Durdu Guney

Durdu Guney


  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, San Diego
  • MS, Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Sabanci University
  • BS, Physics, Bosphorus (Bogazici) University


Durdu Guney is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Michigan Tech. Prior to Michigan Tech he was a postdoctoral fellow in the US Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University. He received his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Applied Physics) from the University of California, San Diego in 2007. Prof. Guney  is a recipient of 2012 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award given by the Oak Ridge Associated Universities. His research interests include metamaterials, plasmonics, solar cells, quantum computing, communications and cryptography, photonic crystals and fibers, acoustic bandgap materials, and microoptoelectromechanical systems. Current research activities of Prof. Guney include diffraction-unlimited metamaterial flat lens, plasmonic solar photovoltaic cells, and quantum manipulation of light with metamaterials. He is an Associate Editor for Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology.

Areas of Interest

  • Metamaterials and Plasmonics
  • Solar Cells
  • Quantum Computing, Communications and Cryptography
  • Photonic Bandgap Materials and Fibers
  • Acoustic Bandgap Materials