Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tuba Hande Ergüder Bayramoğlu

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tuba Hande Ergüder Bayramoğlu 
 
Interest Areas
Anaerobic biotechnology
Renewable energy and bio-based products
Bio-granulation
Agro-industrial waste treatment
Removal of chlorinated compounds
Biological nitrogen removal
E-mail: etubahan {at} metu.edu.tr
Phone: +90-312-210-5875  Fax: +90-312-210-2646 

Education

  • Ph.D., Middle East Technical University, Environmental Engineering Department, June 2005.
  • M.S.,  Middle East Technical University, Environmental Engineering Department, September 2000.
  • B.S.,   Middle East Technical University, Environmental Engineering Department, June 1998.

Academic Positions Held

  • 09/2014 - to date     Associated Professor, Middle East Technical University, Department of Environmental Engineering
  • 08/2011 - 09/2014    Assistant Professor, Middle East Technical University, Department of Environmental Engineering
  • 11/2009 - 08/2011    Instructor, Middle East Technical University, Department of Environmental Engineering
  • 02/2009 - 11/2009    Part-time Instructor, Middle East Technical University, Department of Environmental Engineering
  • 06/2007 - 06/2008    Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Ghent University, Department of Biochemical and
                              Microbial Technology, Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology, Ghent, Belgium
  • 09/2005 - 05/2007    Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Middle East Technical University, Department of Environmental Engineering
  • 09/1998 - 05/2005    Research Assistant, Middle East Technical University, Department of Environmental Engineering

Interest Areas

  • Anaerobic biotechnology
  • Renewable energy and bio-based products
  • Bio-granulation
  • Agro-industrial waste treatment
  • Removal of chlorinated compounds
  • Biological nitrogen removal
  • Molecular techniques for microbial characterization

Membership in Professional Societies

  • Turkish Chamber of Environmental Engineers
  • American Chemical Society, ACS (2010-2011)

Awards

  • 2014 FABED Eser Tümen Outstanding Achievement Award-on Environment Science, Feyzi Akkaya Scientific Activities Support Fund (FABED)

Teaching Experience

  • ENVE 303 Unit Operations and Processes for Water Treatment (Undergraduate)
  • ENVE 304 Unit Operations and Processes for Wastewater Treatment (Undergraduate)
  • ENVE 208 Environmental Chemistry Laboratory (Undergraduate)
  • ENVE 201 Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering Processes (Undergraduate)
  • ENVE 402 Wastewater Reuse (Undergraduate)
  • ENVE 101 Introduction to Environmental Engineering (Undergraduate)

Thesis Supervised

Completed

  • Erşan Ç.Y., ‘The Effects of Seed Sludge Type and Anoxic/Aerobic Period Sequence on Aerobic Granulation and COD, N Treatment Performance’, M.Sc Thesis, METU, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Environmental Engineering, January 2013.
  • Kocatürk İ., ‘Aerobic Biogranulation for Carbon and Total Nitrogen Removal in Sequencing Batch Reactors and Investigation of Initial COD/N Ratio and Loading Rate Effects’, M.Sc Thesis, METU, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Environmental Engineering, February 2012 – September 2014.

Ongoing

  • Öğüt G.C., ‘Nutrient Removal from Domestic Wastewater and CO2 Mitigation by Using Microalgal Systems’, M.Sc Thesis, Co-supervised by: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sibel Uludağ Demirer, METU, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Environmental Engineering, February 2013 –
  • Koç E., ‘Investigation and Optimization of the Methanogenesis Stage of a Three-Stage System’, M.Sc Thesis, Co-Supervised by Prof. Dr. Metin Duran, METU, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Environmental Engineering, October 2013 –
  • Tunçay E.G, ‘Hydrogen Production by Dark Fermentation from Sugar Molasses’, M.Sc Thesis, METU, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Environmental Engineering, April 2013 –
  • Akman M.C., ‘Optimization of Photo-Fermentation in a Three-Stage System’, M.Sc Thesis, Co-Supervised by Prof. Dr. Ufuk Gündüz, METU, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Environmental Engineering, April 2013 –

Thesis Co-Supervised

Ongoing

  • Direniş Ç., ‘Integrated Wastewater Treatment, CO2 Mitigation and Biohydrogen Production By Using a Microalgal (Chlorella Vulgaris) and Anaerobic Culture’, M.Sc Thesis, Supervised by Prof. Dr. Göksel N. Demirer, METU, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Earth System Sciences, November 2013 –   (Co-advisor).

