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Dr. Yusuf KÜÇÜKAĞA
Çevre Mühendisliği

Yusuf KÜÇÜKAĞA
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ykucukaga@gtu.edu.tr
Web sayfası
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Yusuf_Kuecuekaga
Ofis
Çevre, ZL11
Çalışma alanları
Hibrit Termokimyasal-Biyolojik Biyorafineri, Piroliz Ürünlerinin Biyo-kullanımı, Piroliz, Anaerobik Biyoteknoloji, Uçucu Yağ Asitleri, Biyoplastikler (PHA), Katı Atık Biyoreaktörleri
Detaylı özgeçmiş
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Thesis:

[2016] Yusuf Küçükağa. “Effect of Geotextile Layer on Leachate Quality in Recirculated Landfill Bioreactor” Gebze Technical University, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Department of Environmental Engineering, Master of Science Thesis, Gebze-TURKEY.

[2023] Yusuf Küçükağa. “A Novel Hybrid Thermochemical-Biological Refinery Integrated with Power-to-X Approach for Obtaining Biopolymers”, Double Degree Doctorate (Co-tutelle):

- Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, Dipartimento di Chimica "G. Ciamician", Bologna-ITALIA.

- Gebze Technical University, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Department of Environmental Engineering, Gebze-TURKEY.

Papers published in peer-reviewed journals :

[2017] Cevat Yaman*, Yusuf Küçükağa, "Effect of a geotextile filter on leachate quality in a recirculated landfill bioreactor" Desalination and Water Treatment, 80(2017), 61-73. DOI: 10.5004/dwt.2017.20906

[2018] Nafiz E. Korkut*, Cevat Yaman, Yusuf Küçükağa, Megan K. Jaunich, İbrahim Demir, “Greenhouse gas contribution of municipal solid waste collection – A case study in the city of Istanbul, Turkey” Waste Management and Research, 36(2), 131-139. DOI: 10.1177/0734242X17744656

[2019] Cevat Yaman*, Yusuf Küçükağa, Burcu Pala, Gülşah Delice, Nafiz Eyüp Korkut, Abdurrahman Akyol, Serdar Kara. “Enhancement of landfill gas production and waste stabilisation by using geotextile filter in a bioreactor landfill”, International Journal of Global Warming, 17(1), 1-22. DOI: 10.1504/IJGW.2019.096757

[2021] Cevat Yaman*, Suriya Rehman*, Tanveer Ahmad, Yusuf Kucukaga, Burcu Pala, Noor AlRushaid, Syed Riyaz Ul Hassan, Ayse Burcu Yaman. “Community Structure of Bacteria and Archaea Associated with Geotextile Filters in Anaerobic Bioreactor Landfills”, Processes, 9(8), 1377. DOI: 10.3390/pr9081377

[2022] Yusuf Küçükağa, Andrea Facchin, Cristian Torri, Serdar Kara. “An Original Arduino-Controlled Anaerobic Bioreactor Packed with Biochar as a Porous Filter Media”, MethodsX 101615. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mex.2021.101615

[2022] Cristian Torri, Lorenzo Favaro, Andrea Facchin, Yusuf Küçükağa, Alessandro Girolamo Rombolà, Daniele Fabbri. "Could Pyrolysis Substitute Hydrolysis in 2nd Generation Biomass Valorization Strategies? A Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) Approach", Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 163, 105467. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaap.2022.105467

[2022] Küçükağa, Y., Facchin, A., Kara S., Yılmaz Nayır T., Scicchitano D., Rampelli S., Candela M., Torri, C. Conversion of Pyrolysis Products into Volatile Fatty Acids with a Biochar-Packed Anaerobic Bioreactor. ACS Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 61(45), 16624-16634. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.2c02810 

[2023] Nayır, T.Y., Çiftci, H.N., Konuk, S., Küçük, B., Küçükağa, Y., Kara, S. Single-stage biopolymer production with yeast industry wastewater: effect of SRT and OLR on biopolymer production yield. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, (2023): 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-023-04220-x .

[2023] Küçükağa, Y., Facchin, A., Stefanelli, V., Costantini, F., Kara, S., Torri, C. Innovative char-sparger for improving volatile fatty acids (VFA) production in homoacetogenic fermentation of H2/CO2 with microbial mixed cultures (MMC). Chemical Engineering Journal, (2023): 471, 144165. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2023.144165 . 

[2023] Facchin, A., Küçükağa, Y., D. Fabbri, Torri, C.* “Analytical evaluation of the coupling of hydrothermal carbonization and pyrolysis (HTC-Py) for the obtainment of bioavailable products” Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaap.2023.106185 

[2023] Development of a Novel Biochar-made Porous Monolith for Enhanced C1 and H2 Fermentation. MethodsX. Authors: Küçükağa, Y.*, Facchin, A., Alfonsi, A., Costantini, F., Kara, S., Torri, C. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mex.2023.102296

Conference Proceedings :

[2016] Yusuf Küçükağa, Cevat Yaman, Gülşah Delice, Burcu Pala. “Operational Start-Up of Lab-Scale Anaerobic Landfill Bioreactor” 2nd International Conference on Engineering and Natural Science (ICENS), pg. 834, Sarajevo-BOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA, 24-28 May (POSTER).

[2017] Yusuf Küçükağa, Cevat Yaman, Burcu Pala, Gülşah Delice. "Usi Geotextile Filter as Biofilm Media in Anaerobic Landfill Bioreactor" 5th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management (ATHENS2017), Athens-GREECE, 21-24.

