New Publication

We are pleased to inform that Hervé Nguendon Kenhagho’s article "Characterization of Ablated Bone and Muscle for Long-Pulsed Laser Ablation in Dry and Wet Conditions" has been published in Materials as part of the Special Issue Advances in Laser Technologies and Applications and is available online:  (IMPACT FACTOR: 2.467)

We are currently open three intern position and two master student project in our lab. Please find more detail in the student project page here

Hervé Nguendon successfully presented his results in Kobe, Japan.


Hervé Nguendon successfully presented his work focusing on "Optoacoustic Tissue Differentiation using a Mach-Zehnder Interferometer: Preliminary Results"  during the IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS), Kobe, Japan, 23rd October 2018. 

New PostDoc


We welcome our new postdoctoral associate member Dr. Ferda Canbaz starting September 2018.

Short Biography

She received her BS degree in Engineering Physics from Istanbul Technical University in 2011 and Master of Science degree in Optoelectronics and Photonics Engineering Program from Koc University in 2013. In 2018, She received her PhD degree from Koç University in Physics. Her research interests include femtosecond lasers, solid-state lasers in the near- and mid-infrared region, biomedical applications of lasers, laser processing, and nonlinear optics.



Prof. Azhar Zam and Yakub Bayhaqi from the MIRACLE/Biomedical Laser and Optics Group obtained the 1st Place Award for their paper "Neural Network in Tissue Characterization of Optical Coherence Tomography Images for Smart Laser Surgery: A Preliminary Study” in the “Best Oral Presentation" category at the “3rd International Seminar on Photonics, Optics and its Applications/ISPhOA 2018”. Congratulations!