Projects

There are several on-going projects in the field of microfluidics, bio-engineering, MEMS and nanotechnology.

The funding is secured mainly from governmental agencies and private sectors.

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Research Projects Involved

  • Versatile Agriculture by Fertilizers with QDs Enhanced Nano-composite Hydrogels for Sustainable Food Production, submitted to Southeast Asia-Europe Joint Funding Scheme for Researh and Innovation

  • ‘High-performance forward osmosis thin-film nanocomposite membrane based on solution blown nanofiber support for produced water and brine management’ submitted to QNRF – National Priority Research Program

  • Integrated Microfluidic System to Capture Circulating Tumor Cells by Ferromagnetic Nano-clusters in Si’ submitted to TÜBİTAK – MID UZBEKISTAN funded by TUBITAK, Project no: 121N238, Manager, 2022-2024

  • ‘Yüksek Akustik Yalıtım Özellikli Grafen Katkılı Dokunmamış Keçelerin Üretilmesi ve Karakterizasyonu’, funded by KOSGEB, 2021-2023

  • ‘Experimental and numerical investigation of electrohydrodynamic based active micromixer’ funded by TUBITAK, Project no: 121N238, Manager, 2022-2025

  • Production and Characterization of Recycled Polyester Based Nanocomposite Nanofibers with Improved Thermal Comfort’, funded by TUBİTAK-2218, Researcher, 2021 – 2023

  • ‘Design of Versatile Nano-Hybrid Reverse Osmosis Membranes for Seawater Desalination’, funded by Qatar University - International Research Collaboration Co-Fund (IRCC), 2021-2023

  • ‘Thermally Conductive Textile by Graphen Nano-Composites’, funded by ASELSAN, 2020-2021

  • “Carbyne Films: Synthesis of a New Class of Carbon Allotrope and Novel Applications in Sensors and Biosensors” funded by TUBITAK, Project no: 120N084, Manager, 2021-2024

  • “Mikrokanallarda Salınımlı Akış İle Partikül Odaklama Sisteminin İncelenmesi“, funded by ITU, project no: 42631, Researcher, 2020 - 2021

  • “Low-power, non-invasive conformable optical-based sensors home-assisted health and air quality monitoring”, funded by TUBİTAK, Project no: 118C365, Researcher, 2020 – 2023

  • “Design, Fabrication, Characterization of Scalable Nano-Enhanced Quantum Solar Cells”, funded by ITU, Project no: 42324, Manager, 2020 - 2022

  •  “Development of microfluidic based portable test kit for aflatoxin detection in liquid foods” funded by TUBİTAK, Project no: 218M528, Manager, 2019 – 2020

  • “Dean Akış Fiziğinin Mikroakışkan Sistemler İle İncelenmesi”, funded by ITU, Project no: 41825, Resarcher, 2019 – 2020

  • “Development of DEP-based Microfluidic Systems for the Analysis of Porin-mediated Active Antibiotic Permeability”, funded by TUBİTAK, Project no: 217M151, Researcher, 2018 – 2019      

  • “PDMS-karbon nanotüp tabanlı ve kendinden elektrodlu yeni nesil mikrobiyal yakıt hücresi tasarımı” funded by ITU, Project no: 41130, Resarcher, 2018 – 2019

  • “Development of microfluidic sensor system for detection of aflatoxin in food by graphene”, funded by ITU, Project no: 40707, Manager, 2017 – 2020

  • “Design, fabrication and characterization of 3-D electrode based microfluidics systems for cell separation” funded by ITU, Project no: 40578, Manager, 2017 – 2018

  • “Acoustic Properties of Styrene Butadiene Rubber-Isocyante Compositon Renforced with Carbon Nanotubes and Silicon Oxide Nano-Powder”, partially funded by DKM Construction, Manager, 2016 – 2017.

