Uğur Akman`s CURRICULUM VITAE


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WORK ADDRESS
Department of Chemical Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Bebek 34342, Ýstanbul - TURKEY
TEL : +90 (212) 3596867 (office) - 3597024 / 3596471 (secretary)
FAX : +90 (212) 2872460
E-MAIL : akman@boun.edu.tr
WWW : http://web.boun.edu.tr/~akman

EDUCATION
1987 - 1991 Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, University of South Florida (USF), Tampa, Florida, USA
1985 - 1987 M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Boğaziçi University, İstanbul - TURKEY
1980 - 1985 B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Boğaziçi University, İstanbul - TURKEY
1977 - 1980 Edirne Lisesi (Edirne High School), Edirne - TURKEY

EMPLOYMENT
01/2001 - Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Boğaziçi University
10/1994 - 01/2001 Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Boğaziçi University
10/1991 - 10/1994 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Boğaziçi University
09/1987 - 07/1991 Teaching Assistant, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of South Florida
10/1985 - 06/1987 Teaching/Research Assistant, Department of Chemical Engineering, Boğaziçi University

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT
ChE 110 Introduction to Chemical Engineering, Boğaziçi University, 1996-2007 Spring
ChE 200 Process Flowsheets and Principles, Boğaziçi University, 1991-92 Summer, 1994-95 Spring
ChE 334 Mass-Transfer Operations, Boğaziçi University, 1991-92, 1992-93 Spring
ChE 386 Modeling & Optimization (Mathematical Modeling), Boğaziçi University, 2007-cont. Spring
ChE 430 Separation Processes, Boğaziçi University, 1991-92, 1992-93 Spring
ChE 478/477 Process Optimization, Boğaziçi University, 1993-cont. Fall
ChE 492 Graduation Project, Boğaziçi University, 1992-cont. Fall/Spring
ECH 4615 Plant Design and Economics for Chemical Engineers, University of South Florida, 1988-89 Fall, 1990 Spring
ChE 302/401 Unit Operations Laboratory, Boğaziçi University, 1985-87 (Teaching/Research Assistant)

GRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT
ChE 585/555 Applied Mathematics & Modeling for Chemical Engineers (Mathematical Methods in Chemical Engineering), Boğaziçi University, 1991-cont. Fall
ChE 578 Dynamic Optimization (Optimal Control) of Chemical Processes, Boğaziçi University, 1994-96 Spring, 98/99 Fall, 00/01 Fall, 01/02 Fall, 09/10 Spring
ChE 642 Multiphase Reactor Analysis and Design, Boğaziçi University, 1993-95 Spring
ChE 696 Computations in Supercritical-Fluid Technology, Boğaziçi University, 1993-94 Fall


RESEARCH AREAS & INTERESTS


SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS ATTENDED (those with contributions are in the "Publications" page)

  1. Nonlinear Model Based Pocess Control, NATO Advanced Study Institute, Antalya - TURKEY (August 10-20, 1997)
  2. 3rd. Workshop on Essential Oils and Aroma Chemical Industries, UNIDO, Anadolu University, Eskişehir - TURKEY (November 6-9, 1995)
  3. ICEOFF`95: 13th. International Congress of Flavours, Fragrances and Essential Oils, İstanbul - TURKEY (October 15-19, 1995)
  4. 1st. International Cosmetics Symposium, Anadolu University, Eskişehir - TURKEY (November 1-2, 1993)
  5. Supercritical Fluids: Fundamentals for Application, NATO Advanced Study Institute, Kemer-Antalya - TURKEY (July 18-30, 1993)
  6. Batch Processing Systems Engineering, NATO Advanced Study Institute, Antalya - TURKEY (May 29 - June 7, 1992)


GRADUATION PROJECTS (B.Sc. THESES) DIRECTED (ChE 492 Projects)

  1. "Multivariate Statistical Analysis of ESCO-Country Indicators", (Barış Burnak), 2012-2013 II

  2. "Data-Based Controllability Analysis", (Gülce Güldür, Sinem Güven), 2011-2012 II

