Electrical Engineering Student

Inci Ruzybayev, Ph.D.


  • Ph.D., University of Delaware, 2014
  • B.S., M.S.. Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2005


  • Engineering Physics: Electricity & Magnetism
  • Engineering Physics: Mechanics

Research Interests

  • Nanostructured Thin Film / Powder Preparation
  • Material Characterization
  • Assessment and improvement of teaching and learning in engineering physics education
  • Inclusion and retention of female students in engineering field
  • Gender bias in STEM fields


  • 2017-2018 The Student Senate Outstanding Academic Advisor Award
  • 2013 CAS Dean’s Doctoral Student Summer Scholars Fellowship, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Delaware
  • 2013 SVC Technical Conference Student Sponsorship, Society of Vacuum Coaters
  • 2012 University of Delaware Excellence in Teaching Award for Graduate Students
  • 2010 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Delaware

Recent Publications

  • E. G. Celario Sedano, & I. Ruzybayev, (2021), An International Study of Foucault’s Pendulum, ASEE Virtual Annual Conference.
  • E. C. Foust, & I. Ruzybayev, I. (2021), Investigation on Students' Educational Experience with HyFlex Instruction Model in Two Engineering Courses, ASEE Virtual Annual Conference.
  • S. A. Wilkerson, & I. Ruzybayev, & A. J. Earle, (2021), Leveraging Curriculum to Mitigate Engineering Killer Courses, ASEE Virtual Annual Conference.
  • I. Ruzybayev, A. Ceylan, A. K. Rumaiz and S. I. Shah (2020). Thin Film Formation Techniques. Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • O. Tosun, I. Ruzybayev, F. M. Abel, B. Balasubramanian, R. Skomski, D. Sellmyer, G. C. Hadjipanayis (2020). Effect of Structural Disorder on the Magnetic Properties of Melt-Spun Co3+xV alloys, American Physical Society, Denver, Colorado.


  • Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Club Faculty Advisor
  • Tech Tinker K-12 Event Organizer
  • Generation of Hopes Event Organizer
  • Girl's Robotic Workshop Event Organizer
  • Student Welfare and Nomination, Election and Membership Committee Member

Professional Association

  • American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Engineering Physics and Physics Division Banking and Accounting Services Operating Accounts Officer, Member, and Technical Session and Panel Moderator
  • Magnetism and Magnetic Materials (MMM) Conference Member
  • Society of Women in Engineering (SWE) Local Conference Member
  • American Association of Physics Teacher (AAPT) Member
  • Reviewer of the Journal of Thin Solid Films, Elsevier