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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Şölen KINAYYİĞİT
Institute of Nanotechnology

Şölen KINAYYİĞİT
Phone
+90 (262) 605 1731
Email
solenk@gtu.edu.tr
Web page
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Solen_Kinayyigit
Office
Block R, 220
Areas of interest
Nanocatalysis, Energy Applications (FCs, Fischer-Tropsch..), Green Synthesis, Food Packaging Apps, Metal Nanoparticle & Nanocomposite Development, Electrochemical&Photophysical Processes, chemosensing
Detailed CV
Solen Kinayyigit_resume.pdf

BOOK PUBLICATIONS:

• Kinayyigit, S., “Role of Phenols and Phenol Derivatives in the Synthesis of Nanoparticles” in Reducing Agents in Colloidal Nanoparticle Synthesis, (Ed. S. Mourdikoudis), Royal Society of Chemistry, 2021, ISSN:978-1-83916-165-0.

• Kinayyigit, S.; Philippot, K., “Organometallic Approach for the Synthesis of Noble Metal Nanoparticles: Towards Application in Colloidal and Supported Nanocatalysis” in Nanocatalysts: Advances and Applications in Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis, Tao, F. (Ed.), Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014 (Chapter 4; pp.47-82).

• Kinayyigit, S. “Platinum(II) Polypyridyl Chromophores: Electrochemistry, Photophysics and Vapochromic Sensing Applications”, VDM Publishing, ISBN 978-3-639-23597-5: 2010.


PAPERS:

• Rasouli, H.; Hosseini, M. G., Sefidi, P. Y.; Kinayyigit, S. "Superior overall water splitting performance in polypyrrole photoelectrode by coupling NrGO and modifying electropolymerization substrate", J. Appl. Polymer Sci., 2021, 138(21), 50507.

• Hosseini, M. G., Sefidi, P. Y.; Kinayyigit, S. "Modification of polyaniline-WO3 as a noble metal-free photoelectrocatalyst with (6,6)-phenyl-C61-butyric acid methyl ester for solar photoelectrochemical water splitting", Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, 2021, 121, 105440.

• Hosseini, M. G., Sefidi, P. Y.; Aydin, Z.; Kinayyigit, S. "Toward enhancing the photoelectrochemical water splitting efficiency of organic acid doped polyaniline-WO3 photoanode by photo-assisted electrochemically reduced graphene oxide", Electrochimica Acta, 2020, 333, 135475.

• Hosseini, M. G., Sefidi, P. Y.; Mert, A.M.; Kinayyigit, S. "Investigation of solar-induced photoelectrochemical water splitting and photocatalytic dye removal activitiesof camphor sulfonic acid doped polyaniline-WO3-MWCNT ternary nanocomposite", J. Mater Sci. & Tech., 2020, 38, 7-18.

• Arici, E.; Kaplan, B.Y.; Mert, A. M.; Alkan Gursel, S.; Kinayyigit, S.,"An effective electrocatalyst based on platinum nanoparticles supported with graphene nanoplatelets and carbon black hybrid for PEM fuel cells", Int. J. Hyd. Energy, 44(27), 14175-14183, 2019.

• Dragu, A.; Kinayyigit, S.; García-Suárez, E.J.; Florea, M.; Stepan, E.; Velea, S.; Tanase, L.; Collière, V.; Philippot, K.; Granger, P.; Parvulescu, V.I., “Deoxygenation of oleic acid: Influence of the synthesis route of Pd/mesoporous carbon nanocatalysts onto their activity and selectivity”, Appl. Catalysis A: General, 504, 81-91, 2015.

• Kinayyigit, S.; Lara, P.; Lecante, P.; Philippot, K.; Chaudret, B., “Probing Electron Density on the Surface of Platinum Nanoparticles with 13CO by Solid-State NMR and IR Spectroscopies”, Nanoscale, 6(1), 529-546, 2014.

• Kinayyigit, S.; Chapman, A., P.; Philippot, K.; Chaudret, B., “Catalytic Efficiency of Platinum Nanoparticles on Hydrogenation Reactions”, in prep.

• Gutmann, T.; Kinayyigit, S.; Philippot, K.; Chaudret, B., “Investigation of Surface Species on Platinum Nanoparticles: an Advanced Solid-state NMR Study”, in prep.

• Özkara-Aydınoğlu, Ş.; Ataç, Ö.; Gül, Ö. F.; Kınayyiğit, Ş.; Şal, S.; Baranak, M.; Boz, İ.,
“α-olefin selectivity of Fe–Cu–K catalysts in Fischer–Tropsch synthesis: Effects of catalyst composition and process conditions” Original Research Article, J. Chem. Eng., 2012, vol. 181-182, 581-589.

