Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

1. Yilmazel Y.D. , Holmes D., Zhu X., Kim K. and Logan B.E., (2018) “Electrical current generation in microbial electrolysis cells by hyperthermophilic Archaea Ferroglobus placidus and Geoglobus ahangari”, 2018, Bioelectrochemistry, 119, 142-149 (pdf).

2. LaBarge N., Yilmazel Y.D. , Hong P. and Logan B.E., (2017) “Effect of pre-acclimation of granular activated carbon on microbial electrolysis cell startup and performance” Bioelectrochemistry, 113, 20-25.

3. LaBarge N., Ye Y., Kim K., Yilmazel Y.D., Hong P., Saikaly P.E., and Logan B.E., (2016) “Impact of Acclimation Methods on Microbial Communities and Performance of Anaerobic Fluidized Bed Membrane Bioreactors” Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology Environ. Sci., 2, 1041-1048.

4. Yilmazel Y.D., Johnston D., and Duran M., (2015) “Hyperthermophilic hydrogen production from wastewater biosolids by Caldicellulosiruptor bescii” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 40, 12177–12186.

5. Yilmaz V., Yilmaz-Ince E., Yilmazel Y.D. and Duran M., (2014) “Is aceticlastic methanogen composition in full-scale anaerobic processes related to acetate utilization capacity?” Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 98 (11), 5217- 5226.

6. Yilmazel Y.D. and Demirer G.N., (2013) “Nitrogen and phosphorus recovery from anaerobic co-digestion residues of poultry manure and maize silage via struvite precipitation”. Waste Management & Research, 31 (8), 792–804.

7. Alanya S., Yilmazel Y.D., Park C., Willis J.L., Keaney J., Kohl P.M., Hunt J.A., and Duran M., (2013) “Anaerobic Co-digestion of Sewage Sludge and Primary Clarifier Skimmings for Increased Biogas Production”. Water Science and Technology, 67(1), 174-179.

8. Uysal A., Yilmazel Y.D., and Demirer G.N., (2011) “Anaerobik olarak curutulmus aritma camurlarindan struvit cokturmesiyle nutrient geri kazanimi” (Nutrient recovery from anaerobically digested sewage sludge by struvite precipitation). ITU dergisi/E Su Kirlenmesi Kontrolu, 21:1 25-32. (In Turkish).

9. Yilmazel Y.D. and Demirer G.N., (2011) “Removal and recovery of nutrients from anaerobic digestion residues of poultry manure as struvite”. Environmental Technology, 32, 783-792.

10. Uysal A., Yilmazel Y.D., and Demirer G.N., (2010) “The determination of fertilizer quality of the formed struvite from effluent of a sewage sludge anaerobic digester”. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 181, 248-254.

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Conference Presentations

1. Dogan N.B., Sanli M., Yilmazel Y.D., “Critical Bathing Water Quality Assessment in the Coastal Waters of Marmara Region” International Environmental Engineering Conference, Turkish Chamber of Environmental Engineers, 10-12 October 2019, Gebze Technical University, Gebze, Turkey (oral presentation).

2. Sanli M. and Yilmazel Y.D., Assessment of Bathing Water Quality in Lake Van Using Geostatistical Analysis, Engineering Day, May 2019, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (poster presentation).

3. Ozal G., Yahsi D., Odabas Y., and Yilmazel Y.D., Biofuel production from animal waste, Engineering Day, May 2019, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (poster presentation).

4. Ugurlu B. and Yilmazel Y.D., Applications of Microbial Electrochemical Systems (MESs) in Thermophilic and Hyperthermophilic Temperatures: A critical review, Engineering Day, May 2018, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (poster presentation).

5. Yilmazel Y.D., Holmes D., Zhu X., Kim K. and Logan B.E. Electrical current generation in microbial electrolysis cells at hypertermophilic temperatures, International Conference on Technology, Engineering and Science (IConTES) November 2017, Antalya, Turkey International Conference on Technology, Engineering and Science (IConTES) November 2017, Antalya, Turkey (oral presentation).

6. Yilmazel Y.D. and Duran, M. “Hyperthermophilic hydrogen production from cow manure and its mixture with wastewater biosolids and switchgrass by Caldicellulosiruptor bescii”, International Research Conference on Sustainable Energy, Engineering, Materials and Environment, 26th – 28th July 2017, Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England (oral presentation).

7. Yilmazel Y.D., Alanya S., Duran M. (2016). “Energy from waste: A case for anaerobic co-digestion”.ENTECH '16 / 4th International Energy Technologies Conference,15-16 December 2016, Istanbul, Turkey (oral presentation).

