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Education


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,bioengineering, biomedical engineering, development of microfabricated devices for personalized medicine and drug tests, robotic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, cellular decision mechanisms and motility, motion control systems, microfluidics, tumor growth and mathematical modeling, antibiotic persistence.

Memberships

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).

Publications

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