Serkan Unal

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Serkan Unal

E-mail : serkanunalsabanciuniv.edu

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Education :

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Chemistry, Blacksburg, VA, USA
Ph.D. in Chemistry, 2005

Koç University, Department of Chemistry, Istanbul, Turkey
B.Sc. in Chemistry, 2001


Work Experience :

Bayer MaterialScience LLC, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2005-2012

Areas of Interest :

Polymer synthesis, characterization and structure-property relationships, polyurethane chemistry, surface coatings, adhesives, structural composites, polymeric nanocomposites, carbon nanomaterials, carbon nanotubes, energy materials.

Publications :

Article
Kölgesiz, Sarp and Berksun, Ekin and Tas, Cuneyt Erdinc and Ünal, Serkan and Ünal, Hayriye (2023) "Flexible waterborne polyurethane nanocomposite foams incorporated with halloysites as fresh-keeping packaging inserts for fresh fruits", Food Packaging and Shelf Life, Vol.40 (SCI)
Ivanoska-Dacikj, Aleksandra and Oguz-Gouillart, Yesim and Hossain, Gaffar and Kaplan, Müslüm and Sivri, Çağlar and Ros-Lis, José Vicente and Mikucioniene, Daiva and Munir, Muhammad Usman and Kızıldağ, Nuray and Ünal, Serkan and Safarik, Ivo and Akgül, Esra and Yıldırım, Nida and Bedeloğlu, Ayşe Çelik and Ünsal, Ömer Faruk and Herwig, Gordon and Rossi, René M. and Wick, Peter and Clement, Pietro and Sarac, A. Sezai (2023) "Advanced and smart textiles during and after the COVID-19 pandemic: issues, challenges, and innovations", Healthcare (Switzerland), Vol.11, No.8 (SCI, SSCI)
Keskin, Başak and Korkut, Sevde and Ormancı-Acar, Türkan and Turken, Turker and Taş, Cüneyt Erdinç and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Ünal, Serkan and Koyuncu, Ismail (2023) "Pilot scale nanofiltration membrane fabrication containing ionic co-monomers and halloysite nanotubes for textile dye filtration", Water Science and Technology, Vol.87, No.6, 1529-1541 (SCI)
Kölgesiz, Sarp and Taş, Cüneyt Erdinç and Köken, Deniz and Genc, Mehmet Hayri and Yalcin, İzzet and Kalender, Kemal and Ünal, Serkan and Ünal, Hayriye (2023) "Extending the shelf life of bananas with cinnamaldehyde-impregnated halloysite/polypropylene nanocomposite films", ACS Food Science and Technology, Vol.3, No.2, 340-349 (ESCI)
Topal, Serra and Al-Nadhari, Abdulrahman Saeed Abdulqader and Yıldırım, Ceren and Beylergil, Bertan and Kan, Cihan and Ünal, Serkan and Yıldız, Mehmet (2023) "Multiscale nano-integration in the scarf-bonded patches for enhancing the performance of the repaired secondary load-bearing aircraft composite structures", Carbon, Vol.204, 112-125 (SCI)
Behroozi Kohlan, Taha and Ateşpare, Asu Ece and Yıldız, Mehmet and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Ünal, Serkan and Dızman, Bekir (2022) "Synthesis and structure-property relationship of amphiphilic poly(2-ethyl- co-2-(alkyl/aryl)-2-oxazoline) copolymers", ACS Omega, Vol.7, No.44, 40067-40077 (SCI)
Malgueiro, Regina and Durães, Nelson and Teixiera, Paulo and Cunha, Américo and Valério, Rita and Peliteiro, Bruno and Kızıldağ, Nuray and Ünal, Serkan and Güçlü, Serkan (2022) "Functional fibers based on recycled PP from home textiles", Chemical Fibers International, Vol.72, No.3, 127-129 (NA)
Malgueiro, Regina and Durães, Nelson and Teixiera, Paulo and Cunha, Americo and Valerio, Rita and Peliteiro, Bruno and Kızıldağ, Nuray and Ünal, Serkan and Güçlü, Serkan (2022) "Functional fibers based on recycled PP from home textiles", Melliand International, Vol.28, No.4, 170-172 (NA)
Ormancı-Acar, Türkan and Korkut, Sevde and Keskin, Basak and Ağtaş, Meltem and Taş, Cüneyt Erdinç and Mutlu-Salmanlı, Öykü and Türken, Türker and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Ünal, Serkan and Koyuncu, İsmail (2022) "Combining S-DADPS monomer and halloysite nanotube for fabrication superior nanofiltration membrane", Polymer, Vol.255 (SCI)
