Principal Investigator

Murat Kaya Yapici, Ph.D.


IMG_2522Murat Kaya Yapici received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University-College Station (TAMU) in 2004 and 2009, respectively. In 2004 he was an intern at Siemens Building Technologies in Zurich, Switzerland where he worked on board-level circuit design for voice transmission systems in fire alarm modules. From 2004 to 2009 he worked as a research and teaching assistant at Texas A&M University. Following the completion of his Ph.D. he worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Solid State Electronics, Photonics and Nano-Engineering Laboratory at the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at TAMU. Since 2004, he has been conducting interdisciplinary research on MEMS, microsystems and nanotechnology. His current research interests lie in the development of micro/nano electromechanical devices/systems, sensors & actuators for biological and medical applications, carbon-based nanoelectronic devices, and novel nano fabrication technology based on scanning probe techniques. Dr. Yapici has more than 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings; and has presented his work in various international symposia. Dr. Yapici is a member of IEEE, SPIE, and was featured in Who’s Who in America, 2010.

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