Prof. Dr. Aysel Atımtay

Prof. Dr. Aysel Atımtay
 
Interest Areas
Air pollution assessment and control,
Air quality modelling,
Gas clean-up and development of sorbent for sulfurous gases,
Research on hazardous wastes,
Clean energy production by using Biomass-Agricultural wastes.
E-mail: aatimtay {at} metu.edu.tr
Phone: +90-312-210-5879  Fax: 90-312-210-2646 

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering (1961-1965) with High Honors, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Master of Science in Chemical Engineering (1966-1968), Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, U.S.A. Supervisor: Professor William N. Gill.
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering (1969-1975), Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey Supervisor: Professor Temel Cakaloz (from Middle East Technical University, Ankara).
  • Post Doctoral Studies (June, 1978 - December, 1978), University of Cambridge, Chemical Engineering Department, Cambridge, UK. Supervisor: Professor John F. Davidson.

Work Experience

  • Research Engineer, Foxboro Company, Boston, MA, U. S. A. (1968-1969)
  • Instructor, Hacettepe University, Chemical Engineering Department, Ankara, Turkey. (1969-1976).
  • Assistant Professor, Middle East Technical University, Environmental Engineering Department, Ankara, Turkey (1976-1981).
  • Associate Professor, Tulane University, Chemical Engineering Department, New Orleans, LA, USA  (1981-1989).
  • Faculty Research Participant (Fellowship), U. S. Department of Energy, Morgantown Energy Technology Center, Morgantown, WV, USA   (August 1989- August 1990).
  • Associate Professor, Middle East Technical University, Environmental Engineering Department, Ankara, Turkey (October 1990 - September 1992). 
  • Professor, Middle East Technical University, Environmental Engineering Department, Ankara, Turkey (Sept. 1992 – June 2011).
  • Emeritus Professor, Middle East Technical University, Environmental Engineering Department, Ankara, Turkey   (July 2011 – present).

Courses Taught

Courses Taught in METU, Ankara, Turkey (1990-2014):

  • ENVE 201- Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering Processes
  • ENVE 307- Air Pollution
  • ENVE 316- Air Pollution Laboratory
  • ENVE 330- Environmental Engineering (Non-Engineering Students)
  • ENVE 413- Air Pollution Control
  • ENVE 426- Air Pollution Modeling
  • ENVE 505- Industrial Air Pollution
  • ENVE 707- Energy and the Environment

Courses Taught in Tulane University, LA, USA (1981-1990):

  • Transport Phenomena
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Fluidization

Awards

  • Atimtay, A.T., Fulbright Scholarship (during M.Sc. studies)
  • Atimtay, A.T., NATO/CCMS Fellow for “Pollution Prevention Strategies for Sustainable Development”, June 1992-June 1994.
  • Atimtay, A.T., NATO/CCMS Fellow for "Cleaner Products and Processes", Sept. 1998-Sept. 2002.
  • Atimtay, A.T., The Thomas Kuhn Pin “As Hope for Sustainable Region”, from The International Union of Air Pollution and Environmental Protection Associations (IUAPPA) and the International Academy of Science, 2001.
  • Poster Award for Paper: Chaudhary, M. T., Atimtay, A.T., “Determination of Exposure Levels of Humans to PM Emissions in Iskenderun Region by Dispersion Modelling”, 12th International Symposium on Environmental Pollution and Its Impact on Life in the Mediterranean Region (MESAEP), 4-8 October, 2003, Antalya, Turkey.
  • Atimtay, A.T., ECO Excellence Award 2004. From Economic Cooperation Organization for “Agriculture and Environment”.

National Awards

  • Ayşegül Aksoy ve A.T. Atimtay, Prof. Dr.Mustafa Parlar Foundation Award for the "Best M.Sc. Thesis", 1995.
  • Murat Varol ve A.T. Atimtay, ODTÜ, Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Tez Ödülü (M.Sc. Thesis), 2007.
  • Murat Varol ve A.T. Atimtay, ODTÜ, Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Tez Ödülü (Ph.D. Thesis), 2014.

Positions Held

  • Head of the Environmental Engineering Department, METU, Ankara, Turkey (Nov. 1994 – Nov.1997)
  • Member of the Engineering Faculty, Executive Committee (elected), METU, Ankara, Turkey (Oct. 1998 – Oct.2001)
  • Chairperson of the Board- Association of Turkish Cement Producers  (TCMB), Council for Quality and Environment (KCK) (June 2005- July 2011)

Membership in Professional Societies

  • Senior Member, American Institute of Chem. Eng. (AIChE), 1982- present 
  • Member, American Chemical Society, 1982-1990
  • Member, Association of Turkish Amer. Scientists, 1985-1990
  • Founder and the Executive Committee Member, Turkish National Committee on Air Pollution Research and Control, 1992- present
  • Member, IGIP, 1999- 2001.
  • Member of the “Council for Quality and Environment” of the Turkish Cement Association (TCMB), 1997- June 2011
  • Member of Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA), 2003-present
  • Member of MESAEP, July 2004- present

