Assoc. Prof. Dr.
Institute of Nanotechnology
- +90 (262) 605 1190
- Block P, 221
- Areas of interest
- Microneedles, Microfluidics, Drug delivery/Pharmaceutics, Micro/nano carriers, Tissue engineering, Nanobiotechnology, Biomaterials.
GTU-NANOdelight papers published:
1. Hursit Sefa Aydin, Omer Yunus Gumus and Israfil Kucuk. (2019) "Production of Artificial Human Auricle from Polyurethane by Using Three Dimensional (3D) Additive Manufacturing Technique Based Fused Deposition Modelling", Suleyman Demirel University's Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, 23 (2): 666-672; https://doi.org/10.19113/sdufenbed.540029.
2. Betul Mutlu, Muhammad Farhan and Israfil Kucuk. (2019) "T-Shaped Microfluidic Junction Processing of Porous Alginate-Based Films and Their Characteristics", Polymers, 11(9): 1386; https://doi.org/10.3390/polym11091386.
Supervised MEng Theses lists at Gebze Technical University (GTU).
1. HILAL KILIC, Fabrication of Hydrogel Mask using a Microfluidic Technique, 2020 (Co-supervision with Yeditepe University).
Supervised MEng Theses lists at Bursa Technical University (BTU).
1. BETUL MUTLU, Doku Muhendisligi Uygulamalari icin Mikroakiskan Sistemi Kullanarak Sodyum Aljinat Film Uretimi, 2019 (Principal Supervisor).
2. EREN YALCINDAG, Kuresel Grafitli Dokme Demir Malzemelerin Tahribatsiz Ultrasonik Muayene Yontemi ile Kuresellik Ozelliginin Incelenmesi, 2019 (Principal Supervisor).
3. AUSSAMA SINAN JASIM JAMIL AL HAMADANI,Investigation of the effects of tube geometry in the microfludic device used to generate nanospheres, 2018 (Co-supervision with Gaziantep University).
4. TAHA YASİN EKEN, İkiz merdane sürekli döküm tekniği ile üretilen hadde alüminyum alaşımlarının korozyon davranışı ve yüzey özelliklerinin incelenmesi, 2018 (Principal Supervisor).
5. ÜMİT BAYRAM,Fiber bragg ızgara sensör üretiminde farklı parametrelerin sensör tepkilerine ve karakteristiğine etkilerinin incelenmesi, 2017 (Principal Supervisor).
- Third Cycle (Doctoral): University College London (UCL, UK), Mechanical Engineering, 28 March 2016 (Fully funded by Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Btw December 2011 and February 2016). Thesis title: Microfluidic engineered polymer nano vehicles for drug delivery.
- Second Cycle (Master's): Marmara University, Programme of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (Eng), January 2010.
- First Cycle (Undergraduate): Yildiz Technical University, Faculty of Chemistry-Metallurgy, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, July 2004.
Current Projects Funded by TUBITAK:
2nd. Project number: 119M038, Grant: 45.000 YTL, July 2019 - ongoing. (Principal investigator)
1st. Project number: 118M219, Grant: 99.000 YTL, July 2018 - ongoing. (Principal investigator)
Current Projects Funded by Turkish Higher Education Counci (YOK):
1st. Project number: Mevlana Proje Tabanlı MEV-2018-865, Grant: 85.000 YTL, September 2018 - ongoing (Principal investigator).
Current Projects Funded by International Funding Institutes:
1st. L’Oréal-UNESCO National Young Women in Science in Turkey 2019, Grant: 75.000 YTL, September 2019 - ongoing. (Researcher in engineering section)
GTUNano-delight Group Members:
PI: Israfil Kucuk, PhD (Associate professor)
1. Ismail Bal (MSci) (2019 - ongoing)
2. Busra Koyunlu (MSci.) (2019 - ongoing)
3. Esin Yilmaz (MEng.) (2020 - ongoing)
4. Burcu Ceren Hallac (MEng.) (2020 - ongoing)
5. Başak Dalbayrak (MEng.) (2021 - ongoing)
6. Mujgan Gizem Abusoglu (MEng.) (2021 - ongoing)
1. Harun Ozturk (2019 - ongoing)
2. Mustafa Kaya (2019 - ongoing)
3. Wafaa Abdallah Suliman Abkar (2019 - ongoing) - funded by Turkish government scholarship (YTB)
4. Burak Erayhan (2019 - ongoing)
5. Melda Elmas (2020 - ongoing)
6. Melike Keskin (2020 - ongoing)
7. Duygu Kurtulus (2020 - ongoing)
8. Hasan Onay (2020 - ongoing)
9. Sumeyye Ozsahines (2020 - ongoing)
10. Dila Zorsahin (2020 - ongoing)
1. Isil Unal (MEng.) (2019 - 2020) - started a new PhD programme in Germany.
2. Busra Sinan (MEng.) (2020 - 2021) - working in Governmental Institution in Turkey.
1. MEng., Sivas Cumhuriyet University, 2019
2. MEng., Transfer viva, (Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Technology) Marmara University, 2019, 2020, 2021
3. MEng., Bogazici University, 2021
4. MSci., Gebze Technical University, 2021
5. PhD, External reviewer, (Faculty of Pharmacy) Bahauddin Zakariya University, 2021
MDPI referee (2015 - ongoing)
IOP referee (2016 - ongoing)
Dergipark referee (2016 - ongoing)
Other Professional Service:
1. External Reviewer, Promotion case to associate professor, University of Lahore (UoL), Pakistan, 2020