• CHEM 5
  • (212) 359 73 90
  • okteayse@boun.edu.tr
  • Department of Chemistry, Boğaziçi University, Bebek 34342, Istanbul-TURKEY
  • Ökte Research Group

Education

  • B.S. Chemistry, Boğaziçi University, 1992
  • M.S. Chemistry, Boğaziçi University, 1994
  • Ph.D. Chemistry, Boğaziçi University, 1999

Administrative Activities

  • Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Vice Dean (July 2014-     )
  • Faculty Council, member (July 2014-     )
  • Faculty Executive Committee, member (September 2013-     )
  • Academic Integrity Commission, member (July 2014-     )
  • Foreign Student Placement Committee, member (August 2014-    )

Research Interests

Physical Chemistry, Photochemistry, Kinetics & Catalysis

  • Photocatalysts, Degradation and Decolorization Processes
  • Preparation of nano-sized catalysts (TiO2, ZnO etc.), supported catalysts (clays, zeolites, ashes etc used as supports), metal-ion loaded catalysts (transition and inner transition metal ions)
  • Characterization Techniques (XRD, BET, DRUV, SEM-EDX-Mapping, XPS, AFM, Contact Angle, etc.)
  • Evaluation of catalytic activities, mechanisms and kinetics (UV-Vis, GC, HPLC, LC-MS)
  • Photochemistry of Small Molecules Adsorbed on Silicon Surfaces under Ultra-High Vacuum Conditions (QMS, HREELS, ToF, TPD)

Recent Publications

Teaching

  • CHEM103 General Chemistry I
  • CHEM104 General Chemistry II
  • CHEM245 Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM247 Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
  • CHEM351 Physical Chemistry I
  • CHEM353 Introduction to Physical Chemistry
  • CHEM453 Introduction to Chemical Kinetics
  • CHEM524 Chemical Kinetics&Catalysis
  • CHEM571 Photochemistry