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PERSONAL DATA
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Name and Surname     :     Mehmet MUTLU

Date of Birth                :     August 2, 1957

Place of Birth               :     Ankara, TURKEY

Sex                                :     Male

Nationality                   :     Republic of Türkiye

Mailing Address          :     Biomedical Engineering Department, Engineering Faculty, TOBB ETU,University of Economics and Technology, Söğütözü Cad. No: 43, Söğütözü, Ankara, 06560 Türkiye

Telephone                    :     90 – 312 – 292 4268

Fax                                :     90 – 312 – 292 4091

E-mail                           :     m.mutlu@etu.edu.tr

Internet                         :     http://m.mutlu.etu.edu.tr  // http://pabmed.etu.edu.tr/mehmetmutlu

EDUCATION

B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, 1980

M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Hacettepe University, Ankara, 1983

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Hacettepe University, Ankara, 1988

CAREER

2013- , Professor in Biomedical Engineering Department, Engineering Faculty, TOBB University of Economics and Technology

2008-2009 Spring Semester, Marie-Curie Professor, University of Maribor, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, MTKD-CT-2005-029540 POLYSURF, Maribor, Slovenia

2007-2013, Professor in Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology Division, Institute for Graduate Studies in Pure and Applied Sciences, Hacettepe University

2001, Fulbright Scholar, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Biological Systems Engineering, USA

1998-2013, Professor in Bioengineering Division, Institute for Graduate Studies in Pure and Applied Sciences, Hacettepe University

1998-2013, Professor in Food Technology Division, Food Engineering Department, Engineering Faculty, Hacettepe University

1994-1998, Associate Professor in Bioengineering Division, Institute for Graduate Studies in Pure and Applied Sciences, Hacettepe University

1991-1998, Associate Professor in Food Technology Division, Food Engineering Department, Engineering Faculty, Hacettepe University

1990-1991, Research Fellow, University of Manchester, Medical School, Hope Hospital, Salford, United Kingdom (16 months)

1988-1990, Assistant Professor in Unit Operations and Thermodynamics Division, Hacettepe University, Chemical Engineering Department

1985-1988, Research Assistant (part time), Hacettepe University, Medical School, Nuclear Medicine Department

1980-1988, Teaching Assistant, Hacettepe University, Chemical Engineering Department

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

Research Group Success Award “2003-2004”; Hacettepe University, 2005

Fulbright Foundation, Senior Scholar Fellowship, 2001

FAB-YAKULT AWARD-1999, FAB 99, Thirteenth Forum for Applied Biotechnology, Gent, Belgium

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna, Austria, Fellowship in Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology, (Grant No: C6/TUR/8813), 1990-91

PRESENT POSITIONS

Professor in Biomedical Engineering Department, Engineering Faculty, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, TURKEY

COST MP1101 Biomedical Applications of Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Technology, Management Committee Member

POSITIONS HELD (1990-2013)

Professor in Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology Division, Hacettepe University, Institute for Graduate Studies in Pure and Applied Sciences, Beytepe, 06532 Ankara, TURKEY

Professor in Bioengineering Division, Hacettepe University, Institute for Graduate Studies in Pure and Applied Sciences, Beytepe, 06532 Ankara, TURKEY

Professor in Food Technology Division, Hacettepe University, Engineering Faculty, Food Engineering Department, Beytepe, 06532 Ankara, TURKEY

COST 868 Biotechnical Functionalization of Renewable Polymeric Materials, Management Committee Member (2006-2010)

ICP, Institutional Contact Point of Hacettepe University for FP6 (2005-2008)

COST 527 Plasma Polymers and Related Materials, Chairman of Working Group-B (2003-2005)

COST 527 Plasma Polymers and Related Materials, Management Committee Member (2000-2005)

Scientific Advisor, DeltaMed R&D Inc. Co., Hacettepe University Technology Development Zone, Beytepe, 06532 Ankara, TURKEY (2008-2011)

Scientific Advisor, Dizayn Teknoloji, Hacettepe University Technology Development Zone, Beytepe, 06532 Ankara, TURKEY (2008-present)

Scientific Advisor, Troy-Öztek, Hacettepe University Technology Development Zone, Beytepe, 06532 Ankara, TURKEY (2008-2010)

COMMITEE ASSIGNMENTS

1.Chairman, FP7-KONNECT Kick-Off Meeting, “Nanocellulose Reinforced Composites for Advanced Earthquake-proof Construction Technology (nCEL-CONST)”, January 31-February 3, 2017, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey.

2. Chairman, FP7-KORANET Summer School, “Novel Approaches in Non-Thermal Processing of Materials: Plasma, Gliding Arc and Electron-Beam Irradiation Technics and Their Applications”, June 23-27, 2014, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey.

3.Chairman, Biotechnology and Biopolymers in Textile, Packaging, Cosmetics and Medical Applications, WG-B and WG-C joint meeting of COST 868 “Biotechnical Functionalization of Renewable Polymeric Materials”, February 19-20, 2009, Istanbul, Turkey.

4.Chairman, International Workshop on Plasma Polymers and Related Materials, October 7-9, 2004, Antalya, Turkey

5.Chairman, COST 527 Plasma Polymers and Related Materials, Joint Working Groups and Management Committee Meetings, May 2-5, 2002, Hacettepe University, Ankara-Cappadocia, Turkey.

6.Member of organizing committee of “Summer School on Biotechnology” June 26- July 1, 1994, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.

7.Member of organizing committee of NATO ASI on “Biopolymers” August 27 – September 5, 1984, İzmir, Turkey.

8.Member of organizing committee of International Symposium on “Management of Scientific and Technological Research and Development”, December 12-13, 1983, Ankara, Turkey.

9.Member of local organizing committee of “4th International Symposium on Hemoperfusion and Artificial Organs”, September 10 – 11, 1982, Ankara, Turkey.

INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC MEMBERSHIPS

Member of Polish Academy of Sciences (2012-2016)

Member of New York Academy of Sciences, Membership No: 443572

ADVANCED STUDY INSTITUTES

  1. PLASMA DECONTAMINATION: Plasma Assisted Decontamination of Biological and Chemical Agents, NATO ASI, September 16-26, 2007, Çeşme, İzmir, TURKEY
  2. Plasma Treatments and Deposition of Polymers, NATO ASI, May 19 – June 2, 1996, Acquafredda di Maratea, ITALY
  3. Drug Targeting: Advances in System Constructions, NATO ASI, July 23 – August 5, 1993, Cape Sounion, Athens, GREECE
  4. Biopolymers: Polymeric Biomaterials, NATO ASI, August 27 – September 5, 1984, Çeşme, İzmir, TURKEY
  5. Polymer Blends and Mixtures, NATO ASI, June 2-14, 1984, Imperial College, London, UNITED KINGDOM

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  1. Biotechnology & Bioengineering; Nanomedicine & Nanobiotechnology
  • Plasma polymerization technique for surface modification
  • Plasma Sterilization and detoxification
  • Electrospinning
  • Biomaterials: Modification and Applications
  • Enzyme immobilization and immobilized enzyme kinetics
  • Process monitoring and control by enzyme electrodes
  • Textile Technologies, Medical Textiles, Smart Textiles
  • Process modeling and simulation; Mathematical modeling
  • Data acquisition; Stimulus-response analysis
  • Adsorption and other separation techniques
  1. Biosensors & Nanobiosensors:
  • Enzyme electrodes
  • Immunosensors
  • DNA sensors
  • Aptamer Sensors


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