Hatice Altug
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Hatice Altug

  • Switzerland, United States
  • Assoc. Prof. at Bionanophotonic Systems Laboratory, EPFL, Lausanne

Biography

2013-current Associate Professor at the Institute of Bioengineering, EPFL, Switzerland

2013 Associate Professor at Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Boston University, USA

2007-2013 Assistant Professor at Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Boston University, USA

2007 Post-doctoral Fellow at Center for Engineering in Medicine of Harvard Medical School, USA

2000-2007 PhD. in Applied Physics at Stanford University, USA

1996-2000 B.S. in Physics at Bilkent University, Turkey

Awards

  • 2015 European Research Center Consolidator Grant Award
  • 2015 Finalist for Körber European Science Prize – among six finalist
  • 2012 Optical Society of America Adolph Lomb Medal - Highest honor of the OSA to scientists under age 40
  • 2011 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) - Highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers in their early career
  • 2011 Popular Science Magazine Brilliant 10 Award
  • 2010 U.S. Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award
  • 2010 U.S. National Science Foundation CAREER Award
  • 2010 Boston University College of Engineering Early Career Research Excellence Award
  • 2009 Received certificate from Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick for her outstanding scientific contributions in biotechnology and education in Massachusetts
  • 2008 Massachusetts Life Sciences Center New Investigator Award
  • 2008 Boston University Dean’s Catalyst Award
  • 2007 Boston University Peter Paul Career Development Professorship
  • 2005 IEEE Photonics Society Research Excellence Award
  • 2005-2007 Intel Graduate Student Fellowship Award
  • 2005 IEEE Photonics Society Best Student Paper Award
  • 2004 Winner of Silicon Valley Innovator’s Challenge, Berkeley, CA
  • 2000 Stanford University Graduate Student Fellowship in Applied Physics Department
  • 1996-2000 Bilkent University Full Scholarship
  • 1996-2000 Undergraduate Fellowship from Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey

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