Koray Akdogan

Assistant Teaching Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Phone:848-445-4513
Fax:732-445-2873
Email:eka@soe.rutgers.edu
Office:CCR-114
Office Hours: By Appointment

Interests (Continued from previous page): Experimental micromechanics of alloys, ceramics, coatings and films; Mechanical, thermal, electrical and dielectric properties of materials.

Teaching Interests: Dr. Akdoğan is passionate about teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels on a diverse range of topics including mechanical behavior of engineering materials, chemical thermodynamics of materials, microprocessing of ceramics, structure of engineering materials, solid state principles and physics of engineering materials, and EMO properties of materials. He’s currently serving as a faculty mentor to the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program at Rutgers.

Teaching

Professor Akdoğan's teaching responsibilities during the 2017-2018 academic year are:

Fall 2017
  • Mechanical Properties of Materials, 14:635:407
  • Physical Metallurgy, 14:635:362
Spring 2018
  • Thermodynamics of Materials, 14:635:206
  • Mechanical Properties of Materials, 14:635:407

 

 
 

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Akdoğan has served as the Education Committee Chair of IEEE-UFFC (2004-2008); as the Travel and Local Arrangements Chair of the 2007 IEEE-UFFC Ultrasonics Meeting in New York City; as Co-Organizer & Session Chair of the Nanomaterials Symposium at ISOPE 2010 in Beijing, China and ISOPE 2011 in Maui, HI, USA; as the Executive Committee Chair of Nano 2012 in Rhodes, Greece; and now is serving as the Organizing Committee Member of ECI Flash Sintering and Related Phenomena Far From Equilibrium Symposium in Tomar, Portugal (2016).

Research Interests

Dr. Akdoğan’s research interests include but are not limited to chemical and solid state thermodynamics of engineering materials; In situ laboratory and synchrotron x-ray diffraction (Bragg-Brentano and EDXRD); Electric field and pressure assisted processing of inorganic and nonmetallic solids. Experimental micromechanics of alloys, ceramics, coatings and films; Mechanical, thermal, electrical, elasto-dielectric (linear and nonlinear) properties of ceramics, coatings and heteroepitaxial thin films; Amorphous metals and thermal barrier coatings for extreme conditions; and electrochemical and electromechanical actuation phenomena in engineering materials. He is the Co-Director and Co-PI of the Nano Structured Materials Laboratory and the Lead Experimenter at the X17-1 beamline at NSLS I, Brookhaven National Labs and 6MB-A beamline at APS, Argonne National Labs.

Selected Publications

Selected Presentations

E. K. Akdoğan, İ. Şavklıyıldız, H. Biçer, T. Özdemir, Z. Zhong, T. Tsakalakos, Materials Research Society, “Anomalous Lattice Expansion and Defect Phenomena in Burst Mode Densification (Flash Sintering) of Ceramics: “An in situ EDXRD Study with a 200 keV Synchrotron Probe,” Fall Meeting, Materials Research Society, Boston, Massachusetts (2015). (Invited)

E. K. Akdoğan, İ. Şavklıyıldız, H. Biçer, T. Özdemir, Z. Zhong, T. Tsakalakos, N. Simos, “Amorphous Fe-Based Nanostructured Coatings on Steel Alloys under Harsh Environments of Fast Neutrons, Extreme Temperature  and Corrosion: A Macroscopic and Microscopic Assessment,” Materials Research Society, Fall Meeting, Materials Research Society, Boston, Massachusetts (2015). (Invited)

H. Biçer, E. K. Akdoğan, İ. Şavklıyıldız, T. Özdemir, T. Tsakalakos, “In situ time resolved EDXRD study on densification of B4C under superimposed electric and thermal fields at ultralow temperatures,”  Materials Research Society, Fall Meeting, Materials Research Society, Boston, Massachusetts (2015).

T. Özdemir, İ. Şavklıyıldız, E. K. Akdoğan, H. Biçer, Z. Zhong, T. Tsakalakos, Materials Research Society, “Instantaneous Irreversible Oxidation of Titanium Diboride under Applied Electric and Thermal Fields at Ultra-low Temperature: An in situ time-resolved EDXRD with a ultrahigh energy synchrotron probe,” Fall Meeting, Materials Research Society, Boston, Massachusetts (2015).

İ. Şavklıyıldız, E. K. Akdoğan, H. Biçer, T. Özdemir, Z. Zhong, T. Tsakalakos, Materials Research Society, “Anomalous Lattice Expansion and Defect Phenomena in %8 Y2O3 doped ZrO2: “An in situ EDXRD Study with a 200 keV Synchrotron Probe,” Fall Meeting, Materials Research Society, Boston, Massachusetts (2015).

