Prof. Dr. Filiz B. Dilek

Prof. Dr. Filiz B. Dilek
 
Interest Areas
Water and wastewater treatment;
Biological treatment of wastewaters;
Industrial wastewater treatment;
Microbiology of wastewater treatment;
Physico-chemical treatment processes.
E-mail: fdilek {at} metu.edu.tr
Phone: +90-312-210-5877  Fax: +90-312-210-2646 

Education

  • Ph.D. Middle East Technical University, Environmental Engineering Department, 1991.
  • M.S. Middle East Technical University, Environmental Engineering Department, 1985.
  • B.S. Middle East Technical University, Environmental Engineering Department, 1982.

Membership in Professional Societies

  • IWA-The International Water Association (1992-2007)
  • Water Pollution Research and Control National Committee (SKAKTMK )
  • MÜDEK- Association for Evaluation and Accreditation of Engineering Programs (2012- )

Awards

  • 1st of 1982-1983 Graduates of Environmental Engineering Department

Fellowships

  • Postdoctoral fellowship, British Councill, 1993 - 1994
  • Research University- University of New Castle Upon Tyne, Civil Engineering Department Environmental Engineering Group

Positions Held

Academic Positions Held

  • 01/1999 - to date     METU, Environmental Engineering Department, Professor
  • 10/1992 - 01/1999   METU, Environmental Engineering Department, Associate Professor
  • 12/1991 - 10/1992   METU, Environmental Engineering Department, Instructor
  • 10/1982 - 12/1991   METU, Environmental Engineering Department, Research Assistant

Administrative Positions Held

  • 11/2013 -                METU Biotechnology Graduate Program, Chairperson.
  • 11/2003 - 11/2006   METU Environmental Engineering Department, Chairperson.
  • 09/1999 – 11/2003  METU, Environmental Engineering Department, Vice Chairperson
  • 12/1994 - 10/1998   METU, Environmental Engineering Department, Vice Chairperson

Interest Areas

  • Water and wastewater treatment; biological treatment of wastewaters
  • industrial wastewater treatment; microbiology of wastewater treatment
  • physico-chemical treatment processes, environmental assessment for industrial processes using LCA

Teaching Experience

  • Undergraduate Courses

Introduction to Environmental Engineering
Environmental Microbiology
Environmental Pollution and Ecology
Fundamentals of Biological Treatment
Chemical Microbiology Laboratory
Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering
Physico-chemical Principles of Enironmental Engineering
Solid Waste Engineering