  • “Development of Integrated Microfluidic Chip Based Diagnostic Kit for Sensitive and Rapid Diagnosis of Tuberculosis Infection”, funded by TUBİTAK, Project no: 115R002, Researcher (Co-PI), 2015 – 2017

  • “Nano-Ölçekte a-Si Çubuklarının Geometrik Morfolojilerin Güneş Pili Performansına Etkilerininin İncelenmesi”, funded by ITU, Project no: 9968, Manager, 2015 – 2016

  • Robotik Sistem ile Organik Materyallerden Nükleik Asit ve Hücrelerin Yüksek Saflıkta İzolasyonu” funded by TEYDEP-TUBITAK, Project no: 1130116, Co-Manager, 2014 - 2018

  • “Development of Nano-Acoustical Materials”, funded by Taibahu University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Manager, 2014 - 2015

  • “Investigation on the Effects of Mechanical Forces on Endothel Cells Behaviour by Using Microfluidics Systems in the domain of Mechanobiology” funded by TUBİTAK, Project no: 114R037, Manager, 2014 – 2017

  • “Development of Single Cell Capturing Microfluidic Systems for Early Diagnostics” funded by TUBİTAK, Project no: 114M802, Researcher, 2014 – 2017

  • “Entegre ve Taşınabilir mikro-PCR sisteminin tasarımı, üretilmesi ve karakterizasyonu”, funded by ITU, Project No: 9855, Manager, 2015 – 2017

  • “Demir Doplu TiO2 Nano-Filmin Üretilmesi ve Yapısal ve Optik karakterizasyonu”, funded by ITU, Project No: 2880, Manager, 2014 – 2016

  • “Design, fabrication and Integration MEMS based turn-counting device”, funded by ASELSAN, Manager, 2013-2014;

  • “Advanced Filtration Technology to Remove Volatile Organic Compound”, funded by BOEING, Co-Manager, 2013 – 2016

  • “Characterization, Fabrication and Design of Microfluidics Systems Based on Dielectrophoresis for Cell Handling Applications”, funded by TUBİTAK, Project no: 111M730, Manager, 2012 - 2014

  • “Design, Fabrication and Characterization of Biosensor through Integration of Micro Channel System on Non-woven Textile Surfaces”, funded by TUBİTAK, Project no: 111M483, Researcher, 2012 - 2014

  • “Nano-boyutta şekilli ince filmlerin kök hücrelerin davranışları üzerine etkilerinin araştırılması” funded by ITU, Project No: 36173, Manager, 2011/13

  • “Membran Teknolojileri Ulusal Araştırma Merkezi Kurulması” funded by DPT, Researcher, 2010 -2013

  • Femto-saniye lazer teknolojisi kullanılarak Si malzemesinin Mikro-Ölçekte Biçimlendirilmesinin incelenmesi, funded by ITU, Project no: 3901, Researcher, 2010- 2012

  • Microscale Combustion of Liquid Hydrocarbons with Electrospray Technique“, funded by TUBİTAK, Project no: 109M449, Researcher, 2009 - 2012

  • “Biyolojik Hücre Ayrıştırma Uygulamaları için Düşük Maaliyetli Mikro-Akışkan Sistemlerin Tasarımı, Üretimi ve Karakterizasyonu” funded by TUBİTAK, Project no: 109M298, Manager, 2009 - 2011

  • “Metallization of Cu and Au on polymer substrates by electroplating for flexible microelectronic applications”, funded by ITU, Researcher, 2008 - 2010

  • “Development of nano-patterned biofunctional surfaces by PVD and Surface MicroMachining”, funded by DPT, Project no: 2003K120630, Manager, 2005-2009

  • “Fabrication and Characterization of Nano-Sized Si and NiTi Shape Memory Alloys Sculptured Thin Films”, funded by TUBİTAK, Project no: 105M059, Researcher, 2005 - 2008

  • “Design and Analysis of MEMS Pressure Sensor based on Piezoresistive Sensing, funded by ITU, Project No: 31386, Manager, 2005

