Akademik Personel

Ad Soyad : SERKAN DEMİRCİ
Fakülte : FEN EDEBİYAT FAKÜLTESİ
Personel türü : Akademik
Bölüm : KİMYA
Ünvanı : YRD.DOÇ.DR.
E-Posta : sdemirci@amasya.edu.tr
Dahili : 4698
Oda No :

Serkan Demirci, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry

Department of Biotechnology

Amasya University

Ipekkoy, Amasya 05100 TURKEY

Phone: +90-358-242-1613 / 4698

Fax: +90-358-242-1616

E-mail: sdemirci@amasya.edu.tr

(Google Scholar ResearchGate)

 

A. EDUCATION

Ph.D., Polymer Chemistry, (08/2005 - 07/2011)

Gazi University, 06500 Ankara, TURKEY

Advisor: Prof. Dr. Tuncer ÇAYKARA

 

M.S., Chemistry, (01/2003 - 06/2005)

Gazi University, 06500 Ankara, TURKEY

Advisor: Prof. Dr. Tuncer ÇAYKARA

 

B.S., Chemistry, (09/1998 - 09/2002)

Gazi University, 06500 Ankara, TURKEY

 

B. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Visiting Assistant Professor, (01/2017 – present)

Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011-2300, USA

 

Visiting Scholar, (01/2016 – 01/2017)

Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011-3111, USA

 

Visiting Scholar(06/2014 – 09/2014)

Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Faculty of Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON L8S 4M1, CANADA

 

Assistant Professor, (11/2011 - present)

Department of Chemistry, Amasya University, 05100 Amasya, TURKEY

  

Postdoc, (08/2011 – 08/2013)

UNAM-Institute of Materials Science & Nanotechnology, Bilkent University, 06800 Ankara, TURKEY

 

Research and Teaching Assistant, (09/2009 - 11/2011)

Department of Chemistry, Ahi Evran University, 40100 Kırşehir, TURKEY

Courses Taught: General Chemistry Laboratory, Physical Chemistry Laboratory

 

Project Assistant, (06/2007 - 09/2009)

Department of Chemistry, Gazi University 06500 Ankara, TURKEY

 

C. PROJECTS & GRANTS

  • The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) 3501-Career Grant, Principal Investigator, project# 112T868, Period: March 2013 - March 2015, Budget: 120,613 TL.
  • The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) 1002 – Short Term R&D Funding Program, Principal Investigator, project# 113Z422 Period: August 2013 - August 2014, Budget: 29,950 TL.
  • The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) 2219 – International Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Programme. Iowa State University, Jan 2016 – Jan 2017.
  • The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) 2224-A - International Conference Travel Grants, June 2012. 


D. Scholarly And Professional Duties/Activities

  • Refereeing for Journals:

Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy

Journal of Molecular Structure

Materials Science and Engineering C

Reactive and Functional Polymers

European Journal of Chemistry

Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry

Polymer International

Journal of Polymers and the Environment

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces

RSC Advances

International Journal of Biological Macromolecules

 

E. TEACHING

Graduate Courses:

  • FYYE 75018 – Fundamentals of Polymer Chemistry
  • FYYE 75020 – Organic Chemistry of Polymers

Undergraduate Courses:

  • KIM 301 - Physical Chemistry I
  • KIM 351 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory I
  • KIM 302 - Physical Chemistry II
  • KIM 352 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory I

 

F. PUBLICATIONS

BOOK CHAPTERS:

1. S. Demirci “Brushes, Polymer: Biomaterial Applications” In Encyclopedia of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials, 1st Ed.; M. Mishra, Ed.; CRC Press, 2015; Vol. 2, p 1214-1224.

 

PAPERS:

31. S. Demirci, S. Kinali-Demirci, S. Jiang “Switchable polymer brush system for antifouling and controlled detection” Chemical Communications, 53(26), 3713-3716, 2017.

30. S. Demirci, A. Celebioglu, T. Uyar “Surface modification of electrospun cellulose acetate nanofibers via RAFT polymerization for DNA adsorption” Carbohydrate Polymers, 113, 200-207, 2014.

29. A. Celebioglu, S. Demirci, T. Uyar “Cyclodextrin-grafted electrospun cellulose acetate nanofibers via "Click" reaction for removal of phenanthrene” Applied Surface Science, 305, 581-588, 2014.

