Dr. Onur Tigli 
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AWARDS
Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) Image of a typical CMOS-SAW© Interdigitated Transducer (IDT)

"It matters if you just don't give up."

- Stephen Hawking










Academic Awards

  • National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award
    UM, 2013
  • Post-doc Fellowship on Biosensor for Cancer Biomarker Detection, Office of Research
    GWU, 2008
  • Nominee for the CGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award
    GWU, 2008
  • P. Amsterdam University-Wide Graduate Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching
    GWU, 2006
  • Research Grant, Semiconductor Electronics Division, System-on-a-Chip Project
    NIST, 2000-2002
  • Graduate Fellowship, Award of School of Engineering and Applied Science
    GWU, 2000/07
  • Full time tuition scholarship, Award of School of Engineering and Applied Science
    GWU, 2002-2007
  • Best Design for ASIC implementation of International Data Encryption Algorithm (IDEA)
    GMU 2003
  • Certificate of Achievement for Low Cost Design and Professionalism
    METU 2000
  • Certificate of Japanese Language Proficiency Level 4
    2000

  • Grants

  • Acoustics Lab on a Chip for Comprehensive Biophysical Studies of Tumor Cells: Towards Personalized Cancer Diagnosis and Therapeutics - 2013

    National Science Foundation
    Principal Investigator: Dr. Onur Tigli
    Project location: University of Miami



  • Development of a Surface Acoustic Wave Microchip Platform for Sonoporation Studies on Cancer Cells - 2011

    Interdisciplinary Research Development Initiative (IRDI), University of Miami
    Principal Investigator: Dr. Onur Tigli
    Project location: University of Miami



  • Development of a Nanosensor Array Platform for HIV-1 Diagnosis - 2010
    Developmental Center for AIDS Research, University of Miami
    Co-PI: Dr. Onur Tigli
    Project location: University of Miami



  • Professional Affiliations

  • Member, IEEE
  • Chair, Sensors Session, Nature Winter Symposium 2012,Nanotechnology in Biomedicine
  • Chair, Drugs and Diagnostics Session, Nature Winter Symposium 2012,Nanotechnology in Biomedicine
  • Member, Turkish American Students and Scholars Association (TASSA)
  • Reviewer, IEEE Sensors Journal
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems (TCAS)
  • Reviewer, IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS)
  • Reviewer, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)
  • Reviewer, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Progress in Electromagnetic Research
  • Reviewer, IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems (BIOCAS)
  • Chair, IEEE 53rd MWSCAS Symposium MEMS/NEMS track