  • Designing and Analysing a high-g MEMS-based accelerometer with high precision measurement cabability and ready to fabricate with its electronic circuits”, funded by TUBITAK-Career, Project No: 104M275, Manager, 2005 - 2007

  • “The study on the materials and mechanical properties of plasma nitriding of 316L at low temperatures”, funded by ITU, Project no: 30673, Manager, 2004-2005

  • “Biyobenzetim Yolu ile NanoTeknolojik Fonksiyonel Malzeme Üretimi”, DPT Projesi, Araştırmacı, 2003 - 2006

  • Reliability of MOEMS: The mechanism of charging”, The Fraunhofer Institute, Dresden, manager as guest scientist, 2003

  • “The study of yield in IC fabrication line”, 2002-2003, TUBITAK-UAKAE, Manager

  •  “The investigation on deposition of sculptured thin films and realization of bed-springs in nanometer scale”, funded by TUBITAK, Project no: 101M133, 2001-2003, Manager

  • Working on U-Power MOSFETs, process optimization and electrical characterization of devices with INTERSIL, 1999-2000, Researcher

  • Study on on physics of devices with high-k gate-stacked oxides, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, 1998, Researcher

  • Project on developed and performed electrical characterization schemes capable of simulating inductive-type process-induced damage to thin gate oxides and interfaces, SEMATECH, 1995 - 1997

Research Proposals – Spent time and energy, and learnt a lot – but the proposals were not being funded

  • Quantum Dot Decorated CNT Based Versatile Diagnostic Device for Pathogenic Organism, Manager, submitted to Southeast Asia - Europe Joint Call

  • Continuous flow synthesis of Phthalocyanine, Porphyrin and Bodipy MOFs and Solar Cell Applications, Researcher, submitted to TUBITAK

  • Advanced Combinations of Materials for Conservation, submitted to H2020-NMBP-2016-2017

  • Scalable and Versatile Nano-Hybrid Reverse Osmosis Membranes: System Design, Production and Testing, Manager, Submitted to Joint call for Turkey-Qatar

  • Digital Acquisition of infection (and inflammatory) risks in agricultural products for improved food safety, mananger, submitted to ICT-AGRI-FOOD

  • Management of Resilience to multi-hazard crises and disasters through an operational approach, summitted to H2020-DRS-2014

  • Ultra Sensitive Immunological Optical Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Virus Based on Quantum Dots in Microfluidic System, Researcher, Submitted to TUBITAK

  • Design, fabrication and characterization of Integrated LoC systems to tackle Free-Label Cells Separation and Phenotyping, Manager, Submitted to TUBITAK

  • Development of fast and sensitive diagnostis-kit for Myeloproliferative neoplasms with an integrated microfludics based system, Manager, Submitted to TUBITAK

  • Resilient and Smart Reverse Osmosis Membrane Quality by Scalable Digital Acquisition and AI based Decision Making System, Submitted to Joint call for Turkey-Qatar

  • Microfluidics on-chip system for molecular diagnostics of Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia by Gold-nanoparticles, Submitted to Joint call for Turkey-Portugal

  • Bağışıklık Sistemi Hücrelerinin Ayrıştırılmasına Yönelik Dep Tabanlı Loc Sistem Tasarımı, Üretimi Ve Karakterizasyonu, Manager, Submitted to Joint call for Turkey-Tunusia

  • Design, Fabrication and Characterization of Nano-based Bio-inspired Body Armor, Manager, Submitted to TUBITAK

  • Novel Strengthened Thermal-Insulation Nanocomposite Foams using Hybridization of Nanomaterials, manager, submitted to Joint call for Iran – Turkey

  • Early Cancer Diagnosis with an integrated LAB-on-a-chip for separation and analysis of circulating tumor cells, researcher, submitted EuroNanoMed3

  • Thermally conductive hexagonal boron nitrite (h-BN) hybrid polymer nanocomposite, manager, submitted to Bor Institute

  • Isolation and Caracterization of Hematopoietic Stem Cells in Microfludic Systems, Researcher, Submitted to TUBITAK

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