Asisst. Prof. Dr. Altan ÖZKAN

Environmental Engineering Department

Asisstant Professor Doctor

 

Contact Info:

  • +90 232 750 6854

  • Civil Engineering Building, Room: B-203

Education:

  • Ph.D.: Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Engineering the University of Texas at Austin, USA, 2012
  • M.S.: Master of Science in Environmental Engineering Hamburg University of Technology, Germany, 2008
  •  B.S.: Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2006

Research Interests:

  • Algal biotechnology
  • Biotechnology
  • Biofuels
  • Biological wastewater treatment

Recent publications:

  • A. Ozkan, G.L. Rorrer, Effects of light intensity on the selectivity of lipid and chitin nanofiber production during photobioreactor cultivation of the marine diatom Cyclotella sp., Algal Res. 25 (2017) 216–227. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.algal.2017.04.032.
  • A. Ozkan, G.L. Rorrer, Effects of CO2 delivery on fatty acid and chitin nanofiber production during photobioreactor cultivation of the marine diatom Cyclotella sp., Algal Res. 26 (2017) 422–430. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2017.07.003.
  • A. Ozkan, G.L. Rorrer, Lipid and chitin nanofiber production during cultivation of the marine diatom Cyclotella sp. to high cell density with multistage addition of silicon and nitrate, J. Appl. Phycol. 29 (2017) 1811–1818. doi:10.1007/s10811-017-1113-7.
  • X. Xiang, A. Ozkan, O. Chiriboga, N. Chotyakul, C. Kelly, Techno-economic analysis of glucosamine and lipid production from marine diatom Cyclotella sp., Bioresour. Technol. 244 (2017) 1480–1488. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2017.05.079.
  • A. Ozkan, K. Kinney, L. Katz, H. Berberoglu, Reduction of water and energy requirement of algae cultiviation using an algae biofilm photobioreactor, Bioresour. Technol. 114 (2012) 542–548.
  • X. Xiang, A. Ozkan, C. Kelly, T. Radniecki, Importance of microalgae speciation on biogas production and nutrient recovery from anaerobic digestion of lipid-extracted microalgae biomass, Environ. Eng. Sci. (2017). doi:10.1089/ees.2017.0201.