Dr. Zorba attended Hacettepe University from 1992 to 1997, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering physics as valedictorian in the Department of Engineering Physics, and as salutatorian in the Faculty of Engineering. He then came to the University of Rochester in the Fall of 1997 with full tuition and scholarship and began his graduate studies in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. He received a Master of Arts degree in physics in 1999, and then joined Prof. Yongli Gao’s group to carry out research on the morphological and electrical properties of organic semiconductors. He completed his doctorate degree in July 2004. He spent one year as a visiting professor beginning in Sept. 2004, and has become a tenure-track assistant professor of physics in Sept. 2005 in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Whittier College .

In the News

Controlling Electrical Properties Of Organic Semiconductors (ScienceDaily)

Univ. of Rochester Physics and Astronomy Department

Pearls of Wisdom

I want to know how God created this world. I am not interested in this or that phenomenon, in the spectrum of this or that element. I want to know His thoughts; the rest are details.

A. Einstein

Contact Info:
Office: Science 114B
 Department of Physics and Astronomy
 Whittier College
13406 E. Philadelphia Street
Whittier, CA 90608
Work:  (562) 907-4200 ext.:4450
Email: szorba@whittier.edu