Ibrahim Albayrak

Course Descriptions

Calculus-based Engineering Physics III and IV

Syllabus-Modern Physics

Syllabus-Engineering III & IV

Modern Physics and Applied Physics and Engineering Design Principles (4580)(2 weighted high school science credits)

Learning fundamental knowledge of engineering and physics disciplines and the requisite skills to perform research, problem-solve, innovate, and create opportunities in the real world are the overarching goals of this course. Extending the first year physics material, the course includes investigations in modern physics topics such as relativity, quantum mechanics, and nuclear physics, including, for example, conceptual understanding and practical applications of the wave function, Schrodinger’s Equation, and radiation and radioactivity. The course includes also a series of project-based engineering learning experiences to help the student acquire and apply the skills, tools, and best practices of the engineering profession. Learning tools include, for example, industry-standard engineering and research modeling and simulation software, hands-on design and troubleshooting of solid-state electronics and digital systems, and industry-standard computer-aided-design software, and additive manufacturing fabrication systems. In challenging keystone projects, students are tasked to identify real-world engineering problems or opportunities, to propose and seek client approval for their unique solutions or innovations, then to design, build, and demonstrate their final products. The keystone experiences include professional engagement with research and engineering leaders invited from community organizations such as NASA, SNAME, and Jefferson Labs. Prerequisites: Engineering Physics I & II, College Calculus


BS: Physics, Yildiz Technical University
PhD: Experimental Nuclear Physics, Hampton University, Jefferson Lab

Dr. Albayrak worked with experimental nuclear research at the Jefferson Lab, Catholic University of America, Hampton University, Akdeniz University and at TUBITAK. He has served as an assistant professor in the electronics department at International Antalya University. Currently, as the GSST engineering/physics instructor, Dr. Albayrak, together with his mentees, is involved in experimental nuclear research for the Jefferson Lab.