[2018] Cevat Yaman, Yusuf Küçükağa, Gülşah Delice, Burcu Pala. “Improving Leachate Quality and Landfill Gas Production in Pilot Scale Landfill Bioreactors Containing Sewage Sludge and Geotextile Biofilters” Water Environment Federation Conference (WEFTEC2018), New Orleans-LA, 29 September - 3 October.

[2020] Cevat Yaman, Yusuf Kucukaga. “Performance of NiO/YSZ anode-supported solid oxide fuel cell fueled with landfill gas stream” 2020 International Conference on Sustainable Futures: Environmental, Technological, Social and Economic Matters (ICSF), vol. 166, Kryvyi Rih-UKRAINE, 20-22 May. DOI: 10.1051/e3sconf/202016604007

[2021] Yusuf Küçükağa, Andrea Facchin, Serdar Kara, Daniele Fabbri, Cristian Torri “Revalorization of Biomass Through a Hybrid Thermochemical-Biological Biorefinery Concept: Pyrolysis Liquid and Syngas as Feedstock for Building Block Chemicals Fermentation” 3rd International Conference for Bioresource Technology for Bioenergy, Bioproducts and Environmental Sustainability, Online – Live and On-demand, 17–19 May.

[2021] Andrea Facchin, Yusuf Küçükağa, Cristian Torri, Serdar Kara, Daniele Fabbri. “Thermochemical-Biological Systems: Pyrolysis Products as a source of green chemicals” 5th European Chemical Society Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry (5th EuGSC), Virtual Conference, 26-29 September.

[2022] Andrea Facchin, Adriano Parodi, Yusuf Küçükağa, Cristian Torri, Daniele Fabbri. “Fermentable sugars obtainment through pyrolysis and hydrolysis of water-soluble pyrolysis products over solid acid catalyst” 23rd edition of the International Conference on Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis (PYRO 2022), Ghent-BELGIUM, 15-20 May.

[2022] Yusuf Küçükağa, Andrea Facchin, Cristian Torri, Serdar Kara. “Microbial Funneling of Pyrolysis Product for the Production of Green Chemicals: Preliminary Investigations with Microbial Mixed Cultures” 19th edition of the International Conference on Renewable Resources Biorefineries (RRB 2022), Bruge-BELGIUM, 1-3 June.

[2022] Andrea Facchin, Yusuf Küçükağa, Aaron Alfonsi, Cristian Torri, Serdar Kara. “Improvement of power to PHA pathway: Mixed culture fermentation of hydrogen within biochar based materials” 19th edition of the International Conference on Renewable Resources Biorefineries (RRB 2022), Bruge-BELGIUM, 1-3 June.

[2022] Cristian Torri, Vittoria Stefanelli, Yusuf Küçükağa, Beatrice Galaverni, Agustino Seritti, Andrea Facchin. “Hyperthermophilic fermentation of Food Waste allows the reliable recovery of Volatile Fatty Acids (VFA) by means of stripping” 9th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management (CORFU 2022), Corfu-GREECE, 15-18 June.

[2022] Yusuf Küçükağa, Andrea Facchin, Cristian Torri, Serdar Kara. “Inorganic Gasses into Organic Acids for Polyhydroxyalkanoates Production: An Inteted Lab-Scale System for the Syngas Fermentation Coupled PHA Production” 9th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management (CORFU 2022), Corfu-GREECE, 15-18 June.

[2023] Andrea Facchin, Cristian Torri, Yusuf Kucukaga, Daniele Fabbri. “Pyrolysis’s Aqueous-Phase Liquid (APL) upgrade through Hydrothermal-Carbonization pre-treatment” Pyroliq II: Pyrolysis and Liquefaction of Biomass and Wastes, Vienna-AUSTRIA, 7-12 May.

[2023] Andrea Facchin, Cristian Torri, Yusuf Kucukaga, Daniele Fabbri. “From Biomass to Sugars, HTC-Pyrolysis Approach” EUBCE 2023 | 31st European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, Bologna-ITALY, 5-8 June.

  • Doktora: .
    Double Doctoral Degree (Co-tutelle):
    Italy - University of Bologna, Department of Chemistry "G. Ciamician"
    Italia - Università di Bologna, Dipartimento di Chimica "G. Ciamician"
    (2020 - 2023)

    Gebze Technical University, Department of Environmental Engineering
    Gebze Teknik Üniversitesi, Çevre Mühendisliği Bölümü
    (2016 - 2023)
  • Yüksek lisans: .
    Gebze Technical University, Department of Environmental Engineering
    Gebze Teknik Üniversitesi, Çevre Mühendisliği Bölümü
    (2014 - 2016)
  • Lisans: .
    Sweden - Umeå University, Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
    Sverige - Umeå universitet, Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap (EMG)
    (as an exchange student, 2011 - 2012)

    Sakarya University, Department of Environmental Engineering
    Sakarya Üniversitesi, Çevre Mühendisliği Bölümü
    (2009 - 2014)
Aktif Görev Alınan Projeler:

[2016-2018] “Evsel Atık ve Arıtma Çamurlarının Beraber Depolandığı Geri Devirli Biyoreaktörde Geotekstil Tabakasının Sızıntı Suyu Kalitesine Etkisi” 1001 Projesi, TÜBİTAK destekli, No: 115Y299, Bütçe: 413.400TL, Burslu Araştırmacı olarak.

[2015-2016] “Geri Devirli Atık Biyoreaktöründe Geotekstil Tabakasının Sızıntı Suyu Kalitesine Etkisi” Bilimsel Araştırma Projesi, Gebze Teknik Üniversitesi destekli, No: 2015A24, Bütçe: 31.088TL, Araştırmacı olarak.