Research

Currently funded projects

Nutrient recovery and high-value fertilizer production from biogas plant wastes
Royal Academy of Engineering (UK)
Dr. Yilmazel’s Role: Lead Applicant (Principal Investigator)
Co-investigators: Dr. Imma Bortone, Cranfield University and Dr. Emrah Alkaya, GTE Carbon
2020-04 to 2022-04 | grant (Research in progress)
Approximate budget: £79,600

An Integrated System of Anaerobic Digestion and Microbial Electrolysis Cell for high efficiency Biogas
Production from Renewable Biomass

Türkiye Bilimsel ve Teknolojik Araştırma Kurumu (TÜBİTAK-ANKARA)
Dr. Yilmazel’s Role: Principal Investigator
2020-02 to 2022-02 | grant (Research in progress)
Approximate budget: 530,000 TL

Energy Recovery with Bioelectrochemical Reactors from Dark Fermentation Effluents
Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi (ANKARA)
Dr. Yilmazel’s Role: Principal Investigator
2019-12 to 2021-12 | grant (Research in progress)
Approximate budget: 50,000 TL

Production of Electricity and Hydrogen in Microbial Electrolysis Cells by Hyperthermophilic Microorganisms
Türkiye Bilimsel ve Teknolojik Araştirma Kurumu (TÜBİTAK-ANKARA)
Dr. Yilmazel’s Role: Principal Investigator
2019-04 to 2021-04 | grant (Research in progress)
Approximate budget: 114,000 TL

Development of a two-stage hydrogen production process from agro wastes by combining
hyperthermophilic dark fermentation with a microbial electrolysis cell
The World Academy of Sciences (Trieste)
Dr. Yilmazel’s Role: Principal Investigator
2018-12 to 2020-06 | award (Research in progress)
Approximate budget: $3k



Completed Research Projects

Thermophilic Bio-electrochemical Systems for Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to Valuable Organic Compounds
Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester)
Dr. Yilmazel’s Role: Principal Investigator
2016-01 to 2017-01 | grant (Completed)
Approximate budget: $5k