Hüseyin Cumhur Tekin, PhD
Assistant Professor, Bioengineering
Dr. Hüseyin Cumhur Tekin received his BSc and MSc degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Middle East Technical University, Turkey in 2005, and from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland in 2007, respectively. He obtained his PhD degree in Microsystems and Microelectronics at EPFL in 2012 as being nominated for Lausanne City award for high quality of his thesis. He worked as a postdoctoral research fellow in Harvard Medical School and subsequently in Canary Center for Cancer Early Detection at Stanford University School of Medicine. His work has been published in high-profile journals and have been presented in major international conferences. His research lies in the areas of micro- and nanotechnology with an emphasis on biomedical applications. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the department of Bioengineering at Izmir Institute of Technology, and he is also working in his own company -Saniber Ltd. Sti.- which he has founded in May 2015, with the support of Ministry of Science, Technology and Industry, Turkey. With his strong background in lab-on-a-chip technologies for point-of-care diagnostics and telemedicine applications, he aims to make difference in healthcare services by providing rapid, easy to use and cost effective systems, devices and mobile apps for medical sector.