Asst. Prof. Dr. Gürcan Aral

Asst. Prof. Dr. Gürcan Aral
Tel : +90 (232) 750 7717
Fax : +90 (232) 750 7707
E-mail : gurcanaral(at)
Office : G 138
[Personal Webpage]


B.Sc., Phys. Eng., Hacettepe University, 1991
M.Sc., Physics, Louisiana State University, 1997
Ph.D., Physics, Louisiana State University, 2003


Research Areas
  • Computational Material Science
  • Parallel Algorithm and Visualization for Large-Scale Materials Simulations
  • High-performance computing
  • Oxidation of Aluminum Nanocluster
  1. Nanoscale oxide growth on Al single crystals at low temperatures: Variable charge molecular dynamics simulations
    A. Hasnaoui, O. Politano, J. M. Salazar, G. Aral, 

    Phys. Rev. B, v. 73(3), 2006
  2. Oxidation of aluminum nano clusters
    T. J. Campbell, G. Aral, S. Ogata, R. K. Kalia, A. Nakano, P. Vashista, 

    Phys. Rev. B, v. 71(16), 2005.
List of publications

Click here for the curriculum vitae