Papers Published in International Journals

  • Atimtay, A. T.,Cakaloz, T., "An Investigation on Gas Mixing in a Fluidized Bed," Powder Technology, 20, 1-7 (1978).
  • Atimtay, A. T., Gill, W. N. ," The Effect of  Free Stream Concentration on Heat and Binary Mass Transfer with Thermodynamic Coupling in Forced Convection on a Flat Plate," Chem. Eng. Sci. , 36 , 1001-1008 (1981)
  • Atimtay, A. T., Gill, W. N. ," The Effect of  Free Stream Concentration on Heat and Binary Mass Transfer with Thermodynamic Coupling in Forced Convection on a Rotating Disc," Chem. Eng. Comm., Vol. 34, 161 (1985)
  • Atimtay, A. T., "Combustion of Volatile Matter in Fluidized Beds," Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 26 (No. 3), 452  (1987).
  • Atimtay, A. T., Gasper-Galvin, L.D. and Poston, J. A.,"Novel Supported Sorbent for Hot Gas Desulfurization", Environ. Sci. Technol. , 27 (No.7) , 1295-1303   (1993).
  • Gasper-Galvin, L. D., Atimtay, A. T., Raghubir, P. G., "Zeolite-Supported Metal Oxide Sorbents for Hot-Gas Desulfurization", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., Vol. 37, pp. 4157-4166 (1998).
  • Atimtay, A. T., Emri, S., Bagci, T., Demir, A.U., “Urban CO Exposure and Its Health Effects on Traffic Policemen in Ankara”, Environ. Research, Vol. 82 , pp. 222-230, 2000.
  •  Atimtay, A. T., “Cleaner Energy Production with Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle Systems and Use of Metal Oxide Sorbents for H2S Cleanup From Coal Gas”, Clean Products and Processes, Vol.2 (4), pp. 197-208, 2001.
  • Canpolat, B.R., Atimtay, A. T., Munlafalioglu, I., Kalafatoglu, E., Ekinci, E., “Emission Factors of Cement Industry in Turkey”, Water, Air and Soil Pollution, Vol.138, pp.235-252, 2002. 
  • Topcu, S., Incecik, S., Atimtay, A. T., “Chemical Composition of Rainwater at EMEP Station in Ankara, Turkey”, Atmospheric Research, Vol. 65(1-2), p.77-92, 2002.
  • Topal, H., Atimtay, A. T., Durmaz, A., “Olive Cake Combustion in a Circulating Fluidized Bed”, Fuel, 82 (2003), pp.1049-1056.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “A Global Outlook to the Carbon Dioxide Emissions in the World and Emission Factors of the Thermal Power Plants in Turkey”, Water, Air and Soil Pollution: Focus, 3 (No. 5-6), (2003), pp. 325-335.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Bayram, A., Bilgili, S., Bolcu, E., Demircioglu, H., Dincer, F., Fischer, K., Güvener, M., Homans, W.J., Müezzinoglu, A., Şahin, M., Sanalan, T., Tok, E., “Odorous Emissions and Immissions Management Policy in Turkey: A National Initiative”, VDI- Berichte 1850, p. 61, 17-19, 2004.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Çağlar, O., “Use of Clinoptilolite for Odour Removal from Restaurant Emissions”, VDI- Berichte 1850, p. 299, 2004.
  • Güvener, M., Atimtay, A. T., Dincer, F., Muezzinoglu, A., “Immission Measurements and Odour Percentage Determination around a Sugar Beet Factory in Ankara”, VDI- Berichte 1850, p. 289, 2004.
  • Toraman, O.Y., Topal, H., Bayat, O., Atimtay, A. T., “The Emission Characteristics of Co-combustion of Sewage Sludge with Olive Cake and Lignite Coal in a Circulating Fluidized Bed”, J. Environ. Sci. Health, Part A., Vol. A39, No. 4, pp. 969-982, 2004.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Topal, H., “Co-Combustion of Olive Cake with Lignite Coal in a Circulating Fluidized Bed”, Fuel, Vol. 83 (7- 8), pp. 859-867, 2004.
  • Kaynak, B., Topal, H., Atimtay, A. T., “Peach and Apricot Stone Combustion in a Bubbling Fluidized Bed”, Fuel Processing and Technology, 86, p.1175-1193,2005.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Environmental Engineering Education at the Middle East technical University, Ankara, Turkey”, Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 8, p.15-19, 2006.
  • Chaudhary, M.T., Atimtay, A. T., “Determination of Exposure Levels of Humans to PM Emissions in Iskenderun Region by Dispersion Modeling”, Environmental Research, Engineering and Management, 37 (3), p.13-21, 2006.
  • Varol, M., Atimtay, A. T., “Combustion of Coal and Olive Cake in a Bubling Fluidized Bed with Secondary Air Injection”, Fuel, 86 (10-11), p.1430-1438, 2007.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Kaynak, B., “Co-combustion of Peach and Apricot Stone in a Bubbling Fluidized Bed”, Fuel Processing and Technology, 89 (2), p. 183-197, 2008.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Varol, M., “Investigation of Co-Combustion of Coal and Olive Cake in a Bubbling Fluidized Bed with Secondary Air Injection”, Fuel, 88 (6), p. 1000-1008, 2009.
  • Yurdakul-Yorulmaz, S., Atimtay, A. T., “Investigation of combustion kinetics of treated and untreated waste wood samples with thermogravimetric analysis”, Fuel Processing Technology, 90 (7-8), p. 939-946, 2009.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Combustion of Agro-Waste with Coal in a Fluidized Bed”, Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, DOI : 10.1007/s10098-009-0220-9. To be printed in 2009. Springer-Verlag.
  • Akpulat, O., Varol, M., Atimtay, A. T., “Effect of freeboard extension on co-combustion of coal and olive cake in a fluidized bed combustor”, Bioresource Technology, 101, 6177-6184, 2010.
  •  Varol, M., Atimtay, A. T., Bay, B., Olgun, H., “Investigation of co-combustion characteristics of low quality lignite coals and biomass with thermogravimetric analysis”, Thermochimica Acta, 510, 195-201, 2010.
  • Yurdakul, S., Atimtay, A. T., “Investigation of Kinetics and Oxidative Thermodegredation Properties of Waste Telephone Pole Samples Treated with Metal Salts”, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, Vol:35, 23, 2257-2263, 2013.
  • Yurdakul, S., Atimtay, A. T., “Investigation of emissions from thermal oxidation of waste wood samples using spectral methods”, International Journal of Global Warming (Accepted) 2013.
  • Varol, M., Atimtay, A. T., Olgun, H., Atakul, H., “Emission characteristics of co-combustion of a low calorie and high sulfur-lignite coal and woodchips in a circulating fluidized bed combustor: Part 1. Effect of excess air ratio”, Fuel, 117, 792-800, 2014.
  • Varol, M., Atimtay, A. T., Olgun, “Emission characteristics of co-combustion of a low calorie and high sulfur-lignite coal and woodchips in a circulating fluidized bed combustor: Part 2. Effect of secondary air and its location”, Fuel,130,1-9, 2014.

Patents

  • Atimtay, A. T., Gasper-Galvin, L. D.,"Hot Gas Desulfurization Sorbent", U. S. Patent, No. 5,227,351 , July 13, 1993.

