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B.Sc., Department of Chemistry, Bogaziši University, Turkey

Ph.D., School of Chemical Sciences, University of East Anglia, England

Academic Career:

  • 2011-today Associate Professor, Yeditepe University, Turkey
  • 2004-2011 Assistant Professor, Yeditepe University, Turkey
  • 2000-2003 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemical Engineering, MIT, USA

Research Interests:

Magnetic Fluids, Peptide Self-assembly, Nanoparticle-Polymer Nanocomposites, Engineering Education

Selected Publications:

  • Cenker, C. C., Bomans, P. H. H., Friedrich, H., Aviyente, V. Dedeoglu, B., Olsson, U., Sommerdijk, N. A. J. M., Bucak, S.  ”Peptide Nanotube Formation: A Crystal Growth Process“ Soft Matter, 8, 7463-7470, (2012).
  • Altan, C. L., Bucak, S.  ”The effect of Fe3O4 nanoparticles on the thermal conductivities of various base fluids“ Nanotechnology,22, 285713 (5pp) (2011).
  • Ozdemir, T., Sandal, D., Culha, M., Sanyal, A., Atay, N. Z., Bucak, S.  ”Assembly of magnetic nanoparticles into higher structures on patterned magnetic beads under the influence of magnetic field“ Nanotechnology, 21, 125603, (2010).
  • Bucak, S., Cenker, C., Nasir, I., Olsson, U., Zackrisson, M.  ”A Peptide Nanotube Nematic Phase“, Langmuir, 25, 4262-4265 (2009).