Assoc. Prof. Dr. Emrah ERKURT

CURRICULUM VITAE

  • Mersin Üniversitesi Çevre Mühendisliği (Undergrad, 2002)
  • Mersin Üniversitesi Çevre Mühendisliği (Master, 2006)
  • Mersin Üniversitesi Çevre Mühendisliği (Phd, 2011)
  • Uluslararası Kıbrıs Üniversitesi Çevre Mühendisliği (Undergraduate, 2017)
  • Udeh, B.A., Ekurt, E.A. 'Compositional and structural changes in Phoenix canariensis and Opuntia ficusindica with pretreatment: effects on enzymatic hydrolysis and second generation ethanol production' Bioresource Technology, 224: 702–707, (2017).
  • Tighiri, H.O., Erkurt, E.A. 'Integrated microalgae cultivation, nutrient removal and product utilization bio-processes' Desalination and Water Treatment, 57: 22329-340, (2016).
  • Mazmanci, M.A., Unyayar, A., Erkurt, E.A., Arkçi, N.B., Bilen, E., Özyurt, M. 'Colour removal of textile dyes by culture extracts obtained from white rot fungi' African Journal of Microbiology Research, 3(10): 585-589, (2009).
  • Erkurt, E.A., Unyayar, A., Atacag Erkurt, H. Decolorization of Remazol Brillant Blue Royal and Drimaren Blue CL-BR by white rot fungi, New Biotechnology, 25:53-54, 2009.
  • Atacag Erkurt, H., Ozyurt, M, Erkurt, E.A., Biosorptive removal of Cibacron Blue CR by actively growing and ianctivated Aspergillus oryzae, New Biotechnology, 25:13-16, 2009.
  • Erkurt E.A., Unyayar A., Kumbur H. 'Decolorization of synthetic dyes by white rot fungi, involving laccase enzyme in the process' Process Biochemistry, 42: 1429'1435, (2007).
  • Unyayar, A., Demirbilek, M., Turkoglu, M., Celik, A., Mazmancı, M.A., Erkurt, E.A., S., Ünyayar, Cekic, O., Atacag, H., 'Evaluation of cytotoxic and mutagenic effects of Coriolus versicolor and Funalia trogii extracts on mammalian cells' Drug and Chemical Toxicology 1: 69'83, (2006).
  • Unyayar, A., Mazmanci, M.,A., Atacag, H, Erkurt, E.,A., Coral, G., A Drimaren Blue X3LR dye decolorızıng enzyme from Funalia trogii : one step isolation and identification', Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 36: 10-16, (2005).
  • Unyayar, A., Mazmanci M.,A., Erkurt, E.,A., Ataçag, H., Gizir, M., 'Decolorization kinetics of the azo dye Drimaren Blue X3LR by laccase' Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, 86(1): 99-107 (2005).
  • Tighiri H.O., Erkurt E.A. “Biotreatment of landfill leachate by microalgae-bacteria consortium in sequencing batch mode and product utilization” Bioresource Technology, 286: 1-10, (2019).
  • Akinola T.O., Erkurt, E.A. 'Bio-Ethanol Production from Cornstalk Containing Wastewater' Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering Technology, 2: 31-34 (2014) DOI:10.12974/2311-8741.2014.02.02.1
  • Tighiri H.O., Erkurt E.A., 'Effect of aeration flow rate on the growth of microalgae as a biofuel feedstock and wastewater treatment' International Congress and Expo on Biofuels&Bioenergy, p.: 95, Valencia, Spain, August 25-27, 2015.
  • Erkurt E.A., Mazmancı MA, Ataçağ Erkurt H. and Unyayar A. 'Decolorization of Drimarene Blue K2-RL By Funalia Trogii ATCC 200800 Culture Filtrate Immobilized in Alginate Beads' Environment: Survival and Sustainability, p.: 552, Near East University, Nicosia-Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, 19-24 February 2007.
  • A. Ünyayar, M. Demirbilek, M. Turkoglu,M.A. Mazmanci,E.A. Erkurt, S. Ünyayar,Ö. Cekıc, A. Celık,H. Atacag. "Cytotoxic Activities of Funalia trogii (Berk.) Bond. Et. Singer ATCC 200800 Bioactive Extract on HeLa Cells and Fibroblast Cells", 3rd International Medicinal Mushroom Conference, International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, 7(3):478-479, Port Townsend, Washington,USA, 12-17 October 2005.
  • Unyayar A., Mazmancı MA., Erkurt EA. and Ataçağ Erkurt H., 'Reactive Dye Decolorization by Some White Rot Fungi Under Static Conditions' European Ecological Congress, Kuşadası/İzmir,Turkey, 8-13 November 2005.
  • A. Ünyayar, M.A. Mazmancı, E.A. Erkurt, H. Atacag. 'Decolorization of the Azo Dye Drimaren Blue X3LR by the Crude Fitrate of Funalia trogii', 7th. International Diffuse Pollution Conference, Prodicing book p.: 14: 88-92, Dublin, Ireland, 17-22 August 2003.
