Faculty

PROF. DR. SAİT CEMİL SOFUOĞLU
(Department Chair)

Education

Ph.D.: Illinois Institute of Technology, Chiago, Illinois, USA, 2001

Research Interests

  • Indoor air quality, sick building syndrome
  • Indoor air quality and pollution indices
  • Ambient air pollution
  • Dry deposition
  • Environmental exposure assessment
  • Environmental risk assessment
  • Ecological risk assessment
  • +90 232 750 6648
  • Engineering Building – A, Room: 160

PROF. DR. ORHAN GÜNDÜZ (IZTECH Scientific Research Projects Coordinator)

Education

Ph.D.: Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, 2004

Research Interests

• Surface and subsurface water quality
• Environmental modeling
• Numerical methods in environmental engineering
• Flow and contaminant transport in surface and subsurface waters
• Dynamic interactions of surface and subsurface systems
• Source/sink terms in environmental modeling
• Environmental impact assessment
• Geographic information systems

  • +90 232 750 6857
  • Engineering Building – C, Room: D-204

ASSOC. PROF. DR. HATİCE ESER ÖKTEN (Director of Environmental Research Center)

Education

Ph.D.: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA, 2008

Research Interests

  • Wastewater treatment
  • Microbial ecology
  • Advance oxidation and membran processes in water treatment
  • Thermodynamic modeling in biosensor applications
  • +90 232 750 6853
  • Engineering Building – C, Room: B-202

ASSOC. PROF. DR. ALPER BAYRAKDAR

Education

Ph.D. :Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2018

Research Interests

  • Anaerobic digestion / Biogas production
  • Biogas desulfurization and upgrading
  • Sulfate reduction / Sulfide oxidation
  • Nutrient removal and recovery
  • Microbial fuel cells
  • +90 232 750 6858
  • Engineering Building – C, Room: B-206

ASSOC. PROF. DR. REGINALD KOGBARA

Education

Ph.D.: University of Cambridge, UK, 2011

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

ASST. PROF. DR. ALTAN ÖZKAN

Education

Ph.D.: University of Texas, Austin , Texas, USA, 2012

Research Interests

  • Algal biotechnology
  • Biotechnology
  • Biofuels 
  • Biological wastewater treatment
  • +90 232 750 6854
  • Engineering Building – C, Room: B-203

ASST. PROF. DR. HALE DEMİRTEPE (Deputy Chair)

Education

Ph.D.: Middle East Technical University, Ankara, TURKEY, 2017

Research Interests

  • Remediation of contaminated soils, sediments
  • Fate of pollutants in the environment via laboratory and modeling studies
  • Biotic and abiotic degradation of persistent organic pollutants
  • Indoor contamination and human exposure assessment
  • Semi-volatile organic compounds
     
  • +90 232 750 6855
  • Engineering Building – C, Room: B-204

ASST. PROF. DR. MEHMET ALİ KÜÇÜKER (Deputy Chair)

Education

Ph.D. : Hamburg University of Technology, Hamburg, Germany, 2017

Research Interests

  • Solid Waste Management
  • Circular Economy
  • E-Waste
  • Bio/hydrometallurgy
  • Recycling and Recovery of Metals
  • Microalgae
  • Biotechnology
  • Waste to Energy
  • Carbon Budget After the Land Use Change
  • Determination of Asbestos
  • +90 232 750 6856
  • Engineering Building – C, Room: B-201

ADJUNCT FACULTY

PROF. DR. AYSUN SOFUOĞLU

Education

Ph.D.: Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, ABD

Research Interests

  • Ambient air pollution
  • Dry deposition
  • Hazardous Air Pollution
  • Industrial Air Pollution
  • +90 232 750 6650
  • Engineering Building – A, Room: 158

PROF. DR. ALPER BABA

Education

Ph.D: Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, TURKEY

Research Interests

  • Grounwater Contamination
  • Environmental Geology
  • Hydrogeology
  • Geothermal Energy
  • Engineering Geology
  • +90 232 750 6807
  • Engineering Building – C, Room: C-201