Selmiye  Alkan Gursel

Türkçe sürüm

Selmiye Alkan Gursel

E-mail : selmiyesabanciuniv.edu

Personal web page

Education :

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Middle East Technical University (METU), 2002
M.Sc. in Chemistry, METU, 1997
B.Sc. in Chemisry Education, METU, 1994

Work Experience :

Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland, 2003-2007
University of Florida, USA, 2001-2002

Areas of Interest :

Synthesis & Characterization of Proton Exchange Membranes for Fuel Cells, Graphene based Electrodes & Catalyst Supports for Fuel Cells, Radiation Induced Grafting, Micro-Nanomaterials for Artificial Muscles, Electrodes for Lithium Ion Batteries, Electrochemical Synthesis & Characterization of Conducting Polymers

Awards :

  • Science Academy -Young Academics Prize Scholarships (BAGEP) 2013 - Sabancı University  2013
  • ODTÜ Prof. Dr. Mustafa N. PARLAR Eğitim ve Araştırma Vakfı -Research Incentive Award 2012 - Sabancı University  2012
  • TÜBA-L'oréal Turkey for Women in Science - Sabancı University  2010
  • Prize of excellent personal performance - Paul Scherrer Institut  2005
  • Prize of excellent personal performance - Paul Scherrer Institut  2004
  • Prize of excellent personal performance - Paul Scherrer Institut  2003

Membership :

Electrochemical Society (ECS) American Chemical Society (ACS) Polymer Group of Switzerland (PGS)

Publications :