Research Projects

Consulting Projects

  • Consultant for MEGAP, Project on “Investigation of COD Source and its Treatability in a Copper-Mining Industry”, Project No: 10-0311-48, April-June 2010.
  • Consultant on “Biogas Production in Anaerobic Systems”, Biomeksan Ltd. Sti., funded by Ministry of Industry and Trade, Project No: 2010-03-11-1-00-01, August 2010- March 2011.
  • Consultant for MEGAP, Project on “Treatment of Discharge Wastewater of a Copper-Mining Industry on COD basis”, Project No: 11-0311-45, April-December 2011.

As Project Coordinator

  • Erguder T.H., ‘Investigation of Microbial Population Dynamics in Wastewater Treatment by Aerobic Granules’. METU-Scientific Research Project, BAP-08-11-2013-042, January 2013-December 2014, Budget: 20000 TL (8435 Euro), METU, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Erguder T.H., Eroglu I, Gunduz U. “Investigation of integrated biohydrogen and methane production from organic wastes in three-stage (dark-fermentation, methanogenesis and photo-fermentation) systems”, TUBITAK-1001 (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey), Project No: 112M252, October 1, 2012-2014, Budget: 292149 TL (126800 Euro), METU, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Erguder T.H., “The Investigation of Aerobic Granulation and Its Use For Nitrogen Removal in Sequencing Batch Reactors”, TUBITAK-1002 (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey), Project No: 111Y176, November 15, 2011-2012, Budget: 24961 TL (10332 Euro), METU, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Erguder T.H., “Investigation of Biological Nitrogen Removal with Granules”, METU-Scientific Research Project, BAP-08.11.2010.00.15, January 2010-December 2011, Budget: 10000 TL (5000 Euro), METU, Ankara, Turkey.

 As Researcher

  • Öktem H.A., Eroglu I., Yücel M., Bakır U., Demirer G.N., Koku H., Erguder T.H., Gunduz U., Çekmecelioğlu D., Sönmez Ç.A., “Development of bioenergy production technologies”, METU Project, January 2014-2016, Budget: 288000 TL (97297 Euro), METU, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Demirer G.N., Kaya D., Uludag-Demirer S., Erguder T.H., Kaymak B,. “Integrated nutrient removal, greenhouse gas mitigation and bio-fuel and bio-product generation by using microalgal and anaerobic microbial cultures”, TUBITAK-1001, Project No: 111Y205, May 2012-2015, Budget: 298661 TL (129296 Euro), METU, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Şahinkaya E., Çınar Ö., Uyanık S., Demirel S., Ergüder T.H., “Performance evaluation of sulfur-based autotrophic and mixotrophic denitrification process for the removal of nitrate from ground water-effect of arsenic on process performance”, TUBITAK-1001, Project No: 110Y256, May 2011-2013, Budget: 239710 TL (106908 Euro).
  • “Quantifying and Managing of Microbial Diversity in Ecosystems”, GOA-Concerted Research Action- Project No:1205073, 2007-2008, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
  • Demirer G.N., Ergüder T.H. and Alkaya E., “Biogas Production and the Natural Systems of Wastewater Treatment at the Community Scale”, A Consulting Project to Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Pipeline Company, 2006-2007, METU, Ankara, Turkey
  • Demirer G.N. and Ergüder T.H., “High Rate Anaerobic Degradation of Organic Fraction of Municipal Solid Wastes in an Innovative Sequential Reactor (Leaching and Upflow Sludge Bed) Configuration”, METU-Scientific Research Project, BAP-2005-03-11-03, 2005-2006, Budget: $10,650, METU, Ankara, Turkey
  • Demirer G.N., Uludag-Demirer S., and Ergüder T.H., “Production of Renewable Energy and Biobased Industrial Chemical Products from Organic Wastes”, State Planning Organization of Turkey, BAP-03-11-DPT.2003(05)K120540-1, 2004-2007, Budget: $36,900, METU and Çankaya University, Ankara, Turkey
  • Demirer G.N., Uludag-Demirer S., and Ergüder T.H., “Organic Acid Production from Municipal and Agro-Industrial Wastes”, TUBİTAK (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey), ÇAYDAG-104|127, 2004-2007, Budget: $108,000, METU and Çankaya University, Ankara, Turkey
  • Uludag-Demirer S., Demirer G.N., and Ergüder T.H., “Nitrogen and Phosphorus Removal and Recovery from Domestic and Agro-Industrial Wastewaters by Struvite Precipitation”,  TUBİTAK (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey), ICTAG-Ç-102, 2004-2006, Budget: $12,500, Çankaya University and METU, Ankara, Turkey
  • Imamoglu I., Erguder T.H., Varolan N.,  Tezel U., “Application of Zeolites in Wastewater Treatment”, METU-Research Fund Project, BAP-2003-03-11-02, 2003-2004, Budget: $7300, METU, Ankara, Turkey
  • Demirer G.N., Duran M., Speece R.E., Atımtay A., Güven E., Ergüder T.H., Ugurlu Ö., Tezel U., Sen S. and Varolan N. “Application of Anaerobic Technologies for the Management of Industrial Wastewaters”, DPT-State Planning Organization, AFP-03-11DPT.98K122800, 1998-2001, Budget: $50000, METU, Ankara, Turkey
  • Demirer G.N., Güven E., Erguder T.H., Varolan N., Tezel U., “Removal of Halogenated Compounds with Sequential (Anaerobic/Aerobic) Biological Systems”, TUBİTAK (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey), YDABÇAG-633, 1998-2000, Budget: $10000, METU, Ankara, Turkey
  • Demirer G.N., Güven E., Erguder T.H., “Use of Anaerobic Reductive Dehalogenation for the Removal of Chlorinated Organics”, METU-Research Fund Project, AFP-98-03-11-03, 1998-1999, Budget: $5000, METU, Ankara, Turkey
  • “Anaerobic Treatability and Biogas Generation Potential of Poultry and Cow Manure”, A Consulting Project to ATD Environmental Technologies Ltd., KOSGEB Technology Development Center, 1999, METU, Ankara, Turkey
  • “Anaerobic Treatability and Biogas Generation Potential of Olive Mill Wastewaters”, A Consulting Project to ATD Environmental Technologies Ltd., KOSGEB Technology Development Center, 1998, METU, Ankara, Turkey