  • F. Taner, M. Eryılmaz, E. A. Erkurt. 'Biomass Potontial in The Black Sea, Marmara Sea, Aegen Sea as Biogas Source' 18th World Energy Council. Prodicing Book p:1-9, B. Aires, Argentina, 13-19 October 2001.
  • Tighiri H.O., Erkurt E.A., 'Computational Fluid Dynamics and its Applications in Microalgae Bioreactor Technology: A Review' International Conference on Innovations in Natural Science and Engineering (ICINSE 2018), 3-6 Jan. 2018, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
  • Tighiri H.O., Erkurt E.A., 'The role of microalgae biotechnology in clean energy advancement', 16th International Conference on Clean Energy (ICCE-2018), 9-11 May 2018, Famagusta, N. Cyprus.
  • Tighiri H.O., Erkurt E.A., 'Method optimization of microalgae-bacteria consortia in microbiology nutrient broth media', 3rd Green and Sustainable Chemistry Conference, 13 - 16 May 2018, Berlin, Germany.
  • Erkurt, E.A., Atacag Erkurt, H. And Unyayar, A., 'Decolorization of Azo Dyes by White Rot Fungi', Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, ed. Atacag Erkurt, H., Vol. 9, 157-167, Springer-Verlag, New York, 2010.
  • Erkurt E.A, Kımbur H., 'Doğu Akdeniz Bölgesinde Yetiştirilen Mısır ve Buğday Atıklarından Biyoetanol Üretim Verimi Üzerine Ön İşlem Etkisinin Araştırılması Bölüm I' 11. Ulusal Kimya Mühendisliği Kongresi, 86, Eskişehir, 2014
  • Erkurt E.A, Kımbur H., 'Doğu Akdeniz Bölgesinde Yetiştirilen Mısır ve Buğday Atıklarından Biyoetanol Üretim Verimi Üzerine Ön İşlem Etkisinin Araştırılması Bölüm II' 11. Ulusal Kimya Mühendisliği Kongresi, 86, Eskişehir, 2014
  • Ataçağ, E.H., Erkurt, E.A., Paşaoğulları A.N., Kıdak R, Akanser, A., Doğan, Ş., 'Dikmen çöp sızıntı suyunun karakterizasyonu ve fenton yöntemiyle arıtılması' UKAY 2011. Uluslararası Kıbrıs Üni.-KAKAD, 97-102, Lefkoşa/KKTC, 2011.
  • Kumbur H., Erkurt E.A., Yıldırım, V., Tekinşen E., 'Tekstil boyar maddelerinin fenton oksidasyonu ve ultrasonik işlemlerle renk giderimlerinin araştırılması, İTÜ XII. Endüstriyel Kirlenme Kontrolü Sempozyumu, 483-490, İstanbul, 2010.
  • Erkurt, E.A., Unyayar, A., Kumbur, H. 'Remazol Brillant Royal ve Drimaren Blue CL-BR'nin beyaz çürükçül funguslar tarafından renk giderimlerinin araştırılması', İTÜ XI. Endüstriyel Kirlenme Kontrolü Sempozyumu, 373-381, İstanbul, 2008.
  • Kumbur H., Erkurt E.A. Akdeniz, H., Kamalak, D., 'Mersin çöp deponi alanı sızıntı sularında fenton oksidasyon tekniği ile KOİ gideriminin araştırılması', Çevre Sorunları Sempozyumu, 54, Kocaeli, 2008.
  • Dizge, M.G., Dizge, N., Erkurt, E.A., 'Beyaz çürükçül fungusların atıksu arıtımında kullanımı' 7. Ulusal Çevre Mühendisliği Kongresi, 731-736, İzmir, 2007.
  • Erkurt, H.A., Özyurt, M., Özer, A., Erkurt, E.A. 'Aktif ve inaktif Aspergillus oryzae boyar madde adsorpsiyon kapasitesinin literatürde yer alan biyosorbentlerle karşılaştırılması' Ulusal Çevre Sempozyumu, 179, Mersin, 2007.
  • Kumbur, H., Erkurt, E.A., Gülçiçek, O. 'Mersin Üniversitesi Çiftikköy, Yenişehir ve Tece kampus sularının mikrobiyolojik yönden incelenmesi' Ulusal Çevre Sempozyumu, 195, 2007.
  • Ayten, N., Ay, T., Ünyayar, A., Erkurt E.A., Mazmancı, M.A. "Luffa cylindrica'ya tutuklanmış beyaz çürükçül fungus Funalia trogii ATCC 200800 ile Drimaren Blue K2RL boyar maddesinin renk giderimi" VI. Ulusal Çevre Mühendisliği Kongresi, 143-149, İstanbul, 2005.
  • Erkurt, H.A., Özyurt, M., Özer, A., Erkurt, E.A. 'Levafix Brown E2R ve Cibacron Red C2G'nin Aspergillus oryzae ile renk gideriminde ortam bileşenlerinin araştırılması' 14. Biyoteknoloji Kongresi, 520, Eskişehir, 2005.