Papers Presented and Published in International Proceedings

  • Atimtay, A. T., "Sulfur Dioxide Release Rate from Lignitic Coals in a Fluidized Bed Combustor," Paper presented at the VI. Intn. Symposium on Combustion Processes, Wroclaw, Poland, Aug., 1979.
  • Atimtay, A. T., "Fluidized Bed Combustion of a High Sulfur Lignite and Investigation of the Effectiveness of Various Additive Materials in Sulfur Dioxide Absorption." Alternative Energy Sources IV , Vol. 6, p. 311-328, Ann Arbor Sci., Ann Arbor, Michigan (1982)
  • Atimtay, A. T., Gill, W. N., " The Effect of Free Stream Concentration on Heat and Binary Mass Transfer With Thermodynamic Coupling in Forced Convection on a Rotating Disc," Paper presented at the Third Pacific Chemical Engineering Conference (PACHEC III), May 8-11, 1983, Seoul, Korea.
  • Atimtay, A. T., "Combustion of High Ash Coals in Fluidized Beds," Fluidization IV, Eds: D. Kunii and R. Toei, Engineering Foundation, New York, p. 419, 1983.
  • Atimtay, A. T., " Combustion of High Ash Coals in Fluidized Beds," Paper presented at the Fourth Engineering Foundation Conference on Fluidization, May 29-June 3, 1983, Kashikojima, Japan.
  • Atimtay, A. T., " A Novel Approach to Gas Distribution Into Fluidized Bed Systems: Perforated Flexible Distributor," Paper presented at the 4th European Conference on Fluidization, Toulouse, France, Sept. 18-20, 1985.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Weaver, R. E. C., Murray, J. G., "Quantitative Characterization of Hazardous Waste Incinerator Performance: Model Components Viewed in the Context of Exchange Among Equilibrium Reaction Zones" Paper presented at the 1985 Annual Meeting of AIChE, Chicago, IL, November 10-15, 1985.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Gordon, C. G., 'Kinetics of Limestone - Hydrogen Sulfide Reaction for Large Particles," Paper presented at the 1985 AIChE Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, November 10-15, 1985. (Won the Third Prize in the Student Papers Contest of AIChE Environmental Division)
  • John, V. T., Atimtay, A. T., Chen, J.K., "Deactivation Models for Composite Catalysts with Uniform Distribution of Active Materials," Paper presented at the 1986 Annual Meeting of AIChE, Miami Beach, FL,  November  2-7, 1986.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Littlefield, L. S., "The Use of Zinc Oxide Supported on Zeolite for Removal of Hydrogen Sulfide From Coal Gas," Paper presented at the ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, August 30 - September 4, 1987.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Gill, W. N., " Comparison of the Effect of Free Stream Concentration on Heat and binary Mass Transfer for Plane Stagnation Flow with Flow Over a Flat Plate," Paper presented at the AIChE Annual Meeting, New York, NY, November 15-20, 1987.
  • Gasper-Galvin, L.D., Poston, J.A., and Atimtay, A. T., "Novel Supported Hot Gas Desulfurization  Sorbents: Zinc Oxide on Zeolite", Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Gasification and Gas Stream Cleanup Systems Contractors Review Meeting, Editors: R.A. Johnson and T.P. Dorchak, DOE/METC - 89/6107 , Vol. II, p.563, 1989.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Gasper-Galvin, L.D., and Poston, J.A., "A Supported Sorbent for Hot Gas Desulfurization," Preprints, Fuel Chemistry Division, American Chemical Society, Vol.35, No. 1, p. 104, Boston, MA (1990).
  • Gasper-Galvin, L.D. and Atimtay, A. T., "Novel Supported Hot Gas Desulfurization Sorbents," Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Gasification and Gas Stream Cleanup Systems Contractors Review Meeting, Editors: L.K. Rath and R.C. Bedick, DOE/METC- 90/6108, Vol. II, p.595, 1990.
  • Atimtay, A. T., "Desulfurization of Coal Gas at High Temperatures with Regenerable Sorbents," Presentation in NATO Advanced Study Institute on Catalytic Solids Fuel Conversion for the Production of Clean Synthetic Fuels, July 21-August 3, 1991, Akçay, Türkiye.
  • Gasper-Galvin, L.D. and Atimtay, A. T., "Zeolite  Supported  Copper  Sorbents for Hot Gas Desulfurization," Paper presented in the Summer AIChE Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, August 1991.
  • Atimtay, A. T., "Use of Zeolites as Support Material for Regenerable Sorbents" Paper presented at the NATO/ ASI on Multifunctional Mesoporous Inorganic Solids, April 5-17, 1992, Sintra, Portugal.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “A Comparative Study of the Environmental Law in Türkiye," in Environmental Geotechnology, Editors: M. A. Usmen and Y. B. Acar, p.21-26, Balkema Publishers, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 1992.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Muezzinoglu, A. ve Sarikaya, H. S., " Pollution Prevention Studies for the Organized Industrial Estates in Turkey", NATO/CCMS Pilot Study Workshop on Pollution Prevention Techniques and Technologies, April 27-29, 1993, Graz, Austria.
  • Atimtay, A. T., "Flue Gas Desulfurization Practices in Turkey", Symposium on Business Opportunuties in Environmental Issues in Turkey (organized by MIM), May 1993, New York , U. S. A.
  • Atimtay, A. T., "Status Report on the Control of Air Pollution from Fuel Combustion", NATO/CCMS Pilot Study Workshop on Evaluation of Pollution Control Technology for Coal Combustion, June 1993, York, England.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Aksoy, A., "Cleaner Energy Production Technologies for Fossil Fuels", NATO/ Advanced Research Workshop on Cleaner Technologies and Cleaner Products for Sustainable Development, September 12 -15, 1994, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Tuzuner, S., "Pollution Control from Fossil Fuel Combustion Systems in Turkey", NATO/CCMS Pilot Study Workshop on Evaluation of Pollution Control Technology for Coal Combustion, June 23-26, 1996, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Water Management in Turkey“, International Workshop on "Environmental Management in Mediterranean Area", Organized by METU, Turkey and MAICH, Hania, Greece, Ankara, June 1997.
  • Atimtay, A., Kayin, S., “Air Pollution Modelling Studies in the City of Ankara”, Air Quality Management at Urban, Regional and Global Scales, Vol.1, p. 432-436,  Sept. 23-26, 1997, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Emri, S., Bagci, T., Artvinli,M, "Urban CO Exposure and its Health Effects on Traffic Policemen in Ankara", Proceedings of the IUTOX VIII th Congress on Toxicology, Carbon Monoxide: The Unnoticed Poison of the 21st Century, pp. 95-101, July 3-4, 1998, Dijon, France.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Ergul, C., Dabanli, A., "Improvements in Emissions by Using Natural Gas in Ankara and Future Scenarios for Residential Heating", 11th World Clean Air and Environment Congress, Vol. 5, Paper 14G-5,  Sep 13-18, 1998, Durban, South. Africa.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Cleaner Energy Production with Combined Cycle Sysytems”, NATO/CCMS Meeting on Clean Products and Processes, March 21-25, 1999, Belfast, N. Ireland.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Hazardous Waste Incineration in Turkey”, II. Incineration and Flue Gas Treatment Symposium, July 3-10, 1999, Sheffield, England.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Environmental Engineering Education in METU”, 28th Engineering Education Symposium, Sept. 20-24, 1999, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Cleaner Production with Combined Cycle Systems”, Expert Report to NATO/CCMS Pilot Study on Clean Production and Processes, May 2000, Kopenhagen, Denmark.
  • Topcu, S.,. Incecik, S., Atimtay, A. T., “An Investigation of Ionic Composition of Rainwater in Cubuk, Ankara, Turkey”, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Atmospheric Deposition and Impact on Ecosystems (Organized by IUPAC), pp.176, Israel, 2000.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Ergul, C., “An Investigation Towards Solving Urban Air Pollution Problem : Solar Energy in Ankara”, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on ECOBALANCE, Vol.I, pp. 391-395, October 2000, Japan.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Topcu, S., Incecik, S., “An Investigation of Lead, Cadmium and Vanadium Concentrations in Fine Particles Originating from Anthropogenic Sources at EMEP Station in Ankara”, Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Atmospheric Sciences and Applications to Air Quality, Vol. I, Paper 7C.5, November 2000, Taiwan.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Emission Inventory in the City of Ankara”, Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Atmospheric Sciences and Applications to Air Quality, Vol. I, Paper 7C.5, November 2000, Taiwan.
  • Atimtay, A. T. and Saricicek, E. V., “Environmental Effects of the Copper Mining Activities in Lefke and Karadag Region of Northern Cyprus: Present Status”, Paper presented at the International Conference on European Environmental Policy and the Case of Cyprus Mines, Feb. 15-16, 2001, Lefke, T.R.N.C.
  • Can, A., Atimtay, A. T., “Türkiye’deki Ortalama Sıcaklık Verilerinin Zaman Serisi Analizi”, SEMOR II. Uluslararası İstatistik Konferansı, 2-6 Mayıs 2001, Belek, Antalya, Bildiriler Kitabı, s. 4-8.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Investigation of Air Quality in Closed Parking Garages in Ankara”, Proceedings of the Second  International Symposium on Air Quality Management at Urban, Regional and Global Scales (AQM 2001), 25-28 September 2001,  Istanbul, Turkey,  pp.220-227.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Carbon Dioxide and Other Emissions From Energy Sector in Turkey”, Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Air Quality Management at Urban, Regional and Global Scales (AQM 2001), 25-28 September 2001, Istanbul, Turkey,  pp.690-697.
  • Canpolat, B.R., Atimtay, A. T., Munlafalioglu, I., Kalafatoglu, E., Ekinci, E.,  “Renewed Emission Factors of Cement Industry in Turkey”, Proceedings of the Second  International Symposium on Air Quality Management at Urban, Regional and Global Scales (AQM 2001), 25-28 September 2001, Istanbul, Turkey,  pp.587-594.
  • Topcu, S., Atimtay, A. T., Incecik, S., Kahya, C. “Background Concentrations of  Lead, Cadmium and Vanadium in air Measured at The EMEP Station of Turkey”, Proceedings of the Second  International Symposium on Air Quality Management at Urban, Regional and Global Scales (AQM 2001), 25-28 September 2001,  Istanbul, Turkey,  pp.675-679.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “The Role of Biomass in Sustainable Development”, Paper presented at NATO/ARW on From Transitional Economy to Sustainable Development, 20-26 October, 2001, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, pp. 99-103.
  • Topal, H., Atimtay, A. T., Durmaz, A., “Olive Cake Combustion in a Circulating Fluidized Bed”, 7th International Conference on Circulating Fluidized Beds, 5-8 May, 2002, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Reuse of Waste Materials of Iron-Steel Industries and Development of Sorbents from These Materials for Adsorption of Hydrogen Sulfide in Waste Gases”, Expert Report to NATO/CCMS Pilot Study on Clean Production and Processes, 12-16 May 2002, Vilnius, Lithuania.
  • Sarıçiçek, E.V., Atimtay, A. T., “Reuse of Waste Materials of Iron-Steel Industry for Adsorption of Hydrogen Sulfide in Waste Gases”, ISWA 2002, 8-12 Temmuz, 2002, İstanbul, Vol. 1, p.483-490.
  • Topçu, S., Atimtay, A. T., Incecik, S., “Spatial Variation of Ionic Components Over the South-East Europe”, ISWA 2002, 8-12 Temmuz, 2002, İstanbul, Vol.4, p.2113-2120.
  • Bolcu, E., Fischer, K., Atimtay, A. T., “New Aspects of Biological Waste Gas Purification Systems”, ISWA 2002, 8-12 Temmuz, 2002, İstanbul, Vol.5, p.2571-2578.
  • Topal, H., Toraman, Ö. Y., Atimtay, A. T., “The Emission Characteristics of Co-Combustion of Sewage Sludge with Olive Cake and Lignite Coal in a Circulating Fluidized Bed”, ISWA 2002, 8-12 Temmuz, 2002, İstanbul, Vol.5, p.2579-2586.
  • Chaudhary, M. T., Atimtay, A. T., “Modeling of Air Pollution and Development of Air Quality Management Plan for Iskenderun Region in Turkey”, 26th NATO/CCMS International Technical Meeting on Air Pollution Modeling and Its Applications, 26-30 May, 2003, Istanbul, Turkey, p.45-53.
  • Sarıçiçek, E.V., Atimtay, A. T.,  “Utilization of Metal Oxide-Containing Waste Materials from Zinc Industries for Sorption of Hydrogen Sulfide”, AWMA’s 96th Annual Conference and Exhibition, 22-26 June, 2003, San Diego, CA, USA, Paper 69720.
  • Chaudhary, M. T., Atimtay, A. T., “Exposure of Humans to SO2 Emissions in an Iron-Steel Industry Region in South-Eastern Turkey”, 12th International Symposium on Environmental Pollution and Its Impact on Life in the Mediterranean Region, 4-8 October, 2003, Antalya, Turkey, p. 307.