Other Professional Activities

  • Joint research study with Prof.Dr. Metin Duran during his sabbatical visit supported by Tubitak 2221. Project title: Quantitative analysis of aceticlastic metanogenic species in the integrated hydrogen and methane production systems by molecular tools (real-time, RT-PCR) and its use in process optimization, Host scientist: Tuba H. Erguder, August 2013-January 2014.
  • METU Environmental Engineering Department-ABET Coordinator (2013-  )
  • ERASMUS - Teaching Staff Mobility-Teaching Program: “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Department of Thermal Systems and Environmental Engineering, Galati, Romania, 2-5 September, 2013.
  • Bioeconomy Workshop: The development of Turkey’s National Strategy on Bioeconomy, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, 20 June 2013, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Organization of Training Course on; “Wastewater Treatment Plant Operation and Management, Water Reclamation and Reuse in the Mediterranean” supported by UNEP/MAP-WHO and coordinated by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, 30 June-2 July 2009, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Member of, Laboratory Waste Management Commission of METU, 2010, 2013 December -   
  • Participated in Departmental TURKAK and ÇOB Accreditation Studies, 2009-2011
  • Participated in Departmental ABET Coordination studies, 2009.
  • Coordination of weekly Graduate Seminar Course (ENVE598, ENVE599) (2010-2011; 2011-2012 Academic years)
  • Participated in Workshops on Anaerobic Treatability of Food Wastes and Yard Wastes, METU Secondary Science School, June, 1999; January, 2000, Ankara, Turkey.

