DOÇ.DR. BERNA TOPUZ    
Adı : BERNA
Soyadı : TOPUZ
E-posta : topuzb@ankara.edu.tr, bernatopuz@gmail.com
Tel : 03122033555
Ünvan : DOÇ.DR.
Birim : MÜHENDİSLİK FAKÜLTESİ
Bölüm : Kimya Mühendisliği Bölümü
Kişisel Akademik Bilgiler

EĞİTİM


Doktora, Kimya Mühendisliği Bölümü, İzmir Yüksek Teknoloji Enstitüsü, İzmir, Turkey, 2009

Tez: Sol-jel Yöntemiyle Hazırlanan Alumina ve Silika Bazlı Seramik Membranlarda Gaz Geçirgenliği

Danışman: Prof. Muhsin Çiftçioğlu

Yüksek Lisans,Malzeme Bilimi ve Mühendisliği Programı, İzmir Yüksek Teknoloji

Enstitüsü, İzmir, Turkey, 2002

Tez: Alumina, Silika, Titan Seramik Membranların Gaz Ayırımında Kullanımı ve

Karakterizasyonu

Danışman: Prof. Muhsin Çiftçioğlu

Lisans, Kimya Mühendisliği Bölümü, Ege Üniversitesi, İzmir, 1999


Doktora Sonrası Araştırmacı, Kimya Mühendisliği Bölümü, Orta Doğu Teknik 

Üniversitesi, Ankara, 2010-2012

Danışman: Prof. Halil Kalıpçılar and Prof.  Levent Yılmaz


Doktora Sonrası AraştırmacıKimya Mühendisliği ve Malzeme Bilimi Bölümü, Minnesota

Üniversitesi, Minneapolis, ABD, 2012-2014                                                           

Danışman: Prof. Michael Tsapatsis


AKADEMİK GÖREVLER


Doç. Dr.,                         2018-

Kimya Mühendisliği Bölümü, Ankara  Üniversitesi, Ankara 

Yar. Doç. Dr.,                 2014-2018                                                                    

Kimya Mühendisliği Bölümü, Ankara  Üniversitesi, Ankara 

Araştırma Görevlisi,     2002-2009                                                                   

Kimya Mühendisliği Bölümü, İzmir Yüksek Teknoloji Enstitüsü, İzmir,

Araştırma Görevlisi,    1999-2002                                                                        

Malzeme Bilimi ve Mühendisliği Programı, İzmir Yüksek Teknoloji Enstitüsü, İzmir



YAYINLAR


Şahin F., Topuz B., Kalıpçılar H., “Synthesis of ZIF-7, ZIF-8, ZIF-67 and ZIF-L from Recycled Mother Liquors”, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 261 (2018), 259-267. Impact Factor: 3.66


Topuz B., Önder A., Bowen T., Kalıpçılar H., “Synthesis of ZSM-5 and SAPO-34 Membranes in a High Temperature-Pressure Recirculating Flow System”, Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 117, (2017), 746-755. Impact Factor: 3.349


Shete M., Kumar M., Kim D., Rangnekar N., Xu D., Topuz B., Agrawal KV., Karapetrova E., Stottrup B., Al Thabaiti S., Basahel S., Narasimharao K, Rimer JD., Tsapatsis M.* ”Nanoscale Control of Homoepitaxial Growth on a 2-Dimensional Zeolite” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 56 (2) (2017), 535-539 (evaluated as very important paper). Impact Factor: 11.26


Zhang H., Xiao Q., Guo X., Li N., Kumar P., Rangnekar N., Jeon MY., Al-Thabaiti S.,  Narasimharao K., Topuz B., Onorato FJ., Macosko CW., Mkhoyan KA., Tsapatsis M.* “Open-pore 2-dimensional Zeolite MFI Nanosheets and Their Use for the Fabrication of Hydrocarbon Isomer-selective Membranes on Porous Polymer Supports” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 55, (2016), 7184-7187 (cover article). Impact Factor: 11.26


