Dr. Caglar Elbuken received his B.Sc. degree from Bilkent University Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 2004 and his Ph.D. degree from University of Waterloo Mechanical Engineering in 2008. After a two-year post-doctoral position at University of Waterloo, Dr. Elbuken worked at Abbott Point-of-Care as a senior scientist in the R&D department. Since 2012, Dr. Elbuken is working as an assistant professor at Bilkent University National Nanotechnology Research Center. His research focuses on micro/nano systems, lab-on-a-chip systems, mechatronics and biomedical diagnostic technologies. He has co-authored over 30 refereed journal articles and developed several prototypes for point-of-care diagnostics.