Lectures / Invited Presentations 

  • Netherlands – Turkey Higher Education and Vocational Education Foundation (NIHA)- Water Workshop on “Management in 21st Century: Water in Turkey and World in the frame of Entegreted Water Management, Presented topic: Natural Tretament Systems, Water Reclamation and Reuse, 3-8 June 2013, Ankara, Turkey. (Speaker)
  • 1st German-Turkish Biogas Workshop, Presented topic; ‘Performance of leaching bed reactors for the production of organic acids and alcohols from organic fraction of municipal solid wastes and cow manure’, 19-20 October 2011, Izmir, Turkey. (Speaker)
  • Workshop on Eco-efficiency, Environmental Applications and EU Environment Acquis’, presented topics; ‘Introduction to the Environmental Problems’, ‘Industrial Waste Management’ and ‘Environmental Impact Assessment’, ODTU-KOSGEB, 19-30 September 2011, Ankara, Turkey. (Lecturer)
  • NATO-Advanced Research Workshop on “Security of Industrial Water supply and Management”, the NATO Science for Peace and Security Programme, 12-15 September, 2010, Ankara, Turkey. (Speaker)
  • “Wastewater Treatment Plant Operation and Management, Water Reclamation and Reuse in the Mediterranean”, Training Course, UNEP/MAP-WHO, METU, 30 June-2 July 2009, Ankara, Turkey. (Lecturer)
  • “Anaerobic Treatment: Theoretical Background and Applications-Training Seminar”, UCTEA Chamber of Environmental Engineers, Ankara Branch, 14 November 2002, Ankara, Turkey.  (Speaker)

Reviewer of national research project proposals / development reports submitted to

Middle East Technical University-Research Fund
Middle East Technical University-Technopolis Project Proposals
TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey)
Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology-Techno-initiative Capital Support Program

Reviewer of manuscripts submitted to following journals

  • Biochemical Engineering Journal
  • Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering Journal
  • CLEAN-Soil, Air, Water
  • Desalination and Water Treatment
  • Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy
  • International Journal of Biotechnology Research
  • International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology
  • International Journal of Hydrogen Energy
  • Journal of Hazardous Materials
  • Process Biochemistry
  • Science of Total Environment
  • Turkish Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences
  • Water Science and Technology

Reviewer of National Conferences

5th National Environment and Ecology Congress (UÇEK)


Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

International

  • Erşan ÇY, Erguder TH. 2014. The effects of seed sludge type on aerobic granulation and treatment efficiency. Environmental Technology, 35 (23), 2928-2939.
  • Erguder T.H., Demirer G.N, 2013. Organic acid production from the organic fraction of municipal solid waste and cow manure in leaching bed reactors, Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, Accepted
  • Erşan ÇY, Erguder TH. 2013. The effects of aerobic / anoxic period sequence on aerobic granulation and COD/N treatment efficiency. Bioresource Technology, 148:149-156.
  • Diamantis V., Erguder TH., Aivasidis A, Verstraete W, Voudrias E. 2013. Wastewater disposal to landfill-sites: a synergistic solution for centralized management of olive mill wastewater and enhanced production of landfill gas. Journal of Environmental Management, 128: 427-434.