  • Chaudhary, M. T., Atimtay, A. T., “Determination of Exposure Levels of Humans to PM Emissions in Iskenderun Region by Dispersion Modeling”, 12th International Symposium on Environmental Pollution and Its Impact on Life in the Mediterranean Region, 4-8 October, 2003, Antalya, Turkey, p.169.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Chaudhary, M. T., “Air Pollution Due to NOx Emissions in an Iron-Steel Industry Region in South-Eastern Turkey and Emission Reduction Strategies”, 13th World Clean Air and Environmental Protection Congress, 22-27 August, 2004, London, U.K., Paper # 152.
  • Chaudhary, M. T., Atimtay, A. T., “Management of Air Quality in Iron-Steel Industry Region in South-Eastern Turkey and Emission Inventory of Several Pollutants”, 13th World Clean Air and Environmental Protection Congress, 22-27 August, 2004, London, U.K., Paper # 114.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Muezzinoglu, A., “Drafting Regulations for Air Quality Improvement”, 13th World Clean Air and Environmental Protection Congress, 22-27 August, 2004, London, U.K., Paper # 420.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “A Study of Volatile Organic Carbon Pollution on a University Campus Due to Traffic”, 13th World Clean Air and Environmental Protection Congress, 22-27 August, 2004, London, U.K., Paper # 154. 
  • Atimtay, A. T., Incecik, S., “Air Pollution Problem in Istanbul, Turkey and Strategical Efforts in Air Quality Management”, 13th World Clean Air and Environmental Protection Congress, 22-27 August, 2004, London, U.K., Paper # 151.
  • Can, A., Atimtay, A. T., “Time Series Analysis of Mean Temperature Data in Turkey”, 13th World Clean Air and Environmental Protection Congress, 22-27 August, 2004, London, U.K., Paper # 147.
  • Can, A., Atimtay, A. T., “Carbon Dioxide Emission Inventory for Turkey”, 13th World Clean Air and Environmental Protection Congress, 22-27 August, 2004, London, U.K., Paper # 148.
  • Can, A., Atimtay, A. T., Tokdemir, T., “Investigation of Carbon Dioxide Uptake of Forests in Turkey with GIS”, 13th World Clean Air and Environmental Protection Congress, 22-27 August, 2004, London, U.K., Paper # 150.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Bayram, A., Bilgili, S., Bolcu, E., Demircioglu, H., Dincer, F., Fischer, K., Güvener, M., Homans, W.J., Müezzinoglu, A., Şahin, M., Sanalan, T., Tok, E., “Odorous Emissions and Immissions Management Policy in Turkey: A National Initiative”, Intn. Conference on Environmental Odour Management, VDI- Berichte 1850, p. 61, 17-19 Nov. 2004, Köln, Germany.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Çağlar, O., “Use of Clinoptilolite for Odour Removal from Restaurant Emissions”, Intn. Conference on Environmental Odour Management, VDI- Berichte 1850, p. 299, 17-19 Nov. 2004, Köln, Germany.
  • Güvener, M., Atimtay, A. T., Dincer, F., Muezzinoglu, A., “Immission Measurements and Odour Percentage Determination around a Sugar Beet Factory in Ankara”, Intn. Conference on Environmental Odour Management, VDI- Berichte 1850, p. 289, 17-19 Nov. 2004, Köln, Germany.
  • Sözeri, B., Altun Ö., Tüzün, M., Korkusuz, F., Atimtay, A., “Acute Pysical Effects of Active and Passive Smoking on Sedentary Male University Students Aged 18 – 25”, 10th ICHPER-SD European Congress, 17-21 November, 2004, Antalya, Paper#P090.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Atakan, Z.G., “A Comparison of the Application of BREFs in EU Member and Candidate Countries”, NATO-CCMS on Clean Products and Processes, 2-6 May 2004, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Duygulu, Y. B., Atimtay, A. T., “Color Removal From Textile Wastewaters by Changing Surface Properties of Adsorbent Material”, 1st International Symposium on Environmental Science and Technology, 25-28 Jan. 2005, New Orleans, USA.
  • Güvener, H. M.,Atimtay, A. T., “Immission Measurements and Odor Percentage Determination Around a Confined Animal Feeding Site in Ankara”, 25-28 Jan. 2005, New Orleans, USA.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Topal, H., “Agro-waste Combustion in a Circulating Fluidized Bed”, 8th International Conference on CFB, 10-13 May 2005, Hanhzhou, China.
  • Topal, H., Atimtay, A. T., “Co-combustion of Agricultural Wastes in a Circulating Fluidized Bed”, 8th International Conference on CFB, 10-13 May 2005, Hanhzhou, China.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Atakan, Z.G., “A Comparison of the Application of BREFs in EU Member Countries and in Turkey”, NATO-CCMS on Clean Products and Processes, 19-24 June 2005, Aelesund, Norway.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Sustainable Development: Turkish Perspective”, German-Turkish Conference on Sustainable Development, 31 Augt.-2 Sept. 2005, Jülich, Germany.
  • Önoğlu, İ., Atimtay, A. T., “Emission Factors of Non-methane Hydrocarbons for Some Widely Used Passenger Cars in Turkey”,  Proceedings of AQM 2005, p.858, 2005.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Wolfgang, J.M., Lohmeyer, A., Janicke, U., Odour Dispersion Modelling Around a Sugar Beet Factory in Ankara”, Proceedings of AQM 2005, p.976, 2005.
  • Can, A., Atimtay, A. T., “Estimation of Carbon Dioxide Concentration Over Mediterranean Area by Using Kriging method”, Proceedings of AQM 2005, p.1035, 2005.
  • Topçu, S., Atimtay, A. T., Incecik, S., Kahya, C., “Spatial Analysis of the Ionic Components Over Central and  Southeastern Europe, 1994-2002”, Proceedings of AQM 2005, p.1556, 2005.
  • Yorulmaz, S.Y., Atimtay, A. T., “Investigation of thermal kinetics and emissions of pine and MDF samples with TGA and FTIR instruments”, 9. Uluslararası Yanma Sempozyumu, Kırıkkale, 16-17 Kasım 2006, 121-132.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Duygulu, Y. B.,“Color Removal from Textile Wastewaters by Changing Surface Properties of Adsorbent Material”, NATO-CCMS on Clean Products and Processes, 7-12 May 2006, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Can, A., Atimtay, A. T., “CO2 Emission of Turkey’s Provinces and Districts with Respect to Industrial Classification”, Climate Change and the Middle East: Past, Present, Future (CCME 2006), 20-23 Nov., 2006, Istanbul, Istanbul. p.184-190.
  • Can, A., Atimtay, A. T., CO2 Emission of Turkey’s Provinces and Districts with respect to Industrial Classification: Cement Industry”, Int. Conference on Environment: Survival and Sustainability (ESS 2007), 19-24 Feb., 2007, Nicosia, N. Cyprus, p. 568.
  • Varol, M., Atimtay, A. T., Effect of Secondary Air Injection on the Co-Combustion of Olive Cake and Coal Mixtures in a Bubbling Fluidized Bed”, Int. Conference on Environment: Survival and Sustainability (ESS 2007), 19-24 Feb., 2007, Nicosia, N. Cyprus, p.249.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Solid Waste Management in Turkey I”, Presentation at WasteNet Meeting, 23-26 April 2007, Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Solid Waste Management in Turkey II”, Presentation at WasteNet Meeting, 10-14 March 2008, Valparaiso, Chile.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “The Role and the Importance of Biomass in Sustainable Development”, NATO-CCMS Meeting on Clean Products and Processes, 4-9 May 2008, Berlin, Germany.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Solid Waste Management in Turkey III, Presentation at WasteNet Meeting, 2-6 March 2009, Crutiba, Brazil.
  • Yurdakul-Yorulmaz, S., Atimtay, A. T., “Investigation of Combustion of Waste Biomass: Case Study for Telephone Poles Treated with Chemicals”, Paper No: GCGW-09-295, Global Conference on Global Warming 2009, July 6-9, 2009, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Yurdakul-Yorulmaz, S., Atimtay, A. T., “Effects of the chemical treatments on the combustion properties of the selected waste wood samples”, 2nd International Conference on Nuclear and Renewable Energy Resources, July 4-7, 2010, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Olgun, H., Atimtay, A. T., Varol, M., Gul, S., Bay, B., Kayahan, U., Atakul, H., Celebi, M.C., Cetinkaya, E., “Combustion of Lignite Coal in a Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustor”. Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Combustion and Energy Utilization, 4-8 May, 2010, Mugla University, Mugla-Turkey. p. 36-41
  • Akpulat, O., Varol, M., Atimtay, A. T., “Investigation of Emissions and Combustion Efficiency During Combustion and Co-combustion of Coal and Olive Cake in a Bubbling Fluidized Bed”. Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Combustion and Energy Utilization, 4-8 May, 2010, Mugla University, Mugla-Turkey. p. 60-66
  • Varol, M., Atimtay, A. T., Bay, B., Olgun, H., “A Study of Co-combustion Characteristics of Biomass Fuels and a Lignite Coal with Thermo Gravimetric Analysis”. Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Combustion and Energy Utilization, 4-8 May, 2010, Mugla University, Mugla-Turkey. p. 306-313
  • Varol, M., Akpulat, O., Atimtay, A. T., Olgun, H., “SO2 Capture in a Fluidized Bed Combustor with Limestone and the Effect of Olive Cake Addition on the SO2 Capture Efficiency”. Proceedings CD of Fifth International Ege Energy Symposium and Exhibition (IEESE-5), June 27-30, 2010, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey.
  • Varol, M., Celebi, M.C., Olgun, H., Atimtay, A. T., Atakul, H., Unlu, A., Bay, B., Kayahan, U., “Co-combustion of Various Biowastes with a High-Sulfur Turkish Lignite in a Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustor”, Proceedings CD of 27th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, October 11-14, 2010, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Celebi, M.C., Atimtay, A. T., Varol, M., Olgun, H., Atakul, H., Bay, B., Kayahan, U., Unlu, A., Bardakcioglu, G., Ozcan, M., “Co-combustion of Various Agrowastes with a High-Sulfur Turkish Lignite in a Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustor: Effect of Air Staging on Pollutants along the Combustor”. Proceedings CD of 5th International Conference on Clean Coal Technologies, 8-12 May, 2011, Zaragoza-Spain.
  • Varol, M., Atimtay, A. T., Celebi, M.C., Olgun, H., Atakul, H., Kayahan, U., Bay, B., Unlu, A., “Co-combustion of Hazelnut Shells with a High-Sulfur Turkish Lignite in a Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustor with Air Staging”. Proceedings CD of II. International Conference on Air Pollution and Control (CAPAC-II), September 19-23, 2011, Antalya, Turkey.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Varol, M., Olgun, H., Kayahan, U., Unlu, A., Atakul, H. (2012). “Effect of Various Biowastes on Emissions in Combustion of Lignite Coal in a Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustor”. Proceedings of Environmental Science and Technology, Volume 1. Edts: George Sorial and Jihua Hong, American Science Press, 25-29 June 2012, Houston, USA, PP.478. ISBN: 9780976885351.
  • Varol, M., Atimtay, A. T., Olgun, H., Atakul, H. (2012). “Effect of Secondary Air and Its Location on Emissions for Co-combustion of Lignite Coal and Olive Cake in a Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustor”. Proceedings CD of 6th International Ege Energy Symposium and Exhibition, June 28-30, 2012, Izmir, Turkey.
  • Yurdakul-Yorulmaz, S., Atimtay, A. T., “Comparison of the Thermal Properties and Kinetics of the Selected Waste Wood Samples in Two Different Atmospheres”, Abstract book, Global Conference on Global Warming 2012, 8-12 July 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Can, A., Atimtay, A. T., “Spatial Distribution of CO2 Emissions in Turkey on District and Province Basis”, Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Air Quality Management at Urban, Regional and Global Scales (AQM 2012), 10-13 September 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Varol, M., Atimtay, A. T., “Investigation of the Effect of Biomass-Limestone Interaction on the Ash Composition for Co-combustion of a Lignite Coal and Olive Cake in a Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustor”. 29th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, Volume 2, p. 1412-1438, 15-18 October 2012, Pittsburgh, PA-USA.
  • Varol, M., Atimtay, A. T., Olgun, H., Atakul, H., “Effect of Excess Air Ratio on Flue Gas Emissions for Co-combustion of a Lignite Coal and Woodchips in a Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustor”. 29th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, Volume 2, p. 1213-1228, 15-18 October 2012, Pittsburgh, PA-USA.
  • Varol, M., Atimtay, A., Olgun, H., “Effect of Secondary Air and Its Location on Emissions for Co-combustion of Lignite Coal and Woodchips in a Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustor”. 21st European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 2DV.3.50, June 03-07, 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark. ISBN: 978-88-89407-53-0
  • Atak, O., Atimtay, A. T., Sanin, F. Dilek, “Assessment of Sewage Sludge Samples from Different Treatment Processes for a Possible Use in Energy Recovery”, EURASIA 2014, 28-30 April 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.

