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Washington State University Institute of Materials Research

Rubi Gul


Dr. Gul is currently Research Assistant Professor in the School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering (MME) at Washington State University, in Pullman, Washington, USA. She is also a Visiting Scientist/ Faculty of Brookhaven National Laboratory NY. Since 2007, she has been affiliated with Brookhaven National Laboratory; as a PhD scholar, Research Collaborator, Post-doc, and Visiting Scientist/ Faculty.


Dr. Gul holds a PhD in Applied Physics from the Idaho State University, M.Phill (Physics/ Material Science), MS (Nuclear Physics), and M.Ed (Education).

Research Areas:

High Z- semiconductor, especially CdTe-based compounds for device applications. Research activities covers; Crystal growth by using different melt techniques, device fabrications and characterization to achieve high performance materials for room- temperature device applications.

Photovoltaic materials for solar cells

Ge-based Chalcogenides multi-layered phase change memories, and Conducting RAM.

Research Accomplishments:


Topic: Novel electrode contacts to CdZnTe for X-ray and gamma-ray detector applications. Publication: Scientific Reports | 6:26384 | DOI: 10.1038/srep26384, BSA 15-02: Brookhaven National Laboratory Reference Number: BSA 15-02

The R&D 100 Awards Finalist 2017:


Number of Publications:

Author and Coauthor on about 100 international Journals and conference publications

Conference Presentations:

Author and Speaker on more than 125 papers presentations in International Conferences held throughout the world

Experience/ Affiliations:

§ Assistant Professor: Current affiliation at Institute of Material research, Washington State University, USA

§ Visiting Scientist: 05/2014–Present at Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA

§ Assistant Professor: 04/2018–07/2020 at University of Hafr-Al-Batin KSA

§ Assistant Professor (Research): 01/2017– 05/2018 at Idaho State University, Idaho USA

§ Assistant Professor (Research): 05/2014–12/2016 at Alabama A&M University, ECMIT, Alabama USA

§ Research Associate: 10/2010–10/2012 at Brookhaven National Laboratory, New York USA

§ Research Collaborator: 05/2007–12/2009 at Brookhaven National Laboratory, New York USA

§ Research Assistant: 01/2005–12/2006 at Idaho State University, Idaho USA

§ Teaching/ Research Assistant: 09/2002–12/2004 at University of Delaware, Delaware USA


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