Name : ASLI
Surname : İŞCİ YAKAN
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Phone Number : +90-312-2033300/3607
Personal Information
  • Education

PhD, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

Iowa State University, USA, 2008

MSc, Food Engineering

Middle East Technical University, Ankara, TURKEY, 2004

BS, Food Engineering

Middle East Technical University, Ankara, TURKEY, 2002

  • Academic Positions

Associate Professor, Food Engineering Department, Ankara University, 2015-....

Assistant Professor, Food Engineering Department, Ankara University, 2010-2015

Research Assistant, Iowa State University, 2005-2008

Research Assistant, Middle East Technical University, 2003-2005

  • Industrial Experience

Process Development Engineer, Mascoma Corporation, USA, 2008-2010

  • Publications (SCI)

Tamer C., Isci A., Kutlu N., Sakiyan O., Sahin S., Sumnu G. Effect of drying on porous characteristics of orange peel. (2016). International Journal of Food Engineering, 12(9):921-928.

Barisik G., Isci A., Kutlu N., Bagder S., Akay B. Optimization of organic acid pretreatment of wheat straw. (2016). Biotechnology Progress, 32:1487-1493.

Germec M., Kartal FK., Bilgic M., Ilgin M., Ilhan E., Güldali H., Isci A., Turhan I. Ethanol production from rice hull using Pichia stipitis and optimization of acid pre-treatment and detoxification processes.(2016). Biotechnology Progress, 32:872-882.

Bagder Elmaci S., Gulgor G., Tokatlı M., Erten H., Isci A., Ozcelik F. Effectiveness of Chitosan Against Wine-related Microorganisms. (2015). Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek, 107:675-686.

Turhan O., Isci A., Mert B., Sakiyan Ö., Dönmez S. Optimization of Ethanol Production from Microfluidized Wheat Straw by Response Surface Methodology. (2015). Preparative Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 45:785-795.

Yazici S., Isci A. The Effect of Aqueous Ammonia Soaking on Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Wheat Straw. (2013). Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 5, 033131 (DOI: 10.1063/1.4811800)

Isci A. Second Generation Bioethanol Potential of Turkey. (2012). Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 4(5):052702 (DOI: 10.1063/1.4763564)

Himmelsbach J., Isci A., Raman R., Anex R. Design and Testing of a Pilot Scale Aqueous Ammonia Soaking Pretreatment System. (2009). Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 25(6): 953-959.

Lorenz A., Anex R., Isci A., Coors J., Leon N., Weimer P. Forage quality and composition measurements as predictors of ethanol yield from maize stover. (2009). Biotechnology for Biofuels, 2:5.

Isci A., Himmelsbach J., Strohl J., Pometto A., Raman R., Anex R. Pilot Scale Fermentation of Aqueous Ammonia Soaked Switchgrass. (2009). Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 157(3):453-462.

Isci A., Murphy P., Moore K., Anex R. A Rapid SSF Technique for Determination of Ethanol Production Potential of Lignocellulosic Biomass. (2008). BioEnergy Research, 1(2): 163-169.

Isci A., Himmelsbach J., Pometto A., Raman R., Anex R. Aqueous Ammonia Soaking of Switchgrass Followed by Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation. (2008). Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 144(1): 69-77.

Isci A., Demirer G. Biogas production potential from Cotton Waste. (2007). Renewable Energy, 32(5): 750-757.

Isci A., Sahin S., Sumnu G. Recovery of Strawberry Aroma Compounds by Pervaporation. (2006). Journal of Food Engineering, 75(1): 36-42.

  • Awards

Outstanding Ph.D. Student - Taiganides Award, Iowa State University, 2007-2008

Honorable Mention Paper Award.

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 2010
  • Courses Taught

Fluid Mechanics, Process Design, Heat Transfer, Process Control