Tuğba Anda&ccedil defended her Master thesis on August 2, 2016

August 2nd, 2016

Tuğba Andaç defended her Master thesis on August 2, 2016.

The title of her Master thesis is "Alteration of self-assembled patterns by microorganisms in evaporating droplets".

In her thesis, she explored the influence of active particles, i.e., microorganisms (E. coli bacteria), on pattern formation and also studied the effect of salt. Her results offer an easy way to detect the activity of these microorganisms.

The thesis committee was composed of Asst. Prof. Giovanni Volpe (Bilkent University), Asst. Prof. Dr. Luca Biancofiore (Bilkent University) and Asst. Prof. Dr. Doruk Engin (Ankara University).