  • Ünyayar, A., Erkurt, E.A., Mazmancı, M.A., Ataçağ, H., Aslan, Z., Özyazıcıoğlu, L. 'Beyaz çürükçül funguslar kullanılarak tekstil endüstrilerinde sıkça kullanılan bazı boyar maddelerin renk gideriminin araştırılması". 14. Biyoteknoloji Kongresi, 568, Eskişehir, 2005.
  • Erkurt, E.A., Ünyayar, A., Mazmancı, M.A., Ataçağ, H. 'Drimaren Blue X3LR'nin renk gideriminden sorumlu Funalia trogii enziminin araştırılması', XIII. Biyoteknoloji Kongresi, 226-231, Çanakkale, 2003.
  • Ataçağ H., Özyurt M., Taner F., Erkurt E. A.. 'Reaktif Black 5'in Aerobik-Anaerobik Koşullarda Biyolojik Parçalanması' XII. Biyoteknoloji Kongresi, 132-136, Ayvalık, Balıkesir, 2001.
  • Japheth, A.O., ERKURT, E.A. 'Zeytinyağı Fabrikası Atıksuyundan Biyo-Etanol Üretiminde Ön İşlem Etkisinin Araştırılması', 11. Ulusal Kimya Mühendisliği Kongresi, İzmir, 2016.
  • Mazmancı, M.A., Ünyayar, A., Erkurt, E.A., 'Drimaren Blue X3LR'nin tutuklanmış funguslar tarafından renk giderimi' V. Ulusal Çevre Mühendisliği Kongresi, 196-207, Ankara, 2003.
  • Afiya HAMISU, Enzymatic Decolorization of Remazol Brillant Blue Royal (RB19) Dye by White Rot Fungi, Cyprus International University, The Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, Department of Environmental Sciences, June 2014
  • Ajiwoju Olusegun JAPHETH, Pretreatment of Olive Oil Waste Water (OMWW) for the Production of Bioethanol, Cyprus International University, The Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, Department of Environmental Sciences, June 2014
  • Erese Ogberode TEDJERE, 'The Removal of Phenol by Crude Filtare of Coriolus versicolor', Cyprus International University, The Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, Department of Environmental Sciences, June 2014
  • Temidayo Olajumoke AKINOLA, 'Investigation of Pre-Treatment Methods on Bio-Ethanol Production from Cornstalk Containing Wastewater', Cyprus International University, The Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, Department of Environmental Sciences, June 2014
  • Fouad Ahmed Abbas, 'Reuse of waste paper recycling in household and office' Cyprus International University, The Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, Department of Environmental Sciences, January 2015.
  • Harrison Onome Tighiri, 'Biodiesel Production From Cultivated Microalgae In Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent', Cyprus International University, The Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, Department of Environmental Sciences, January 2015.
  • Samira Mahdi, 'Optimization Study of Fresh and Salt Water Grasses for Total Reducing Sugar Extraction' Cyprus International University, The Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, Department of Environmental Sciences, June 2016.
  • Jamilu M. Isah, 'Biogas Production from the Co-Digestion of Kitchen Waste and Cow Dung by Anaerobic Digestion', Cyprus International University, The Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, Department of Environmental Engineering, June 2016.
  • Sulaiman Isag Muktar, 'Anaerobic, anoxic and aerobic treatment of whey wastewater', Cyprus International University, The Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, Department of Environmental Sciences, June 2016.
  • Adnan Ahmad, Effect of different pretreatment methods on to corn residues for hexavalent chromium biosorption', Cyprus International University, The Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, Department of Environmental Engineering, June 2017.
  • Wareen Farzand Kamal, Protein enrichment in agro-industrial residues by Trametes versicolor using solid state fermentation', Cyprus International University, The Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, Department of Environmental Sciences, June 2017.
  • Sajjad Hussain Siddique, Textile dye removal by using enzyme extracted from Trametes versicolor, Cyprus International University, The Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, Department of Environmental Sciences, June 2017.
  • Benard Anayo UDEH, Compositional and Structural Changes in Phoenix canariensis and Opuntia ficus-indica with Pretreatment: Effects on Enzymatic Hydrolysis and Second Generation Ethanol Production', Cyprus International University, The Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, Department of Environmental Sciences, January 2017.
  • Harrison Onome Tighiri, “Sustainability Assessment of Landfill Leachate Treatment Using Microalae-Bactria Consortia and Products Utilization Bioprocesses” Uluslararası Kıbrıs Üniversitesi, Lisansüstü Eğitim, Öğretim ve Araştırma Enstitüsü, Çevre Bilimleri Anabilim Dalı, Haziran 2019.
  • 'Doğu Akdeniz Bölgesinde Yetiştirilen Mısır ve Buğday Atıklarından Biyoetanol Üretim Verimi Üzerine Ön İşlem Etkisinin Araştırılması', Mersin Üniversitesi Bilimsel Araştırma Projeleri, Projede Araştırcı, Proje Kodu: BAP-FBE ÇM(EAE)-2008 10DR, Proje Bitiş Tarihi: 2011.
  • Cyprus International University, Member of Academic Planning Committee, October 2015 - '
  • Cyprus International University, Coordinator to the Rectorate, February 2017 - July 2017
  • Cyprus International University, Vice Rector, August 2017 -