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B.Sc., Middle East Technical University, Turkey

M.Sc., Middle East Technical University, Turkey

Ph.D., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Industrial Experience:

Aksa Akrilik Kimya A.S., Yalova, Turkey (2004-2008)
            Professional Engineer at the Research and Development Center

Academic Experience:

Kosgeb Project Evaluation Board Membership (2014- )

Yeditepe University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey
            Assitant Professor (2012-)
            Vice-Chair (2013-)

Ph.D.   University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA (degree received in 2004)
            Department of Chemical Engineering
            Dissertation: "Spatiotemporal Patterns and Cooperative Behavior in Localized Corrosion"

M.S.    Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (degree received in 1997)
            Department of Chemical Engineering
            Thesis: "Sulfation Characteristics of Limestone in 0.3 MW Atmospheric Fluidized Bed Combustor Test Rig"

B.S.     Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (degree received in 1994)
            Department of Chemical Engineering


CHBE 333 Mass Transfer
CHBE 215 Material and Energy Balances
CHBE 102 Introduction to Chemical Engineering

Research Interests:

Nonlinear Dynamics in Electrochemical Systems
Localized Corrosion
Precursors for Carbon Fiber

Refereed Journal Articles:

    7. Levent Organ, Yogesh Tiwary, John R. Scully, A. S. Mikhailov, and John L. Hudson, "Interactions among Metastable Pits on Heterogeneous Electrodes", Electrochimica Acta, 52, pp. 6784-6792, 2007.

    6. Alexander S. Mikhailov, Swati Jain, Levent Organ, and John L. Hudson, Cooperative Stochastic Behavior in the Onset of Localized Corrosion, Chaos, 16, pp. 037104-1 - 037104-9, 2006.

    5. István Z. Kiss, Qing Lv, Levent Organ and John L. Hudson, "Electrochemical Bursting Oscillations on a High-dimensional Slow Subsystem", Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics, 8, pp. 2707-2715, 2006.

    4. Levent Organ, John R. Scully, A. S. Mikhailov, and John L. Hudson, "A Spatiotemporal Model of Interactions among Metastable Pits and the Transition to Pitting Corrosion", Electrochimica Acta, 51, pp. 225-241, 2005.

    3. N. D. Budiansky, L. Organ, J. L. Hudson, and J. R. Scully, "Detection of Interactions among Localized Pitting Sites on Stainless Steel Using Spatial Statistics", Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 152 (4), pp. B152-B160, 2005.

    2. C. Punckt, M. Bölscher, H. H. Rotermund, A. S. Mikhailov, L. Organ, N. Budiansky, J. R. Scully, J. L. Hudson, "Sudden Onset of Pitting Corrosion on Stainless Steel as a Critical Phenomenon", Science, 305, pp. 1133-1136, 2004.

    1. Levent Organ, István Z. Kiss, and John L. Hudson, "Bursting Oscillations during Metal Electrodissolution: Experiments and Model", Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 107, pp. 6648-6659, 2003.


Conference Proceedings:

    2. N. D. Budiansky, L. Organ, A. S. Mikhailov, J. L. Hudson and J. R.

    Scully, "Cooperative Spreading of Pit Sites as a New Explanation for Critical Threshold Potentials", Proceedings, Third International Symposium on Pits and Pores: Formation, Properties, and Significance for Advanced Materials, The Electrochemical Society, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2004.

    1. Levent Organ and Nevin Selçuk, "Transient Sulfation Behavior of Limestone Particles in an AFBC Test Rig: Data for Validation Studies", Proceedings of 15th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion, Savannah, GA, (Ed. R.B. Reuther), ASME, May 16-19, 1999