• Glik, E.A.; Kinayyigit, S.; Ronayne, K.L.; Towire, M.; Sazanovich, I.V.; Weinstein, J.A.; Castellano, F.N., “Ultrafast Excited State Dynamics of Pt(II) Chromophores Bearing Multiple Infrared Absorbers”, Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 6974-6883.

• Shikhova, E.; Danilov, E. O.; Kinayyigit, S.; Pomestchenko, I. E.; Trebulov, A.; Ziessel, R.; Castellano, F. N. “Excited State Properties of Terpyridyl Complexes of Platinum(II)”, Inorg. Chem., 2007, 46, 3038-3048.

• Hua, F.; Kinayyigit, S.; Rachford, A. A.; Shikhova, E. A.; Goeb, S.; Cable, J.R.; Kirschbaum, K.; Pinkerton, A.A.; Castellano, F.N. “A Luminescent Charge Transfer Platinum(II) Metallacycles”, Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 8771-8783.

• Hua, F.; Kinayyigit, S.; Cable, J. R.; Castellano, F. N. ‘’Platinum (II) Diimine Diacetylides: Metallacyclization Enhances Photophysical Properties’’, Inorg. Chem. (Communications), 2006, 45 (11), 4304-4306. (Chosen Cover Article)

• Hua, F.; Kinayyigit, S.; Cable, J. R.; Castellano, F. N. ‘’Green Photoluminescence from Platinum(II) Complexes Bearing Silylacetylide Ligands’’, Inorg. Chem. (Communications), 2005, 44 (3), 471- 473.

• Danilov, E. O.; Pomestchenko, I. E.; Kinayyigit, S.; Gentili, P. L.; Hissler, M.; Ziessel, R.; Castellano, F. N. ‘’ Ultrafast Energy Migration in Platinum(II) Diimine Complexes Bearing Pyrenylacetylide Chromophores’’, J. Phys. Chem. A., 2005, 109 (11), 2465-2471.


PROCEEDINGS:

• Kınayyiğit, Ş.; “Ruthenium(II) Polypyridyl Complexes as Sensitizers for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells”, SolarFuture 2010 Proceedings, February 11-12, 2010, Istanbul, Turkey.


CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS:
• Kinayyigit, S.“Graphene Supported Naked Platinum Nanocatalysts Designed for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells" NanoTR12, Darıca, Kocaeli, 03-05 June 2016.

• Kinayyigit, S.; Philippot, K.; Chaudret, B. “Platinum Nanoparcaciklari: Sentez, Karakterizasyon ve Yuzey Kimyasi Calismalari”, IV Congress on Inorganic Chemistry, May 30-June 2, 2013, Turkey.

• Kinayyigit, S.; Lara, P.; Philippot, K.; Chaudret, B. “Platinum Nanoparticles: Organometallic Synthesis, Characterization and Surface Chemistry Studies”, XXV International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry, September 2-8, 2012, Lisbon, Portugal.

• Gül, Ö.; Kınayyiğit, Ş. “Fischer-Tropsch Prosesi ile Sıvı Yakıt Üretimi”, (Liquid Fuel Production by Fischer-Tropsch Process), Biyokütle ve Kömür Karışımlarından Sıvı Yakıt Üretimi Trijen Çalıştayı, June 28, 2010, TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Center Energy Institute, Kocaeli, Turkey.

• Akgün, F.; Durak, Y.; Gül, S.; Kınayyiğit, Ş.; Obut, S. “Biyokütle ve Kömür Karışımlarından Sıvı Yakıt Üretimi”, (Liquid Fuel Production from Biomass and Coal Blends), İleri Teknolojiler Çalıştayı ve Sergisi, April 30, 2010, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey.

• Shikhova E, Kinayyigit S, Danilov EO, Pomestchenko, I. E., Castellano, F.N. “Excited state Properties of Platinum(II) Terpyridyl Acetylides”, 231st National Meeting of the American-Chemical-Society, March 26-30th, 2006, Atlanta, GA, ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, VOL.231, MEETING ABSTRACT:170-INOR. Published: MAR 26 2006.

• Hua F., Kinayyigit, S., Cable, JR., Castellano, F.N., “Green photoluminescence from platinum(II) complexes bearing silylacetylide ligands”, 231st National Meeting of the American-Chemical-Society, MAR 26-30, 2006 Atlanta, GA, Source: ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY Volume: 231, Meeting Abstract: 171-INOR Published: MAR 26 2006.

• Hua F., Kinayyigit, S., Castellano, F.N, “Platinum(II) diimine bidentate diacetylides”,
Conference Information: 231st National Meeting of the American-Chemical-Society, MAR 26-30, 2006 Atlanta, GA, Source: ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY Volume: 231 Meeting Abstract: 173-INOR Published: MAR 26 2006.


