Özgür Müstecaplıoğlu was born on March 20, 1971 in
He received Turkish National Science and
Technology Foundation Award for a visiting researcher program for outstanding
Ph.D. students in 1999 and visited
He received title of Doçent
from Turkish Higher Education Council (Yüksek Öğrenim Kurumu, YÖK) on May 2005.
He received the 2004 Distinguished Young Scientist Award of Turkish Academy of
Sciences (TÜBA-GEBİP) and the 2007 TÜBİTAK (Scientific and Technical Research
Council of Turkey) Encouragement Award. He is the vice-president of
International Commission for
His research involves theoretical studies in interdisciplinary areas covering quantum optics, optical properties of semiconductors, foundations of quantum electrodynamics, atomic Bose-Einstein condensates, quantum information science and technology and nonlinear optics. He has 30+ invited talks. He is a referee for Physical Review A, B and Physical Review Letters. He has published 40+ articles in leading journals, including Physical Review Letters, Applied Physics Letters, Optics Letters, and Physical Review A rapid communications. One of his papers has been appeared at a cover of Physical Review Letters. Six of his papers were selected for Virtual Journals of Quantum Information and Nanoscience. Özgür Müstecaplıoğlu is a member of APS (American Physical Society), EPS (European Physical Society), TFD (Turkish Physical Society), OSA (Optical Society of America) and SPIE (The International Society of Optical Engineering).