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


♦ 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)

(https://doi.org/10.1002/adhm.202000790)

♦ Hadi, Sajjad, Faraz, and Berkay joined BMDL (Jun’20)

♦ Emin joined BMDL. (May’20)

♦ Paper on stretchable membrane-based compliance sensor for prosthetic and robotic applications is available online! (May’20)
(https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1909532117)

♦ Fariborz, Pouriya and Javad joined BMDL. (Jan’20)

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♦ Levent Beker gave a seminar talk about next-gen implantables and wearables at Koç University’s Univ 101 Series and at Bilkent University.

♦ Rahul and Aysu joined BMD Lab. (Sep’19)

♦ Levent Beker received TUBITAK 2232 grant. This is a 3-year collaboration project together with KUAR and Arcelik on flexible sensors for wearable applications.

♦ Wireless biodegradable artery flow sensor for monitoring vessel anastomoses paper is out. (Nature Biomedical Engineering, 3, 47–57, 2019, https://www.nature.com/articles/s41551-018-0336-5)

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♦ Levent Beker received Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship. The goal of this project is to develop a biodegradable wireless sensor for neural implant applications.