Funded Projects


"Development of Nanostructured Materials Warm to the Touch", 2014-2016
147,194 TL
Can Erkey, Ministry of Industry

"Modifying Hydrogenation and Nitrogenation Capabilities of Graphene", 2015-2017
436,500 TL
Sarp Kaya, Tübitak

"Investigation of Structural Factors Determining the Applicability Limits and Performance of Imidazolium-Type Ionic Liquid Assisted Catalysts", 2013-2016
 292,500 TL
Alper Uzun, Tübitak

"Design, Manufacturing and Membrane, Electrode and Catalyst Development and Testing for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells Operating at Ultra-Low Stoichiometric Flows in the Anode", 2014-2017
 276,530 TL
Rıza Kızılel, Tübitak

"Improving the Selectivity of Polymeric Membranes Using Metal Organic Frameworks as Fillers", 2014-2016
 145,300 TL
Seda Keskin Avcı, Tübitak

"Development of Nickel-Based Catalysts as a Cheap Alternative to Ruthenium-Based Counterparts for the Production of Hydrogen from Ammonia", 2014-2016
467,629 TL
Alper Uzun, Tübitak

"The Effect Of Cell Dimensions and Number Of Electrode Layers on the 20Ah Li-ion Cells Used in Electric Vehicles and the Improvement of Thermal Management System By Microchannel Heat Exchanger", 2014-2017
530,312 TL
Rıza Kızılel, Tübitak

"Improving Methane Storage Performance and Stability of Cu-BTC MOF Using Ionic Liquids", 2014-2017
512,068 TL
Alper Uzun, Tübitak

"Development of Hydrocracking Catalysts", 2013-2016
192,000 TL
Can Erkey, Tüpraş

"Development of Alternative Fuel Additives and Determination of Their Fuel Competitiveness", 2013-2016
172,300 TL
Alper Uzun, Tüpraş

"Development of a Technology to Produce Light and Mid-Distillates by Olefin Oligomerization", 2014-2017
189,480 TL
Alper Uzun, Tüpraş

"Development of a Collaborative Research Program on Methane Storage Combining Experiments with Atomic Simulations: I. Simulations (CH4toGo-I) – II. Experimental (CH4toGo-II)", 2014-2016
258,000 TL
Seda Keskin Avcı, Alper Uzun, Koç University Seed research Fund

"Electrochemical CO2 and CO Reduction to Make Methanol Fuel", 2014-2016
39,543 TL
Sarp Kaya, Koç University Seed research Fund




"Design of a Functional Composite Membrane via Particle Stabilized Emulsion Templating", 2011-2014
761.070 TL
Seda Kızılel, Levent Demirel – Tüpraş

"Development of a Laboratory Scale Hydrocracking Reactor and Hydrocracking Catalysts", 2009-2013
255.000 TL
Yaman Arkun and Can Erkey - Tüpraş

"Real time optimization and control for a hydrocracker unit", 2010-2012
140.358 TL
Yaman Arkun and Can Erkey - Tüpraş

"Use of Supercritical Fluids in Energy Efficient Processing of Textiles", 2009-2010
40.800 TL
Can Erkey – AKSA

"Development of a mathematical model and model predictive control system for an industrial semibatch emulsion copolymerization of acrylonitrile-vinyl chloride reactor ", 2011-2013
119.840 TL
Yaman Arkun, Seda Kızılel - AKSA

"Filtered Density Function Modeling of Turbulent Reacting Flows", 2011-2014
253.890 TL
Metin Muradoğlu - TUBITAK MAG 1001

"Nano-Technology Based Vacuum Insulation for Building Envelopes", 2010-2014
361.320 Euros
Can Erkey - EC-FP7

"Transparent Vacuum Insulation Panels", 2010-2013
370.000 TL
Can Erkey - TUBITAK

"Development of Aerogel Based High Performance Insulating Materials", 2007-2010
213.350 TL
Can Erkey - TUBITAK

"Novel Nanocomposite Materials via Supercritical Impregnation by Organometallic and Conducting Compounds", 2009-2011
186.390 TL
Can Erkey - TUBITAK

"Composite Membranes With Metal Organic Frameworks for High Efficiency Gas Separations", 2010-2014
Seda Keskin - Europen Union 7. Framework Programme Marie Curie International Reintegration Grant

"Unlocking the Potential of Zeolite Imidazolate Frameworks as Membranes for Carbon Dioxide Separations Using Molecular Simulations", 2011-2013
152,793 TL
Seda Keskin - TÜBİTAK-3501 CAREER Project

"Development of Novel Lab-on-a-chip Optofluidic Waveguides and Flow Manipulation Methods Using Advanced Materials and Fabrication Techniques", This project is supported in conjunction to the COST action MP1205 “Advanced in Optofluidics: Integration of Optical Control and Photonics with Microfluidics”, 2013-2015
Alper Kiraz - TÜBİTAK 112T792

"Development of Tunable Microlasers Based on Optically Stretched Microdroplets Suspended in a Microfluidic Chip", 2011-2013
Alper Kiraz - Joint project funded by TÜBİTAK (Project No: 111T059) and Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

"Investigation and Development of Metal and Metaloxide Microdisk Resonator Inflammable Gas Sensors", 2011-2014
Alper Kiraz - TÜBİTAK 110T803

"Tackling a Critical Problem in Hydrogen Storage through a Multi-scale Modeling Approach: Crack Propagation in the Presence of Hydrogen Embrittlement", 2012-2014
51.000 TL
Demircan Canadinç - KUTEM

"Development of Silver Chalcogenide Sensitized Solar Cells", 2012-2014
58.200 TL
Funda Acar Yağcı, Uğur Ünal - KUTEM

"Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting on Plate-like Structures", 2012-2014
66.000 TL
İpek Başdoğan - KUTEM

"Computational Screening of Porous Coordination Networks as CO2 Separation Membranes ", 2012-2014
49.530 TL
Seda Keskin - KUTEM

"Sustainable and green bioenergy production from algae", 2012-2014
51.000 TL
Yeliz Utku Konca, Mehmet Somer, Halil Kavaklı - KUTEM

"Energy Efficiency Map of Turkey", 2012-2014
51.000 TL
Şuhnaz Yılmaz Özbağcı, Metin Türkay, Belgin Şan Akca - KUTEM