Curriculum Vitae

CURRICULUM VITAE
Prof. Ömer Dag
PERSONAL DATA

Adress : Bilkent University, Department of Chemistry

06800, Ankara, Turkey
Phone : +90-312-290 3918

Fax : +90-312-266 4975

E-mail : dag@fen.bilkent.edu.tr

ACADEMIC DEGREES

Prof. Chemistry-Bilkent University 2007

Assoc. Prof. Chemistry-Bilkent University 2002

Asst. Prof. Chemistry-Bilkent University 1998

Ph.D. Chemistry-Middle East Technical University 1994

M.Sc. Chemistry-Middle East Technical University 1989

B.Sc. Chemistry-Middle East Technical University 1986

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
04/07 – Present Full Professor, Bilkent University, Department of Chemistry
09/10 – 09/11 Visiting Professor, University of Toronto, Department of Chemistry
04/09 – 06/10 Chairman, Bilkent University, Department of Chemistry
09/07 – 04/09 Acting Chairman, Bilkent University, Department of Chemistry
09/00 – 09/07 Assistant Chairman, Bilkent University, Department of Chemistry
01/02 – 04/07 Assoc. Prof., Bilkent University, Department of Chemistry
12/98 – 01/02 Asst. Prof., Bilkent University, Department of Chemistry
06/00 – 08/00 Visiting Professor, University of Toronto, Department of Chemistry
06/99 – 08/99 Visiting Professor, University of Toronto, Department of Chemistry
05/96 – 12/98 Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Toronto, Department of Chemistry
06/94 – 09/94 Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Toronto, Department of Chemistry
01/94 – 11/94 Research Assistant, Middle East Technical University, Department of Chemistry
09/91 – 01/94 Research Assistant, University of Toronto, Department of Chemistry
09/86 – 05/96 Teaching Asssitant, Middle East Technical University, Department of Chemistry.
PROFESSIONAL AWARDS
  1. Ph.D. Scholarship Award of Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK)/Turkey (for 1 year), 1991.
  2. Canadian Space Agency Certificate of Achievement for Successful Microgravity Materials Science Space Shuttle Flight Endeaver STS-77,1996.
  3. TÜBİTAK Encouragement Price, 2001.
  4. Turkish Academy of Science (TÜBA) Young Scientist Award, 2002.
MEMBERSHIP