  • Ozkan L., Erguder TH., Demirer GN., 2011. Effects of pretreatment methods on solubilization of beet-pulp and bio-hydrogen production yield. Intern. J Hydrogen Energy, 36(1):382-389.
  • Alkaya, E., Erguder T.H., Demirer GN., 2010. Effect of operational parameters on anaerobic co-digestion of dairy cattle manure and agricultural residues: A case study for the Kahramanmaras region in Turkey, Eng. Life Sci. 10(6):552-559.
  • Ozkan L., Erguder TH., Demirer GN., 2010. Investigation of the effect of culture type on biological hydrogen production from sugar industry wastes. Waste Management, 30 (5), 792-798.
  • Erguder T.H., Wittebolle L., Marzorati M., Boon N., Verstraete W., 2009. Environmental factors shaping the ecological niches of ammonia-oxidizing archaea. FEMS Microbiology Reviews, 33 (5), 855-869.
  • Erguder T.H., Boon N., Vlaeminck S.E., Verstraete W., 2008. Partial nitrification achieved by pulse sulfide doses in a sequential batch reactor, Environ. Sci. Tech., 42 (23), 8715-8720.
  • Dogan E., Dunaev T., Erguder T.H., Demirer G.N., 2008. Performance of leaching bed reactor converting the organic fraction of municipal solid waste to organic acids and alcohols, Chemosphere, 74 (6), 797-803.
  • Erguder T.H., Demirer G.N., 2008. Low strength wastewater treatment with combined granular anaerobic and suspended aerobic cultures in upflow sludge blanket reactors, J. Environ. Eng. ASCE., 134 (4), 295-303.
  • Erguder T.H., Demirer G.N., 2005. Granulation of a mixture of suspended anaerobic and aerobic cultures under alternating anaerobic / microaerobic / aerobic conditions: A preliminary study. J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol., 80 (7), 837-842.
  • Erguder T.H., Demirer G.N., 2005. Investigation of granulation of a mixture of suspended anaerobic and aerobic cultures under alternating anaerobic / microaerobic / aerobic conditions, Proc. Biochem., 40 (12), 3732-3741.
  • Erguder T.H., Guven E., Demirer G.N., 2003. The inhibitory effects of lindane in batch and upflow anaerobic sludge blanket (UASB) reactors. Chemosphere, 50 (1), 165-169.
  • Erguder T.H., Guven E., Demirer G.N., 2003. The inhibitory effects and removal of dieldrin continuous upflow anaerobic sludge blanket reactors. Biores. Technol., 89 (2), 191-197.
  • Erguder T.H., Tezel U., Guven E., Demirer G.N., 2001. Anaerobic biotransformation and methane generation potential of cheese whey in batch and UASB reactors. Waste Manage., 21 (7), 643-650.
  • Tezel U., Guven E., Erguder T.H., Demirer G.N., 2001. Sequential (Anaerobic/Aerobic) biological treatment of Dalaman SEKA Pulp and Paper Industry effluent. Waste Manage., 21 (8), 717-724.
  • Guven E., Erguder T.H., Demirer G.N., 2000. Determination of the optimum loading strategies for monochloro-, trichloro-, and 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acids to anaerobic cultures. Water Sci. Technol., 42 (1-2), 87-91.
  • Erguder T.H., Guven E., Demirer G.N., 2000. Anaerobic treatment of olive mill wastes in batch reactors. Proc. Biochem., 36 (3), 243-248.
  • Demirer G.N., Duran M., Erguder T.H., Guven E., Ugurlu O., Tezel U., 2000. Anaerobic Treatability and biogas production potential studies of different agro-industrial wastewaters in Turkey. Biodegradation, 11 (6), 401-405.

