Durdu Guney

Durdu Güney


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


Durdu Güney 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 Engineering (Applied Physics) from the University of California, San Diego in 2007. Prof. Güney is a recipient of 2012 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award given by the Oak Ridge Associated Universities. Current research activities of Prof. Güney include photonic quantum computing, quantum manipulation of light with metamaterials and metasurfaces, magneto-optical metamaterials, and novel noise mitigation techniques for optical imaging. He is on the editorial boards of Opto-Electronic Advances, Journal of Quantum Information Science, Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, Applied Sciences, and Photonics.

Areas of Interest

  • Metamaterials, metasurfaces, photonic crystals, plasmonics
  • Quantum optics
  • Quantum computing, communications, and cryptography
  • Optical imaging
  • Magneto-optics
  • Photovoltaics