Nazlı Dönmezer

Associate Professor
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+90 212 359 7176

Ph.D. 2013, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA.
M.S. 2009, Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey.
B.S. 2007, Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey.


Associate Professor, Boğaziçi University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2021-present
Assistant Professor, Boğaziçi University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2017-2021
Assistant Professor, Middle East Technical University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2014-2017
Graduate Research Assistant, Georgia Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2009–2013

Courses Taught: 
  • ME 210 – Materials Science
  • ME 263 – Thermodynamics I
  • ME 466 – Thermodynamics II
  • ME 501 – Advanced Engineering Mathematics
  • ME 68H – Micro & Nanoscale Heat Transfer
Research Interests: 
  • Micro and nanoscale heat transfer
  • Multiscale thermal modeling
  • Electrothermal modeling
  • Thermal characterization
  • Thermophysical properties
  • Plasmonics
Awards & Honors: 

METU YOUNG RESEARCHER AWARD, 2015 & 2016, METU Development Foundation
SCHOLARSHIP FOR GRADUATE STUDIES, 2007–2009, Turkish National Science and Technological Research Council
DEAN’S HIGH HONOUR LIST, 2003–2007, Middle East Technical University


Kaya O and Donmezer N, "Investigation of the Thermal Transport Properties across Van der Waals Interfaces of 2D Materials," IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, doi: 10.1109/TNANO.2022.3179329, 2022.

Warzoha RJ, Wilson AA, Donovan BF, Donmezer N, Giri A, Hopkins PE, Choi S, Pahinkar D, Shi J, Graham S, Tian Z, and Ruppalt L, "Applications and Impacts of Nanoscale Thermal Transport in Electronics Packaging", ASME Journal of Electronic Packaging, 143(2): 020804, 2021.

Albar I and Donmezer N, "Mean Free Path–Thermal Conductivity Accumulation Calculations for Wurtzite Gallium Nitride: Two Approaches", Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, 24:2, 80-93, 2020.
Chatterjee B, Dundar C, Beechem TE, Heller E, Kendig D, Kim H, Donmezer N, Choi S., "Nanoscale electro-thermal interactions in AlGaN/GaN high electron mobility transistors", Journal of Applied Physics, 127(4):044502, 2020
C. Dundar, D. Kara and N. Donmezer, "The Effects of Gate-Connected Field Plates on Hotspot Temperatures of AlGaN/GaN HEMTs", IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 67(1):57-62, 2020
Azarifar M, Kara D, Dönmezer N., "Thermal spreading performance of GaN-ON-DIAMOND substrate hemts with localized joule heating", Isi Bilimi ve Teknigi Dergisi / Journal of Thermal Science & Technology, 39(2):111–9, 2019
Azarifar M., Donmezer N., A multiscale analytical correction technique for two-dimensional thermal models of AlGaN/GaN HEMTs, Microelectronics Reliability, 74 (2017).
Gholivand H., Donmezer N., Phonon Mean Free Path in Few Layer Graphene, Hexagonal Boron Nitride, and Composite Bilayer h-BN/graphene, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 99 (2017)
Donmezer N., Islam M., Yoder D., Graham S., The Impact of Nongray Thermal Transport on the Temperature of AlGaN/GaN HFETs, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices,  62 (2015).  
Chen X., Donmezer N., Kumar S., Graham S., A Numerical Study on Comparing the Active and Passive Cooling of AlGaN/GaN HEMTs, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 99 (2014). 
Donmezer N., Graham S., The Impact of Non-Continuum Thermal Transport on the Temperature of AlGaN/GaN HFETs, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 61.6 (2014). 
Donmezer N., Graham S., A Multiscale Thermal Modeling Approach for Ballistic and Diffusive Heat Transport in Two Dimensional Domains, IJTS, 76 (2014).