Işıl Balcıoğlu

Vice Director of IESc
Office: 
HKC-317
e-mail: 
balciogl@boun.edu.tr
Phone: 
+90 212 359 7036
Interest Areas: 

Advanced oxidation processes in water, wastewater, and sludge treatment

Chemical processes in environmental engineering

Occurrence and fate of micropollutants

Education: 

Ph. D., Institute of Environmental Sciences, Boğaziçi University, TR, 1990

M.S., Chemical Engineering Department, Istanbul University, TR, 1985

B.S., Chemical Engineering Department, Istanbul University, TR, 1982

Academic Career: 

Professor, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 2004-Present

Associate Professor, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 1999 - 2004

Assistant Professor, Institute of Environmental SciencesBogazici University, Istanbul, 1993 - 1999

Recent Projects: 
  1. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): “Assessment of physicochemical properties of agricultural manure during composting”, 2016.
  2. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): “Sustainable Manure Management by Composting”, 2016.
  3. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): “Fate of Halogenated Organics in Sewage Sludge Treated by Advanced Oxidation Processes”, 2011.
  4. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): “Treatment of Waste Sewage Sludge by Advanced Oxidation Processes: Removal of Antimicrobial Pollution for Safe Utilization in Agriculture”,  2011.
  5. The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK): “Hayvan Gübresinde Antibiyotik Kirliliğinin Kontrolü”, 2010.

 

Selected Publications: 
  1. Balcıoğlu Akmehmet I, Öncü Bilgin. N., Mercan N.(2017) "Beneficial effects of treating waste secondary sludge with thermally activated persulfate", Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology (in press)
  2. Öncü Bilgin. N., Mercan N., Balcıoğlu Akmehmet (2015) "The impact of ferrous iron/heat-activated persulfate treatment on waste sewage sludge constituents and sorbed antimicrobial micropollutants", Chemical Engineering Journal, Vol. 259, 972-980.  
  3. Bolobajev, J.; Oncu, N. Bilgin; Viisimaa, M. Trapido, M ; Balcioglu, I ; Goi, A  (2015) "Column experiment on activation aids and biosurfactant application to the persulphate treatment of chlorophene-contaminated soil", Environmental Technology, Vol. 36 (3), 348-357 .
  4. Öncü Bilgin. N., Balcıoğlu Akmehmet I. (2013) "Antimicrobial Contamination Removal from Environmentally Relevant Matrices: A Literature Review and a Comparison of Three Processes for Drinking Water Treatment", Ozone Sci.Eng., Vol.35(2), 73-85.
  5. Öncü Bilgin. N., Balcıoğlu Akmehmet I. (2013) "Microwave-assisted chemical oxidation of biological waste sludge: Simultaneous micropollutant degradation and sludge solubilization", Bioresource Technology, Vol. 146, 126-134.