About The Person
Dr. Akbulut is an Associate Professor at Sabancı University, Istanbul. She received her B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering at Sabancı University (2004). Her PhD from MIT focused on cost-effective fabrication of biomolecular devices and surface science (2009). She continued her studies as a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard University on developing tools for resource-limited settings (2009–2012). Her spinoff, Surgitate (2014), designs and fabricates of tactile surgical training platforms.