Dr. Burcu Saner Okan

 

  
Dr. Burcu Saner Okan , Researcher

2012- present : Researcher in SUNUM, Sabanci University

 

bsanerokan@sabanciuniv.edu

http://sunum.sabanciuniv.edu/

Education PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, Sabancı University/Turkey, 2011  
MSc in Materials Science and Engineering, Sabancı University/Turkey, 2007

BSc in Chemistry, Middle East Technical University (METU)/Turkey, 2005
 
Publications

Some of the publications by Dr. Burcu Saner Okan is given below;

Saner, B., Alkan-Gürsel, S., Yürüm, Y., Layer-by-Layer Polypyrrole Coated Graphite Oxide and Graphene Nanosheets as Catalyst Support Materials for Fuel Cells, Fullerenes, Nanotubes, and Carbon nanostructures, 21: 233–247 (2013)

Saner-Okan, B., Kocabas, Z. O., Nalbant Ergün, A., Baysal, M., Yürüm, Y., The effect of reaction temperature and catalyst type on the formation of boron nitride nanostructures by chemical vapor deposition technique and measurement of their hydrogen storage capacity, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 51, 11341−11347 (2012)

Saner-Okan, B., Yürüm, A., Gorgülü, N., Alkan-Gürsel, S., Yürüm, Y., Polypyrrole coated thermally exfoliated graphite nanoplatelets and the effect of oxygen surface groups on the interaction of Pt catalysts with  graphene-based nanocomposites, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 50, pp. 12562–12571 (2011)

Saner, B., Dinc, F., Yürüm, Y., Utilization of multiple graphene layers in fuel cells. 2. The effect of oxidation process on the characteristics of graphene nanosheets, Fuel Vol. 90, pp. 2609-2616 (2011)

Saner, B., Okyay, F., Yürüm,Y., Utilization of multiple graphene layers in fuel cells. 1. An improved technique for the exfoliation of graphene-based nanosheets from graphite, Fuel, Vol. 89, Issue 8, pp. 1903-1910 (2010)

Saner B., Oncu Bilgin N., Menceloglu Y.Z., Branched Pentablock Poly(L-lactide-co-ε-caprolactone) Synthesis in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide, High Performance Polymers, Vol. 19 (5-6), pp. 649-664 (2007)

Muftuoglu, A.E., Saner B., Demirel A.L., Yagci Y., Synthesis and Characterization of Graft and Branched polymers via Type-II Photoinitiation,  Designed Monomers and Polymers, Vol.8, No.6, pp. 645-658 (2005).

Research Areas Self-healing nanocomposites and coatings; graphene synthesis and its applications; anti-microbial coatings; nanosystems for conservation and restoration of cultural heritage; fuel cells.