Şahin, Zeynep Munteha and Behroozi Kohlan, Taha and Ateşpare, Asu Ece and Yıldız, Mehmet and Ünal, Serkan and Dızman, Bekir (2022) "Polyoxazoline-modified graphene oxides with improved water and epoxy resin dispersibility and stability towards composite applications", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol.139, No.25 (SCI)
Alkan Taş, Buket and Berksun, Ekin and Taş, Cüneyt Erdinç and Ünal, Serkan and Ünal, Hayriye (2022) "Lysostaphin-functionalized waterborne polyurethane/polydopamine coatings effective against S. aureus biofilms", ACS Applied Polymer Materials, Vol.4, No.6, 4298-4305 (SCI)
Güçlü, Serkan and Kızıldağ, Nuray and Dızman, Bekir and Ünal, Serkan (2022) "Solvent-based recovery of high purity polysulfone and polyester from end-of-life reverse osmosis membranes", Sustainable Materials and Technologies, Vol.31 (SCI)
Alkan Taş, Buket and Berksun, Ekin and Taş, Cüneyt Erdinç and Ünal, Serkan and Ünal, Hayriye (2022) "NIR-responsive waterborne polyurethane-polydopamine coatings for light-driven disinfection of surfaces", Progress in Organic Coatings, Vol.164 (SCI)
Sharabati, J. A.D. and Erkoç İlter, Selda and Güçlü, Serkan and Koseoglu-Imer, D. Y. and Ünal, Serkan and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Ozturk, I. and Koyuncu, I. (2022) "Zwitterionic polysiloxane-polyamide hybrid active layer for high performance and chlorine resistant TFC desalination membranes", Separation and Purification Technology, Vol.282, No.Part A (SCI)
Saffarimiandoab, Farzin and Gul, Bahar Yavuzturk and Tasdemir, Reyhan Sengur and Mutlu, Borte Kose and Erkoç İlter, Selda and Ünal, Serkan and Tunaboylu, Bahadir and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Vatanpour, Vahid and Koyuncu, Ismail (2022) "Mechanisms, diagnosis, and monitoring of biofouling in membrane processes: a review", Desalination and Water Treatment, Vol.247, 40-63 (SCI)
Barak, Melike and Sheibani Aghdam, Araz and Seviniş, Emine Billur and Ünal, Serkan and Cebeci, Fevzi Çakmak (2021) "Layer-by-layer assembly of nanofilms from colloidally stable amine-functionalized silica nanoparticles", Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, Vol.630 (SCI)
Ormanci-Acar, Turkan and Keskin, Basak and Korkut, Sevde and Mutlu-Salmanlı, Oyku and Turken, Turker and Koseoglu-Imer, Derya Y. and Demir, Tugba U. and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Ünal, Serkan and Koyuncu, Ismail (2021) "Fabrication of halloysite nanotubes embedded thin film nanocomposite membranes for dye removal", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol.138, No.38 (SCI)
Taş, Cüneyt Erdinç and Berksun, Ekin and Köken, Deniz and Kölgesiz, Sarp and Ünal, Serkan and Ünal, Hayriye (2021) "Waterborne polydopamine-polyurethane/polyethylene glycol-based phase change films for solar-to-thermal energy conversion and storage", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol.60, No.41, 14788-14800 (SCI)
Taş, Cüneyt Erdinç and Berksun, Ekin and Köken, Deniz and Ünal, Serkan and Ünal, Hayriye (2021) "Photothermal waterborne polydopamine/polyurethanes with light-to-heat conversion properties", ACS Applied Polymer Materials, Vol.3, No.8, 3929-3940 (SCI)
Alkan Taş, Buket and Durmuş Sayar, Ayşe and Duman, Z. Efsun and Seviniş, Emine Billur and Unlu, Aise and Binay, Barış and Ünal, Serkan and Ünal, Hayriye (2021) "Antibacterial hybrid coatings from halloysite-immobilized lysostaphin and waterborne polyurethanes", Progress in Organic Coatings, Vol.156 (SCI)
Erkoç İlter, Selda and Saffarimiandoab, Farzin and Güçlü, Serkan and Koseoglu-Imer, Derya Y. and Tunaboylu, Bahadir and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Koyuncu, Ismail and Ünal, Serkan (2021) "Surface modification of reverse osmosis desalination membranes with zwitterionic silane compounds for enhanced organic fouling resistance", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol.60, No.14, 5133-5144 (SCI)
Karahan, Özlem and Tufani, Ali and Ünal, Serkan and Mısırlıoğlu, Burç and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Şendur, Kürşat (2021) "Synthesis and morphological control of vo2 nanostructures via a one-step hydrothermal method", Nanomaterials, Vol.11, No.3 (SCI)