8. Yilmazel Y.D. and Logan B.E., (2015). “Enhanced “Electromethanogenesis” by enrichment and isolation of hydrogenotrophic methanogens”. The 5th International Meeting on Microbial Electrochemistry and Technologies. International Society for Microbial Electrochemisty and Technologies (ISMET), Tempe, AZ, USA (poster presentation).

9. Yilmazel Y.D. and Logan B.E., (2015). “Enrichment of electrothrophic microorganisms for enhanced electrosynthesis of acetate and methane in microbial electrolysis cells”. Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors (AEESP) Research and Education Conference, New Haven, CT, USA (poster presentation).

10. Yilmazel Y.D. and Duran M., (2014). “A Caldicellulosiruptor bescii based hyperthermophilic bioprocess for hydrogen production from manure”, 4th European Conference on Sludge Management, IWA, Izmir, Turkey (oral presentation).

11. Yilmazel Y.D. and Duran M., (2014). “Utilization of Untreated Switchgrass by the Extreme Thermophile Caldicellulosiruptor bescii DSM 6725”. American Society for Microbiology 115th General Meeting, Boston, MA USA (poster presentation).

12. Yilmaz V, Ince E., Yilmazel Y.D. and Duran M., (2014). “Methanogenic Archaea community structure in full-scale anaerobic processes” Biogas Science, Vienna, Austria (poster presentation).

13. Figdore B., Yilmaz V., Yilmazel Y.D., and Duran M., (2013). “Modeling competition among aceticlastic methanogenic species during anaerobic digestion of municipal biosolids”. 3rd International Conference „Ecology of Urban Areas 2013”, Republic of Serbia (oral presentation).

14. Alanya S., Yilmazel Y.D., Park C., Willis J.L., Keaney J., Kohl P.M., Hunt J.A., and Duran M., (2011). “Anaerobic Co-digestion of Sewage Sludge and Primary Clarifier Skimmings for Increased Biogas Production”. International IWA-Symposium on Anaerobic Digestion of Solid Waste and Energy Crops, Vienna, Austria (oral presentation).

15. Yilmazel Y.D., Alanya S., Park C., Eschborn R., Williams M., and Duran M., (2011). “Potential for Methane Production from Anaerobic Co-digestion of Cheese Whey Samples with Sewage Sludge”. International IWA-Symposium on Anaerobic Digestion of Solid Waste and Energy Crops, Vienna, Austria (oral presentation).

16. Yilmazel Y.D., and Demirer G.N., (2011). “Struvite precipitation from anaerobic co-digestion residues of poultry manure and maize silage”. Efficient and safe production processes in sustainable agriculture and forestry XXXIV CIOSTA CIGR V Conference, Vienna, Austria (oral presentation).

17. Yilmazel Y.D., Uysal A., and Demirer G.N., (2011). “Recovery of nutrients from anaerobic co-digestion effluents of poultry manure and sewage sludge as struvite”. Nutrient Recovery and Management Conference, IWA, WEF, Miami, USA [poster presentation].

18. Yilmazel Y.D., Morgenschweis, C., Mutlu, G., Antakyali, D., Steinmetz, H., and G.N. Demirer, G.N., (2011). “Phosphorus Recovery Potential in Anaerobic Digestion Residues”. Nutrient Recovery and Management Conference, IWA, WEF, Miami, USA (oral presentation).

19. Morgenschweis C., Yilmazel Y.D., Mutlu G., Antakyalı D., Steinmetz H., and Demirer G.N., (2010). “Modelling of Struvite Precipitation Experiments Conducted in Synthetic Solutions and Different Anaerobic Digester Effluents by Using the Geochemical Model PhreeqC”. Sustainable Solutions for Small Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems, IWA, Girona, Spain (oral presentation).

20. Uysal A., Yilmazel Y.D., and Demirer G.N., (2009). “Nutrient Removal and Recovery from Anaerobic Digester Effluent by Struvite Precipitation”, VIII. National Congress of Environmental Engineering, Antalya, Turkey (in Turkish, oral presentation).

21. Dogan E., Gedik K., Kaya D., Kocabas A.M., Ozkan-Yucel U.G., Yilmaz O., Yilmazel Y.D. and Demirer G.N., (2008). “The Laboratory Waste Management Implementation in the Department of Environmental Engineering at the Middle East Technical University”, Environmental Problems Symposium: Kocaeli 2008, 14-17 May 2008, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey (in Turkish, oral presentation).