ASSOC.PROF.DR. EMİNE YAĞMUR    
Name : EMİNE
Surname : YAĞMUR
E-Mail : yagmur@eng.ankara.edu.tr
Phone Number : 0312 203 3503/3403
Title : ASSOC.PROF.DR.
Unit : FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
Department : CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Personal Information

EDUCATIONAL BACKROUND

PhD in Chemical Engineering. - Ankara University, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Turkey, (1997 – 2003)

Thesis Title: “Effect of Catalysis on Liquefaction of Turkish Lignites by Microwave Energy in Hydrogen Donor Medium.” (Superviser : Prof.Dr. Taner TOĞRUL)

 MS in Chemical Engineering - Ankara University, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Turkey, (1994 - 1997)

Thesis Title: “Effect of O-Methylation on Solubility and Swelling of Coals” (Superviser : Prof.Dr. Aral OLCAY)

 BS in Chemical Engineering - Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey (1990 - 1994)

 WORK EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant, Faculty of Science Ankara University, 1995 - 2003.

PhD Research Assistant, Faculty of Engineering, Ankara University, 2003 - 2008. 
Assist. Prof. Dr. Faculty of Engineering, Ankara University, 2008 -            .

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Coal Technology (Coal liquefaction, O-methylation of coal)
  • Porous Materials ( biomass and fossil based)
  • Microwave energy applications  
  • Particle Characterization: particle size distribution, surface area

PUBLICATIONS

·      E.Yagmur, B.Cicek, A.Olcay, "Effect of O-Methylation on Solubility and Swelling of Coals", Fuel Processing Technology, 191-204 pp., 2000.

·       N.E.Agun, E.Yagmur, E.H.Simsek, T.Togrul, "The Effect of Swelling Pretreatment on Coal Liquefaction in Tetralin with Microwave Energy", Energy Sources, 1105-1115 pp., 2005, DOI: 10.1080/00908310490449289.

·      E.Yagmur, E.H.Simsek, Z.Aktas, T.Togrul, "Effect of Demineralization Process on The Liquefaction of Turkish Coals in Tetralin with Microwave Energy: Determination of Particle Size Distribution and Surface Area", Fuel, 2316-2323 pp., 2005, DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2005.05.004

·    E.Yagmur, T.Togrul, "Part 1. The Effect of Microwave Receptors on the Liquefaction of Turkish Coals by Microwave Energy in a Hydrogen Donor Solvent", Energy & Fuels , 2480-2487 pp., 2005 , DOI: 10.1021/ef050162m

·       E.Eray, E.Yagmur, E.H.Simsek, R.Alibeyli,T.Togrul, "Reactions of Coal Model Compounds in Tetralin Using Microwave Energy: Effects of Catalysts", Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects, 1203-1214 pp., 2006, DOI: 10.1080/15567030600817928

·       R.Zervent, E.Yagmur, E. H.Simsek, T.Togrul,, " Liquefaction of Pretreated Turkish Coals With Microwave Energy", Journal of Engineering and Natural Sciences (Sigma), 122-131 pp., 2006.

·       E.Yagmur, E.H.Simsek, Z.Aktas, T.Togrul, "Effect of CuO receptor on the liquid yield and composition of oils derived from liquefaction of coals by microwave energy’", Energy conversion Management, 3043-3050 pp., 2008, DOI: 10.1016/j.enconman.2008.06.021

·         E.Yagmur, M.Ozmak, Z.Aktas,, "A Novel method for production of activated carbon from waste tea by chemical activation with microwave energy", Fuel, 3278-3285 pp., 2008, DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2008.05.005

·         I.I.Gurten, M.Ozmak, E.Yagmur, Z.Aktas,, "Preparation and characterisation of activated carbon from waste tea using K2CO3", Biomass and Bioenergy, 73-81pp., 2012, DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2011.12.030

·         E.Yagmur, "Preparation of low cost activated carbons from various biomasses with microwave energy", Journal of Porous Materials, 995-1002 pp., 2012 , DOI: 10.1007/s10934-011-9557-7Online First™.

FUNDED RESEARCH / PROJECTS 

·    Production of activated carbon from cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin, Ankara University Scientific Research Projects (BAP) Project No: 11B4343005, 2011-2012.

