Assistant Research Professor, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
108B Multidisciplinary Research Building
Areas of Interest
Prof. Bahcecioglu’s research interests are tissue engineering, biomaterials, tissue and tumor microenvironment, cell-ECM interactions, and 3D scaffolds. His research focuses on engineering functional tissues and 3D disease models, and he is currently working on the effect of aging and obesity on breast cancer and myocardial infarction progression.
He is an expert in 3D printing, electrospinning, scaffold processing, hydrogels, and organoids. He won the Lurie Cancer Center Translational Bridge Award and is aiming to translate his work to the clinic.
B.S., Molecular Biology and Genetics, Middle East Technical University
M.S. and Ph.D., Biotechnology Program, Middle East Technical University