  • Graduate Courses

Industrial Water and Wastewater Treatment


Publications

International Journals

  • Yetis, U,, Jakobsen, J.B., Dilek, F.B., Kıyık, E., Mugoša, S, Novović, J., Kerestecioglu, M., Solid Waste Management Scenarios For Cetinje in Montenegro, Waste Management & Research (in press).
  • Varol, C., Uzal, N., Dilek, F.B., Kitis, M., Yetis, U,. Recovery of caustic from mercerizing wastewaters of a denim textile mill. Desalination and Water Treatment, 53(12), 3418-3426, 2015.
  • Yavuz, M., Oggioni, M., Dilek, F.B., Yetis, U, Biocides in Drinking Water System of Ankara, Turkey. Desalination and Water Treatment, 53(12), 3253-3262, 2015.
  • Koc, A., Orhon, K.B., Ogutverici, A., Yılmaz, L., Furi, L., Oggioni, M.R., Dilek, F.B., Yetis, U,. Is Adsorption an Artifact in Experimentation with Triclosan?, Desalination and Water Treatment, 52(37-39), 7101-7107, 2014.
  • Yilmaz, O., Can, Z.S., Toroz, I., Dogan, O., Oncel, S., Alp, E., Dilek, F.B., Karanfil, T., Yetis, U, Use of theoretical waste inventories in planning and monitoring of hazardous waste management systems, Waste Management and Research, 32(8) 763–771, 2014.
  • Kentel, E., Aksoy, A., Büyüker, B., Dilek, F.B., Girgin, S., Ipek, M.H., Polat, S., Yetis, U, Unlü, K., Challenges in Development and Implementation of Health-Risk-Based Soil Quality Guidelines: Turkey's Experience, Risk Analysis, 31 (4), 657-667, 2011.
  • Yigit, C., Maden, G., Disa, N., Yilmaz, O., Ogutverici, A., Alp, E., Unlu, K., Gokcay, C.F., Dilek, F.B., Dogan, O. Karanfil, T., Yetis, U,. Hazardous waste management in Turkey: current legislative requirements and future challenges, Desalination and Water Treatment, 26, 152-159, 2011.
  • Bural, C.B., Demirer, G.N., Kantoglu, O., Dilek, F.B., Treatment of opium alkaloid contaınıng wastewater  in sequencing batch reactor (SBR)- effect of gamma irradıation, Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 79(4), 519-526, 2010.
  • Oztürk, E, Demirer, GN, Yetis, U, Dilek, F.B..  Pre-evaluation for the chemical substitution in a textile mill in Turkey. İTÜ Journal/e, Water Pollution Control, 20(2), 12-24, 2010. (In Turkish).
  • A. Merve Kocabas, Hande Yukseler, Dilek, F.B., Yetis, U, Adoption of European Union's IPPC directive to a textile mill: analysis of water and energy consumption, Journal of Environmental Management, 91, 102-113, 2009.
  • Ozturk, E., Yetis, U, Dilek, F.B., Demirer, G.N., A chemical substitution study for a wet processing textile mill in Turkey, Journal of Cleaner Production, 17(2), 239-247, 2009
  • Sahinkaya, E., Dilek, F. B, The Growth Behavior of Chlorella vulgaris in the presence of 4-Chlorophenol and 2,4-Dichlorophenol, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 72 (3), 781-786, March 2009.
  • Sahinkaya, E., Nigmet Uzal, Yetis, U,, Filiz B. Dilek, Biological treatment and nanofiltration of denim textile wastewater for reuse, J. Hazardous Materials, 153(3), 1142-1148, May 2008.
  • Devrim Kaya, Dilek, F.B., Celal F. Gokcay, Reuse of lagoon effluents in agriculture by post-treatment in a step feed dual treatment (SFTD®) process.), Desalination, 215, 29-36, 2007.
  • Nuray Ates, S. Sule Kaplan, Sahinkaya, E.,, Mehmet Kitis, Dilek, F.B., Yetis, U,, Occurrence of disinfection by-products in low DOC surface waters in Turkey, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 142, 526–534, 2007.
  • Sahinkaya, E., Dilek, F. B, Effect of Feeding Time on the Performance of a Sequencing Batch Reactor Treating a Mixture of 4-CP And 2,4-DCP, Journal of Environmental Management, 83(4), 427-436, 2007.
  • Sahinkaya, E., Dilek, F. B. Modelling Chlorophenols Degradation in Sequencing Batch Reactors with Instantaneous Feed- Effect of 2,4-DCP Presence on 4-CP Degradation Kinetics, Biodegradation, 18(4), 427-437, 2007.
  • Sahinkaya, E., Dilek, F. B,, Biodegradation Kinetics of 2,4-Dichlorophenol by Acclimated Mixed Cultures, Journal of Biotechnology, 127(4), 716-726, 2007.
  • Sahinkaya, E., Dilek, F. B, Biodegradation of 4-CP and 2,4-DCP Mixture in a Rotating Biological Contactor (RBC), Biochemical Engineering Journal, 31(2), 141-147, 2006.
  • Sahinkaya, E., Dilek, F. B. Effect of Biogenic Substrate Concentration on 4- Chlorophenol Degradation Kinetics in Sequencing Batch Reactors with Instantaneous Feed, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 137(1), 282-287, 2006.
  • Gulkaya, I., Surucu,G., Dilek F.B., Importance of H2O2/Fe2+ Ratio in Fenton's Treatment of a Carpet Dyeing Wastewater, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 136(3), 763-769, 2006.
  • G Ozsoy, F.B. Dilek, FD Sanin, An investigation of agricultural use potential of wastewater sludges in Turkey- case of heavy metals, Water Science and Technology, 54 (5): 155-161, 2006.
  • Sahinkaya, E., Dilek, F. B. Effect of biogenic substrate concentration on chlorophenols degradation kinetics, J. Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 81(9), 1530–1539, 2006.
  • Tekin H, Bilkay O,. Ataberk SS, Balta TH, Ceribasi IH, Sanin FD, Dilek F.B., Ulku Yetis, Use of Fenton Oxidation to Improve the Biodegradability of a Pharmaceutical Wastewater, Journal of Hazardous Materials, B136 258-265, 2006.
  • Sahinkaya, E., Dilek, F. B. Effect of biogenic substrate concentration on the performance of sequencing batch reactor treating 4-CP and 2,4-DCP mixtures, Journal of Hazardous Materials,128(2-3), 258-264, 2006.
  • Sahinkaya, E., Dilek, F. B. Biodegradation of 4-chlorophenol by acclimated and unacclimated activated sludge—evaluation of biokinetic coefficients, Environmental Research, 99(2), 243-252, 2005.
  • Tokmak, B., Capar, G., Dilek, F.B.,Yetis, U. Trihalomethanes and associated potential cancer risks in the water supply in Ankara, Turkey, Environmental Research, 96, 345-352, 2004.
