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Meltem Elitaş Faculty Member
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Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)  Lausanne, Switzerland

Doctor of Philosophy, Program of Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 2012

Thesis Advisor: Prof. John McKinneyCoadvisors: Prof. Philippe Renaud, Prof. Sebastian MaerklThesis: Single-Cell Analysis of Mycobacterial Persistence Using Microfabricated Tools


Sabanci University (SU)                    Istanbul, Turkey

Master of Science, Faculty of Engineering and Natural Science, 2007

Thesis Advisor: Prof. Asif SabanoviçThesis: Function Based Control for Motion Control Systems
GPA: 3.95 / 4.00


Yildiz Technical University            Istanbul, Turkey

Bachelor of Science, Electrical & Electronics Faculty, 2005. GPA: 3.74 / 4.00, ranked 2nd in EE, and ranked 3rd in EE Faculty/ Double Major, Mathematical Engineering, 2001-4th year is incomplete.

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).


Papers in Conference Proceedings
Working Paper / Technical Report
Publications Prior to SU