Faculty

Prof. Dr. Alper Baba

Chair

Educational Background​​

B. Sc. Dokuz Eylül University
M. Sc. Dokuz Eylül University
Ph. D. Dokuz Eylül University 

Research Interests

  • Groundwater contamination
  • Environmental Geology
  • Hydrogeology
  • Geothermal Energy
  • Engineering Geology
  • +90 232 750 6807
  • +90 232 750 6807

Prof. Dr. Şebnem Elçi

Educational Background​​

B. Sc. Middle East Technical University
M. Sc. Dokuz Eylül University
Ph. D. Georgia Institute of Technology  

Research Interests

  • Numerical Modeling of Hydrodynamics and Sediment Transport in Lakes and Reservoirs
  • Stratified Flows
  • Shoreline Erosion
  • Field Measurement Techniques
  • +90 232 750 6806

Prof. Dr. Gökmen Tayfur

Educational Background​​

B. Sc. Istanbul Technical University
M. Sc. Istanbul Technical University
Ph. D. University of California, Davis 

Research Interests

  • Overland Flows
  • Channel Flows, Erosion/Sediment Transport
  • Chemical Transport
  • GIS Applications for Hydrological Watershed Management
  • FL, ANN and GA in Water Resources Engineering
  • +90 232 750 6815

Prof. Dr. Orhan Gündüz

Educational Background​​

B. Sc. Middle East Technical University
M. Sc. Georgia Institute of Technology & Middle East Technical University
Ph. D. Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Interests

  • Surface and subsurface water quality
  • Environmental modeling
  • Numerical methods in environmental engineering
  • Flow and contaminant transport in surface and subsurface waters
  • Dynamic interactions of surface and subsurface systems
  • Source/sink terms in environmental modeling
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Geographic information systems
  • +90 232 750 6857

Prof. Dr. Mehmet Polat

Educational Background​​

B. Sc. Dokuz Eylül University
M. Sc. Dokuz Eylül University & The Pennsylvania State University
Ph. D. The Pennsylvania State University 

Research Interests

  • Mineral Preparation / Processing
  • Nano-Micro Particle Synthesis and Characterization
  • Hydrometallurgy And Leach Processes,Solid-Liquid Waste Treatment
  • Surface And Colloid Chemistry
  • +90 232 750 6693

Prof. Dr. Ali Can Demirkesen

Educational Background​​

B. Sc. Yıldız Technical University
M. Sc. Yıldız Technical University & The Ohio State University
Ph. D. The Ohio State University 

Research Interests

  • Geosciences
  • Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
  • Spatial Analysis
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Remote Sensing
  • Digital Map Production
  • +90 232 750 7086

Prof. Dr. İpek Akpınar

Educational Background​​

B. Sc. Istanbul Technical University
M. Sc. Istanbul Technical University
Ph. D. University College London 

Research Interests

  • Relations Between Modernity, City, Citizen, and Politics
  • Collective and Cultural Memory
  • Participation in the Design Process
  • Architectural, and Urban Design Education
  • Architectural Theory and History
  • Architectural and Urban Representation, Everyday Life, Architectural ethics.
  • +90 232 750 7015

Prof. Dr. Hülya Yüceer

Educational Background​​

B. Sc. Middle East Technical University
M. Sc. Middle East Technical University
Ph. D. İzmir Institute of Technology

Research Interests

  • Architectural Conservation
  • Cultural Heritage and conflict
  • Adaptive reuse of historic buildings
  • Design in historic environment
  • +90 232 750 7074

Prof. Dr. Koray Velibeyoğlu

Educational Background​​

B. Sc. Dokuz Eylül University
MUD. Izmir Institute of Technology
Ph. D. Izmir Institute of Technology

Research Interests

  • Urban Design
  • Rural and Regional Planning
  • Urban Theory and Planning Theories

Assoc. Prof. Bergüzar Özbahçeci

Educational Background​​

B. Sc. Middle East Technical University
M. Sc. Middle East Technical University
Ph. D. Middle East Technical University

Research Interests

  • Coastal engineering
  • 2D and 3D physical modeling of coastal structures
  • Wave hydrodynamics and wave-structure interactions
  • Design of coastal structures
  • Wave climate and statistical applications
  •  Wave measurement and the analysis of wave data
  •  Numerical modeling
  • +90 232 750 6808