E. K. Akdoğan, L. Balarinni, M. McNeley, N. Ahmedi, A. Ignatov, Z. Zhong, M. Croft, T. Tsakalakos, “3D-Quantitative Phase Analysis & Strain Mapping of Nanostructured Coatings by Synchrotron Energy Dispersive X-ray Diffraction,” ISOPE 2010, Beijing, China (2010). (Invited)

E. K. Akdoğan, L. Balarinni, M. McNeley, A. Ignatov, N. Ahmedi, Z. Zhong, M. Croft, T. Tsakalakos, “3D-Quantitative Phase Analysis & Strain Mapping of Nanostructured Coatings by Synchrotron Energy Dispersive X-ray Diffraction: A New Approach to Materials Characterization,” Engineering Conferences International Sub-Micron & Nanostructured Ceramics, Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO (2009).(Invited)

W.A. Paxton, E. K. Akdoğan, İ. Şavkliyildiz, A. Choksi, S. Silver, T. Tsakalakos, Z. Zhong, “Asynchronous stoichiometric response in lithium iron phosphate batteries,” Journal of Materials Research, 30 (03), 417-423 (2014).

E. K. Akdoğan, İ. Şavklıyıldız, H. Biçer, W. Paxton, F. Toksoy, Z. Zhong, T.  Tsakalakos, “Anomalous lattice expansion in yttria stabilized zirconia under simultaneous applied electric and thermal fields: A time-resolved in situ energy dispersive x-ray diffractometry study with an ultrahigh energy synchrotron probe,” Journal of Applied Physics, 113, 233503 (2013).

İ. Şavklıyıldız, E. K. Akdoğan, Z. Zhong, L. Wang, D. Weidner, M. Vaughan, M. C. Croft and T. Tsakalakos,” Phase transformations in hypereutectic MgO-Y2O3 nanocomposites at 5.5 GPa,” Journal of Applied Physics, 113, 203520 (2013).

E. K. Akdoğan, İ. Şavklιyιldιz, B. Berke, Z. Zhong, L. Wang, D. Weidner, M. C. Croft, and T. Tsakalakos,"Pressure effects on phase equilibria and solid solubility in MgO-Y2O3 nanocomposites," Journal of Applied Physics, 111, 053506 (2012).

E. K. Akdoğan, I. Şavklıyıldız, B. Berke, Z. Zhong, L. Wang, M. Vaughan, T. Tsakalakos, "High-pressure phase transformations in MgO-Y2O3 nanocomposites," Applied Physics Letters, 99, 141915 (2011).

M. Croft, V. Shukla, E. K. Akdoğan, N. Jisrawi, Z. Zhong, R. Sadangi, A. Ignatov, L. Balarinni, , K. Horvath, and T. Tsakalakos, “In situ strain profiling of elasto-plastic bending in Ti-6Al-4V alloy by synchrotron energy dispersive x-ray diffraction,” Journal of Applied Physics, 105, 093505 (2009).

P. Ngerchuklin, E.K. Akdoğan, B. Jadidian, A. Safari, “Electromechanical displacement of piezoelectric-electrostrictive monolithic bilayer composites,” Journal of Applied Physics, 105, 034102 (2009).

M. Abazari, E.K. Akdoğan, A. Safari, “Effects of background oxygen pressure on dielectric and ferroelectric properties of epitaxial (K0.44, Na0.52, Li0.04)(Nb0.84,Ta0.10, Sb0.06)O3 thin films on SrTiO3,” Applied Physics Letters, 93, 192910 (2008).

M. Abazari, E.K. Akdoğan, A. Safari, “Dielectric and ferroelectric properties of strain-relieved epitaxial lead-free KNN-LT-LS ferroelectric thin films on SrTiO3 substrates,” Journal of Applied Physics, 103, 104106 (2008).

E.K. Akdoğan, K. Kerman, M. Abazari, A. Safari, ”Origins of high piezoelectric activity in (K0.44, Na0.52, Li0.04)(Nb0.84, Ta0.10, Sb0.06)O3,” Applied Physics Letters, 92, 112908 (2008).

E.K. Akdoğan, A. Safari, “Thermodynamic theory of intrinsic finite size effects in PbTiO3 nanocrystals; PART I: Nanoparticle size-dependent tetragonal phase stability,” Journal of Applied Physics, 101, 064114 (2007).

E.K. Akdoğan, A. Safari, “Thermodynamic theory of intrinsic finite size effects in PbTiO3 nanocrystals; Part II: Dielectric and piezoelectric properties,” Journal of Applied Physics, 101, 064115 (2007).