Professor Özge Can
Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Prof. Dr. Özge Can has received his BS degree in Chemical Engineering from the Ege University, Izmir, Turkey in 2001. He has completed his master’s studies at the Izmir Institute of Technology and worked as a research and teaching assistant in the Department of Chemical Engineering. He then went to United States in 2004 to obtain his Ph.D. and attended Fenn College of Engineering at the Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, where he has received doctoral dissertation research expense award. He worked as a research and teaching assistant during his doctoral studies within the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering. He then worked at the University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, USA as NIH postdoctoral fellow until 2010. The same year he was appointed as Assistant Professor of Medical Biochemistry at the Acibadem University, Istanbul, Turkey. He is a member of TauBetaPi (American National Engineering Honor Society), and founder member of the Turkish Proteomics Association, where he has acted as Vice President between 2011 and 2014. Prof. Dr. Can acted as the Vice Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Vice President of The Health Policies Research and Application Center at the Acibadem University between 2015-2021. Dr. Can became Associate Professor of Medical Biochemistry in 2016 and full professor of Medical Engineering in 2021. Prof. Dr. Can is currently the Head of the Department of Medical Engineering at Acibadem University. Dr. Can is co-founder and manager of Gigabiomol Biotechnology Ltd. and co-founder of Bio-T Biotechnology Solutions and Production Inc.