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Canan Karakaya

2019-2020, Professor
Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, USA
Tel.:  +49 721 608-43063
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Postal address:
Institute for Chemical Technology and Polymer Chemistry
Engesserstr. 20
Campus South Bldg. 11.21
76131 Karlsruhe
Germany


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RESEARCH INTEREST

Fuel conversion technologies, heterogenous catalysis, micro kinetic modeling, catalytic combustion, methane reforming, gas-to-liquid (GTL) process, chemical kinetics, catalyst design, deactivation, coke formation, reactor design, gas-separation membranes (hydrogen and oxygen membranes), alternative reactor designs, (stagnation flow reactor, packed-bed reactor), modeling and simulation of reactive flow, supercritical flow, catalyst, solar cells, chemical vapor deposition, thermodynamic analysis, reaction network design


EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy: Chemical Technologies, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Chemistry and Biosciences, December 2012, Karlsruhe, Germany
Thesis: A novel, hierarchically developed surface kinetics for oxidation and reforming of methane and propane over
Rh/Al2O3
Advisor: Prof. Olaf. Deutschmann

Master of Science: Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Chemical Engineering Department, Kocaeli University, July 2008
Thesis: Investigation of methane catalytic activity and modeling of kinetic constants on
La(1-x)AgxB(1-y)ByO3±δ type perovskite catalysts.
Area of study: Process control and reactor design

Bachelor of Science: Chemical Engineering Department, Kocaeli University, June 2003
Graduation recognition: 1st in the chemical engineering program (out of 120), 2nd in the engineering program (out of 1500)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Research Asst. Prof. Mechanical Engineering, Colorado school of Mines, Golden, Colorado, since 1/1/2016
Post-doctoral Fellow: Mechanical Engineering, Colorado school of Mines, Golden, Colorado, 2/1/2013-1/1/2016
Research Assistant: Chemical Technologies, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany, 10/27/2008-12/31/2012
Research and Teaching Assistant: Chemical Engineering Dep., Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey, 12/1/2005-7/1/2008
Research and Development Analyst: Sandoz Pharmaceutical Company, Turkey, 9/1/2003-9/1/2005