Er Research Group is specialized on the application of fundamental physical laws and modern data science tools to model, and more ambitiously, to discover new materials for energy conversion and storage. We are located at Center for Computational Energy Research (CCER), Dutch Institute For Fundamental Energy Research (DIFFER), Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

RESEARCH FIELDS:
  • Computational prediction of materials properties via electronic structure calculations and data science
  • Energy storage materials (redox flow batteries and hydrogen)
  • Energy conversion materials (electrochemical conversion and catalysis)


RESEARCH GROUP:

Süleyman Er Group Leader:






Email:

Tel:
Süleyman Er

Studied Chemistry at Bilkent University (Turkey) and earned PhD degree in Physics at Computational Materials Science, University of Twente (the Netherlands). Worked as a FOM Young Energy Scientist Fellow initially at Theoretical Chemistry, Harvard University (USA) and later at Theoretical Chemistry, Leiden University (the Netherlands).



+31 40 333 4936

Elif Sorkun Software engineer:

Education:

Project:

Email:

Elif Sorkun

BEng. Chemical Engineering (Istanbul Technical University - Turkey)

Development of a database platform for the in-house calculated results on materials


Ilker Tezsevin Postdoc researcher:

Education:

Project:

Email:

Ilker Tezsevin

PhD. Chemical Engineering (Middle East Technical University - Turkey)

Computational modeling and design of new electrodes for renewable fuels


Abhishek Khetan Postdoc researcher:

Education:

Project:

Email:

Abhishek Khetan

PhD. Mechanical Engineering (RWTH Aachen - Germany)

High-throughput computational screening of molecules for flow bateries


Qi Zhang PhD researcher:

Education:

Project:

Email:

Qi Zhang

MSc. Chemistry (Jinan University - China)

High-throughput computational screening of redox active compounds for aqueous flow batteries


Murat Cihan Sorkun PhD researcher:

Education:

Project:

Email:

Murat Cihan Sorkun

MSc. Computer Engineering (Galatasaray University - Turkey)

Deep learning materials properties


Xuan Zhou PhD researcher:

Education:

Project:

Email:

Xuan Zhou

MSc. Chemical Engineering (Sichuan University - China)

Catalytic properties of 2D materials during reverse water gas shift reaction


Zhiyang Liu PhD researcher (visitor):

Education:

Project:

Email:

Zhiyang Liu

MSc. Materials Science (University of Science and Technology of China - China)

Computational study of energy storage in vanadium solid-state materials and molecules


Shivani Ramhit Intern researcher:

Education:

Project:

Email:

Shivani Ramhit

MSc. Mechanical Engineering (University of Twente - the Netherlands)

A data-driven approach to predict accurate electronic properties of 2D materials


Narasimhan Viswanathan Intern researcher:

Education:

Project:

Email:

Narasimhan Viswanathan

MSc. Materials Science and Engineering (TU Delft - the Netherlands)

First-principles study on catalytic performance of metal surfaces during reverse water gas shift reaction




ALUMNI:

Cem Bahadir Aksoy Intern researcher:

Education:

Project:

Cem Bahadir Aksoy

MSc. Mechanical Engineering (Koc University - Turkey)

Computational modeling of metal catalysts for reverse water gas shift reaction


Jitse van der Horn Intern researcher:

Education:

Project:

Jitse van der Horn

MSc. Nanomaterials Science (Utrecht University - the Netherlands)

Computational study of lateral heterostructures of 2D materials


Tess Vosman Intern researcher:

Education:

Project:

Tess Vosman

BSc. Chemistry (Utrecht University - the Netherlands)

Computational study of lateral heterostructures of 2D materials


Matteo Battilana Intern researcher:

Education:

Project:

MSc. Matteo Battilana

Theoretical Physics (University of Padua - Italy)

Machine learning of materials properties for energy applications