  • Acuner, E., Dilek, F.B. Treatment of Tectilon Yellow 2G by Chlorella vulgaris, Process Biochemistry, 39(5), 623-631, 2004.
  • Ozkan, M. Dilek, F.B, Yetis, U., Ozcengiz, G. Nutritional and cultural parameters influencing antidipteran delta-endotoxin production, Research in Microbiology,154 (1), 49-53, 2003.
  • Dilek F. B., Yetis U., Gokcay C.F. Water Savings And Sludge Minimization In A Beet-Sugar Factory Through Re-Design Of The Wastewater Treatment Facility, Journal of Cleaner Production, 11(3), 327-331, 2003.
  • Sahinkaya E, Dilek F.B., Effects of 2,4-dichlorophenol on activated sludge, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 59(2-3), 361-367, 2002.
  • Tarlan, E., Yetiş, U, Dilek, F.B., Algal Treatment of Pulp and Paper Industry Wastewaters in SBR Systems, Water Science and Technology, 45(12), 151-158, 2002.
  • Tarlan, E., Dilek, F.B., Yetis, U. Effectiveness of Algea in the Treatment of a Wood-based Pulp and Paper Industry Wastewater, Bioresource Technology, 84(1), 1-5, 2002.
  • Dilek, F.B., Erbay, A., Yetis, U., Ni(II) Biosorption by Polyporous versicolor, Process Biochemistry, 37(7), 723-726, 2002.
  • Gokcay, C.F., Kolonkaya, N., Dilek, F.B., Biological Solubilization of Turkish Lignites Fuel , 80, 1421-1433, 2001.
  • Dilek, F.B., Bese, S., Treatment of Pulping Effluents by Using Alum and Clay-Colour Removal and Sludge Characteristics, Water SA, 27(3), 361-366, 2001.
  • Capar, G., Demirer, G.N., Dilek, F.B., Yetis, U., Removal of Trihalomethane Precursors by Granular Activated Carbon Treatment, Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 10(2), 197-202, 2001.
  • Yetis, U., Dolek, A., Dilek, F.B., Ozcengiz G., The Removal of Pb(II) by Phanerochaete chrysosporium, Water Research, 34(16), 4090-4100, 2000.
  • Dilek, F.B., Taplamacıoglu, H., Tarlan E., Colour and AOX Removal from Pulping Effluents by Algae, J. of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 52, 585-591, 1999.
  • Demirbaş, G. Gokcay, C.F., Dilek, F.B., Treatment of Organic Chlorine in Pulping Effluents by Activated Sludge, , Water Science and Technology, 40(1), 275-279, 1999 .
  • Demirbas, G. Gokcay, C.F., Dilek, F.B., Sequence of Microbial Populations Associated with the treatment of Pulping Effluents in a Model Activated Sludge Plant, Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 7(1a/2a), 114-119, 1998.
  • Yetis, U, Ozcengiz, G, Dilek, F.B., Ergen, N., Erbay, A., Dolek, A., Heavy Metal Biosorption by White-rot Fungi, Water Science and Technology, 38(4-5), 323-330, 1998.
  • Dilek, F.B., Gokcay, C.F., Yetis, U., Combined effects of Ni(II) and Cr(VI) on Activated Sludge, Water Research, 32(2), 303-312, 1998.
  • Dilek, F.B. Anderson, G.K., Bloor, J., Investigation into the Microbiology of a High Rate Jet-loop Activated Sludge Reactor Treating Brewery Wastewater, Water Science and Technology, 34(5-6), 107-112, 1996.
  • Dilek, F.B., Gokcay, C.F., Microbiology of Activated Sludge Treating Wastewater Containing Ni(II) and Cr(VI), Water Science and Technology, 34(5-6), 183-191, 1996.
  • Dilek F.B., Gokcay, C.F., Treatment of Effluents from Hemp-Based Pulp and Paper Industry I. Waste Characterization and Physico-chemical Treatability, Water Science and Technology, 29(9), 165-168, 1994.
  • Gokcay, C.F., Dilek, F.B., Treatment of Effluents from Hemp-Based Pulp and Paper Industry II. Biological Treatability of Pulping Effluents, Water Science and Technology, 29(9), 161-163, 1994.
  • Dilek F.B., Yetis, U., Effects of Heavy Metals on Activated Sludge process, Water Science and Technology, 26(3-4), 801-813, 1992.
  • Dilek, F.B., Gokcay, C.F.,Yetis, U., Effects of Cu on the Chemostat Containing Activated Sludge, Environmental Technology, 12, 1007-1016, 1991.
  • Gokcay C.F., Dilek, F.B., Effects of Nickel, Chromium and Initial Feed Concentration on the Batch Growth of a Microbial Consortium Developed from Sewage, Environmental Technology, 12(1-11), 1991.

National Journals

  • Ozturk, E., Demirer, G.N., Yetis, U., Dilek, F.B.  Türkiye’de bir tekstil fabrikasında kimyasal madde değişimine yönelik ön değerlendirme. İTÜ Dergisi/e, Su Kirlenmesi Kontrolü, 20(2), 12-24, 2010.
  • Sahinkaya, E., Dilek F.B., Dönen biyolojik disk kullanarak klorofenol içeren atıksuların arıtılması, Su Kirlenmesi Kontrolu Dergisi, Cilt. 17, No. 1, 15-24, 2007.
  • Sahinkaya, E., Dilek F.B., Kolay Parçalanabilen Organik Madde Konsantrasyonunun 4-KF ve 2,4-DKF Arıtan Ardışık Kesikli Reaktör Verimi Üzerine Etkisi, Çevre Bilim ve Teknoloji Teknik Dergisi, Cilt 2, Sayı 3, sayfa 237-251, 2005.
  • Sahinkaya, E., Dilek F.B., Aerobik Kesikli ve ardışık kesikli reaktörler kullanılarak 2,4-DCP arıtımı, Çevre Bilim ve Teknoloji Teknik Dergisi, Cilt 2, sayı 1, sayfa 29-37, 2004.
  • Cangir,T.B., Çapar, G., Dilek F.B., Yetiş, Ü., Ankara İçme Suyu Dağıtım Şebekesinde Trihalometanlar, Çevre Bilim ve Teknoloji Teknik Dergisi, Cilt. 1, Sayı.3, 39-46, 2003.
  • Orhon, D., Dilek, F.B., Sözen, S., Izmir Metropoliten Alanında Atıksu Yönetimine Esas Olan Çözümlerin Değerlendirilmesi, Su Kirlenmesi Kontrolu Dergisi, Cilt. 6, No. 2, 23-30, 1996.
  • Dilek, F.B, Gökçay, C.F., Oğuz, M., Enuysal, M., Uluğ,E., Seka-Kastamonu Kağıt ve Selüloz Fabrikası Atıksularının Karakterizasyonu ve Arıtılması, Su Kirlenmesi Kontrolü Dergisi, Cilt 2, Sayı 3, 129-139, 1992.
  • Gökçay, C.F., Dilek, F.B., Sürücü, G., Uluğ, E., Kağıt Endüstrisi Atıksularının Biyolojik Yolla Arıtılması, Su Kirlenmesi Kontrolü Dergisi, Cilt 2, Sayı 3, 119-127, 1992.
  • Dölek, A., Yetiş, Ü., Dilek, F.B., Metal Arıtımında Yeni bir Yöntem, Su Kirlenmesi Kontrolü Dergisi, Cilt 8, Sayı 2, 49-54, 1998.
  • Tarlan, E., Yetiş, Ü., Dilek, F.B., Kağıt Sanayii Atıksularının Algler ile Arıtım Kinetiği, Ege Üniversitesi Su Ürünleri Dergisi 1. Alg Teknolojisi Sempozyumu Özel Sayısı, 2002.

