optics& Photonics in Europe (www.europhotonics.org). 
  • Koç University Summer Research Program for Undergraduates Scholarship, Izmir Turkish-American Association Scholarship 

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Optoelectronics Material chemistry Nanomaterials and material characterization