Process System Engineering Research Group

RESEARCH GROUP
• Prof. Dr. Rıdvan BERBER

PhD Students
• Araş. Gör. İlknur ATASOY
• Araş. Gör. Mehmet YÜCEER
• Kazım YETİK

Ms Students
• Gülnihal DENİZ

RESEARCH AREA

• Computer Aided Design
• Mathematical Modelling
• Dynamic Simulation
• Process Control
• Optimization
• Parameter Estimation
• State Estimation
• Multivariable Statistical Methods
• Graphical User Interfaces Development

CURRENT PhD and MS STUDIES

PhD Studies

•. Parameter estimation in dynamic simulation of river streams
Araştırmacı : Mehmet YÜCEER, Danışman : Prof. Dr. Rıdvan BERBER
• Optimization of Feed and Aeration Profiles in Fed-Batch Fermentation
Araştırmacı : İlknur ATASOY, Danışman : Prof. Dr. Rıdvan BERBER

Ms Studies
• Real-Time Multivariate Statistical Analysis in Fed-Batch Fermentation
Araştırmacı : Gülnihal DENİZ, Danışman : Prof. Dr. Rıdvan BERBER

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

• Berber, R., Pertev, C. and Türker, M. Optimization of feeding profile for baker’s yeast production by dynamic programming, Bioprocess Engineering, 1999, 20(3), 263-269.
• Ozkan, O., Calimli, A., Berber, R. and Oguz, H. Effect of inert solid particles on gas-liquid mass transfer in mechanically agitated reactors, Chem. Eng. Sci. 2000, 55, 2737-2740.
• Balku, Ş. and Berber, R. Energy Optimization in Activated Sludge Systems, EMCC-3 Eastern Mediterranean Chemical Engineering Conference, May 13-15, 2003, Thessaloniki- Greece
• Yuceer, M., Atasoy I. and Berber, R., A Semi Heuristic MINLP Algorithm for Production Scheduling, European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering- 131-4 June, 2003, Lappeenranta, Finland, p. 335-340.
• Citir, C., Aktas, Z., Berber, R., Off-Line Image Analysis for Froth Flotation of Coal, European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering- 131-4 June, 2003, Lappeenranta, Finland, p. 605-610.

CURRENT PROJECT

• Impact of industrial pollution around Çorum region on Yeþilýrmak river: Dynamic analysis and parameter estimation, 2001K120220, DPT
• Optimization of operating conditions in fed-batch fermentation of baker’s yeast, 2001.07.05.056, BAP

LABORATORIES

• Process System Engineering Laboratory