Current Research

Microfluidics Lab-on-a-Chip

Nanowire FET Biosensor

CMOS Energy Harvester

Acoustic Cancer Theranostics

CMOS-SAW Technology

Research Interests

  • Biosensors
    • CMOS-SAW, Cancer Diagnostics, FET Sensors
  • MEMS
    • Integrated Microfluidics, Implantable Medical Devices
  • CMOS
    • Monolithic CMOS-MEMS, Hybrid CMOS-Nano
  • Nanotechnology
    •  Nanowires, VLSI, FEM Modeling
  • Integrated Circuits
    • ASIC, Mixed-Signal Design, FPGA Prototyping



Positions Available

We are looking for PhD students in MEMS (Microelectromechanical Systems), VLSI (Very Large Scale Integration), and Nanotechnology areas to pursue their degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering program at University of Miami. They will be conducting research in Bio CMOS/MEMS/NANO at our state-of-the-art lab facilities.

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Highly motivated undergraduate (junior/senior level) and master's students who are interested in gaining cutting-edge research experience in the following topics are also encouraged to apply.

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  • Dr. Onur Tigli received the prestigious CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF)


  • Dr. Onur Tigli received Provost's Research Award (PRA)


  • Dr. Onur Tigli received Eliahu I. Jury Early Career Research Award during the annual College of Engineering Recognition Dinner


  • Grand opening for the cutting-edge clean room/nanofabrication facility of the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation (BioNIUM)


  • Dr. Onur Tigli delivered a talk on Novel Acoustic Wave Sensors at IEEE Sensors Conference in Valencia, Spain


  • Senveli successfully presented his thesis proposal Novel Acoustic Wave Microsystems for Biophysical Studies of Cells


  • Dr. Onur Tigli joined the faculty advisory board for the University of Miami Scientifica Magazine


  • Dr. Onur Tigli and his research team presented three projects at NanoFlorida Conference in Miami, Florida


  • Toprak, Randil, and Senveli presented three projects at Microtech Conference in Washington, D.C.


  • Dr. Onur Tigli gave a talk on Nanotechnolgy in Biomedicine: Biosensor at Miami Science Museum in Miami, Florida


  • Toprak and Randil demonstrated Piezoelectricity at the Micro/Nano Scale at Miami Science Museum in Miami, Florida


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