28. S. Demirci, A. Celebioglu, Z. Aytac, T. Uyar “pH-responsive nanofibers with controlled drug release properties” Polymer Chemistry, 5(6), 2050-2056, 2014.

27. S. Demirci, S. Kinali-Demirci, T. Çaykara “A new selenium-based RAFT agent for surface-initiated RAFT polymerization of 4-vinylpyridine” Polymer, 54(20), 5345-5350, 2013.

26. S. Demirci, S. Kinali-Demirci, T. Çaykara “Stimuli-responsive diblock copolymer brushes via combination of “click chemistry” and living radical polymerization” Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 51(12), 2677-2685, 2013.

25. S. Kinali-Demirci, S. Demirci, M. Kurt “Synthesis, structure characterization and antimicrobial evaluation of 4-(substituted phenylazo)-3,5-diacetamido-1H-pyrazoles” Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 106, 12-18, 2013.

24. S. Demirci, S. Kinali-Demirci, T. Çaykara “Novel pH responsive mixed-charge copolymer brushes based on carboxylic acid and quaternary amine monomers” Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 51(7), 1612-1619, 2013.

23. S. Demirci, T. Çaykara “RAFT-Mediated synthesis of cationic poly[(ar-vinylbenzyl)trimethyl ammonium chloride] brushes for quantitative DNA immobilization” Materials Science and Engineering C, 33(1), 111-120, 2013.

22. S. Demirci, S. Kinali-Demirci, T. Çaykara “Surface chemical conversion of 3-glycidoxypropyldimethylethoxysilane on hydroxylated silicon surface: FT-IR, contact angle and ellipsometry analysis” Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 99, 144-149, 2012.

21. S. Tekin-Celebi, A.O. Solak, Z. Ustundag, S. Demirci “Determination of pKa of benzoic acid- and p-aminobenzoic acid-modified platinum surfaces by electrochemical and contact angle measurements” Chemical Papers, 66(12), 1146-1156, 2012.

20. S. Demirci, T. Çaykara “Controlled grafting of cationic poly[(ar-vinylbenzyl)trimethylammonium chloride] on hydrogen-terminated silicon substrate by surface-initiated RAFT polymerization” Reactive and Functional Polymers, 72(9), 588-595, 2012.

19. S. Demirci, T. Çaykara “High density cationic polymer brushes from combined “Click Chemistry” and RAFT-mediated polymerization” Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 50(15), 2999-3007, 2012.

18. S. Kinali, S. Demirci, Z. Çalışır, M. Kurt, A. Ataç “DFT, FT-Raman, FT-IR and NMR studies of 4-(substituted phenylazo)-3,5-diacetamido-1H-pyrazoles” Journal of Molecular Structure, 993(1-3), 254-258, 2011.

17. N. Gürbüz, S. Demirci, S. Yavuz, T. Çaykara “Synthesis of cationic N-[3-(dimethylamino)propyl]methacrylamide brushes on silicon wafer via surface-initiated RAFT polymerization” Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 49(2), 423-431, 2011.

16. T. Çaykara, F. Çakar, S. Demirci “Preparation of amidoximated poly(glycidyl methacrylate) microbeads” Polymer International, 60(1), 141-145, 2011.

15. E. Turan, S. Demirci, T. Çaykara “Synthesis of thermoresponsive poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) brush on silicon wafer surface via atom transfer radical polymerization” Thin Solid Films, 518(21), 5950-5954, 2010.

14. S. Demirci, T. Çaykara “Formation of dicarboxylic acid-terminated monolayers on silicon wafer surface” Surface Science, 604(7-8), 649-653, 2010.

13. G. Şengül, S. Demirci, T. Çaykara “Preparation, characterization, and surface energetics of hydroxypropyl cellulose/polyethylenimine blends” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 114(5), 2751-2754, 2009.

12. G. Şengül, S. Demirci, S. Çörekçi, T. Çaykara “Annealing effect on surface segregation behavior of hydroxypropylcellulose/polyethylenimine blend films” Applied Surface Science, 255(17), 7703-7707, 2009.