Conference Proceedings

International

  • Yetis, U., Jakopsen, J.B., Dilek, F.B., Kıyık, E., Mugosa, S., Novovic, J., Kerestecioğlu, M., Solid Waste Management Scenarios for Cetinje in Montenegro, 2nd Int Confrence on Sustainable Solid Waste Management, Athens 2014, June 12-14 2014, Athens.
  • Dilek, F.B., Yetis, U., Exploring Stabilization Alternatives for a Lime-Softening Sludge with a High Organic Content, 2nd Int Confrence on Sustainable Solid Waste Management, Athens 2014, June 12-14 2014, Athens.
  • Yılmaz, O., Can, Z., Toroz, I., Doğan, O., Oncel, S., Alp, E., Dilek, F.B., Karanfil, T., Yetis, U.. Use of Theoretical Waste Inventories in Planning and Monitoring of Hazardous Waste Management Systems: A Case Study of Turkey, SDEWES 2014, Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water, and Environment Systems, Sept. 20-27, 2014, Venice-Istanbul.
  • Olmez, G.M., Dilek, F.B., Karanfil, T., Yetis, U., The Environmental Impacts of Iron and Steel Industry: A Life Cycle Assessment Study. SDEWES 2014, Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water, and Environment Systems, Sept. 20-27, 2014 Venice-Istanbul.
  • Yetis, U., Jakobsen, J.B., Dilek, F.B., Kıyık, E., Kerestecioglu, M., Exploring Solid Waste Management Scenarios for the City of Cetinje in Montenegro,” the Twenty-Ninth International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management,  Philadelphia, PA U.S.A. March 30-April 2, 2014.
  • Yavuz, M., Ogutverici, A., Oggioni, M., Dilek, F.B., Yetis, U., Biocides in Drinking Water System of Ankara, Turkey. International Conference Win4Life, Sept 19-21, 2013, Tinos Island, Greece.
  • Varol, C., Uzal, N., Dilek, F.B., Kitis, M., Yetis, U., Caustic Recovery from Denim Mercerizing Wastewaters using Membrane Technology. International Conference Win4Life, Sept 19-21, 2013, Tinos Island, Greece.
  • Lira, F., Dilek, F.B., Yetis, U., Coimbra, M.E., Freitas, A.T., Pallara, G., Viti, C.,, Oggioni, M.R., Cuesta, T., Martínez, J.L.,  Effect of triclosan on the selection of antibiotic resistance in sludge from wastewater treatment plants.  5th congress of European Microbiologist- FEMS congress July 21-25 2013, Leipizig – Germany.
  • Alp,E., Bakkaloglu, S., Yigit,C., Olmez, G., Cakir, N., Yılmaz, O., Nuray, A., Doğru, B., Gokcay, C.F., Unlu, K., Dilek, F.B., Karanfil, T., Yetis, U., Hazardous Waste Declaration System – Development of Waste Control Mechanisms by Statistical Tools, İTÜ XIII Indsutrial Pollution Control Symposium, 17-19 Oct 2012, İstanbul.
  • Yigit, C., Olmez, G., Dilek, F.B., Karanfil, T., Yetis, U.,Waste Management in Foundries, Proceedings of the 3rd International CEMEPE & SECOTOX Conference, Skiathos, June 19-24, 2011.
  • Tezce, G., Yetis, U., Dilek, F.B., Drinking Water Quality in Ankara: A Monitoring Study, SDEWES - The 6th Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, Sept 25-29, 2011, Dubrovnik, Crotia.
  • Yigit, C., Olmez, G., Dilek F.B., Karanfil, T., and Yetis, U., Cleaner Production Practices in Iron and Steel Production – A Case Study. Third International Conference on Environmental Management, Engineering, Planning and Economics (CEM), June 2011, Greece.  
  • Varol C., Uzal N., Dilek F.B., Kitis M, Yetis, U.,  Caustic Recovery From Denim Mercerizing Wastewaters Using Membrane Technology. IWA Regional Conference and Exhibition on Membrane Technology and Water Reuse, Oct. 18-22, 2010, Istanbul.
  • Karabacak A., Dilek F. B., Yilmaz L., Kitis M.,Yetis U. Sulphate removal by nanofiltration from surface waters.  IWA Regional Conference and Exhibition on Membrane Technology and Water Reuse, Oct. 18-22, 2010, Istanbul.
  • Yetiş, U., Dilek, F.B., Yılmaz, L., Demirer, GN., Kitis, M., Challenge and Opportunity on the Water Reuse in Textile Industry. 6th Chemical Engineering Conference for Collaborative Research in Eastern Mediterranean Countries, Antalya, Mart 2010.
  • Yigit,C., Maden,G., Disa, N., Yılmaz, O., Alp, E., Unlu, K., Gokcay, CF., Dilek, F.B., Dogan, O., Karanfil, T., Yetis, U., Comparison between EU and Turkish Legislation on Hazardous Waste Management- Reporting Requirements, ULE 2009, International Workshop on Urbanization, Land Use, Land degradation and Environment, Sept. 28- Oct 1, 2009, Denizli.
  • Kocabas, A.M., Yukseler, H., Dilek, F.B., Yetis, U., Adoption of EU's IPPC Directive: Optimization of Water and Energy Consumption in a Textile Mill, Protectıon Aad Restoratıon of the Environment IX, 29 June-3 July, 2008, Kefalonia, Greece.
  • Ozturk E., Yetis U., Dilek F.B., Demirer G.N., 2008. A chemical substitution study for a wet processing textile mill in Turkey, 5th BMBF-Forum for Sustainability and 12th European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production (erscp2008), BMBF and FONA, Berlin, Germany, 23 - 25 September 2008. 
  • Kaya, D., Dilek, F.B., Gokcay, C.F., Upgrading of pond effluents for reuse 6th IWA specialty conference on wastewater reclamation & reuse for sustainability, 9-12 October 2007, Antwerp, Belgium.
  • Yukseler, H., Uzal, N., Unlu, M., Varol,C., Sahinkaya, E., Yigit, N.O., Yilmaz, L., Demirer, G.N., Kitis, M., Dilek, F.B., Yetis, U., Integrated wastewater management in a denim manufacturing textile mill-implementation of EU’s IPPC directive, 6th IWA specialty conference on wastewater reclamation & reuse for sustainability, 9-12 October 2007, Antwerp, Belgium.
  • Unlu, M., Yukseler, HH., Uzal, NN., Kitis, M., Demirer, GG..N., Dilek, F.B., Yetis, U., Indıgo Dyeıng Wastewater Reclamatıon by Mıcrofıltratıon and Coagulatıon Processes, PERMEA 2007, Membrane Science and Technology Conference of visegrad Countries, Sept. 2-6, 2007, Siofok, Hungary.
  • Varol, C., Uzal, N., Dilek, F.B., Kitis, M., Yetis, U., Caustıc Recovery From Hıghly Alkalıne Denım Fınıshıng Wastewaters Usıng Membrane Technology, PERMEA 2007, Membrane Science and Technology Conference of visegrad Countries, Sept. 2-6, 2007, Siofok, Hungary
  • Sahinkaya, E., Dilek, F.B., Toxicity of 2,4-Dcp on 4-Cp Biodegradation by a Mixed Enrichement Culture, 3rd International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, The American Academy of Sciences, August 6-9, 2007, Houston, Texas.
  • Bural, C.B., Ozdemir, R.T., Kantoglu, O., Demirer, G.N., Dilek, F.B., Biological Treatability of Alkaloid Wastewater- Effect of Irradiation and Fenton’s Oxidation as Pretreatment, The Fourth Eurasian Conference on Nuclear Science and its Application, Book of Abstracts (p. 101), Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Institute of Radiation Problems, Oct 31-Nov. 3, 2006, Baku.
  • Sahinkaya E. and Dilek F.B. 4-Chlorophenol Degradation Kinetics in Sequencing Batch Reactors - Effect of Biogenic Substrate Concentration, IWA The Seventh International Symposium on Waste Management Problems in Agro-Industries, 27–29 September 2006, Amsterdam RAI, The Netherlands.
  • Uzal N., Yukseler H., Unlu M., Yılmaz O., Varol C., Demirer G.N., Dilek F.B., Yetiş Ü., Water Reuse and Recycling opportunities in dyeing process of a denim producing factory, IWA, The Seventh International Symposium on Waste Management Problems in Agro-Industries, 27-29 September 2006, Amsterdam RAI, The Netherlands.
  • Yükseler, H., Uzal, N., Unlu, M., Yılmaz, O., Varol, C., Demirer, G.N., Dilek, F.B., Yetiş, Ü., Adoption Of EU’s IPPC Directive: Determining BAT In A Turkish Denim Manufacturing Plant, The Seventh International Symposium On Waste Management Problems In Agro-Industries, 27–29 September 2006, Amsterdam RAI, The Netherlands.
  • Kaya, D., Dilek, F.B., Gokcay, C.F., Reuse of Lagoon Effluents in Agriculture by Post- Treatment in a Step Feed Dual Treatment (SFDT) Process, MEDA WATER International Conference on Sustainable Water Management Rational Water Use, Wastewater Treatment and Reuse (RUWTR 2006) June 8-10, 2006, Marrakesh, Morroco.
  • Ozturk, E., Alanya, S., Morova, F., Yetis, U., Dilek, F.B, Demirer, G.N., A Chemıcal Substıtutıon Study For a Wet Processıng Textıle Mıll in Turkey, EMAN 9th Annual Conference, April 26 and 27, 2006, Graz University of Technology, Rechbauerstraße 12, Graz, Austria.
  • Alanya, S., Ozturk, E., Morova, F., Yetis, U., Dilek, F.B, Demirer, G.N., Environmental Performance Evaluation of Textile Wet Processing Sector in Turkey, EMAN 9th Annual Conference, April 26 and 27, 2006, Graz University of Technology, Rechbauerstraße 12, Graz, Austria.
  • Ozsoy, G., Dilek, F.B., Sanin, F.D. Development of a Microwave-Assisted Digestion Technique for the Extraction of Heavy Metals from Sewage Sludge, IWA World Water Congress, 10-14 September 2006, Beijing, China.
  • Ozsoy, G., Dilek F.B., Sanin F.D., An investigation of Agricultural Use Potential of Wastewater Sludges in Turkey- Case of Heavy Metals, IWA Conference on Management of Residues Emanating from Water and Wastewater Treatment, August 9-12, 2005, Johannesburgh, S. Africa.
  • Şahinkaya, E., Dilek F.B., Effect of Biogenic Substrate Concentration on Performance of Sequencing Batch Reactor Treating 4-CP and 2,4-DCP Mixture, 3rd European Bioremediation Conference, 3-10 Temmuz 2005, Chania, Greece.
  • Kaya D., Dilek, F.B., Gokcay, C.F., Removal of Algae with Trickling Filter, 1st Zero-M Conference on Sustainable Water Management, March 15-16, 2005, İstanbul, Türkiye.
