Biomedical Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy

Mission
Our mission is to achieve an international reputation for educating biomedical engineering leaders and to promote learning and research that integrate engineering and life sciences for the advancement of human health.

Vision
The vision of the program is to develop a collaborative interdisciplinary research and education with global impact on improving human health.

Aims.
The aim of the program is to prepare students for careers in industry, academia, health care, or government, and to advance research in biomedical engineering. The biomedical engineering department provides a learning and research environment that encourages students to apply biomedical engineering methods to integrate knowledge across the spectrum from basic cellular and molecular biology through tissue, organ, and whole body physiology. The research programs in the Biomedical Engineering department exploit knowledge to design medical diagnostic and therapeutic technologies that improve human health.

Organization

  1. Master of Science Program
    The Master of Science program with thesis consist of seven courses, one seminar course and a thesis with total 21 credit hours. The seminar course and thesis are non-credit and graded on a satisfactory basis. In order to graduate, students have to maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00/4.00 at the end of study.
  2. Doctor of Philosophy Program
    Doctor of Philosophy program consist of seven courses, one seminar course and a thesis with total 21 credit hours. The seminar course and thesis are non-credit and graded on a satisfactory basis. In order to graduate, student have to maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00/4.00 at the end of study.

Period of Study

  1. Master of Science Program
    The Biomedical engineering Department offers full and part time master programs with thesis. The period for full time master program is minimum 3, and maximum 5 semesters. The period for part time master program is minimum 4, maximum 6 semesters.
  2. Doctor of Philosophy Program
    The Biomedical engineering Department offers full and part time Doctor of Philosophy program. The period for full time PhD program is minimum 8, and maximum 10 semesters. The period for part time PhD program is minimum 8, maximum 12 semesters.

ACADEMIC STAFF:

  1. Prof. Dr. Nedime Serakıncı
  2. Prof. Dr. İsmet S. Deliloğlu
  3. Prof. Dr. Mahmut Savaş
  4. Prof. Dr. Nesrin Hasırcı
  5. Prof. Dr. Rahib Abiyev
  6. Doç. Dr. Terin Adalı
  7. Doç. Dr. Fa’eq Radwan
  8. Doç. Dr. Cenk Conkbayır
  9. Doç. Dr. Evren Hıncal
  10. Doç. Dr. Kaya Suer
  11. Yrd. Doç. Dr. Boran Şekeroğlu
  12. Yrd. Doç. Dr. Mustafa Murat Uncu
  13. Yrd. Doç. Dr. Ali Serener
  14. Yrd. Doç. Dr. Ali Evcil
  15. Yrd. Doç. Dr. Kamil Dimililer
  16. Yrd. Doç. Dr. Hüseyin Çamur
Course Code Course Title T A C Compulsory / Elective
BME600 Thesis
0
0
0
Compulsory
BME601 Tissue and Cell Engineering
3
0
3
Elective
BME603 Advance Biomedical Signal Processing
3
0
3
Elective
BME605 Advance Image Processing
3
0
3
Elective
BME607 Advance Bioinformatics
3
0
3
Elective
BME609 Biomaterials for Medical Diagnosis and Therapy
3
0
3
Elective
BME611 Advance Artificial Organs
3
0
3
Elective
BME613 Advance Biomedical Instrumentation Techniques
3
0
3
Elective
BME602 Seminar
0
2
0
Compulsory
BME604 Advance Biomechanics
3
0
3
Elective
BME606 Applications of Artificial Neural Networks in Biomedical Engineering
3
0
3
Elective
BME608 Modelling of Complex Biological Systems
3
0
3
Elective
BME610 Magnetic Resonance Imaging
3
0
3
Elective
BME612 Clinical Engineering
3
0
3
Elective
BME614 Advance Biostatistics
3
0
3
Compulsory
BME616 Quality Assurance of Biomedical Devices
3
0
3
Elective
BME618 Ultrasoud Imaging and doppler Techniques
3
0
3
Elective

Course Descriptions

BME600 THESIS (0, 0, 0)
The aim of this copurse is to make a study for problem solving on a specific field of Biomedical Engineering by considering the ethics in obtaining, analysing and comprehension of knowledge.

