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Emrah Ozensoy, Ph.D.


Scientific Background:


May 2015-

Bilkent University, Department of Chemistry, Associate Professor of Chemistry

June 2006 - May 2015

Bilkent University, Department of Chemistry, Assistant Professor of Chemistry

June 2004 - May 2006
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,

1999 - June 2004
Texas A&M University, Ph.D. in Chemistry,
Thesis: Polarization Modulation Infrared Reflection Absorption Spectroscopy for Heterogeneous Catalytic Applications at Elevated Pressures.
Advisor: Dr. D. Wayne Goodman

1995 - 1999
Bilkent University, Bachelor of Science (Summa cum laude),
Department of Chemistry, Ankara, Turkey

1992 - 1995
T.E.D. Ankara Koleji Vakfi Ozel Lisesi (High School),
Ankara, Turkey


Grants & Awards:

Science Academy Young Scientist (BAGEP) Award (2016)

TUBITAK Research Incentive Award, The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK Teşvik Ödülü) (2014)

Distinguished Teacher Award, Bilkent University (2014)

SASAD Defense & Aerospace Industry Manufacturers Association, 2014 Defense Industry Special Prize (2014)

FABED Eser Tumen Scientific Achievement Price, Fevzi Akkaya Science Fund (2013)

Parlar Foundation Research Prize, M.E.T.U. Prof. M. Parlar Foundation (2012)

Outstanding Young Scientist Prize, Turkish Academy of Sciences, "TUBA-GEBIP" (2010).

TUBITAK "CAREER Program" Grant, The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (2006).

AVS - Morton M. Traum Award, American Vacuum Society (2004).

Celanese Chemicals - Outstanding Graduate Student Award (2004).

Chair's Award, Gordon Research Conference on Catalysis (2004).

AVS - Graduate Research Award, American Vacuum Society (2003).

Richard J. Kokes Award, North American Catalysis Society (2003).

Sharon Dabney Memorial Award, Texas A&M University (2003).

Texas Surface Science Round-Up Best Oral Presentation Award(2003).

Industry-University Cooperative Chemistry Program (IUCCP), Oral Presentation Award, Texas A&M University (2003).

224th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting, Poster Presentation Award (2002).

TUBITAK Scientific Travel Grant, The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (1999).

Bilkent University Undergraduate Educational Felowship, Bilkent University (1995-999).

Tubitak Undergraduate Scholarship for the Education of Young Scientists, The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (1995-997).

Services for Scientific Journals:

Topics in Catalysis (Member of the Scientific Advisory Board since 2013)

Catalysis Letters (Member of the Scientific Advisory Board since 2013)

Conference Presentations:

A complete list of conference presentations can be found in the complete CV of Emrah Ozensoy (link)

Peer Reviewing For Scientific Journals:

2003-present Journal of the American Chemical Society
2003-present Journal of Physical Chemistry B
2003-present Catalysis Letters
2004-present Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena
2005-present ChemPhysChem
2005-present Langmuir
2005-present Applied Catalysis B: Environmental
2007-present Journal of Materials Chemistry
2007-present Journal of Physical Chemistry C
2007-present European Journal of Physical Chemistry B
2007-present Physical Chemstry Chemical Physics
2007-present Journal of Catalysis
2008-present Industry and Engineering Chemistry Research
2010-present Applied Surface Science
2010-present Catalysis Today
2010-present Surface and Interface Analysis

Organised Scientific Conferences :

2012 4th National Catalysis Conference (NCC-4), Kocaeli, Turkey (Chair)

SCAN 2010 Workshop and School "Synthesis, Characterization and Applications of Nanomaterials, Ankara, Turkey (Co-Chair)

2010 European Federation of Catalysis Societies (EFCATS) 6th Summer School (Secretary), Izmir, Turkey

2009 ECASIA IX, European Conference on Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis, Antalya, Turkey (Scientific Committee Member)

2008 2nd National Catalysis Conference (NCC-2), Palandoken, Erzurum, Turkey (Co-Chair)

2007 1st National Catalysis Conference (NCC-1), Guzelyurt, Cyprus (Organization Committee Member)


2006-present Turkish Catalysis Society (TCS) (Founding Member and Secretary)
Turkish Catalysis Society (TCS) 2nd National Meeting:
1999-present American Chemical Society (ACS)
2003-present American Vacuum Society (AVS)
2003-present North American Catalysis Society (NACS)

Extracurricular Activities:

2006-2007 Hidromobil 2007 Hydrogen Fueled Car Technology Competition
Academic Consultant and project supervisor for the Hidromobilkent undergraduate project team to construct a hydrogen-fueled vehicle for the Hidromobil 2007 competition organized by the Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)

(Click for pictures--HidromoBilkent-Hydrogen Car)

Industrial Experience:

DYO Paint and Dye Manufacturing Inc.,
Quality Control Labs., Izmir, Turkey (1998).