Asst. Prof. Dr. Özlem TUNÇ DEDE.

Department of Environmental Engineering
Giresun University, Turkey


  • Post-Doctoral Research (Post-Doc) 2011-2012

    Research Subject: “The Use of Water Quality Index Models for the Evaluation of Surface Water Quality”

    School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (USA)

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) 2002-2008

    Thesis: “Investigation of Ultrasonical and Microbial Removals of C.I. Reactive Orange 107 Textile Dyestuff in Single and in Serial Systems”

    Department of Chemical Engineering, Hacettepe University (Turkey) &Chemical Engineering and Plant Design, University of Applied Sciences Cologne (Germany)

  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) 2000-2002

    Thesis: “Removal of Antibiotic Wastes by Adsorption / Biosorption Methods”

    Department of Chemical Engineering, Hacettepe University (Turkey)

  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) 1996-2000

    Department of Chemical Engineering

    Hacettepe University (Turkey)

Professional Experience

Research Interest and Experience

  • Water quality analysis and assessment
  • Quality Management System (EN ISO 17025, accreditation, method validation, measurement uncertainty)
  • Adsorption/Biosorption techniques in batch and continuous systems
  • Treatment of textile wastewaters by fungal and ultrasonically methods
  • ICP-MS applications in water analysis
  • Atomic absorption spectroscopy applications
  • UV-Visible spectroscopy applications
  • Ion chromatography applications
  • Applications of HPLC and HPLC/MS in determination of textile dyes

Honors, Awards and Fellowships