1. American Chemical Society (1999-Present).

2. International Mesostructured Materials Association (IMMA) (2004-present).

3. Materials Research Society of Singapore (2005-present).

4. Turkish Academy of Science (Associate Member, 2006-2011).

5. Academy of Science (Member, 2012-present)

TEACHING

1.Graduate Courses:
Chem 504 Group Theory and Its Application

Chem 542 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

2.  Undergraduate Courses:

Chem 211 Analytical Chemistry I

Chem 212 Anlaytical Chemistry II

Chem 341 Inorganic Chemistry I

Chem 342 Inorganic Chemistry II

Chem 101 General Chemistry I

Chem 102 General Chemistry II

3. Independent Study Supervised:

Chem 491 Senior Project I

Chem 492 Senior Project II

GRADUATE STUDENT SUPERVISION
  1. 1. Olga Samarskaya, M.Sc., “Silver nitrate-Oligo (etyhlene oxide) surfactant mesoporous Nanocomposite Films and Monoliths”, 12/98 – 9/00.
  2. 2. Özgür Çelik, M.Sc., “A New Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Phase of Non-Ionic Surfactants and The Synthesis of Mesoporous Metal Sulphides”, 09/99 – 7/01.
  3. A. Faik Demirörs, M. Sc., “Effects of Some Transition Metal Salts on the Synthesis of Mesoporous Silica”, 09/03-07/05.
  4. Yaşar Akdoğan, M.Sc., “Synthesis and Characterization of CdS, ZnS and Zn1-xCdxS Nanoparticles in Mesostructured Silica Materials”, 09/04-01/06.
  5. Olga Samarskaya, Ph.D., “Synthesis and Characterization of Mesoporous Transition Metal Ion Modified Silica-Zirconia and Silica-Sulfated Zirconia Materials Towards NOx Catalysis”, 9/00 – 09/06.
  6. Yurdanur Türker, M. Sc., “Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases of Salt: Pluronic Systems for Synthesis of Mesostructured Materials”, 09/05-07/07.
  7. Cemal Albayrak, M. Sc., “Investigation of two New Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Systems: [Zn(H2O)6](NO3)2-C12EO10-CTAB-H2O and [Zn(H2O)6](NO3)2-C12EO10-CTAB-H2O” 09/06-07/08.
  8. Yurdanur Türker, /h.D., “Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases of Salt: Pluronic Systems for Synthesis of Mesostructured Materials”, 09/07-01/12.
  9. Altuğ S. Poyraz, M. Sc., “Morhology Control and Surface Modification of Mesoporous Silica Materials” 09/07-07/09.
  10. Halil İ. Okur, M. Sc. “The Phase Behaviour and Synthesis of Mesostructured Coupled Semiconductor Thin Films: Meso-CdS-TiO2” 09/07-07/09.
  11. Mustafa Sayın, M. Sc. “Synthesis of Mesoporous Silica Using Anionic-Pluronic Couple” 09/08-07/10.
  12. Cemal Albayrak, Ph.D., “Investigation of Salt-Surfactant Mesophases and Its Application of Materials Synthesis” 09/08-01/13.
  13. Cuneyt Karakaya, M. Sc. “Synthesis of Mesoporous Metal Oxides Silica Thin Films and Metal Oxide Nanotubes” 09/09-01/12.
  14. Gözde Barım, M. Sc. “Investigation of Lithium Salt-Nonionic Surfactant Mesophases and Their Applications in Solar Cells as Gel Electrolyte” 09/11-07/13.
  15. Civan Avci, M. Sc. 09/12-07/2014
  16. Ebrima Tunkara, M. Sc. 09/12-07/2014
  17. Ezgi Yılmaz, M.Sc. 09/13-07/2015
  18. Ahmet Selim Han, M. Sc. 09/12-07/2015
  19. Ezgi Yılmaz, Ph.D. 08/15-present
PATENTS

“Fast Luminescent Silicon” U.S.A. US Patent No. 6,027,666, February, 2000, Geoffrey A. Ozin, Ömer Dag, Hong Yang.

SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS

Ph.D. Dissertation: Synthesis and Characterization of A Novel Form of Luminescent Silicon, 07/94. Middle East Technical University. Note: Research was conducted at University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Geoffrey A.Ozin between 1991 and 1994.

Articles in Refereed Journals

50. “Effect of Hygroscopicity of the Metal Salt on the Formation and Air Stability of Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases in Hydrated Salt-Surfactant Systems,” J. Colloid Interface Sci., 2014, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2014.07.008. Albayrak, C.; Barım, G.; Dag, Ö.

49. “Highly Conducting Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases of Pluronics (P65, P85, P103, and P123) and Hydrated Lithium Salts (LiCl and LiNO3),” Langmuir, 2014, DOI: 10.1021/la5006105. Barım, G.; Albayrak, C.; Yılmaz, E.; Dag, Ö.

48. “Lyotropic Liquid Crystal to Soft Mesocrystal Transformation in Hydrated Salt–Surfactant Mixtures” Chem. Eur. J. 2013, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201301662. Albayrak, C.; Barım, G.; Dag, Ö.

47. “Molten Salt Assisted Self-Assembly (MASA)-Synthesis of Mesoporous Metal Oxide-Titania, Metal Sulfide-Titania and Metal Selenide-Titania Thin Films”Adv. Funct. Mater. 2013, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201202716. Karakaya, C.; Türker, Y.; Dag, Ö.

