Funda Tıhmınlıoğlu Araştırma Grubu

Name:
Professor Funda TIHMINLIOĞLU

Education:
Doctor of Philosophy, Chemical Engineering , 1998
The Pennsylvania State University , State College , PA , USA

Master of Science, Chemical Engineering , 1993
Ege University ,Bornova, Izmir, Turkey

Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering , 1990
Ege University , Bornova, Izmir, Turkey

Experience:

24 years of research and teaching, 16 year-as faculty member at İzmir Institute of Technology, Dept. of ChE (1998- )

Professor, Chemical Engineering, İzmir Institute of Technology, 2009-present

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, İzmir Institute of Technology, 2004-2009

Assistant Professor , Chemical Engineering, İzmir Institute of Technology, 1998-2004

Research Area(s):
Polymer processing and characterization,
Polymer based micro & nanocomposites
Biomaterials
Biobased food packaging materials
Barrier coatings

Courses:
Undergraduate Courses
ChE 211 Introduction to Polymer Science
ChE 312 Separation Processes
ChE 321 Thermodynamics II
ChE 334 Composite Material Processing
ChE 439 Biomaterials
ENG 301 Technical Report Writing

Graduate Courses
CHE 565 Fundamentals of Polymer Science
CHE 512 Polymer Chemistry
CHE 566 Polymer Solution Thermodynamics
CHE 590 Technical Report Writing
BENG 566 Biomaterials

Graduate Students:

Dildare BAŞALP (Chemical Eng. Ph.D. student)
Seda GÜNEŞ (Bioengineering Ph.D student)
Sedef TAMBURACI (Bioengineering Ph.D student)

Publication List (peer reviewed journals):

Onur Ozcalik, F. Tihminlioglu, “Barrier Properties of Corn Zein Nanocomposite Coated Polypropylene Films for Food Packaging Applications”, Journal of Food Engineering, 114, 4, 505-513, 2013.

Sokullu-Urkac, Emel; Oztarhan, Ahmet; Tihminlioglu, Funda Tihminlioglu , et al., “ Oxidation Behavior of C- and Au-Ion-Implanted Biodegradable Polymers “, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON PLASMA SCIENCE Volume: 40 Issue: 3 Pages: 863-869 DOI: 10.1109/TPS.2011.2179677 Part 2 MAR 2012 .

Tihminlioglu, F., Atik, I.D., Ozen, B. “Effect of Corn-Zein Coating on the Mechanical Properties of Polypropylene Packaging Films.” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 119 (2011): 235–241

Altiok, D.; Demiray-Gurbuz, E.; Bekmen, N., yilmaz O., tihminlioglu F., “Genipin crosslinked Clarithromycin Loaded Chitosan Microspheres for Eradication of Helicobacter Pylori , 4th International Workshop on Helicobacter and Related Bacteria in Chronic Digestive Inflammation and Gastric Cancer , HELICOBACTER Volume: 16 Special Issue: SI 132, 2011

Tihminlioglu F. , Atik, Isa Dogan; Ozen, Banu, “ Effect of Corn-Zein Coating on the Mechanical Properties of Polypropylene Packaging Films “, Journal of Applied Polymer Science Volume: 119 Issue: 235- 2011
Oguzlu Hale, Tihminlıoglu F. “ Preparation and Barrier Properties of Chitosan-Layered Silicate Nanocomposite Films” Macromolecular Symposia, 298, 91-98, 2010.

Altiok D., Altiok E. , Tihminlioglu F.,” Physical, antibacterial and antioxidant properties of chitosan films incorporated with thyme oil for potential wound healing applications”, J Mater Sci: Mater Med. ,21, 2227 2010

Altiok, D.; Gurbuz, E. Demiray; Bekmen, N. Tihminlioglu;: A natural antioxidant: Trans-resveratrol against H. Pylori, 23rd International Workshop on Helicobacter and Related Bacteria in Chronic Digestive Inflammation and Gastric Cancer , NETHERLANDS, 2010 , HELICOBACTER Volume: 15 Issue: 4 Pages: 334-335, 2010

Altiok, D.; Bekmen, N.; Gurbuz, E. Demiray; Yılmaz O, Tihminlioglu F. “Antimicrobial Activity of Essential Oils Against H. pylori “, 23rd International Workshop on Helicobacter and Related Bacteria in Chronic Digestive Inflammation and Gastric Cancer Location: NETHERLANDS, 2010 , published in HELICOBACTER Volume: 15 Issue: 4 Pages: 335-336 Published: AUG 2010

Tihminlioglu, F., Atik ID, Ozen B. “ Water vapor and oxygen-barrier performance of corn-zein coated polypropylene films”, Journal of Food Engineering, 96, 3, 342-347, 2010.

