Faculty Members

Doç. Ahmet Kerim AVCI

Ahmet Kerim AVCI, Prof. Address: Department of Chemical Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Bebek 34342, Istanbul-TURKEY
Phone : +90 (212) 359 7024
E-mail: avciahme@boun.edu.tr
Web: http://www.react.boun.edu.tr/avci/


PhD: Chemical Engineering, Bogazici University, Turkey, 2003
MS: Chemical Engineering, Bogazici University, Turkey, 1997
BS: Chemical Engineering, Bogazici University, Turkey, 1996


- Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering (since 04/2010) Bogazici University, Istanbul-Turkey
- Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering (09/2005 – 04/2010) Bogazici University, Istanbul-Turkey
- R&D Manager – Packaging and Device Development (06/2003 – 08/2005) Procter & Gamble Eurocor NV/SA, Brussels Innovation Center, 1853 Strombeek-Bever, Belgium
-  Research & Teaching Assistant (10/1996 – 10/2002) Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul-Turkey
-  Research Leader of TUBITAK-TEYDEB (Techno entrepreneurship Funding Program of TUBITAK) project entitled
-  Mathematical modeling & simulation of crude oil processing plant in TUPRAS Izmit refinery (TUPRAS: Turkish Petroleum Refineries Co.)' (2010-2011 / Completed)

Honors and Awards

- Research Incentive Award, METU Prof.Dr. Mustafa N. Parlar Foundation, 2011
- Eser Tümen Outstanding Achievement Award for Young Scientists, Feyzi Akkaya Research Fund for Scientific Activities (FABED), 2011
- Excellence in Research Award, Bogazici University Foundation, 2010
- Distinguished Young Scientist Fellowship (TUBA-GEBIP), Turkish Academy of Sciences, 2009
- Department of Chemical Engineering – Excellence in Teaching Award, Faculty of Engineering, Bogazici University, 2008
- The Most Successful PhD Dissertation Award, Bogazici University, 2003
- Dr. Fahir İlkel PhD Scholarship, Bogazici University Foundation, 2002
- EFCATS Grant, European Federation of Catalysis Societies, 2001
- Honours Degree Graduation Certificate, Bogazici University, 1996

Research Interests

  • Catalytic microchannel reactors
  • Process intensification by microchannel technology
  • Catalyst development and testing for hydrocarbon-to-hydrogen/syngas conversions
  • CFD modeling of catalytic reactors
  • Novel reactors/catalysts for GTL/BTL processes
  • Catalytic microchannel reactors; micro-reaction engineering; steady state/dynamic modeling and design of single/multi phase catalytic systems; heat transfer; computational fluid dynamics
  • Catalyst synthesis and characterization; techniques for coating catalysts on microchannels
  • Reactor and catalyst development for hydrocarbon-to-synthesis gas conversions under microfluidic conditions
  • Novel reactors for gas-to-liquids (GTL) and biomass-to-liquids (BTL) processes

Research Laboratory

  • - Catalyst Technology and Reaction Engineering Laboratory III / Catalytic Microreaction Engineering Laboratory

Selected Papers

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