Agrawal K.V+., Topuz B+., Pham T.C.T., Sauer N.,  Rangnekar N., Zhang H., Narasimharao K., Basahel S., Francis L.F., Macosko C. W., Al-Thabaiti S., Tsapatsis M.*, Yoon K.B.*“Oriented MFI Membranes by Gel-less Secondary Growth of sub-100 nm MFI-nanosheet Seed Layers”, Advanced Materials, 27 (2015), 3243-3249 ( +co-first author, inside back cover article). Impact Factor: 15.409


Rangnekar N., Shete M., Agrawal K.V., Topuz B., Kumar P., Guo Q., Ismail I., Alyoubi A., Basahel S., Francis L.F., Narasimharao K., Macosko C. W., Mkhoyan A.,  Al-Thabaiti S., Stottrup B., Tsapatsis M*., “2D Zeolite Coating: Langmuir Trough Deposition of 3 nm-thick MFI Zeolite Nanosheets”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 54 (2015), 6571-6575 (evaluated as hot paper). Impact Factor: 11.261


Topuz B.*, Şimşek D., Çiftçioğlu M.,”Preparation of Monodisperse Silica Spheres and Determination of Their Densification Behaviour” , Ceramics International, 41 (2015) 43-52. Impact Factor: 2.758


Keser N., Topuz B., Yılmaz L, Kalıpçılar H.*, “Synthesis of ZIF-8 from Recycled Mother Liquors”, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 198 (2014) 291-300. Impact Factor: 3.349


Topuz B., Oral E.E., Kalıpçılar H.*, “Synthesis of Sapo-34 at Low Temperatures from Stagnant and Recirculating-Flow Mixtures”, Journal of Porous Materials, 20 (6) 2013, 1491-1500. Impact Factor: 1.385


Agrawal K.V., Topuz B., Rojas M.N., Jiang Z., Nguenkam K., Elyassi B., Francis L.F., Tsapatsis M*., Solution–Processable Exfoliated Zeolite Nanosheets Purified by Density Gradient Centrifugation,  AIChE Journal, 59 (9) (2013) 3458-3467. Impact Factor: 2.748 (Invited article in the special issue of AIChE J. Founders Tribute to Neal R. Amundson.)


Topuz B., Yılmaz L., Kalıpçılar H.*,”Development of Alumina Supported Mixed Matrix Membranes for Separation of H2/Light-Alkane Mixtures”, Journal of Membrane Science, 415-416 (2012) 725-733. Impact Factor: 5.557


Topuz B.*, Çiftçioğlu M., ”Preparation and Characterization of Diphasic Sol-gel Derived Unsupported Mullite Membranes”, Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 58 (1) (2011) 6-11. Impact Factor: 1.473


Topuz B.*, Çiftçioğlu M., ”Sol-gel Derived Mesoporous and Microporous Alumina Membranes”, Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 56 (3) (2010) 287-299. Impact Factor: 1.473


Topuz B.*, Çiftçioğlu M., “Preparation of Particulate/Polymeric Sol-gel Derived Microporous Silica Membranes and Determination of Their Gas Permeation Properties”, Journal of Membrane Science, 350 (1-2) (2010) 42-52. Impact Factor: 5.557


Topuz B.*, Çiftçioğlu M., “Permeation of Pure Gases through Silica Membranes with Controlled Pore Structures”, Desalination, 200 (2006) 80-82. Impact Factor: 4.412


Topuz B., Çiftçioğlu M., Özkan F., “Effects of Processing on the Properties and Permeability of Pure Gases through Sol-gel Silica Membranes”, Key Engineering Materials, 264-268 (2004) 2187-2190. 


Topuz B., Çiftçioğlu M., Özkan F., “Investigation of the Permeability of Pure Gases in Sol-gel Derived Al2O3 Membrane”, Key Engineering Materials, 264-268 (2004) 399-402. 


