Aren Yazmaciyan

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral fellow 2022-2023 Now Postdoctoral fellow in the group of Prof. Martin Heeney



Al-Kindi Bld 5 Lvl 3 3254-WS21

Research Interests

Electro-optics of solar cells and photodetectors, charge generation and transport phenomena, charge recombination dynamics and, electro-optical simulations of photovoltaic devices.

Selected Publications

  1. A. Yazmaciyan, P. Meredith, A. Armin Cavity Enhanced Narrowband Organic Photodiodes with Charge Collection Narrowing Advanced Optical Materials, 7(8), 1801543 (2019)
  2. A. Yazmaciyan, M. Stolterfoht, P. L. Burn, Q. Q. Lin, P. Meredith, A. Armin Recombination Losses Above and Below the Transport Percolation Threshold in Bulk Heterojunction Organic Solar Cells.Advanced Energy Materials, 8(18), 1703339 (2018)


  • 2019 PhD University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia 
  • 2013 Msc Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey 
  • 2011 BSc Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey 

Scientific and Professional Membership

Optical Society of America (OSA)


  • (2014-2018) Higher Degree Research International Scholarship – University of Queensland 
  • (2013-2014) Research Student Grant – Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) 
  • (July 2010-September 2010) Exchange Grant – European Science Foundation (ESF) 

KAUST Affiliations

KAUST Solar Center (KSC)

Material Science and Engineering (MSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Electro-optics of solar cells and photodetectors Charge generation and transport phenomena Charge recombination dynamics Electro-optical device simulations