Dr. Ersin Kasırga

Environmental Engineering Department

Associate Professor Doctor

Contact Info:

  • +90 232 750 6851
  • Engineering Building – C, Room: B-201


  • Ph.D. University of Cambridge, UK, 2011
  • B.Sc. Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Nigeria, 2005

Research Interests:

  • Environmental remediation technologies
  • Hazardous waste treatment technologies
  • Sustainable waste management & recycling
  • Sustainable construction materials utilizing C&D and industrial wastes
  • Cementitious materials for environmental applications
  • Environmental monitoring and modeling
  • Concrete for severe environments and durability of concrete structures
  • Subgrade soil stabilization

Editorial Board: PLOS ONE, https://journals.plos.org/plosone/

Advisory Board: Materials Open Research, https://materialsopenresearch.org/

Recent Publications:

  • Huang, R.B. Kogbara, N. Hariharan, E.A. Masad, D.N. Little (2021). A state-of-the-art review of polymers used in soil stabilization. Construction & Building Materials, 305: 124685, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.124685
  • R.B. Kogbara, M. Seong, D.G. Zollinger, S.R. Iyengar, Z.C. Grasley & E.A. Masad (2021). Insights from bond-slip investigations in different reinforced concrete mixtures for LNG containment. Case Studies in Thermal Engineering, 23: 100812, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csite.2020.100812
  • R.B. Kogbara, W. Yiming, S.R. Iyengar, O.A.E. Abdalla, H.M. Al-Wawi, U.C. Onwusogh, K. Youssef, M. Al-Ansary, P.A. Sunifar, D. Arora (2020). Effect of gas-to-liquid biosludge on soil properties and alfalfa yields in an arid soil. Journal of Cleaner Production, 250: 119524, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.119524
  • R.B. Kogbara, W. Yiming, S.R. Iyengar, U.C. Onwusogh, K. Youssef, M. Al-Ansary, P.A. Sunifar, D. Arora, A. Al-Sharshani, O.A.E. Abdalla and H.M. Al-Wawi (2020). Recycling industrial biosludge for buffel grass production in Qatar: Impact on soil, leachate and plant characteristics. Chemosphere, 247: 125886, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.125886
  • R.B. Kogbara, B.K. Badom and J.M. Ayotamuno (2018). Tolerance and phytoremediation potential of four tropical grass species to land-applied drill cuttings. International Journal of Phytoremediation, 20(14): 1446 – 1455, https://doi.org/10.1080/15226514.2018.1501337