  3. "Thesis-to-Paper Conversion (A Process for the Deterpenation of Essential Oils by Extraction / Adsorption / Desorption using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide)", (Caner Başkurt, Barbaros Saydamoğlu), 2010-2011 II

  4. "Data Collection & Compilation (C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News Magazine) Facts & Figures &CE (Chemical Engineering Magazine) CEPCI (Chemical Engineering Plant Cost Index))", (Gizem Aloğlu, Simge Kaya), 2010-2011 II

  5. "Data Envelopment Analysis - HDA (Hydrodealkylation of Toluene) Plant", (Ridade Sayın, Kübra Mızrak), 2009-2010 II

  6. "Data Envelopment Analysis - HEN (Heat Exchanger Network) Synthesis", (Ceyda Önol, Leyla Zeynep Yallak), 2009-2010 II

  7. "Statistical Analysis of Refinery Data", (Hasan Şıldır), 2009-2010 II

  8. "PCA vs. ICA", (Derya Dervişoğlu), 2009-2010 II

  9. "Discrete Cosine Transform (DCT) and Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT) of Tennessee-Eastman Plant", (Emre Baş), 2009-2010 II

  10. "Honey, I Shrunk the Tennessee-Eastman Plant!", (Arda Kula), 2009-2010 II

  11. "On the Stock Market Alternative-Energy Indexes", (Burcu Baskın), 2009-2010 II

  12. "Crack Spread Futures - ChE Perspective", (Ümit Özer), 2009-2010 II

  13. "Why HDI (Human Development Index) Beats GII (Global Innovation Index) in Explaining Per-Capita Energy Consumptions and CO2 Emissions of the Countries?", (Saliha Ergün), 2009-2010 I

  14. "Environmental Scientometrics", (Vasfiye Çimenoğlu), 2008-2009 II

  15. "Data Envelopment Analysis", (Eda Mehmet, Sıla Kumbasar), 2008-2009 II

  16. "HYSYS-MATLAB Interface", (Evrim Örs, Mehtap Yücel), 2008-2009 II

  17. "Solution of ODE Sensitivity Equations", (Hare Erbakan, Şeyla Azuz), 2008-2009 II

  18. "Infeasible-Path Optimization of the Williams-Otto Plant with MATLAB", (Çağatay Yıldız), 2008-2009 II

  19. "Multiple Solutions of Linear Portfolio Optimization Problems", (İris Vural), 2007-2008 II

  20. "An Environmental-Impact / Profit Game", (Erdal Uzunlar, Yusuf Uğur), 2007-2008 II

  21. "Multiple Solutions of LP via Recursive MILP", (Özge Şaşmaz), 2006-2007 II

  22. "Dual Mode Turbo Expander Plant (TEP) for Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs)", (Ali Akçalı, Mustafa Gören), 2006-2007 II

  23. "Risk Shaping Design via CVaR (Conditional Value at Risk)", (Altuğ Altay, Ali Rıza Tanrıverdi), 2006-2007 II

  24. "Recursive and Mowing Window Covariance Matrix Updates", (Cem Zorlubaş, Begli Utamishovu), 2006-2007 II

  25. "CVaR (Conditional Value at Risk) to ChE", (Alparslan Kayabaşı, Muhammed Şen), 2005-2006 II

  26. "Hodrick-Prescott Filter: Boundary Correction", (Cengiz Güneş, Yücel Könez), 2005-2006 II

  27. "VaR (Value at Risk) to ChE", (Eytan Filiba, Erdem Çuhacı), 2003-2004 II

  28. "Multi-Refinery and Distribution-Network Scheduling Under Uncertainty", (Aslin Izmitli, Sabih Rozales), 2003-2004 II

  29. "Flux Balance Analysis Under Uncertainty", (Sevilay Sunmaz, Özlem Demirbaş), 2003-2004 II (Major Advisor: Prof.Dr. Amable Hortaçsu)

  30. "Stock Market Technical Analysis Indicators: Can they be Used in Chemical Process Monitoring, Control, and Fault Detection?", (Bora Tarhan, Burak Eral), 2002-2003 II

