Prof. Dr. Seval SÖZEN

General Manager

Address

ENVIS Energy and Environmental Systems Research Development Ltd.
Istanbul Technical University, Institute of Science and Technology Building,
Floor : 1, No : 107, 34469, Maslak , Istanbul , TURKEY

Phone 0212-286 03 03
Fax 0212-286 03 00
e-mail sozens@itu.edu.tr
Web www.envis.com.tr

Academic Address

Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Civil Engineering,
Environmental Engineering Department, 34469, Maslak, Istanbul

Phone 0212-285 65 44
Fax 0212-285 65 87
e-mail sozens@itu.edu.tr
web www.ins.itu.edu.tr/cevre/personel/sozen

Education

1987-1995 ITU Institute of Science and Technology, Department of Environment, PhD, March 1995
1985-1987 ITU Institute of Science and Technology, Department of Environment, MSc, June 1987
1981-1985 ITU Faculty of Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering Department, BSc, June 1985
1973-1981 İstanbul German High School, June 1981

Work Experience

2002 -

2001 -


1996 - 2002


1995 - 1996


1985 - 1995


1988 - 1989

Professor, ITU Environmental Engineering Department

ITU Disaster Management Center, Emergency Management Trainer, U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) certified

Associate Professor, ITU Environmental Engineering Department, Department of Environmental Sciences

Assistant Professor, ITU Environmental Engineering Department, Department of Environmental Sciences

Research and Teaching Assistant, ITU Environmental Engineering Department, Department of Environmental Technology

Researcher, Technical University of Stuttgart, Urban Infrastructure, Water Quality and Solid Waste Research Institute










 

 

 

 

Major Research Interests

- Nutrient Removal

- Modelling of Activated Sludge

- Industrial Pollution Control

- Environmental Feasibility Studies

- Integrated Waste Management

- Corporate Environmental Management - Compliance with EU Directives

- Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory

 

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL APPLICATIONS

- Determination and Minimization of Greenhouse Gases/Carbon Emissions for AKSA Acrylic Chemistry Manufacturing Inc. (2010).

- Determination of Greenhouse Gases/Carbon Emissions - Carbon Disclosure Project, Zorlu Energy Electricity Generation Co. Inc. (2010).

- Hazardous Waste Control and Management System, Kuyumcukent - Istanbul Goldsmith Complex (2009).

- Solid Waste Management System - Determination of System Parameters and Environmental Effects for Lüleburgaz Municipality (2009).

- Evaluation of Energy Potential of Solid Waste and of Sludge from Artvin-Rize Local Management, BM Engineering and Construction Inc. (2009).

- Determination of Wastewater Treatment Alternatives Arising from These Enterprises and Olive Enterprises Related to Cleaner Production Technology, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, ITU Environmental Engineering Department (2009).

- Design Consultancy of Drinking and Potable Water Hardness Removal Plant, Polatlı Municipality, ITU Environmental Engineering Department (2007).

- Feasibility Study of Wastewater Treatment Plants for Lüleburgaz Municipality, ITU Environmental Engineering Department (2007).

- Critical Appraisal of Design Criteria and Operational Conditions of Tuzla and Pasakoy Wastewater Treatment Plants, Istanbul Water and Sewerage Administration, ITU Environmental Engineering Department (2006-2008).

- Waste and Environmental Risk Management for Eminönü Municipality, ITU Environmental Engineering Department (2006).

- Preparation for Disaster Management Studies, Business and Environmental Safety for Ipragaz -  Bizimgaz Corporation Yarımca Filling Facility,  ITU Environmental Engineering Department (2006).

- Master Plan and Feasibility Study of Wastewater Treatment Plants for Edirne Keşan Municipality, ITU Environmental Engineering Department (2006). 

- Atıksularından Determination of Design Basis and Scientific Research of Wastewaters nitrogen removal Mechanism, Tokat Erbaa Municipality, ITU Environmental Engineering Department ?io Environmental Solutions (2005).

- Technical Assistance for Environmental Heavy-Cost Investment Planning, ENVEST, Ministry of Environment and Forestry (2003-2006).

- Evaluation of New Wastewater Treatment Plant Design, Corlu Leather Organized District, ITU Environmental Engineering Department  (2003).

 

EU SUPPORTED PROJECTS

- Building Capacity for a Black Sea Catchment Observation and Assessment System Supporting Sustainable Development ?ENVIROGRIDS, Environment Including Climate Change, European Union 7th Framework Program (2009- ..).

- Integrated High Resolution Imaging Ground Penetrating Radar and Decision Support System for WATER PIPEline Rehabilitation- WATERPIPE, Specific Targeted Research Project, European Union 6th Framework Program (2006-2009).

- Integration of Associated Candidate Countries and New EU Member States in European Research Area by Environmental Approaches -  ERA ENV, Specific Support Action, European Union  6th Framework Program (2005-2006).

- Novel Sustainable Bioprocesses for the European Colour Industries- SOPHIED, Integrated Project, SME-IP, European Union 6th Framework Program (2004-2008).

- Autonomous Desalination System Concepts For Seawater and Brackish Water in Rural Areas with Renewable Energies- Potentials, Technologies, Field Experience, Socio-technical and Socio-economical Impact ?ADIRA, European Union  Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (2003- 2008).

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

- Guven D., Kutlu O, Insel  G., Sözen  S. (2009). Model-based Process Analysis of Partial Nitrification Efficiency Under Dynamic Nitrogen Loading. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, 32(5), 655-661.

- Sözen S., Teksoy S., Papapetrou M. (2008). Assessment of Institutional and Policy Conditions in Turkey: Implications for the Implementation of Autonomous Desalination Systems. Desalination, 220, 441?54.

- Insel G., Sözen S., Basak  S., Orhon  D. (2006). Optimization of Nitrogen Removal for Alternating Intermittent Aeration-Type Activated Sludge System: A New Process Modification. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A, 41, 1819-1829.

- Germirli Babuna  F., Kabdaşlı  I., Sözen  S., Orhon  D. (2006). Effluent Management for a Metal Finishing Industry Aiming Zero Discharge Conditions. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A, 41, 1793-1806.

- Ubay Çokgör E., Sözen  S., Orhon  D. (2004). Biological Treatability for Meat Processing Effluent. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 13 (10), 1020-1023.

- Orhon  D., Karahan Gul  O., Sözen  S., Artan  N. (2003). Scientific Basis for the Design of Small Activated Sludge Systems. Water Science and Technology, 48 (11-12), 15-22.