Papers Published in National Journals

  • Sürücü, G., Atimtay, A. T., Corapcıoğlu, O. , "Investigation and Treatability of Wastewater of Ammunition and Metal Plating Industries," Middle East Technical University., J. of Applied  Sciences, 1 , 5 , No. 4 (1978)
  • Atimtay, A. T., and Yetis, U. , "ChemicalTreatment Methods for Industrial Wastewater", Endustrial Atiksu Aritimi, Editors: A. Tanyolac and S.S. Celebi, TMMOB Kimya Muhendisleri Odasi, Ankara Subesi, Ankara, 1992. (In Turkish)
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Biyokütlenin Temiz Enerji Eldesinde Kullanımı”, Enerji Dünyası (Dünya Enerji Konseyi Türk Milli Komitesi Bülteni), Sayı 37, Ağustos 2001, s.16-24. (In Turkish)
  • Sözer, B., Altun, Ö., Tüzün, M., Korkusuz, F., Atimtay, A. T., “18-25 Yaş Grubundaki Sağlıklı Erkek Bireylerde Aktif ve Pasif Sigara İçiminin Kısa Vadede Fiziksel Etkilerinin İncelenmesi”, Gazi Beden Eğitimi ve Spor Bilimleri Dergisi (Gazi-BESBD), XIII, 2, s. 3-12, 2008. (In Turkish)