11. T. Çaykara, D. Yörük, S. Demirci “Preparation and characterization of poly(N-tert-butylacrylamide-co-acrylamide) ferrogel” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 112(2), 800-804, 2009.

10. S. Demirci, A. Alaslan, T. Çaykara “Preparation, characterization and surface pKa values of poly(N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone)/chitosan blend films” Applied Surface Science, 255(11), 5979-5983, 2009.

9.   E. Turan, S. Demirci, T. Çaykara “Preparation of polyacrylamide hydrogels at various charge densities by postmodification” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 111(1), 108-113, 2009.

8.   T. Çaykara, F. Çakar, S. Demirci “A new type of poly(glycidyl methacrylate) microbeads with surface grafted iminodiacetic acid: Synthesis and characterization” Polymer Bulletin, 61(3), 311-318, 2008.

7.   E. Turan, S. Demirci, T. Çaykara “Thermo- and pH-induced phase transitions and network parameters of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide-co-2-acrylamido-2-methyl-propanosulfonic acid) hydrogels” Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 46(16), 1713-1724, 2008.

6.   T. Çaykara, M. Bulut, S. Demirci “Preparation of macroporous poly(acrylamide) hydrogels by radiation induced polymerization technique” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 265(1), 366-369, 2007.

5.   T. Çaykara, S. Demirci, Ö. Kantoğlu “Thermal, spectroscopic, and mechanical properties of blend films of poly(N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone) and sodium alginate” Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 46(7), 737-741, 2007.

4.   T. Çaykara, S. Kiper, G. Demirel, S. Demirci, Ç. Çakanyıldırım “Temperature-responsive characteristics of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) hydrogels with macroporous structure” Polymer International, 56(2), 275-282, 2007.

3.   T. Çaykara, S.  Demirci “Preparation and characterization of blend films of poly(vinyl alcohol) and sodium alginate” Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part A: Pure and Applied Chemistry, 43(7), 1113-1121, 2006.

2.   T. Çaykara, S.  Demirci, M.S. Eroğlu, O. Güven “Surface properties of binary blend films of poly(N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone) and poly(vinyl alcohol) with sodium alginate” Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 44(2), 426-430, 2006.

1.  T. Çaykara, S. Demirci, M.S. Eroğlu, O. Güven “Poly(ethylene oxide) and its blends with sodium alginate” Polymer, 46(24), 10750-10757, 2005.


G. CONFERENCES:

ORAL/POSTER PRESENTATIONS IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES:

23. S. Demirci, S. Kinali-Demirci, S. Jiang “Switchable polymer brushes for controlled detection of hepatitis C virus” SFB2017 – Society for Biomaterials 2017 Annual Meeting & Exposition, Minneapolis, MINN, USA, April 5-8, 2017.

22. K. Miller, S. Demirci, K. Bratlie, S. Jiang “New multifunctional nanoparticle platform for efficient drug delivery” SFB2017 – Society for Biomaterials 2017 Annual Meeting & Exposition, Minneapolis, MINN, USA, April 5-8, 2017.

21. S. Jiang, S. Demirci, K. Miller “Colloidal Surfactant (Janus Particle) from Synthesis to Application” CB2 - Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites Industry Advisory Board Fall Meeting, Ames, IA, USA, November 9-10, 2016.

20. S. Demirci, H. Tanak “Spectroscopic and theoretical studies of 4-cyano-4-(phenylcarbonothioylthio)pentanoic acid” ICMS2015 - XIIIth International Conference on Molecular Spectroscopy From Molecules to Molecular Materials, Molecular Biological Systems and Nanostructures, Wroclaw, POLAND, September 9-13, 2015.

19. S. Demirci, A. Adronov “Functionalization of carbon nanotubes with conjugated polymers containing β-cyclodextrin” EPF2015 - European Polymer Congress, Dresden, GERMANY, June 21-26, 2015.

18. S. Demirci, “Cyclodextrin functionalized polymer brushes via RAFT polymerization” EPF2015 - European Polymer Congress, Dresden, GERMANY, June 21-26, 2015.

