Sait Cemil Sofuoğlu

SaitSofuoglu

Sait C. Sofuoglu, PhD

Professor Environmental Eng. Dept. Chair

Dept. of Environmental Engineering & Dept. of Chemical Engineering

Izmir Institute of Technology

Gulbahce, Urla 35430 Izmir, Turkey

Education:

Research Interests:

  • Characterization of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)
  • Characterization of Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)
  • Building Related Symptoms (BRS), Building Related Illness (BRI)
  • IAQ and Health Symptoms of Building Occupants
  • Indoor Environmental Quality and Health Symptoms of Building Occupants
  • Indoor Air Quality and Pollution Indices
  • Air Pollution and Control
  • Dry Deposition
  • Air Quality and Pollution Indices
  • Environmental Exposure Assessment
  • Environmental Risk Assessment
  • Ecological Risk Assessment

Editor, Hava Kirliliği Araştırmaları Dergisi www.hkad.org

Editorial Board, Air Pollution Research www.atmospolres.com

Publications:

  • Sofuoglu, S.C., Güzelkaya, H., Akgül, Ö., Kavcar, P., Kurucaovalı, F., and Sofuoglu, A., “Speciated arsenic concentrations, exposure, and associated health risks for rice and bulgur”, Food and Chemical Toxicology, Vol. 64, pp.184–191, 2014. doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2013.11.029
  • Sofuoglu, S.C., Yayla, B., Kavcar, P., Ates, D., Turgut, C., and Sofuoglu, A., “Olive Tree, Olea europaea L., Leaves as a Bioindicator of Atmospheric PCB Contamination”, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Vol. 20, pp.6178–6183, 2013. doi: 10.1007/s11356-013-1640-y
  • Sofuoglu, S.C., Sofuoglu, A., Holsen, T.M., Alexander, C.M., Pagano, J.J., “Atmospheric Concentrations and Potential Sources of PCBs, PBDEs, and Pesticides to Acadia National Park”, Environmental Pollution, Vol. 177, pp. 116–124, 2013. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2013.02.015
  • Ocak, Y., Kılıçvuran, A., Eren, A.B., Sofuoglu, A., and Sofuoglu, S.C., “Exposure to particulate matter in a mosque”, Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 56, pp. 169–176, 2012. DOI:  doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.04.007
  • Turan, D., Kocahakimoglu, C., Kavcar, P., Gaygısız, H., Atatanir, L., Turgut, C., and Sofuoglu, S.C., “The Use of Olive Tree (Olea europaea L.) Leaves as a Bioindicator for Environmental Pollution in the Province of Aydın, Turkey”, Environmental Research and Pollution Research, Vol. 18, pp. 355–364, 2011. DOI: doi: 10.1007/s11356-010-0378-z
  • Sofuoglu, SC., Aslan, G., Inal, F., Sofuoglu, A., “An assessment of indoor air concentrations and health risks of volatile organic compounds in three primary schools” International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, Vol. 214, pp. 36-46, 2011. doi: 10.1016/j.ijheh.2010.08.008
  • Sofuoglu, A., Kiymet, N., Kavcar, P., Sofuoglu, SC., “Polycyclic and Nitro Musks in Indoor Air: a Primary School Classroom and a Women’s Sport Center”Indoor Air, Vol. 20, pp. 515-522, 2010, doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0668.2010.00674.x
  • Inal, F., Yetgin, S., Aksu G.T., Simsek, S., Sofuoglu, A., Sofuoglu, S.C., “Activated Carbon Adsorption of Fuel Oxygenates MTBE and ETBE from water”Water Air Soil Pollution, Vol. 204, pp. 155-163, 2009. doi:10.1007/s11270-009-0034-8
  • Kavcar, P., Sofuoglu, S.C., “A Health Risk Assessment for Exposure to Trace Metals Via Drinking Water Ingestion Pathway” International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, Vol. 212, pp. 216-227, 2009. doi: 10.1016/j.ijheh.2008.05.002
  • Baytak, D., Sofuoglu, A., Inal, F., Sofuoglu, S.C., “Seasonal variation in drinking water concentrations of disinfection by-products in IZMIR and associated human health risks” Science of the Total Environment,  Vol. 407, pp. 286-296, 2008, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.08.019
  • Sofuoglu, SC, Kavcar, P. “An exposure and risk assessment for fluoride and trace metals in black tea” Hazardous Materials, Vol. 152, pp. 392-400, 2008. doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2008.01.086
  • Sofuoglu, SC, “Application of artificial neural networks to predict prevalence of building-related symptoms in office buildings” Building and Environment, Vol. 43, No. 6, pp. 1121-1126, 2008.    doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2007.03.003
  • Kavcar, P., Odabasi, M., Kitis, M., Inal, F., Sofuoglu, S.C., “Occurrence, oral exposure and risk assessment of volatile organic compounds in drinking water for İzmir” Water Research, Vol.40, pp. 3219-3230, 2006. Link
  • Sofuoglu, S.C., Tayfur, G., Birgili, S., Sofuoglu, A., “Forecasting Ambient Air SO2 Concentrations Using Artificial Neural Networks” Energy Sources Part B, Vol.1, pp.127–136, 2006. Link
  • Moschandreas, D.J. and Sofuoglu, S.C., “The Indoor Environmental Index and Its Relationship with Symptoms of Office Building Occupants,” Journal of Air and Waste Management Association, Vol.54, No.11, pp.1440-1451, 2004.  Abstract
  • Sofuoglu, S.C. and Moschandreas, D.J. “The Link between Symptoms of Office Building Occupants and in-Office Air Pollution: The Indoor Air Pollution Index”Indoor Air, Vol.13, No.4, pp. 332-343, 2003.  DOI
  • Sofuoglu, S.C., Moschandreas, D.J., Lebowitz, M.D., O’Rourke, M.K., and Robinson, G.L.”Exposure and Risk Estimates Associated with Drinking Water in Arizona” Journal of American Water Works Association Vol.95, No.7, pp. 67-79, 2003.  Abstract
  • Yi, S.M., Shahin, U., Sivadechathep, J., Sofuoglu, S.C., and Holsen, T.M. “Overall Elemental Deposition Velocities Measured Around Lake Michigan”Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 35, No. 6, pp. 1133-1140, 2001  DOI
  • Paode, R.D., Sofuoglu, S.C., Sivadechathep, J., Noll K.E., Holsen, T.M., and Keeler, G. “Dry Deposition Fluxes and Mass Size Distributions of Pb, Cu, Zn Measured in Southern Lake Michigan During AEOLOS” Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 32, No 11, pp.1629-1635, 1998   DOI
  • Sofuoglu, S.C., Paode, R.D., Sivadechathep, J., Noll K.E., Holsen, T.M., and Keeler, G. “Dry Deposition Fluxes and Atmospheric Size Distributions of Mass, Al, and Mg Measured in Southern Lake Michigan During AEOLOS” Aerosol Science and Technology, Vol. 29, No 4,  pp. 281-293, 1998  Abstract

Contact Info:

Phone: +90-232-750 6648

Fax: +90-232-750 6645

E-mail: cemilsofuoglu@iyte.edu.trsaitcemil@iit.edu

Web: www.iyte.edu.tr/~cemilsofuoglu