  • Sahinkaya, E., Dilek, F.B., An investigation into the mixotrophic and heterotrophic growth of Chlorella vulgaris in the presence of different organic compounds, IWA World Water Congress, Marrakesh, Sept. 19-24, 2004.
  • Erler, Y., Dilek, F.B, Treatment Of Azo Dye Bearing Wastewater Using White Rot Fungus, 9th IWA Specialised Conference Design, Operation and Economics of Large Wastewater Treatment Plants, Sept. 1-4, 2003, Praha, Czech Republic.
  • Tarlan E., Yetiş,U., Dilek, F.B., Kinetics of COD Removal From Pulping Effluents by Algae in SBR Systems, 9th IWA Specialised Conference Design, Operation and Economics of Large Wastewater Treatment Plants, Sept. 1-4, 2003, Praha, Czech Republic.
  • Yetis, U., Dilek, F.B., Tarlan E., Biological Degradation of Lignin-derived Chlorinated and Non-chlorinated Organics by Photosynthetic Microorganisms, 1st International Congress on the Chemistry of Natural Products, Oct. 16-19, 2002, Trabzon, Türkiye.
  • Sahinkaya E., Dilek F.B., Aerobic Chlorophenol Treatment Using Fed-Batch and Sequencing Batch Reactors, WEFTEC 2002- Water Environment Federation's 75th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference, Sept. 28- Oct. 2, 2002, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • Acuner E., Dilek F.B., Algal Treatment Of Textile Dyehouse Wastewater, WEFTEC 2002- Water Environment Federation's 75th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference, Sept. 28- Oct. 2, 2002, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • Tarlan, E., Dilek, F.B., Yetis,U., Treatment of Pulping Industry Wastewaters by Algae in SBR Systems: Effects of Temperature, Proceedings of ISWA 2002-World Environment Congress and Exhibition-Appr.Env.and Solid Waste Manag.and Tech.for Dev.Con., July 2002, İstanbul, Turkey.
  • Sahinkaya E., Dilek F.B., Toxicity and Treatability of 4-Chlorophenol and 2,4-Dichlorophenol under Anoxic Conditions, Proceedings of ISWA 2002-World Environment Congress and Exhibition-Appr.Env.and Solid Waste Manag.and Tech.for Dev.Con., July 2002, İstanbul, Turkey.
  • Sahinkaya E., Dilek F.B., Monitoring Toxicity Chlorophenols on Activated Sludge Biomass, Proceedings of ISWA 2002-World Environment Congress and Exhibition-Appr.Env.and Solid Waste Manag.and Tech.for Dev.Con., July 2002, İstanbul, Turkey.
  • Yetis,U., Dilek, F.B., Tarlan, E., Kerestecioglu, M. Solid Waste Landfill Site Selection-A Case Study:, EPMR 2002, International Conference on Environmental Problems of the Mediterranean Region, April 12-15, 2002, N. Cyprus.
  • Girgin, S., Unlu, K., Tasel E., Tokmak, B., Tokcaer, E., Oguz, O., Dilek, F.B., Yetis, U., Implementation of Geographic Information System on Development of the Environmental Emergency Response Plan for Marmara Region, EPMR 2002, International Conference on Environmental Problems of the Mediterranean Region, April 12-15, 2002, N. Cyprus.
  • Tarlan, E., Yetis, U, Dilek, F.B., Algal Treatment of Pulp and Paper Industry Wastewaters in SBR Systems, IWA Fifth International Symposium on Waste Management Problems in Agro-Industries, Nov 2001, Japon.
  • Dilek, F.B., Erbay, A., Yetis, U., Ni(II) Biosorption by Polyporous versicolor, IWA Sludge Management Entering the 3rd Millennium, March 23-25, 2001, Taiwan.
  • Dilek, F.B., Bese, S., Colour Removal From Pulp and Paper Industry Wastewaters By Using Alum and Clay, 1st World Water Congress of the International Water Association (IWA), 3-7 July 2000, Paris.
  • Capar, G., Yetis, U., Demirer, G.N., Dilek, F.B., Removal of THM Precursors by GAC Treatment, MESAEP, 10th International Symposium on Environmental Pollution and its Impact on Life in the Mediterranean Region, Oct. 2-6, 1999, Spain.
  • Tuzun, T., Surucu, G., Dilek, F.B., Use of Ferrate in Water and Wastewater Treatment, MESAEP, 10th International Symposium on Environmental Pollution and its Impact on Life in the Mediterranean Region, Oct. 2-6, 1999, Spain.
  • Surucu, G., Gokcay, C.F., Yetis, U, Dilek, F.B., Arıcan, B., Treatability of Carpet Dying Wastewater-Case Study, MESAEP, 10th International Symposium on Environmental Pollution and its Impact on Life in the Mediterranean Region, Oct. 2-6, 1999, Spain.
  • Gokcay, C.F., Yetis, U., Dilek, F.B., Metal Effects on the Biomass Yield of Activated Sludge, MESAEP, 10th International Symposium on Environmental Pollution and its Impact on Life in the Mediterranean Region, Oct. 2-6, 1999, Spain.
  • Dilek, F.B., Yetis, U., Gokcay, C.F., Demirbaş, G. and Çürük V., Waste Management Practice in a Beet-Sugar Factory, IAWQ Fourth International Symposium on Waste Management Problems in Agro-Industries, Sept. 23-25, 1998, Istanbul.
  • Demirbas, G. Gokcay, C.F., Dilek, F.B., Treatment of Organic Chlorine in Pulping Effluents by Activated Sludge, IAWQ Fourth International Symposium on Waste Management Problems in Agro-Industries, Sept. 23-25, 1998, Istanbul.
  • Yetis, U, Ozcengiz, G, Dilek, F.B., Ergen, N., Erbay, A., Dolek, A., Heavy Metal Biosorption by Polyporous versicolor and Phaneracatea chrysosporium, IAWQ 19th Biennial Conference, Water Quality International’98, June, 21-26,1998,Vancouver.
  • Dolek, A., Yetis, U., Dilek, F.B., Lead Sorption by Phanerochaete chrysosporium, IAWQ 19th Biennial Conference, Water Quality International’98, June, 21-26,1998,Vancouver.
  • Demirbas, G., Gokcay, C.F., Dilek, F.B., Treatment of Organic Chlorine in Pulping Effluents by Activated Sludge, IAWQ 19th Biennial Conference, Water Quality International’98, June, 21-26,1998, Vancouver.
  • Demirbas, G., Gokcay, C.F., Dilek, F.B. and Ataberk, S., Sequence of Microbial Populations Associated with the Treatment of Pulping Effluents in a Model Activated Sludge Plant, MESAEP, 9th International Symposium on Environmental Pollution and its Impact on Life in the Mediterranean Region, Oct., 4-9, 1997, Italya.
  • Erbay, A., Yetis, U., Dilek, F.B., Ozcengiz G., Heavy Metal Biosorption by P.versicolor, MESAEP, 9th International Symposium on Environmental Pollution and its Impact on Life in the Mediterranean Region, Oct., 4-9, 1997, Italya.
  • Katmer, P., Dilek, F.B., Gokcay, C.F., Assessment of Toxicity and Biodegradability of Pulping Effluents by Electrolytic Respirometry, MESAEP, 9th International Symposium on Environmental Pollution and its Impact on Life in the Mediterranean Region, Oct., 4-9, 1997, Italya.
  • Dilek, F.B., Taplamacıoglu, H., Treatment of Pulp and Paper Effluents by Algae-Decolorization and AOX Removal, Proceedings of IAWQ 2nd Specialized Conference on Pretreatment of Industrial Wastewaters Conference, Oct.,16-18, 1996, Athens.
  • Dilek, F.B., Gokcay, C.F., Microbiology of Activated Sludge Treating Wastewater Containing Ni(II) and Cr(VI), IAWQ Water Quality International'96, June 23-28, 1996, Singapur.
  • Dilek, F.B., Taplamacıoglu, H., Colour Removal from Kraft Mill Effluents by Algae, IAWQ Water Quality International'96, June 23-28, 1996, Singapur.
  • Dilek, F.B. Anderson, G.K., Bloor, J., Investigation into the Microbiology of a High Rate Jet-loop Activated Sludge Reactor Treating Brewery Wastewater, IAWQ Water Quality International'96, June 23-28, 1996, Singapur.
  • Yetis, U, Dilek, F.B., Surucu, G., Sahin, S.M., Treatment of Wastewaters Originating from Natural Marble Industry, IAWQ Water Quality International'96, June 23-28, 1996, Singapur.
  • Dilek F.B., Gokcay, C.F., Effect of Influent Strength on Ni(II)-treatıng Actıvated Sludge, Proceedings of IAWQ 17th Biennial Conference, July 24-30, 1994, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Dilek F.B., Gokcay, C.F., Treatment of Effluents from Hemp-Based Pulp and Paper Industry I. Waste Characterization and Physico-chemical Treatability, Proceedings of IAWQ International Specialized Conference on Pre-treatment of Industrial Wastewaters, 543-546, Oct 13-15, 1993, Athens, Greece.
  • Gokcay, C.F., Dilek, F.B., Treatment of Effluents from Hemp-Based Pulp and Paper Industry II. Biological Treatability of Pulping Effluents, Proceedings of IAWQ International Specialised Conference on Pre-treatment of Industrial Wastewaters, Oct 13-15, 1993, Athens, Greece.
  • Sürücü, G., Ataman, S., F.B. Dilek, Evsel Atıksuların Permanganat ile Arıtımı, Turk Devletleri arasında 2. ilmi işbirliği Konferansı, Alma-ata, Kazakistan, June 27-29, 1993.
  • Yetis, U., Dilek F.B., Gokcay,C.F., Effects of Heavy Metals on Biological Activity in BOD Bottle-Seed Biomass Concentration, Proceedings of Second Industrial Symposium on Waste Management Problems in Agro-Industries, Sept. 23-25, 1992, Istanbul.
  • Gokcay, C.F., Kolonkaya, N., Dilek, F.B., Atabey, M.E., Oğuz, M., K.Demirtas, Türk Linyitlerinin Biyolojik Yolla Sıvılaştırılması, Enerji Tasarrufu ve Enerji Verimliliği Uluslararası Semp., Nov.16-20, 1992.
  • Gokcay, C.F., Dilek, F.B., Surucu, G., Ulug, E., Selüloz Üretiminden Kaynaklanan Atıksuların Arıtılmaları, Dokuzuncu Türkiye-Almanya-Polonya Çevre Mühendisliği Sempozyumu, Oct., 5-7, 1992, Istanbul.
  • Demirer, G., Yetis, U., Dilek, F.B., Chromium Stimulation of Activated Sludge, 1st International Conference and Exhibition on Biological Waste Treatment, Herning, Denmark, June 1-4, 1992.
  • Dilek, F.B., Yetis, U., Effects of Heavy Metals on Activated Sludge Process, IAWPRC 16th Biennial International Conference, Washington, June, 1992.
  • Dilek, F.B., Gokcay, C.F., Effects of Selected Metals on Microbial Growth, International Urban Ecology Symposium, Izmir, June 5-10, 1991.