  31. "GARCH (Generalized AutoRegressive Conditional Heteroscedasticity) to ChE", (Mert Haktanır, Tülay Ercanlı), 2002-2003 II

  32. "Filled-Function Method For Global Constrained Optimization", (İlker Cavlak, Ali Özturk), 2002-2003 II

  33. "Synthesis of Distributed Wastewater Treatment Networks for Multiperiod (Flexible) Operation", (Öznur Saygı, Erdem Arslan), 2001-2002 II

  34. "Filled-Function Method for Global Optimization", (Ömür Karakuş, Korhan Korel), 2001-2002 II

  35. Neural-Network Computations with GAMS & EXCEL, (Arsun Artel, Eytan Tarablus), 2000-2001 II

  36. Simulated Annealing Method of Optimization for MINLP Problems, (Esen Mestan, Arda Gezdur), 2000-2001 II

  37. Sensitivity Analysis for the Effects of Uncertainties in Binary-Interaction Parameters on High-Pressure Phase-Equilibrium via Monte-Carlo Simulation, (Nilhan Savant, Evin Hizaler), 2000-2001 II

  38. Flexibility Analysis of a Turbo-Expander Plant with Heat-Exchanger Network, (Aysa Akad, Delal Dink), 1999-2000 II

  39. Regulatory and Servo Process Flexibilities, (Gökhan Erkavun, Alper Öztoprak), 1999-2000 II

  40. On the Sensitivity Coefficients of Differential Equations, (Ersin Durmaz, Gürkan Güntaş), 1999-2000 II

  41. Steady-State Solution, Optimization, and Open-Loop Steady-State Control of the "Tennessee-Eastman" Benchmark Plant, (Emre Afşar, Burak Atamgüç), 1998-99 II

  42. Heat-Exchanger Networks: Sensitivity of an "MINLP-Based Network-Design Method to Input Uncertainties, (Burcu Çelebi, Gökhan Çakmakçı), 1997-98 II

  43. Estimation of the Critical Properties of Some Essential-Oil Components, (Şebnem Yürekli, Diler Özdemir), 1997-98 II

  44. Modeling & Simulation of Gas-Chromatography Analysis of Essential Oils, Çetin Ersoy, Pınar Özkarabıyık), 1997-98 II

  45. Heat-Exchanger Networks: Sensitivity of the Pinch Method to Input Uncertainties, (Korkut Uygun), 1997-98 I

  46. Monitoring of a Supercritical-Fluid-Aided Separation Operation via Principal-Component Analysis, (Derya Ekşi, Umut Aydemir), 1996-97 II

  47. Simulated-Annealing Optimization for MINLP, (A. İhsan Şerbetçioğlu, Mehmet Bozan), 1995-96 II

  48. Comparison of the Feasible-Path and Infeasible-Path Optimization Techniques on a Multi-Component Distillation-Column Model, (Levent Es, Doğan Yalcınkaya), 1995-96 II

  49. Investigation of the Effects of Uncertainties in Binary-Interaction Coefficients on Sensitivity of Phase Behavior Around Critical Region, (Ramazan Yalçın), 1995-96 II

  50. Unsteady-state Operation of a Chemical Plant = CSTR + ADSORBER, (Edip Namer), 1995-96 I

  51. Development of a General-Purpose Simulated Annealing Optimization Package for Constrained Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Programming, (Orkunt Çetinkaya), 1994-95 II

  52. Flexibility Analysis (Optimization) of Heat Exchanger Networks, (Uğur S. Ağılönü), 1994-95 II

  53. A Fuzzy-Logic-Based Controllability Index for Heat-Exchanger Networks, (Orhan Karslıgil), 1994-95 I

  54. Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Extraction and Purification of Rose-Aroma Concentrates, (Şeyda Ertuğrul, Gül Yavuz), 1993-94 II

