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Turan Birol

AMUNDH 485 (office), 612-301-1348
tbirol @ umn.edu

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My work is on the intersection of solid state physics and materials science. I use well established first-principles computational tools (such as Density Functional Theory (DFT), Dynamical Mean Field Theory (DMFT), or evolutionary algorithms) to establish structure-property relationships in a wide range of materials, and perform materials design. I am interested on various phenomena from ferroelectrics to strongly spin-orbit coupled systems.

Group Web Page: https://birol.cems.umn.edu/

Summary of Interests
First Principles Calculations, Materials Physics

Education

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Condensed Matter Theory Group, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

PhD, Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

MSc, Physics, Koc University, Istanbul

BS, Physics, METU, Ankara