Nazmiye Bihter Yapici

Nazmiye Bihter Yapici


  • Postdoctoral Associate, Physics
  • PhD, Chemistry, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI (2013)
  • MSc, Chemistry, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (2008)
  • BSc, Chemistry, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (2006)


Enthusiastic, innovative, and award-winning professional with broad research and development (R&D) experience spanning organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, and biophysics. Demonstrated strengths in lead method development and direction, lab management, and staff/student training. Valued interdisciplinary team member with excellent writing and presentation skills, collaborative nature, talent for mastering new methods and techniques, and passion for creating novel technologies. Works efficiently in a fast paced interdisciplinary environment to deliver results to colleagues and collaborators. Bilingual in English and Turkish.

PhD Dissertation: Tuning Fluorescent Agents for Facilitating Biological Studies

MSc Thesis: Synthesis of 2-Aminopyrrole-3-carboxylates via Zinc Perchlorate Mediated Annulation of α-Cyano-δ-ketoesters with Amines


  • Project Management
  • Product Development & Commercialization
  • Analytical Testing
  • Assay Design & Assay Development
  • Instrumentation
  • Troubleshooting
  • Lab Experience
  • GLP
  • Validation
  • Problem Solving
  • Team Leadership
  • Multi step synthesis
  • Grant & Proposal Writing