Current Members

Dr. Baris Kiskan

I have gained a strong background in polymers, thermosetting materials, conducting polymers and their detailed characterization with the state of the art instruments. These research experiences were mainly developed during my PhD in the Departme

Dr. Ali Gorkem Yilmaz

Dr. Ali Gorkem Yilmaz received his MSc (2009) and PhD (2015) at Istanbul Technical University from the Chemistry Programme. His research interest covers the utilization of photochemistry for organic syntheses, development of new photoinitiating syste

Dr. Mustafa Ciftci

Mustafa Ciftci received his MSc (2012) and PhD (2016) in chemistry from Istanbul Technical University under the supervision of Professor Yusuf Yagci. His research topics mainly focus on the design of functional branched polymers, photoinitiated


Dr. Mustafa Arslan

Mustafa ARSLAN received his M.Sc. degree in Organic Chemistry from Selcuk University (2012) and Ph.D. degree in Chemistry at Istanbul Technical University under the supervision of Professor Yusuf Yagci (2016). He joined Kirklareli University, Departm

Dr. Antonino Puglisi

Antonino received both his MSc and PhD in Chemistry from the University of Catania (Italy). He then moved to the UK where he was postdoc at Greenwich University and then at Sussex University working on cyclodextrin derivatives for biomedical applicat

Dr. Cansu Aydogan

Cansu Aydogan received her B.Sc. degree in Chemistry from Marmara University, in 2011. She completed her M.Sc. studies at the Department of Chemistry in Istanbul Technical University under the supervision of Professor Yusuf Yagci, in 2014. Her resear


Yonca Alkan (PhD Candidate)

Yonca Alkan received her B.Sc degree from Middle East Technical University Chemistry Department (2013) and M.Sc. (2015) from Chemistry Department of the Istanbul Technical University. She has been research assistant since 2014. Her research topics fo

Dr. Kerem Kaya

Kerem graduated from Koç University earning a BSc degree in Chemistry(2007). He then had his MSc degree from Istanbul Technical University Chemistry Department in 2011.  He is currently working on thioxanthone derivatives and stable dimer

Azra Kocaarslan (PhD Student)

Azra Kocaarslan received her B.Sc degree from Istanbul University (2015) and M.Sc. (2017) from Chemistry Department of the Istanbul Technical University Her research topics focus on benzoxazine chemistry.


Semira Bener (PhD Student)

Semira Bener received her BSc degree in chemistry from Istanbul University and MSc degree in chemistry from Istanbul Technical University under the supervision of Professor Bedia Erim Berker. She worked at Istanbul Kultur University as a teaching ass

Zeynep Deliballi (PhD Student)

​Zeynep Deliballi graduated from Istanbul Technical University (2016) and starded her M.Sc. (2016) in Istanbul Technical University Chemistry Programme. Her research topics focus on benzoxazines.

Busra Nakipoglu (M.Sc.)

Busra received her B.Sc. degree from Hacettepe University, Chemical Engineering Department (2016) and started her M.Sc. in  Istanbul Technical University, Chemistry Department in 2017. Her research topics focus on photopolymerization


Kamer Bayram (M.Sc.)

Kamer  received her B.Sc. degree from Marmara University-Chemistry Department (2014). She studied Università degli Studi di Padova within Ersasmus Programme in Chemistry Department (2011-2012). She started his M.Sc. at Istanbul Technical

Canan Durukan (M.Sc.)

Canan was born in İstanbul and educated at FMV Işık High School. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Yıldız Technical University-Department of Chemistry in 2017. In October 2018, she joined the group and will be carrying out her MSc studies on

Ozan Bayram (M.Sc.)

Ozan received his B.Sc. degree from Marmara University Chemistry Department (2014). He started his M.Sc. at Istanbul Technical University Chemistry programme in 2018. His research topic is Benzoxazines. He is also interested in swimming, he has



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