Assoc. Prof. Hatice Eser Ökten

Educational Background​​

B. Sc. Istanbul University
M. Sc. Istanbul Technical University
Ph. D.University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Interests

  • Wastewater treatment
  • Microbial ecology
  • Advance oxidation and membran processes in water treatment
  • Thermodynamic modeling in biosensor applications
  • +90 232 750 6853

Assoc. Prof. Hakan Yıldız

Educational Background​​

B. Sc. Middle East Technical University
M. Sc. Middle East Technical University
Ph. D. Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces

Research Interests

  • Biomimetic and nanoplasmonic biosensors
  • Affordable diagnostic tools and bioelectronics for medical devices
  • Polymer chemistry
  • Applied polymer sciences
  • Physical chemistry
  • +90 232 750 7527

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Deniz GERÇEK

Educational Background​​

B. S. Gazi University
M. Sc. Middle East Technical University
Ph. D.Middle East Technical University

Research Interests

  • Spatial Analysis
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Remote Sensing
  • Urban Sustainability and Resilience 
  • Urban Quality of Life
  • +90 232 750 7531

Assoc. Prof. Bedrettin Subaşılar

Educational Background​​

B. Sc. Middle East Technical University
M. Sc.State University of New York at Stony Brook
M. Sc.Middle East Technical University
Ph. D.State University of New York at Stony Brook

Research Interests

  • Raditative Heat Transfer Modelling
  • Climate Change/Global Warming
  • Applied Mathematics/Scientific Computer Programming
  • Processing of Large Data Sets
  • +90 232 750 77 16

Assoc. Prof. Ünver Özkol

Educational Background​​

B. Sc. İstanbul Technical University
M. Sc. Illinois Institute of Technology
Ph. D. Illinois Institute of Technology

Research Interests

  • Turbulent and Separated Flows in machinery
  • Experimental fluid mechanics (Optical techniques, thermal anemometry and flow visualization)
  • Heat transfer enhancement
  • Cooling of Electronic Equipment with single and multiphase heat transfer
  • +90 232 750 6770

Assoc. Prof. Aslı Yüksel Özşen

Educational Background​​

B. Sc. Ege University
M. Sc. Kumamoto University
Ph. D.  Kumamoto University

Research Interests

  • Biomass Degradation in Hot-Compressed Water
  • Bio-Oil Production
  • Supercritical Fluid Technologies
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Electrolysis in Subcritical Water
  • +90 232 750 6609

Asst. Prof. Doğan Kısacık

Educational Background​​

B. Sc. Middle East Technical University
M. Sc. Christian Albrechts University of Kiel
Ph. D. Universiteit Gent

Research Interests

  • Hydrodynamics of coastal/marine areas
  • Coastal/marine structure design and applications
  • Sediment transport and coastal morphology
  • Natural disasters (tsunami, storm surge, floods, etc.) and climate change
  • Marine renewable energy (wind, current, wave)
  • Integrated coastal, marine and watershed management
  • +90 232 750 6817

Asst. Prof. Nicel Saygın

Educational Background​​

B. Sc. Dokuz Eylül University
M. Sc. Clemsone University
Ph. D. University of Colorado

Research Interests

  • Rural and Regional Planning 
  • Conservation Planning and Enviromental Planning
  • +90 232 750 7086

Asst. Prof. Hale Demirtepe

Educational Background​​

B. Sc. Middle East Technical University
M. Sc. Middle East Technical University
Ph. D. Middle East Technical University

Research Interests

  • Remediation of contaminated soils, sediments
  • Fate of pollutants in the environment via laboratory and modeling studies
  • Biotic and abiotic degradation of persistent organic pollutants
  • Indoor contamination and human exposure assessment
  • Semi-volatile organic compounds
  • +90 232 750 6855

Asst. Prof. Mehmet Ali Küçüker

Educational Background​​

B. Sc. Kocaeli University
M. Sc. Boğaziçi University
Ph. D. Hamburg University of Technology

Research Interests

  • Solid Waste Management
  • Circular Economy
  • E-Waste
  • Bio/hydrometallurgy
  • Recycling and Recovery of Metals
  • Microalgae
  • Biotechnology
  • Waste to Energy
  • Carbon Budget After the Land Use Change
  • Determination of Asbestos
  • +90 232 750 6855