Conference Publications

Publications in International Conference Proceedings

  • Çaylı D., Ergüder T.H., Kaymak B., Demirer GN., Uludağ-Demirer S.  “The CO2 sequestration by microalgal biomass”. MEDCLIVAR 2014 Conference, 22-25 June 2014, Ankara, TURKEY.
  • Çakırlar B., Öğüt GC., Ergüder T.H., Kaymak B., Demirer GN., Uludağ-Demirer S., “Parallel nutrient removal and biomitigation of CO2 by pure (Chlorella Vulgaris) and mixed algal cultures”. ICERE 2014-International Conference on Environment and Renewable Energy, 7-8 May 2014, Paris, FRANCE.
  • Tunçay G., Erguder T.H., Eroğlu İ., Gündüz U., “Investigating the effect of initial COD, VSS and pH to improve dark fermentative hydrogen production from sucrose and molasses”. ICERE 2014-International Conference on Environment and Renewable Energy, 7-8 May 2014, Paris, FRANCE.
  • Koç E., Tunçay G., Erguder T.H., Eroğlu İ., Gündüz U., “Single-phase and two-phase anaerobic digestion of molasses: investigating the effect of phase-digestion on energy production”. 6th IWA Eastern European Young Water Professionals Conference, 28-30 May 2014, İstanbul, TURKEY, pg. 816-825.
  • Akman M.C., Ergüder T.H., Gunduz U., Eroglu İ., “Investigation of the effects of initial substrate and biomass concentrations and light intensity on photofermentative hydrogen gas production”. WHEC 2014 20th World Hydrogen Energy Conference 2014, 15-20 June 2014, Gwangju Metropolitan City, KOREA.
  • Öğüt GC, Çakırlar B., Kaymak B., Ergüder T.H., Uludağ-Demirer S., Kaya D., Demirer GN., “Nutrient removal from domestic wastewater by pure (Cholorella vulgaris) and mixed algal cultures”. 3rd International Conference-Ecology of Urban Areas 2013, 11 October 2013, Zrenjanin, Serbia.  pg. 181-190.
  • Diamantis VI, Erguder TH., Voudrias E., Verstraete W., Aivasidis A., “A synergistic solution for centralized management of olive mill wastewater and enhanced production of landfill gas”. 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion. 25-28 June 2013, Santiago de Compostela, SPAIN.
  • Öğüt GC, Konaklı B, Çalıcıoğlu Ö, Ergüder TH, Uludağ-Demirer S, Kaymak B, Demirer GN., “Biogas generation from microalgal biomass and the effect of pretreatment”.  ICOEST- The international Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, 18-21 June 2013, Nevsehir, TURKEY.
  • Erşan ÇY., Kocaturk I, Erguder TH., “Effect of seed sludge type on aerobic granulation and treatment efficiency of granules”. International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, pg. 238-244, 25-29 June 2012. Texas, USA
  • Sentürk F, Sahin H., Esendir E, Ergüder TH., “Effect of heat-, alkali-, and ultrasonic-pretreatment on anaerobic digestion of chicken manure”. International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, pg. 608-614, 25-29 June 2012. Texas, USA
  • Erguder TH., Ozkan L., Simsir B., Demirer GN.,  “Agro-industrial wastes as resources of clean energy; hydrogen”. 1st Int. Symposium on Microbial Resource Management in Biotechnology: Concepts and Applications, 30 June -01 July 2011, Ghent, BELGIUM.
  • Ozkan L., Erguder T.H., Demirer G.N. “Dark fermentative bio-hydrogen production from sugar-beet processing wastes”, Efficient and Safe Production Processes in Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, XXXIV CIOSTA CIGR V Conference 2011, 29 June-01 July 2011, Vienna, AUSTRIA.
  • Alkaya E, Erguder TH, Demirer GD. “Anaerobic semi-continuous co-digestion of dairy cattle manure and agricultural residues: Effect of operational parameters”, International Scientific Conference, Biogas Science 2009; Science meets practice, 2-4 January 2009, Erding, GERMANY.
  • Simsir B., Erguder TH, Demirer GD. “Anaerobic biohydrogen production from potato-corn flake processing wastes and wastewater”, International Symposium on Engineering and Architectural Science of Balkan, Caucasus and Turkic Republics. 22-24 October 2009, Isparta, TURKEY.
  • Erguder T.H., Guven E., Demirer G.N. “The inhibitory effects and removal of dieldrin in upflow anaerobic sludge blanket (UASB) reactors”. 9th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion. 2-6 September 2001, Antwerpen, BELGIUM.
  • Erguder T.H., Guven E., Demirer G.N. “The inhibitory effects of two organochlorine insecticides; lindane and dieldrin on anaerobic cultures”. 9th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion. 2-6 September 2001, Antwerpen, BELGIUM.
  • Erguder T.H., Tezel U., Guven E., Demirer G.N. “Anaerobic biotransformation and methane generation potential of cheese whey in batch and UASB reactors”. Turkish-German Symposium on Recent Advances in Wastewater Treatment, October 2001, Izmir, TURKEY.
  • Demirer G.N., Duran M., Erguder T.H., Guven E., Ugurlu O., Tezel U. “Anaerobic treatability and biogas production potential studies of different agro-industrial wastes in Turkey”. 4th International Symposium on Environmental Biotechnology, 10-12 April 2000, Noordwijkerhout, NETHERLANDS.
  • Erguder T.H., Demirer G.N. “Anaerobic treatment of olive mill wastes (OMWs) in batch reactors”. 10th International Symposium on Environmental Pollution and Its Impact on Life in Mediterranean Region, MESAEP, 2-6 October 1999, Alicante, SPAIN.
  • Guven E., Erguder T.H., Demirer G.N. “Determination of the optimum loading strategies for monochloro-, trichloro-, and 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acids to anaerobic cultures”. 7th International Conference of Israel Society for Ecology and Environmental Quality Sciences, IAWR and IAWQ, 14-18 June 1999, Jerusalem, ISRAEL.

