Catalyst Technologies and Reaction Engineering

Research Areas: 

Catalyst design 
Fuel cells and catalysis
Hydrogen production technologies 
Development of solid catalysts and surface science 
Fuel and energy technologies
Artifical neural networks in catalysis
Catalytic microchannel reactors
Steady state/dynamic modeling and design of single/multi phase catalytic systems
Reactor and catalyst development for hydrocarbon-to-synthesis gas conversions under microfluidic conditions
Techniques for coating catalysts on microchannels
Novel reactors for gas-to-liquids (GTL) and biomass-to-liquids (BTL) processes

Ongoing Projects: 

-Bogazici University Scientific Research Project (July 2011 - July 2013). Combustion assisted steam reforming of light hydrocarbons in heat-exchange integrated microchannel reactors. PI: Ahmet Kerim Avci

-Bogazici University Scientific Research Project (April 2012 - April 2013). Knowledge extraction from literature for kinetics of catalytic reactions using data minin techniques PI: Ramazan Yildirim