·     Preparation and Characterization of Low-Cost High Porous Active Carbons from Agricultural by-Products and Their Adsorption Capacities, TUBITAK-UKRAINE Joint Research Project, Project No: 109M400, 2010-2011.

·        TO-INNOEN : A Teaching on Innovation Module for Engineering Programs (Project coordinator; 13 partners from 8 European and Mediterranean countries). European Union, Leonardo da Vinci Partnership Program (Coordinator; Partners: 5 Participants from England, Austria and Turkey). Project no: 2008-1-TR1-LEO04-03134-2., 2008-2010.

·      The effect of microwave energy on the production of activated carbon from waste tea, TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey), Project No: 107M306, 2007-2009.

Papers delivered in international conferences and printed as proceedings:

·         E.Yagmur, M.Ozmak, Z.Aktas, "Production Of Activated Carbon Fom Waste Tea By Chemical Activation With Microwave Energy", The International Microwave Power Institute's 40th Annual Microwave Symposium Proceedings ISSN: 1070-0129, 159-162 pp., Boston, USA, August 9-11, 2006.

·         I. Gurten, M.Ozmak, E.Yagmur, Z.Aktas, "Preparation and characterisation of activated carbon from waste tea by chemical activation with K2CO3", 18th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering Summaries 2 Separation Processes, 710-711 pp., Prag, Czech Republic, August 24-28, 2008.

·       M.Ozmak, E.Yagmur, I.Karaman, Z.Aktas, "Consecutive heat treatment and oxidation processes of coal and characterisation", 18th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering Summaries 2 Separation Processes, , 712-713 pp., Prag, Czech Republic, August 24-28, 2008.

·       M.A.Ozkan, I.I.Gurten, M.Ozmak, E.Yagmur, Z.Aktas, "Adsorption of Methylene Blue from Aqueous Solution on Activated Carbon produced from Waste Tea", 15th International Symposium on Enviromental Pollution and its Impact on Life in the Mediterranean Region with focus on Enviromental Threats in the Mediterranean Region (MESAEP): Problems and Solutions Book of Abstracts, 34 pp., Bari, Italy, October 7-11, 2009.

·       M.Ozmak, E.Yagmur, E.Demirkan, I.I.Gurten, Z.Aktas, "Microwave pretreatment in activated carbon production from biomass”, 15th International Symposium on Enviromental Pollution and its Impact on Life in the Mediterranean Region with focus on Enviromental Threats in the Mediterranean Region MESAEP: Problems and Solutions Book of Abstracts, 474 pp., Bari, Italy, October 7-11, 2009.

·       N.Sych, A.Puziy, Z.Aktas, E.Yagmur, S.Stavitskaya, S.Trofymenko, M.Kovtun, "Porous Structure Peculiarities Of Novel Lignocellulosic Precursor – Dogwood Stone", XIV All-Russian Symposium With The Participation Of Foreign Scientists «Actual Problems Of Adsorption Theory, Porosity And Adsorptive Selectivity", 158 pp., Moscow-Klyaz’ma, April 26-30, 2010.

·         E.Yagmur, M.S.Tunc, Z.Aktas, "Preparation of Activated Carbon from Pretreated Mixed Southern Hardwoods", 6th Chemical Engineering Conference for Collaborative Research in Eastern Mediterranean Countries (EMCC-6) Book of Abstracts", 250 pp., Antalya, Turkey, March 7-12, 2010.

·         I.Karaman, E.Yagmur, Z.Aktas, "Physical Activation of Soma Lignite and Characterisations", 6th Chemical Engineering Conference for Collaborative Research in Eastern Mediterranean Countries (EMCC-6) Book of Abstracts, 252 pp., Antalya, Turkey, March 7-12, 2010.

·         I.I.G.Inal, M.Ozmak, E.Yagmur, Z.Aktas, "Examination of Adsorptive Behaviour of Activated Carbon from Waste Tea by Chemical Activation with Microwave Energy", 6th Chemical Engineering Conference for Collaborative Research in Eastern Mediterranean Countries (EMCC-6) Book of Abstracts,  251 pp., Antalya, Turkey, March 7-12, 2010.

