Research Areas: Physics, Condensed Matter 1: Structural, Mechanical and Thermal Properties, Surfaces, Interfaces, Thin Films and Nanosystems, Intensive Article 2: Electronic Structure, Electric, Magnetic and Optical Properties, Electronic structure of bulk material, Magnetic Properties and Materials, Photochemistry of Organics, Natural Sciences
İdris Candan received his Bs degree in Physics Department from Kocaeli University in 2004. He got his Ms. degree in December 2009 and PhD. degree in February 2016 from Physics Department of Middle East Tachnical University (METU). His Ms thesis was on "Growth and Characterization of CuIn1-x GaxSe2 (CIGS) Thin Films For Solar Cell Structure" and PhD thesis was on "Investigation on The Incorporation of Quantum Dot Thin Film Layers in The Organic and Inorganic Solar Cell Structures". He worked as a Research Assistant at METU and as a researcher at The Center for Solar Energy Research and Applications (GÜNAM).
He joined the Device Research Laboratory (DRL) in the Electrical Engineering Department at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) on February 2014 as a Visiting Scholar (Visiting Researcher) till January 31, 2015. He worked at Western Institute of Nanoelectronics (WIN) at UCLA as a Development Engineer from February 1, 2015 through May 28, 2015. His research interests include thin film solar cell, nanomaterials for flexible electronics and energy converting devices and diluted magnetic semiconductor device.
He worked as a Research Assistant (Dr.) at Kocaeli University since June 2016from June 2016 to November 2021. He has worked as an Assistant Professor at the same university since November 2021.