Nadim Copty

Office: 
HKC-209
e-mail: 
ncopty@boun.edu.tr
Phone: 
+90 212 359 6695
Interest Areas: 

Transport of pollutants in the environment

Fate and transport of nanomaterials in the environment

Groundwater remediation

Modeling of flow and transport in porous media

Air pollution and control

Education: 

Ph. D., Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley, USA, 1994

M.E., Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley, USA, 1990

B.E., Department of Civil Engineering, American University of Beirut, LB, 1988

Academic Career: 

Professor, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 2011 - Present

Associate Professor,  Institute of Environmental Sciences, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 2005 -2011

Assistant Professor,  Institute of Environmental Sciences, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 2000 – 2005 

Instructor, University of California, Berkeley, 1997

Teaching Assistant, University of California, Berkeley, 1989- 1994

Recent Projects: 
  1. The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK): “Multi-Objective Optimization of Cosolvent Flushing of NAPLs in Saturated Porous Media”, 2014-2016.
  2. The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK): “Behavior of Nanoparticles in Conventional and Bioreactor Landfills”, 2013-2016.
  3. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): “Subsurface Characterization and Application to the Bogaziçi University Kilyos Campus”, 2012-2014.
  4. The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK): “Contaminant transport in the groundwater: hydrodynamic dispersion under high concentration gradients”, 2010-2012.
  5. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): Removal of organic contaminants from the groundwater”, 2010-2012.

 

Selected Publications: 
  1. Agaoglu, B., Scheytt, T., Copty, N. K., 2016. Impact of NAPL architecture on interphase mass transfer: A pore network study, Advances in Water Resources, 95, 138-151.
  2. Sakallioglu, T., Bakirdoven, M., Temizel, I., Demirel B., Copty, N. K., Onay, T. T., Uyguner Demirel, C. S., Karanfil, T., 2016. Leaching of nano-ZnO in municipal solid waste, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 317, 319-326.
  3. Pechstein, A., Attinger, S., Krieg, R., Copty, N. K., 2016. Estimating transmissivity from single-well pumping tests in heterogeneous aquifers, Water Resources Research, 52, 495–510.
  4. Agaoglu, B., Copty, N. K., Scheytt, T., Hinkelmann, R., 2015. Interphase mass transfer in porous media: A review, Advances in Water Resources, 79, 162–194.
  5. Sarioglu, M. S., Kucuker, M. A., Copty, N. K., 2013. Multispecies hydrodynamic dispersion under high concentration gradients, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 144(1), 58-65.