Metin Sitti received the BSc and MSc degrees in electrical and electronics engineering from Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 1992 and 1994, respectively, and the PhD degree in electrical engineering from the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, in 1999. He was a research scientist at UC Berkeley during 1999-2002. He is currently a director in Max-Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart, and a professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. His research interests include small-scale physical intelligence, mobile milli/microrobots, bio-inspiration, and advanced materials. He is an IEEE Fellow. He received the SPIE Nanoengineering Pioneer Award in 2011 and NSF CAREER Award in 2005. He received many best paper and best video awards in major robotics conferences and journals. He is the editor-in-chief of Journal of Micro-Bio Robotics.
Talk – Microfluidic manipulation using mobile microrobots