King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Talk Title: Organic Electronics for Disease Diagnostics
Sahika Inal is an Associate Professor of Bioengineering with co-affiliations in Electrical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering programs at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). She has a B.Sc. degree in Textile Engineering from Istanbul Technical University (Turkey), an M.Sc. in Polymer Science, and a Ph.D. in Experimental Physics, from the University of Potsdam, supervised by Prof. Dieter Neher (Germany). She completed her postdoctoral training with Prof. George Malliaras at the Center of Microelectronics of Provence of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Étienne (France). Since 2016, Inal lab at KAUST exploits the functionalities of organic electronic materials, investigates ionic/electronic charge transport, and designs electronic devices that record/stimulate biological signals. Sahika is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and has received recognitions, including ACS PMSE Young Investigator Award 2022, Beilby Medal and Prize 2022, and the Journal of Materials Chemistry Lectureship (2022). She is the author of 105+ publications, and her work has been cited more than 8900 times.
Group website: https://bioel.kaust.edu.sa/