Book Chapter

·  S.F. Kurtoğlu-Öztulum, A. Uzun "Challenges with Atomically Dispersed Supported Metal Catalysts: Controlling Performance, Improving Stability, and Enhancing Metal Loading" in Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry III, Ed. R.A van Santen and E.J.M. Hensen, Elsevier, 2021.

·  V. Balci, I. Sahin, A. Uzun "Chapter 6: Catalytic Naphtha Reforming" in Advances in Refining Catalysis, Ed. D. Üner, CRC Press Taylor & Francis, 2017.


Journal Articles (Journals with an impact factor of 7.0 and higher are highlighted in red):

84. D. Akgül, S.F. Kurtoğlu-Öztulum, Y. Zhao, V. Fındık, A. Monari, A. Uzun, V. Aviyente, "Influence of ionic liquids on the electronic environment of atomically dispersed Ir on (MgO) (100)” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2022, in press.

83. Ö. Durak, M. Zeeshan, S. Keskin, A. Uzun, “[BMIM][OAc] Coating Layer Makes Activated Carbon Almost Fully Selective for CO2 Chemical Engineering Journal 2022, in press.

82. T. Kocer, F.E. Saraç-Öztuna, S.F. Kurtoğlu-Öztulum, U. Unal, A. Uzun, “Effect of Nickel Precursor on the Catalytic Performance of Graphene AerogelSupported Nickel Nanoparticles for the Production of COxfree Hydrogen by Ammonia Decomposition” Energy Technology 2022, in press.

81. A. Jalal, Y. Zhao, A. Uzun, “Pyrolysis Temperature Tunes the Catalytic Properties of CuBTC-Derived Carbon-Embedded Copper Catalysts for Partial Hydrogenation” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 2022, 61, 2068.

80. H.C. Gulbalkan, Z.P. Haslak, C. Altintas, A. Uzun, S. Keskin, “Multi-Scale Computational Screening to Accelerate Discovery of IL/COF Composites for CO2/N2 Separation” Separation and Purification Technology 2022, 120578.

79. Ö. Durak, M. Zeeshan, N. Habib, H.C. Gülbalkan, A.A.A.M.l. Alsuhile, H.P. Çağlayan, S.F. Kurtoğlu-Öztulum, Y. Zhao, Z.P. Haşlak, A. Uzun, S. Keskin, “Composites of Porous Materials with Ionic Liquids: Synthesis, Characterization, Applications, and Beyond” Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 2022, 332, 111703.

78. K. Kaya-Özkiper, A. Uzun, S. Soyer-Uzun, “A novel alkali activated magnesium silicate as an effective and mechanically strong adsorbent for methylene blue removal” Journal of Hazardous Materials 2022, 424, 127256.  

77. H.C. Gulbalkan, Z.P. Haslak, C. Altintas, A. Uzun, S. Keskin, “Assessing CH4/N2 separation potential of MOFs, COFs, IL/MOF, MOF/Polymer, and COF/Polymer composites” Chemical Engineering Journal 2022, 428, 131239.

76. Y. Zhao, A. Jalal, A. Uzun, "Interplay between copper nanoparticle size and oxygen vacancy on Mg-doped ceria controls partial hydrogenation performance and stability" ACS Catalysis 2021, 11, 8116 (published with a supplementary cover art).  

75. E. Can, A. Jalal, I.G. Zirhlioglu, A. Uzun, R. Yildirim, “Predicting water solubility in ionic liquids using machine learning towards design of hydro-philic/phobic ionic liquids” Journal of Molecular Liquids 2021, 332, 115848.

74. B. Seker, A.K. Dizaji, V. Balci, A. Uzun, “MCM-41-Supported Tungstophosphoric Acid as an Acid Function for Dimethyl Ether Synthesis from CO2 Hydrogenation” Renewable Energy 2021, 171, 47.

73. A. Paksoy, S.F. Kurtoğlu, A.K. Dizaji, Z. Altıntaş, S. Khoshsima, A. Uzun, O. Balci “Nanocrystalline cobalt–nickel–boron (metal boride) catalysts for efficient hydrogen production from the hydrolysis of sodium borohydride” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2021, 46, 7974.

