Dr. Ortaç has invented and developed the DevaCell’s ONCoat™ and SHELS™ technologies. He did his doctoral studies at University of California, San Diego on nanotechnology. The prestigious prizes he won for his studies and inventions includes:
- The grand prize in the national Collegiate Inventors Competition in 2012.
- The first prize in the Entrepreneur Challenge in 2013
- The second place in the Entrepreneur Challenge in 2011
He co-founded DevaCell Inc. and currently serves as the company’s chief technology officer.