Prof. Dr.
Part-Time Academic Staff
Chemical Engineering
Educational Background: 
  • B.S., M.S., Ph.D., METU (METU-Ankara)
Research Interests: 
  • Reaction Engineering, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Photocatalytic Materials
Courses Taught: 
  • CHME 312 Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • CHME 417 Chemical Engineering Design I
  • CHME 418 Chemical Engineering Design II
  • CHME 482 Chemical Process Safety
Selected Publications: 
  • Yürüm A., Karakaş, G. Synthesis of Na, Fe, and Co promoted TiO2/multiwalled carbon nanotube composites and their use as a photocatalyst. Turkish Journal of Chemistry, Vol.41, 440-454, 2017
  • Erdural B, Bölükbaşı U., Karakaş G. Photocatalytic antibacterial activity of TiO2–SiO2 thin films: The effect of composition on cell adhesion and antibacterial activity. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A-Chemistry, 283, 29-37, 2014.
  • Karakas G., Yetişemeyen P. Room Temperature Photocatalytic Oxidation of Carbon Monoxide Over Pd/TiO2–SiO2 Catalysts. Topics in Catalysis, 56(18-20), 1883-1891, 2013.
  • Yurtsever A.O., Karakaş G., Uludağ Y., Modeling and computational simulation of adsorption based chemical heat pumps. Applied Thermal Engineering, 50(1), 401-407, 2013.
  • Munteanu C., Caldararu M., Bratan V., Yetisemiyen P., Karakas G., Ionescu N. I. Electrical and catalytic properties of SnO2/TiO2 measured in operando conditions. Reaction Kinetics, Mechanisms and Catalysis, 105(1), 13-22, 2012.
  • Erdural B., Yurum A., Bakir U., Karakaş G. Hydrothermal Synthesis of Nanostructured TiO2 Particles and Characterization of Their Photocatalytic Antimicrobial Activity. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 8(2), 878-886, 2008.