Ocak Y, Sofuoglu A, Tihminlioglu F. et al ”Protection of marble surfaces by using biodegradable polymers as coating agent , Progress in Organic Coating, Volume 66, Issue 3, pages 213-222, 2009.

D. Berkun, D. Balkose, F. Tihminlioglu, S. A. Altinkaya , “Sorption and Diffusion of Water Vapor on Edible Films “, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry ,94, 3, 683 2008.

Atik, I.D., Tihminlioglu F., Özen, B. “The Water Vapour Barrier Performance of Corn-zein Coated Polypropylene (PP) Packaging Films”, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 94, 3, 687 2008.
Basalp, D. Tihminlioglu, F. “The Effects of Natural Zeolite and Silane Coupling Agents on Melting and Crystallization Behaviour of Polypropylene”, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry , 94, 3, 757 2008.

E. Sokullu Urkac, A. Oztarhan, F. Tihminlioglu, N. Kaya, D. Ila, C. Muntele, S. Budak, E. Oks, A. Nikolaev, A. Ezdesir, Z. Tek, “Thermal Characterization of Ag and Ag + N ion Implanted Ultra-high Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE)”, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 261 (1-2): 699-703, 2007.

N. Kaya, Ahmet M. Oztarhan, E.S. Urkac, D. Ila, S. Budak, E. Oks, A. Nikolaev, A. Ezdesir, F. Tihminlioglu, Z. Tek, S. Cetiner, C. Muntele, “Polymeric Thermal Analysis of C + H and C + H + Ar Ion Implanted UHMWPE Samples”, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B : Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 261 (1-2): 711-714, 2007.

U. Atikler, D. Basalp, F. Tihminlioglu “Mechanical and Morphological Properties of Recycled HDPE Filled with Calcium Carbonate and Fly Ash”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 102 (5), 4460-4467, 2006.

H. Eser, F. Tihminlioglu, “Determination of Thermodynamic and Transport Properties of Solvents in poly (L-lactide co glycolide), Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 102 (3), 2426-2432, 2006.
U. Atikler, H. Demir, F. Tokatlı, F. Tihminlioglu, D. Balkose, S. Ulku “Optimization of the Effect of Colemanite on Intumescent System as a New Synergic Agent”, Polymer Degradation and Stability, 91 (7): 1563-1570, 2006.

H. Pehlivan, D. Balköse, S. Ülkü, F. Tihminlioglu, “ Effect of Zeolite Filler on the Thermal Degradation Kinetics of Polypropylene”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 101 (1), 143-148, 2006.

H. Demir, U. Atikler, D. Balkose, F. Tihminlioglu ” The effect of Surface Treatments on the Mechanical and Water Sorption Properties of Polypropylene-Luffa Fiber Composites”, Composites Part A:Applied Sci. And Manufacturing, 37, 446-456, 2006.

.Eser, H., F. Tihminlioglu , “Solubility and Diffusivity of Solvents and Non-solvents in (polymethylmethacrylate-co butyl methacrylate),” Fluid Phase Equilibria, 237, 68-76 2005.

Pehlivan, H., Balköse, D. , Ülkü S., F., Tihminlioglu , “Characterization of Pure and Silver Exchanged Natural Zeolite Filled Polypropylene Composite Films,” Composites Science and Technology, 65, 2049-2058 2005.

Gultekin, N., Tihminlioglu, F., Ciftçioglu, R., Çiftçioglu, M. Ş. Harsa, “Preparation and Characterization Polylactide-Hydroxyapatite Biocomposites,” Key Engineering Materials, 264-268, 1953 2004.

Metin D., Tihminlioglu, F., Balköse, D. S. Ülkü, “The Effect of Interfacial Interactions on the Mechanical Properties of Natural zeolite –PP Composites,” Composites Part A. Applied Sci. And Manufacturing, 35, 23-32 2004.

Pehlivan H., Özmıhçı F., Tihminlioglu, F. Balköse, D. S. Ülkü, “Water and Water Vapor Sorption in Polypropylene-Zeolite Composites,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 90, 3069-3075 2003.

Cai, W. D., Ramesh, N., Tihminlioglu, F., Danner, R.P., Duda, J. L. and A. De Haan, “Phase Equilbrium and Diffusion of Solvents in Polybutadiene: A Capillary Column Inverse Gas Chromatography Study,” J. of Polym.Sci. Part B:Polym. Phys., 40, 1046-1055 2002.

Tihminlioglu, F. and R. P. Danner, “Solvent Diffusion in Amorphous Polymers: Polyvinly Acetate- Toluene Systems,” J. of Polym. Sci. Part B:Polym. Phys., 38, 1965-1974 2000.

Tihminlioglu, F., Danner, “Solvent Diffusion in Amorphous Polymers: Polystyrene-Solvent Systems,” J. of Polym. Sci. Part B:Polym. Phys., 38, 2429-2435 2000.
Tihminlioglu, F. and R. P. Danner, “Application of Gas Chromatography in Polymer-Solutions-Diffusion and Thermodynamic Measurements in Polyacrylate-Solvent Systems,” Journal of Chromatography A., 845, 93-101 1999.

Danner, R.P., Tihminlıoglu, F., Surana, R.K. ve J.L., Duda, “Inverse Gas Chromatography Applications in Polymer-Solvent Systems,” Fluid Phase Equilibria, FPE, 148/1-2, 171-188 1998.

Nagvekar, M., Tihminlıoglu, F. and R. P. Danner, “Colligative Properties of Polyelectrolyte Solutions,” Fluid Phase Equilibria, 145/1, 15-42 1998.

Surana, R. K, Danner, R. P., Tihminlioglu, F., and J. L. Duda, “Evaluation of Inverse Gas Chromatography for Prediction and Measurement of Diffusion Coefficients,” J. of Polym.Sci., Part B Polym. Phys., 35, 1233-1240 1997.

Tihminlıoglu, F., Surana, R.K., Danner, R.P. and J. L. Duda, “Finite Concentration Inverse Gas Chromatography: Diffusion and Partition Measurements,” J. of Polym.Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys., 35, 1279-1290 1997.

Tihminlıoglu F. ve S. Ülkü, “Use of Clinoptilolite in Ethanol Dehydration,” Separation Sci. and Technology, 31, 2855-2865 1996.

Conference Publications/Presentations:

E. Sokullu Urkac, A. Oztarhan, F. Tihminlioglu, N. Kaya, S. Budak, B. Chay, C. Muntele, E. Oks, A. Nikolaev, D.ILA, “ Nanoscale Surface Modification of UltraHigh Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) Samples with the W + C Ion Implantation” , 2007 Spring, 1020-GG07-05 Ion-Beam-Based Nanofabrication MRS Proceedings Vol. 1020 , 151-157.

Ahmet Oztarhan, Emel Sokullu Urkac, Nusret Kaya, Mesut Yenigul, Funda Tihminlioglu, Ayhan Ezdesir, Robert Zimmerman, Satilmis Budak, C Muntele, Bopha Chhay, Daryush Ila, Efim Oks, Alexey Nikolaev, Zekai Tek, Rengin Eltem, “Modification of Surface Morphology of UHMWPE for Biomedical Implants”, 2007 Spring, 1020-GG05-03, Ion-Beam-Based Nanofabrication MRS Proceedings Vol. 1020, 91-100.

E. S. Urkac, A. Oztarhan, F. Tihminlioglu, I. D. Gurhan, S. G. Iz, E. Oks, A. Nikolaev, and D. Ila, “The Effect of Ag and AgN Ion Implantation on Cell Attachment Properties”, AIP Conf. Proc. Volume 1099, March 2009, pp. 528

E. S. Urkac, A. Oztarhan, F. Tihminlioglu, D. Ila, S. Budak, B. Chhay, C. Muntele, E. Oks, and A. Nikolaev, “Thermal Behaviour of W and C Ion Implanted Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE)”, AIP Conf. Proc. Volume 1099, March 2009, pp. 542

A. Oztarhan, E. S. Urkac, F. Tihminlioglu, N. Kaya, D. Ila, S. Budak, B. Chhay, C. Muntele, E. Oks, and A. Nikolaev, “Structural and Thermal Characterization of Ti and O Ion Implanted UltraHigh Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE)”, AIP Conf. Proc. Volume 1099, March 2009, pp. 545-547.

