Nanomaterials, Energy and Molecular Modeling Research Group (NEMO)

                                                      Assoc. Prof. Seda Keskin Avcı       

Koç University

College of Engineering, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Rumeli Feneri Yolu Sariyer Istanbul

 +90 (212) 338-1362


Group Members

* I am elected to Global Young Academy!    I am very proud to be the first woman engineer representative of Turkey in the academy. News from media: news1, news2, news3


* My success story is at TUBITAK webpage:




*I recently received the 2017 Koç University Outstanding Faculty President's Special Award.




*We are looking for a PostDoc researcher experienced on simulations of MOFs for ERC-Stating-2017 project (1.5 M Euros). Successful candidates will be offered a very competitive salary (in Euros) and benefits including accommodation, laptop, health insurance. If you are interested, please send an e-mail to  Please mention about your experience in your e-mail. You can see the details of job offer here.



* I recently got very lucky to receive the ERC Grant. I am the first woman in Turkey who received the ERC grant in the field of engineering. This is also the first ERC Grant in the field of Chemical Engineering in Turkey!





*Our paper is selected as cover page for ChemSusChem journal. Click to read!


*Our paper is selected to Groundbreaking Research on MOFs, ACS Virtual Issue. Click to read!



*The first PhD student graduated from our group, Ilknur Erucar, is now an assistant professor. We are looking for more motivated PhD candidates, if interested in joining our group, please send an email to



*Dr. Keskin received FABED Eser Tümen Outstanding Achievement Award, 2016. Click here for details!



*Dr. Keskin received ODTÜ-Prof. Dr. Mustafa Parlar Foundation Research Encouragement Award, 2015. Click here for more details.



*Dr. Keskin received Scientist of The Year Award from Science Heroes Association, 2014. Click to watch the ceremony!



*Dr. Keskin received  The Science Academy Young Scientist Award (BAGEP), 2014. Click here for more details!



*Dr. Keskin received TUBITAK Young Investigator Incentive Award in Engineering from the President of Turkish Republic at Çankaya Presidential Palace, 2013. Click here for more details! Click to watch the ceremony!



*Dr. Keskin received Koç University Outstanding Faculty Award in Engineering, 2013. Click here for more details!



*Dr. Keskin received Turkish Academy of Sciences Outstanding Young Scientist Award (TÜBA-GEBİP), 2012.Click here for more



*Dr. Keskin received L'Oreal Young Women in Science Award, 2011. Click to watch the video!



*Dr. Keskin received TUBITAK Career Award, 2011.



*Our project on hydrogen-powered cars was on the news. Click here to read!






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