Outcome of the 1st Round of PhD Admission Interviews

The 1st round of admission interviews for the PhD program at the FunGlass center took place from January 29th to February 2nd, 2024. For the academic year 2024/2025, 22 research topics were announced for a total of 22 new students.

In the 1st round, 50 candidates from 14 countries applied for 16 topics in the study field of Chemical Engineering and Technologies. The international committee, composed of supervisors from FunGlass and other partner institutions, has selected 11 students for dissertation topics in the PhD Study Program Inorganic Technology and Non-metallic Materials:

5. Enhancing the Utility of Silicon-Based Composites with Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles for Cancer Treatment and Tissue Engineering

7. Development and processing of MOX-hybrid structures for efficient photocatalytic materials

8. Increasing the conversion during dry reforming of methane via PLASMA CATalysis: Turning greenhouse gases into value-added products

10. 3D printed composites using wide-bandgap semiconductors for photocatalytic decomposition of polutants in waste water

12. Covalently functionalized nanoparticles with photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy application
13. Bioactive oxynitride glasses for biomedical applications

15. Multifunctional biopolymer-based structures enriched with ion-doped mesoporous silica composites for biomedical applications
16. New and Modern Thermal barrier coatings based on high entropy ceramic oxides 

18. Enhancing optical properties through antireflective superhydrophobic coatings prepared by PVD and PECVD techniques

21. Advanced multi-material structures by AMTs for future applications in the biomedical sector
22. Innovative decarbonization pathway in the glass industry by selective batching