46. “From Bare Metal Powders Precursors to TCOs Metal Oxide Nanoparticles Dispersions and Conductive Porous Thin Films” Small 2012, 8, 3806-3809. Redel, E.; Huai, C.; Dag,Ö.; Petrov, S.; O’Brien, P.; Mylnarski, J.; Helander, M.; Ozin, G. A.

45. “Assembly of Photoluminescent Silicon-Nanocrystals into Periodic Mesoporous Organosilica” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012,134, 8439-8446. Guan, M.; Wang, W.; Henderson, E.J.; Dag, Ö.; Kübel, C.; Chakravadhanula, V. S. K.; Rinck, J.; Moudrakovski, I. L.; Thomson, J.; McDowell, J.; Powell, A.; Zhang, H.; Ozin, G. A.

44.. “A Highly Conductive Lithium Salts-Non-Ionic Surfactants Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases and Its Application” Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 4190-4193. Albayrak,C.;Cihaner, A.; Dag, Ö. (Inside Cover).

43. “Fabrication of Mesoporous Metal Chalcogenide Nanoflake-Silica Thin Films and Spongy Mesoporous CdS and CdSe” Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 3695-3705. Türker, Y.; Karakaya, C.; Dag, Ö.

42. “Synthesis of Nanoamorphous Germanium and its Transition to Nanocrystalline Germanium” Small 2012, 8, 921-929. Dag Ö.; Henderson, E. J. Ozin, G. A.

41. “Green Nanochemistry: Metal Oxide Nanoparticles and Porous Thin Films from Bare Metal Powders” Small 2012, 8, 68-72, Redel, E.; Petrov, S.; Dag, Ö.; Moir, J.; Huai, C.; Mirtchev, P.; Ozin, G. A.

40. “Spatially Confined Redox Chemistry in Periodic Mesoporous Hydridosilica – Nano Silver Grown in Reducing Nanopores” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 17454-17462. Dag, Ö. Henderson, E. J.; Wang, W.; Lofgreen, J. E.; Petrov, S.; Brodersen, P. M.; Ozin, G. A.

39. “Assembly of Molten Transition Metal Salt-Surfactant in a Confined Space for the Synthesis of Mesoporous Metal Oxide Rich Metal Oxide-Silica Thin Films” Chem. Mater. 2011, 23, 3062-3071. Karakaya,C.; Türker, Y.; Albayrak,C.; Dag, Ö.

38. “Periodic Mesoporous Hydridosilica – Synthesis of an “Impossible” Material and its Thermal Transformation into Brightly Photoluminescent Periodic Mesoporous Nanocrystal Silicon-Silica Composite” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 5094-5102. Xie, Z.; Henderson, E. J.; Dag, Ö.; Wang, W.; Lofgreen, J. E.; Kübel, C.; Scherer, T. Brodersen, P. M.; Gu, Z. Z.; Ozin, G. A.

37. “Origin of Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophase Formation and Liquid Crystalline to Mesostructured Solid Transformation in the Metal Nitrate Salt-Surfactant Systems” Langmuir 2011, 27, 870. Albayrak, C.; Özkan, N.; Dag, Ö.

36. “Synthesis of Stable Mesostructured Coupled Semiconductor Films: meso-CdS-TiO2 and meso-CdSe-TiO2 ” Langmuir 2010, 26, 538 . Okur, H. I.; Türker, Y.; Dag, Ö.

35. “The Role of Charged Surfactants in the Thermal and Structural Properties of Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases of [Zn(H2O)6](NO3)2-CnEOm-H2O” J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2010, 341, 109. Albayrak, C.; Soylu, A. M.; Dag Ö.

34. “The Role of Organic and Inorganic Additives on the Assembly of CTAB-P123 and the Morphology of Mesoporous Silica Particles” J. Phys. Chem. C 2009, 113, 18596. Poyraz, A. S.; Dag, Ö.