THESES:

• Kinayyigit, S. Mononuclear Platinum(II) Chromophores: Electrochemistry, Photophysics, and Vapochromic Sensing Applications. Ph.D. Thesis, 2007.

• Kinayyigit, S. Design and Synthesis of a Novel Calixpyrrole-Based Anion Sensor, M.Sc. Thesis, 2002.

• Kinayyigit, S. Synthesis and Characterization of Fuctionalized Cyclodextrins, Undergraduate Research Thesis, 1999.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS AND ATTENDED CONFERENCES

• Kinayyigit, S.; Lara, P.; Philippot, K.; Chaudret, B. “Catalytic Activity and Surface Chemistry Studies on Platinum Nanoparticles”, 18th International Symposium on Homogeneous Catalysis, July 9-13, 2012, Toulouse, France.

• Atac, O.; Aydinoglu, S.; Kinayyigit, S.; Gul, O. F.; Sal, S.; Baranak, M.; Boz, I. “Iron-based Fischer-Tropsch Catalyst: Effect of Different Metal Loadings and Operating Conditions on Product Distribution”, 15th International Congress on Catalysis, July 1-6, 2012, Munich, Germany.

• Kinayyigit, S.; Lara, P.; Philippot, K.; Chaudret, B. “The Study of Surface Reactivity on Platinum Nanoparticles”, ERC Meeting, 2011, Tarragona, Spain.

• Kinayyigit, S.; Kozlov, D. V.; Castellano, F. N. “Electron and Energy Transfer in Platinum(II) Polyimine Complexes Bearing Aryl- and Ferrocenylacetylide Units.” ACS 233rd National Meeting, March 25-28, 2007, Chicago, IL.

• Kinayyigit, S.; Castellano, F. N. “Platinum(II) Alkoxyterpyridine Salts as Vapochromic Sensors: Synthesis, Photophysics, and Sensing Properties.” ACS 233rd National Meeting, March 25-28, 2007, Chicago, IL.

• Kinayyigit, S.; Castellano, F. N. “Platinum(II) Alkoxyterpyridine Salts as Vapochromic Sensors: Synthesis, Photophysics, and Sensing Properties.” , Gordon Research Conference, Inorganic Chemistry, July 13-18, 2007, Newport, RI.

• Kinayyigit, S.; Kozlov, D. V.; Castellano, F. N. “Electron and Energy Transfer in Platinum(II) Polyimine Complexes Bearing Aryl- and Ferrocenylacetylide Units.” Gordon Research Conference, Electron Donor Acceptor Interactions, August 13-18, 2006, Newport, RI.

• Shikhova, E. A; Kinayyigit, S.; Danilov, E.; Pomestchenko, I. E.; Castellano, F. N. “Excited State Properties of Platinum(II) Terpyridyl Acetylides.” Gordon Research Conference, Electron Donor Acceptor Interactions, August 13-18, 2006, Newport, RI.

• Shikhova, E. A; Kinayyigit, S.; Danilov, E.; Pomestchenko, I. E.; Castellano, F. N. “Excited State Properties of Platinum(II) Terpyridyl Acetylides.” 231st ACS National Meeting; March 26-30, 2006, Atlanta, GA.

• Hua, F.; Kinayyigit, S.; Cable, J. R.; Castellano, F. N. ‘’Platinum(II) Diimine Diacetylides: Metallacyclization Enhances Photophysical Properties.’’ 231st ACS National Meeting; March 26-30, 2006, Atlanta, GA.

• Hua, F.; Kinayyigit, S.; Cable, J. R.; Castellano, F. N. ‘’Green Photoluminescence from Platinum(II) Complexes Bearing Silylacetylide Ligands.’’ 4th Ohio Photochemical Society Meeting; 231st ACS National Meeting; March 26-30, 2006, Atlanta, GA.

• Kinayyigit, S. K.; Castellano, F. N. ‘’Synthesis and Application of Platinum(II) Salts as Vapochromic Sensors.’’ 4th Ohio Photochemical Society Meeting; May 20-22, 2005, Collage Corner, OH.

• Hua, F.; Kinayyigit, S.; Cable, J. R.; Castellano, F. N. ‘’Green Photoluminescence from Platinum(II) Complexes Bearing Silylacetylide Ligands.’’ 4th Ohio Photochemical Society Meeting; May 20-22, 2005, Collage Corner, OH.

• Hua, F.; Kinayyigit, S.; Castellano, F. N. ‘’High Energy Charge Transfer Photoluminescence from Platinum(II) Complexes Bearing Alkylacetylide Ligands.’’, Ohio Inorganic Meeting; November 12-13, 2004, Akron, OH.

