History of the Chemical Engineering Department of IzTech

1996: The IzTech Chemical Engineering Department is founded in November, 1996.

1998: The Chemical Engineering program welcomes undergraduate and graduate students.

2001: The first Master’s student graduates and enrollment for PhD program begins.

2002: The first undergraduates graduate from the Chemical Engineering program.

2005: The department moves to its current building on the Gülbahçe campus.

2007: The first PhD student graduates from the Chemical Engineering program.


16 faculty members who have their PhD degrees from distinguished universities abroad work in a wide variety of areas like advanced materials, biochemical and bioprocessing engineering, catalysts, process control, separation and purification, surface engineering, energy (traditional and renewable) and environmental issues.