  55. Flexibility Analysis (Optimization) of Heat-Exchanger Networks, (Kemal Şahin), 1993-94 II

  56. Frequency-Domain Analysis of Heat Exchangers and Heat-Exchanger Networks, (Derya Uztürk), 1993-94 II

  57. Monte-Carlo Simulation and Optimization of a Simple Chemical Plant (Optimal Decision under Uncertainty), (Seda Harmankaya), 1993-94 II

  58. Method-of-Characteristics Solution for Fixed-Bed Adsorption with First-Order Reaction in the Fluid Phase, (Suzi Apalaçi), 1992-93 II

  59. Minimization of Target-Temperature Deviations in Heat-Exchanger Networks through Bypass-Fraction Manipulations, (Hüseyin Ütebay), 1992-93 II

  60. Application of a Fuzzy-Logic-Based Resiliency Index to Determine Optimal Locations of Bypass-Streams in Heat-Exchanger Networks, (Cantürk Boyacı), 1992-93 II


M.Sc. THESES DIRECTED

  1. Causality in Time Series: Dynamic Time Warping versus Granger Causality,
    STUDENT: Leyla Zeynep Yallak,
    ADVISOR: Prof. Dr. Uğur Akman,
    9/2011 - 7/2012

  2. Multiple and Alternate Optima of LP Problems via Recursive MILP: A Matlab Implementation,
    STUDENT: Ridade Sayın (Ph.D.: Purdue Univ),
    ADVISOR: Prof. Dr. Uğur Akman,
    9/2011 - 7/2012

  3. Data Compression and Reconstruction in Process Engineering Applications,
    STUDENT: Ceyda Önol,
    ADVISOR: Prof. Dr. Uğur Akman,
    9/2011 - 7/2012

  4. Constrained Neural Networks,
    STUDENT: Ümit Özer (Ph.D.: Wayne State Univ),
    ADVISOR: Prof. Dr. Uğur Akman,
    9/2011 - 7/2012

  5. Application of the Multivariable Calibration Techniques to Determination of the Physical Properties and Quality of the Refinery Gasoline Products (Rafineri Benzin Ürünlerinin Fiziksel Özelliklerinin ve Kalitesinin Belirlenmesinde Çok Değişkenli Kalibrasyon Tekniklerinin Uygulanması),
    STUDENT: Ümit Ayna (İTÜ, Dept. of Chemistry),
    ADVISORS: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mustafa Özcan (İTÜ, Dept. of Chemistry), Prof. Dr. Uğur Akman,
    9/2010 -

  6. Optimal Design under Uncertainty via CVaR (Conditional Value at Risk),
    STUDENT: Sıla Kumbasar,
    ADVISOR: Prof. Dr. Uğur Akman,
    9/2010 - 6/2012

  7. Application of Data Envelopment Analysis to Chemical Engineering,
    STUDENT: Gökay Serdar Ergün,
    ADVISOR: Prof. Dr. Uğur Akman,
    3/2009 - 5/2010

  8. Cleaning of Contaminated Soils Using Ionic Liquids and Supercritical Carbon Dioxide,
    STUDENT: Seda Keskin (Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon Univ. - Georgia Institute of Technology; Prof., Dept. Chem. & Biological Eng., Koç U., Istanbul, Turkey),
    ADVISORS: Prof. Dr. Öner Hortaçsu, Prof. Dr. Uğur Akman,
    9/2005 - 4/2006

  9. The Filled-Function Method for Global Optimization of MINLP Problems,
    STUDENT: Ali Öztürk (M.Eng. Koç Univ., Industrial Eng.),
    ADVISOR: Prof. Dr. Uğur Akman,
    9/2004 - 6/2005

  10. Polymer Impregnation Using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide towards Controlled Release Drugs with Model Components,
    STUDENT: Sinan Üzer,
    ADVISORS: Prof. Dr. Öner Hortaçsu, Prof. Dr. Uğur Akman,
    9/2003 - 12/2004

  11. Trade-Profit Maximization in Stock Markets with Neural Networks as Technical-Analysis-Indicator Approximators,
    STUDENT: Hikmet Kırmızıtaş (Systems & Control Eng. Department),
    ADVISORS: Prof. Dr. Uğur Akman, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nesrin Okay
    1/2003 - 9/2004

