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Areas of Interest

Biomechatronics, biosensors, microfluidics, antibiotics, microscopy, laparoscopic tools, personalized medicine, cancer-immune cell interactions


IEEE Membership, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Membership, IEEE Women in Engineering, Swiss Society of Biomedical Engineering (SSBE), American Association for Science and Technology (AASCIT), Turkish Society of Yale Graduate Students and Scholars (TYGS), European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (ESCMID).

Book Section / Chapter
Working Paper / Technical Report
Publications Prior to SU

Journal Articles:

1.     Elitas M., Dhar N., Denevaud N., Maerkl S.J., McKinney J.D. High-content screen of a M. smegmatis knockout library provides insights into bacterial persistence and individuality. Manuscript in preparation (Nature Biotechnology).

2.     Elitas M., Martinez-Duarte R., Dhar N., McKinney J.D., Renaud P. (2014) Dielectrophoresis-based purification of antibiotic-treated bacterial subpopulations. Lab Chip, 14, 1850-1857.

3.     Elitas M., Fan R., A Microchip Platform for Interrogating Tumor-Immune Cell Communication at the Single-Cell Level. Lab Chip,14.3582


4.     Elitas M., Fan R., Single-cell technologies for Systems Oncology, Manuscript in preparation.


5.     Wei, W., Shin Y., Ma C., Wang J, Elitas M., Fan R., Heat J.R. (2013) Microchip platforms for multiplex single-cell functional proteomics with applications to immunology and cancer research. Genome Medicine, 5: 75.

6.     Ma C., Fan R., and Elitas M. (2013) Single cell functional proteomics for assessing immune response in cancer therapy: technology, methods and applications. Frontiers in Tumor Immunity.

7.     Elitas M., Khan S., Nergiz A.O., Sabanovic A. (2011) Task-based bilateral control for microsystems application. AUTOMATIKA, 52-2, 107-117.

8.     Sabanovic A., Elitas M., Ohnishi K. (2008) Sliding modes in constrained systems control. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics 55-9: 3332-3339.

Conference Proceedings:

1.     Elitas M., Khan S., Nergiz A.O., Sabanovic A. (2008) Function based control for bilateral systems in tele-micromanipulation. AMC, The 10th International Workshop on Advanced Motion Control.

2.     Khan S., Nergiz A.O., Elitas M., Patoglu V., Sabanovic A. (2007) A hybrid force-position controller based man-machine interface for manipulation of micro objects. IEEE MHS, IEEE International Symposium on MicroNanoMechatronics and Human Science.

3.     Sabanovic A., Elitas M. (2007) SMC based bilateral control. IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics.

4.     Elitas M., Sabanovic A. (2007) Controlling interactions in motion control system. 5th IFAC Intl. WS DECOM-TT.

5.     Khan S., Elitas M., Kunt E.D., Şabanovic A. (2006) Discrete sliding mode control of piezo actuator in nano-scale range. IIEEE/ICIT, International Conference on Industrial Technology.

6.     Sabanovic A., Khan S., Elitas M., Jezernik K. (2006) Sliding mode adaptive controller for PZT actuators. 32nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society.

7.     Sabanovic A., Abidi K.S., Elitas M.  (2006) A study on high accuracy discrete-time sliding mode control. EPE- PEMC, 12th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference.

8.     Elitas M., Hocaoglu M.A., Şabanoviç A. (2007) Bilateral control for biomedical field. IEEE (Co-Sponsor) TOK (Turkish Automatic Control).

9.     Elitas M., Deniz E., Şabanoviç A. (2006) Design of haptic devices for micro parts handling. IEEE (Co-Sponsor) TOK, (Turkish Automatic Control).

10.  Elitas M., Deniz E., Acer M., Şabanoviç A. (2006) Functional control for bilateral systems. IEEE (Co-Sponsor) TOK, (Turkish Automatic Control).



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