NANOPHOTONICS AND

BIODETECTION SYSTEMS LABORATORY

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EDUCATION

2009-2014 Boston University, Boston, MA, USA

PhD in Electrical Engineering, Advisor: Professor Hatice Altug, PhD

Thesis: Engineering of Plasmonic Excitations for Hand-Held and Ultra-Sensitive Biosensors, December 2013

2013-2014 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, SWITZERLAND

Visiting PhD Student in Institute of Bioengineering, Advisor: Professor Hatice Altug

2007-2009 Koc University, Istanbul, TURKEY

M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Advisor: Professor Ozgur E. Mustecaplioglu

Thesis: Non-Local Effects on Surface Plasmon Theory and Their Novel Applications: Nano-Scale Plasmonic Structures, July 2009

2002-2007 Koc University, Istanbul, TURKEY

BS in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Advisor: Professor M. Irsadi Aksun

Thesis: Photonic Crystal Patch Antenna Substrate for Strong Directional Radiation Pattern, June 2007

 

PAST WORK & RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2016-2018 Omniome, Inc. San Diego, CA 92121, USA

Research Scientist

2015-2016 Koch Institute for Interactive Cancer Research, MIT, Cambridge, USA

Postdoctoral Researcher Scott Manalis' Lab.

2014-2015 Institute of Bioengineering, EPFL, Lausanne, SWITZERLAND

Postdoctoral Researcher Hatice Altug's Lab.

2010-2014 Photonics Center, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA

Research Assistant Hatice Altug's Lab. (Laboratory of Integrated Nanophotonics & Biosensing Systems)

2009-2010 Photonics Center, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA

Photonics Junior Fellow at Precision Measurement Laborator (PML)

2007-2009 College of Engineering, Koc University, Istanbul, TURKEY

Research Assistant Ozgur E. Mustecaplioglu's Lab.

2005-2007 College of Engineering, Koc University, Istanbul, TURKEY

Research Assistant M. Irsadi Aksun's Lab. (Microwave and Antenna Research Laboratory)

2005-2006 Mikes AS, Ankara, TURKEY

Internee in System Engineering Group. Project title: Simulation of noise and filter models.

2004-2005 Havelsan AS, Ankara, TURKEY

Internee in Analysis Design Group. Project name: Simulation and analysis of genetic algorithm.

2004-2005 College of Art and Science, Koc University, Istanbul, TURKEY

Research Assistant Alphan Sennaroglu's Lab. (Laser and Optic Systems Laboratory)

 

HONOR & AWARDS

2017-2018 Young Scientist (BAGEP) Award by Science Academy

2017-2018 The Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) 2232 Career Integ. Fellowship

2016-2017 Koch Institute Quinquennial Cancer Research Fellowship

2014-2015 EUROPT (R) ODE XII Conference (Athens / Greece, April 13-16, 2014) Best Poster Award

2012-2013 Boston University, Center for Nanoscience & Nanobiotechnology Award

2009-2010 Boston University, Photonics Center Junior Fellowship

2008-2009 TUBITAK Travel Scholarship (No: 2224-A)

2007-2009 TUBITAK Graduate Scholarship: 2-year full scholarship (No: 2228-A)

2002-2007 Koc University, Vehbi Koc Scholarship: 5-year full scholarship

 

PEER-REVIEW ACTIVITIES

Biosensors and Bioelectronics

Scientific Reports

ACS Photonics

Applied Physics Letters

Advanced Optical Materials

Optics Express

Biomedical Optics Express

IEEE Photonics Technology Letters

IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology

IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques

IEEE Sensors Journal

IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement

Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics

Journal of Nanostructure in Chemistry

Journal of Material Chemistry C

Journal of Modern Optics

Journal of Applied Physics A

Sensors

Physica D

Chinese Optics Letters

Photonics

Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences

Microfluidics and Nanofluidics

Nanomaterials

Open Physics Journal

Materials

Current Nanoscience

Micro and Nanosystems

Optics and Laser Technology

Superlattices and Microstructures

 

CONFERENCE CHAIR ACTIVIES

CLEO 2014, Photonic Crystals and Complex Plasmonic Nanostructures, June 2014, San Jose, CA, USA.

 

MEMBERSHIPS

Optical Society of America (OSA)

The International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE)

Materials Research Society (MRS)