Profile
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Title: 
Prof. Dr.
Surname: 
G√úRKAN
Status: 
Full-Time Academic Staff
Program: 
Chemical Engineering
Telephone: 
+90 392 661 2992
E-mail: 
tgurkan@metu.edu.tr
Room: 
S-221
Educational Background: 
  • B.S., M.S., METU; Ph.D., University of Missouri
Research Interests: 
  • Mass Transfer and Separation Proceses; Process Synthesis and Design
Courses Taught: 
  • Process Calculations, Thermodynamics, Mass Transfer and Separation Processes, Process Design, Resources Engineering 1&2
Selected Publications: 
  • Marti, M, E., Gurkan, T., Selective Recovery of Pyruvic Acid from Two and Three Acid Aqueous Solutions by Reactive Extraction, Separation and Purification Technology, 156, Part: 2 , 148-157 (2015)
  • Marti, M.E., Gurkan,T., Doraiswamy,L.K., Equilibrium and Kinetic Studies on Reactive Extraction of Pyruvic Acid with Trioctylamine in 1-Octanol, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 50, 13518-13525 (2011)
  • Sener, T., Okumus, E.,Gurkan,T., Yilmaz,L., The Effect of Different Solvents on the Performance of Zeolite-Filled Composite Pervaporation Membranes, Desalination, 261, 181-185 (2010)
  • Aydogan,N., Gurkan,T., Yilmaz,L., Treatment by Nano Filtration of the Bleed Stream of a Continuous Alcohol Fermentor,Separation Science and Technology, 39(5), 1059-1072 (2004)
  • Okumus,E., Gurkan,T., Yilmaz,L., Effect of Fabrication and Process Parameters on the Morphology and Performance of a Pan Based Zeolite Filled Pervaporation Membrane, Journal of Membrane Science, 223, 23-38 (2003)
  • Mutlu,S.H., Yetis,U., Gurkan,T., Yilmaz,L., Decolorization of Wastewater of a Baker's Yeast Plant by Membrane Processes, Water Research, 36, 609-616 (2002)