Saffarimiandoab, Farzin and Yavuztürk Gül, Bahar and Taşdemir, Reyhan Sengur and Erkoç İlter, Selda and Ünal, Serkan and Tunaboylu, Bahadır and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Koyuncu, İsmail (2021) "A review on membrane fouling: membrane modification", Desalination and Water Treatment, Vol.216, 47-70 (SCI)
Keskin, Başak and Ağtaş, Meltem and Ormancı-Acar, Türkan and Türken, Türker and Imer, Derya Y. and Ünal, Serkan and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Uçar-Demir, Tuğba and Koyuncu, İsmail (2021) "Halloysite nanotube blended nanocomposite ultrafiltration membranes for reactive dye removal", Water Science and Technology, Vol.83, No.2, 271-283 (SCI)
Acar, Türkan Ormancı and Taş, Cüneyt Erdinç and Keskin, Başak and Seviniş Özbulut, Emine Billur and Turken, Turker and İmer, Derya Yüksel and Tüfekçi, Neşe and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Ünal, Serkan and Koyuncu, İsmail (2020) "Thin-film composite nanofiltration membranes with high flux and dye rejection fabricated from disulfonated diamine monomer", Journal of Membrane Science, Vol.608 (SCI)
Taş, Cüneyt Erdinç and Seviniş Özbulut, Emine Billur and Çeven, Ömer Faruk and Alkan Taş, Buket and Ünal, Serkan and Ünal, Hayriye (2020) "Purification and sorting of halloysite nanotubes into homogeneous, agglomeration-free fractions by polydopamine functionalization", ACS Omega, Vol.5, No.29, 17962-17972 (SCI)
Seviniş Özbulut, Emine Billur and Seven, Merve Senem and Bilge, Kaan and Akkaş Mohammadmoradi, Tuğçe and Taş, Cüneyt Erdinç and Yıldız, Burçin and Atılgan, Canan and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Ünal, Serkan (2020) "Blends of highly branched and linear poly(arylene ether sulfone)s: multiscale effect of the degree of branching on the morphology and mechanical properties", Polymer, Vol.188 (SCI)
Saffarimiandoab, Farzin and Yavuztürk Gül, Bahar and Erkoç İlter, Selda and Güçlü, Serkan and Ünal, Serkan and Tunaboylu, Bahadır and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Koyuncu, İsmail (2019) "Evaluation of biofouling behavior of zwitterionic silane coated reverse osmosis membranes fouled by marine bacteria", Progress in Organic Coatings, Vol.134, 303-311 (SCI)
Alkan Taş, Buket and Şehit, Ekin and Taş, Cüneyt Erdinç and Ünal, Serkan and Cebeci, Fevzi Çakmak and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Ünal, Hayriye (2019) "Carvacrol loaded halloysite coatings for antimicrobial food packaging applications", Food Packaging and Shelf Life, Vol.20 (SCI)
Nadernezhad, Ali and Ünal, Serkan and Khani, Navid and Koç, Bahattin (2019) "Material extrusion-based additive manufacturing of structurally controlled poly(lactic acid)/carbon nanotube nanocomposites", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (SI), Vol.102, No.5-8, 2119-2132 (SCI)
Sharabati, Jalal-Al-Din and Güçlü, Serkan and Erkoç İlter, Selda and İmer, Derya Y. and Ünal, Serkan and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Öztürk, İzzet and Koyuncu, İsmail (2019) "Interfacially polymerized thin-film composite membranes: impact of support layer pore size on active layer polymerization and seawater desalination performance", Separation and Purification Technology, Vol.212, 438-448 (SCI)
Güçlü, Serkan and Sharabati, Jalal-Al-Din and Saffarimiandoab, Farzin and Ağtaş, Meltem and İmer, Derya Y. and Paşaoğlu, Mehmet E. and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Ünal, Serkan and Koyuncu, İsmail (2018) "Investigation of pilot scale manufacturing of polysulfone (PSf) membranes by wet phase inversion method", Desalination and Water Treatment, Vol.131, 66-74 (SCI)
Shakoorioskooie, Mahdieh and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Ünal, Serkan and Hayat Soytaş, Serap (2018) "Rapid microwave-assisted synthesis of platinum nanoparticles immobilized in electrospun carbon nanofibers for electrochemical catalysis", ACS Applied Nano Materials, Vol.1, No.11, 6236-6246 (SCI)
