Selim Kusefoglu

Professor of Chemistry at Bogazici University

selim kusefoglu

Chemistry Department
Phone: (+90) 212 359 6622
Fax: (+90) 212 287 2467

Academical Degrees
1. High school, Robert College,1967.
2. B.Sc in Chemistry, Robert College, 1971.
3. M.Sc in Chemistry, University Of Michigan,USA., 1973.
4. PhD in Chemistry, University Of Michigan, USA., 1976.
5. Assistant Professor, Bogazici University, 1976.
6. Associate Professor, Bogazici University,1981.
7. Professor, Bogazici University, 1987.

Professional Experience

1. University of Michigan, Teaching  Assistant, 1971-76.
2. Bogazici University, Lecturer ,1976-81.
3. Bogazici University, Associated Professor, 1981-1987.
4. Bogazici University, Professor, 1987-today.
5. University Of Southern Mississippi,Department of Polymer Science,
Fulbright Visiting Scientist, 1985-86.
6. University Of Michigan, The Research Center of Macromolecular Chemistry, Visiting Scientist,1986-87.
7. University of Delaware, Center for Composite materials, Visiting Scientist 1996-97.
8. University of Delaware, Center for Composite materials, Visiting Scientist, 1998.

 Honors and Awards

1. American Field Service Exchange Scholarship, 1964.
2. TÜBITAK Undergraduate scholarship 1976-81.
3. ÇNAEM, Yaz Staj Bursu, 1969.
4. Fulbright PhD. Scholarship, 1971-76.
5. University Of Michigan, Rackham Grant, 1972-76.
6. University Of Michigan, Graduate Seminar award, 1975.
7. Fulbright Postdoctoral scholarship, 1985-87.
8. “Technical Innovation Award” Composite Fabricators Conference, Orlando, Florida, October 1998.
9. “Innovation of the Year” Award” Innovation in Materials Conference, Washington DC, July 1998.

Current/Recent Technical Reports and Projects

1. Phillips Elektronik San. A.Ş:  Protective Films for Solder Baths
2. Pürvaks A.Ş.: Analytical Methods for Paraffin and Wax
3. Atabay İlaç San.:Carboxlation of Phenol in Two Phase Systems
4. Boyasan Ltd. Şti: Water Treatment
5. Pürvaks. A.Ş: Hot Melt Glue Formulations
6. Hemel-Hiksons Ltd: Protective coatings for Wood Materials
7. Cam. Elyaf San. A.Ş.: Improvements of Sizing Compositions for Glass-fibre
8. Enet-Arup. Ltd : Protective Films for Concrete and Metal Surfaces.
9. Şen Plastic: Antistatic additives in Polyethylene materials
10. Tut Yapıştırıcı Ltd: Polivinylacetate emulsions

Administrative Responsibilities

1. University Executive Counsel, member
2. The Office of Industrial Relations and  and Technology Transfer, Head
3. Committee for Dormitory Facilities, member
4. Committee of University Publications, member
5. Summer School Executive Counsel, member
6. Turkish Journal of Chemistry, referee
7. Chemistry Department, chairman (2001-2010)
8. Head of Organization Committee of XV. National Chemistry Congress (2001)
9. Organization Comity of ICFA Congress, member

Scientific and Professional Societies Memberships

1. Turkish Chemistry Association,(member)
2. American Chemical Society, (former member)
3. Istanbul Sailing Club, (active member)
4. Turkish Sailing Federation, (Laser Class Secretary)