33. “Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases of [Zn(H2O)6](NO3)2-C12EO10-CTAB-H2O and [Zn(H2O)6](NO3)2-C12EO10-SDS-H2O Systems” Langmuir 2008, 24, 10592-10595. Albayrak, C.; Soylu, A. M.; Dag, Ö.

32. “The Effect of Cationic Surfactants and Some Additives in Pluronics for Templating Mesostructured Silica Particles” Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 2008, 115, 548-555. Poyraz, A. S.; Albayrak, C.; Dag, Ö.

31. “Synthesis of Mesostructured Metal Sulfide Films Using [M(H2O)n](NO3)2:P85 (M = Cd(II) and Zn(II)) Liquid Crystalline Mesophases” J. Mater. Chem. 2008, 18, 3467-3473. Türker, Y.; Dag, Ö.

30. “Phase Separation in Liquid Crystalline Mesophases of [Co(H2O)6]X2:P65 Systems (X = NO3-, Cl-, or ClO4-)” Langmuir 2007, 23, 855-860. Albayrak, C.; Gülten, G.; Dag, Ö.

29. “The Effect of Anions of Transition Metal Salts on the Structure of Modified Mesostructured Silica Films and Monoliths” Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 2007, 98, 249-257 Demirörs, A. F.; Arslan, M; Dag, Ö.

28. “Synthesis of Solid-Solution of Cd1-xZnxS Nanocrystals in the Channels of Mesostructured Silica Films” J. Mater. Chem. 2006, 16, 2048-2055. Akdoğan, Y.; Üzüm, Ç.; Dag, Ö. (Cover).

27. “Liquid Crystalline Mesophases of Pluronics (L64, P65 and P123) and Transition Metal Nitrate Salts ([M(H2O)n](NO3)2)” Langmuir 2005, 21, 4156-4162. Demirörs, A. F.; Eser, B. E.; Dag, Ö.

26. “One-Pot Synthesis of CdS Nanoparticles in the Channels of Mesostructured Silica films and Monoliths” Chem. Mater. 2005, 17, 573-579. Tura, C.; Coombs, N.; Dag, Ö.
25. “Influence of Ions on The Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophase of Transition Metal Salt:CnEOm” J. Phys. Chem. B 2004, 108, 8439. Dag, Ö.; Alayoğlu, S.; Uysal, İ.
24. “Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Phase of Oligo(ethylene Oxide) Surfactant/Transition Metal Salt and The Synthesis of Mesostructured Cadmium Sulfides” Chem. Mater. 2003, 15, 2711-2717. Dag, Ö.; Alayoğlu, S.; Tura, C.; Çelik, Ö.
23.“Spectroscopic Investigation of Nitrate-Metal and Metal-Surfactant Interaction in the Solid AgNO3:C12EO10 and Liquid Crystalline M(H2O)n](NO3)2:C12EO10 Systems” Langmuir, 2003, 19, 3671-3676, Dag, Ö.; Samarskaya, O. Tura, C.; Günay, A.; Celik, Ö.

22. “The Synthesis of Mesostructured Silica Films and Monoliths Functionalised by Noble Metal Nanoparticles” J. Mater. Chem. 2003, 13, 328-334, Dag, Ö., Samarskaya, O.; Coombs, N.; Ozin, G.A.

21. “Solventless Acid-Free Synthesis of Mesostructured Titania: Nanovessels for Metal Complexes and Metal Nanoclusters” Adv. Func. Mater. 2003, 13, 30-36. Dag, Ö.; Soten, I.; Celik, O.; Polarz, S.; Coombs, N.; Ozin, G. A.

20. “A New Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline System; Oligo(Ethylene Oxide) Surfactants with M(H2O)nXm Transition Metal Complexes” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2001, 20, 3799-3803, Çelik, Ö.; Dag, Ö. (Frontispiece)

19. “Spectro-electrochemistry of potassium ethylxanthate, bis(ethylxanthato)nickel(II) and tris(ethylxanthato)nickel(II)” J. of The Chem. Soc. -Dalton Trans. 2001, 2819-2824, Dag, Ö.; Ozalp, S.; Onal, A.M.; Isci, H.