  12. Polymerizable Oil Synthesis by Hydroxyhalogenation of Soybean Oil in Dense Carbon Dioxide,
    STUDENT: Öznur Saygı (Ph.D. Louisiana State Univ.),
    ADVISORS: Prof. Dr. Öner Hortaçsu, Prof. Dr. Uğur Akman,
    9/2003 - 6/2004

  13. A Continuous Time Formulation for Short-Term Scheduling with Heat Integration,
    STUDENT: Sinem Perk (Ph.D. Illinois Institute of Technology; Center for Engineering in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA),
    ADVISOR: Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    9/2002 - 6/2003

  14. Constraint Aggregation in Steady-State and Dynamic Optimizations,
    STUDENT: Mehmet M. Gökben,
    ADVISOR: Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    9/2001 - 11/2002

  15. Multiperiod Flexible Process Synthesis / Design,
    STUDENT: Levent Obut,
    ADVISOR: Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    9/2001 - 11/2002

  16. Soybean Oil Hydroxylation at Sub/Supercritical Conditions,
    STUDENT: Mehmet Mercangöz (Ph.D.: U. California, Santa Barbara),
    ADVISORS: Prof. Dr. Ö. Hortaçsu, Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    9/2001 - 6/2002

  17. Hydroxylation of Soybean Triglycerides in Sub/Supercritical Carbon Dioxide,
    STUDENT: Selen Aydoğan (Ph.D.: Purdue Univ.; Prof., Dept. Chemical Eng., U. of Tulsa),
    ADVISORS: Prof. Dr. Ö. Hortaçsu, Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    9/2000 - 6/2001

  18. Micronization of Ibuprofen by Rapid-Expansion of Supercritical Solutions (RESS) Process,
    STUDENT: Defne Kayrak (Ph.D. Boğaziçi Univ.; PostDoc., Purdue U.),
    ADVISORS: Prof. Dr. Ö. Hortaçsu, Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    9/2000 - 6/2001

  19. Non-Linear Model-Predictive Control with Control-Vector Parameterization,
    STUDENT: Korkut Uygun (Ph.D.: Wayne State Univ.; Center for Engineering in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA),
    ADVISOR: Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    2/1999 - 1/2000

  20. Modeling and Simulation of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Fractionation of Essential Oils,
    STUDENT: Göktuğ Ahunbay (Ph.D.: Akron Univ.; Prof., Dept. Chem. Eng., Istanbul Technical U.),
    ADVISOR: Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    10/1998 - 06/1999

  21. Packing and Entrainer Effects on Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Fractionation of Origanum Oil,
    STUDENT: Halim Kubat,
    ADVISORS: Prof. Dr. Ö. Hortaçsu, Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    10/1998 - 09/1999

  22. Entrainer Effects on the Phase Behavior of Origanum-Oil / CO2 System at Sub/Supercritical Conditions,
    STUDENT: Mete Tanören,
    ADVISORS: Prof. Dr. Ö. Hortaçsu, Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    10/1998 - 5/2000

  23. Fractionation of Origanum Oil by Dense Carbon Dioxide,
    STUDENT: A. Ogan Köse (MBA: Georgetown Univ.),
    ADVISORS: Prof. Dr. Ö. Hortaçsu, Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    10/1997 - 06/1998

  24. A Simulated Annealing Algorithm for Mixed-Integer Non-Linear Global Optimization,
    STUDENT: Dilek Şen (MBA: Purdue Univ.),
    ADVISOR: Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    06/1997 - 08/1999

  25. Modeling and Simulation of Supercritical Fluid Extraction of Natural Materials from Plants,
    STUDENT: Tarık Serpil,
    ADVISORS: Prof. Dr. Ö. Hortaçsu, Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    08/1995 - 09/1997

  26. Relative Distributions of Origanum Oil Components in Oil and Sub/Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Phases,
    STUDENT: Şeyda Ertuğrul,
    ADVISORS: Prof. Dr. Ö. Hortaçsu, Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    10/1995 - 01/1997