Presentations in National Conferences

  • Atimtay, A. T. and Çakaloz, T., "Gas Mixing in Fluidized Beds," Paper presented at V. National Conference of Turkish Scientific And Technical Research Council, Ankara, October, 1976.
  • Atimtay, A. T., "Fluidized Combustion of Low Calorie Lignite to Prevent Atmospheric Pollution," Paper presented at VI. National Conference of Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council, Ankara, October, 1977.
  • Atimtay, A. T., "Fluidized Bed Combustion of Low Grade Materials to Prevent Atmospheric Pollution," Paper presented at the I. National Environmental Engineering Symposium, Ankara, January 1979.
  • Atimtay, A. T., "Energy Production with Integrated Gas and Steam Turbine System: Recent Developments," Yanma ve Hava Kirliliği Kontrolu I. Ulusal Sempozyumu, Editors: G. Doğu, B.Z. Uysal, M. Çulfaz,  pp.138-153,  Ankara, 1991
  • Atimtay, A. T., "Yüksek Sicaklık Gazlarından Kükürtlü Hidrojen Giderilmesi, "Kömür Teknolojisi ve Kullanımı konusunda TKİ nın düzenlediği seminer, 16 -18 Ekim 1991, Didim, Aydın.
  • Atimtay, A. T.,"Turkiye ve Avrupa Toplulugu Ulkelerindeki Hava Kalitesinin Korunmasi Yonetmeliklerinin Karsilastirilmasi", ITU I. Hava Kirlenmesi ve Kontrolu Sempozyumu, 15-16 Mart 1993, Istanbul.
  • Yetis, U. and Atimtay, A. T., "Environmentally Safe Utilization of Waste Oils", Gelismekte Olan Ulkelerde Tehlikeli Atik Yonetimi Uluslararasi Sempozyumu, 24-26 Haziran 1993, Istanbul, Turkiye.
  • Aksoy, A., Atimtay, A. T., "Kukurtlu Hidrojen Gazinin Giderilmesi Icin Rejenere Edilebilen Bir Sorbent Gelistirilmesi", Yanma ve hava Kirliligi Kontrolu II. Ulusal Sempozyumu, 27-29 Eylul 1993, Eskisehir, Turkiye.
  • Yetis, U., Eskendarnajad, E., Atimtay, A. T., "Agir Metallerin Magnezyum Hidroksit Ile Cokturulmesi", ITU IV. Endustriyel Kirlenme Sempozyumu, 26-28 Eylul1994, Istanbul.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Gullu, E., Yetis, U., “Ankara Hava Kirliliği Envanter Çalışması”, Yanma ve Hava Kirliliği Kontrolu III. Ulusal Sempozyumu, 11-13 Eylul 1995, Ankara.
  • Derinoz, C., Atimtay, A. T., “Rejenere Edilebilen Sorbentler ile Yüksek Sıcaklıkta Kükürtlü Hidrojen Gazı Giderimi”, Yanma ve Hava Kirliliği Kontrolu IV. Ulusal Sempozyumu, 20-22 May 1997, Antalya.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Ergul, C., “Ankara’daki Hava Kirliliginin Yillar Icinde Degisimi ve Dogal Gaz Kullaniminin Etkileri”, Hava Kirlenmesi ve Kontrolu Ulusal Sempozyumu, DEÜ, 27-29 Eylül, 1999, Izmir, Turkey.
  • Can, A., Atimtay, A.T., “Türkiye’deki Ortalama Sıcaklık Verilerinin Zaman Serisi Analizi”, SEMOR II. Uluslararası İstatistik Konferansı, 2-6 Mayıs 2001, Belek, Antalya, Bildiriler Kitabı, s. 4-8.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Temiz Ürünler ve Temiz Prosesler Konusunda Avrupa’daki Son Gelişmeler”, IV. Ulusal Çevre Mühendisliği Kongresi, 7-10 Kasım 2001, Mersin, İçel, s. 416-422.
  • Sarıçiçek, E.V., Atimtay, A. T., “Demir-Çelik ve Çinko Endüstrisi Atıklarının Atık Gazların Adsorplanmasında Değerlendirilmesi”, V. Ulusal Kimya Mühendisliği Kongresi (UKMK-5),  2-5 Eylül, 2002, Ankara.
  • Önoğlu, İ., Atimtay, A. T., “Ankara’da LPG ve Mazot Kullanan Araçlarin Egzos Emisyonlarinin Değerlendirilmesi”, 8. Endüstriyel Kirlenme Kontrolü Sempozyumu (EKK-2002), 18-20 Eylül 2002, Istanbul, p. 463-470.
  • Önoğlu, İ., Atimtay, A. T., “Ankara’da Kullanilan Binek Otomobillerinin Egzos Emisyonlarının Değerlendirilmesi”, 1. Ulusal Çevre Sorunları Sempozyumu, 16-18 Ekim 2002, Erzurum.
  •  Topal, H., Atimtay, A. T., Durmaz, A., “Temiz Enerji Eldesi İçin Akışkan Yatakta Prina Yakılması ve Emisyon Karakteristiklerinin İncelenmesi”, IV. Ulusal Temiz Enerji Sempozyumu-UTES 2002, 16-18 Ekim, 2002, İstanbul, p. 833-840.
  • Yorulmaz, S.Y., Atimtay, A. T., “Investigation of thermal kinetics and emissions of pine and MDF samples with TGA and FTIR instruments”, 9. Uluslararası Yanma Sempozyumu, Kırıkkale, 16-17 Kasım 2006, 121-132.
  • Güvener, M., Tüzün, M. , Atimtay, A. T., “Üniversite Gençlerinde Sigaranın Kandaki Karboksi Hemoglobin ve Fizisel Aktivite Düzeyi Üzerindeki  Etkilerinin İncelenmesi”, VI. Ulusal Çevre Sorunlarına Öğrenci Yaklaşımları Sempozyumu”, 1-3 Mayıs, 2003, Mersin.
  • Görmez, B., Atimtay, A. T., “Araçlarda Kullanılan Plastik Malzemelerden Kaynaklanan İç Ortam Hava Kirliliğinin İncelenmesi”, VI. Ulusal Çevre Sorunlarına Öğrenci Yaklaşımları Sempozyumu”, 1-3 Mayıs, 2003, Mersin.
  • Kaynak, B., Atimtay, A. T., “Türkiye’deki Biyokütle Envanteri ve Biyokütleden Temiz Enerji Eldesi”, VI. Ulusal Çevre Sorunlarına Öğrenci Yaklaşımları Sempozyumu”, 1-3 Mayıs, 2003, Mersin.
  • Hüseyin Topal, Salih Yüksel, Burçak Kaynak, Ali Durmaz, Aysel T. Atimtay, "Enerji Üretiminde Biyokütle Yakilmasi Uygulamalari", 1. Ege Enerji Sempozyumu, Pamukkale Üniversitesi, Denizli, 22-24 Mayis, 2003.
  • Chaudhary, M. T., Atimtay, A. T., “İskenderun Körfezi Bölgesindeki Emisyon Envanterinin İncelenmesi”, Yanma ve Hava Kirliliği VI. Ulusal Sempozyumu, 10-12 Eylül, 2003, İzmir, s. 84-95.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “ODTÜ Kampüsünde Uçucu Organik Bileşiklerin Neden Olduğu Hava Kirliliğinin İncelenmesi”, Yanma ve Hava Kirliliği VI. Ulusal Sempozyumu, 10-12 Eylül, 2003, İzmir, s. 72-83.
  • Topal, H., Durmaz, A., Atimtay, A. T., “Petrokok ve Linyit Karışımlarının Dolaşımlı Akışkan Yatakta Yakılması ve Emisyonları”, Yanma ve Hava Kirliliği VI. Ulusal Sempozyumu, 10-12 Eylül, 2003, İzmir, s. 340-349.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Ankara’da Önemli Kavşaklardaki Hidrokarbon Kirliliğinin İncelenmesi”, V. Ulusal Çevre Mühendisliği Kongresi, 1-4 Ekim, 2003, Ankara, s. 334-348.
  • Can, A., Atimtay, A. T., “Türkiye’deki Minimum ve Maksimum Sıcaklık Verilerinin Zaman Serisi Analizi”, 3. Ulusal İstatistik Kongresi, 16-20 Nisan 2003, Antalya.
  • Kaynak, B., Topal, H., Atimtay, A. T.,, “Ülkemizde Meyve Suyu Üretiminden Çıkan Artıkların Yerel Enerji Üretiminde Kullanılması”, Ulusal Temiz Enerji Sempozyumu (UTES  2004), 26-28 Mayıs 2004, İstanbul.
  • Duygulu, Y.B., Atimtay, A. T., “Bazik Boyaların Sulu Çözeltilerinden Bazalt Tüfleri Üzerine Adsorpsiyonu”, İTÜ 9. Endüstriyel Kirlenme Kontrolu Sempozyumu (EKK 2004), p.1-8, 2-4 Haziran 2004.
  • Önoğlu, İ., Atimtay, A. T., “Ankara’da Kullanılan Binek Otomobillerinin Egzos Emisyon Faktörlerinin Ölçülmesi ve Değerlendirilmesi”, XVIII. Ulusal Kimya Kongresi, 5-9 Temmuz 2004, Kars.
  • Aysel T. ATIMTAY, Abdurrahman BAYRAM , Safiye BİLGİLİ, Emine BOLCU, Hulusi DEMİRCİOĞLU, Faruk DİNÇER, Klaus FISCHER, Meltem GÜVENER, Willem J. HOMANS, Aysen MÜEZZİNOĞLU, Mustafa ŞAHİN, A.  Teoman SANALAN, Ece TOK, “Türkiye’de Koku Emisyon ve İmisyonlarının Ölçülmesi ve Taslak Koku Yönetmeliğinin Oluşturulması”, VI. Ulusal Çevre Mühendisliği Kongresi (ÇMO 2005), 24-26 Kasım 2005, İstanbul.
  • Yurdakul-Yorulmaz, S. , Atimtay, A. T., “Çam ve MDF Talaşından Yapılan Peletlerin Yakılmasıyla Oluşan Emisyonların İncelenmesi”, VI. Ulusal Çevre Mühendisliği Kongresi (ÇMO 2005), 24-26 Kasım 2005, İstanbul.
  • Yurdakul-Yorulmaz, S., Atimtay, A. T., “Kullanılmış Odunsu Atıkların Değerlendirilmesi”, Yeni ve Yenilebilir Enerji Kaynakları Enerji Yönetimi Sempozyumu (YEKS’ 2005),MMO Yayınları No. E/2005/371, 3-4- Haz. 2005, Kayseri. S. 207-216
  • Varol, M., Atimtay, A. T., “Prina ve kömürün ikincil hava ilavesiyle kabarcıklı akışkan yatakta yakılması”, 9. Uluslararası Yanma Sempozyumu, Kırıkkale, 16-17 Kasım 2006, 31-39.
  • Yorulmaz, S.Y., Atimtay, A.T., “Investigation of thermal kinetics and emissions of pine and MDF samples with TGA and FTIR instruments”, 9. Uluslararası Yanma Sempozyumu, Kırıkkale, 16-17 Kasım 2006, 121-132.
  • Varol, M., Atimtay, A. T., “Akışkan yatakta prinanın ikincil hava ilavesi ile yakılması ve emisyon karakteristiklerinin belirlenmesi”, 6. Ulusal Temiz Enerji Sempozyumu (UTES 2006), Isparta, 25-27 Mayıs 2006, 869-879.
  • Yorulmaz, S.Y., Atimtay, A. T., “Termogravimetrik Analiz ile MDF ve çam odunlarının yanma kinetiklerinin araştırılması”, 6. Ulusal Temiz Enerji Sempozyumu (UTES 2006), Isparta, 25-27 Mayıs 2006, 775-787.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Biomass Combustion”, Symposium on Gasification and Combustion, June 7-9, 2006, Tubitak-MAM, Gebze.
  • Can, A., Atimtay, A. T., Tokdemir, T., “Türkiye üzerindeki CO2 derişiminin dağılım modeli kullanılarak hesaplanması”, UKIDEK, 18-20 Ekim 2007, Konya, p. 131-136.
  • Dölek, E., Atimtay, A. T.,“ISCST3 VE AERMOD Atmosferik Dağılım Modellerinin Karşılaştırılması, Örnek Çalışma: Çayırhan Termik Santralı, HKK2008, 22-25 Ekim 2008, Hatay.
  • Varol, M., Celebi, M.C., Atimtay, A. T., Olgun, H., Atakul, H., Unlu, A., Bay, B., Kayahan, U., Bardakcıoğlu, G., “Ormangülünün Orhaneli (Bursa) Kömürü ile Birlikte Dolaşımlı Akışkan Yatakta Yakılması”, Hava Kirliliği ve Kontrolü IV. Ulusal Sempozyumu (HKK2010), 25-27 Ekim 2010, ODTÜ- Ankara. S. p.606-618
  • Yorulmaz, S., Atimtay, A. T., “Atık ahşap malzemenin çevresel önemi, atık telefon direği çalışması”, VIII. Ulusal Temiz Enerji Sempozyumu (UTES2010), 1-5 Aralık 2010, Bursa, Türkiye. s. 679-685
  • Atimtay, A. T., “”, Dünya Enerji Konseyi Türk Milli Komitesi, Türkiye 12. Enerji Kongresi, 14-16 Kasım 2012, Ankara.

