Damla EROĞLU PALA

Asst. Prof.
Address: 
Department of Chemical Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Bebek 34342, Istanbul-TURKEY
Phone: 
+90 (212) 359 6866
Education: 

PhD: Chemical Engineering, Columbia University, USA, 2013
MS: Chemical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2008
BS: Chemical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2006

Honors and Awards: 

- TUBITAK BIDEB 2232 Reintegration Fellowship, Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, 2016
- Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2008
- Dr. Hasan Orbey Graduate Student Award, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2008
- TUBITAK Scholarship for M.Sc. Students, Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, 2006

Research Interests: 
  • Electrochemical engineering
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Electrodeposition of metals and composites
  • Electrochemical modeling and characterization
Selected Papers: 
  • Eroglu D., Zavadil K.R., Gallagher K.G., “Critical Link between Materials Chemistry and Cell-Level Design for High Energy Density and Low Cost Lithium-Sulfur Transportation Battery”, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 162, A982-990 (2015).
  • Eroglu D., Ha S., Gallagher K.G., “Fraction of the theoretical specific energy achieved on pack-level for hypothetical battery chemistries”, Journal of Power Sources, 267, 14-19 (2014).
  • Gallagher K.G., Goebel S., Greszler T., Mathias M., Oelerich W., Eroglu D., Srinivasan V., “Quantifying the Promise of Lithium-Air Batteries for Electric Vehicles”, Energy and Environmental Science, 7, 1555-1563 (2014).
  • Vilinska A., Ponnurangam S., Chernyshova I., Somasundaran P., Eroglu D., Martinez J., West A.C., “Stabilization of Silicon Carbide (SiC) micro- and nanoparticle dispersions in the presence of concentrated electrolyte”, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 423, 48–53 (2014).
  • Eroglu D., Vilinska A, Somasundaran P., West A.C., "Use of dispersants to enhance incorporation rate of nano-particles into electrodeposited films", Electrochimica Acta, 113, 628-634 (2013).
  • Eroglu D., West A.C., "Mathematical modeling of Ni/SiC co-deposition in the presence of a cationic dispersant", Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 160, Issue 9, D354-D360 (2013).
  • Eroglu D., Vilinska A, Somasundaran P., West A.C., "Effect of a cationic polymer, polyethyleneimine, on Ni/SiC co-deposition", Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 160, 2, D35-D40 (2013).
  • Eroglu D., West A.C., "Modeling of reaction kinetics and transport in the positive porous electrode in a sodium-iron chloride battery", Journal of Power Sources, 203, 211-221 (2012).
  • Eroglu D., Nur Y., Bayram G., Toppare L.K., "Electrochemical synthesis of poly(methylsilyne) and investigation of the effects of parameters on the synthesis", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 118 (5), 3049-3057 (2010).
  • Eroglu D., Nur Y., Sonmez U., Bayram G., Pitcher M.W., Toppare L.K., "Batteries and a pinch of salt: a simple toolkit for the production of poly(methylsilyne)", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 112, 3519-3521 (2009).