·         E.Yagmur, Z.Aktas, "Preparation of activated carbon with microwave heating in a teflon reactor”, 9th International Symposium on the Characterisation of Porous Solids - (IX COPS 2011) Book of Abstracts, 203 pp., Dresden/ Germany, June 5-8, 2011.

·         T.Aktar, I.I.G.Inal, E.Yagmur, N.Sych, V.V.Strelko, Z.Aktas, "Preparation and characterisation of activated carbon from dogwood stone with microwave pre-treatment", 9th International Symposium on Characterisation of Porous Solids (IX COPS 2011) Book of Abstracts, 205 pp., Dresden/ Germany, June 5-8, 2011.

·         E.Geyik, T.Aktar, E.Yagmur, Z.Aktas, "Preparation of activated carbons from various biomasses with H3PO4 activation using microwave radiation", 10th International Conference on Materials Chemistry (MC10) Book of Abstracts", AT_P35 pp., Manchester, UK, July 4-7, 2011.


 Papers delivered at national conferences and printed as proceedings:

  • E.Yağmur, A.Şenelt, A. Olcay, "Linyitlerin Metillendirilmelerinin Şişme Özelliklerine ve Çözünürlüklerine Etkisi", Proceedings of the 2nd. Turkish Chemical Engineering Congress, (in Turkish), Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey Vol.2, 1312-1315 pp., (September 9-13, 1996).
  • E.H.Şimşek, E.Yağmur, A.Şenelt, A.Olcay, "Kütahya-Seyitömer ve Muğla-Yatağan Linyitlerinin Hidrojenasyon Mekanizmasının Mikrodalga Enerji ile İncelenmesi Proceedings of the 2nd. Turkish Chemical Engineering Congress, (in Turkish), Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey Vol.2, 1322-1327 pp., September 9-13, 1996).
  • N.E.Agun, E.Yağmur, E.H.Şimşek,T.Toğrul, "Mikrodalga Enerji ile Kömür Sıvılaştırmasına Ön Şişirmenin Etkisi", Proceedings of the 5th Turkish Chemical Engineering Congress, (in Turkish), Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey, KT01 pp., (September 2-5, 2002).
  • E.Eray Celep, E.Yağmur, E.H.Şimşek, R.Alibeyli, T.Toğrul, "Kömür Model Bileşiklerinin Mikrodalga Enerji Etkisi ile Tetralinde Tepkime Mekanizmasının İncelenmesi", Proceedings of the 5th Turkish Chemical Engineering Congress, (in Turkish), Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey,  KT02 pp., (September 2-5, 2002).
  • R.Zervent, E.Yağmur, E.H.Şimşek, T.Toğrul, "Tunçbilek Linyitinin Mikrodalga Enerjisi ile Tetralinde Sıvılaştırılmasına Ön İşlemin Etkisi", Proceedings of the 5th Turkish Chemical Engineering Congress, (in Turkish), Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey, KTP21 pp., (September 2-5, 2002).
  • E.Yağmur, E.H.Şimşek, Z.Aktaş, T.Toğrul, "Mikrodalga Enerji ile Kömür Sıvılaştırmasına Demineralizasyonun Etkisi", Proceedings of the 6th Turkish Chemical Engineering Congress, (in Turkish), Ege University, Izmir, Turkey, KT018 pp, (September 7-10, 2004).
  • E.Yağmur, E.Gül, "Bazı Türk Kömürlerinin HCl ve HNO3 ile yıkandıktan sonra Mikrodalga Enerjisi ile Sıvılaştırılması", Proceedings of the 6th Turkish Chemical Engineering Congress, (in Turkish), Ege University, Izmir, Turkey,KT104 pp., (September 7-10, 2004).
  • E.Tiftik, E.Yağmur, E.H.Şimşek, T.Toğrul, "Çay Fabrikası Atığının Pirolizi", Proceedings of the 7th Turkish Chemical Engineering Congress, (in Turkish), Anadolu University, Eskişehir, Turkey ÇD 11 pp., (September 5-8, 2006).
  • M.Ozmak, E.Yağmur, S.E.İğde, Z.Aktaş, "Kömürlerin Isıl İşlemi Sırasında Fiziksel Ve Kimyasal Özelliklerinin Değişimi", Proceedings of the 7th Turkish Chemical Engineering Congress, (in Turkish), Anadolu University, Eskişehir, Turkey TE03 pp., (September 5-8, 2006).
  • T.S.Engin, E.Yağmur, E.H.Şimşek, "O-Metilleme Önişleminin, Kömürlerin Mikrodalga Enerji ile Sıvılaştırılması Üzerine Etkisi", Proceedings of the 7th Turkish Chemical Engineering Congress, (in Turkish), Anadolu University, Eskişehir, Turkey TE04 pp., (September 5-8, 2006).