Books and Journals Edited

International

  • Atimtay, A. T., Harrison, D. P., "Desulfurization of Hot Coal Gas", Springer Verlag, NATO- ASI Series G, Vol.42, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1998. ISBN: 3-540-64726-0; ISSN: 0258-1256.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Incecik, S., Air Quality Management, Special Issue of Water, Air and Soil Pollution: Focus, Vol.3, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Incecik, S., Gertler, A., Guest Editors of:  Atmospheric Research, Special Issue on “Air Quality: Aerosols, Dust Storms, Photochemical Pollutants”,Vol.89 (4), Elsevier Publishers, Sept. 2008.
  • Muezzinoglu, A., Atimtay, A. T., Incecik, S., Guest Editors of: Environment International, Special Issue on “Assessment of Urban and Regional Air Quality and Its Impacts”,Vol.34 (5), Elsevier Publishers, July 2008.
  • Incecik, S., Atimtay, A. T., Choi, H., Guest Editors of: International Journal of Environment and Pollution (IJEP),  Special Issue on “Assessment of Urban and Regional Air Quality and Its Impacts”,  Vol. 39, N3/4, Inderscience Publishers, 2009.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Sikdar, S., "Security of Industrial Water Supply and Management”, NATO Science for Peace and Security Series - C Environmental Security, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2011.  ISBN:978-94-007-1867-8; ISSN: 1874-6519.

National

  • Atimtay, A.T., Yanma ve Hava Kirliligi Kontrolu III. Ulusal Sempozyumu, 11-13 Eylul 1995, Ankara, Turkiye.
  • Atimtay, A.T., IV. Ulusal Hava Kirliliği ve Kontrolü Sempozyumu, Sempozyum Kitabı, 25-27 Ekim, 2010, Ankara, Türkiye.

Chapters in Books

  • Atimtay, A. T., "Desulfurization of Coal Gas at High Temperatures with Regenerable Sorbents, in "Clean Utilization of Coal: Coal Structure and Reactivity, Cleaning and Environmental Aspects, Editor:Y.Yurum, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordreht, the Netherlands, p. 221-237, 1992.
  • Atimtay, A. T., "Fundamentals of Air Pollution and Control," Middle East Technical University- Continuing Education Center (SEM), 20-21 January 1992, Ankara (31 pages).
  • Atimtay, A. T., Aksoy, A., "Cleaner Energy Production Technologies for Fossil Fuels" in Cleaner Technologies and Cleaner Products for Sustainable Development, Editors: Freeman, H.M., Puskas, Z., Olbina, R.J., Springer Verlag, Berlin, Germany, Vol.2, p. 279-289, 1995.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Ozenirler, G., “Prevention of  Air Pollution Problems in Thermal Power Plants in Turkey” in Cleaner Technologies and Cleaner Products for Sustainable Development, Editors: Freeman, H.M., Puskas, Z., Olbina, R.J., Springer Verlag, Berlin, Germany, Vol.2, p. 279-289, 1995.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Development of Supported Sorbents for Hydrogen Sulfide Removal from Fuel Gas” in Desulfurization of Hot Coal Gas, Editors: Atimtay, A. T., Harrison, D. P., Springer Verlag, Berlin, Germany, p. 315-329, 1998.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Duygulu, B., “Color Removal with Natural Materials for Reuse of Wastewater in Textile Industry “ in Security of Industrial Water Supply and Management,  Editors: Atimtay, A. T., Sikdar, S., NATO Science for Peace and Security Series - C Environmental Security, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Germany, p. xxx,  2011.

Thesis Prepared

  • Atimtay, A.T., “Simultaneous Heat and Mass Transfer in A Variable Property Boundary Layer Over Flat Plate and Rotating Disk”, Clarkson University, M.Sc. Thesis, Potsdam, NY, USA, 1968.
  • Atimtay, A. T., "Investigation of Gas Mixing in a Fluidized Bed, "Hacettepe Universitesi, Ph. D. Thesis, Ankara, 1975.
  • Atimtay, A. T., "Removal of Sulfur Dioxide by Using Limestone or Dolomite During Combustion of Beypazari Lignite in a Fluidised Bed," Dozentship Thesis, Ankara, Sept. 1981.

