PhD Positions, ERC Advanced Grant project

Keywords: Optics, MEMS, Photonics, Displays

Number of positions: 3


Motivated PhD students are needed for an interdisciplinary ERC project. Project aims to develop novel display technologies for next-generation human-computer interfaces and addressing some of the fundamental challenges in 3D and augmented reality displays.



  • BS and/or MS degree in Engineering or Physics.
  • Research experience is a plus.
  • Admission requirements: Min. GPA of 3.0 or equivalent, GRE (or ALES for Turkish applicants) and TOEFL.


Koç University is a private university situated in a beautiful campus in Istanbul-Turkey. It is among the top 250 Universities in the world based on the THE- Times Higher Education ranking. The Optical Microsystems Laboratory (OML)( ) is part of the College of Engineering and has about 15 researchers.


Fellowships are provided at two levels: ‘Standard PhD package’ and at ‘Super-scholarship package’, which is reserved for truly outstanding candidates. Benefits include a fully furnished room in a shared apartment near campus, which provides an easy transition to living in Istanbul.


Applicants should send a detailed CV, copy of transcripts, and names of references by e-mail to Prof. Dr. Hakan Urey Subject: ERC PhD position.