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Prof Hamdi Torun

Professor

Department: Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

Hamdi Torun joined Northumbria University in 2017. Previously, he was an associate professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering and affiliated with the Center for Life Sciences and Technologies at Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey. He is a co-founder and a board member of GlakoLens, a biomedical spinoff company. His research interests are in micro/nanotechnology especially for biomedical applications.

He received his B.S. degree from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, in 2003, his M.S. degree from Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 2005, and his Ph.D. degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA in 2009, all in electrical engineering. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology during 2009-2010.

He received Technology Award from Elginkan Foundation, Turkey in 2016, Young Scientist Award from The Science Academy, Turkey in 2016, Innovator Under 35 Award from MIT Tech Review in 2014, and Marie Curie Fellowship (MC-IRG Grant) in 2011.

Hamdi Torun

Campus Address

Ellison Building
Room E404


Micro/Nanoengineering in development of sensors, actuators and systems integrated with microelectronic circuits and optical systems in application areas including biomolecular sensors, probe microscopy and detectors.  

Electromagnetic metamaterials covering microwave and terahertz frequencies with applications in sensing and imaging.

Acoustofluidics with applications in sensors and lab-on-chip devices.

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Acoustofluidic Patterning in Glass Capillaries Using Travelling Acoustic waves based on Thin Film Flexible Platform, Wang, Q., Maramizonouz, S., Stringer Martin, M., Zhang, J., Ong, H., Liu, Q., Yang, X., Rahmati, M., Torun, H., Ng, W., Wu, Q., Binns, R., Fu, Y. 1 Jan 2024, In: Ultrasonics
  • Conformable, Wearable Embroidered Temperature Sensors for Real-Time Monitoring in Extreme Environments, Amers, E., Orme, B., Torun, H., Wood, D., Shi, Y., Nettleton-Parker, J., Dodd, L. 14 Jan 2024, In: Engineering Proceedings
  • A first-in-human pilot study of a novel electrically-passive metamaterial-inspired resonator-based ocular sensor embedded contact lens monitoring intraocular pressure fluctuations  , Kaya, O., Ersoy, M., Teymoori, M., Erden, O., Sadeghzadeh, S., Dedeoglu, U., Demir, S., Muhikanci, O., Sahin, A., Torun, H., Dundar, G., Yalcinkaya, A. 19 Dec 2023, In: Contact Lens and Anterior Eye
  • An enhanced tilted-angle acoustic tweezer for mechanical phenotyping of cancer cells, Wang, H., Boardman, J., Zhang, X., Sun, C., Cai, M., Wei, J., Dong, z., Feng, M., Liang, D., Hu, S., Qian, Y., Dong, S., Fu, Y., Torun, H., Clayton, A., Wu, Z., Xie, Z., Yang, X. 15 May 2023, In: Analytica Chimica Acta
  • A Universal Interfacial Strategy Enabling Ultra-robust Gel Hybrids for Extreme Epidermal Bio-monitoring, Wang, Z., Wang, D., Liu, D., Han, X., Liu, X., Torun, H., Guo, Z., Duan, S., He, X., Zhang, X., Xu, B., Chen, F. 18 Jul 2023, In: Advanced Functional Materials
  • Biofilm inspired fabrication of functional bacterial cellulose through ex-situ and in-situ approaches, Gilmour, K., Aljannat, M., Markwell, C., James, P., Scott, J., Jiang, Y., Torun, H., Dade-Robertson, M., Zhang, M. 15 Mar 2023, In: Carbohydrate Polymers
  • Conductive polymer based hydrogels and their application in wearable sensors: a review, Liu, D., Huyan, C., Wang, Z., Guo, Z., Zhang, X., Torun, H., Mulvihill, D., Xu, B., Chen, F. 1 Aug 2023, In: Materials Horizons
  • Engineering Approaches for Cellular Therapeutics and Diagnostics, Torun, H., Agrawal, P., Markwell, C., Fu, Y., Todryk, S., Moschos, S. 6 Apr 2023, Emerging Drug Delivery and Biomedical Engineering Technologies , Boca Raton, US, Taylor & Francis
  • Fundamentals of Monitoring Condensation and Frost/Ice Formation in Cold Environments Using Thin-Film Surface-Acoustic-Wave Technology, Zeng, X., Ong, H., Haworth, L., Lu, Y., Yang, D., Rahmati, M., Wu, Q., Torun, H., Martin, J., Hou, X., Lv, X., Yuan, W., He, Y., Fu, Y. 26 Jul 2023, In: ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces

  • Nicholas Theodorou Tunable Metasurface Absorbers Start Date: 01/10/2023
  • Luying Feng MINIATURISED MAGNETIC BEAD ACTUATOR-BASED ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPE FOR SINGLE-MOLECULE MEASUREMENTS Start Date: 01/10/2018 End Date: 21/01/2021
  • Shahrzad Zahertar Development of Electromagnetic Metamaterials and Surface Acoustic Wave Transducers on a Single Device Geometry Start Date: 01/10/2018 End Date: 24/03/2021
  • Steven Armstrong Evaporation of Sessile Droplets on Pinning-Free Surfaces Start Date: 24/07/2020 End Date: 21/01/2021

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering PhD January 04 2010
  • Fellow of Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining FIMMM 2022
  • Fellow (HEA) 2019


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