Conferences Organized

  • Yanma ve  Hava Kirliligi Kontrolu III. Ulusal Sempozyumu, 11-13 Eylül 1995, Ankara. (Chair)
  • NATO/CCMS Pilot Study Workshop on Evaluation of Pollution Control Technology for Coal Combustion, June 23-26, 1996, Istanbul, Turkey.(Chair)
  • NATO-Advanced Study Institute (ASI) on “Desulfurization of Hot Coal Gas”, July, 1996, Kusadasi, Aydın, Turkey.(Chair)
    International Workshop on "Environmental Management in Mediterranean Area", METU, Turkey and MAICH, Hania, Greece, Ankara, June 23-26, 1997. (Co- Organizer)
  • First International Conference on "Air Quality Management at Urban, Regional and Global Scale (AQM1997)", Sept. 23-26, 1997, Istanbul, Turkey. (Co- Organizer)
  • Second International Conference on "Air Quality Management at Urban, Regional and Global Scale (AQM2001)", Sept. 25-28, 2001, Istanbul, Turkey. (Co- Chair)
  • Third International Conference on "Air Quality Management at Urban, Regional and Global Scale (AQM2005)", Sept. 25-28, 2005 (Istanbul, Turkey. (Co- Chair)
  • Fourth International Symposium on Air Quality Management at Urban, Regional and Global Scales (AQM 2012), 10-13 September 2012, Istanbul, Turkey. (Co- Chair)
  • Hava Kirliliği ve Kontrolu III. Ulusal Sempozyumu- 22-25 Ekim 2008, Hatay, Düzenleme Kurulu Üyesi
  • NATO-CCMS Pilot Study Workshop on “Clean Products and Processes”, 7-12 May 2006, Istanbul, Turkey. (Chair)
  • NATO-Advanced Research Workshop (ARW) on “Security of Industrial Water Supply and Management”,             7-12 May 2010, Ankara, Turkey. (Chair)
  • IV. Ulusal Hava Kirliliği ve Kontrolu Sempozyumu, 25-27 Ekim 2010, Ankara. (Chair)

Projects Completed

  • Sürücü, G., Atimtay, A. T., Corapçıoğlu, O., "Makina ve Kimya Sanayi Kırıkkale  Fabrikası Atık Sularının Temizlenmes" Makina ve Kimya Sanayine Sunulan Sonuc Raporlar, I ve II , Ankara, 1977. ), Proje Yönetici Yrd.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Muezzinoglu, A. and Sarikaya, H. Z., "Minimization of Environmental Pollution in Small Organized Industrial Complexes in Turkey", Final Report for 1991, Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council, Nov. 1991 (135 pages)(Project Code: TUBITAK-DEBAG 85/G) ), Proje Yöneticisi   
  • Atimtay, A. T., Muezzinoglu, A. and Sarikaya, H. Z., "Minimization of Environmental Pollution in Small Organized Industrial Complexes in Turkiye", Final Report for 1992, Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council, June 1993 (318 pages) (Project Code: TUBITAK-DEBAG 126/G) ), Proje Yöneticisi
  • Eraydin, A., Güvenç, M., Berkman, G., Atimtay, A., Yetis, U., “Development of City and Regional Planning Models Taking the Environmental Factors into Consideration”, Final Report for 1992, Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council, June 1993.  (Project Code: TUBITAK-DEBAG 127/G) Proje Yönetici Yrd.
  •  Ulug, S. E., Atimtay, A. T., Ozbayoglu, G., Yazicigil, H. and Gemici, Y., “Artvin-Cerattepe Copper Mine Preliminary EIA Studies”, Final Report, August 1993. (Project Code: ODTU-AGUDOS  92-03-11-01-x) Proje Yönetici Yrd. 
  • Atimtay, A. T., Yetis, U., "Hassas Kirlenme Bolgelerinde Emisyon Kadastrolari Hazirlanmasi- Ankara Alt Projesi" Cevre Bakanligi Projesi Sonuc Raporu, Aralik 1993, Ankara.  (Project Code: ODTU- AGUDOS xxx) ). Proje Yöneticisi
  • Ulug, S. E., Atimtay, A. T., Pasamehmetoglu, G. Yetis, U., Dilek, F.B., Yerli, S., Duman, H. and Tuzun, I., “Artvin-Murgul Copper Mine Environmental Due Diligence Project”, Final Report, September 1996.  Project Code:   ODTU-AGUDOS  96-03-11-01-06) Proje Yönetici Yrd.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Ulug, S. E., Pasamehmetoglu, G., Yetis, U., Dilek, F.B., Yerli, S., Duman, H. and Tuzun, I., “Giresun-Inkoy and Trabzon-Kutlular Copper Mine Environmental Due Diligence Project”, Final Report, February 1998.  (Project Code: ODTU-AGUDOS 97-03-11-01-06) ), Proje Yöneticisi
  • Atimtay, A. T., Ulug, S. E., Pasamehmetoglu, G., Yetis, U., Dilek, F.B., Yerli, S., Duman, H. and Tuzun, I., “Giresun-Erikli and Trabzon-Kutlular Bakir Madeni Isletmesi Ön Cevre Etki Degerlendirmesi”, Sonuc Raporu,  Şubat 1998. (Proje Kodu: ODTU-AGUDOS 98-03-11-01-05). Proje Yöneticisi
  • Ulug, S. E., Atimtay, A. T., Ozbayoglu, G., Yazicigil, H. and Gemici, Y., Artvin-Cerattepe Bakir Madeni Isletmesi Ön Cevre Etki Degerlendirmesi, Sonuc Raporu, Agustos 1993. Proje Yöneticisi.
  • Atimtay, A.T., “Kömür Gazındaki Kükürtlü Hidrojen Gazının Yüksek Sıcaklıklarda ve Rejenere Edilebilen Sorbentle Temizlenmesi’ TUBITAK-KTÇAG-10 nolu proje, Proje Yöneticisi.
  • Atimtay, A.T., Müezzinoğlu, A.,Fischer, K., Sahin, M., “Odorous Emissions and Immissions Management Policy in Turkey”, EU - LIFE00/TCY/TR/000009,  2002-2005. Proje Yöneticisi
  • Atimtay, A.T. and others (4 partners), LIFE00/TCY/TR/000009, “Odorous Emissions and Immissions Management Policy in Turkey”, Project supported by: EU-LIFE, FP5 Programe, Project Leader, Duration: 2002-2005.
  • Atimtay, A.T., TUBITAK-MISAG-195, “Investigation of Clean Energy Production from Biomass in Turkey”, Project supported by: TUBITAK, Project Director Duration: 2001-2004.
  • Atimtay, A.T., DPT (State Planning Organization-Turkey Project), “Combustion and Emission Research Related to Incineration of Agricultural and Industrial Wastes and Energy Recovery”, Project Co-Director: Duration: 2002-2004.
  • Atimtay, A.T. and others (2 partners), BRITISH COUNCIL Link Project, “Comparative Study of Energy Recovery from Turkish Biomass”, Project supported by: The British Council, Project Director, Duration: 2000-2003.
  • Atimtay, A.T., TUBITAK-YDABAG-199Y030, “Development of a Technology for the Reuse of Iron-Steel Industries Waste Materials for Adsorption of Hydrogen Sulfide in Waste Gases”, Project supported by: TUBITAK and KARDEMIR, Project Director, Duration: 1999-2003.
  • Atimtay, A.T., ODTU-BAP-2002-07-02-00-15, “Emission Factors of Hydrocarbons for the Gasoline Vehicles in Turkey”, Project Director, Duration: 2001-2003.
  • Atimtay, A.T. and others (2 partners), ODTU-BAP-2002-07-02-01, “Investigation of Relationship Between the Exposure Time of University Students in the Age Group 18-25 to Cigarette Smoke, CO Concentration and Their Physical Activity Levels”, Project Director, Duration: 2002-2003.
  • Atimtay, A.T. and others (13 partners), WASTE-Net EU-INCO-043658, “Multilateral Network to Promote Research on Sustainable Solid Waste Management for INCO Target Countries”, Researcher, April 2007-April 2009
  • Atimtay, A.T. and others (3 partners), TUBITAK-KAMAG-105G023, “Development of Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustion Technology for Biomass and Biomass/Coal Mixtures”, Project Director, Duration: 2007-2012.

Seminars and Conferences given

  • Atimtay, A. T., Yetiş, Ü., Endüstriyel Atıksular için Kimyasal Arıtma Yöntemleri, TMMOB Kimya Muhendisleri Odasi, Ankara Şubesi, Ankara, 1992.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Hava Kirliliği ve Kontrolu-Temel Bilgiler, ODTÜ Sürekli Eğitim Merkezi (SEM), 20-21 Ocak 1992, Ankara.
  • Atimtay, A. T., "Çevre Sorunları", Genel Kurmay Başkanlığı, Milli Guvenlik Akademisinde Anabilim Dersi, 15 Nisan 1996, Ankara.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Participation in a Discussion Panel Organized by the World Education, Environment and Health Foundation, February 3-6, 1999, Nicosia, N. Cyprus.
  • Atimtay, A. T., “Akışkan Yataklı Yakma Sistemlerinde Emisyon Kontrolu”, Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi, Çevre Mühendisliği Bölümü, 12-13 Nisan, 1999, Izmir.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Baca Gazı Ölçüm Prensipleri ve Yöntemleri, Çevre Mühendisleri Odası, Aralık 2002, Ankara.
  • Atimtay, A. T., Çimentocular için Çevre Koruma, Bolu Çimento Fabrikası.