National

  • Kocabaş, M., Uzal, N., Yükseler, H., Ünlü, M., Şahinkaya, E., Yiğit, N.Ö., Varol, C., Mungan Arda, M., Doğru, B., Öztürk, E., Köseoğlu, H., Bural, C.B., Moralı, K., Yılmaz, Ö., Alanya, S., Yılmaz, L., Kerestecioğlu, M., Demirer, G.N., Kitiş, M., Dilek, F.B., Yetiş, U., Adoption of EU’s IPPC Directive in a Denim producing Textile Industry: BAT Applications, CEVKOS 2009, May 28-29, 2009, Gebze. (In Turkish)
  • Kocabaş AM, Yükseler H., Dilek F.B., Yetiş Ü, Avrupa Birliği IPPC direktifi çerçevesinde bir tekstil fabrikasında su kullanım performans değerlendirmesi, 11. Endüstriyel Kirlenme Kontrolü Sempozyumu, EKK 08, 11-13 Haziran 2008, İstanbul
  • Girgin S, Güvener, M, Polat Ş, Büyüker B Yetiş Ü, Dilek F.B., Aksoy A, Ünlü, K, Endüstriyel kaynaklı kirlenmiş sahaların yönetimi için bilgi sistemi geliştirilmesi, 11. Endüstriyel Kirlenme Kontrolü Sempozyumu, EKK 08, 11-13 Haziran 2008, İstanbul
  • Ünlü, K, Güvener, M, Girgin S, Yetiş Ü, Dilek F.B., Aksoy A, Büyüker B, Polat Ş., Endüstriyel kaynaklı kirlenmiş sahalar için çevre yönetim sistemi, 11. Endüstriyel Kirlenme Kontrolü Sempozyumu, EKK 08, 11-13 Haziran 2008, İstanbul
  • Ozsoy, G., Dilek F.B., Sanin FD., Development of a New Method for the Extraction of Heavy Metals from Sludge, 1st National Syposium on Treatment Plant Sludges, March 23-25, 2005, Izmir.
  • E Şahinkaya, N Ateş, E Atlı, B Tokmak, G Çapar, FD. Sanin, P Celtemen, F Baltacı, Ü Yetiş, F B. Dilek, DSİ Yönetimindeki İçme Suyu Amaçli Baraj Göllerinde Trihalometan Oluşum Potansiyeli, VI. Ulusal Çevre Mühendisliği Kongresi, TMMOB-ÇMO, Kasım 2005, İstanbul.
  • N Ateş, E Şahinkaya, E Atlı, G Çapar, B Tokmak, FD. Sanin, A.K. Onur, F Baltacı, M. Kitiş, Ü Yetiş, F B. Dilek, Türkiye’de İçme Suyu Arıtma Tesislerinde Tri-Halometan (THM) Oluşumu, VI. Ulusal Çevre Mühendisliği Kongresi, TMMOB-ÇMO, Kasım 2005, İstanbul.
  • N Ateş, Ş.Ş.Kaplan, E. Şahinkaya, Ü Yetiş, F B. Dilek, M. Kitiş, Türkiye’deki İçme Suyu Kaynaklarında Klorlama Sonucu Haloasetik Asitlerin Oluşumu ve Türleri, VI. Ulusal Çevre Mühendisliği Kongresi, TMMOB-ÇMO, Kasım 2005, İstanbul.
  • Sahinkaya, E., Dilek, F.B., Aerobik Kesikli Ve Ardışık Kesikli Reaktörler Kullanılarak 2,4-Diklorofenol’ün Arıtımı , V. Ulusal Çevre Mühendisliği Kongresi, TMMOB-ÇMO, 1-4 Ekim 2003, Ankara.
  • Sahinkaya, E., Dilek, F.B., 4-klorofenol’ün Aerobik Arıtımı ve Biyokinetik Sabitlerin Tayini , 2. Ulusal Çevre Kirliliği Kontrolü Sempozyumu, 22-24 Ekim 2003, Ankara.
  • Acuner E., Dilek, F.B., Tekstil Endüstrisinde Kullanılan Azo Boyar Madde Karışımlarının Chlorella vulgaris ile Arıtımı, 2. Ulusal Çevre Kirliliği Kontrolü Sempozyumu, 22-24 Ekim 2003, Ankara.
  • Atlı E. Yetiş Ü., Dilek, F.B., Ankara Şehrinin Ham Suyunda İleri Koagülasyon Çalışması, 2. Ulusal Çevre Kirliliği Kontrolü Sempozyumu , 22-24 Ekim 2003, Ankara.
  • Dilek, F.B, İçme Sularında Dezenfeksiyon Yan Ürünlerinin Oluşumu, Nedenleri ve Çözüm Önerileri, Türkiye’nin Kıta İçi Su Kaynaklarında Kirlilik Etkileri ve Çözüm Önerileri , DSİ, İçme Suyu ve Kanalizasyon Dairesi Başkalığı, Haziran, 2003, Finike, Antalya.
  • Dilek, F.B., Yetis, U., Tarlan, E., Merih Kerestecioglu, Katı Atık Aktarma İstasyonları Yer Seçimi-Ankara Örnek Çalışması Gap IV. Mühendislik Kongresi, Haziran 2002, Erzurum.
  • Tarlan, E., Yetiş, Ü., Dilek, F.B., Kağıt Fabrikası Atıksularının Arıtımında Alglerin Etkinliği, 1. Alg Teknolojisi Sempozyumu, 24-26 Ekim 2001, İzmir.
  • Gülkaya, İ., Sürücü, G., Dilek, F.B., Halı Fabrikası Boyalı Atıksularının Fenton Oksidasyonu ile Arıtımı, 1.Ulusal Çevre Kirliliği Kontrolü Sempozyumu, 4-6 Ekim, 2000, Ankara.
  • Tokmak, B., Çapar, G., Dilek, F.B., Yetiş, Ü., Ankara İçme Suyunda Trihalometanlar, 1.Ulusal Çevre Kirliliği Kontrolü Sempozyumu, 4-6 Ekim, 2000, Ankara.
  • Çapar, G., Tokmak, B., Baydar, Z., Demirer, G., Dilek, F.B., Yetiş, Ü., Ankara İçme Suyu Dağıtım Şebekesinde Oluşan Dezenfeksiyon Yan Ürünleri ASKİ Su ve Kanalizasyon Sempozyumu, 10-11 Şubat, 1999, Ankara.
  • Dölek, A., Yetiş, Ü., Dilek, F.B., Metal Arıtımında yeni bir Yöntem ITÜ 6. Endüstriyel Kirlenme Sempozyumu'98, 3-5 Haziran, 1998, Istanbul.
  • Yetiş, Ü., Sürücü, G., Dilek, F.B., Başaran,A., Tabii Mermer Sanayiinden Ortaya Çıkan Atıksuların Arıtımı, ITÜ 4. Endüstriyel Kirlenme Sempozyumu'94, 26-28 Eylül 1994, Istanbul.
  • Gökçay, C.F., Yetiş, Ü., Dilek, F.B., Metallerin Aktif Çamur Üzerine Etkileri, II.Ulusal Biyoteknoloji Simpozyumu, 22-23 Eylül 1994, Ankara.
  • Yetiş, Ü., Gökçay, C.F., Dilek, F.B., Ağır Metallerin BOI'ye Etkileri ve BOI'nin Biyokütle Konsantrasyonu ile Etkileşimi, II.Ulusal Biyoteknoloji Simpozyumu, 22-23 Eylül 1994, Ankara.
  • Dilek F.B., Gökçay, C.F., Botaş Dörtyol ve Batman Tesislerinden Ortaya Çıkan Petrol Bulaşığı Atıksuların Arıtımı, ITÜ 3. Endüstriyel Kirlenme Sempozyumu'92, İistanbul, 7-9 Eylül, 1992.
  • Dilek, F.B., Gökçay, C.F., Oğuz, M., Enuysal M., Uluğ, E., Seka-Kastamonu Kağıt ve Selüloz Fabrikası Atıksularının Karakterizasyonu ve Arıtılması, ITÜ 3. Endüstriyel Kirlenme Sempozyumu'92, Istanbul, 7-9 Eylül, 1992.
  • Gökçay, C.F., Dilek, F.B., Yetiş, Ü., Testaş-Elektronik Sanayii Tesislerinden Ortaya Çıkan Atıksuların Arıtımı, Environment'89, Proceedings of the 5th. Environmental Science and Technology Conference, Adana, June 5-10, 1989.
  • Başaran, A., Dilek, F.B., Yerleşim Yerlerinde Görülen Hava Kirliliği Düzeyinin ve Kirleticilerin Pratik Olarak Belirlenmesi, Doğu ve Güneydoğu Anadolu Bölgelerinin Doğal Su Kaynakları ve Sorunları Sempozyumu, Erzurum Üniversitesi Çevre Sorunları Araştırma Merkezi, 1-10 Haziran 1983.

