Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

UMUT A. GURKAN

Warren E. Rupp Assistant Professor 

 

Email: umut@case.edu
Phone: (216) 368-6447
Office Location: Glennan 616 B

Lab website: case-bml.net

Google Scholar: T-pwPKsAAAAJ&hl 
Scopus: 24178384100 
Orcid: 0000-0002-0331-9960 
PubMed: gurkan ua

Biosketch: 

Umut A. Gurkan is leading the Case BioBiomanufacturing and Microfabrication Laboratory (CASE-BML) at CWRU. CASE-BML’s mission is to improve human health and quality of life by a fundamental understanding of cell mechanics, biofluid mechanics, and through innovations in microengineered tools and point-of-care systems. Active research themes include:

Fundamentals: red blood cell mechanics, biofluid mechanics, microfluidics, electrophoresis.

Applications: microcirculatory health/dysfunction, hemoglobin disorders, disease diagnosis and monitoring.