Surname : KARACAN
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Phone Number : (312)2033523
Title : PROF.DR.
Personal Information

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Tel: 2033523

fax: 2121546

Office: Ankara Üniversitesi Mühendislik Fakültesi Kimya Müh. Böl.

             06100 Tandogan-Ankara


B.Sc. :     Ankara University, Chemical Engineering Department

M. Sc. : Ankara University, Chemical Engineering Department

Ph. D. : Ankara University, Chemical Engineering Department


Research Interests

  • Process Control
  • Transport Phenomena
  • Mathematical Modeling and Control of Reactive Distillation Columns
  • Experimental Design

  • SSelected Publications

    -Süleyman Karacan, Mehmet Tuncay Çağatay (2017), Transesterification of Waste Cooking Oil into Biodiesel Using Aspen HYSYS, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology, Vol:3, pp 83-87

    - Süleyman Karacan, Filiz Karacan, 2015 Steady-state optimization for biodiesel production in a reactive distillation column, Clean Techn Environ Policy17,1207–1215.

    -Süleyman Karacan, Filiz Karacan, 2014 Simulation ofreactive distillation column

    for biodiesel production at optimum conditions , Chemical Engineering Transcations,39 ,1705-1710

    -Filiz Karacan, Taner Toğrul, Süleyman Karacan, 2014 A Modeling Optimization of Photocatalytic Liquefaction of Turkish Lignites using Response Surface Methodology, Chemical Engineering Transcations,39 ,487-492

    - A.Giwa and S. Karacan, 2013“Reducing Global Warming by Process Integration”, Causes, Impacts and Solutions to Global Warming, Chapter 39, pp 731-749, Springer Science – Business Media New York 2013,

     - Giwa, A. and Karacan, S. 2012. Development of Dynamic Models for a Reactive Packed Distillation Column. International Journal of Engineering (ISSN: 1985-2312), Volume (6): Issue (3): 118-128.

    - A. Giwa and S. Karacan. Modeling and Simulation of a Reactive Packed Distillation Column Using Delayed Neural Networks. Chaotic Modeling and Simulation (CMSIM, (ISSN 2241-0503)) 1:101-108, (January 2012 Issue).

    - Abdulwahab Giwa and Süleyman Karacan, 2012.Decouplıng control of a reactıve dıstıllatıon process usıng tyreus-luyben technıque. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Vol. 7, No. 10, 1263-1272.

    - Süleyman Karacan and Saniye, Ay, 2011. Decoupling Constrained Model Predictive Control of Multi-component Packed Distillation Column, World Applied Sciences Journal, 13,1-14.

    - Lutfiye Ekici, Süleyman Karacan, Sedat Velioglu, 2009. Optimization

          of hmf formation in white and red grape juice concentrates stored in various

          laminated films usıng response surface methodology, Journal of Food

          Processing and Preservation 33 ,313–328 .

    - Süleyman Karacan, Hale Hapoğlu and Mustafa Alpbaz, 2007. Multıvarıable

          system identıfıcatıon and generıc model control of a laboratory scale packed

          distıllatıon column , Applied Thermal Engineering ,27,6,1017-1028 .

    - Atilla Simsek, Ender Sinan Poyrazoglu, Suleyman Karacan and Y. Sedat Velioglu, 2007. Response surface methodological study on HMF and fluorescent accumulation in red and white grape juices and concentrates, Food Chemistry,101, 987-994.

    -Filiz Karacan, Umit Ozden and Süleyman Karacan, 2007. “Optimization of

        manufacturing conditions for activated carbon from Turkish lignite by chemical

         activation using response surface methodology”, Applied Thermal Engineering, 27,7,      1212- 1218.


    KARACAN SÜLEYMAN (2017) Experimental study using reactive distillation column for biodiesel production, ICOEST  2017 (III. ICOEST International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology), Budapeşte-Macaristan

    KARACAN SÜLEYMAN,Giwa Abdulwahab,Bayram İsmail (2016).  Nonlinear generalized predictive control  based on narimax model of a reactive packed dıstillation column.  22nd International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering



    KARACAN SÜLEYMAN,KARACAN FİLİZ,ÇAĞATAY MEHMET TUNCAY (2016).  Transesterification of waste cooking oil into biodiesel oil using Aspen HYSYS.  19th Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction



    KARACAN SÜLEYMAN (2016).  Simulation of production process on dimethyl ether from methanol.  19th Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction (PRES 2016)