Researcher – Begüm Yarar Kaplan

begum-yarar

begumyarar@sabanciuniv.edu

+90 (216) 483 90 00 – 2460

-Fabrication and characterization of nanofiber based composite membranes for fuel cells
-Nanofiber based 3D electrode design for PEM fuel cells and Li-ion batteries
-Synthesis and characterization of hybrid catalysts for PEM fuel cells
-Electrochemical characterizations, Corrosion/durability tests for fuel cells
-Synthesis of carbon based hybrids for supercapacitorelectrodes,
-Conductive polymers and their thin films

1) Elif Daş, Begüm Yarar Kaplan, Selmiye Alkan Gürsel, Ayşe Bayrakçeken Yurtcan, “Graphene nanoplatelets-carbon black hybrids as the efficient catalyst support for Pt nanoparticles for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells”, Renew Energy, 2019, 139:1099-1110
2) Ece Arici, Begüm Yarar Kaplan, Ahmet Musap Mert, Selmiye Alkan Gürsel, Sölen Kınayyiğit, “An effective electrocatalyst based on platinum nanoparticles supported with graphene nanoplatelets and carbon black hybrid for PEM fuel cells”, Int. J Hydrogen Energy, 2019, 44(27), 14175-14183
3) Melike Sevim Yılmaz, Begüm Yarar Kaplan, Selmiye Alkan Gürsel, Önder Metin, “Binary CuPt alloy nanoparticles assembled on reduced graphene oxide-carbon black hybrid as efficient and cost-effective electrocatalyst for PEMFC”, Int. J Hydrogen Energy, 2019, 44(27), 14184-14192
4) Begüm Yarar Kaplan, Navid Haghmoradi, Emre Biçer, Cesar Merino, Selmiye Alkan Gürsel, “High performance electrocatalysts supported on graphene based hybrids for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells”, Int. J Hydrogen Energy, 2018, 43(52):23221-23230
5) Recep Yüksel, Begüm Yarar Kaplan, Emre Biçer, Alp Yürüm, Selmiye Alkan Gürsel, Hüsnü Emrah Ünalan “All-carbon hybrids for high performance supercapacitors”, Inter J Energy Research, 2018, 42(11):3575-3587

-Vanderbilt University, USA (2016),
-Sabancı University, Graphene Flagship Project (2017-2018)

-TUBİTAK 2214-A International Doctoral Research Fellowship Programme (scholarship holder)
-Best Poster Award (mESC-IS 2nd International Symposium on Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion, 2017)