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Arcan Dericioglu

Arcan Dericioglu is a Visiting Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Visiting Scholar, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Arcan Dericioglu, Ph.D. Visiting Professor, Mechanical Engineering; Visiting Scholar, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Materials Science, Materials Processing, Materials Characterization, Physical Metallurgy

Research Interest

Electromagnetic Interference Shielding and Radar Absorbing Materials-Composites, Microwave Processing (Ceramics and Metals), Natural and Bioinspired Composites, Ceramic and Polymer, Matrix Composites, Fiber-Metal Laminates, Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) of Metallic Materials

Educational Background

B.S. and M.S. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Middle East Technical University
Ph.D. Materials Science, The University of Tokyo


Professor Arcan Dericioglu received his Ph.D from The University of Tokyo in Materials Science (2002) completing his thesis on the “Optical and Mechanical Properties of Fiber-Reinforced Ceramic Matrix Light Transmitting Composites.” Later, he had worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (2002-2003) at the Institute of Industrial Science, he University of Tokyo, where he was involved in projects on the “Damage Detection and Evaluation in Thermal Barrier Coatings (TBCs)” and “Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Composites.” Then, Dericioglu has joined to the National Institute for Materials Science, Japan, as a research associate, where he worked as the principal investigator of his project titled “Development of Nanostructured Multilayer Composites” (2003-2005). He is a faculty member at the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering of the Middle East Technical University, Turkey, since 2005. Currently, during his sabbatical leave he is a Visiting Faculty at the Mechanical Engineering Department and Visiting Scholar at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the University of Massachusetts Lowell.