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Evren Gurkan Cavusoglu

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering
Develops dynamical models of biological systems to help improve treatment of complex diseases
Office: 706 Olin
Phone Number: (216) 368-4463


M.B.A., M.B.A., Case Western Reserve University, 2016
Ph.D., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 2003
M.S., Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, University of Sheffield, 1997
B.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 1996

Awards and Recognitions

2017, CSE Undergraduate Teaching Award, Case School of Engineering, CWRU

Research Interests

Systems and control theory, systems biology, computational biology, biological system modeling, signal processing applied to biological systems, signal processing

Teaching Interests

Signal processing, control systems, digital design, statistics, systems biology

Professional Leadership and Service

Monday, January 1, 2001 - PRESENT, Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers


Alapan, Y., Kim, C., Adhikari, A., Gray, K., Gurkan Cavusoglu, E., Little, J., ... Gurkan, U. (2016). Sickle Cell Disease Biochip: a functional red blood cell adhesion assay for monitoring sickle cell disease. Transl Res, 173 (), 74 - 91.
Gurkan Cavusoglu, E., Avadhani, S., Liu, L., KInsella, T., & Loparo, K. A. (2013). Developing an In Silico Model of the Modulation of Base Excision Repair using Methoxyamine for More Targeted Cancer Therapeutics. IET Systems Biology , 7 (2), 27-37.
Gurkan Cavusoglu, E., Schupp, J., KInsella, T., & Loparo, K. A. (2013). Quantitative Analysis of the Effects of Iododeoxyuridine and Ionizing Radiation Treatment on the Cell Cycle Dynamics of DNA Mismatch Repair Deficient Human Colorectal Cancer Cells. IET Systems Biology , 7 (4), 114-124.
Kinsella, T., Gurkan Cavusoglu, E., Du, W., & Loparo, K. A. (2011). Integration of principles of systems biology and radiation biology: toward development of in silico models to optimize IUdR-mediated radiosensitization of DNA mismatch repair-deficient (damage tolerant) human cancers. Frontiers in Oncology, 1 ().
Zeng, X., Gurkan Cavusoglu, E., Loparo, K. A., & KInsella, T. (2009). Abstract# 460: The relationship between G2/M cell cycle arrest, and activation of autophagy and apoptosis following MMR processing of 6-thioguanine. Cancer Research, 69 (9 Supplement), 460–460.
Gurkan Cavusoglu, E., Olszens, K., Nadeau, J., & Loparo, K. A. (2008). Feature identification in circadian rhythms of mice strains using in vivo information. Mammalian Genome, 19 (5), 366-77.
Schupp, J., Gurkan Cavusoglu, E., Aziz, M., Seo, Y., Loparo, K. A., & KInsella, T. (2007). Computational modeling of the effect of the mismatch repair protein hMLH1 upon cell cycle responses and cytotoxicity of 5-iododeoxyuridine (IUdR) in colon cancer cells.. Cancer Research, 67 (9 Supplement), 4411–4411.
Lakticova, V., Hutton-Thomas, R., Meyer, M., Gurkan Cavusoglu, E., & Rice, L. (2006). Antibiotic-induced enterococcal expansion in the mouse intestine occurs throughout the small bowel and correlates poorly with suppression of competing flora. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 50 (9), 3117-23.
Banks, S., Gurkan Cavusoglu, E., & Erkmen, I. (2005). Stable controller design for T–S fuzzy systems based on Lie algebras. Fuzzy Sets and Systems , 156 (2), 226-248.
Gurkan Cavusoglu, E., Erkmen, I., & Erkmen, A. (2002). Two-Way Fuzzy Adaptive Identification and Control of a Flexible-joint Robot Arm. Information Sciences , 145 (1-2), 13-43.