Faculty Member, PhDYiğit Dağhan Gökdel


  • 2012, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
  • 2011, PhD., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bogazici University
  • 2007, MS., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bogazici University
  • 2004, BS., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University


  • EEEN 331 Engineering Electromagnetics
  • EEEN 361 Device Electronics
  • EEEN 362 Vibrations & Waves
  • EEEN 481 Principles of Microfabrication
  • EEEN 482 Foundations of MEMS

Areas of Interest

  • MEMS and Microtechnology
  • Micro-optical medical imaging devices
  • Optical MEMS, MEMS based scanners for imaging applications
  • Biomedical MEMS, Magnetic MEMS
  • Sigma-Delta A/D Modulators

Rewards and Achievements

  • BAP, Bogazici University Best Dissertation Award, Jun. 2011

Other Information

Funded Research

  • TUBITAK SBAG Project 113S114 (2013-2015) "Design and Fabrication of a Biopsy Catheter Capable of Doing In-Vivo Cell Imaging for Early Cancer Detection". 
  • TUBITAK EEEAG Project 117E236 (2018-2021) "Paper-Based MEMS Biosensors for Aflatoxin Detection".
  • Bilgi University, Scientific Research Projects, (2016-2017) "Design and Fabrication of Low-Cost Paper-Based MEMS Biosensors ".


Research Groups


Journal Publications

  1. H.A. Oyman, B. Efe, H. Icel,  Y.D. Gokdel, O. Ferhanoglu and A.D. Yalcinkaya, “A Stainless-Steel Micro-Scanner for Rapid 3D Confocal Imaging”, IOP Journal of Physics: D, Vol. 52, No.30, pp. 305101, 2019.
  2. M. Akturk, G.Gumus, B. Sarioglu and Y.D. Gokdel, "Multi-Scanning Mode Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy System", TUBITAK TJEECS, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 1081-1093, 2019.
  3. AU. Dilek, A.D. Oguz, F. Satis, Y.D. Gokdel, M. Ozbek, “Condition Monitoring of Wind Turbine Blades and Tower via an Automated Laser Scanning Sytem”, Elsevier Engineering Structures, Vol. 189, pp. 25-34, 2019.
  4. M. Ozbek and Y.D. Gokdel, "Structural Health Monitoring of Multistorey Buildings Using Robotic Laser Scanning System", Uludağ University Journal of Faculty of Engineering, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 313-322, 2018.
  5. H.A. Oyman, Y.D. Gokdel, O. Ferhanoglu and A.D. Yalcinkaya, “Performance of three-dimensional-printed microscanner in a laser scanning microscopy application”, SPIE Optical Engineering, pp. 041405, 2018.
  6.  B. M. Gonultas, J. Savas, R. Khayatzadeh, S. Aygun, F. Civitci, Y.D. Gokdel,  M.B. Yelten, O. Ferhanoglu, "Reliability Testing of 3D-Printed Electromechanical Scanning Devices", Springer J. Electron. Test., pp. 1-8, 2018.
  7. J. Savas, R. Khayatzadeh, A. Caliskan, F. Civitci, Y.D. Gokdel and O. Ferhanoglu, "Towards fully 3D-printed miniaturized confocal imager”, SPIE Optical Engineering, Vol. 57 , No. 4, pp. 041402, 2018.
  8. HA Oyman, MA Icel, BC Efe, YD Gokdel, O Ferhanoglu, AD Yalcinkaya, "A 3D Polymer Based Printed Two-Dimensional Laser Scanner", J. Phys. Conf. Ser, Vol. 757, no.1, pp. 12-14, 2016.
  9. Youmin Wang, Y.D. Gokdel, Nicolas Triesault, Lingyun Wang, Yu-Yen Huang, and Xiaojing Zhang, "Magnetic-Actuated Stainless Steel Scanner for Two-Photon Hyperspectral Fluorescence Microscope", Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 23, Issue 5, pp. 1208-1218, 2014.
  10. A.D. Yalcinkaya, Y.D. Gokdel and B. Sarioglu, "One Dimensional LED Array Integrated Polymer Composite Scanner for 2D Imaging", Elsevier, Sensors and Actuator A: Physical, Vol. 168, pp. 195-201, Jul. 2011.
  11. Y.D. Gokdel, S. Mutlu and A.D. Yalcinkaya, "Self-Terminating Electrochemical Etching of Stainless Steel for the Fabrication of Micro-Mirrors”, J. Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol.20, No.9, 2010.
  12. Y.D. Gokdel, A.O. Sevim, S. Mutlu and A.D. Yalcinkaya, "Polymer MEMS Based Optoelectronic Display", IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol. 57, Issue 1, pg. 145-152, Jan. 2010.
  13. Y.D. Gokdel, B. Sarioglu, S. Mutlu and A.D. Yalcinkaya, "Design and Fabrication of Two-Axis Micromachined Steel Scanners", J. Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 19, No. 7, pg. 1-8, July 2009.
  14. Y.Gokdag, F. Sansal and Y.D. Gokdel, "Image Denoising Using 2-D Wavelet Algorithm for Gaussian-Corrupted Confocal Microscopy Images", Elsevier Journal of Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, (in review).
  15. D. Karabeyoglu, E. Guzel, H. Kilic, B. Sarioglu and Y.D. Gokdel, F. Serincan,  "Active Cell Balancing System with Buck-Boost Converters", Süleyman Demirel University Journal of Engineering Sciences, (in review).
  16. B. Sarioglu and Y.D. Gokdel, "Üç Boyutlu Baskı Metodu ile Üretilmiş Dalgalı Yüzeyli Sığal Basınç Algılayıcı", Duzce University Journal of Engineering Sciences, in Turkish, (in review).
  17. M.N. Önder, Ö. Gül, Y.D. Gokdel, “Biomolecule Weight Sensor with Magnetic Amplification”, IEEE Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, (in preparation).