Filiz Yesilköy

Position title: Assistant Professor


Website: Lab Website

Phone: (608) 262-5112

Room: 2156
Engineering Centers Building
1550 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706

  • BS 2007, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
  • Ph.D. 2012, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
  • Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher 2013-2015, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Postdoctoral Researcher 2013-2019, EPFL, Switzerland

In our multidisciplinary group, we conduct basic, applied, and translational research at the cross-sections of photonics, nanotechnology, and biomedical sciences towards the development of novel instruments that will impact next-generation healthcare practice and foundational biomedical research. We benefit from a variety of disciplines, including physical, chemical, material, data, and life sciences, to i) engineer optical biochemical nanosensors, molecular identification, and imaging systems, ii) enhance the analytical performance of current technology,  and iii) develop field-deployable and cost-effective tools for applications including molecular analytics, diagnostics, therapeutics, and global health.