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Prof. Dr. Seniha Güner

İstanbul Technical University

Work Experience

Polisan Holding-Şark Mensucat, 1984-1987
ITU Department of Chemical Enginnering, 1987-1998
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Mechanical Process Engineering and Mechanics, 1997-1998
ITU Department of Chemical Enginnering/İTÜ Kimya Mühendisliği Bölümü, 1998-Present

Research Interests

  • Polymer/biopolymer synthesis
  • Characterization and applications
  • Design of drug delivery systems
  • Surface treatment of polymers
  • Flow behavior of polymer melts and polymer solutions

Last 5 Publications

  • Gulmez F, Yercan A, Kocaaga B, Guner FS. “pH-Sensitive Castor Oil/PEG-Based Polyurethane Films for Drug Delivery”, Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 2020.
  • Guner OZ, Kocaagaa B, Batirel S, Kurkcuoglu O, Guner FS. “2-Thiobarbituric Acid Addition Improves Structural Integrity and Controlled Drug Delivery of Biocompatible Pectin Hydrogels”, International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, 2020.
  • Rodoplu S, Celik EB, Kocaaga B, Ozturk C, Batirel S, Turan D, Güner, FS. “Dual effect of procaine loaded pectin hydrogels: Pain management and in vitro wound healing”, Polym Bull, 2020.
  • Baysal G, Keleş G, Kalav B, Güner FS, Karagüzel Kayaoğlu B. "Synthesis of ultraviolet (UV)-curable water-borne polyurethane acrylate binders and comparison of their performance for pigment printing on synthetic leather", International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology, 2020.
  • Kocaaga B, Kurkcuoglu O, Tatlier M, Batirel S, Guner FS, “Low-methoxyl pectin–zeolite hydrogels controlling drug release promote in vitro wound healing”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2019.


Packaging Film for fresh fruit and vegetable products in Modified Atmosphere, Instute of Turkish Patent, No: TR 2016 05385 B


Association of ITU Academicians


DAAD Scholarship, 1997-1998