18. “Organization of Bridging Organics in Periodic Mesoporous Organosilicas, PMOs Polarization Micro-Raman Spectroscopy” Adv. Mater. 2001, 8, 1182-1185. Dag, Ö.; Ozin, G. A.

17. “Oriented Periodic Mesoporous Organoslica (PMO) Film with Organic Functionality Inside the Walls” Adv. Funct. Mater. 2001, 11, 213-217. Dag, Ö.; Yoshina-Iskii, C.; Asefa, T.; MacLachlan, M. J.; Grondey, H.; Coombs, N.; Ozin, G. A.

16. “Silver nitrate-Oligo(ethylne oxide) surfactant-mesoporous silica nanocomposite films and monoliths” J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2001, 238, 203-207. Samarskaya, O.; Dag, Ö.

15. “Near-Infrared Luminescence from Small Gold Nanocrystals” J. Phys. Chem. B 2000, 104, 6983-6986. Bigioni, T.P.; Whetten, R.L.; Dag, Ö.

14. “Reductive Deposition of Au3+(aq) on Oxidised Silicon Surfaces” Canadian J. of Chem. 2000, 78, 516-519. Suzer S.; Dag, Ö.

13. “Glycometallate surfactants Part 2: non-aqueous synthesis of mesoporous titanium, zirconium and niobium oxides” J. Mater. Chem. 1999, 9, 1491-1500. Correction : J. Mater. Chem. 1999, 9, 2715-2715.” Khushalani, D.; Dag, Ö.; Ozin, G. A.; Kuperman, A.

12. “Salted mesostructures: salt-liquid crystal templating of lithium triflate-oligo(ethylene oxide) surfactant-mesoporous silica nanocomposite films and monoliths” J. Mater. Chem. 1999, 9, 1475-1482. Correction: J. Mater. Chem. 1999, 9, 2715-2715. Dag, Ö.; Verma, A.; Ozin, G. A.; Kresge, C. T.

11. “Photoluminescent Silicon Clusters in Oriented Hexagonal Mesoporous Silica” Adv. Mater. 1999, 6, 474-480. Dag, Ö.; Ozin, G. A.; Yang, H.; Reber, C.; Guillaume, B.

10. “Chalcogenides distribution in microporous layered TMA2Sn3SxSe7-x materials” J. Phys. Chem. B 1998, 102, 2356-2366. Ahari, H; Dag, Ö.; Ozin,G.A.; Bedard, R. L.

9. “Free-standing mesoporous silica films; morphogenesis of channel and surface patterns” J. Mater. Chem. 1997, 7, 1755. Yang, H.; Coombs, N.; Dag, Ö.; Sokolov, I.; Ozin, G. A.

8. “Does microgravity influence self-assembly?” Adv. Mater. 1997, 9, 1133 – 1149. Dag, Ö.; Ahari, H.; Coombs, N; Jiang, T.;.Aroca-Ouellette, P.; Petrov, S.; Sokolov, I.; Verma, A.; Vovk, G.; Young, D.; Ozin, G.A.; Reber, C.; Pelletier, Y.; Bedard, R. L.

7. “Effect of microgravity on the crystallization of self-assembling layered material” Nature 1997, 388, 857-860. Ahari, H.; Bedard, R.L.; Bowes, C.; Coombs, N.; Dag, Ö .; Jiang, T.; Ozin, G.A.; Petrov, S.; Sokolov, I.; Verma, A.; Vovk, G.; Young, D.

6. “Does Microgravity Influence Self-Assembly? An Investgation of the synthesis and Crystal Growth of Nanoporous Tin(IV) Sulfides Under μG and 1G Conditions” Microgravity Science Canada, February 1997, 10-15. Ahari, H.; Bowes, C.; Coombs, N.; Dag, Ö .; Jiang, T.; Lough, A.; Ozin, G.A.; Petrov, S.; Sokolov, I.; Verma, A.; Vovk, G.; Young, D.

