Microfluidics and Microreactors

Research Areas: 

Microfluidics and microreaction engineering
Catalytic microchannel reactors
Steady state/dynamic modeling and design of single/multi phase catalytic systems
Reactor and catalyst development for hydrocarbon-to-synthesis gas conversions under microfluidic conditions
Fluid dynamics and its applications
Interfacial instabilities
Spectral methods for numerical solutions of transport problems
Catalyst synthesis and characterization 
Techniques for coating catalysts on microchannels
Novel reactors for gas-to-liquids (GTL) and biomass-to-liquids (BTL) processes

Ongoing Projects: 

- TÜBİTAK 1001 (November 2018 - 2020). Motion of bubbles in non-Newtonian liquids. PI: Kerem Uğuz

- Bogazici University Scientific Research Project, BAP (June 2019 - June 2020). Investigation of electrohydrodynamic instabilities using interface tracking method. PI: Kerem Uğuz 

- Bogazici University Scientific Research Project, BAP (March 2018 - March 2019). The effect of the micro particles on the formation of the droplets by means of an electric field and encapsulation of these particles on the droplets. PI: Kerem Uğuz

- Bogazici University Scientific Research Project (July 2011 - July 2013). Combustion assisted steam reforming of light hydrocarbons in heat-exchange integrated microchannel reactors. PI: Ahmet Kerim Avci