Areka Publications

Main research areas cover nanofibers, air and water filtration, gas filtration, and composites. It was founded in the Istanbul Technical University laboratories and graduated from the «school» in 2014.

Papers with Aerospinners and Nanocentrinos


Merzoug, A., Akgul, Y., Bouhamida, B., Sereir, Z., & Kilic, A. (2020). Sliding Wear Properties of Palm/Glass Fiber Hybrid Reinforced Vinylester Resin. In Advances in Materials, Mechanics and Manufacturing (pp. 103-114). Springer, Cham.

Al Rai, A., Stojanovska, E., Fidan, G., Yetgin, E., Polat, Y., Kilic, A., ... & Yilmaz, S. (2020). Structure and performance of electroblown PVDF‐based nanofibrous electret filters. Polymer Engineering & Science.

Calisir, M. D., Gungor, M., Demir, A., Kilic, A., & Khan, M. M. (2020). Nitrogen-doped TiO2 fibers for visible-light-induced photocatalytic activities. Ceramics International.

Calisir, M. D., & Kilic, A. (2020). A comparative study on SiO2 nanofiber production via two novel non-electrospinning methods: Centrifugal spinning vs solution blowing. Materials Letters, 258, 126751.

Canbay-Gokce, E., Akgul, Y., Gokce, A. Y., Tasdelen-Yucedag, C., Kilic, A., & Hassanin, A. (2020). Characterization of solution blown thermoplastic polyurethane nanofibers modified with Szygium aromaticum extract. The Journal of The Textile Institute, 111(1), 10-15.

Stojanovska, E., Pampal, E. S., Kilic, A., Quddus, M., & Candan, Z. (2019). Developing and characterization of lignin-based fibrous nanocarbon electrodes for energy storage devices. Composites Part B: Engineering, 158, 239-248.

Stojanovska, E., Kurtulus, M., Abdelgawad, A., Candan, Z., & Kilic, A. (2018). Developing lignin-based bio-nanofibers by centrifugal spinning technique. International journal of biological macromolecules, 113, 98-105.

Polat, Y., Pampal, E. S., Stojanovska, E., Simsek, R., Hassanin, A., Kilic, A., ... & Yilmaz, S. (2016). Solution blowing of thermoplastic polyurethane nanofibers: A facile method to produce flexible porous materials. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 133(9).

Tepekiran, B. N., Calisir, M. D., Polat, Y., Akgul, Y., & Kilic, A. (2019). Centrifugally spun silica (SiO2) nanofibers for high-temperature air filtration. Aerosol Science and Technology, 1-12.

Canbay-Gokce, E., Akgul, Y., Gokce, A. Y., Tasdelen-Yucedag, C., Kilic, A., & Hassanin, A. (2019). Characterization of solution blown thermoplastic polyurethane nanofibers modified with Szygium aromaticum extract. The Journal of The Textile Institute, 1-6.

Gundogdu, N. S., Akgul, Y., & Kilic, A. (2018). Optimization of centrifugally spun thermoplastic polyurethane nanofibers for air filtration applications. Aerosol Science and Technology, 52(5), 515-523.

Melike, G., Calisir, M. D., Akgul, Y., Selcuk, S., Ali, D., & Kilic, A. (2019). Submicron aerosol filtration performance of centrifugally spun nanofibrous polyvinylpyrrolidone media. Journal of Industrial Textiles, 1528083719865041.

Stojanovska, E., Ozturk, N. D., Polat, Y., Akbulut, H., & Kilic, A. (2019). Solution blown polymer/biowaste derived carbon particles nanofibers: An optimization study and energy storage applications. Journal of Energy Storage, 26, 100962.

Calisir, M. D., & Kilic, A. (2019). A comparative study on SiO2 Nanofiber Production via Two Novel Non-Electrospinning Methods: Centrifugal Spinning vs Solution Blowing. Materials Letters, 126751.

Stojanovska, E., & Kilic, A. (2019). Carbon nanofibers as thick electrodes for aqueous supercapacitors. Journal of Energy Storage, 26, 100981.

Polat, Y., Calisir, M., Gungor, M., Sagirli, M. N., Atakan, R., Akgul, Y., ... & Kiliç, A. (2019). Solution blown nanofibrous air filters modified with glass microparticles. Journal of Industrial Textiles, 1528083719888674.



Papers with Composite Materials


Hamouda, T., Hassanin, A. H., Saba, N., Demirelli, M., Kilic, A., Candan, Z., & Jawaid, M. (2019). Evaluation of mechanical and physical properties of hybrid composites from food packaging and textiles wastes. Journal of Polymers and the Environment, 27(3), 489-497.

Negawo, T. A., Polat, Y., Buyuknalcaci, F. N., Kilic, A., Saba, N., & Jawaid, M. (2019). Mechanical, morphological, structural and dynamic mechanical properties of alkali treated Ensete stem fibers reinforced unsaturated polyester composites. Composite Structures, 207, 589-597.

Buyuknalcaci, F. N., Polat, Y., Negawo, T. A., Döner, E., Alam, M. S., Hamouda, T., & Kilic, A. (2018). Carbon nanotube-based nanocomposites for wind turbine applications. In Polymer-based Nanocomposites for Energy and Environmental Applications (pp. 635-661). Woodhead Publishing.

Turan, D., Gunes, G., & Kilic, A. (2018). Perspectives of bio-nanocomposites for food packaging applications. In Bionanocomposites for packaging applications (pp. 1-32). Springer, Cham.

Terzi, E., Kartal, S. N., Muin, M., Hassanin, A. H., Hamouda, T., Kılıç, A., & Candan, Z. (2018). Biological performance of novel hybrid green composites produced from glass fibers and jute fabric skin by the VARTM process. BioResources, 13(1), 662-677.

Hamouda, T., Hassanin, A. H., Kilic, A., Candan, Z., & Safa Bodur, M. (2017). Hybrid composites from coir fibers reinforced with woven glass fabrics: Physical and mechanical evaluation. Polymer Composites, 38(10), 2212-2220.

Polat, Y., Stojanovska, E., Negawo, T. A., Doner, E., & Kilic, A. (2017). Lignin as an additive for advanced composites. In Green Biocomposites (pp. 71-89). Springer, Cham.

Hassanin, A. H., Hamouda, T., Candan, Z., Kilic, A., & Akbulut, T. (2016). Developing high-performance hybrid green composites. Composites Part B: Engineering, 92, 384-394.