Primary research interest is on physiochemical operations in water, wastewater and hazardous waste treatment systems.
Current research focuses on hazardous waste management;
Applications of membranes processes for drinking water treatment and industrial wastewater treatment/reclamation;
Integrated pollution prevention and control, and understanding of disinfection by-product formation in water treatment.
Ph.D. METU, Department of Environmental Engineering, 1988
M.S. University of Pittsburgh, Department of Chemical Engineering, 1982
B.S. METU, Department of Chemical Engineering, 1981
Grants and Awards:
Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, Middle East Technical University; 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
Tarık Somer Academic Achievement Award, Middle East Technical University, 2003.
Vakıfbank Achievement Award, Middle East Technical University, 1999.
TUBİTAK Incentive Award, Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey, 1997.
NATO Scientific Affairs Division, Fellowship to be associated with the CCMS (Committee on the Challenges of Modern Society) Pilot Project on Pollution Prevention Strategies for Sustainable Development, 1993-1995.
Prof. Dr. Mustafa Parlar Foundation, 1994-1995 Academic Year, Educator of the Year Award.
Research Assistantship, University of Pittsburgh, 1981-1982.
She has conducted and completed dozens of national and international projects.
Wastewater and Hazardous Waste Treatment Systems