Ferhan Çeçen

Office: 
HKC-309
e-mail: 
cecenf@boun.edu.tr
Phone: 
+90 212 359 7256
Interest Areas: 

Water and Wastewater Treatment

Environmental Biotechnology

Adsorption Processes

Effects of Hazardous Substances on Biological Treatment

 

Education: 

Ph. D., Environmental Engineering Department, Istanbul Technical University, TR, 1990

M.S., Environmental Engineering Department, Istanbul Technical University, TR, 1993

B.S., Chemical Engineering Department, Boğaziçi University, TR, 1984

Academic Career: 

Professor, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Bogaziçi University, Istanbul, 1999- present

Research Associate, Munich Technical University, Munich, 1996

Associate Professor, Institute of Environmental Sciences , Bogaziçi University 1993-1999

Assistant Professor, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Bogaziçi University, Istanbul 1993

Instructor, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Bogaziçi University, Istanbul, 1990-1993

Recent Projects: 
  1. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP) 105Y00P1, Effect of nanosilver on biological treatment systems, 16.3.2015-16.9.2016.
  2. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP) 14Y00D1, Effect of the carbon to nitrogen (C/N) ratio on the type and production of EPS in activated sludge. 12.2. 2014-12.2.2016.
  3. The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) ÇAYDAG 111Y018, Microbial products and metal inhibition in biological systems.2012-2015.
  4. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP) 09Y101P, Microbial products and metal inhibition in biological systems, 2009-2013. 
  5. The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) COST 105Y379,  Behavior of selected organic and inorganic xenobiotics in biological systems and formation of structure –activity relationship (SAR) models, 2006-2009.

 

Selected Publications: 
  1. A.G. Geyik, F. Çeçen (2016) Exposure of activated sludge to nanosilver and silver ion:  Inhibitory effects and binding to the fractions of Extracellular Polymeric Substances, 
    Bioresource Technology, 211, pp. 691-697, DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2016.03.157
  2. F.Çeçen, B.Kılıç (2016) Inhibitory effect of silver on activated sludge:effect of organic substrate and the carbon to nitrogen ratio, J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol., 91: 1190–1198, doi: 10.1002/jctb.4709.
  3. A.G. Geyik, B. Kılıç, F. Çeçen (2016) Extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) and surface properties of activated sludges: effect of organic carbon sources, Environmental Sciences and  Pollution Research,  23:1653–1663, doi:10.​1007/​s11356-015-5347-0.
  4. A.G. Geyik, F. Çeçen (2016) Production of protein- and carbohydrate-EPS in activated sludge reactors operated at different carbon to nitrogen ratios, J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol., 91: 522–531, doi: 10.1002/jctb.4608.
  5. Ferhan Çeçen, “Activated Carbon”, Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (April 2014). 10.1002/0471238961.0103200902011105.a01.pub3.
  6. Ferhan Çeçen, Özgür Aktaş.  Activated Carbon for Water and Wastewater Treatment: Integration of Adsorption and Biological Treatment, 388 pages, ISBN: 978-3-527-32471-2, Wiley-VCH, September 2011. Content: http://www.wiley-vch.de/books/sample/3527324712_ftoc.pdf