Hakan Erkol

Assitant professor
Full Time Faculty

hakan.erkol@boun.edu.tr

+90 212 3594466
Interest Areas: 

Medical Physics

Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae: 

Education:
Ph.D.: Boğaziçi University, Department of Physics 2009
M.S.: Boğaziçi University, Department of Physics 2003
B.S.: Yıldız Teknik University, Department of Physics 2000

Ph.D. Thesis:
“Exactly Solvable Potentials with Dirac Delta Point Interactions”
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Ersan Demiralp

M.S. Thesis:
“Approximate Ground State Energies of One Dimensional
Potential Wells by the S-Matrix Formalism”
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Dr. Mehmet Haluk Beker

Professional Experience:
Assistant Professor, Boğaziçi University 2018-Present
Teaching Assistant, Boğaziçi University 2004-2009

Research Experience:
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California, Irvine
Postdoctoral Researcher, Boğaziçi University

Publications:

1. H. Uncu, H. Erkol, E. Demiralp, and H. Beker, “Solutions of the Schrodinger
equation for Dirac delta decorated linear potential", Central European Journal
of Physics, Volume 1, pages: 1-19, (2005).

2. H. Erkol and E. Demiralp, “The Woods-Saxon potential with point interactions",
Physics Letters A, Volume 365, pages: 55-63, (2007).

3. H. Erkol and E. Demiralp, “Exact solutions for a Hamiltonian with the
Morse potential and the Dirac delta shell interactions", Molecular Physics,
Volume 107, pages: 2053-2062, (2009).

4. H. Erkol and M. B. Unlu, “Virtual source method for diffuse optical imaging",
Applied Optics, Volume 52, No: 20, pages: 4933-4940, (2013).

5. H. Erkol, E. Aytac-Kipergil, and M. B. Unlu, “Photoacoustic radiation force
on a microbubble", Physical Review E, Volume 290, 023001, pages: 1-11, (2014).

6. H. Erkol, A. Demirkiran, N.Uluc, and M. B. Unlu, “Analytical reconstruction
of the bioluminescent source with priors", Optics Express, Volume 22, No: 16, pages: 19758-19773, (2014).

7. H. Erkol and M. B. Unlu, “Spectral power density of the random excitation
for the photoacoustic wave equation", American Institute of Physics
Advances, Volume 4, 097103, pages: 1-11, (2014).

8. H. Erkol, F. Nouizi, M. B. Unlu, and G. Gulsen, “An extended analytical
approach for diffuse optical imaging", Physics in Medicine and Biology,
Volume 60, pages: 5103-5121, (2015).

9. H. Erkol, F. Nouizi, A. Luk, M. B. Unlu, and G. Gulsen, “Comprehensive
analytical model for CW laser induced heat in turbid media", Optics Express,
Volume 23, No: 24, pages: 31069-31084, (2015).

10. F. Nouizi, H. Erkol, A. Luk, M. B. Unlu, and G. Gulsen, “Real-time photomagnetic
imaging", Biomedical Optics Express, Volume 7, No: 10, pages:
3899-3904, (2016).
11. F. Nouizi, H. Erkol, A. Luk, M. Marks, M. B. Unlu, and G. Gulsen, “An
accelerated photo-magnetic imaging reconstruction algorithm based on an
analytical forward solution and a fast Jacobian assembly method", Physics
in Medicine and Biology, Volume 61, pages: 7448-7465, (2016).

12. E. Aytac-Kipergil, H. Erkol, S. Kaya, G. Gulsen, and M. B. Unlu, “An
analysis of beam parameters on proton-acoustic waves through an analytic
approach", Physics in Medicine and Biology, Physics in Medicine and Biology,
Volume 62, pages: 4694-4710, (2017).

13. A. Luk, F. Nouizi, H. Erkol, M. B. Unlu, and G. Gulsen, “Ex vivo validation
of photo-magnetic imaging", Optics Letters, Volume 42 (20), pages: 4171- 4174, (2017).

14. A. Demirkiran, A. Karakuzu, H. Erkol, H. Torun, and M. B. Unlu, “Analysis
of microcantilevers excited by pulsed-laser-induced photoacoustic waves",
Optics Express Volume 26 (4), pages: 4906-4919, (2018).

15. N. Uluc, M. B. Unlu, G. Gulsen, and H. Erkol, “Extended photoacoustic
transport model for characterization of red blood cell morphology in microchannel
flow", Biomedical Optics Express, Volume 9 (6), pages: 2785-
2809, (2018).

16. F. Nouizi, T. C. Kwong, J. Ruiz, J. Cho, Y. W. Chan, K. Ikemura, H.
Erkol, U. Sampathkumaran, and G. Gulsen, “A thermo-sensitive fluorescent
agent based method for excitation light leakage rejection for fluorescence
molecular tomography", Physics in Medicine and Biology, Volume: 64 (3),
pages: 035007, (2019).

17. M. Algarawi, H. Erkol, A. Luk, S. Ha, M. B. Unlu, G. Gulsen, and Farouk
Nouizi, “Resolving tissue chromophore concentration at MRI resolution using
multi-wavelength photo-magnetic imaging", Biomedical Optics Express, Volume: 11 (8), pages: 4244-4254, (2020).

18. M. Algarawi, H. Erkol, A. Luk, S. Ha, M. B. Unlu, G. Gulsen, and F.
Nouizi, “Multi-Wavelength Photo-Magnetic Imaging System for Photothermal
Therapy Guidance", Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, pages: 1-9, (2020).

19. H. Erkol, S. Z. Yelken, M. Algarawi, G. Gulsen, and F. Nouizi, “Validation
of a comprehensive analytical model for photothermal therapy planning in a
layered medium with gold nanoparticles", International Journal of Heat and
Mass Transfer, Volume 163, pages: 120438, (2020).

20. Farouk Nouizi, Maha Algarawi, Hakan Erkol, Alex Luk, Gultekin Gulsen, “Multiwavelength photo-magnetic imaging algorithm improved for direct chromophore concentration recovery using spectral constraints", Applied Optics, Volume 60(35), pages: 10855-10861, (2021).

21. Hakan Erkol, “An analytical model to calculate the primary and secondary acoustic forces acting on microbubbles due to a short pulsed laser excitation", European Journal of Science and Technology, Volume 25, pages: 727-735, (2021).

22. Hakan Erkol, “An analytical model to calculate the primary and secondary acoustic forces acting on microbubbles due to a short pulsed laser excitation", Physica Scripta, Volume 97(8), pages: 085003, (2022).