EGE UNIVERSITY ENGINEERING FACULTY
DEPARTMENT OF BIOENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT OF BIOENGINEERING
Yard. Doç. Dr. Aylin ŞENDEMİR ÜRKMEZ

 

BSc : Bogazici University, Department of Mechanical Engineering
MSc : Bogazici University, Institute of Biomedical Engineering
PhD : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), Department of Materials Science and Engineering
e-mail :

sendemir@gmail.com
aylin.sendemir@ege.edu.tr

 

Position
Assist. Prof. : Ege University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Bioengineering, 2009 –


Previous Positions
Postdoc. Res. : Ege University, Center for Brain Research and Applications, GenderReflex
Project, E.U. Marie Curie Program, 2007-2008
Res. Assist. : UIUC Materials Science and Eng. Dept., Tissue Engineering Group, 2004-2006
Res. Assist. : UIUC Materials Science and Eng. Dept., Biomaterials Group, 2000-2004
Vis. Scholar. : UIUC Materials Science and Eng. Dept., Biomaterials Group, 2000
Res. Assist. : Bogazici University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science
and Manufacturing Technologies Laboratory, 1997-1999


Research Area
Biomaterials, cell-surface interactions, biocompatibility, tissue engineering, mesenchymal stem cells, scaffold production, mechanotransduction, 3D in vitro experimental models


Awards/Scholarships
- UIUC Mavis Memorial Fund Scholarship for Doctoral Students, 2002
- UIUC Donald Burnett Teaching Assistant Award, 2003
- UIUC Graduate College Conference Travel Award, 2005
- Marie Curie Scholarship, EU Brain Research Center, Gender Reflex Project, 2007 – 2009
- University of Minho, Biological Engineering Department, Braga, Portugal, Erasmus Individual Teaching Programme for Teaching Staff Mobility, September 2011

Administrative Duties
- EU Central Research Testing and Analysis Laboratory (EGE-MATAL), 2009 -
- EU Faculty of Engineering, Interdisciplinary Projects Committee Member, 2010 –
Board Member of EU Graduate School of Applied Sciences, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 2011-
- Board Member of EU Institute of Health Sciences, Stem Cells Graduate Program, 2011-
- Member of EU Faculty of Engineering Administrative Board, 2013-
- Board Member of EU – Dokuz Eylül University “Joint Advanced Biomedical Technologies Industry Doctorate Programme”, 2013-

 

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