Burcu  Saner Okan

Integrated Manufacturing Technologies Research and Application Center


    2007-2011                   PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, Sabancı University/Turkey


  • 2005-2007                   MS in Materials Science and Engineering, Sabancı University/Turkey


  • 2000-2005                   BS in Chemistry, Middle East Technical University (METU)/Turkey 


Areas of Interest

  • Self-healing nanocomposites and coatings; graphene synthesis and its applications; recycling; core-shell electrospinning/electrospraying; anti-microbial coatings; thermoplastic compounding; nano composites


  • NATO AVT Panel Member in Graphene technologies and Additive Manufacturing,
  • Material Research Society, American Chemical Society


  • 3rd place project award – Automotive Project Competition  2016
  • Best oral presentation award – 6th International Conference on Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Conference  2015
  • the 2nd place project award – the Project competition about new technologies in automotive sector organized by Yıldız Technical University Technology Transfer Office  2015
  • Best poster award – Euronanoforum 2013  2013
  • I2CAM travel award, Research collaboration with University of California, Berkeley, – I2CAM  2013