TUBITAK ULAKBIM:

Topuz B.*, Yılmaz L., Kalıpçılar H., “Preparation and Characterization of Supported PES Membranes”, Journal of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture of Gazi University, 34 (1), (2019), 155-164/

Topuz B., Yurttaş AS., Altunsoy A., “Preparation of alpha-Al2O3 Supports for Thin Membrane Fabrication”, JOTCS-A, 5 (1) (2018), 191-204.

Yurtsever HA., Satık E., Topuz B.*The Effect of Synthesis Conditions and Zinc Precursor on the Gas Permeation Properties of Zif-L Membranes”, DEU Journal of Science and Engineering, 54(3) (2016), 18.

Yurtsever HA., Akgünlü MA., Kurt T., Yurttas AS., Topuz B.*” Photocatalytic Activities of Ag+ Doped Zif-8 and Zif-L Crystals, JOTCS-A, 3 (3) (2016), 265-280.


Konferans Özetleri:

Mirza Ş., Topuz B.*, “Fabrication of Titania Doped BTESM Organosilica Membranes” Engineering with Membranes (EWM 2019), April 8-10, Bastad,Sweden.    

Kurt T., Yurttas A.S.,Topuz B.*, “Preparation and Characterization of TiO2-doped Hydrothermally Stable Organosilica Membranes” International Conference on Inorganic Membranes (ICIM 2018), 2018, June 18-22, Dresden, Germany. 

Yurttaş A.S., Yurtsever H.A., Altunsoy A., Topuz B.*, Preparation of Alumina Supports forthe Fabrication of High Flux Thin Membranes, 15th Conference and Exhibition of the European Ceramic Society, 2017, July 9-13, Budapest, Hungary.

Topuz B., Tsapatsis M., “Fabrication of High Performance Zif-8 Membranes for Gas Separation, International Membrane Science and Technology Conference, 2016, December 5-8, Adeleide, South Australia.

Sahin F., Topuz B., Kalıpçılar H., “Solvent Recovery by PDMS/ZIFs Mixed Matrix Membrane”, Euromembrane 2015, 6-10 September, 2015, Aachen, Germany.

Rangnekar N., Agrawal K.V., Topuz B+., Pham T.C.T., Sauer N., Zhang H., Narasimharao K., Basahel S., Francis L.F., Macosko C. W., Al-Thabaiti S., Tsapatsis M., Yoon K.B. “Oriented MFI membranes by gel-less secondary growth of sub-100nm MFI-nanosheet seed layers” 2015 AICHE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, USA. 

Agrawal K.V, Topuz B., Francis L.F., Tsapatsis M., “Purification of MFI-Nanosheets by Density Gradient Centrifugation and Their Application as Ultrathin Zeolite Membranes”, 17th International Zeolite Conference, 2013, July 7-12, Moscow, Russia.

Zhang H., Agrawal K.V., Jeon M.Y., Topuz B., Macosko C., Francis L., Tsapatsis M., “Zeolite Membranes Supported by Porous Supports With MFI Nanosheets as Building Blocks”, 6th International Zeolite Membrane Meeting, 2013, June 15-19, JeJu Island, Korea.

Agrawal K.V., Topaz B., Rojas M.N., Jiang Z., Nguenkam K.,  Francis L.F., Tsapatsis M., “Solution–Processable Exfoliated Zeolite Nanosheets Purifıed by Density Gradient Centrifugation”, 6th International Zeolite Membrane Meeting, 2013, June 15-19, JeJu Island, Korea.

Agrawal K.V., Topuz B., Rojas M.N., Jiang Z., Francis L.F., Tsapatsis M., “Purification of Zeolite Nanosheets by Density Gradient Centrifugation and Sub-100 nm Thin Zeolite Film”, 2012 AICHE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.


