Orhan Yenigün

Director of IESc
Office: 
HKC-315
e-mail: 
yenigüno@boun.edu.tr
Phone: 
+90 212 359 7198
Interest Areas: 

Biological treatment processes

Anaerobic digestion

Renewable energy

Air pollution and control

Education: 

Ph. D., Chemical Engineering Department, University of Wales Swansea, GB, 1984

M.S., Chemical Engineering Department, University of Wales Swansea, GB, 1980

B.S., Chemical Engineering Department, Middle East Technical University, TR, 1978

Academic Career: 

Professor, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 1995-Present

Associate Professor, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 1989 - 1995

Assistant Professor, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 1985 - 1989

Instructor, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Bogazici UniversityIstanbul, 1984 - 1985

Recent Projects: 
  1. The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK): “Development of multi criteria decision system for fire prevention in forested areas using satellite images and meteorological data”, 2006-2008.
  2. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): “An investigation on the disinfection byproduct precursor speciation in drinking water”, 2006-2008.
  3. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): “Determination of floods due to deforestation in Turkey, using GIS methodologies”, 2005-2006.
  4. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): “Simulation of complex meteorological regions and evaluation of urban and regional scale air pollution”, 2004-2006.
  5. The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK): “Development of a tool for the prognosis and confrontation of forest fires and droughts in Greece and Turkey”, 2002-2005.

 

Selected Publications: 
  1. Turker, G., Aydin, S., Akyol, Ç., Yenigun, O., Ince, O., & Ince, B. (2016). Changes in microbial community structures due to varying operational conditions in the anaerobic digestion of oxytetracycline-medicated cow manure. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 100(14), 6469-6479, 2016.
  2. Alagoz BA, Yenigun O, Erdincler A. Enhancement of anaerobic digestion efficiency of wastewater sludge and olive waste: Synergistic effect of co-digestion and ultrasonic/microwave sludge pretreatment. Waste Management, 46, 182-188, 2015.
  3. Ozdemir B, Yenigün O. A pilot scale study on high biomass systems:Energy and cost analysis of sludge reduction. Journal of Membrane Science, 428, 589-597, 2013.
  4. Oral V, Guney M, Kucuker MA, Onay TT, Copty N, Mater B, Yenigun, O. The impact of hazelnuts in land-use changes on soil carbon and in situ soil respiration dynamics, Journal of Environmental Management. 129, 341-349, 2013.
  5. Yenigun O, Demirel B. Ammonia inhibition in anaerobic digestion: A review.   Process Biochemistry, 48, 901-911, 2013.