Akademik Personel

Ad Soyad : SERKAN DEMİRCİ
Fakülte : FEN EDEBİYAT FAKÜLTESİ
Personel türü : Akademik
Bölüm : KİMYA
Ünvanı : Dr. Ögr. Üyesi
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: 358-242-1613 / 4698, Fax: 358-242-1616
E-mail:sdemirci@amasya.edu.tr 

 

A. EDUCATION


Ph.D.,Polymer Science,(08/2005 - 07/2011)
Gazi University, 06500 Ankara, TURKEY 
Dissertation Title:Synthesis of Poly[(ar-vinylbenzyl)trimethylammonium chloride] Brush Covalently Attached to Silicon Disc Surface by Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer Polymerization and Its Use for DNA Immobilization
Advisor:Prof. Dr. Tuncer ÇAYKARA

M.S.,Polymer Science(01/2003 - 06/2005)
Gazi University, 06500 Ankara, TURKEY 
Thesis Title: Preparation and Characterization of Interpolymer Complexes of Sodium Alginate with Poly(vinyl alcohol), Poly(N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone), Poly(ethylene oxide)
Advisor:Prof. Dr. Tuncer ÇAYKARA

 

B.S.,Chemistry(09/2000 - 09/2002)

Gazi University, 06500 Ankara, TURKEY 

 

B. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Visiting Assistant Professor(01/2017 – 01/2018)

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

Supervisor: Prof. Shan JIANG 

Project:Polymeric Janus Nanoparticles

 

Visiting Scholar(01/2016 – 01/2017)

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

Supervisor: Prof. Brett VANVELLER

Project:Polymerized Ionic Liquids Films for DNA Isolation and Analysis

 

Assistant Professor(11/2011 - present)

Department of Chemistry, Amasya University, 05100 Amasya, TURKEY

 

Visiting Scholar(06/2014 – 09/2014)

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

Supervisor: Prof. Alex ADRONOV 

Project:Supramolecular Assembly of Carbon Nanotubes

 

Postdoctoral Researcher(08/2011 – 08/2013)

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

Supervisor: Prof. Tamer UYAR 

Project:Surface Modification of Electrospun Nanofibers

 

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 

Project:

  1. Preparation of polymeric monolayers covalently attached to Si(100) surface by surface initiated-Atom transfer radical polymerization and their use for the oriented immobilization of immunoglobulin G
  2. Synthesis of cationic polymer brush covalently attached to silicon disc surface by reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer polymerization and its use for DNA immobilization


C. HONORS & AWARDS

  • Conference Travel Award, Iowa State University, April 2017.
  • 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. PROJECTS & GRANTS

  • Synthesis of Cyclodextrin Functional Smart Polymer Brushes and Use as Biochips Based on Host-Guest Interaction. The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) 3501 – Career Grant, Principal Investigator, Period: March 2013 - March 2015, Budget: 120,613TL.
  • Fabrication of Cyclodextrin Containing Nanogels Based on Purine-Pyrimidine InteractionThe Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) 1002 – Short Term R&D Funding Program, Principal Investigator, Period: August 2013 - August 2014, Budget: 29,950TL.

E. 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

Current Organic Synthesis

Carbohydrate Polymers

IEEE Transactions on Magnetics


F. TEACHING

Graduate Courses:

- FYYE 75018 – Fundamentals of Polymer Chemistry

- FYYE 75020 – Organic Chemistry of Polymers

- FBYTKS022 – Nanobiotechnology

FBYTKS036 – Biosensors

Undergraduate Courses:

-  KIM 301 - Physical Chemistry I 

-  KIM 351 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory I

-  KIM 302 - Physical Chemistry II

-  KIM 352 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory I