Prof. Dr. Selahattin Yılmaz

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Prof. Dr.  Selahattin YILMAZ

 Izmir Institue of Technology Chemical Engineering Department, Urla, Izmir

  Telephone: +90 232 750 6659  Fax: +90 232 750 6645

For Research Group please visit: Selahattin Yilmaz Research  Group

Education:

B.Sc.    : Middle East Technical University, Chemical Engineering Department, 1982- 1987.

M.Sc.    : The University of Sheffield, Chemical and Biological  Engineering, 1989-1990.

Ph. D.  :  The University of Sheffield, Chemical and Biological  Engineering, 1990-1995.

Experience:

Professor      Chemical Engineering       Izmir Institue of Technology            2011-

Assoc. Professor   Chemical Engineering       Izmir Institue of Technology           2005-2011

Assist. Professor   Chemical Engineering       Izmir Institue of Technology           1998-2005

Assist. Professor   Mechanical Engineering    Izmir Institue of Technology           1995-1998

Res. Assistant        Chemical Enginering         Middle East Technical University   1987-1989 

Research Areas:

  • Development of Heteregeneous  Catalysts for Production of Bulk and Fine Chemicals
  • Biomass Conversion to Chemicals and Fuels
  • Fatty Oils and Esters Conversion to Speciality and Fine Chemicals
  • Catalytic Reaction Engineering
  • Micropore and Mesopore Material Synthesis and Characterisation (Zeolites, SBA-15 …)
  • Production of Chemicals  for Different Industries Including Cosmetics, Cleaning, Lubricants  and Oleochemicals.

Selected Publications 

  1. Mutlu V. N. Yılmaz., Esterification of cetyl alcohol with palmitic acid over WO3/Zr-SBA-15 and Zr-SBA-15 catalysts, Appl. Catal. A: Gen, 522 (2016) 194–200.
  2. Ahmedzeki N., YILMAZ S., Tabbakh B., Synthesis and Characterization of Nanocrystalline Zeolite Y, Al-Khwarizmi Eng. Journal,12(2016) 79- 89.
  3. Yardımcı A. İ., Yilmaz S., Selamet Y.,  The Effects of Catalyst Pretreatment, Growth Atmosphere and Temperature on Carbon Nanotube Synthesis Using Co–Mo/MgO Catalyst, Diamond & Related Materials 60 (2015) 81–86.
  4.  Kılıc E., Yılmaz S., Fructose Dehydration to Hydroxymethylfurfural Over Sulfated TiO2-SiO2, Ti-SBA-15, ZrO2, SiO2 and Activated Carbon Catalysts, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 54(2015) 5220-5225.
  5.  Kılıc E., Yılmaz S., Effect of Different Acidity Modifications on H-ZSM5 Zeolites Activity and Selectivity in n-Butene Isomerization,  Reac Kinet Mech Cat 112(2014) 283-294.
  6.  Depboylu C.O., Yılmaz S., Akkurt S., Effects of Catalyst Precursor Type and Preparation Conditions, and Solvent Type on Activity and Selectivity of Pt/SiO2 Catalyst in Citral Hydrogenation, Int. J. Chemical Reactor Engineering, Vol.9 (2011) A27.
  7.  Kılıc E., Yılmaz S., HZSM-5 and H-Ferrierite Acidity Modification by Silylation and Their Activities in n-Butene Isomerisation, Int. J. Chemical Reactor Engineering, Vol8.(2010) A164.
  8. Aykaç, H., Yılmaz S., Hydrogenation of Citral Over Pt and Pt-Sn Catalysts,  Turk. J. Chem., 32 (2008) 653 – 662.
  9.  Aykaç, H., Yılmaz S., Hydrogenation of Citral Over Ni and Ni-Sn Catalysts,  Turk. J. Chem., 32 (2008)  623 – 633.