·         I.I.Gurten, M. Ozmak, E.Yağmur, Z.Aktas, "Kullanılmış Çaydan K2CO3 Aktivasyonu ile Aktif Karbon Üretimi ve Karakterizasyonu", Proceedings of the 8th Turkish Chemical Engineering Congress, (in Turkish), Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey, ÇDT-04 pp., (August 26-29, 2008).

  • M.Ozmak, I.I.Gürten, E.Yağmur, Z.Aktaş, "Çay Atıklarından Aktif Karbon Üretimi ve Adsorpsiyon Proseslerinde Kullanımı", Proceedings of the 9th Turkish Chemical Engineering Congress, (in Turkish), Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey 363-364 pp., (June 22-25, 2010).

·         S.Türkoğlu, E.Yağmur, Z.Aktaş, "Ticari Aktif Karbonun İki Farklı Mikrodalga Sistemde Rejenerasyonu", Proceedings of the 9th Turkish Chemical Engineering Congress, (in Turkish), Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey, 761-762 pp., (June 22-25, 2010).

·         I.I.G.Inal, M.Ozmak, E.Yağmur, Z.Aktas, "İki Farklı Sistemde Çay Fabrikası Atığından Elde Edilen Aktif Karbonların Karakterizasyonu", Proceedings of the 9th Turkish Chemical Engineering Congress, (in Turkish), Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey, 745-746 pp., (June 22-25, 2010).

  • E.Yağmur, T.Aktar, S.Koçum, A.Şahin, Z.Aktas, "Ön İşlem Görmüş Çay Atığı ve Domates Bitkisinden Aktif Karbon Üretimi", 25th National Chemistry Congress with International Participation (in Turkish), Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey 100 pp., June 27 - July 2, 2011.
  • T. Aktar, E. Yağmur, Z. Aktaş, “Biyokütle ve Bileşenlerinin TGA-FTIR Birleşik Sisteminde İncelenmesi”, 25th National Chemistry Congress with International Participation (in Turkish), Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey, 256 pp. June 27 - July 2, 2011.
  • Y. Gökçe, E. Yağmur, Z. Aktaş, “Çay Atığından Üretilen Aktif Karbonların HNO3 ile Yüzey Modifikasyonu”, Proceedings of the 10th Turkish Chemical Engineering Congress, (in Turkish), Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey, , İstanbul, (September 3-6, 2012).
  • I.I. Gürten İnal, M. Ozmak, E. Yağmur, Z. Aktaş, “Çay atığından İki Farklı Kimyasal Aktivasyon Aracı Kullanılarak Elde Edilen Aktif Karbonların Yüzey Özelliklerinin Karşılaştırılması” Proceedings of the 10th Turkish Chemical Engineering Congress, (in Turkish), Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey (September 3-6, 2012)
  • E. Özbek, E. Yağmur, Z. Aktaş,10. Ulusal Kimya Mühendisliği Kongresi (UKMK-10), “V2O5 Katalizörlüğünde Tetralinin Mikrodalga Isıtma ile Oksidasyonunun İncelenmesi” Proceedings of the 10th Turkish Chemical Engineering Congress, (in Turkish), Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey, 105 pp., (September 3-6, 2012)

 Patent:

·       Aktas, Z., Yagmur, E., Ozmak, M., 2010, “The effect of microwave energy on production of activated carbon from waste tea”, Turkish Patent Institute (TPI), Patent No: TR 2006 07179B.