A. Fatih Sarioglu
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.
Tevhide Ozkaya Ahmadov
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.
Andrea Yoest received her B.S. degree in Biology from University of South Carolina, with a minor in chemistry. She also received her M.S. degree in Molecular Biology from Florida State University. She is currently a research lab technician for Dr. Sarioglu and the members of his lab. Her research interests include molecular genetics and X-linked diseases. Outside of work she enjoys running and watching Netflix.
A K M Arifuzzman
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 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 Ph.D. 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 received his B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey in 2016 and M.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2018.
Mert is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. His research interests include Micro/Nanofabrication, Microelectronics and Bio-MEMS applications. Besides his research, he likes playing table tennis.
Ozgun Civelekoglu received his B.Sc. degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering with undergraduate research focus in Optical Microsystems from Koc University in 2016 and M.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2018.
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.
Elif Ceren Fitoz
Ceren received her B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bilkent University Ankara, Turkey in 2020.
Ceren is currently a PhD student in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research interests focus on novel signal processing techniques and their applications in biomedical studies.
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.
Mustafa Sak received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Middle East Technical University and Bilkent University in 2017 and 2019, respectively. During his M.S. studies, he has focused on problems related to optical gain and lasing of colloidal semiconductor quantum wells.
Currently, Mustafa is pursuing his Ph.D. degree in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. His research interests include optical biosensors, nanophotonics and plasmonics. Besides his research, he likes history, house music and coffee.
Can Firat Usanmaz
Can Usanmaz received his B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering with a minor in Physics from Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey in 2018. During his undergraduate research, he was working on the synthesis and characterization of photonic crystals.
Can is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. His research interests include Bio-MEMS, bioelectronics and biomedical materials for portable diagnostic tools. Besides his research, Can enjoys playing drums and discovering new music.
Enerelt is an undergraduate student studying in Chemical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology and doing research in Professor Sarioglu’s lab. Besides her research, she likes to swim and cook.
Nabid Farvez is a current undergraduate student pursuing his B.S. in Computer Science at the Georgia Tech College of Computing with a focus in embedded devices and intelligence.
He is working as an undergraduate researcher at the Biomedical Microsystems Lab. His potential interests in future research include writing software for embedded devices for noninvasive health monitoring and detection.
Outside of school, Nabid enjoys playing badminton, surfing memes on Reddit, and reading books.
Jacob Owens is working on his B.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Institute Of Technology and pursuing a minor in Technology and Management. He is currently doing research in the Sarioglu Lab. His interests are in viral research, cancer research, and bioelectronics. Outside of research, Jake enjoys playing basketball, listening to music, and traveling.
Anita M. Carter
Anita M. Carter is the Financial Administrator supporting Dr. Sarioglu and his team. She has over 25 years of accounting and financial experience in higher education, import/export logistics, import Customs clearance, and restaurant management. She has been with Georgia Tech since 2013. She is the mom to two incredible teenage boys, a sweet rabbit, and one needy Chihuahua puppy. She enjoys spending time with her boys, watching movies (mostly superhero movies), and taking vacations in the mountains.
Ruxiu Liu – PhD, 2020
Chen Jin – MS, 2020
Chia-Heng (Jonathan) Chu – PhD, 2021
Ningquan Wang – PhD, 2021