72. M. Zeeshan, H.C. Gulbalkan, Z.P. Haslak, S. Keskin, A. Uzun “Doubling CO2/N2 separation performance of CuBTC by incorporation of 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium diethyl phosphate” Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 2021, 316, 110947.

71. T. Kocer, F.E.S. Oztuna, S.F. Kurtoğlu, U. Unal, A. Uzun “Graphene aerogel-supported ruthenium nanoparticles for COx-free hydrogen production from ammonia” Applied Catalysis A: General 2021, 610, 117969.

70. S. Kavak, Ö. Durak, H. Kulak, H.M. Polat, S. Keskin, A. Uzun “Enhanced Wastewater Treatment Performance of Ionic Liquid Impregnated MOF: Dye Removal by [BMIM][PF6]/MIL-53 (Al) Composite” Frontiers in Chemistry 2021, 8, 622567.

69. K. Kaya, A. Uzun, S. Soyer-Uzun "Red Mud- and Metakaolin-based Geopolymers for Adsorption and Photocatalytic Degradation of Methylene Blue: Towards Self-Cleaning Construction Materials" Journal of Cleaner Production 2021, 288, 125120.

68. M. Zeeshan, K. Yalcın, F.E. Sarac-Oztuna, U. Unal, S. Keskin, A. Uzun "A New Class of Porous Materials for Efficient CO2 Separation: Ionic Liquid/Graphene Aerogel Composites" Carbon 2021, 171, 79.

67. S.F. Kurtoğlu, A.S. Hoffman, D. Akgül, M. Babucci, V. Aviyente, B.C. Gates, S.R. Bare, A. Uzun "Electronic Structure of Atomically Dispersed Supported Iridium Catalyst Controls Iridium Aggregation" ACS Catalysis 2020, 10, 12354.

66. C. Cooper, K. Dooley, J.C. Fierro-Gonzalez, J. Guzman, R. Jenthoft, H.H. Lamb, I. Ogino, R. Runnebaum, A. Sapre, A. Uzun "Bruce Gates:  A Career in Catalysis" ACS Catalysis 2020, 10, 11912.

65. Ö. Akarçay, S.F. Kurtoğlu, A. Uzun "Ammonia decomposition on a highly-dispersed carbon-embedded iron catalyst derived from Fe-BTC: Stable and high performance at relatively low temperatures" International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2020, 45, 28664.

64. M. Zeeshan, H. Kulak, S. Kavak, H.M. Polat, O. Durak, S. Keskin, A. Uzun "Influence of anion size and electronic structure on the gas separation performance of ionic liquid/ZIF-8 composites" Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 2020, 306, 110446.

63. O. Durak, H. Kulak, S. Kavak, H.M. Polat, A. Uzun "Towards complete elucidation of structural factors controlling thermal stability of IL/MOF composites: Effects of ligand functionalization on MOFs" Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 2020, 32, 484001.

62. S. Kavak, H. Kulak, H.M. Polat, S. Keskin, A. Uzun "Fast and Selective Adsorption of Methylene Blue from Water Using [BMIM][PF6]-incorporated UiO-66 and NH2-UiO-66" Crystal Growth & Design 2020, 20, 3590.

61. S.F. Kurtoglu, B. Yagcı, A. Uzun, U. Unal, D. Canadinc "Enhancing biocompatibility of NiTi shape memory alloys by simple NH3 treatments" Applied Surface Science 2020, 525, 146547.

60. M. Babucci, A. Hoffman, L. Debefve, S.F. Kurtoglu, S. Bare, B.C. Gates, A. Uzun "Unraveling the Individual Influences of Supports and Ionic Liquid Coatings on the Catalytic Properties of Supported Iridium Complexes and Iridium Clusters" Journal of Catalysis 2020, 387, 186.

59. H.M. Polat, S. Kavak, H. Kulak, A. Uzun, S. Keskin "CO2 Separation from Flue Gas Mixture using [BMIM][BF4]/MOF composites: Linking High-throughput Computational Screening with Experiments" Chemical Engineering Journal 2020, 394, 124916.

58. S.F. Kurtoglu, S. Soyer-Uzun, A. Uzun "Utilizing red mud modified by simple treatments as a support to disperse ruthenium provides a high and stable performance for COx-free hydrogen production from ammonia” Catalysis Today 2020, 357, 425.

