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Naim Yağız Demir
Ph. D. Student

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Address: Middle East Technical University, Institute of
                Marine Sciences
                Erdemli Campus, Mersin, TURKEY

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Research Interest

Nanotechnology, Electrochemistry, Bio/sensors, Microfluidics, Astrochemistry



2023 – Now | PhD, Oceanography, METU-IMS, TURKEY

2018 – 2021 | MSc, Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine, Hacettepe University, TURKEY

2010 - 2017 | BSc, Chemistry, Dokuz Eylül University, TURKEY


Professional Experience

2022 – Now | Research Scientist, Middle East Technical University, Institute of Marine Sciences Mersin, TURKEY

2018 – 2022 | Project Specialist, Hacettepe University, TURKEY


Demir, N. Y., Bozyel, I., Erman, B., Gokcen, D. & Duman, M. Experimental Investigation of Microfluidic Device for Platelet Activation. IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. 70, 954–961 (2023).

Celik, C., Demir, N. Y., Duman, M., Ildiz, N. & Ocsoy, I. Red cabbage extract-mediated colorimetric sensor for swift, sensitive and economic detection of urease-positive bacteria by naked eye and Smartphone platform. Sci. Rep. 13, 2056 (2023).

Beglarigale, A., Seki, Y., Demir, N. Y. & Yazıcı, H. Sodium silicate/polyurethane microcapsules used for self-healing in cementitious materials: Monomer optimization, characterization, and fracture behavior. Constr. Build. Mater. 162, 57–64 (2018).

Oceanographic Cruises

2023 Jun | Black Sea Research Cruises with R/V Bilim-2

2022 Dec | Black Sea and Marmara Sea Research Cruises with R/V Bilim-2

Scientific Events


Yucel, M., Alımlı, N., Borovinskaya, O., Demir, N. Y., Cura, H., Gülmez, Z. A., Tanner, M. and Djurdjevic, S. (2023). Towards multi-element characterization of marine metal nanoparticles: First results from the suboxic zone of the Black Sea (Poster Presentation). Goldschmidt Geochemistry Conference, Lyon, France, 9-14 July 2023.

Demir, N. Y., Bozyel, I., Erman, B., Gokcen, D. & Duman, M. (2022). Microfluidic Devices for Platelet Activation (Poster Presentation). Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS), Hangzhou, China, 23-27 October 2022.

Akyılmaz, İ., Demir, N.Y., Baş, D., Elbüken, Ç., Duman, M. (2022). Nanomaterial Modified Electrochemical Sensor for Ultrasensitive Phenylalanine Detection in Human Blood (Oral Presentation). Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Conference (NanoTR-16), Ankara, Turkey, 5 – 8 September 2022.


Geochemical Society

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