About Cagatay


Academic Career

  • Assist. Professor (Since May 2018)Department of Chemistry, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, TURKEY
  • Postdoctoral Associate (Jan. 2016 –  Mar. 2018)Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, Advisor: Prof. Dr. Timothy M. Swager
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry (Feb.2012 –  Oct. 2015)ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Advisor: Prof. Dr. Francois Diederich
  • M.Sc. in Chemistry (Sept. 2010 – Nov. 2011)Middle East Technical University, TURKEY  Advisor: Prof. Dr. Metin Balci
  • B.Sc. in Chemistry (Sept. 2006 – June 2010),Middle East Technical University, TURKEY, Advisor: Prof. Dr. Metin Balci
  • Summer Intern (June – Sept. 2009),University of Minnesota, USA,  Advisor: Prof. Dr. Wayland E. Roland
Scholarships and Awards

  • H2020-MSCA-IF-2018 Above-Threshold Award (Apr. 2019), TUBITAK (Scientific and Technical Research Counsil of TURKEY).
  • SNSF Early Postdoc Mobility Fellowship (Jan. 2016 – June 2017), Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).
  • Best Thesis of the Year Award (Dec. 2012)Middle East Technical University–Prof. Dr. Mustafa Parlar Foundation.
  • Graduate Course Performance Award (June 2012)Middle East Technical University.
  • 2228 – National Scholarship Programme for MSc Students (Oct. 2010 – Feb 2012)TUBITAK (Scientific and Technical Research Counsil of TURKEY).
  • 2209 – Scholarship for Undergraduate Science Projects (Sept. 2009 – June 2010)TUBITAK (Scientific and Technical Research Counsil of TURKEY),