57. O. Bozkurt, N. Bağlar, S. Çelebi, A. Uzun "Screening of Solid Acid Catalysts for Etherification of Glycerol with Isobutene under Identical Conditions" Catalysis Today 2020, 357, 483.

56. M. Babucci, F.E. Sarac-Oztuna, L. Debefve, A. Boubnov, S. Bare, B.C. Gates, U. Unal, A. Uzun "An Atomically Dispersed Reduced Graphene Aerogel-Supported Iridium Catalyst with an Iridium Loading of 14.8 wt%" ACS Catalysis 2019, 9, 9905 (published with a supplementary cover art and highlighted in C&E News).

55. M. Zeeshan, V. Nozari, S. Keskin, A. Uzun "Structural factors determining thermal stability limits of ionic liquid/MOF composites: Imidazolium ionic liquids combined with CuBTC and ZIF-8" Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2019, 58, 14124.

54. O. Bozkurt, F. Yılmaz, N. Bağlar, S. Çelebi, A. Uzun "Compatibility of di- and tri-tert-butyl glycerol ethers with gasoline" Fuel 2019, 255, 115767.

53. S. Kavak, H.M. Polat, H. Kulak, S. Keskin, A. Uzun "MIL-53(Al) as a Versatile Platform for Ionic Liquid/MOF Composites to Enhance CO2 Selectivity over CH4 and N2" Chemistry-An Asian Journal, Invited Special Issue: Metal- Organic Frameworks and Their Applications 2019, 14, 3655.

52. H.M. Polat, M. Zeeshan, A. Uzun, S. Keskin "Unlocking CO2 Separation Performance of Ionic Liquid/CuBTC Composites: Combining Experiments with Molecular Simulations" Chemical Engineering Journal 2019, 373, 1179.

51. H. Kulak, H.M. Polat, S. Kavak, S. Keskin, A. Uzun "Improving CO2 separation performance of MIL-53(Al) by incorporating 1-n-butyl-3-methylimidazolium methyl sulfate" Energy Technology 2019, 7, 1900157.

50. A. Jalal, E. Can, S. Keskin, R. Yıldırım, A. Uzun "Selection rules for estimating the solubility of C4-hydrocarbons in imidazolium ionic liquids determined by machine-learning tools" Journal of Molecular Liquids 2019, 284, 511.

49. Z. Gülsoy, K.B. Sezginel, A. Uzun, S. Keskin, R. Yıldırım "Analysis of CH4 Uptake over Metal–Organic Frameworks Using Data-Mining Tools" ACS Combinatorial Science 2019, 21, 257 (published with a cover art).

48. M. Babucci, C.-Y. Fang, J.E. Perez-Aguilar, A.S. Hoffman, A. Boubnov, E. Guan, S.R. Bare, B.C. Gates, A. Uzun "Controlling Catalytic Activity and Selectivity for Partial Hydrogenation by Tuning Environment Around Active Sites in Iridium Complexes Bonded to Supports” Chemical Science 2019, 10, 2623 (featured in 2019 Chemical Science Hot Article Collection.)

47. O.D. Bozkurt, N. Baglar, S. Celebi, A. Uzun "Assessment of Acid Strength in Sodium-Exchanged Resin Catalysts: Consequences on Glycerol Etherification with Isobutene in Batch and Flow Reactors" Molecular Catalysis 2019, 466, 1.

46. V. Nozari, M. Zeeshan, S. Keskin, A. Uzun "Effect of Methylation in Ionic Liquids on the Gas Separation Performance of Ionic Liquid/Metal-Organic Framework Composites" CrystEngComm 2018, 20, 7137.

45. S.F. Kurtoglu, S. Soyer-Uzun, A. Uzun "Modifying the Structure of Red Mud by Simple Treatments for High and Stable Performance in COx-Free Hydrogen Production from Ammonia" International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2018, 43, 20525.

44. M. Zeeshan, S. Keskin, A. Uzun "Enhancing CO2/CH4 and CO2/N2 separation performances of ZIF-8 by post-synthetic modification with [BMIM][SCN]" Polyhedron 2018, 155, 485.

43. M. Zeeshan, V. Nozari, M.B. Yagci, T. Isık, U. Unal, V. Ortalan, S. Keskin, A. Uzun "Core-Shell Type Ionic Liquid/Metal Organic Framework Composite: An Exceptionally High CO2/CH4 Selectivity" Journal of the American Chemical Society 2018, 140, 10113 (highlighted in C&E News and published with a supplementary cover art).

