Serkan  Unal

Türkçe sürüm

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
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)
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, 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 (ESCI)
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
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.