Önder A., Topuz B., Kalıpçılar H., Yılmaz L., “Synthesis of MFI Membranes through Recirculated Flow at Elevated Temperatures”, International Congress on Membranes and Membrane Processes, (ICOM-2011) July 23-29, 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


Topuz B., Çiftçioğlu M., “Preparation and Characterization of Alumina-Silica Membranes”, 5th International Zeolite Membrane Meeting -IZMM 2010, 23-26 May, 2010, Loutraki, Greece. 


Topuz B., Çiftçioğlu M., “Sol-Gel Derived Alumina-Silica Membranes”, 6th Chemical Engineering Conference for Collaborative Research in Eastern Mediterranean Countries, (EMCC-6), 7-12 March, 2010, Antalya, Turkey.


Topuz B., Çiftçioğlu M., “Determination of Gas Permeation Properties of Microporous Silica Membranes with Controllable Pore Structure through 2-structural Sol-gel Processing”, Euromembrane 2009, 6-9 September, 2009, Montpellier, France.


Topuz B., Çiftçioğlu M., “Permeation of Pure Gases through Silica Membranes with Controlled Pore Structures”, Euromembrane 2006, 24-28 September, 2006, Giardini Naxos, Taormina, Italy.


Topuz B., Çiftçioğlu M., “Effects of Processing on the Properties and Permeability of Pure Gases through Sol-gel Derived Ceramic Membranes”, Application of Nanotechnologies for 

Separation and Recovery of Volatile Organic Compounds from Waste Air Streams (ANVOC), 30 May-1June, 2005, Istanbul, Turkey.


Topuz B., Çiftçioğlu M., Özkan F., “Investigation of the Permeability of Pure Gases in Sol-gel Derived Al2O3 Membrane”, 8th Conference and Exhibition of the European Ceramic Society, (8th ECERS), 29 June-3 July, 2003, Istanbul, Turkey.


Topuz B.Çiftçioğlu M., Özkan F., “Effects of Processing on the Properties and Permeability of Pure Gases through Sol-gel Silica Membranes”, 8th Conference and Exhibition of the European Ceramic Society, (8th ECERS), 29 June-3 July, 2003, Istanbul, Turkey.


PROJELER


Preparation of TiO2 doped Hydrothermally Stable Organosilica Membranes, Berna Topuz (PI), TUBITAK 118M029, 2018-2019. 


Development of Thin Nanosheet based Hydrophobic MFI Membranes, Berna Topuz (PI), TUBITAK 214M165, 2015-2017.

 

Preparation and Characterization of ZIF-filled PDMS Mixed Matrix Membarnes for Recovery of Volatile Organic Compounds, Berna Topuz (Researcher), TUBITAK 116M438, 2016-2018.

 

Preparation and Characterization of Organosilica Membranes, Berna Topuz (PI), Ankara University BAP, 17L0443001, 2017-2019.

  

Development of High Performance ZIF-8 Membranes for Gas Separation, Berna Topuz (PI), TUBITAK 214M012, 2014-2016.

 

p-xylene Enrichment using Membranes, Exxon Mobil, Prof. Michael Tsapatsis (PI), Berna Topuz (Researcher), Kumar Varoon Agrawal (Researcher) 2012-2014.

 

SAPO-34 Membranes Synthesized using Circulating Flow, UOP-Honeywell, USA, Prof. Halil Kalıpçılar (PI), Berna Topuz (Researcher), 2010-2012.

 

Synthesis of Zeolite Membranes in Pressurized Recirculating Flow Systems at High Temperatures, TUBITAK, Project no: 110M402, Researcher, 2010-2011.

 

Preparation of Silica Membranes by Sol-Gel and Determination of Their Gas Permeabilities, (2003 İYTE 37), Researcher, İYTE, 2005.

 

The Use and Characterisation of Composite Alumina, Zirconia, Silica, Titania Ceramic Membranes in Gas Separation (2001 MÜHYL 06), Researcher, İYTE, 2003.