42. E. Kocaman, O. Akarcay, N. Baglar, S. Celebi, A. Uzun "Isobutene oligomerization on MCM-41-supported tungstophosphoric acid" Molecular Catalysis 2018, 457, 41.

41. A. Jalal, A. Uzun "An Ordinary Nickel Catalyst Becomes Completely Selective for Partial Hydrogenation of 1,3-Butadiene when Coated with Tributyl(methyl)phosphonium Methyl Sulfate" Applied Catalysis A: General 2018, 562, 321.

40. K. Kaya, S.F. Kurtoğlu, A. Uzun, S. Soyer-Uzun "Consequences of Simple Acid-Pretreatments on Geopolymerization and Thermal Stability of Red Mud-Based Geopolymers" Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2018, 57, 7156.

39. S.F. Kurtoğlu, S. Sarp, C. Yılmaz Akkaya, B. Yağcı, A. Motallebzadeh, S. Soyer-Uzun, A. Uzun "COx-free Hydrogen Production from Ammonia Decomposition over Sepiolite-supported Nickel Catalysts" International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2018, 43, 9954.

38. S.M. Gurses, C. Erkey, S. Kızılel, A. Uzun "Characterization of Sodium Tripolyphosphate and Sodium Citrate Dehydrate Residues on Surfaces" Talanta 2018, 176, 8.

37. V. Nozari, S. Keskin, A. Uzun "Towards Rational Design of Ionic Liquid/Metal Organic Framework Composites: Effects of Inter-Ionic Interaction Energy" ACS Omega 2017, 2, 6613.

36. M. Babucci, C.-Y. Fang, A.S. Hoffman, S.R. Bare, B.C. Gates, A. Uzun "Tuning the Selectivity of Single-Site Supported Metal Catalysts with Ionic Liquids" ACS Catalysis 2017, 7, 6969 (highlighted in C&E News).

35. F.P. Kinik, A. Uzun, S. Keskin "Ionic Liquid/Metal Organic Framework Composites: From Synthesis to Applications" ChemSusChem 2017, 10, 2842 (published with a cover art).

34. B. Koyutürk, C. Altıntas, F.P. Kinik, S. Keskin, A. Uzun "Improving Gas Separation Performance of ZIF-8 by [BMIM][BF4] Incorporation: Interactions and Their Consequences on Performance" Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2017, 121, 10370.

33. A. Jalal, A. Uzun "An Exceptional Selectivity for Partial Hydrogenation on a Supported Nickel Catalyst Coated with [BMIM][BF4]" Journal of Catalysis 2017, 350, 86.

32. F.P. Kinik, C. Altintas, V. Balci, B. Koyuturk, A. Uzun, S. Keskin "[BMIM][PF6] Incorporation Doubles CO2 Selectivity of ZIF-8: Elucidation of Interactions and Their Consequences on Performance" ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2016, 8, 30992.

31. M. Babucci, V. Balci, A. Akçay, A. Uzun "Interactions of [BMIM][BF4] with Metal Oxides and Their Consequences on Stability Limits" Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2016, 120, 20089.

30. S.F. Kurtoğlu, S. Soyer-Uzun, A. Uzun "Tuning Structural Characteristics of Red Mud by Simple Treatments" Ceramics International 2016, 42, 17581.

29. B. Bal, I. Sahin, A. Uzun, D. Canadinc "A New Venue Toward Predicting the Role of Hydrogen Embrittlement on Metallic Materials" Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 2016, 47, 5409.

28. S.F. Kurtoğlu, A. Uzun "Red mud as an Efficient, Stable, and Cost-Free Catalyst for COx-Free Hydrogen Production from Ammonia" Scientific Reports 2016, 6, 32279 (featured in C&E News and Advances in Engineering).

27. V. Balci, A. Uzun "Understanding the Spectroscopic Features of Trihexyltetradecylphosphonium Chloride" ChemistrySelect 2016, 4, 741.

26. K.B. Sezginel, S. Keskin, A. Uzun "Tuning the Gas Separation Performance of CuBTC by Ionic Liquid Incorporation" Langmuir 2016, 32, 1139.