  27. Comparison of Cubic Equations of State and Mixing Rules for Phase Behavior around Critical Region,
    STUDENT: Murat Kocaalioğlu,
    ADVISOR: Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    02/1996 - 01/1997

  28. Frequency-Domain Analysis and Control of Retrofit Heat-Exchanger Networks,
    STUDENT: Derya Uztürk (Ph.D.: Lehigh Univ.),
    ADVISOR: Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    02/1995 - 06/1996

  29. Dynamics and Optimal Control of Flexible Heat-Exchanger Networks,
    STUDENT: Cantürk Boyacı,
    ADVISOR: Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    10/1994 - 09/1995

  30. Equation-of-State-Based Isotherms for Adsorption of Toluene and Benzene on Activated Carbon from Supercritical Carbon Dioxide & Modeling and Simulation of Supercritical Desorber Dynamics,
    STUDENT: Bülent Turgay,
    ADVISOR: Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    10/1993 - 03/1995

  31. Solubilities and Relative Distributions of Key Components of Spearmint Oil in Sub/Supercritical Carbon Dioxide,
    STUDENT: Sevan Platin,
    ADVISORS: Prof. Dr. Ö. Hortaçsu, Asst. Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    10/1991 - 02/1993

  32. Effects of Process Variables on Yield and Composition of Spearmint Oil Extracted Under Supercritical Fluid Conditions,
    STUDENT: Elif Ö. Özer (Ph.D.: U. Maine, Food Eng.),
    ADVISORS: Prof. Dr. Ö. Hortaçsu, Asst. Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    10/1991 - 01/1993


Ph.D. DISSERTATIONS DIRECTED

  1. Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Immobilization of Glucose Oxidase on Conducting Polymers Towards Biosensor Production,
    STUDENT: Defne Kayrak (PostDoc., Purdue U.),
    ADVISORS: Prof. Dr. Ö. Hortaçsu, Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    9/2004 - 6/2007

  2. A Process for the Deterpenation of Essential Oils by Extraction / Adsorption / Desorption using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide,
    STUDENT: Orli (Navaro) Aeskenazi,
    ADVISORS: Prof. Dr. Ö. Hortaçsu, Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman,
    10/1994 - 06/1999

  3. Optimal Resilient Retrofit Design of Heat-Exchanger Networks,
    STUDENT: Alp Er Ş. Konukman (Prof., Gebze Inst. of Tech., Dept. of Energy Systems Eng., Dept. of Mechanical Eng.),
    ADVISORS: Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman, Assoc. Prof. Dr. M.C. Çamurdan
    02/1992 - 06/1996


FUNDED RESEARCH / PROJECTS

  1. Dynamic PCA Based on Local Sensitivities for Process Models Described by ODEs with Uncertain Parameters,
    Boğaziçi University Research Foundation,
    No: 5687, 2010 - 2011, 3,750 TL ($2,500),
    Prof. Dr. Uğur Akman

  2. Continuous-Time Formulation for Short-Term Scheduling with Heat Integration,
    Boğaziçi University Research Foundation,
    No: 03A502, 2003 - 2006, 6,200,000,000 TL ($3,450),
    Prof. Dr. Uğur Akman, Sinem Perk (RA/TA, M.Sc. Student)

  3. Simultaneous Optimal Flexible Design and Model Predictive Control of Chemical Processes - II,
    Boğaziçi University Research Foundation,
    No: 01A503, 2001 - 2002, 784,000,000 TL ($2,200),
    Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman, Asst. Prof. Dr. Alp Er Ş. Konukman (Gebze Inst. of Tech., Dept. of Energy Systems), Mehmet Gökben (RA/TA, M.Sc.Student), Levent Obut (RA/TA, M.Sc. Student)

  4. Simultaneous Optimal Flexible Design and Model Predictive Control of Chemical Processes - I,
    Boğaziçi University Research Foundation,
    No: 99A503, 1999 - 2001, 6,780,000,000 TL ($5,200),
    Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman, Asst. Prof. Dr. Alp Er Ş. Konukman (Gebze Inst. of Tech., Dept. of Energy Systems), Korkut Uygun (RA/TA, M.Sc.Student), Göktuğ Ahunbay (RA/TA, M.Sc. Student)