5. “New Form of Luminescent Silicon; Silicon-silica Composite Mesostructure” Chem. Vap. Deposition 1996, 1, 8-13. Chomski, E; Dag, Ö.; Kuperman, A.; Ozin, G. A.

4. “NANOSTRUCTURES: New Forms of Luminescent Silicon” Adv. Mater. 1995, 7, 72-78. Dag, Ö.; Kuperman, A.; Ozin, G.A. (Cover).

3. “A New Form of Luminescent Silicon: Synthesis of Silicon Nanoclusters in Zeolite Y” Stud. in Surf. Science and Catal. 1994, 1107-1114. Dag, Ö.; Kuperman, A.; Macdonald, P.M.; Ozin, G. A.

2. “Germanium Nanoclusters: Chemical Vapor Deposition of Digermane in Zeolite Y and Mordenite” Adv. Mater. 1994, 6, 147-150. Dag, Ö.; Kuperman, A.; Ozin, G. A.

1. “Electronic Structure and Spectra for Square Complexes Containing Sulfur-Donor Ligands: M(dto)22+ (M = Pt(II), Pd(II); dto = 3,6-Dithiaoctane), M(SCN)42- (M = Pt(II), Pd(II)), and M(Et- Xan)2 (M = Pt(II), Pd(II), Ni(II); Et-Xan- =C2H5OCS2- )”, Inorg. Chem. 1993, 32, 3909-3914. Isci, H.; Dag, Ö.; Mason, R. W.

Refereed proceedings

1. “Periodic Mesoporous Organosilicas (PMOs): Nanostructured Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials”, Mater. Res. Soc. Proc., 628, 2000, CC3.9.1-CC3.9.8. Asefa T.; Coombs N.; Dag, Ö.; Grondey, H.; MacLachlan, M. J.; Ozin, G.A.; Yoshina-Iskii, C.
2. “Electrochemical and chemical oxidation of K(C2H5OCS2), [Ni(C2H5OCS2)2] and [N(C2H5)4] [Ni(C2H5OCS2)3]”, NATO ASI Ser. (Cytotoxic, Mutagenic and Carcinogenic Potential of Heavy Metals Related to Human Environment), 1997, Ser. 2, 26, 579-590. Dag, Ö.; Onal, A.M.; Isci, H.
3. “Si1-xGex-Y Alloy Nanocluster Materials: Chemical Vapor Deposition of Si2H6/Ge2H6 Mixture in Zeolite Y”, Mater. Res. Soc. Proc., 358, 1995, 87-92. Dag, Ö.; Kuperman, A.; Ozin, G.A.

