Our group focuses on next-generation implantable and wearable medical devices enabled by micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) and flexible sensors for health monitoring or diagnostics. These bio-integrated microdevices are able to capture physical, electrical, and chemical changes within the human body. We design transducers, fabricate them using MEMS fabrication techniques or various polymer materials, then conduct in-vitro and in-vivo studies.
We are actively seeking new members to join our interdisciplinary research group. Please check openings page for more details.
News & updates
♦ Taher’s flexible microfluidic device paper is published in RSC Sensors & Diagnostics! (May 2022)
♦ Our glucose-sensing smart contact lens paper is published at Advanced Materials Technologies! Congrats to Hadi and co-authors! (Apr 2022) https://doi.org/10.1002/admt.202101629
♦ Dr. Emin Istif received first place award at the KU-IMPACT Patent Contest! (Apr 2022)
♦ Dr. Hadi Mirzajani received a prestigious Marie Curie Fellowship for his wearable device project! (Mar 2022)
♦ 2ND-CHANCE project received ERC Starting Grant (2.5M Euro)! Congrats to all contributing team members and collaborators!
♦ Mert, Umut, Nasir, Arooba, Muhammed and Ceren joined BMDL! (Jan ’22)
♦ Dr. Emin Istif’s TUBITAK 3501 grant is accepted! He will be developing new polymers for sensing applications. (Sep ’21)
♦ Emine, Ozgur, Azmat and Yaren joined BMDL! (Sep ’21)
♦ Berkay received a scholarship from TUBITAK! Congrats Berkay! (June ’21)
♦ Conference paper accepted to International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS)! Congrats Junaid and Alp!
♦ Dr. Beker received the Young Scientist Award (BAGEP) from the Science Academy (Bilim Akademisi).
♦ Alp and Taher joined BMDL (Feb’21)
♦ Ecem and Junaid joined BMDL (Sep’20)
♦ Conference paper published at IUS 2020 by Pouriya and Berkay. (Aug’20)
♦ Review paper on Bioresorbable implantable devices published in Advanced Healthcare Materials. (Jun’20)