Ormancı-Acar, Türkan and Çelebi, Ferda and Keskin, Başak and Mutlu-Salmanlı, Öykü and Agtas, Meltem and Turken, Türker and Tufani, Ali and İmer, Derya Y. and Özaydın İnce, Gözde and Uçar Demir, Tuğba and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Ünal, Serkan and Koyuncu, İsmail (2018) "Fabrication and characterization of temperature and pH resistant thin film nanocomposite membranes embedded with halloysite nanotubes for dye rejection", Desalination, Vol.429, 20-32 (SCI)
Taş, Cüneyt Erdinç and Hendessi, Saman and Baysal, Mustafa and Ünal, Serkan and Cebeci, Fevzi Çakmak and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Ünal, Hayriye (2017) "Halloysite nanotubes/polyethylene nanocomposites for active food packaging materials with ethylene scavenging and gas barrier properties", Food and Bioprocess Technology, Vol.10, No.4, 789-798 (SCI)
Hendessi, Saman and Seviniş, Emine Billur and Ünal, Serkan and Cebeci, Fevzi Çakmak and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Ünal, Hayriye (2016) "Antibacterial sustained-release coatings from halloysite nanotubes/waterborne polyurethanes", Progress in Organic Coatings, Vol.101, 253-261 (SCI)
Nadernezhad, Ali and Khani, Navid and Akdeniz Skvortsov, Gözde and Toprakhisar, Burak and Bakırcı, Ezgi and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Ünal, Serkan and Koç, Bahattin (2016) "Multifunctional 3D printing of heterogeneous hydrogel structures", Scientific Reports, Vol.6 (SCI)
Book Section / Chapter
Anıl, Deniz and Berksun, Ekin and Durmuş Sayar, Ayşe and Seviniş Özbulut, Emine Billur and Ünal, Serkan, "Recent advances in waterborne polyurethanes and their nanoparticle-containing dispersions", Handbook of Waterborne Coatings, Zarras, Peter and Soucek, Mark D. and Tiwari, Atul (eds.), Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, August 2020, 249-302
Papers in Conference Proceedings
Topal, Serra and Beylergil, Bertan and Yıldırım, Ceren and Ünal, Serkan and Yıldız, Mehmet, "Advancing aircraft repair patch prepregs: enhancing composite performance through resin type, cure cycle, and nanomaterial innovations", 3rd Global Conference on Advanced Nanotechnology & Nanomaterials, Berlin, Germany: Peers Alley Media, September 2023
Salamatgharamaleki, Saeed and Ateşpare, Asu Ece and Kohlan, Taha Behroozi and Ünal, Serkan and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z. and Yıldız, Mehmet and Dızman, Bekir, "Synthesis and characterization of hydrolyzed polyoxazolines and investigation of their curing capabilities", Doğan, Muhittin (ed.), 5th International Eurasian Conference on Biological and Chemical Sciences (EurasianBioChem 2022), EurasianBioChem, December 2022, 136-136
Kori, Serra and Güzeldağ, Berna and Kızıldağ, Nuray and Uğur, Gokce and Koldemir, Unsal and Dızman, Bekir and Ünal, Serkan, "An investigation on the efficiency of the catalyst systems used in the chemical recycling of PET", Ulcay, Yusuf and Demir, Ali and Kızıldağ, Nuray and Polat, Yusuf and Seyhan, Aybeniz and Sağırlı, Merve Nur (eds.), 11th International Fiber and Polymer Research Symposium, ULPAS, November 2022, 267-267
Ünal, Serkan and Kızıldağ, Nuray and Güçlü, Serkan and Dızman, Bekir and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z., "Sustainability for polymeric fibers and textiles", Ulcay, Yusuf and Demir, Ali and Kızıldağ, Nuray and Polat, Yusuf and Seyhan, Aybeniz and Sağırlı, Merve Nur (eds.), 11th International Fiber and Polymer Research Symposium, ULPAS, November 2022, 247-248
Erkoç İlter, Selda and Sharabati, Jalal and Saffarimiandoab, Farzin and Güçlü, Serkan and İmer, Derya Yüksel and Koyuncu, İsmail and Ünal, Serkan and Menceloğlu, Yusuf Z., "High performance polyamide thin film composite (PA-TFC) desalination membranes modified by zwitterionic silanes", 254th National Meeting and Exposition of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS) on Chemistry's Impact on the Global Economy, ACS (American Chemical Society), August 2017
Before SU Publications:

Peer-Reviewed Articles:

1. M. R. Loos, J. Yang, D. L. Feke, I. Manas-Zloczower, S. Unal, U. Younes, “Enhancement of fatigue life of polyurethane composites containing carbon nanotubes” Composites Part B: Engineering, 2013, 44, 740-744.

2. S. Unal, G. I. Ozturk, K. M. Sisson, T. E. Long, “Poly(caprolactone) containing highly branched segmented poly(ester urethane)s via A2 with oligomeric  B3 polymerization” Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2008, 46, 6285-6295.

3. C. Oguz, S. Unal, T. E. Long, M. A. Gallivan, “Interpretation of molecular structure and kinetics in melt condensation of A2 oligomers, B3 monomers, and monofunctional reagents” Macromolecules, 2007, 40, 6529-6534.

4. Q. Lin, S. Unal, A. R. Fornof, R. S. Armentrout, T. E. Long, “Synthesis and characterization of telechelic phosphine oxide polyester macroligands and cobalt(II) chloride polymer complexes” Polymer, 2006, 47, 4085-4093.

5. L. Supriya, S. Unal, T. E. Long, R. O. Claus, “Assembly of conductive Au films on poly(urethane urea) elastomers using a solution-based approach” Chemistry of Materials, 2006, 18, 2506-2512.

6. S. Unal, T. E. Long, “Highly branched poly(ether ester)s via cyclization-free melt condensation of A2 oligomers and B3 monomers” Macromolecules, 2006, 39, 2788-2793.

7. Q. Lin, S. Unal, A. R. Fornof, I. Yilgor, T. E. Long, “Highly branched poly(arylene ether)s via oligomeric A2 +  B3 strategies” Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2006, 207, 576-586.

8. J. P. Sheth, S. Unal, E. Yilgor, I. Yilgor, F. L. Beyer, T. E. Long, G. L. Wilkes, “A comparative study of the structure-property behavior of highly branched segmented poly(urethane urea) copolymers and their linear analogs” Polymer, 2005, 46, 10180-10190.

9. S. Unal, C. Oguz, E. Yilgor, M. Gallivan, T. E. Long, I. Yilgor, “Understanding the structure development in hyperbranched polymers prepared by oligomeric A2 + B3 approach: Comparison of experimental results and simulations” Polymer, 2005, 46, 4533-4543.

