Group Members


Postdoctoral Researchers

Mostafa Awaid, Ph.D.

Mostafa obtained his Ph.D. degree from University of Rome “Tor Vergata” in Italy. Before joining Ertaş Lab, he was a postdoctoral researcher at University of Rome “Niccolò Cusano” in Italy. He is the recipient of the European Commission Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Cofund program “Co-Funded Brain Circulation2 Scheme (CoCirculation2) which is co-funded by European Union and Turkish Scientific and Technological Research Council (TÜBİTAK). His research activity involves developing programmed oxygen-generating platforms for bone disease treatment and electrospinning applications.

Hamed Nosrati, Ph.D.

Hamed received his Ph.D. degree from Zanjan University of Medical Sciences in Iran. His research interests include applications of nanoparticles in MR imaging, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and dual medical therapies.


Ph.D. Students

Milad Ashrafizadeh

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Merve Küçükoflaz

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Marziyeh Salehi-Abar

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology


Masters Students

Saime Nur Karasu

Biomedical Engineering

M. Celaleddin Cihan, M.D.

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Elif Lülek

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Büşra Çolak

Biomedical Engineering

Derya Özpolat

Biomedical Engineering


Alumni – Next Position

Dilay Hamaykaya – The Free University of Berlin, Germany