Olgaç Ergeneman was born in Ankara, Turkey in 1981. He completed his high school education in TED Ankara College in 1999. He received his B.S. degree from the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara in 2003. Same year, he moved to Istanbul and joined Optical Microsystems Laboratory (OML) of Koç University. He received his M.S. Degree from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Koç University. He worked on design and fabrication of polymer magnetic actuators for scanning applications there. He joined the Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich as a PhD student in November 2005. His research interests are MEMS, magnetic actuators, microfabrication, electroplating and optical sensors.