Aybüke LEBA
 

Ph.D Candidate - Teaching & Research Assistant

Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Ramazan YILDIRIM

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Address:

Department of Chemical Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Bebek 34342, Istanbul-TURKEY

Room:

KB 403

Phone:

+90-212-359 68 75

E-mail:

aybuke.leba@boun.edu.tr


EDUCATION

2011 - Present, Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Boğaziçi University

2011 - M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Boğaziçi University

2011 - B.Sc. in Business Administration, Anadolu University

2007 - B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Eskişehir Osmangazi University


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Teaching and Research Assistant (March 2012 - Present), Boğaziçi University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Design and testing of heterogeneous catalysts

Catalyst characterization using spectroscopic techniques (FTIR-DRIFT)

Green technologies

Photocatalysis


COURSES ASSISTED

ChE 203    Physicochemical Systems Laboratory

ChE 232    Chemical Engineering I: Fluid Mechanics

ChE 302    Chemical Engineering Laboratory I

ChE 333    Chemical Engineering II: Heat Transfer

ChE 334    Chemical Engineering III: Mass Transfer Operations

ChE 401    Chemical Engineering Laboratory II

ChE 475    Process Dynamics and Control

ChE 550    Statistical Methods in Chemical Processes


JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Leba, A., T. Davran-Candan, Z. I. Önsan, R. Yıldırım, “DRIFTS study of selective CO oxidation over Au/γ-Al2O3 catalyst”, Catalysis Communications, (2012), Vol. 29, pp. 6-10.


CONGRESS PRESENTATIONS

Leba, A., R. Yıldırım, Nikel Temelli Monolitik Katalizörler Üzerinde Metanın Kuru Reformlanmasında Oksijen Etkisinin İncelenmesi”, 12. National Chemical Engineering Congress, UKMK 2016, 23-26 August, 2016, İzmir-Turkey.

Leba, A., R. Yıldırım, Performance test of monolithic Ni-based catalysts for carbon dioxide reforming of methane”, NCC6- 6th Catalysis Conference, NCC-6, 27-30 April 2016, Bursa-Turkey.

Leba, A., Dusova-Teke, Y., Avcı, A., R. Yıldırım, “SEM and EDX Characterization of Mn/Na2WO4/SiO2 Catalyst for Oxidative Coupling of Methane”, 12th European Congress on Catalysis, EuropaCat-XII, 30 August-5 September 2015, Kazan-Russia. 

Leba, A., Dusova-Teke, Y., Avcı, A., R. Yıldırım, “OCM Reactıon over Various Structured forms of Mn/Na2WO4/SiO2 Catalyst”, XXI International Conference on Chemical Reactors, CHEMREACTOR, 22-25 September 2014, Delft-Holland.

Leba, A., Dusova-Teke, Y., Avcı, A., R. Yıldırım, “The Investigation of Catalytic Conversion of Methane into Ethane and Ethylene over Mn/Na2WO4/SiO2”, 11. National Chemical Engineering Congress, 2-5 September 2014, Eskisehir-Turkey.

Leba, A., Dusova-Teke, Y., Avcı, A., R. Yıldırım, “Oxidative Coupling of Methane over Mn/Na2WO4/SiO2 Catalyst”, 5th National Catalysis Conference, 23-26 April 2014, Adana-Turkey.

Leba, A., Z. I. Önsan, R. Yıldırım, “Study of Surface Species during Selective CO Oxidation over Au/Al2O3 using DRIFTS Technique”, 11th European Congress on Catalysis, EuropaCat-XI, 1-6 September 2013, Lyon-France.

Leba, A., Z. I. Önsan, R. Yıldırım, “DRIFTS Study of Selective CO Oxidation over Au/γ-Al2O3 Catalyst”, 4th National Catalysis Conference, 21-24 March 2012, Kocaeli-Turkey.  


Independent Coursework

·         6th EFCATS Catalysis School, İzmir, 2010

·         International Summer School on Photovoltaics and New Concepts of Quantum Solar Energy Conversion, Hirschegg-Avustria, 2014