Burcu Akkoyunlu is a PhD student at BiOrbic and the School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering, UCD. She is a strong research professional with a Master of Science in Advanced Chemical Engineering from The University of Edinburgh.
She is interested in designing novel processes by combining biology and chemical engineering principles. She is skilled in Membrane Separation Technologies, Computer-Aided Design (CAD), 3D Printing, Biotechnology, Bioprocess Design and MATLAB. Her PhD research involves developing and optimising novel process for producing bioeconomy products.
- 2017-2018: Kenneth Denbigh Scholarship, The University of Edinburgh
- 2017: Chemical and Biological Engineering Senior Project 1st Place, Koç University
- 2015-2017: Vehbi Koç Scholar Award, Koç University
- 2013-2017: Koç University 50% Scholarship