Article
Daş, Elif and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Işıkel Şanlı, Lale and Bayrakçeken Yurtcan, Ayşe (2017) "Thermodynamically controlled Pt deposition over graphene nanoplatelets: effect of Pt loading on PEM fuel cell performance", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol.42, No.30, 19246-19256 ()
Bakhtiari, Rokhsareh and Ghobadi, Sajjad and Gullüoğlu, Esma N. and Işıkel Şanlı, Lale and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Özden Yenigün, Elif (2017) "Macroscopic assembly of flexible and strong green graphene fibres", RSC Advances, Vol.7, No.43, 26735-26744 ()
Yarar Kaplan, Begüm and Işıkel Şanlı, Lale and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye (2017) "Flexible carbon–cellulose fiber-based composite gas diffusion layer for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells", Journal of Materials Science, Vol.52, No.9, 4968-4976 (SCI)
Işıkel Şanlı, Lale and Yarar, Begüm and Bayram, Vildan and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye (2017) "Electrosprayed catalyst layers based on graphene-carbon black hybrids for the next-generation fuel cell electrodes", Journal of Materials Science, Vol.52, No.4, 2091-2102 (SCI)
Işıkel Şanlı, Lale and Bayram, Vildan and Ghobadi, Sajjad and Düzen, Nilay and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye (2017) "Engineered catalyst layer design with graphene-carbon black hybrid supports for enhanced platinum utilization in PEM fuel cell", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol.42, No.2, 1085-1092 (SCI)
Nasef, Mohamed Mahmoud and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Karabelli, Duygu and Güven, Olgun (2016) "Radiation-grafted materials for energy conversion and energy storage applications", Progress in Polymer Science, Vol.63, 1-41 (SCI)
Yarali, Miad and Biçer, Emre and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Yürüm, Alp (2016) "Expansion of titanate nanotubes by the use of a surfactant and its improved performance as an anode in Li-ion batteries", Electrochimica Acta, Vol.220, 453-464 (SCI)
Ghobadi, Sajjad and Mehraeen, Shayan and Bakhtiari, Rokhsareh and Shamloo, Bahar and Sadhu, Veera Bhadraiah and Papila, Melih and Cebeci, Fevzi Çakmak and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye (2016) "PVA/PANI/rGO ternary electrospun mats as metal-free anti-bacterial substrates", RSC Advances, Vol.6, No.95, 92434-92442 (SCI)
Daş, Elif and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Işıkel Şanlı, Lale and Bayrakçeken Yurtcan, Ayşe (2016) "Comparison of two different catalyst preparation methods for graphene nanoplatelets supported platinum catalysts", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol.41, No.23, 9755-9761 (SCI)
Işıkel Şanlı, Lale and Bayram, Vildan and Yarar, Begüm and Ghobadi, Sajjad and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye (2016) "Development of graphene supported platinum nanoparticles for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells: Effect of support type and impregnation-reduction methods", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol.41, No.5, 3414-3427 (SCI)
Yarali, Miad and Biçer, Emre and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Yürüm, Alp (2015) "The effect of pH on the interlayer distances of elongated titanate nanotubes and their use as a Li-ion battery anode", Nanotechnology, Vol.27, No.1 (SCI)
Ghobadi, Sajjad and Sadighikia, Sina and Papila, Melih and Cebeci, Fevzi Çakmak and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye (2015) "Graphene-reinforced poly(vinyl alcohol) electrospun fibers as building blocks for high performance nanocomposites", RSC Advances, Vol.5, No.103, 85009-85018 (SCI)
Quesnel, Etienne and Roux, Frédéric and Emieux, Fabrice and Faucherand, Pascal and Kymakis, Emmanuel and Volonakis, George and Giustino, Feliciano and Martín-García, Beatriz and Moreels, Iwan and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Bayrakçeken Yurtcan, Ayşe and Di Noto, Vito and Talyzin, Alexandr and Baburin, Igor and Tranca, Diana and Seifert, Gotthard and Crema, Luigi and Speranza, Giorgio and Tozzini, Valentina and Bondavalli, Paolo and Pognon, Grégory and Botas, Cristina and Carriazo, Daniel and Singh, Gurpreet and Rojo, Teófilo and Kim, Gunwoo and Yu, Wanjing and Grey, Clare P. and Pellegrini, Vittorio (2015) "Graphene-based technologies for energy applications, challenges and perspectives", 2D Materials, Vol.2, No.3 (SCI)
Yürüm, Alp and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Saner Okan, Burcu and Taralp, Alpay and Bakan, Feray and Letofsky-Papst, Ilse and Yürüm, Yuda (2015) "Size and dispersion control of Pt nanoparticles grown upon graphite-derived nanosheets", Chemical Engineering Communications, Vol.202, No.12, 1645-1656 (SCI)
Işıkel Şanlı, Lale and Taş, Sinem and Yürüm, Yuda and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye (2014) "Water free operated phosphoric acid doped radiation-grafted proton conducting membranes for high temperature polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells", Fuel Cells, Vol.14, No.6, 914-925 (SCI)
Saner Okan, Burcu and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Yürüm, Yuda (2013) "Layer-by-layer polypyrrole coated graphite oxide and graphene nanosheets as catalyst support materials for fuel cells", Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures, Vol.21, No.3, 233-247 (SCI)
Saner Okan, Burcu and Yürüm, Alp and Görgülü, Neylan and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Yürüm, Yuda (2011) "Polypyrrole coated thermally exfoliated graphite nanoplatelets and the effect of oxygen surface groups on the interaction of platinum catalysts with graphene-based nanocomposites", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol.50, No.22, 12562-12571 (SCI)
Çilingir Doğan, Halime Didem and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye (2011) "Preparation and characterisation of novel composites based on a radiation grafted membrane for fuel cells", Fuel Cells, Vol.11, No.3, 361-371 (SCI)
Çilingir, Halime Didem and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye (2011) "Preparation and characterization of novel composites based on a radiation grafted membrane for fuel cells", Fuel Cells, Vol.11, No.3, 361-371 (SCI)
Işıkel Şanlı, Lale and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye (2011) "Synthesis and characterization of novel graft copolymers by radiation induced grafting", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol.120, No.4, 2313-2323 (SCI)
Ben youcef, Hicham and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Buisson, Anne and Gubler, Lorenz and Wokaun, Alexander and Scherer, Günther G. (2010) "Influence of radiation-induced grafting process on mechanical properties of ETFE-based membranes for fuel cells", Fuel Cells, Vol.10, No.3, 401-410 (SCI)
Ben youcef, Hicham and Gubler, Lorenz and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Henkensmeier, Dirk and Wokaun, Alexander and Scherer, Günther G. (2009) "Novel ETFE based radiation grafted poly(styrene sulfonic acid-co-methacrylonitrile) proton conducting membranes with increased stability", Electrochemistry Communications, Vol.11, No.5, 941-944 (SCI)
Ben Youcef, Hicham and Gubler, Lorenz and Yamaki, Tetsuya and Sawada, Shinichi and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Wokaun, Alexander and Scherer, Günther G. (2009) "Cross-linker effect in ETFE-based radiation-grafted proton-conducting membranes II. Extended fuel cell operation and degradation analysis", Journal of Electrochemical Society, Vol.156, No.4, B532-B539 (SCI)
Book Section / Chapter
Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Gubler, Lorenz and Gupta, Bhuvanesh Gupta and Scherer, Günther G., "Radiation grafted membranes", Fuel Cells 1, Abe, A. and Albertsson, A. C and Duncan, R and Duˇsek, K (eds.), Berlin: Springer-Verlag 2008, 157-217
Papers in Conference Proceedings
Işıkel Şanlı, Lale and Yarar, Begüm and Bayram, Vildan and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye, "Low platinum loaded graphene based electrode layers for PEM fuel cell", 248th ACS National Meeting & Exhibition 2014, Red Hook, NY, USA: ACS (American Chemical Society), September 2014, 512-513
Işıkel Şanlı, Lale and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Yeşilyurt, Serhat, "Design and modeling of high temperature water free proton exchange membranes in DEA PEMFC operations", 224th ECS Meeeting, San Francisco, California: Electrochemical Society, November 2013, 789-794
Saner Okan, Burcu and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Yürüm, Yuda, "Utilization of functionalized graphene and its nanocomposites as a catalyst support in fuel cells", 245th National Meeting of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS), Washington, DC, USA: American Chemical Society, April 2013
Saner Okan, Burcu and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Yürüm, Yuda, "Surface modifications of graphene-based polymer nanocomposites by different synthesis techniques", Materials Research Society Conference Spring 2012, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press 2012
Saner Okan, Burcu and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Yürüm, Yuda, "Facile synthesis of polypyrrole/graphene nanosheet-based nanocomposites as catalyst support for fuel cells", 2010 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston: Materials Research Society 2011
Saner Okan, Burcu and Yürüm, Alp and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Yürüm, Yuda, "New fuel cell electrodes made from graphene nanosheets and their nanocomposites", Oral, Ahmet (ed.), 7th Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Conference (NANOTR7), Istanbul, Turkey: Sabanci University 2011
Saner, Burcu and Görgülü, Neylan and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Yürüm, Yuda, "Novel graphene-based electrodes for energy storage devices", Baysal, M. and Ergün, A. N. and Kocabaş, Z. Ö. and Okyay, F. and Saner, B. and Taş, S. and Yardım, M. F. and Yürüm, Yuda (eds.), 6th Chemical Engineering Conference for collaborative research in Eastern Mediterranean countries: EMCC-6, İstanbul: Sürat Daktilo, March 2010, 254-254
Saner, Burcu and Görgülü, Neylan and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Yürüm, Yuda, "Synthesis and characterization of polypyrrole coated graphene nanosheets with enhanced electrical properties", Yardım, M. Ferhat and Matsuo, Yoshiaki (eds.), Carbon Materials for Today and Future, Turkish-Japanese Joint Carbon Symposium, İstanbul: Sürat Daktilo, March 2010, 72-72
Saner, Burcu and Okyay, Firuze and Dinç, Fatma and Görgülü, Neylan and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Yürüm, Yuda, "Graphene manufacture and utilization", Yardım, Ferhat and Matsuo, Yoshiaki (eds.), Carbon Materials for Today and Future, Turkish-Japanese Joint Carbon Symposium, İstanbul: Sürat Daktilo, March 2010, 1-89
Yamaki, Tetsuya and Sawada, S and Asano, M and Maekawa, Y and Yoshida, M and Gubler, Lorenz and Alkan Gürsel, Selmiye and Scherer, Günther G., "Fuel-cell performance of multiply-crosslinked polymer electrolyte membranes prepared by two-step radiation technique", 216 th ECS Meeting, USA: ECS - The Electrochemical Society 2009, 1439
Before SU Publications:

Selected Publications S. Alkan Gürsel, Z. Yang, B. Choudhury, M. Roelofs, G. G. Scherer ‘Radiation grafted membranes using a trifluorostyrene derivative’ J. Electrochem. Soc. 153(10), A1964 (2006) L. Gubler, S. Alkan Gürsel, G. G. Scherer ‘Radiation grafted membranes for polymer electrolyte fuel cells’ Review Article, Fuel Cells 5(3), 317 (2005) H. P. Brack, C. Padeste, M. Slaski, S. Alkan, H. H. Solak ‘Preparation of micro- and nanopatterns of polymer chains grafted onto flexible polymer substrates’ J. Am. Chem. Soc. 126, 1004 (2004) S. Alkan, C. A. Cutler, J. R. Reynolds, ‘High quality electrochromic polythiophenes via BF3.Et2O electropolymerization’ Adv. Funct. Mater. 13(4), 331 (2003) S. Alkan, L. Toppare, U. Bakır, Y. Yağcı ‘Immobilization of urease in conducting thiophene-capped poly (methyl methacrylate)/ pyrrole matrices’ Synth. Met. 123, 95 (2001) S. Alkan, L. Toppare, Y. Hepuzer, Y. Yağcı ‘Block copolymers of thiophene-capped poly(methyl methacrylate) with pyrrole’ J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 37, 4218 (1999)