  5. Investigation of the Applicability of Supercritical-Fluid Technology in Obtaining Natural Antioxidants,
    Boğaziçi University Research Foundation,
    No: 96A0527, 1996 - 1999, 260,000,000 TL ($3,300),
    Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman, Prof. Dr. O. Hortacsu, Asst. Prof. Dr. M. Dervişoğlu, O. (N.) Aeskenazi (RA/TA, Ph.D.Student), Ş. Ertuğrul (M.Sc. Student)

  6. Development, Optimization, and Optimal Control of Flexible and Controllable Heat-Exchanger Networks,
    TUBİTAK (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey),
    No: MISAG-83, 1994 - 1996, 397,430,000 TL ($5,600),
    Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman, Derya Uztürk (RA/TA, M.Sc. Student)

  7. Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Extraction of Rose Concrete,
    Boğaziçi University Research Foundation,
    No: 94A0525, 1994 - 1996, 50,000,000 TL ($2,000),
    Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman, S. Platin (M.Sc. in ChE), Prof. Dr. Ö. Hortaçsu, O. (N.) Aeskenazi (RA/TA, Ph.D.Student)

  8. Dynamics and Control of Heat-Exchanger Networks,
    Boğaziçi University Research Foundation,
    No: 94A0525, 1994 - 1996, 50,000,000 TL ($2,000),
    Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman, Assoc. Prof. Dr. M.C. Çamurdan, A.E.Ş. Konukman (RA/TA, Ph.D.Student)

  9. Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Extraction of Essential Oils from Plants and Product Characterization,
    Boğaziçi University Research Foundation,
    No: 92A0534, 1992 - 1993, 35,000,000 TL ($6,000),
    Asst. Prof. Dr. U. Akman, Prof. Dr. Ö. Hortaçsu, S. Platin (RA/TA, M.Sc. Student), E.Ö. Özer (M.Sc. Student)

  10. Effects of Process Variables on Extraction Yield and Product Quality in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Extraction of Essential Oils from Plants & Plant Extract / Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Equilibria and Characterization of Plant Extracts,
    Boğaziçi University Alumni Association, 1992 - 1993, 5,000,000 TL ($1,000),
    Asst. Prof. Dr. U. Akman, Prof. Dr. Ö. Hortaçsu, S. Platin (RA/TA, M.Sc. Student), E.Ö. Özer (M.Sc. Student)


PARTICIPATION IN FUNDED PROJECTS

  1. Alternate and Next k-Best Solutions of Portfolio Optimization Problems,
    Boğaziçi University Research Foundation,
    No: 7980, 2014 - cont., 22,825 TL ($10,375),
    Prof. Dr. Nesrin Okay, Prof. Dr. Uğur Akman

  2. Volatility Analysis of the Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE) Market via Principal Component GARCH (PCGARCH) Modeling,
    Boğaziçi University Research Foundation,
    No: 02HC201, 2002 - 2006, 9,265,000,000 TL ($5,800),
    Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nesrin Okay, Prof. Dr. U. Akman

  3. Development of Chemical Processes Employing Supercritical Technology,
    Turkish State Planning Organization (DPT),
    No: 95K120320, 1995 - 2005, 4,000,000,000 TL ($70,000),
    Prof. Dr. Ö. Hortaçsu, Assoc. Prof. Dr. U. Akman, Asst. Prof. Dr. M. Dervişoğlu

  4. Preparation of Plant Extracts under Supercritical Conditions,
    Turkish State Planning Organization (DPT),
    No: 91K120480, 1991 - 1995, 8,000,000,000 TL ($175,000),
    Prof. Dr. Ö. Hortaçsu, Prof. Dr. Z.İ. Önsan, Asst. Prof. Dr. U. Akman, Asst. Assoc. Prof. Dr. S. Gönenç, Prof. Dr. M. Dervişoğlu


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