National Book

  • Yetis, U, Dilek F.B., Tokmak, B., Pollution in Water Resources and Water Treatment, TODAIE, 1997. (In Turkish)

Directed Thesis Studies

As Principle Supervisor

  • Yiğit, Ç., Life Cycle Assessment in Ferrous Foundary Industry, MS Thesis, METU,2013.
  • Yavuz, M.Investigation of Occurence and Fate of Biocides in Wastewater Treatment Plants and Surface waters,  MS Thesis, METU, 2013.
  • Kayabınar, A., Estimation of Hazardous Waste Generation in Selected Sectors of OSTIM OIZ, Ankara. MS Thesis, METU, 2010,
  • Bural, C.B., Aerobic Treatment of Alkaloid Wastewaters-Effect of Irradiation MS Thesis, METU, 2008
  • Sahinkaya, E., Modelling Aerobic 4-Chlorophenol and 2,4-Dichlorophenol Biodegradation-Effect of Biogenic Substrate Concentration, PhD Thesis, METU, 2006.
  • Özdemir Recep T., Anaerobic Treatment of Opium Alkaloid Wastewater and Effect of Gamma-Rays on Anaerobic Treatment, MS Thesis, 2006.
  • Kaya, Devrim, Removing Algae from Stabilization Pond Effluents by Using Trickling Filters, MS Thesis, METU, 2005.
  • Mine Artuğ, Determination of the THMFP of the Reservoirs in Turkey-Kinetic aspect, MS Thesis, METU, 2004.
  • Erler Y., Fungal Treatment of Textile Dye Wastewaters MS Thesis, METU, 2002.
  • Atlı, E., THM Formation in Ivedik Water Treatment Plant MS Thesis, METU, 2002.
  • Sahinkaya, E., Toxicity and Treatability of Chlorophenols Under Aerobic and Anoxic Conditions, MS Thesis, METU, 2001.
  • Acuner, E., Algal Treatment of Textile Dyehouse Wastewaters, MS Thesis, METU, 2001.
  • Koçer, Ü. Integrated Environmental Management Plan for Bursa, MS Thesis, METU, 2001.
  • Beşe, Ş., Treatment of Pulping Effluents by using alum and clay, MS Thesis, METU, 1998.
  • Katmer, P., Toxicity Assesment of Pulping Effluents, MS Thesis, METU, 1997.
  • Taplamacıoğlu, H., Decolorization of Pulping Effluents by Algae, MS Thesis, METU, 1997.

As Co-Supervisor

  • Koç, A., Triclosan in biological wastewater treatment: Fate, kinetics and population dynamics aspects, MS Thesis, METU, 2014.
  •  Orhon, B., Removal of Triclosan from Surface Waters by Ozonation: Kinetics & Removal Mechanism, MS Thesis, METU, 2014.
  • Öğütverici, A., Triclosan Removal by Nanofiltration from Surface Water, MS Thesis, METU, 2013.
  • Maden, Ölmez, G., Comparison of Sub-processes and Final products of Iron and Steel Production with Life Cycle Assessment.  MS Thesis, METU, 2011.
  • Tezce, G., Drinking Water Quality in Ankara: A Monitoring Study.  MS Thesis, METU, 2010.
  • A. Merve Kocabaş, Improvement in Energy and Water Consumption Performances of a Textile Mill After BAT Applications, MS Thesis, METU, 2008.
  • Öztürk, Ertan, A Chemical Substitution Study for a Wet Processing Textile Mill in Turkey MS Thesis, METU, 2007.
  • Özsoy, G. An investigation of agricultural use potential of wastewater sludges in Turkey with respect to heavy metals and pathogens MS Thesis, METU, 2006.
  • Özcan, S., Proteom Analysis of Pb(II), Ni(II) and Cr(III) Response in Phanerochaete crysosporium, PhD Thesis, METU, 2003.
  • Gülkaya, İ., Treatment of Textile Industry Wastewaters, MS Thesis, METU, 2001.
  • Tarlan E., Kinetic Aspects of Decolorization of Pulp and Paper Industry Wastewaters by Algae PhD Thesis, METU, 2001.
  • Gür, O., Investigation of THMs Formation Potentials of Kurtbogazı and Camlıdere Rezervoir Waters, MS Thesis, METU, 1999.
  • Karaatlı, T., Disinfection of Surface Waters by Ferrate, MS Thesis, METU, 1998.
  • Erbay, A., Heavy Metal removal by White-rot Fungi, MS Thesis, METU, 1997.
  • Göktayoğlu, G., Investigation into the Microbiology of Activated Sludge Treating Pulp and Paper Industry Wastewaters, MS Thesis, METU, 1997.

Research Projects

  • Principle investigator, Investigation of Fate of Triclosan in Activated Sludge System and effect on the Microbial Composition, TÜBİTAK, 2012-2013.
  • Co-investigator, Radiation induced treatment of organic pollutants, TAEK - International Atomic Energy Agency, 2010-2013.  
  • Co-investigator, Türkiye’de Avrupa Birliği Çevre Mevzuatı ile Uyumlu Tehlikeli Atık Yönetimi, TÜBİTAK, 2009-2011.
  • Co-investigator, Confronting the clinical relevance of biocide induced antibiotic resistance, European Union FP 7 project, BIOHYPHO, 2009-2011.
  • Co-investigator, Adaptation of Textile Industry to IPPC Directive : BAT Applications in a Selected Plant, TÜBİTAK, 2008.
  • Co-investigator, Development of Management System for Sites Contaminated by Point Source, TÜBİTAK, 2007.
  • Co-investigator, Effect of Irradiation Application on the Biological Treatment of Industrial Wastewaters, TAEK, 2007.
  • Co-investigator, Development of Tools and Guidelines for the Promotion of the Sustainable Urban Wastewater Treatment and Reuse in the Agricultural Production in the Mediterranean Countries (MEDAWARE) European Commission..
  • Principle Investigator, Modeling Aerobic Chlorophenol Degradation: Reduction In Primary Substrate Requirement In Suspended Cultures and Rotating Biological Contactors (RBC). METU-OYP Research Fund, 2006.
  • Co-investigator,Removal of NOM using Membrane Filtration, METU-Research Fund, 2006.
  • Co-investigator, Recovery and Reuse of Waste Sludges, METU-Research Fund, 2006.
  • Principle Investigator, Algae Removal Using Trickling Filter, METU-OYP Research Fund, 2005.
  • Principle Investigator, Disinfection by-products in Reservoirs Governed by State Hydraulics Works TÜBİTAK, 2005.
  • Co-investigator, Çubuk I Dam Reservoir - Water Quality and the Pollution Control, ASKİ, 2005.
  • Co-investigator Çamlıdere Dam Reservoir - Water Quality and the Pollution Control, ASKİ, 2005.
  • Co-investigator, Marmara Region Environmental Emergency Action Plan Project Ministry of Environment, 2001.
  • Principle Investigator, Color and AOX Removal from Pulping Effluents by Algae TÜBİTAK, 2001.
  • Co-investigator, Mercedes Benz Türk A.Ş. Aksaray Plant Environmental Situation and Pre-Environmental Impact Assessment Project, Mercedes Benz Türk, 2000.
  • Principle Investigator, Anoxic-Aerobic Treatment of Chlorophenols, METU-Research Fund, 2000.
  • Principle Investigator Determination of the Disinfection by-products Levels in the Ankara Water Distribution System, METU-Research Fund, 1999.
  • Co-investigator, Treatment of Industrial Wastewaters by cheap and applicable Technologies METU-Research Fund,1998.
  • Co-investigator, Samur Carpet Industry Wastewater Treatment Project, Samur A.Ş., 1998.
  • Co-investigator, Dardanel Artvin-Murgul KBI Area Environmental Assesment Project, Dardanel Madencilik, 1997.
  • Co-investigator, Dardanel Inköy-Kutlular Area Environmental Assesment Project, Dardanel Madencilik,1998.
  • Principle Investigator Rehabilitation of AMASYA Sugar Wastewater Treatment Plant Amasya Şeker A.Ş., 1997.
  • Co-investigator, Disinfection by-product removal from drinking waters, DPT (State Planning Organization), 1998-2000.
  • Principle Investigator An Investigation into the Microbiology of the Activated Sludge Treating Pulping Effluents METU-Research Fund, 1997.
  • Principle Investigator Decolorization of Pulping Effluents by Using Algae METU-Research Fund, 1997.
  • Co-investigator, Biosorption of Heavy Metals By P. chrysosporium and C. versicolor- use of waste sludge as biosorbent, TÜBİTAK,1995-1996.
  • Co-investigator, Biosorption of heavy metals by white-rot fungi, TÜBİTAK, 1998.
  • Principle Investigator Deodorization of Air Originating from Pumping Station in Karsiyaka, Izmir İdil A.Ş. 1996.
  • Co-investigator, SEKA- Wastewater Characterization and Biological Treatment of Wastewaters Containing Chlorinated Organics, SEKA-TÜBİTAK,1993.
  • Co-investigator, Solubilization and gasification of Turkish Lignites, The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey, 1993.
  • Co-investigator, BOTAŞ BATMAN Petroleum Terminal Wastewater Treatability Study Project, 1992.
  • Co-investigator, SEKA Kastamonu Environmental Pollution Control Project, 1991.
  • Co-investigator, Effects of Ni(II) and Cr(VI) on Activated Sludge Kinetics METU-Research Fund, 1990.
  • Co-investigator, Effects of Cu(II) Ions on Activated Sludge Kinetics The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey, 1991.
  • Co-investigator, Effects of High Pressure on the Efficiency of Rotating Biological Contactor METU-Research Fund,1990.
  • Co-investigator, BOTAŞ Dortyol Petroleum Terminal Wastewater Treatability Study Project BOTAŞ, 1991.
  • Co-investigator, Treatment of Wastewaters Originating from TESTAŞ Electronic Industry,1989.
  • Co-investigator, OZMER Marble Industry - Water Supply and Treatment Project OZMER, 1985.

