Bahar İnce

Office: 
HKC-307
e-mail: 
bahar.ince@boun.edu.tr
web: 
www.meg.boun.edu.tr
http://engy.com.tr/
Phone: 
+90 212 359 7016
Interest Areas: 

Microbial ecology and environmental biotechnology

Bioenergy systems and waste to energy

Microbial products in bioreactors

Education: 

Ph. D., School of Civil Engineering, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, GB, 1994

M.S., School of Civil Engineering, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, GB, 1990

B.S., Environmental Engineering Department, Middle East Technical University, TR, 1988

Academic Career: 

Professor, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 2002- Present

Associate Professor, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 1996-2002 

Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering, Istanbul University, Istanbul, 1995-1996

Research Associate, Department of Civil Engineering, Division of Environmental Engineering, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 1991-1994 

Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Environmental Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, 1988-1989 

Recent Projects: 
  1. The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK): ”Determination of biochemical methane potentials and microbial community dynamics during anaerobic co-digestion of commonly cultivated cereal crops and cow manure, composting of the digestates, and investigation of the effect of final products on the ecosystem”, 2016-2019.
  2. The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) & The Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany (BMBF): “Improvement of Anaerobic Biodegradation Efficiency of  Petroleum-derived Wastes”, 2016-2019.
  3. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): “Enhancement of biomethane production of anaerobic digesters using rumen fluid of cattle”, 2016-2017.
  4. The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK COST): ”Improvement of biomethane potential of anaerobic digesters using specific rumen bacteria and hydrolytic enzymes”, 2014-2016.
  5. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): “Determination of the effect of hydrolytic enzyme addition on acidification and biomethane production in two-phase anaerobic digestion of oxytetracycline-medicated cattle manure”, 2014-2015.

 

 

 

Selected Publications: 
  1. Akyol, Ç., Aydin, S., Ince, O., Ince, B., 2016. "A comprehensive microbial insight into single-stage and two-stage anaerobic digestion of oxytetracycline-medicated cattle manure", Chemical Engineering Journal, 303, 675-684.
  2. Aydin S., Ince B., Ince O., 2016. "Assessment of anaerobic bacterial diversity and its effects on anaerobic system stability and the occurrence of antibiotic resistance genes", Bioreseource Technology, 207, 332-338.
  3. Akyol Ç., Turker G., Ince O., Ertekin E., Üstüner O., Ince B., 2016. "Performance and microbial community variations in thermophilic anaerobic digesters treating OTC medicated cow manure under different operational conditions", Bioresource Technology, 205, 191-198.
  4. Shahi A., Aydin S., Ince B., Ince O., 2016. "Reconstruction of bacterial community structure and variation for enhanced petroleum hydrocarbons degradation through biostimulation of oil contaminated soil", Chemical Engineering Journal, 306, 60-66.
  5. Aydin, S., Ince B., Ince O., 2015. "Development of antibiotic resistance genes in microbial communities during long-term operation of anaerobic reactors in the treatment of pharmaceutical wastewater", Water Research, 83, 337-344.