INVITED and PLEANARY LECTURES

1. “A New Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline System for the Synthesis of Mesostructured Materials”, 2003, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. “On behalf of Prof. Geoffrey A. Ozin’s 60th Birthday.
2. “Synthesis and Characterization of Nanostructured/Mesostructured Materials” Nanoscience Nanotechnology 2005 NanoTR-I Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.
3. “Designing Nanostructured/Mesostructured Materials Using Liquid Crystalline Mesophases” COST NanoChemistry workshop 2005, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey.
4. “Solid-Solution of Cd1-xZnxS Nanocrystals Using Metal Containing Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases” Nanoscience Nanotechnology 2006 NanoTR-II Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.
5. “Soft Chemistry for the Synthesis of Nano/Mesostructured Materials” Nanoscience Nanotechnology 2007 NanoTR-III Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.
6. “Liquid Crystalline Mesophases of Transition Metal Salts-Surfactant Systems and Mesostructured Materials” 6th International Mesostructured Materials Symposium-IMMS 2008, Namur, Belgium.
7. “Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases of Transition Metal Salts-Surfactant Systems and Mesostructured Materials” Ö. Dag, Workshop on Nanoelectronics and Nanophotonics, January 2009 ILGAZ, Turkey.
8. “Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases of Transition Metal Salts-Surfactant Systems and Mesostructured Materials” Ö. Dag, 23rd National Chemistry Conference, June 2009 Sivas, Turkey.
9. “Lyotropic Mesophases and Nanostructured Materials: Synthesis and Characterization” C. Karakaya, Y. Turker, C. Albayrak, Ö. Dağ, Nano TR VI, 14-18 June 2010, Izmir
10. “Kendi Kendine Organize Olan Mezoyapılı ve Nanoyapılı Malzemeler” Ö. Dağ, 24. National Chemistry Conguress 29 June- 02 July 2010, Zonguldak.
11. “Origin of Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophase in the Metal Nitrate Salt-Surfactant Systems and Designing Mesostructured Materials” Ö. Dağ, December 01, 2010, University of Toronto, Toronto/Canada.
12. “Soft Confinement Effects for Designing Nanostructured Materials” Ö. Dağ, June 07, 2012, Waseda University, Tokyo/Japan.
13. “Soft Confinement Effects for Designing Mesostructured Materials” Ö. Dağ, June 04, 2012, NIMS, Tsukuba/Japan.
14. “Molten Salt-Assisted Self Assembly: A New Approach for the Synthesis of Mesoporous Thin Films” Ö. Dağ, December, 2012, Orlando, USA.

CONGRESS, CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS (ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS)

