Tugba Turnaoglu

Doctoral Candidate
School of Engineering Ambassador
Primary office:
2446 LEEP2


Summary

I received my Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering at Ankara University in Turkey and master’s degree in Chemical Engineering at the University of Oklahoma. I have been a PhD student at KU since Spring 2014. First three years of my degree, I worked on low salinity waterflooding on carbonate reservoirs. I am currently working with Dr. Mark Shiflett on ammonia absorption in ionic liquids. My current research interests are ionic liquids, heating cooling cycles, vapor liquid equilibria, zeolites, nanofluids, surfactants and surface phenomena. As I am very enthusiastic about research, I would like to pursue a career in research be it in industry or academia. I also enjoy teaching and spreading scientific knowledge. Besides my enthusiasm towards research, I love playing the piano, watching movies, and travel & discover new places with my friends in my free time.


Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Gang Yang's Comprehensive Exam Defense | Friday, December 13th | starts @ 9:30AM | 298 Slawson

Stop Day - Movie Night | Friday, December 13th | starts @ 5:00PM | Beren Center (G192 Slawson)

Winter Break | The main CPE office will be closed during the week of December 23-27 and again on Wednesday, Janurary 1, 2020. Some faculty and staff may be available on some of these days, but they should be contacted directly for individual appointments. 

Wednesday, January 15th | New Graduate Student Orientation

Tuesday, January 21st | First Day of Spring 2020 Classes


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