• Pomestchenko, I. E.; Shikhova, E. A; Kinayyigit, S.; Danilov, E. O; Castellano, F. N. “The Nature of the Lowest Excited State in Platinum(II) Terpyridyl Acetylide Chromophores.” 3rd Ohio Photochemical Society Meeting; May 14-16, 2004, Bowling Green, OH.

• Pomestchenko, I. E.; Shikhova, E. A; Kinayyigit, S.; Castellano, F. N. “The Nature of the Lowest Excited State in Platinum(II) Terpyridyl Acetylide Chromophores.” Ohio Inorganic Meeting; November 12-13, 2004, Akron, OH.

• Kinayyigit, S.; Castellano, F. N. ‘’Ligand-Directed Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles into Multilayered Films that Display Metallic Behavior.’’ Bowling Green Advisory Board Meeting, 2003, Bowling Green, OH.

Zeynep AYDIN, PtCu Nanoparticles Supported with Graphene Derived Materials: Synthesis, Characterization and their Use as Electrocatalysts in PEM Fuel Cells (M.S, 27 Ocak 2021)

Ahmet Musap MERT, Development of Bimetallic Rhenium-Ruthenium Nanosystems Encapsulated in Porous Materials for Tertiary Amide Hydrogenation (M.S, 2019)

Ece ARICI, Synthesis, Characterization and Fuel Cell Electrode Fabrication of Platinum Nanocatalysts (M.S, Eş Danışman, Ocak 2018)

  • Third Cycle (Doctoral): Photochemical Sciences and Chemistry, Bowling Green State University, OH, ABD
  • Second Cycle (Master's): Chemistry, Middle East Technical University
  • First Cycle (Undergraduate): Chemistry, Middle East Technical University
    Biochemistry Optional Program

    Kadıköy Anatolian High School Alumni
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES

- R&D Engineering- TÜSSİDE, 2009
- Fischer-Tropsch Catalysis: Fundamentals and Practice (1.50 CEUs/15.00 PDHs), ASME & AlChE, 2009, ABD).
- Biochemistry Optional Program Certificate, Middle East technical University, 1999.


LANGUAGE CERTIFICATES

Franch- Alliance Francaise, Toulouse, FRANCE (2011-2013 C2)
German- Vienna Technical University German Summer School, Vienna, AUSTRIA (2000)
English- Brighton University English Summer School, Brighton, UK (1989)


TRAININGS & WORKSHOPS

- Project Management (TÜSSİDE, 19-22 Oct 2010, Kocaeli, Turkey).
- “Catalysis & Surface Science for Renewables & Energy”, 6th EFCATS Summer School, 13-19 Sept 2010, İzmir)
- Meeting, Listening and Talking to the Client, TÜSSIDE, 5 Jun 2009, Kocaeli, Turkey.
- Beautiful and Effective Talking, TÜSSİDE, 1-2 Jun 2009, Kocaeli, Turkey.


RESEARCH PROJECTS
2551-Katip Çelebi-Newton Fund

2232-TÜBİTAK Fellowship & Grant
“Development of Fuel Cell Electrodes with Carbon Black and Graphene Supported Platinum Nanoparticles” (2014-2016)

FP7 European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Project- NANOSONWINGS
“A New Vision on Nanocatalysts” -Development of catalysts based on metal nanoparticles

TARAL-1007 Projesi- TRİJEN
“Liquid Fuel Production from Coal and Biomass Blends” -Development and production of Fischer-Tropsch Catalysts and their use for diesel fuel production


SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

- 2232 Return of Experienced Researchers to the Country Fellowship
- Springer Best Poster Award: 18th International Symposium on Homogeneous Catalysis, France, 2012.
- Katzner and University Bookstore Fund Award (Excellency in Research for Graduate Students, 2007)
- Bowling Green State University PhD Program Full Scholarship (2001-2007)
- Bowling Green State University Academic Travel Fund (2006, 2007)
- Amerikan Chemical Society (ACS), Journal of Inorganic Chemistry Journal Cover, 2006.
- Bowling Green State University “Outstanding Teaching Assistant” Award, 2002
- Chemistry Department Senator in Graduate Students Senate, 2001
- 1st in Biology, Kadıköy Anatolian High School Foundation Award

 Nonacademic Awards::
- Bowling Green Table Tennis Championship (2005, 1st place)
- Ohio State Region 7 Recreational Championship (2005, 4th place)


REFEREESHIPS

Journal of Nanoparticle Research
Research on Chemical Intermediates
Turkish Journal of Chemistry


PROFESYONEL MEMBERSHIPS

American Chemical Society