Publications in National Conference Proceedings

  • Ersan CY., Erguder TH., “The effect of aerobic-anoxic period sequence on granulation in sequencing batch reactors and N-COD removal efficiency”, ÇEVKOS VII, 22-23 November 2012, İstanbul.
  • Ergüder T.H., Boon N., Vlaeminck SE, Verstraete W., “Partial nitrification  by pulse sulfide doses”, ITU 12th Industrial Pollution Control Symposium-EKK 2010, 119-127, 16-18 June 2010, İstanbul.
  •  Erguder T.H., Demirer G.N., “Granulation of a mixture of suspended anaerobic and aerobic cultures under alternating anaerobic / microaerobic / aerobic conditions”, 6th National Environmental Engineering Symposium. 24-26 November 2005, İstanbul.
  • Uzal N., Erguder T.H., Tezel U., Imamoglu I., Demirer G.N., “The application of natural zeolites in environmental pollution control and an example application for Cu(II) removal”, 2nd National Environmental Pollution Control Symposium. 22-24 October 2003, Ankara.
  • Erguder T.H., Guven E., Demirer G.N., “The inhibitory effect and removal of an organochlorine insecticide, dieldrin, in anaerobic treatment systems” 4th National Environmental Engineering Congress, UCTEA Chamber of Environmental Engineers. 7-10 November 2001, Mersin.
  • Güven E., Ergüder T.H., Tezel U., Demirer G.N., “Inhibitory effects of trichloroacetic and 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acids on upflow anaerobic sludge blanket reactors”, 4th National Environmental Engineering Congress, UCTEA Chamber of Environmental Engineers, 7-10 November 2001, Mersin.
  • Tezel U., Güven E., Ergüder T.H., Demirer G.N., “Biological treatment of Dalaman SEKA pulp and paper industry effluent in Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket Reactors”, 4th National Environmental Engineering Congress, UCTEA Chamber of Environmental Engineers, 7-10 November 2001, Mersin.
  • Demirer G.N., Duran M., Guven E., Ugurlu O., Erguder T.H., Tezel U., Şen S., Korkusuz A., Varolan N., “Biogas generation from organic wastes with anaerobic treatment methods: applicability in Turkey”. Symposium on Renewable Energy Sources. 18-20 January 2001, İzmir.
  • Demirer G.N., Duran M., Guven E., Ugurlu O., Erguder T.H., Tezel U., Şen S., Korkusuz A., Varolan N., Demirci G., Çapar G., Acuner E., Şahinkaya E., “Biogas generation from organic wastes by anaerobic biotechnology”. 3rd National Symposium on Clean Energy. 15-17 November 2000, İstanbul.
  • Demirer G.N., Duran M., Erguder T.H., Guven E., Ugurlu O., Tezel U., “Anaerobic treatment and biogas generation potential of organic wastes; potential and technology applicability in Turkey”. Environmental Pollution Priorities of TURKEY . 18-19 November 1999, Gebze-Kocaeli.
  • Erguder T.H., Demirer G.N., “Anaerobic treatment and biogas generation potential of olive mill wastes”. 1st Ecological Agriculture Symposium of TURKEY. 21-23 June 1999, Izmir.

Unrefereed Journal Publications (National)

  • Demirer GN., Duran M., Guven E., Ugurlu O., Erguder TH., Tezel U., Sen S., Korkusuz EA., and Varolan N., 2001. “Biogas production from organic wastes: Applicability in Turkey”, Industry & Automation, No: 47, February 2001, 56-60. (in Turkish)

Unrefereed Conference/Workshop Publications (National)

  • Aksoy A., Demirer G.N., Ergüder T.H., İmamoğlu İ., Sanin D.F., Tuncel G., “Evaluation of environmental engineering programs”, 2.Workshop on Developments in Environmental Engineering Education and Profession, UCTEA Chamber of Environmental Engineers, Antalya, 25-26 March 2011, Antalya, Turkey. pg. 9-27.
  • Alp E, Erguder TH, Kaymak B. “Accreditation in environmental engineering education”, 2.Workshop on Developments in Environmental Engineering Education and Profession, UCTEA Chamber of Environmental Engineers, Antalya, 25-26 March 2011, Antalya, Turkey. pg. 67-80.
  • Aksoy A., Demirer G.N., Ergüder T.H., İmamoğlu İ., Sanin D.F., Tuncel G., “The evaluation of scientific works performed in environmental engineering departments of our country”, 2.Workshop on Developments in Environmental Engineering Education and Profession, UCTEA Chamber of Environmental Engineers, Antalya, 25-26 March 2011, Antalya, Turkey. pg. 83-111.

Book chapter

  • T.H. Ergüder and G.N. Demirer. 2010. Biological Treatment of Micropollutants, in: Treatment of Micropollutants in Water and Wastewater. Eds.: J. Virkutyte, G. E. Hoag, R.S. Varma and V. Jegatheesan, IWA Publishing, London, UK. pg. 239-294.