17. S. Demirci, A. Celebioglu, Z. Aytac, T. Uyar, “pH-Responsive Nanofibers with Controlled Drug Release Properties” International Workshop-COST Action MP1206, BEMA - Biomedical Electrospun Nanofibers and Applications, University of Haute-Alsace, Mulhouse, FRANCE, December 16-18, 2014. (Oral Presentation)

16. S. Demirci “Multifunctional composite nanoparticles via biomimetic surface modification” SuCoTech 2014 - 1st International Conference of Sustainable Composite Technologies, Isparta, TURKEY, November 3-5, 2014.

15. A. Celebioglu, S. Demirci, T. Uyar “Functionalization of cellulose acetate nanofibers with cyclodextrins by using "click" chemistry” EUROCD 2013 - 3rd European Conference on Cyclodextrins, Antalya, TURKEY, October 2-4, 2013.

14. F. Kayaci, A. Celebioglu, Z. Aytac, S. Demirci, T. Uyar "Electrospinning of nanofibrous membranes for molecular filtration" PPM 2013 - International Porous and Powder Materials Symposium and Exhibition, Cesme, Izmir, TURKEY, September 3-6, 2013. (Oral Presantation)

13. T. Uyar, F. Kayaci, A. Celebioglu, Z. Aytac, S. Demirci, F. Canbolat “Functionalization of electrospun polymeric nanofibers” APME 2013 - IUPAC 10th International Conference on Advanced Polymers via Macromolecular Engineering, Durham, UK, August 18-22, 2013. (Oral Presentation)

12. A. Celebioglu, S. Kinali-Demirci, S. Demirci, O.C.O. Umu, T. Tekinay, T. Uyar “Electrospun nanofibers containing cyclodextrin inclusion complex and its antimicrobial activity” EPF2013 - European Polymer Congress, Pisa, ITALY, June 16-21, 2013. (Oral Presentation)

11. S. Demirci, A. Celebioglu, T. Uyar “Functional electrospun nanofibers via surface-initiated RAFT polymerization” EPF2013 - European Polymer Congress, Pisa, ITALY, June 16-21, 2013.

10. F. Kayaci, A. Celebioglu, Z. Aytac, S. Demirci, T. Uyar “Electrospinning of functional nanofibers/nanowebs” EPF2013 - European Polymer Congress, Pisa, ITALY, June 16-21, 2013.

9.   S. Demirci, S. Kinali-Demirci “Synthesis of binary mixed homopolymer brushes on hydrogen-terminated silicon surface by combination of SET-LRP and RAFT polymerization techniques” EPF2013 - European Polymer Congress, Pisa, ITALY, June 16-21, 2013.

8.   S. Demirci, A. Celebioglu, T. Uyar “Surface modification of electrospun cellulose acetate nanofibers via RAFT polymerization” MACRO2012 - 44th International Symposium on Macromolecules - IUPAC World Polymer Congress, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA, June 24-29, 2012. (Oral Presentation)

7.   S. Demirci, S. Kinali-Demirci, T. Çaykara “Synthesis of stimuli-responsive diblock copolymer brushes by combination of SET-LRP and RAFT polymerization techniques” MACRO2012 - 44th International Symposium on Macromolecules - IUPAC World Polymer Congress, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA, June 24-29, 2012.

6.   S. Demirci, T. Çaykara “Preparation of cationic polymer brushes on silicon wafer surface via RAFT polymerization” EPF2011 - European Polymer Congress & GEP - XII Congress of the Specialized Group of Polymers, Granada, SPAIN, June 26 - July 1, 2011.

5.   S. Kinali-Demirci, S. Demirci, T. Çaykara “Fabrication of pH responsive copolymer brushes on silicon wafer surface via reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer polymerization” EPF2011- European Polymer Congress & GEP - XII Congress of the Specialized Group of Polymers, Granada, SPAIN, June 26 - July 1, 2011.

4.   S. Demirci, S. Kinali, Z. Çalışır, M. Kurt, A. Ataç “DFT, FT-Raman, FT-IR and NMR studies of 4-(substituted phenylazo)-3,5-diacetamido-1H-pyrazoles” EUCMOS 2010 - 30th European Congress of Molecular Spectroscopy, Florence, ITALY, August 29 - September 3, 2010.

3.   S. Demirci, T. Çaykara “Dicarboxylic acid-terminated organic monolayers on hydroxylated silicon surfaces” ECASIA'09 - 13th European Conference on Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis, Antalya, TURKEY, October 18-23, 2009.