Dildare Başalp, Funda Tıhmınlıoglu, Anna Finne Wistrand, Ann Christine Albertsson “Tensile and Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Poly(L-lactide co D,L-lactide) –Zein Blends”, Biomacromolecules Workshop, Sweden, May 2008.

E. S. Urkac, A. Oztarhan, F. Tihminlioglu, I. D. Gurhan, S. G. Iz, E. Oks, A. Nikolaev, and D. Ila ” The Effect of Ag and AgN Ion Implantation on Cell Attachment “, CAARI 2008 Meeting, Texas, USA.

E. S. Urkac, A. Oztarhan, F. Tihminlioglu, D. Ila, S. Budak, B. Chhay, C. Muntele, E. Oks, and A. Nikolaev, “Thermal Behaviour of W and C Ion Implanted Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE)”, CAARI 2008 Meeting, Texas, USA 2008.

A. Oztarhan, E. S. Urkac, F. Tihminlioglu, N. Kaya, D. Ila, S. Budak, B. Chhay, C. Muntele, E. Oks, and A. Nikolaev, “Structural and Thermal Characterization of Ti and O Ion Implanted UltraHigh Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE)”, CAARI 2008 Meeting, Texas, USA 2008.

Emel Sokullu Urkac, Ahmet Oztarhan, Funda Tihminlioglu, Satilmis Budak, Bopha Chhay, Efim Oks, Alexey Nikolaev, Daryush Ila, “Characterization of Cr and Cr+N Ion Implanted Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE)”, CAARI 2008: 20th International Conference on the Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry, Fort Worth, Texas, 10-15 August 2008.

E. Sokullu Urkac , A.Oztarhan, F. Tihminlioglu, R.Eltem, I.D.Gurhan, S. Gulce, F. Ozdal Kurt, D.Ila , R.Zimmerman , S. Budak, C.Muntele , E.Oks, A.Nikolaev , “Cell Attachment Studies and Antibacterial Properties of Ag and Ag+N Ion Implanted Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE)”,15th International Conference on Surface Modification of Materials by Ion Beams (SMMIB-15)Mumbai, India, 2007.

E. Sokullu Urkac, F. Tihminlioglu, N. Kaya, A. Oztarhan, D. ILA, C. Muntele, S. Budak, E. Oks, A. Nikolaev, A. Ezdesir, Z. Tek, “Surface Characterization of Ag and Ag+N Hybrid Ion Implanted Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE), 13th Biomedical Science & Technology Symposium, Yeditepe University, İstanbul, 26-28 August 2007.

Başalp D., Tihminlioglu F., “İn Vtro Calcium Phosphate Formation on Biodegradable poly L-lactide-zein Blends”, 4th European Symposium on Biopolymers”, October 2-4, 2007 Kuşadası, Türkiye.

İ.D.Atik, Funda Tihminlioglu, B. Özen “ The Improvement of Water Vapor and Oxygen Barrier Properties of Polypropylene Food Packaging Films with Corn Zein Coating, V. International Packaging Congress, Vol 1, 263, Izmir, 2007.

Funda Tihminlioglu “Medical Packaging: Sterilization of Medical Implants and Devices”, V. International Packaging Congress Vol 1, 293 Izmir, 2007.

Ocak Y., Sofuoglu A., Tıhmınlıoğlu F., İpekoğlu B., Böke H., “Protection of Marble Using Biodegradable Polymers”, International Conference on Environment: Survival and Sustainability. February 19-24, 2007, Nicosia-Northern Cyprus.

N. Kaya, A. Oztarhan, E. Sokullu Urkac, D. ILA, S. Budak, E. Oks, A. Nikolaev, A. Ezdesir, F. Tihminlioglu, Z. Tek, S. Cetiner, C. Muntele, “Polymeric thermal analysis of C+H ion implanted UHMWPE samples” CAARI 2006 Meeting, Texas, USA 2006.