25. M. Babucci, A. Uzun "Effects of Interionic Interactions in 1,3-Dialkylimidazolium Ionic Liquids on the Electronic Structure of Metal Sites in Solid Catalysts with Ionic Liquid Layer (SCILL)" Journal of Molecular Liquids 2016, 216, 293.

24. C.W. Han, H. Iddir, A. Uzun, L.A. Curtiss, N.D. Browning, B.C Gates, V. Ortalan "Migration of Single Iridium Atoms and Tri-iridium Clusters on MgO Surfaces: Aberration-Corrected STEM Imaging and ab-initio Calculations" Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2015, 6, 4675.

23. M. Babucci, A. Akcay, V. Balci, A. Uzun "Thermal Stability Limits of Imidazolium Ionic Liquids Immobilized on Metal-Oxides" Langmuir 2015, 31, 9163.

22. Ö.D. Bozkurt, F.M. Tunç, N. Bağlar, S. Çelebi, İ.D. Günbaş, A. Uzun "Alternative Fuel Additives from Glycerol by Etherification with Isobutene: Structure-Performance Relationships in Solid Catalysts" Fuel Processing Technology 2015, 138, 780.

21. D. Flaherty, A. Uzun, E. Iglesia "Catalytic Ring Opening of Cycloalkanes on Ir Clusters: Alkyl Substitution Effects on the Structure and Stability of C-C Bond Cleavage Transition States" Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2015, 119, 2597.

20. K.B. Sezginel, A. Uzun, S. Keskin "Multivariable Linear Models of Structural Parameters to Predict Methane Uptake in Metal-Organic Frameworks" Chemical Engineering Science 2015, 124, 125.

19. A. Akcay, M. Babucci, V. Balci, A. Uzun "A Model to Predict Maximum Tolerable Temperatures of Metal-oxide-supported 1-n-Butyl-3-Methylimidazolium Based Ionic Liquids” Chemical Engineering Science 2015, 123, 588 (featured in Advances in Engineering).

18. A. Akcay, V. Balci, A. Uzun "Structural Factors Controlling Thermal Stability of Imidazolium Ionic Liquids with 1-n-Butyl-3-Methylimidazolium Cation on g-Al2O3" Thermochimica Acta 2014, 589, 131.

17. A. Uzun, S. Keskin "Site Characteristics in Metal Organic Frameworks for Gas Adsorption” Progress in Surface Science 2014, 89, 56.

16. N.D. Browning, C. Aydin, J. Lu, A. Kulkarni, N.L. Okamoto, V. Ortalan, B.W. Reed, A. Uzun, B.C. Gates "Quantitative Z-Contrast Imaging of Supported Metal Complexes and Clusters—A Gateway to Understanding Catalysis on the Atomic Scale" ChemCatChem 2013, 5, 2673.

15. E. Bayram, J. Lu, C. Aydin, A. Uzun, N.D. Browning, B.C. Gates, R.G. Finke "Mononuclear Zeolite-Supported Iridium: Kinetic, Spectroscopic, Electron Microscopic, and Size-Selective Poisoning Evidence for an Atomically Dispersed True Catalyst at 22 °C" ACS Catalysis 2012, 2, 1947.

14. A. Uzun, D.A. Dixon, B.C. Gates "Prototype Supported Metal Cluster Catalysts: Ir4 and Ir6" ChemCatChem 2011, 3, 95.

13. V. Ortalan, A. Uzun, B.C. Gates, N.D. Browning "Towards Full-Structure Determination of Bimetallic Nanoparticles with an Aberration-Corrected Electron Microscope" Nature Nanotechnology 2010, 5, 843 (featured in C&E News Magazine).

12. V. Ortalan, A. Uzun, B.C. Gates, N.D. Browning "Direct Imaging of Single Metal Atoms and Clusters in the Pores of Dealuminated HY Zeolite" Nature Nanotechnology 2010, 5, 506 (featured in C&E News Magazine and Nature Chemistry).

11. A. Uzun, V. Ortalan, N.D. Browning, B.C. Gates "A Site-Isolated Mononuclear Iridium Complex Catalyst Supported on MgO: Characterization by Spectroscopy and Aberration-Corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy" Journal of Catalysis 2010, 269, 318.