10. M. G. McKee, S. Unal, G. L. Wilkes, T. E. Long, “Branched polyesters: Recent advances in synthesis and performance” Progress in Polymer Science, 2005, 30, 507-539.

11. S. Unal, Q. Lin, T. H. Mourey, T. E. Long, “Tailoring the degree of branching: Preparation of poly(ether ester)s via copolymerization of poly(ethylene glycol) oligomers (A2) and 1,3,5-benzenetricarbonyl trichloride (B3)” Macromolecules, 2005, 38, 3246-3254.

12. M. G. McKee, T. Park, S. Unal, I. Yilgor, T. E. Long, “Electrospinning of linear and highly branched segmented poly(urethane urea)s” Polymer, 2005, 46, 2011-2015.

13. S. Unal, I. Yilgor, E. Yilgor, J. P. Sheth, G. L. Wilkes, T. E. Long, “A new generation of highly branched polymers: Hyperbranched, segmented poly(urethane urea) elastomers” Macromolecules, 2004, 37, 7081-7084.

14. I. Yilgor, B. D. Mather, S. Unal, E. Yilgor and T. E. Long, “Preparation of segmented, high molecular weight, aliphatic poly(ether-urea) copolymers in isopropanol: In-situ FTIR studies and polymer synthesis” Polymer, 2004, 45, 5829-5836.

15. Q. Lin, S. Unal, A. R. Fornof, Y. Wei, H. Li, R. S. Armentrout, T. E. Long, “Synthesis and characterization of poly(ethylene glycol) methyl ether endcapped poly(ethylene terephthalate)” Macromol. Symp. 2003, 199, 163-172.

Book Chapters:

1. S. Unal, G. I. Ozturk, T. E. Long, “Synthesis of hyperbranched polymers via polymerization of functionally symmetric monomer pairs” in Hyperbranched Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications (eds D. Yan, C. Gao and H. Frey), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA, 2011, pages 79-106.

Conference Proceedings:

1. U. Younes, S. Unal “New generation polyurethane-based fiber reinforced composites for vacuum infusion and the effect of multi-walled carbon nanotubes on their performance”, American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) Composites Show, Las Vegas, NV, February 2012.

2. C. Oguz, S. Unal, T. E. Long, M. G. Gallivan, “Evolution of molecular structure in melt condensation of A2 + B3 hyperbranched polymers” Polymer Preprints (ACS, Div. of Polym. Chem.), 2008, 49, 36.

3. E. Anderson, S. Unal, T. E. Long, “Phosphonium cations as a new avenue for electrostatic interactions in polymer design” Polymer Preprints (ACS, Div. of Polym. Chem.), 2008, 49, 262.

4. E. Anderson, S. Unal, T. E. Long, “Synthesis and association of phosphonium cation-containing polyesters for food packaging applications” Polymer Preprints (ACS, Div. of Polym. Chem.), 2007, 48, 731.

5. I. Yilgor, E. Yilgor, S. Unal, A. Fornof, T. E. Long, J. P. Sheth, G. L. Wilkes, “AFM Investigation of Segmented, Highly Branched Polyurethaneureas” Polymer Preprints (ACS, Div. of Polym. Mater. Sci. Eng.), 2006, 94, 309.

6. S. Unal, M. G. McKee, D. J. Massa, T. E. Long, “Synthesis and characterization of phosphonium-based telechelic polyester ionomers” Polymer Preprints (ACS, Div. of Polym. Chem.), 2005, 46, 1028.

7. S. Unal, C. M. Palmer, T. E. Long, “Synthesis of phosphonium-based acrylic ionomers” Polymer Preprints (ACS, Div. of Polym. Chem.), 2005, 46, 1064.

8. K. M. Sisson, S. Unal, T. E. Long, “Poly(caprolactone) based, highly branched segmented poly(ester urethane)s and poly(ester urethane urea)s via A2 and B3 methodologies” Polymer Preprints (ACS, Div. of Polym. Chem.), 2005, 46, 695.