2.   E. Turan, S. Demirci, T. Çaykara “Fabrication of hydroxyl-terminated poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) brushes on silicon wafer via surface-initiated atom transfer radical polymerization” ECASIA'09 - 13th European Conference on Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis, Antalya, TURKEY, October 18-23, 2009.

1.  M. Bulut, T. Çaykara, S. Demirci “Preparation of macroporous poly(acrylamide) hydrogels by radiation induced polymerization technique” IRaP2006 - 7th International Symposium on Ionizing Radiation and Polymers, Antalya, TURKEY, September 23-28, 2006.

 

ORAL/POSTER PRESENTATIONS IN NATIONAL CONFERENCES:

12. S. Demirci, A. Çelebioğlu, T. Uyar “Klik reaksiyonu ile fonksiyonel nanoliflerin üretimi” IV. Ulusal Polimer Bilim ve Teknolojisi Kongresi, Çanakkale, TURKEY, September 5-8, 2012. (Best Poster Award - First Prize)

11. S. Demirci, T. Çaykara “RAFT polimerizasyonu ile katyonik polimer fırça sentezi ve DNA immobilizasyonunda kullanımı” IV. Ulusal Polimer Bilim ve Teknolojisi Kongresi, Çanakkale, TURKEY, September 5-8, 2012. (Best Poster Award - Second Prize)

10. S. Kınalı-Demirci, S. Demirci, T. Çaykara “Polielektrolit fırçaların sentezi ve karakterizasyonu” IV. Ulusal Polimer Bilim ve Teknolojisi Kongresi, Çanakkale, TURKEY, September 5-8, 2012.

9.   D. Çimen, S. Demirci, T. Çaykara “Yaşayan polimerizasyon yöntemleriyle biyofonksiyonel polimerik fırçaların hazırlanması” IV. Ulusal Polimer Bilim ve Teknolojisi Kongresi, Çanakkale, TURKEY, September 5-8, 2012. (Oral Presentation)

8.   S. Demirci, T. Çaykara “Klik reaksiyonu ve RAFT polimerizasyonu ile katyonik polimer fırça sentezi” III. Fiziksel Kimya Günleri, Balıkesir, TURKEY, July 12-15, 2012. (Oral Presantation)

7.   S. Demirci, A. Çelebioğlu, T. Uyar “RAFT polimerizasyonu ile fonksiyonel nanoliflerin hazırlanması” III. Fiziksel Kimya Günleri, Balıkesir, TURKEY, July 12-15, 2012.

6.   S. Demirci, S. Kınalı-Demirci, T. Çaykara “pH ve sıcaklık duyarlı polimer fırçaların sentezi ve karakterizasyonu” III. Fiziksel Kimya Günleri, Balıkesir, TURKEY, July 12-15, 2012.

5.   S. Demirci, T. Çaykara “Yüzeyde başlatılan RAFT polimerizasyonu ile katyonik fırça sentezi” 25. Ulusal Kimya Kongresi, Erzurum, TURKEY, June 27 - July 2, 2011.

4.   S. Demirci, T. Çaykara “Poli(glisidil metakrilat) mikrokürelerin sentezi, karakterizasyonu ve imminodiasetik asit ile yüzey modifikasyonu” 24. Ulusal Kimya Kongresi, Zonguldak, TURKEY, June 29 - July 2, 2010.

3.   S. Demirci, T. Çaykara “Surface chemical conversion of 3-glycidoxy propyldimethylethoxysilane on hydroxylated silicon surfaces: Contact angle, FT-IR and ellipsometry” NanoTR6 - Ulusal Nanobilim ve Nanoteknoloji Konferansı, Izmir, TURKEY, June 15-18, 2010.

2.   S. Demirci, T. Çaykara "Hidrosipropilselüloz/Poli(etilenimin) karışımlarının hazırlanması ve tavlama sıcaklığının etkisi” XI. Ulusal Spektroskopi Kongresi, Ankara, TURKEY, June 23-26, 2009.

1. S. Demirci, T. Çaykara “Spectroscopic, thermal, mechanical and surface properties of blend films of poly(N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone) with sodium alginate” IX. Ulusal Spektroskopi Kongresi, Ankara, TURKEY, June 9-11, 2005.