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Serap Hayat Soytaş

Ph.D. in Polymer Science

Work Experience

-NanoGriptech. Inc, PA, USA (2009-2011)

-University of Akron, OH, USA (2003-2009)

Research Interests

-Anode materials for lithium- and sodium-ion batteries,

-Catalyst/electrodes for PEM fuel cells,

-Nanofiber/carbon nanofiber based nanomaterials,


-Polymer synthesis and characterization

Last 5 Publications

1. Betul Altin,Suleyman Celik, Serap Hayat Soytas,Hayriye Unal“DNA Directed Self-assembly of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes into Three-way Junction Nanostructures”ACS Omega,2018, 3(4),4157-4162.

2. Judit E. Puskas, Serap Hayat Soytas, Goy T. Lim “Novel Epoxide Initiators for the Carbocationic Polymerization of Isobutylene”, Macromol. Symp.2011, 308(1), 61-67.

3. Serap Hayat Soytas,Goy T. Lim, Judit E. Puskas “Synthesis of POSS-functionalized Polyisobutylene via Direct Initiation” Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2009, 30(24), 2112-2115

4. Judit E. Puskas, Clement Peres, Frederic Peruch, AlainDeffieux, A.; David E. Dabney, ChrysWesdemiotis, SerapHayat Soytas, Allia Lindsay “Biomimetic Processes IV. Carbocationic Polymerization of Isoprene Initiated by Dimethyl Allyl Alcohol” J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem.2009,47(8), 2181-2189

5. Serap Hayat Soytas, Judit E.Puskas, Kevin Kulbaba “Real-Time FTIR Monitoring of the Mechanism of Initiation of Isobutylene Polymerizations by Epoxide/Lewis Acid Systems” J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem.2008, 46(11),3611-3618


-American Chemical Society (ACS)

-Turkish Chemical Society


-TÜBİTAK Post-doctoral Fellowship – Sabanci University, 2012

-Full Tuition Scholarship – The University of Akron, 2003

-Honor Student (3rd in Class 2002) – Boğaziçi University, 2002