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Zineb's Graduation
My student, Zineb Benzait, successfully defended her Ph.D thesis to become Dr. Zineb Benzait! as of now; I wish her bright and successful science career...

Prof. Levent TRABZON received a “Performance Award” from ITU for the period of 2016–2021 ...

Amir Navidfar completed his Ph.D. study
with 6 SCI-indexed articles and a patent and his thesis title is “Fabrication and Characterization of Hybrid Nanofiller Reinforced Polyurethane Nanocomposites”
Makbule Irmak Peker completed her M.S. thesis
with an article and her thesis title is “Synergistic Effect of Nano Particles in Three-dimensional Network of Carbon-based Quantum Dots on Mechanical Properties of Polyurethane Hybrid Nanocomposites”
In the International Innovation Competition 2021 held in Malaysia, we got the FIRST PRIZE

Prof. Levent TRABZON gave an online lecture about Nanotechnology.

Onur Nurtan got the 1st prize at the 7th Basaksehir 'Living Lab' innovation competition.

Onur Nurtan and Nazım Can Önder were ranked 4th In Teknofest_2020.

The group ongoing works were discussed during our first meeting of 2020.

Tekno Alan

We got a medal award at 4th International Inventions Fair for the polyurethane Nanocomposites related patent.

Our PhD student Amir Navidfar participated in 2019 Spring Meeting of the European Materials Research Society.

Deniz İnce's Graduation
öğrencimiz Deniz İnce Makina Mühendisliğinden YL degree aldı.

Mehmet Tuğrul BIRTEK and Berke ERBAS got the first price of TÜBİTAK B.Sc. graduation thesis competition.

Our student Tuğrul BİRTEK presented his work in the International Eurasian Conference on S.E.T.

Our student Amir Navidfar presented his work in NANOTR-14 2018, Çeşme, İzmir - TURKEY.

Our students Berke Erbaş and Tuğrul Birtek won the 2nd prize in one of the competitions of ...

BIROL's graduation
Öğrencim Semra Zuhal BİROL konusu ‘Investigation on the Effects of Mechanical Forces on Endothelial and Monocytic Cell Behaviour by Using Microfluidic Systems’ olan doktora tezini başarı ile tamamlayıp Dr. ünvanı kazanmıştır, kendisine başarılı bir bilimsel gelecek dilerim.

Our PhD Student Zeynep Burcu Çavdar participated in the 28th Anniversary World Congress on Biosensors, Florida, USA.

Hatice TURHAN's graduation
Hatice Turhan öğrencimiz makine mühendisliği bölümünden YL başarı ile bitirdi

A new patent about biological artificial blood vessel and its preparation method has been accepted.

Emine Rumeysa Yılmaz's Graduation
Emine Rumeysa öğrencimiz nanomühendisliği bölümünden YL başarı ile bitirdi

The work done at MEMS on cancer detection device was cited in several newspapers like Milliyet, AA and NTV.

Our PhD student Amir Navidfar participated in the Congress on Nanotechnology (2018), Spain.

Alkan Sancak's Graduation
Our student Alkan Sancak has successfully completed his M.Sc. degree. We wish him full of success in his career.

Our PhD Student Semra Zuhal Birol presented her work in UCLA, USA.

The group ongoing projects were discussed during the MEMS student meeting of 2016.

Our student Amir N. presented his work in ANNIC 2016, Barcelona, Spain.

Our student Muhammed B. displayed his work in Vienna, Austria.

Our student Utku M. Sonmez presented his work in Maryland, USA.

Our students' project was selected as one of the best submitted projects in ITU/ARI Teknokent Competition 2016.

The 25th Micromechanics Europ (MME) was organized by ITU-MEMS in Istanbul between August 31 and September 3, 2014.

One of the “Success Stories” published in TÜBİTAK book in its 50th anniversary was about one of our MEMS Center's projects.

ITU Nano-TR Student Conference was organized on 22nd of September, 2013.

ELGINKAN Foundation technology award was given to ITU-MEMS Research Group, 2012.

Recognized Research

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) published a book titled “Success Stories” due to 50th anniversary of its establishment. The book contains only 120 projects selected from more than 10000 ones funded by TUBITAK in the last decade. One of the projects, which was directed by Prof. Levent Trabzon, is listed in the “Success Stories”. The project title is “Fabrication of low-cost microfluidic systems for biological cell separation applications”.

“Performance Award” and “Article Performance 2021-Award” from Istanbul Technical University, May-2022

Interview with Tekno Alan TV program in TV 24 on October 23rd, 2019

Undergraduate research project on Cell Separation Using Inertial Microfluidics was recognized as one of the best projects by ITU ARI Teknokent and was featured in the SB3C conference in Maryland, USA (2016).

Bronze Medal Award at 4th Inventions Fair for the Polyurethane Nanocomposites related patent

Interview with Bilişim Dergisi on Nanotechnology, January 2015.

Compliant-MEMS research was recognized and printed in the Europractice 2010 catalog (1st time appearance from Turkey in the catalog).

Cancer detection device development was cited in Milliyet, Hurriyet, AA and NTV (2018).

Interview with Gonul Culture and Civilization Magazine, September 2014.

The research on Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation on Nano-Structures was featured in Sabah daily newspaper on October 29, 2009.

Prof. Dr. Levent Trabzon's Presentation on MEMS's Biological Applications

On February 4, 2015,
Prof. Dr. Levent TRABZON gave a detailed presentation about the biological applications of MEMS technology in the Mechanical Department of ITU.


Inside MEMS Research Center




Address: İTÜ Ayazağa Campus

  Location: Maslak, İstanbul / 34396

Email: levent.trabzon@itu.edu.tr

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