Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hatice Eser ÖKTEN

Director of Environmental Research Center

Environmental Engineering Department

Associate Professor Doctor 

Contact Info:

  • +90 232 750 6853
  • Engineering Building – C, Room: B-202
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  • Ph.D.: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, ABD
  • M.S.: İstanbul Technical University, İstanbul
  • B.S.: İstanbul  University, İstanbul

Research Interests:

  • Wastewater treatment
  • Microbial ecology
  • Advance oxidation and membran processes in water treatment
  • Thermodynamic modeling in biosensor applications

Recent publications:

  • Aydin, M. I., Ozaktac, D., Yuzer, B., Doğu, M., Inan, H., Okten, H. E., … & Selcuk, H. (2022). Desalination and Detoxification of Textile Wastewater by Novel Photocatalytic Electrolysis Membrane Reactor for Ecosafe Hydroponic Farming. Membranes12(1), 10
  • Goren, A. Y., & Okten, H. E. (2021). Simultaneous energy production, boron and COD removal using a novel microbial desalination cellDesalination518, 115267
  • Can-Terzi, B., Goren, A. Y., Okten, H. E., & Sofuoglu, S. C. (2021). Biosorption of methylene blue from water by live Lemna minor. Environmental Technology & Innovation22, 101432
  • Gungormus, E., Sofuoglu, A., Celik, H., Gedik, K., Mulder, M. D., Lammel, G., Okten, H. E.,… & Kurt-Karakus, P. B. (2021). Selected Persistent Organic Pollutants in Ambient Air in Turkey: Regional Sources and Controlling Factors. Environmental Science & Technology
  • Goren, A. Y., & Okten, H. E. (2021). Energy production from treatment of industrial wastewater and boron removal in aqueous solutions using microbial desalination cellChemosphere285, 131370