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Dr Hamdi Torun

Senior Research Fellow

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.

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.

Campus Address

Ellison Building
Room E404


Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Highly sensitive ultraviolet sensor based on ZnO nanorod film deposited on ST-cut quartz surface acoustic wave devices, Li, W., Guo, Y., Tang, Q., Zu, X., Ma, J., Wang, L., Tao, K., Torun, H., Fu, Y. 15 Apr 2019, In: Surface and Coatings Technology
  • Advances in designs and mechanisms of semiconducting metal oxide nanostructures for high-precision gas sensors operated at room-temperature, Li, Z., Li, H., Wu, Z., Wang, M., Luo, J., Torun, H., Hu, P., Yang, C., Grundmann, M., Liu, X., Fu, Y. 1 Mar 2019, In: Materials Horizons
  • Thin film flexible/bendable acoustic wave devices, Tao, R., Wang, W., Luo, J., Hasan, S., Torun, H., Canyelles-Pericas, P., Zhou, J., Xuan, W., Cooke, M., Gibson, D., Wu, Q., Ng, W., Luo, J., Fu, R. 15 Jan 2019, In: Surface and Coatings Technology
  • Biosensor with integrated antenna and measurement method for biosensing applications, Torun, H., Yalcinkaya, D., Dundar, G. 4 Sep 2018
  • A Novel Equivalent Circuit Model for Split Ring Resonator with an Application of Low Phase Noise Reference Oscillator, Pekcokguler, N., Dundar, G., Torun, H., Yalcinkaya, A. Mar 2018, In: Integration, the VLSI Journal
  • Analysis of microcantilevers excited by pulsed-laser-induced photoacoustic waves, Demirkiran, A., Karakuzu, A., Erkol, H., Torun, H., Unlu, M. 19 Feb 2018, In: Optics Express
  • Split-ring resonator-based sensors on flexible substrates for glaucoma monitoring, Ekinci, G., Calikoglu, A., Solak, S., Yalcinkaya, A., Dundar, G., Torun, H. 1 Dec 2017, In: Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical
  • Atomic force microscope integrated with a multiple degrees-of-freedom magnetic actuator, Torun, H., Ergeneman, O., Pane, S., Nelson, B. 9 May 2017
  • Nanomechanics on FGF-2 and Heparin Reveal Slip Bond Characteristics with pH Dependency, Sevim, S., Ozer, S., Jones, G., Wurzel, J., Feng, L., Fakhraee, A., Shamsudhin, N., Ergeneman, O., Pellicer, E., Sort, J., Pane, S., Nelson, B., Lühmann, T., Torun, H. 28 Mar 2017, In: ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering
  • Cost-Effective, Microstrip Antenna Driven Ring Resonator Microwave Biosensor for Biospecific Detection of Glucose, Camli, B., Kusakci, E., Lafci, B., Salman, S., Torun, H., Yalcinkaya, A. 26 Jan 2017, In: IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics

PGR Supervision

  • Shahrzad Zahertar Start: 01/10/2018
  • Christopher Markwell Start: 01/10/2018
  • Luying Feng Start: 01/10/2018


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