Erkin Şeker, Ph.D.

Dr. Erkin Şeker received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia (UVA) in 2007. Following postdoctoral positions in Chemistry at UVA and Bioengineering at Center for Engineering in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UC Davis in 2011, where he currently is an Associate Professor. At UC Davis, he is leading the interdisciplinary Multifunctional Nanoporous Metals research group with the overarching goal of understanding and controlling nanostructured material properties and their interaction with biological systems to develop novel biomedical tools. He is the recipient of a Fund for Medical Discovery Award from Massachusetts General Hospital, an NSF CAREER Award, a NIH NIBIB Trailblazer Award, and a BMES Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Young Innovator Award. He served as an Associate Scientific Advisor for Science Translational Medicine journal, was selected to participate in the National Academy of Engineering’s Annual Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium.

 

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