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Dr. Suphan Kovenklioglu
Dr. Suphan Kovenklioglu
Location:419 McLean Building
CHE 351
CHE 432
CHE 424
School:  Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department:  Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
Program:  Chemical Engineering / Nanotechnology
Research & Education
  • Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering) -1976 Stevens Institute of Technology
  • M.S. (Chemical Engineering) - 1972 Stevens Institute of Technology
  • B.S. (Chemical Engineering) - 1969 Robert College, Istanbul
Reaction Engineering and Catalysis Crystallization
Achievements & Professional Societies
Patents & Inventions
  • "Hollow Fiber Contained Liquid Membrane Pervaporation for Removal of Volatile Organic Compounds from Aqueous Solutions", with K.K. Sirkar, S. Kovenklioglu, S. Majumdar, D. Yang and A. Sengupta, U.S. Patent # 5,637,224, June 10, 1997
  • "Disposal Method and Apparatus for Highly Toxic Chemicals by Chemcial Neutralization and Encapsulation", with D. M. Kalyon and S. Kovenklioglu, U.S. Patent # 5,584,071, December 10, 1996
  • "Method of Hydrodehalogenating Halogenated Organic Compounds in Aqueous Environmental Sources", with S. Kovenklioglu, E. N. Balko, J.B. Hoke, R.J. Farrauto and A. Gramiccioni, U.S. Patent #5,196,617, March 23, 1993
Selected Publications

  • Y.-F. Su, H. Kim, S. Kovenklioglu, and W. Y. Lee. (2007). "Continuous Nanoparticle Production by Microfluidic-Based Emulsion, Mixing, and Crystallization", Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 180, 2625-2629.

  • R. Schefflan, S. Kovenklioglu, D. Kalyon, P. Redner, E. Heider. (Apr 27, 2006). "Mathematical Model for a Fed-Batch Crystallization Process", Journal of Energetic Materials, Taylor and Francis. 24 157-172.

  • R. Schefflan, S. Kovenklioglu, D. Kalyon, M. Leng, M. Mezger. (Apr 13, 2006). "Formation of Aluminum Nanoparticles upon Condensation from Vapor Phase", Taylor and Francis. 24 1-16.

  • H. Suwardie, R. Yazici and S. Kovenklioglu. (1998). "Capillary Flow Behavior of Microcrystalline Wax and Silicon Carbide Suspension", Journal of Material Science, 33 5059 -5066.

  • Z. Cao, S. Kovenklioglu, D.M. Kalyon and R. Yazici. (1997). "Dissolution Study of BAMO/AMMO Thermoplastic Elastomer for the Recycling and Recovery of Energetic Materials", Journal of Energetic Materials, 15 (2&3), 73.

  • D. M. Kalyon and S. Kovenklioglu. (1995). "Disposal of Chemical Munitions Using Concomitant Neutralization, Gelation and Encapsulation", Journal of Energetic Materials, 13 (165).

  • D. Yang, S. Majumdar, S. Kovenklioglu and K.K. Sirkar. (1995). "Hollow Fiber Contained Liquid Membrane Pervaporation System for the Removal of Toxic Organics from Wastewater", Journal of Membrane Science, (103), 195.

  • S. Kovenklioglu, J. Cao, D.Shah, R.J. Farrauto and E.N. Balko. (1992). "Direct Catalytic Hydrodechlorination of Toxic Organics in Wastewater", AIChE Journal, 38 (7), 1003-1012.

  • H. Suwardie, D.M. Kalyon and S. Kovenklioglu. (1991). "Thermal Behavior and Curing Kinetics of Polycarbosilane", Journal of Applied Polymer Sciences, (42), 1087-1095.

  • Report

  • Y. Zhou and S. Kovenklioglu. (2004). "Batch Crystallization of Triclosan", Chemical Engineering Communications, 191 749-766.

  • M. Rege, R. Yazici, D.M. Kalyon, E. Birinci and S. Kovenklioglu. (1998). "Elastomeric Coating of Filler Powders by Slurry Precipitation", SPE ANTEC Technical Papers, 830.

  • J.A. Akyurtlu (Hampton University) and S. Kovenklioglu. (1998). "Catalytic Oxidation of Phenol in Aqueous Solutions", Catalysis Today, 40 343-352.

  • R. Yazici, S. Railkar, A. Lawal, Z. Cao, E. Kucukpinar and S. Kovenklioglu. (Jun 1998). "Introduction of Recycling Technologies to Production of Propellants, Explosives and Pyrotechnics", ONR publication.

  • Z. Cao, S. Kovenklioglu, D.M. Kalyon and R. Yazici. (1998). "Experimental Investigation and Modeling of the Dissolution of Polymers and Filled Polymers", Polymer Engineering and Science, 38 (1), 90-100.

  • Z. Cao, S. Kovenklioglu, R. Yazici and D.M. Kalyon. (1997). "Dissolution Rates of Oxetane Thermoplastic Elastomer for Dissolution Based Recycling of Elastomeric Formulations", SPE ANTEC Technical Papers, 43 3104.

  • P.T.Connor, S. Kovenklioglu and D.M. Shelly. (1991). "Diffuse Reflectance FT-IR Studies on the Role of Catalyst Support on Selectivity in Ethylene Oxidation", Applied Catalysis, 71 (2), 247-263.

  • H. Yao, S. Kovenklioglu and D.M. Kalyon. (1990). "Pore Formation in the Pyrolysis of Polymers to Ceramics", Chem. Eng. Communications, (96), 155-175.

  • P.J. Ledoux and S. Kovenklioglu. (1990). "Transient Study of Cyclohexane Dehydrogenation in a CSTR - II", Chemical Eng. Communications, (95), 131-143.

  • Conference Proceedings

  • P. Redner, R. Yazici, D. M. Kalyon and S. Kovenklioglu. (Nov 1999). "Recrystallization of 2,2-Dipyridylamine ", AIChE 4th Topical Conference on Separations Science and Technology.

  • Z. Cao, S. Kovenklioglu, D.M. Kalyon and R. Yazici. (1996). "Polymer Dissolution Experiment for Chemical Engineering Laboratory", American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference Proceedings.

  • S. Kovenklioglu, Z. Cao, G. Yu and R.J. Farrauto. (1995). "Three Phase Hydrodechlorination Reactors for Unit Operations Laboratory", ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings.

  •    Generic

  • D. M. Kalyon, Y.N. Chiou, S. Kovenklioglu and A. Bouaffar. (1994). "High Pressure Polymerization of Ethylene and Rheological Behavior of Polyethylene Product", Polymer Eng. and Science, (33), 804-814.