Former Members

Büşra Yıldırım

She joined the BOUNtenna as an intern in January 2022. Büşra Yıldırım got her BSc degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Boğaziçi University in 2022. She is currently a system design engineer at Vestel A.Ş..

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 got his MSc degree in Electronics Department at Boğaziçi University in 2022. He currently works for Profen Group, Istanbul.

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 worked on developing bacterial sensors which will monitor physiological parameters and interact with a biodegradable antenna as part of the AntennAlive Project. He is currently pursuing his second post-doctoral study at the Yildirim Lab of Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute.

Mehmet Akif Acar

Mehmet Akif Acar joined BOUNTENNA in January 2021, and graduated from electrical and electronics engineering department of Boğaziçi University in 2022. He is currently an MSc student at Politecnico di Milano, Italy.