Erkin Seker is an Associate Professor at the University of California – Davis (UC Davis) in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He received his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Virginia (UVA) in 2007. Prior to his academic appointment, he was a postdoctoral fellow at UVA in the chemistry department between 2007-2009 and was a postdoctoral research associate at the Center for Engineering in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He leads the Multifunctional Nanoporous Metals group at UC Davis. His research interests span structure-property relationships of nanoporous materials in the context of biomedical applications.