Nilsun İnce

Head of Environmental Technology Division
Office: 
HKC-313
e-mail: 
ince@boun.edu.tr
Phone: 
+90 212 359 7038
Interest Areas: 

Physicochemical processes in wastewater treatment

Ultrasonication/advanced oxidation

Decontamination of water from refractory micropollutants

Water pretreatment methods for measuring emerging contaminants

Education: 

Ph. D., Institute of Environmental Sciences, Boğaziçi University, TR, 1987

M.E., Department of Chemistry, Boğaziçi University, TR, 1979

B.E., Department of Chemistry, Boğaziçi University, TR, 1976

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, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 1990- 1991

Recent Projects: 
  1. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): 15Y00D5, Newly Synthesized TiO2 based nanoparticles and their photocatalytic activity”, 2015-2017.
  2. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): (8941) “Synthesis and Use of Metallic Nanoparticles in Water Treatment” , 2014-2016.
  3. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): (12Y00D8) “Pharmaceutical Removal in Drinking Water by Conventional and Advanced Oxidation Processes”, 2012-2015.
  4. “Sonolytic preparation of nanoparticles and their catalytic activities” related SATREPS project supported by JST and JICA according to International Cooperation Program of Osaka Prefecture University, Japan, 8th May-12th June 2013.
  5. Boğaziçi University, Scientific Research Projects Fund (BAP): (5053) “Integration of Advanced Oxidation and Nanoparticle technologies for removing analgesics and anti-inflammatory pharmaceuticals in water”, 2010-2012.

 

Selected Publications: 
  1. Asu Ziylan-Yavaş, Nilsun H. Ince. "Enhanced photo-degradation of paracetamol on n-platinum-supported TiO2: The effect of ultrasound and •OH/hole scavengers", Chemosphere, 162 (2016) 324-332.
  2. Asu Ziylan-Yavas, Yoshiteru Mizukoshi, Yasuaki Maeda, Nilsun H. Ince. "Supporting of pristine TiO2 with noble metals to enhance the oxidation and mineralization of paracetamol by sonolysis and sonophotolysis", Applied Catalysis B, 172 (2015) 7-17.
  3. Asu Ziylan, Nilsun H. Ince. "Catalytic ozonation of ibuprofen with ultrasound and Fe-based catalysts", Catalysis Today, 240 (2015) 2-8.
  4. Asu Ziylan, Şifa Doğan, Sesil Agopcan, Rana Kidak, Viktorya Aviyente, Nilsun H. Ince. "Sonochemical degradation of diclofenac: byproduct assessment, reaction mechanisms and environmental considerations", Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 21 (9) (2014) 5929-5939.
  5. Asu Ziylan, Nilsun H. Ince. "Ozonation-based advanced oxidation for pre-treatment of water with residuals of anti-inflammatory medication" Chemical Engineering Journal, 220 (2013) 151-160.