E. Sokullu Urkac, A. Oztarhan, N. Kaya, F. Tihminlioglu, D. ILA, C. Muntele, S. Budak, E. Oks, A. Nikolaev, A. Ezdesir, Z. Tek, “Thermal characterization of Ag and Ag+N hybrid ion implanted ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) samples”, CAARI 2006 Meeting, Texas, USA 2006,

E. Sokullu Urkac, F. Tihminlioglu, N. Kaya, A. Oztarhan, D. ILA, C. Muntele, S. Budak, E. Oks, A. Nikolaev, A. Ezdesir, Z. Tek, “Surface characterization of Ag and Ag+N hybrid ion implanted ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE)”, – CAARI 2006 Meeting, Texas, USA 2006

D. Altiok, E. Altiok, F. Tihminlioglu,” Preparation of Chitosan Films Incorporated with Volatile Thyme Oil for Wound Healing”, Biomaterials 2006, September 2006 Essen, Germany.

Metin D., Tihminlioglu F., “Calcium Phosphate Formation on Biodegradable Poly-L- lactide and Poly-(L-lactide-co-D,L-lactide) Films in Simulated Body Fluid (SBF), Biomaterials Congress, Hamburg, November 2006, Germany.

Metin D., Tihminlioglu F., “Biodegradation of Poly(L-lactide) and Poly(L- lactide co D,L lactide) in Simulated Body Fluid (SBF), Polycondensation 2006 conference, Agustos 2006, Istanbul, Turkey.

D. Metin, F. Tihminlioglu “ Polipropilende dolgu malzemesi olarak sentetik zeolitlerin etkisinin incelenmesi”, IV. Uluslararası Ambalaj Kongresi, Kongre Aralık 2005, İzmir

N. Gultekin, F. Tihminlioglu, R. Ciftçioglu , M. Çiftçioglu, Ş. Harsa “ Preparation and Characterization Polylactide-Hydroxyapatite Biocomposites”, 8th European Ceramic Society Meeting, Istanbul, Temmuz 2003.

Gultekin, N., Tihminlioglu, F., Çiftçioglu, M. , Ş. Harsa, “Hydrolytic Degradation Behaviour of Polylactides and Their Hydroxyapatite Loaded Composites” NATO-ASI Meeting, Alvor, Portekiz, Ekim 2003.

Pehlivan, H., Özmıhçı, F., Tıhmınlıoğlu, F., Balköse, D., S. Ülkü, “ Doğal Zeolit ve Polipropilen Kompozitlerde Su ve Su Buharı Sorpsiyonunun İncelenmesi”, 173-182, II. Uluslararası Ambalaj Kongresi, İzmir, 2001.

Pehlivan, H., Tıhmınlıoğlu, F., Balköse, D. , S. Ülkü, “Silver Exchange on Polypropylene-Zeolite Composite Films”, 2nd Eastern Mediterranian Chemical Engineering Conference, 277-279, Middle East Tech. University, Ankara/Turkey, May 2001.

Tıhmınlıoğlu, F. “Comparison of Experimental Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium Data With Group Contribution Lattice Fluid Equation of State Model in Polymer Solution”, Israel-Turkish-American Tri National Chemical Engineering Workshop, First Chemical Engineering Conference For Collaborative Research, 114-117, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, 1999.

Tıhmınlıoglu, F., R. P. Danner, “Application of Inverse Gas Chromatography in Polymer solutions- Diffusion and Thermodynamic Measurements in Polyacrylate –Solvent Systems”, 22nd of International Symposium of Chromatography, ISC, 345 Roma, Italy 1998.

Tıhmınlıoğlu, F., Surana, R. K., Danner, R. P., Duda J. L., “Finite Concentration Diffusion Measurements in Polymer-Solvent Systems “, Poster Presention, The Polymer Processing Society 13 th Annual Meeting, Secausus, NJ, USA, 1997.

Tıhmınlıoğlu, F., Danner, R. P., Duda J. L.,” Inverse Gas Chromatography Applications: Diffusion Measurements in Ps-Toluene system”, AICHE Annual Symposium, November, Los Angeles, California, USA, 1997.

Tıhmınlıoğlu, F., and Danner, R. P., “ Thermodynamic and Diffusion Measurements in Polymer-Solvent Systems” , Poster Presentation, MidAtlantic Thermodynamic Symposium, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 1996.

Tıhmınlıoğlu, F., Danner, R. P., Duda J. L. “ Diffusion Measurements of Infinitely Dilute Solvent in Polymers Using Inverse Gas Chromatography” Poster Presentation, NATO Summer School, Antalya, TURKEY August 1995.

Ülkü, S., F. Tihminlioglu, “Dehydration of Aqueous Ethanol Using Natural Zeolite.” AICHE Annual Symposium, November, San Francisco, California, USA, 143k, 1994.