1. “Mesoscopic Structures” Ö. Dag and G. A. Ozin, XIII th National Chemistry Conference, Samsun, Turkey, August 1999.
2. “Periodic mesoporous silica (PMOs) with functional organic groups insie the channel walls” T. Asefa, N. Coombs, Ö. Dag, C. Y. Ishii, M. J. MacLachlan, G. A. Ozin ACS meeting, 2000 USA.
3. “Periodic mesoprous organosilica: Nanostructured Organic-Inorganic Hbrid Materials” T. Asefa, N. Coombs, Ö. Dag, H. Grondey, M. J. MacLachlan, G. A. Ozin, C. Y. Ishii Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 2000, USA.
4. “Electrochemical and Electroless Deposition of Gold on Oxidized silicon Surfaces” S. Suzer, Ö. Dag, 3rdMediterranean Basin Conference on Analytical Chemistry, 4-9 June, 2000, Antalya, Turkey.
5. “A New Liquid Crsytalline System for the Synthesis of Mesostructured Materials” Ö. Dag, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology workshop, November 13, 2001, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.
6. “Mesoporous Materials Through Liquid Crystalline Templating Using CnEOm and EOxPOyEOx Surfactamnts” National Spectroscopy Conference 2005, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.
7. “Nanostructured/Mesostructured Materials Using Metal Ion Containing Liquid Crystalline Mesophases” 3rdInternational Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2005), Singapure.
8. “Synthesis of Cd1-xZnxS Nanocrystals Using Metal Containing Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases” 5thInternational Mesostructured Materials Symposium, 2006, Shanghai, China.
9. “Synthesis of Cd1-xZnxS Nanocrystals Using Metal Containing Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases”, Ö. Dag, ACS Conference, August 2007, Boston, USA.
10. “Cationic-Pluronic Interaction in Aqueous Media and Morphological Control of Mesoporous Silica Materials” A. S. Poyraz and Ö. Dag, 6th International Mesostructured Materials Symposium 8-11 September 2008, Namur, Belgium.
11. “Pluronik (P85): [Cd(H2O)4](NO3)2 Sıvı Kristal Kalıplama Metodu Kullanılarak Mezoyapılı CdS, Cd1-xZnxS ve Cd1-xCoxS Sentezlemesi” Yurdanur Türker and Ö. DağNational Spectroscopy Conference 2008, IYTU, Izmir.
12. “Synthesis of Mesostructured Cd1-xMxS (M = Zn(II), Co(II) or Mn(II)) Thin Films Using Transition Metal Salts: Pluronic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases” Yurdanur Türker and Ö. Dağ Nano TRIV 2008, ITU, Istanbul.
13. “The Effect of Various Transition Metal Salts to the Synthesis of Mesostructured Titania”, Halil İ. Okur and Ömer Dağ Nano TRIV 2008, ITU, Istanbul.
14. “Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases of Mixed surfactant: Transition Metal aqua Complex Salts”, C. Albayrak, A. M. soylu, Ö. Dağ ELCS 2009, May 2009, France.Cemal Albayrak, Fransa
15. “Synthesis of Mesostructured Cd1-xMxS (M = Zn(II), Co(II) or Mn(II)) Thin Films : Syntheses and Characterization” Y. Türker , H. İ. Okur, Ö. Dağ Nano TRV, June 2009, Eskisehir.
16. “Synthesis of Mesostructured Cd1-xMxS (M = Zn(II), Co(II), or Mn(II)) Thin Films: Synthesis and Characterization” Y. Türker and Ömer Dag,3rd International Symposium Advanced Micro and Mesoporous Materials, September 2009, Albena, Bulgaria.
17. “Synthesis of Stable Mesostructured CdS-TiO2 and CdSe-TiO2 Coupled Semiconductor Thin Films” Y. Türker, H. I. Okur and Ö. Dağ 13th European Conference on Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis, October 2009, Antalya.
18. “Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases of Mixed Surfactants: Transition Metal Aqua Complex Salts” C. Albayrak, A. M. Soylu, Ö. Dag 13th European Conference on Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis, October 2009, Antalya.
19. “A New Approach to Synthesis of Mesostructured Metal Oxide Thin Films”, C. Karakaya, Y. Türker, C. Albayrak, and Ö. Dag, IZC-IMMS Symposium, July 2010, Sorrento, Italy.
20. “Synthesis of Stable Mesostructured CdSe-TiO2 Thin Films,” Y. Türker, H. I. Okur and Ö. Dag, IZC-IMMS Symposium, July 2010, Sorrento, Italy.
21. Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases of Lithium Salts-Nonionic Surfactants,” G. Barım, C. Albayrak, and Ö. Dağ, NanoTR8, June 2012, Ankara, Turkey
22. “Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases of Lithium Salts-Nonionic Surfactant0s,” G. Barım, C. Albayrak, and Ö. Dağ, 14th International Conference on Organized Molecular Films, July 2012, Paris, France.
23. “Mesoporous Thin Films using Molten Salt Assisted Self Assembly,” C. Karakaya, Y. Türker, C. Albayrak and Ö. Dag, XXI International Materials Conference, August 2012, Cancun, Mecxico.
24. “MOLTEN SALT ASSISTED SELF-ASSEMBLY: Modification of Mesoporous Silica and Titania Thin Films with Metal Oxides,” C. Albayrak, C. Karakaya, Y. Türker, G. Barım, and Ö. Dag, 3rd International Conference on Multifunctional and Hybrid Nanomaterials, March 2013, Sorrento, Italy.
25. “Ionic Conductivity through Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases of Lithium Salt-Nonionic Surfactants,” G. Barım, C. Albayrak and Ö. Dag, Internationally Participated Electrochemistry Workshop, June 2013, Mugla Turkey.
26. “Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophase of [Zn(H2O)6](NO3)2-C12EO10 and Its Electrochemical Conversion into Porous Thin Films,” E. Tunkara, C. Albayrak, G. Barım, and Ö. Dag, Internationally Participated Electrochemistry Workshop, June 2013, Mugla Turkey.

CURRENT RESEARCH INTEREST(S)

1. Synthesis and Characterisation of Mesoporous/Nanostructured Materials.
2. Surface Modification of Porous Materials.
3. Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases. Ionic Membranes
4. Synthesis and Characterization of Nanomaterials