Meet the Innovators Under 35
Canan Dagdeviren, The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT
November 3, 2015 | EmTech
A master of flexible sensors and batteries sees opportunities for a new class of medical devices.
Canan Dagdeviren, Postdoctoral Researcher, The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT
Canan Dagdeviren was born in Istanbul, Turkey. She received a bachelor's degree in physics engineering from Hacettepe University in Ankara and a master's degree in materials science and engineering from Sabanci University in Istanbul. As a Fulbright Doctoral Fellow, she studied materials science and engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, receiving a PhD 2014. Dagdeviren's research focused on the applications of active piezoelectric materials and patterning techniques for "unusual" electronic devices with an emphasis on bio-integrated systems. She is now a postdoctoral researcher at the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT and a Junior Fellow in the Society of Fellows at Harvard University.
Innovators Under 35
individuals whose superb technical work promises to shape the coming decades through the development of new technology or the creative application of existing technologies to solve problems.