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Umit Ozkan

  • Department Chair, Chemical & Biomolecular Eng
  • COE Distinguished Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Eng
  • 358 CBEC
    151 W. Woodruff Ave.
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-6623

About

Education

  • Ph.D., Iowa State University, 1984
  • M.S., Middle East Technical University, 1980
  • B.S., Middle East Technical University, 1978

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Professor Ozkan's research areas are heterogeneous and electro-catalysis, kinetics, and catalytic materials.  Her recent research projects include non-precious metal electrocatalyst development for low-temperature fuel cells, electrocatalytic halogen production over heteroatom doped carbon catalysts, high-temperature electrocatalytic reduction of CO2 and H2O, electrocatalytically assisted oxidative dehydrogenation, and catalytic water treatment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honors

  • April, 2013

    Special Issue of Topics in Catalysis Honoring Umit Ozkan.

  • May, 2012

    OSU Mortar Board Senior Honor Society Mentoring Recognition.

  • January, 2012

    ACS Energy and Fuels Division Distinguished Researcher Award.

  • January, 2012

    The Ohio State University Engineering Distinguished Professor.

  • August, 2011

    ACS Fellow.

  • May, 2011

    TechColumbus Innovation Excellence Award.

  • May, 2011

    The Ohio State University, College of Engineering Lumley Outstanding Research Award.

  • November, 2010

    AICHE Fellow.

  • October, 2010

    Iowa State University Professional Achievement Citation in Engineering.

  • February, 2010

    AAAS Fellow.

  • January, 2010

    Van't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences at the University of Amsterdam John van Geuns Lectureship Award.

  • November, 2009

    AICHE Mentorship Excellence Award.

  • May, 2009

    OSU Mortar Board Senior Honor Society Mentoring Recognition.

  • September, 2007

    French CNRS Lectureship Award.

  • March, 2007

    Fulbright Senior Scholar Award.

  • May, 2006

    The Ohio State University, College of Engineering Lumley Outstanding Research Award.

  • May, 2004

    The Ohio State University, College of Engineering Scott Faculty Excellence Award.

  • April, 2003

    Columbus Technical Council Technical Person of the Year Award.

  • November, 2002

    METU CHemical Engineering Professor Somer Distinguished Alumni Award.

  • May, 2002

    Top Contributor to Advancement of Technology Award.

  • January, 2002

    ACS Columbus Section Chemical Research Excellence Award.

  • January, 2002

    Society of Women Engineers Achievement Award.

  • May, 2000

    The Ohio State University, College of Engineering Lumley Outstanding Research Award.

  • July, 1999

    United Nations Transfer of Technology Through Expatriate Nationals (TOKTEN) Visiting Professorship.

  • April, 1999

    Iowa State University College of Engineering Professional Progress Award.

  • January, 1999

    The Ohio State University Distinguished Scholar Award.

  • January, 1998

    Pittsburgh-Cleveland Catalysis Society Outstanding Research Award.

  • January, 1998

    The Ohio State University Emerging Academic Leaders Award.

  • May, 1996

    The Ohio State University, College of Engineering Lumley Outstanding Research Award.

  • April, 1996

    Tulane University Newcomb Lectureship.

  • September, 1994-
    August, 1995

    CNRS Senior Fellowship Award.

  • July, 1991-
    July, 1995

    NSF Woman Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research.

  • January, 1994

    Keck Outstanding Engineering Educator Award.

  • May, 1993

    The Ohio State University College of Engineering, The Harrison Faculty Award for Excellence in Engineering Education.

  • May, 1992

    Union Carbide Innovation Recognition Award.

  • May, 1991

    Lumley Outstanding Research Award.

  • May, 1991

    Union Carbide Innovation Recognition Award.

  • March, 1991

    YWCA Women of Achievement Award in Science and Technology.

  • January, 1991

    Society of Professional Engineers Outstanding Engineering Educator of Ohio Award.

  • May, 1990

    The Ohio State University, College of Engineering Charles E. MacQuigg Outstanding Teaching Award.