Materials Science & Engineering
SABANCI UNIVERSITY Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences


Last Update: Jan. 26, 2017 



Recent Publications:

O. Sensoy, A.R. Atilgan, C. Atilgan, “FbpA Iron Storage and Release are Governed by Periplasmic Microenvironments,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19, 6064-6075 (2017). [link]

T. Ozaltın, V. Aviyente, A.L. Demirel, C. Atilgan,  "Multiscale Modeling of Poly(2-isopropyl-2-oxazoline) Chains in Aqueous Solutions," (in press). [link]

E. Ozden-Yenigun, C. Atilgan J. Elliott, “Multiscale Modeling of Nanostructured Crosslinked Interfaces,” Computational Materials Science 129, 279-289 (2017). [link]

H. Abdizadeh, C. Atilgan, “Predicting long term cooperativity and specific modulators of receptor interactions in human transferrin from dynamics within a single microstate,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18, 7916-7926 (2016). [link]

G. Ozbaykal, A.R. Atilgan, C. Atilgan, “In Silico Mutational Studies of Hsp70 Disclose Sites with Distinct Functional Attributes,” Proteins: Structure, Function, Bioinformatics, 83, 2077-2090 (2015). [link]

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Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Bogaziçi University (1996)
B.S. Chemical Engineering, Bogaziçi University (1991)


Honors and Awards:

  • Elected member of the Science Academy, Istanbul (2012)
  • L’Oréal Turkey Young Women Scientist Fellowship (2005)
  • Turkish Academy of Sciences Distinguished Young Scientist Fellowship (TÜBA-GEBİP) (2004)
  • TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey) Encouragement Award (2002)
  • Bogazici University Ph.D. Thesis Award (1996)
  • TUBITAK Munir Birsel Foundation Ph.D. Fellowship (1993 – 1996)

Announcements, etc.

On the cover: Proteins: Structure, Function and Bioinformatics (Nov. 2015):;jsessionid=A6A246E076E6027ED1D8F7AB3E357ADF.f04t04

PhD and MS scholarships for research on

Computational Investigation of Protein Dynamics

See the MIDST Lab web page for research opportunities in our lab. Student enrollment in Materials Science and Engineering program is not a must to do research in our group. You may enroll in any of the  programs of the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences; see program listings and additional details [here]. 
Spring 2017 course offering:

MAT 306


Research opportunities:

For information on undergraduate education and graduate research opportunities in Materials Science and Engineering at Sabanci University, please visit our web site [here]; application procedures are [here].

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