Faculty Member, PhD

Yiğit Dağhan Gökdel

+90 212 311 7441

Santralistanbul / E3-208


  • 2012, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
  • 2011, PhD., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bogazici University
  • 2007, MS., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bogazici University
  • 2004, BS., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University


  • EEEN 331 Engineering Electromagnetics
  • EEEN 361 Device Electronics
  • EEEN 362 Vibrations & Waves
  • EEEN 481 Principles of Microfabrication
  • EEEN 482 Foundations of MEMS

Areas of Interest

  • MEMS and Microtechnology
  • Sensors, disposable biosensors
  • Micro-optical medical imaging devices
  • Optical MEMS, MEMS based scanners for imaging applications
  • Biomedical MEMS, Magnetic MEMS
  • Sigma-Delta A/D Modulators

Rewards and Achievements

  • BAP, Bogazici University Best Dissertation Award, Jun. 2011

Other Information

Funded Research

  • İstanbul Bilgi University, Scientific Research Projects (BAP), (2020-2022) "Implementation of MEMS Scanner Based Miniaturized Projection Display".
  • TUBITAK EEEAG Project 117E236 (2018-2021) "Paper-Based MEMS Biosensors for Aflatoxin Detection".
  • İstanbul Bilgi University, Scientific Research Projects, (2016-2017) "Design and Fabrication of Low-Cost Paper-Based MEMS Biosensors ".
  • TUBITAK SBAG Project 113S114 (2013-2015) "Design and Fabrication of a Biopsy Catheter Capable of Doing In-Vivo Cell Imaging for Early Cancer Detection". 

Research Groups

Journal Publications

  • K. Erdil, T. Ayrac, O.G. Akcan and Y.D. Gokdel, “Piezoresistive disposable weight sensor with increased sensitivity", Turk J Elec Eng & Comp Sci, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 984-998, 2020.
  • G. Kasap, Y.D. Gokdel, M.B. Yelten and O. Ferhanoglu, “Reliability Testing of 3D-Printed Polyamide Actuators." IEEE T. Device Mat. Re., 2020.
  • D. Karabeyoglu, E. Guzel, H. Kilic, B. Sarioglu and Y.D. Gokdel, F. Serincan, “Active Cell Balancing System with Buck-Boost Converters", Süleyman Demirel University Journal of Engineering Sciences and Design, no.4, pp.869-877, 2019.
  • Y.Gokdag, F. Sansal and Y.D. Gokdel, "Image Denoising Using 2-D Wavelet Algorithm for Gaussian-Corrupted Confocal Microscopy Images", Biomed Signal Process Control.,pp. 101594, 2019.
  • AU. Dilek, A.D. Oguz, F. Satis, Y.D. Gokdel, M. Ozbek, “Condition Monitoring of Wind Turbine Blades and Tower via an Automated Laser Scanning System”, Eng. Struct., Vol. 189, pp. 25-34, 2019.
  • H.A. Oyman, B. Efe, H. Icel,  Y.D. Gokdel, O. Ferhanoglu and A.D. Yalcinkaya, “A Stainless-Steel Micro-Scanner for Rapid 3D Confocal Imaging”, J. Phys. D Appl. Phys., Vol. 52, No.30, pp. 305101, 2019.
  • M. Akturk, G.Gumus, B. Sarioglu and Y.D. Gokdel, “Multi-Scanning Mode Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy System", Turk J Elec Eng & Comp Sci, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 1081-1093, 2019.
  • B. Sarioglu and Y.D. Gokdel, "Üç Boyutlu Baskı Metodu ile Üretilmiş Dalgalı Yüzeyli Sığal Basınç Algılayıcı", Duzce University Journal of Engineering Sciences, no.3, pp. 1151-1161, 2019. (in Turkish).
  • J. Savas, M. Altinsoy, textbf{Y.D. Gokdel, O. Ferhanogolu, F. Civitci, “A 45° Tilted 3D-Printed Scanner for Compact Side-View Laser Scanning Endoscopy."Microsyst. Technol., PP. 1-7, 2019.
  • M. Ozbek and Y.D. Gokdel, “Çok Katlı Yapılarda Robotik Lazer Tarayıcı Sistemlerle Yapısal Sağlık Takibi", Uludağ University Journal of Faculty of Engineering, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 313-322, 2018. (in Turkish)
  • B. M. Gonultas, J. Savas, R. Khayatzadeh, S. Aygun, F. Civitci, Y.D. Gokdel,  M.B. Yelten, O. Ferhanoglu, “Reliability Testing of 3D-Printed Electromechanical Scanning Devices", J. Electron. Test., Vol. 34 , No. 3 pp. 1-8, 2018.
  • H.A. Oyman, Y.D. Gokdel, O. Ferhanoglu and A.D. Yalcinkaya, “Performance of Three-Dimensional-Printed Microscanner in a Laser Scanning Microscopy Application”, Opt. Eng., Vol. 57 , No. 4, pp. 041405, 2018.
  • J. Savas, R. Khayatzadeh, A. Caliskan, F. Civitci, Y.D. Gokdel and O. Ferhanoglu, “Towards Fully 3D-printed Miniaturized Confocal Imager”, Opt. Eng., Vol. 57 , No. 4, pp. 041402, 2018.
  • H.A. Oyman, M.A. Icel, B.C. Efe, Y.D. Gokdel, O. Ferhanoglu, A.D. Yalcinkaya, “A 3D Polymer Based Printed Two-Dimensional Laser Scanner", J. Phys. Conf. Ser, Vol. 757, no.1, pp. 12-14, 2016.
  • Y. Wang, Y.D. Gokdel, N. Triesault, L. Wang, Y. Huang, and X. Zhang, “Magnetic-Actuated Stainless Steel Scanner for Two-Photon Hyperspectral Fluorescence Microscope", J Microelectromech Syst., Vol. 23, Issue 5, pp. 1208-1218, 2014.
  • A.D. Yalcinkaya, Y.D. Gokdel and B. Sarioglu,  “One Dimensional LED Array Integrated Polymer Composite Scanner for 2D Imaging", Sens. Actuator A Phys., Vol. 168, pp. 195-201, Jul. 2011.
  • Y.D. Gokdel, S. Mutlu and A.D. Yalcinkaya, “Self-Terminating Electrochemical Etching of Stainless Steel for the Fabrication of Micro-Mirrors", J. Micromech. Microeng., Vol.20, No.9, 2010.
  • Y.D. Gokdel, A.O. Sevim, S. Mutlu and A.D. Yalcinkaya, “Polymer MEMS Based Optoelectronic Display", IEEE Trans. Electron Devices, Vol. 57, Issue 1, pg. 145-152, Jan. 2010.
  • Y.D. Gokdel, B. Sarioglu, S. Mutlu and A.D. Yalcinkaya, “Design and Fabrication of Two-Axis Micromachined Steel Scanners", J. Micromech. Microeng., Vol. 19, No. 7, pg. 1-8, July 2009.

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