9. S. Unal, I. Yilgor, E. Yilgor, Q. Lin, T. H. Mourey, T. E. Long, “Synthesis of segmented hyperbranched polymers using oligomeric A2 and B3 polymerization strategies” Polymer Preprints (ACS, Div. of Polym. Mater. Sci. Eng.), 2004, 91, 262.

10. I. Yilgor, J. P. Sheth, S. Unal, E. Yilgor, G. L. Wilkes, T. E. Long, “Structure-property relations in segmented, hyperbranched polyetherurea elastomers” Polymer Preprints (ACS, Div of Polym. Mater. Sci. Eng.), 2004, 91, 12.

11. C. Oguz, S. Unal, E. Yilgor, M. Gallivan, T. E. Long, I. Yilgor, “Understanding the structure development in hyperbranched polymers prepared by oligomeric A2+B3 approach: comparison of simulations and experimental results” Polymer Preprints (ACS, Div of Polym. Mater. Sci. Eng.), 2004, 91, 443.

12. Q. Lin, S. Unal, T. E. Long, “Polymerization of A2 and B3 monomers: A novel approach to hyperbranched polyarylates” Polymer Preprints (ACS, Div of Polym. Mater. Sci. Eng.), 2003, 88, 544.

13. Q. Lin, S. Unal, A. R. Fornof, Y. Wei, T. E. Long, “Synthesis and characterization of poly(ethylene glycol) endcapped poly(ethylene terephthalate) with decreased protein adhesion” Polymer Preprints (ACS, Div. of Polym. Chem.), 2003, 44(1), 191.

14. E. Yilgor, S. Unal, U. Makal, I. Yilgor, “Influence of hydrogen bonding on the properties of silicone copolymers” Polymer Preprints (ACS, Div. of Polym. Chem.), 2001, 42(1), 120.

15. I. Yilgor, E. Yilgor, S. Unal, U. Makal, M. Gordeslioglu, E. Yurtsever, “New model for the microphase morphology of segmented polyurethanes and polyureas” Polymer Preprints (ACS, Div. of Polym. Chem.), 2001, 42(1), 438.

Other Publications:

Patents Granted:

1. S. Sommer, E. Luehmann, S. Unal, M. J. Dvorchak, “Process for the production of sized and/or wet-strength papers, paperboards and cardboards”, Bayer MaterialScience LLC, US8647471.

2. Y. Berezkin, P. D. Schmitt, S. Unal, “Polyurethane dispersions for use in personal care products” Bayer MaterialScience LLC, Patent Numbers: US7445770, US8114938, EP1970391.

3. Y. Berezkin, P. D. Schmitt, S. Unal, “Polyurethane dispersions based on polycarbonate polyols and suitable for use in personal care products” Bayer MaterialScience LLC, Patent Numbers: US7452525, US8034322, EP2028205.

Patent Applications Published/Pending:

1. R. R. Roesler, L. Gindin, S. Unal, P. D. Schmitt, R. M. Konitsney, “Radiation-Curable Polyurethane Dispersions”, Bayer MaterialScience LLC, US20140120353.        

2. U. Younes, R. Hunt, S. Unal, E. Giles, J. Matsco, “Composites having high levels of carbon nanotubes and a process for their production”, Bayer MaterialScience LLC, US20130256605.  

3. U. Younes, S. Unal “Reinforced Composites Produced by a Vacuum Infusion or Pultrusion Process”, Bayer MaterialScience LLC, US20130216390.

4. S.Unal, Y. Berezkin, P. Schmitt, K. Haider “Aqueous Dispersions of Polyurethane and Nanoparticles”, Bayer MaterialScience LLC, US20130101540.

5. S. Unal, R. Hunt, H. Hocke, “Vapor phase functionalization of carbon nanotubes” Bayer MateriaScience LLC, Application Number: US20120234204.

6. I. Yilgor, S. Unal, E. Yilgor, T. E. Long, Q. Lin, “Hyperbranched segmented copolymers and methods of making same for fuel cells” Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Application Number: WO2005060444.