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Dr Hamdi Torun

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

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  • 3D patterning/manipulating microparticles and yeast cells using ZnO/Si thin film surface acoustic waves, Tao, X., Dai Nguyen, T., Jin, H., Tao, R., Luo, J., Yang, X., Torun, H., Zhou, J., Huang, S., Shi, L., Gibson, D., Cooke, M., Du, H., Dong, S., Luo, J., Fu, Y. 15 Nov 2019, In: Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical
  • 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
  • A Fully Integrated Biosensing Platform Combining Acoustofluidics and Electromagnetic Metamaterials, Zahertar, S., Wang, Y., Tao, R., Xie, J., Fu, R., Torun, H. 27 Nov 2019, In: Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics
  • Embroidered rectangular split-ring resonators for material characterisation, Zahertar, S., Dodd, L., Torun, H. 8 Aug 2019, 2019 IEEE International Conference on Flexible and Printable Sensors and Systems (FLEPS), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
  • Embroidered Rectangular Split-Ring Resonators for the Characterization of Dielectric Materials, Zahertar, S., Laurin, E., Dodd, L., Torun, H. 8 Nov 2019, In: IEEE Sensors Journal
  • Flexible UV sensor based on nanostructured ZnO thin film SAW device, Hasan, S., Torun, H., Gibson, D., Wu, Q., Cooke, M., Fu, Y. 20 May 2019, 2019 IEEE Jordan International Joint Conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, JEEIT 2019 - Proceedings, IEEE
  • Highly sensitive and selective Love mode surface acoustic wave ammonia sensor based on graphene oxides operated at room temperature, Tang, Q., Guo, Y., Tang, Y., Long, G., Wang, J., Li, D., Zu, X., Ma, J., Wang, L., Torun, H., Fu, Y. 1 Sep 2019, In: Journal of Materials Science
  • 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
  • Integrated sensing layer of bacterial cellulose and polyethyleneimine to achieve high sensitivity of ST-cut quartz surface acoustic wave formaldehyde gas sensor, Wang, J., Guo, Y., Long, G., Tang, Y., Tang, Q., Zu, X., Ma, J., Du, B., Torun, H., Fu, R. 28 Nov 2019, In: Journal of Hazardous Materials
  • Microwave Sensing using Flexible Acoustofluidic Devices, Zahertar, S., Tao, R., Fu, R., Torun, H. 1 Jul 2019, FLEPS 2019 - IEEE International Conference on Flexible and Printable Sensors and Systems, Proceedings, Piscataway, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.

PGR Supervision

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

Qualifications

Fellow (HEA) 2019

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

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.


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