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Prof. Dr. Güralp Özkoç

Kocaeli University

Work Experience

Research Assistant, METU, 2001-2007

Intern-Researcher, DSM Research (The Netherlands), 2005-2006

Assistant Professor, KOU, 2007-2011

Associate Professor, KOU, 2011-2019

Full Professor, KOU, 2019-2020

Senior Researcher, TNO (NL), 2020-

Head of Department, KOU Polymer Sci & Tech. Program, 2010-2017

Vice Director, KOU, Institute of Applied Sciences, 2011-2014

Erasmus and Exchange student coordinator at KOU, 2007-

Turkish Plastic Industry Association (PAGDER), Board of Science, 2016-

Xplore Instruments B.V., Scientific Board Member, 2015-

Genera Manager (Owner), TG R&D Engineering and Consultancy Company, 2013-

Sabancy University SUNUM, Part Time Researcher, 2019 -

Research Interests

  • Polymer Processing
  • Composite and nanocomposites
  • Rubbers Technology
  • Biodegadable polymers

Last 5 Publications

  1. S Celebi, G Ozkoc, EI Serhatli , Effects of Reactive Extrusion Process Parameters on Thermal, Mechanical, and Physical Properties of Recycled Polyamide-6: Comparison of Two Novel Chain Extenders, Journal of Macromolecular Science Part B, 2021.
  2. N Yazıcı, S Dursun, T Yarıcı, B Kılıç, O Mert, B Karaağaç, G Özkoç, Effect of Octavinyl-Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane on the Cross-linking, Cure Kinetics, and Adhesion Properties of Natural Rubber/Textile Cord Composites, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2020.
  3. N Karakaya, M Papilla, G Ozkoc, Effects of hot melt adhesives on the interfacial properties of overmolded hybrid structures of polyamide-6 on continuous carbon fiber/epoxy composites, Composites Part A, 2020.
  4. N Karakaya, M PApilla, G Ozkoc, Overmolded hybrid composites of polyamide-6 on continuous carbon and glass fiber/epoxy composites: 'An assessment of the interface, Composites Part A, 2020.
  5. O Baykara, ŞG İrim, AA Wis, MA Keskin, G Ozkoc, A Avcı, M Doğru, A novel simultaneous neutron and gamma-rays shielding material, Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 2020.

Patents

  • Sezen Gürdağ (Kordsa), Nacide Nurçin Cevahir (Kordsa), Güralp Özkoç, Dilek Turan, Hümeyra Şirin, “Polyester fibers with high thermal stability”, Turkish Patent Institute, PT-2011/12456.
  • Sezen Gürdağ (Kordsa) , Hümeyra Şirin, Dilek Turan, Güralp Özkoç, “Production of polyester fiber with improved thermal and mechanical properties”, Turkish Patent Institute, PT-2011/12490.
  • Güralp Özkoç, Nilay Tüccar Kılıç, Gizem Turgut, Aysun Yıldırım, Özge Yoğurtçu, Seyhan Boyacıoğlu, “Production of functional nanoparticle modified PS beads”, Turkish Patent Institute, PT- 2015/10276 2015.
  • Güralp Özkoç, Hümeyra Şirin, Beste Özcan, “Formulation of superhydrophilic coating with functional nanoparticles”, PT- 2017/08077, 2017.
  • Güralp Özkoç, Mehmet Kodal, “A skim compound formulation having modified nanoparticles for improved adhesion to cords”, Applied, 2018.

Awards

  • Dr. Baki Komsuoğlu Science Award, 2010.
  • Şebnem Kemaloğlu, Güralp Özkoç, “2nd Best Poster of Student Poster Competition”, PPS-İstanbul Regional Meeting, 2010.
  • ‘The best R&D Project’, at 2nd International Chemicals R&D Projects Competition, (2013).
  • ‘The second-best R&D Project’, at 2nd International Chemicals R&D Project Competition, (2013).
  • SABIC Innovation Award, 2nd Place, 2019.
  • Nominee for PPS Morand Lambla Award, 2019.