A. Fatih Sarioglu

Principal Investigator

 

A. Fatih Sarioglu received the B.Sc. degree from Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey in 2003, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University in 2005 and 2010, respectively, all in Electrical Engineering.

Dr. Sarioglu worked as a postdoctoral research associate at the Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering at Stanford University from 2010 to 2012. From 2012-2014, he was a research fellow at the Center for Engineering in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. In October 2014, he joined the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology as an assistant professor.

Dr. Sarioglu’s research interests are at the interface of nano-/micro-engineering and biomedicine. He is particularly interested in developing N/MEMS-based technologies for biomedical applications.

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Postdoctoral Scholars

 

 

Tevhide Ozkaya Ahmadov

 

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Tevhide Ozkaya Ahmadov received the Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from University of Cincinnati in 2016. Her Ph.D. research mainly focused on nanomaterial, sensing and photodynamic therapy. Currently, she is working as a postdoctoral research fellow in Biomedical Microsystems Laboratory at Georgia Tech School of Electric and Computer Engineering. Her research interests are developing sensors for isolation of circulating tumor cells and nanomaterial-based microfluidic systems with applications in point-of-care diagnostics and therapeutics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Graduate Students

 

 

A K M Arifuzzman

 

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A K M Arifuzzman received his B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB), Bangladesh in 2011. He received his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), in 2016 with a focus on biosensor interface design and analog chip design. He was a lecturer of Electrical Engineering department at American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB), Bangladesh from 2011 to 2013.

Arif is currently a Ph.D. Student in the School of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. His research interests include BioMEMS, Bio-electronics, and Microfluidics. Besides his research, he likes traveling, music, trekking, and camping.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Norh Asmare

 

 

Norh received his B.S.E in Electrical Engineering from Suffolk University in 2014. After graduation, he worked at a Boston-based wearable fitness device startup named WHOOP as a Digital Signal Processing / Firmware Engineer.

Norh is currently in the M.S.E.E thesis program at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. He is very interested in working in the intersection between electrical devices + systems and biological environments; ranging from micro/nano device design to writing software that runs on said devices.

Outside of school, Norh enjoys live music, food festivals, scenic spots and the old Kanye.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Mert Boya

 

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Mert Boya received his B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey in 2016.

Mert is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. His research interests include Microelectronics, Bio-MEMS applications and Microfluidics. Besides his research, he likes playing table tennis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Chia-Heng (Jonathan) Chu

 

 

Chia-Heng Chu received his B. S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University with undergraduate research focus in Nanostructures and Nanotechnology.

Chia-Heng Chu is now a Ph. D. Student studying in Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology and doing research in the field of MEMS and BioMEMS. Besides his research, he likes to play basketball and tennis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Ozgun Civelekoglu

 

 

Ozgun Civelekoglu received his B.Sc. degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering with undergraduate research focus in Optical Microsystems from Koc University in 2016.

Ozgun is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. His research interests include BioMEMS, MOEMS and Microfluidics. Besides his research, he likes outdoor sports, such as rock climbing, trekking and camping.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Dohwan Lee

 

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Dohwan Lee received his B.E. degree in Electronic Engineering from Kwangwoon University in 2014. He received his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in 2016, with a focus on developing microdevice for pathogen detection. Before he joined our group, he worked as a researcher in Kwangwoon University and he researched on enhanced Zika virus diagnosis.

Dohwan is currently a Ph.D. student in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech. He has great interest in pathogen and cancer diagnostic microdevice that incorporate MEMS technology and nucleic-acid engineering. Beside his research, he likes to play soccer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Ruxiu Liu

 

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Ruxiu Liu received his B.Sc. degree in automation engineering from Northeastern University, with a minor focusing on operations research and supply chain, in 2011. He received his M.S. degree from Zhejiang University in 2014 in Control Engineering with a focus on biosensors, bioelectronics and neuroengineering.

Ruxiu is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Bioengineering interdisciplinary graduate program in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech. His research interests are bioMEMS and microfluidics. Besides his research, he is also curious about learning the interaction between ancient medicine, language and culture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Ningquan Wang

 

 

Ningquan Wang received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Automation from Nanjing University of Science & Technology in 2012. He received his M.S.E.E degree from Brown University in 2014

Ningquan is currently a Ph.D. student in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. He has great interest in designing bio-medical microdevices that utilize signal processing and computation to address healthcare needs. Besides his research, he likes playing basketball, table tennis, and viola.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Undergraduate Students

 

 

Samuel Huang

 

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Samuel Huang is a Computer Science first-year undergraduate student responsible for developing the software to demultiplex sensor signals using signal feature extraction, correlation, and fast Fourier transform with C++.

He is also interested in track and field and traveling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Tarun Muthuchamy

 

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Tarun Muthuchamy is a second-year undergraduate student in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering . His research interests include bioMEMS and microfluidics.

Outside of school, he enjoys playing tennis and basketball, travelling, and listening to music.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Jacob Owens

 

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Jacob Owens is working on his B.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Institute Of Technology. He is currently developing the system that controls pressure and ensures that the blood does not coagulate while it is being tested. His interests are in viral research, cancer research, and bioelectronics. Outside of research, Jake enjoys playing basketball, listening to music, and traveling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Olivia Peterson

 

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Olivia Peterson is a second-year undergraduate student in the School of Biomedical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research interests include microfluidic systems, cancer research and, biomedical microelectromechanical systems. In addition to researching in Dr. Sarioglu’s lab, she enjoys being a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority, running, baking, and traveling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Christina Whetzel

 

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Christina Whetzel is currently a first-year undergraduate student in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research interests include nanomaterial-based microfluidic systems and BioMEMS. Besides her research, she enjoys hiking, running, playing basketball, and all things music.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

High School Student

 

 

Kaiya Mitchell

 

 

Kaiya Mitchell is  a member of Project ENGAGES program, which is developed for engaging new generations at Georgia Tech through engineering & science. Her research interest is fabrication and designing of microfluidics nanoplatforms for biosensor applications. Outside of school, Kaiya loves playing the alto and tenor saxophone,  being active, and running her own cake business.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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