Miray Bekbölet

Office: 
HKC-311
e-mail: 
bekbolet@boun.edu.tr
Phone: 
+90 212 359 7012
Interest Areas: 

Advanced oxidation processes

Photocatalytic and photolytic reactions

Adsorption processes and metal interactions in aquatic systems

Drinking water quality

Education: 

Ph.D., Food Engineering Faculty / Food Sciences, Ege University, TR, 1979

B.S., Chemistry/Physics, Ege University, TR, 1973

 

Academic Career: 

Professor, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 1997-Present

Associate Professor, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 1991 - 1997

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 1986 - 1991

Recent Projects: 
  1. Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2014-2015. WATER-5-2015: Strengthening international R&I cooperation in the field of water. (c)Development of water supply and sanitation technology, systems and tools, and/or methodologies. “Water-Sustainable Point-Of-Use Treatment Technologies (WATERSPOUTT)”, 2016-...
  2. Boğazici University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): “Use of Visible Light Active Photocatalysts for Solar Disinfection”, 2015-..
  3. Boğazici University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): “Removal of Organics in Reverse Osmosis Concentrate by UV/Solar Photocatalytic Treatment”, 2015-...
  4. Boğazici University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): “Investigating the Environmental and Microbiological Factors Influencing Water Quality of Indoor Swimming Pools”, 2012-2014.
  5. Boğazici University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): “The Role of Anion Doping on the Photocatalytic Performance of TiO2”, 2012-2014.

 

Selected Publications: 
  1. Sen-Kavurmaci S., Birben N.C., Tomruk A., Bekbolet M., 2016. Characterization of organic matter in natural waters by EEM fluorescence properties, Desalination and Water Treatment, 57(6): 2428-2436.
  2. Akan P., Birben N.C., Bekbolet M., 2016. Adsorption of molecular size fractions of humic acid onto anion-doped TiO2 specimens,  Desalination and Water Treatment, 57(6): 2455-2465.
  3. Sen-Kavurmaci S., Bekbolet M. 2016. Spectroscopic evaluation of humic acid adsorption onto TiO2 in the presence of clay minerals, Desalination and Water Treatment, 57(6): 2582-2589.
  4. Sen-Kavurmaci S., Bekbolet M. 2015. The effect of photocatalytic oxidation on molecular size distirbution profiles of humic acid, Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, 14(3): 576-582.
  5. Birben N.C., Uyguner-Demirel C.S., Sen-Kavurmaci S., Gurkan Y.Y., Turkten N., Cinar Z., Bekbolet M. 2015. Comparative evaluation of anion doped photocatalysts on the mineralization and decolorization of natural organic matter, Catalysis Today, 240: 125-131.