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UCL Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Sciences


Ahmet Alptekin Topcu

  • UCL Mechanical Engineering

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Research Area

Microfluidics & Biomaterials Processing

Research Outline

Microfluidic Assisted Pharmaceutical Encapsulation in Biodegradable Polymeric Carriers

Brief biography

Graduated from Koc University Chemistry (2009), worked with Inorganic Chemistry Group during BSc for synthesis of Transition metal Azides. Science Internship conducted in Max Planck Dresden, Chemical Physics of Solids (2008, 2009) on hydrothermal synthesis of Borophosphates. Graduated from Koc University Materials Sci&Engineering (2012), MSc thesis on Microwave Assisted Green Reduction methods for Graphene Oxide. Worked as a teaching assistant during 2009-12 for general, inorganic chemistry laboratory sessions. Worked in Istanbul Commerce University for just more than a year before starting PhD in UCL Mechanical Engineering Department, Biomaterials Processing Laboratory under supervision of Prof. Mohan Edirisinghe.

Personal interests in Science History, Late European, WWII History, Personality Psychology, Automotive Engineering novelties, Currency Trading, Rowing, Cycling.

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