Muhammed was born in Kocaeli (Turkey) in 1986. He obtained his Bachelor of Science (2009) and Master of Science degrees (2011) in Chemistry from İzmir Institute of Technology (İztech). During his MSc studies, he worked on transition metal catalysis, particularly on palladium catalyzed synthesis of allene derivatives. Then, he started his PhD research in the same department under the supervision of Assoc. Dr. Mustafa Emrullahoğlu. In May 2016 he received his PhD degree, studying on the design and synthesis of fluorescent molecules (BODIPY) for sensing and imaging applications. Muhammed joined Prof. Bradley’s research group in November 2016 as a Postdoctoral Research Associate and is working in the synthesis of “smartprobes” for molecular imaging and development of analytical assays for “GMP” analysis.
In his spare time he enjoys playing and watching football, cooking and spending time with his friends.