UCD-METU LIST October 2005 Applied Mathematics Institute

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METU LIST


October 2005


Applied Mathematics Institute


Hakan Öktem


Hybrid Systems, Multistationary Dynamics, Computational Biology,

Gene

hoktem@metu.edu.tr

Networks, Networks, Dynamical Systems, Orthogonal T
ransforms, Image Processing.


Archeometry


Omur Bakirer

Material characteristics and production technologies of ceramics and

ba
kirer@arch.metu.edu.tr

glasses of Phrygian period (interested in Lynn E. Roller’s work)


Sahinde Demirci


Chemical and mineralogical analysis of archeologic materials

sahinde@metu.edu.tr

(Dept. of Chemistry)


Biology


Zeki Kaya


Molecular genetics of trees and crops (QTL mapping, genomic mapping,

DNA

kayaz@metu.edu.tr


markers), Conservation of genetic resources of crop and tree species, Population

genetics of forest trees, genetic adaptation and

ecological genetics of plants, Breeding
of forest trees, and

plant cell and t
issue culture.


Ewa Dogru

Experimental brain research, psychopharmacology, behavioral adult neuroplasticity

bioewa@metu.edu.tr


after alcohol abuse.Therapetic effects of nerve growth (Leo Chalupa’s work)



Ufuk Gunduz


Hydrogen production by microbial sys
tems, drug resistance mechanisms

ufukg@metu.edu





Mesude Iscan


Biochemical and molecular toxicology, enzyme purification and
kinetics, importance

miscan@metu.edu.tr


of glutathione S
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transferases on environmental pollution in water systems and
insecticide resistance in fields; genetical
ly engineered protein biosensors for heavy
metal monitoring


Chemistry


Gulsun Gokagac


Nanotechnology, preparation of catalyst for direct methanol fuel cells, fuel cells.

ggulsun@metu.edu.tr


(interested in Pieter Stroeve’s research)


Levent Toppare


synthesis and characterization of conducting polymers, electrochromic windows,

toppare@metu.edu.tr

organic light emitting diodes.


Erdal Bayramli


biodegradable polyesters, continuous fiber composites, liquid crystalline

bayramli@metu.edu.tr

copolyest
ers and blends, wetting, spreading and capillarity


Guneri Akovali Polymer composites
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nanocomposites, surface modification,

Non Eql.
Plasma

akovali@metu.edu.tr

applications and chemistry, polymer recycling


Nursen Coruh

Investigation of
antioxidant properties of medicinal herbs and plants. Isolation of

ncoruh@metu.edu.tr

bioactive

and also spectroscopically important

components (especially fluorescent
ones) and their effects on phase I and or phase II enzyme activities.



Chemical Engineering


Pinar Calik


Metabolic Engineering, Biochemical Reaction Engineering, Genetic Engineering

pcalik@metu.edu.tr



Ufuk Bakir

Enz
yme production, purification and immobilization. Biodegradable film production.

ubakir@metu.edu.tr

Photo
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catalysis.


Güngör Gündüz

Flame retardant polymers and paints. Water dispersed paints. Dendrimer polymers.

g
gunduz@metu.edu.tr

Structure
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property relations in polymers. Polymeric and ceramic nano fibers. Carbon
nano tubes.


Gürkan Karakaş

Environmental catalysis. Semi
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conductors. Sensors. Thin solid films. Photo catalysis.

gkarakas@metu.edu.tr



Tülay Özbelge

O
zonation kinetics in industrial waste waters. Removal of heavy metals

tozbelge@metu.edu.tr

by activated sludge processes. Hydrodynamics and heat transfer in gas
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solid and
liquid
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solid suspensions. Circulating flui
dized beds.


Nurcan Bac

Composite fuel cell membranes

nbac@metu.edu.tr


Halil Kalipcilar

Zeolite films. Zeolite membranes.

kalipcil@metu.edu.tr


Isik Onal

Catalysis. Combinatorial catalysis. Application of quantum mechanics to catalysis.

ional@metu.edu.tr



Levent Yilmaz

Membranes and membrane processes.

lyilmaz@metu.edu.tr


Yusuf Uludag

Experimental and computational fluid mechanics and rheology.

yuludag@metu.edu.tr




Ali Culfaz

Zeolite synthesis and characterization. Zeolite membranes.

culfaz@metu.edu.tr


Gorkem Kirbas

Multiphase flows. Fluidization. Radiative heat transfer.

gorkemk@metu.edu.tr


Goknur Bayram

Polymer blends and composites. Polymer rheology.

gbayram@metu.edu.tr


N. Suzan Kincal

Extraction of seed and herb oils. Starch and inulin hydrolysis
. Use of adsorbents

nskincal@metu.edu.tr

(zeolites, activated carbon) for separation and purification.


Naime A. Sezgi

Chemical reaction engineering. Degradation of polymers,

Chemical vapor deposition.

sezgi@metu.edu.tr



H. Önder Özbelge

Chemical vapor d
eposition. Drying of solids. Separation of dilute ions by

oozbelge@metu.edu.tr

membrane processes.


Inci Eroglu


Biological Hydrogen Production, fuel cells, hydrogen infrastructure (interested in

ieroglu@metu.edu.tr

collaborations with Dewey Ryu, Ruihong Zhang, Uriel Rosa, Paul Erickson, Joan
Ogden and Anthony Eggert)


Timur Dogu

Chemical Reaction Engineering, Catalysis, Selective Catalytic Oxidation Reactions,

tdogu@metu.edu.tr

Mesoporous
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Nanostructured Materials and Catalytic Applications, Novel Fuels and
Fuel Additives, Hydrogen Storage, Carbon Dioxide Utilization.


Civil Engineering


Uğurhan Akyüz


Structural, nonlinear mechanics, biomedical materials

han@metu.edu.tr


Can Balkaya


Structural dynamics, earthquake engineering

cbalkaya@metu.edu.tr


İsmail Aydın


Hydraulic modeling, hydraulic gates, CFD applications to 2D and 3D free surf
ace

ismaydin@metu.edu.tr


flows, turbulence modeling based on RANS.

(interested in Bassam Younis’

work on 'Computational Hydraulics & Turbulence Model
ing'.)


Enviromental Engineering


Ayşegül Aksoy

Application of heuristic optimization


techniques to ground water and surface

aaksoy@metu.edu.tr

water quality problems, ground water remediation, surface water quality modeling,
application of remote
sensing for eutrophication monitoring, TMDL development


Kahraman Ünlü


Development, numerical implementation and application of mathematical models

kunlu@metu.edu.tr

for flow and contaminant transport in subsurfac
e and waste disposal systems;

management of solid and hazardous wastes; environmental risk and impact
assessment;

soil and groundwater remediation; soil
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aquifer treatment systems.


Informatics Institute
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Health Science


Erkan Mumcuoglu

Medical image anal
ysis, medical informatics, data mining, bioinformatics

mumcuoglu@ii.metu.edu.tr



Metallurgical and Materials Engineering


Cevd
et Kaynak


Polymers, polymer based nanocomposites

ckaynak@metu.edu.tr


Macit Ozenbas

Structural analysis of the metallic artifacts of the Phrygian period. Magnet
ic

ozenbas@metu.edu.tr

nanoparticles, sol
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gel processing of thin films, ferroelectric and dielectric thin films,
wear resistant coat
ings



Psychology


Faruk Gencoz


Cross
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cultural issues in emotion and psychopathology

fgencoz@metu.edu.tr


Sociology


M. Kayhan Mu
tlu

Conventional and white collar crimes, police studies, religion, ethnicity.

kay@metu.edu.tr