Faculty

  Prof. Dr. Ayşegül Aksoy 
 
Interest Areas
Environmental systems engineering
Soil and groundwater pollution control
Water quality modeling and management
Environmental remote sensing
E-mail: aaksoy {at} metu.edu.tr
Phone: +90-312-210-5874  Fax: +90-312-210-2646 
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 
Prof. Dr. Bülent İçgen  
(Vice Chairperson)
Interest Areas
Bacterial degradation & transformation & detoxification
Bioremediation of contaminated environments
Biotechnology of aerobic & anaerobic waste treatment
Metabolic engineering & catabolic genes
Biomolecular tools in engineering applications
Biomarkers & bioindicators & DNA probes
Environmental omic technologies
Curriculum Vitae 
E-mail: bicgen {at} metu.edu.tr
Links:  www.metu.edu.tr/~bicgen 
Phone: +90-312-210-5858  Fax: +90-312-210-2646 
  Prof. Dr. İpek İmamoğlu
 
Interest Areas
Investigation of the fate of halogenated hydrophobic organic chemicals (such as polychlorinated biphenyls, polybrominated diphenyl ethers, hexabromocyclododecane) in the environment via laboratory (biotic and abiotic microcosms, mesocosms) and modeling (such as chemical mass balance, factor analysis, positive matrix factorization, fate & transport model) studies. 
E-mail: ipeki {at} metu.edu.tr
Phone: +90-312-210-5861  Fax: +90-312-210-2646 
Prof. Dr. F. Dilek Sanin 
(Vice President)
 
Interest Areas
Treatment and disposal of sludge,
Wastewater treatment,
Management of solid and hazardous wastes.
E-mail: dsanin {at} metu.edu.tr
Phone: +90-312-210-2642  Fax: +90-312-210-2646 
Prof. Dr. Gürdal Tuncel
 
Interest Areas
Long-range transport of pollutants in the atmosphere
Precipitation chemistry
Receptor Modelling
Environmental Analytical Chemistry
Trace metal chemistry in sediments
E-mail: tuncel {at} metu.edu.tr
Phone: +90-312-210-5871  Fax: +90-312-210-2646 
Prof. Dr. Kahraman Ünlü
(Chairperson)
 
Interest Areas
Development, numerical implementation and application of mathematical models for flow and contaminant transport in subsurface and waste disposal systems;
Management of solid and hazardous wastes;
Groundwater risk assessment;
Contaminated site (soil and groundwater) remediation;
Flow and contaminant fate and transport in the subsurface environment.
E-mail: kunlu {at} metu.edu.tr
Phone: +90-312-210-5869  Fax: +90-312-210-2646 
Prof. Dr. Ülkü Yetiş
 
Interest Areas
Primary research interest is on physiochemical operations in water, wastewater and hazardous waste treatment systems.
Current research focuses on hazardous waste management;
Applications of membranes processes for drinking water treatment and industrial wastewater treatment/reclamation;
Integrated pollution prevention and control, and understanding of disinfection by-product formation in water treatment.
E-mail: uyetis {at} metu.edu.tr
Phone: +90-312-210-5868  Fax: +90-312-210-2646 
 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Emre Alp
 
Interest Areas
Watershed Management
Water-Energy-Food Nexus
Environmental Management and Policy
Environmental Economics Diffuse Pollution 
Water Quality Modeling
GIS and RS in Watershed Management
Risk Assessment
E-mail: emrealp {at} metu.edu.tr
Phone: +90-312-210-5853  Fax: +90-312-210-2646 
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tuba Hande Ergüder Bayramoğlu 
(Summer Practice Coordinator)
 
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 
Assist. Prof. Dr. Zöhre Kurt
(Erasmus Coordinator)
 
Interest Areas
Assessment of microbial processes
Establishing biodegradation pathways of contaminants
Environmental biochemistry, microbiology and genomics of environmentally relevant microbes
Computational approaches to determine microbial functions and microbial adaptation
Evaluation and improvement of natural attenuation, biotransformation, bioremediation and bioaugmentation
E-mail: zkurt {at} metu.edu.tr
Phone: +90-312-210-5873  Fax: +90-312-210-2646 
Assist. Prof. Dr. Yasemin Dilşad Yılmazel
 
Interest Areas
Microbial Electrochemical Processes
Biohydrogen Production 
Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology
Hyperthermophilic Microorganisms
Wastewater Engineering
Nutrient Removal and Recovery
Curriculum Vitae 
E-mail: dilsad {at} metu.edu.tr
Links: enve.metu.edu.tr
Phone: +90-312-210-5880  Fax: +90-312-210-2646