Consultancy

  • METU-TECHNO-VERİSİS – Investigation towards the Treatment and Disposal of Desalination Plant Wastewaters from Power Plants, 2014.
  • METU-TECHNO-İNTERAKT-Alternatives for the Disposal of Treatment Sludge from Baymina Power Plant, 2010.
  • METU-TECHNO-VERİSİS- OMV Samsun Natural Gas Power Plant, Investigation the Effects of  Desalination Plant Wastewaters on Sea Water Quality, 2011.
  • METU-TECHNO-VERİSİS – Investigation towards the Treatment and Disposal of Desalination Plant Wastewaters from Power Plants, 2014.
  • OTTO-SIEMENS-SIMKO-YUKSEL-TEKSER Consorsium, Evaluation of the Wastewater Treatment System Required for The Izmir Metropolitian Area, June 1-30, 1995.
  • ASKI, Estimation of the Standard Oxygen Transfer Efficiency for the Aerators of Ankara Wastewater Treatment Plant, Sept. 1998.
  • Preussag Wassertechnik GmbH, Ankara Atiksu Aritma Tesisi Isletme Fizibilitesi Raporu,1999. ASKI, Feasibility of BOT Model in the Operation of Ankara Wastewater Treatment Plant, February 2000.
  • BOSSA Wastewater Quality Monitoring Work, February-July, 2001.

Other Professional Activities 

Reviewer for the journal papers:

      • Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology
      • Applied Catalysis B: Environmental
      • Biochemical Engineering Journal
      • Biomass and Waste Valorization
      • Biodegradation
      • Bioremediation Journal
      • Bioresource Technology
      • Chemical Papers
      • Chemosphere
      • Clean
      • Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects
      • Desalination
      • Desalination and Water Treatment
      • Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety
      • Ekoloji
      • Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
      • Environmental Engineering and Management Journal
      • Environmental Pollution
      • Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy
      • Environmental Science and Pollution Research
      • Environmental Technology
      • Enzyme and Microbial Technology
      • Fresenius Environmental Bulletin
      • Int. Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering
      • Int. Journal of Environmental Science and Technologyt
      • Journal of Biotechnology
      • Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology
      • Journal of Environmental Management
      • Journal of Hazardous Materials
      • Journal of Membrane Science
      • Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical
      • Process Biochemistry
      • Regional Environmental Change
      • Science of Total Environment
      • Separation and Purification Technology
      • Separation Science and Technology
      • Textile Research
      • The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering
      • Toxicology and Environmental Chemisty
      • Turkish Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences
      • Waste Management
      • Water Quality, Exposure and Health
      • Water Research
      • Water SA
      • Water Science & Technology

Reviewer for research proposals:

      • Research Groups of the Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey
      • Ministry of Industry and Trade
      • University Research Funds
      • NIFA- USDA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, USA.
      • The Royal Society- Newton Advance Fellowship, UK.
      • Turkish Science Academy- TUBA-GEBİP

Member of;

  • Engineering Accreditation Board of Association for Evaluation and Accreditation of Engineering Programs (MUDEK), 2015- .
  • Ad-hoc evaluation teams, environmental engineering program evaluator, Association for Evaluation and Accreditation of Engineering Programs (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014).
  • Editorial Board of ITU-Journal of Water Pollution Control, Published by Turkish National Committee on Water Pollution Control, 2006 - .
  • IWA International Water Association (1992-2006).

Seminars;

  • Environmental Biotechnology Research at METU-ENVE, METU Biotechnology Program 25th year workshop, November 2014, Ankara, Turkey
  • Participation in the educational seminar for the personel of Ministry of Environment and Forestry on Soil Pollution Control and Lands Polluted by Point Sources Regulation, June 20-24, 2011, Ankara.
  • Participation in the educational seminar for the personel of Ministry of Environment and Forestry on Web Based Information System for the Polluted Land Areas, June 27- July 1, 2011, Ankara.
  • Participation in the delivery of the educational modules in the Nutrient Control of Agricultural Pollution in Black Sea Workshop on Environmental Concerns in Agricultural Applications, Train-Sea-Coast Black Sea Unit, Feb. 2-6, 2009, Antalya.
  • Participation in the delivery of the TÜBİTAK-KAMAG project workshop seminar on Adoption of EU’s IPPC Directive to a Textile Mill in Turkey: BAT Applications, January 4, 2008, Ankara.
  • Participation in the delivery of the seminar on Adoption of EU’s IPPC Directive to a Textile Mill in Turkey: BAT Applications, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, April, 2007, Ankara. 
  • Seminar on the inventory of wastewater treatment plants in Turkey and potential of the effluents for the reuse as irrigation water, MEDAWARE Project Workshop, June 9-10, 2005.
  • Seminar on Wastewater Treatment, Chamber of Environmental Engineers, 2004, Ankara.
  • Seminar on Water Quality Problems in Distribution Networks, Water Supply Situation in Earthquake Affected Regions Meeting, UNICEF, April 2001, Duzce, Turkey.
  • Seminar on Biological Wastewater Treatment, Chamber of Environmental Engineers, Feb 2000, Ankara.
  • Seminar on Solid Waste Management, Chamber of Environmental Engineers, Oct 1998, Ankara.
  • Participation in the delivery of the course to the Municipality Representatives from Central Asia Republics on Water Quality, METU Continuing Education Center, 5-13 September 1996, Ankara.

Short Courses and Workshops;

  • Participation (as coordinator) in the METU Biotechnology Program 25th year workshop organization, November 14, 2014, Ankara, Turkey
  • Attended to the short course on Integrated Risk Assessment and Management for Continuous Improvement, by ALP & ASSOCIATES Incorporated, August 15-16, 2007, METU, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Participation in MEDAWARE Project Workshop, June 9-10, 2005, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Attended to the Program Evaluators’ Training Workshop given by Turkish Engineering Accreditation Board (MÜDEK), Sep. 11, 2004, İstanbul, Turkey.
  • Attended to the workshop on Mediterranean Environment: An Overwiev Organized by Foundation for Environmental Studies, University of Malta, September 9-13, 1992, Malta.