Former Members

Erdem Çil

Erdem Çil received the B.Sc. degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Istanbul Technical University in 2017 and the M.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Boğaziçi University in 2020.
He is currently a PhD student at IETR, Rennes, France. His current research interests include reconfigurable antenna design, flexible and wearable devices.

Macit Emre Laçin

Macit Emre Laçin studied Molecular Biology and Genetics at Bilkent University. He then joined the Psychobiology Lab at Boğaziçi University, where he studied the neurogenic and neurotrophic effects of light exposure in rats. Following his master’s, he went to the United States to complete his PhD in Neuroscience at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. During his graduate studies, he worked on cell-based fluorescent sensors designed to report brain neurotransmitter level changes in vivo. Emre joined BOUNtenna Lab in May 2021 and will be developing bacterial sensors which will monitor physiological parameters and interact with a biodegradable antenna as part of the AntennAlive Project.

Kıvanç Ararat

Kıvanç Ararat received the High School degree from Ozel Ege Lisesi, Izmir, Turkey, in 2013 and the BSc degree from Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department in Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 2019. He was with Bogazici ARGE Biyomedikal Mühendislik as a trainee in 2016. He studied as an exchange student in Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany, in 2017. He was with Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Physical Intelligence Research Group, Stuttgart, Germany, in 2018. He is now an M.Sc. student at The University of Erlangen Nuremberg. He is interested in biocompatible antenna design and small-scale mobile robots.

Ozan Furkan Sezgen

Ozan Furkan Sezgen received the B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 2018. During his bachelor's, he was interested in analog and digital IC design, and he was a student assistant in his last year of B.Sc. He is currently an MSc student in Electronics Department at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey. He joined the Bountenna Lab in January 2020.

Özüm Habiboglu

Ozum Habiboglu received the B.Sc. degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Bogazici University in 2021. He enjoys CADD, 3D printing and its applications. His research interests include matching media and antenna design. He is currently an MSc student in KTH, Stockholm, specializing in microwave track.

Omer Altan

Omer Altan started to study at Bogazici University in 2015, and he received the B.Sc. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering in 2021. His interests go towards Electronics and Electromagnetic and include biosensors, IC design, and antenna design. His last internship concentrated on biosensors and their production, and he has worked on biosensors for a while. In addition, his extracurricular interest is music.
Ömer is now an MSc student at DTU.

Aydın Uzun

Aydın is a senior at Bogazici University majoring in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Mathematics. He joined the Bountenna Lab in the Fall of 2018. He is currently working on the electromagnetic modelling and antenna design of smart orthopaedic hip implant fighting antimicrobial-resistant bacteria.

Cemre Cadir

Cemre Cadir will receive her B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bogazici Universitesi, Istanbul, Turkey, in 2021. She is awarded a bronze medal in European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad 2016, Busteni, Romania. Her current research interests include antenna design.

Kadircan Godeneli

Kadircan Godeneli double majored in EE & Physics at Bogazici University. His research interests are biodegradable sensors and antennas. He is curious, enquiring and keen on history. He likes travelling and getting to know different cultures.
Kadircan is now a PhD student at the University of California at Berkeley.

Ömer Alperen Katı

Ömer A. Katı is currently studying electrical and electronics engineering at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, and his expected graduation year is 2022. He was an Erasmus student at Poznan University of Technology (PUT), Poland, in Spring 2021. He has been a member of the Antennas & Propagation Research Laboratory (BOUNtenna) since July 2019. His current research interests include machine learning and its applications in wearable antenna design and implant communications.