10. A. Uzun, B.C. Gates "Dynamic Structural Changes in a Molecular Zeolite-Supported Iridium Catalyst for Ethene Hydrogenation" Journal of the American Chemical Society 2009, 131, 15887 (featured in C&E News Magazine).

9. A. Uzun, V. Ortalan, Y. Hao, N.D. Browning, B.C. Gates "Nanoclusters of Gold on a High-Area Support:  Almost Uniform Nanoclusters Imaged by Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy" ACS Nano 2009, 3, 3691.

8. A. Uzun, V. Ortalan, Y. Hao, N.D. Browning, B.C. Gates “Imaging Gold Atoms in Site-Isolated Mgo-Supported Mononuclear Gold Complexes" J. Phys. Chem. C 2009, 113, 16847.

7. Uzun, V. Ortalan, N.D. Browning, B.C. Gates "Site-Isolated Iridium Complexes on MgO Powder:  Individual Ir Atoms Imaged by Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy" Chemical Communications 2009, 4657 (published with a cover art).

6. V. Ortalan, A. Uzun, L. F. Allard, H. Iddir, B.C. Gates, N.D. Browning "Observation of cluster formation from MgO-supported mononuclear Ir-complexes by aberration-corrected STEM" Microscopy and Microanalysis 2009, 15 (SUPPL. 2), 1494–1495.  

5. I. Önal, A. Sayar, A. Uzun, S. Ozkar "A Density Functional Study of Ni2 and Ni13 Nanoclusters" Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience 2009, 6, 867.

4. A. Uzun, B.C. Gates "Real-Time Characterization of Formation and Breakup of Iridium Clusters in Highly Dealuminated Zeolite Y" Angewandte Chemie, International Edition 2008, 47, 9245 (Designated as Hot Paper published with an inside cover art).

3. A. Uzun, V.A. Bhirud, P.W. Kletnieks, J.F. Haw, B.C. Gates "Site-Isolated Iridium Diethene Complex Supported on Highly Dealuminated Y Zeolite:  Synthesis and Characterization" Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2007, 111, 15064.

2. V.A. Bhirud, A. Uzun, P.W. Kletnieks, R. Craciun, F.J. Haw, D.A. Dixon, M.M. Olmstead, B.C. Gates "Synthesis and Crystal Structure of Ir(C2H4)2(C5H7O2)" Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 2007, 692, 2107. 

1. S. Soyer, A. Uzun, S. Senkan, I. Önal "A Quantum Chemical Study of Nitric Oxide Reduction by Ammonia (SCR reaction) on V2O5 Catalyst Surface" Catalysis Today 2006, 118, 268.

Awards and Memberships

·  Turkish Journalists' Association (TGC) Sedat Simavi Award, 2021.

·  Koç University College of Engineering Outstanding Faculty Award, 2020.

·  TUBITAK Incentive Award, 2019.

·  METU Prof. Dr. Mustafa N. Parlar Education and Research Foundation's Research Incentive Award, 2019.

·  Co-Organizer of 5th Anatolian School of Catalysis on Behalf of Turkish Catalysis Society, 2019.

·  TUBA-GEBİP Award, Turkish Academy of Sciences, Turkey, 2016.

·  College of Engineering Outstanding Teaching Award, Koç University, 2016.

·  BAGEP Award (Science Academy’s Young Scientist Awards Program), Science Academy, Turkey, 2015.

·  TUBITAK Career Program Funding (3501), 2013.

·  “The Best Performance Rating” among peers at the R&D Center, ConocoPhillips, 2012.

·   Honorable Mention, Zuhair A. Munir Award for the Best Doctoral Dissertation of the 2009-2010 Academic Year, University of California, Davis, 2011.

·   Kokes Award, North American Catalysis Society, 2009.

·   Graduate Student Travel Award, UC Davis, 2009.

·   Member of the North American Catalysis Society (NACS).

·   Member of the Board of Directors of the Turkish Catalysis Society (vice-president).

·   Member of the Koç University Board of College of Engineering.

·   Member of the Koç University Executive Board of College of Engineering.

·   Advisor of the Koç University AIChE Student Chapter.

·   Associate Director of the Koç University Surface Science and Technology Center (KUYTAM).

·   Co-Director of the Koç University TÜPRAŞ Energy Center (KUTEM).

Publications, Presentations, Patents, and Awards

Alper Uzun’s Catalysis Research Group


Koç University