Asst. Prof.

ALTUĞ ÖZÇELİKKALE


Faculty of Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Biography

Dr. Altuğ Özçelikkale holds a B.S (2008) and an M.S (2010) degree in Mechanical Engineering from Middle East Technical University and a Ph.D. (2015) degree from Purdue University. He pursued his Ph.D. studies at Biotransport Phenomena Laboratory in the School of Mechanical Engineering. Before he joined METU, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Physics and Institute for Physical Science and Technology at the University of Maryland College Park. He was also a Visiting Scholar at Johns Hopkins University.

Education Information

2010 - 2015

2010 - 2015

Doctorate

Purdue University, United States Of America

2008 - 2010

2008 - 2010

Postgraduate

Middle East Technical University, Turkey

2004 - 2008

2004 - 2008

Undergraduate

Middle East Technical University, Faculty Of Engineering, Turkey

Dissertations

2015

2015

Doctorate

Freezing-Induced Deformation of Biomaterials in Cryomedicine

Purdue University, Faculty of Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering

2010

2010

Postgraduate

Development of an incompressible, laminar flow solver based on least squares spectral element method with P-type adaptive refinement capabilities

Middle East Technical University

Foreign Languages

C2 Mastery

C2 Mastery

English

Research Areas

Bioengineering and MEMS, Bioinstrumentation and Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS), Biomedical Image Processing, Biomechanics, Artificial Organs and Biomaterials, Non-traditional manufacturing methods, Biomechanics, Heat and Mass Transfer

Academic Titles / Tasks

2020 - Continues

2020 - Continues

Assistant Professor

Middle East Technical University, Faculty Of Engineering, Department Of Mechanical Engineering

2017 - 2019

2017 - 2019

Researcher

University of Maryland, College Park, Institute for Physical Science and Technology, Department of Physics

2016 - 2017

2016 - 2017

Researcher

Johns Hopkins University, School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering

2015 - 2016

2015 - 2016

Researcher

Purdue University, College of Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering

2010 - 2015

2010 - 2015

Research Assistant

Purdue University, College of Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering

Articles Published in Journals That Entered SCI, SSCI and AHCI Indexes

2017

2017

Effects of dynamic matrix remodelling on en masse migration of fibroblasts on collagen matrices

Ozcelikkale A. , Dutton J. C. , Grinnell F., Han B.

JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY INTERFACE, vol.14, no.135, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

2017

2017

In vitro microfluidic models of tumor microenvironment to screen transport of drugs and nanoparticles

Ozcelikkale A. , Moon H., Linnes M., Han B.

WILEY INTERDISCIPLINARY REVIEWS-NANOMEDICINE AND NANOBIOTECHNOLOGY, vol.9, no.5, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) Sustainable Development identifier identifier identifier

2016

2016

Modulation of Matrix Softness and Interstitial Flow for 3D Cell Culture Using a Cell-Microenvironment-on-a-Chip System

Clay N. E. , Shin K., Ozcelikkale A. , Lee M. K. , Rich M. H. , Kim D. H. , et al.

ACS BIOMATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING, vol.2, no.11, pp.1968-1975, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) Sustainable Development identifier identifier

2016

2016

Role of intracellular poroelasticity on freezing-induced deformation of cells in engineered tissues

Ghosh S., Ozcelikkale A. , Dutton J. C. , Han B.

JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY INTERFACE, vol.13, no.123, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

2016

2016

DNA Walker-Regulated Cancer Cell Growth Inhibition

Li F., Cha T., Pan J., Ozcelikkale A. , Han B., Choi J. H.

CHEMBIOCHEM, vol.17, no.12, pp.1138-1141, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) Sustainable Development identifier identifier identifier

2013

2013

Role of Cells in Freezing-Induced Cell-Fluid-Matrix Interactions Within Engineered Tissues

Seawright A., Ozcelikkale A. , Dutton C., Han B.

JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICAL ENGINEERING-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, vol.135, no.9, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) Sustainable Development identifier identifier identifier

2013

2013

Multifaceted Transport Characteristics of Nanomedicine: Needs for Characterization in Dynamic Environment

Ozcelikkale A. , Ghosh S., Han B.

MOLECULAR PHARMACEUTICS, vol.10, no.6, pp.2111-2126, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) Sustainable Development identifier identifier identifier

2012

2012

Least-squares spectral element solution of incompressible Navier-Stokes equations with adaptive refinement

Ozcelikkale A. , SERT C.

JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS, vol.231, no.9, pp.3755-3769, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

Refereed Congress / Symposium Publications in Proceedings

2021

2021

Rapid Low-Cost Prototyping of Organ-on-Chip Platforms by 3D-Printed Microfluidics

Dedekargınoğlu B., Akalın A. A. , Özçelikkale A.

3rd Annual European Organ-on-Chip Society Meeting, Uppsala, Sweden, 01 July 2021

2018

2018

Regulation of Cytoskeletal Dynamics during T Cell Activation by Substrate Stiffness

Özçelikkale A. , Upadhyaya A.

American Physical Society March Meeting, California, United States Of America, 07 March 2018, pp.1

2012

2012

NANOSCALE FLUID-STRUCTURE INTERACTIONS IN CYTOPLASM DURING FREEZING

Ozcelikkale A. , Han B.

ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Texas, United States Of America, 9 - 15 November 2012, pp.711-716 identifier

2013

2013

EFFECTS OF FREEZING ON COLLAGEN NANOSCALE STRUCTURE IN ENGINEERED TISSUES

Ozcelikkale A. , Li Y., Xu X., Han B.

2nd ASME Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology, Massachusetts, United States Of America, 4 - 06 February 2013, pp.29-30 identifier identifier

2012

2012

FUNCTIONAL IMAGING OF MATRIX STRUCTURE OF CRYOPRESERVED ENGINEERED TISSUES USING BACK-DIRECTIONAL GATED MESOSCOPIC IMAGING

Kim Y. L. , Xu Z., Ozcelikkale A. , Han B.

ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference (SBC), Fajardo, Puerto Rico, 20 - 23 June 2012, pp.259-260 identifier identifier

2012

2012

ROLE OF CELLS IN FREEZING-INDUCED CELL-FLUID MATRIX INTERACTIONS WITHIN ENGINEERED TISSUES

Seawright A., Ozcelikkale A. , Dutton J. C. , Han B.

ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference (SBC), Fajardo, Puerto Rico, 20 - 23 June 2012, pp.409-410 identifier identifier

2010

2010

h- and p-Adaptive Incompressible Flow Solutions on Cartesian Grids Using Least Squares Spectral Element Method

Özçelikkale A. , Sert C.

5th European Conf. on CFD (ECCOMAS CFD), Lisbon, Portugal, 14 - 17 June 2010, pp.1-16


Scholarships

2010 - 2011

2010 - 2011

Ross Graduate Fellowship

University

2008 - 2010

2008 - 2010

National Scholarship for M.S. Students

TUBITAK

Citations

Total Citations (WOS): 294

h-index (WOS): 9