BME601 TISSUE AND CELL ENGINEERING (3, 0, 3)
Tissue development, tissue modelling, cell and tissue in the mass transfer properties, tissue restoration, angiogenesis, spread of drag, protection of immunity, inflammation, tissue engineering approaches, induction of tissues (nerve, blood vessel, tendon, ligament, skin, nerve), cell transplantation, biybrid systems, extracellular matrix analog and extracellular matrix, cell function and regulation, stem-cells and cell-adhesion.

BME603 ADVANCE BIOMEDICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING (3, 0, 3)
Introduction to biomedical signals, simultaneous, coublage and related process, filtering of artefact, determining activity, methods of noise elimination on biomedical signals, modelling of biomedical signals, pattern recognition and diagnostic decides,complexing wave form and wave pattern, characterization frequency domain.

BME605 ADVANCE IMAGE PROCESSING (3, 0, 3)
Digital image analysis, image enhancement and restoration. Image segmentation and classification. Medical image processing and noise reduction, medical picture archival and communication systems.

BME611 ADVANCE ARTIFICIAL ORGANS (3, 0, 3)
Basic principles of artificial organ design, Tissue-material interaction, Biomimetic materials, extracorperial devices, implants, Hemodialysis, artificial blood, bio-artificial liver, artifical heart valves, artificial lung, oxygenetors, dental implants, artificial eye, cohlea implant.

BME609 BIOMATERIALS FOR MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY (3, 0, 3)
This course highlights tha capabilities of biomaterials and devices for patient diagnostic and therapy. It is broken down four major areas: in vitro and in vivo diagnostics (optical, electrical, magnetic and mechanical), nanotechnology-enhanced analytical tools and techniques for diagnostics, and future for patient diagnostics.

BME604 ADVANCE BIOMECHANICS (3, 0, 3)
Advance biomechanics is the course to answer “How physical forces interact with living systems?” Cellular biomechanics, hemodynamics, the circulatory system, the interstitium, ocular biomechanics, the respiratory system, muscles and movement, skeletal biomechanics, terrestrial locomotion.

BME606 APPLICATIONS OF ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING (3, 0, 3)
Fundamental concepts of biological neurons. The structure of artificial neouron models. Basic of artificial neural networks: feed forward network, feedback network, back propagation of errors. Single layer and multi-layer neural networks. Neural network learning rules. Calculation of network weights and selection of activat,on function. Dynamics and discreate time neural networks. Neural network applications: Pattern recognition, image processing. Controller design and system parameter estimation using neural networks.

BME612 CLINICAL ENGINEERING (3, 0, 3)
The departments of clinical engineering, Hospital management, Computer systems in clinic engineering’s departments, Establishment of intensive care units, Standarization and Total quality management, Sterilization, Hospital wastes, Medical gas systems, Safety in clinic departments, Electrical safety in hospital, Ethics and Morality, Future directions in clinical engineering.

BME608 MODELLING OF COMPLEX BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS (3, 0, 3)
Generalized system properties, Linear Models of Physiological Systems, Linear Systems and Superposition Principle; Laplace Transforms and Transfer Functions, Statis Analysis of Physiological Systems; Open loop, Closed loop, Regulation of glucose, Time domain Analysis of linear control systems, Linearized Respiratory mechnics, Open loop and close loop transient responsee; Descriptors of impulse and step responses, Frequency Domain Analysis of Linear Contro Systems, Application of Physiological control systems using SIMULINK.

BME607 ADVANCE BIOINFORMATICS (3, 0, 3)
The nature of information, the transmission of information, sets and combinatorics, probability and likelihood, randomness and complexicty systems, networks and circuits, algorithms, the organization of knowledge. Interactions of regulatory networks.

BME613 ADVANCE BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION TECHNIQUES (3, 0, 3)
Human instrumention systems, Sampling methods, History of medical devices, Bioelectrodes, Variations, Transducers and specialities active and passive transducers, Biological signals and specialities (buffer amplifiers, differentional, inverting, noninverting), Instrumentation amplifiers specialities and usage samples, Signal processing circuits, ECG, Photocardiogram and other cardiac systems, Photopletismography, intensive and coroner care units, Hemodialysis systems, Medical ultrasound systems.

BME610 MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING (3, 0, 3)
This course comprises fundamentals of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. MR equipment, MRI physics, MR image parameters and optimization.