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o   Invited Talk, Sakarya   University,   Metallurgical    and    Materials    Engineering Department September, 2014 Oral Presentation "Graphene andCarbon Nanotube-Based3D-Architectures" 

 o    Invited Talk, American-Turkish Energy Professionals, October, 2015

         Oral Presentation Nanomaterials in the Oil and Gas Industry 

o   2014 MRS Fall Meeting &Exhibit,  December2014

 Oral Presentation "Carbon-Based 3D-MacroporousArchitectures"

o   RSC Faraday Discussions "New Advances  in  Carbon  Nanomaterials". September, 2014

  Poster Presentation "Unzipping Carbon Nanotubes atHigh Impact"

o   RSC Faraday Discussions "New Advances  in  Carbon  Nanomaterials" September

2014 Poster Presentation "Carbon-Based3D-Macroporous Structures"             

o   2ndAnnual3D-MURIMeeting,USAirForce,Ohio/US                                      April 2014

Oral Presentation “Multifunctional Covalently InterconnectedCarbon Based3D-Structures”

o   247th           ACS      National      Meeting       &       Exposition,       Dallas/US March


Poster Presentation “CovalentlyConnected Nanoengineered 3D-C arbon Architectures”

o   1stAnnual     3D-MURI     Meeting,     US     Air     Force,     Houston/US December

2012 “Anisotropically Functionalized Carbon NanotubeArray- Based Hygroscopic Scaffolds

o   24thNationalChemistryConference,Zonguldak/Turkey July 2010

    OralPresentation”Synthesisandprotonconductivitystudiesofazole functional polystyrene/triflic acid based polymerelectrolytes”

o   24th            National       Chemistry        Conference,        Zonguldak        /Turkey July2010                Poster Presentation “Proton conductivity properties ofacid doped fluoroalkylated1,2,3-triazole”

o   III. National Polymer  Science  and  Technology  Conference,  Kocaeli/Turkey May2010  

    Oral Presentation  “The synthesis and characterizationsof polystyrene based azole functional polymer electrolytes for fuelcell application”

o   III.  National  Polymer  Science  and  Technology  Conference,Kocaeli/Turkey May 2010 Poster Presentation “Synthesis and characterization ofpoly(1-vinyl- 1,2,4-triazole)/p-toluenesulfonic acid based proton conductingmembranes”

o   IV. National Hydrogen Energy Conference and Exhibition,  Kocaeli/Turkey October 2009 Poster Presentation “Synthesis and proton conductivity studiesof aminotetrazole functional poly(vinyl benzylchloride)”




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2.      Nature Worlds, “New Carbon Nanotube Device Harvest Water From Air”,6/2014.


3.      Rice News, “Nanotube forests drink water from arid air”,6/2014.


4.      Gizmodo, “This Nanotube Sponge Can Suck Up Water Straight From The Air”6/2014.


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6.      Labratory Equioment, “Nanotubes Gather Drinking Water from Arid Air”,6/2014.


7., “Nanotube Forests Drink Water From Arid Air”,6/2014.


8.      Science Alert, “A device inspired by a beetle pulls water from thin air”,6/2014.


9.      AzoNano,“CarbonNanotubeForestCanHarvestWaterMoleculesfromAridDesertAir”, 6/2014.

10.  Current Cast, “Pulling Water From Air”,8/2014.


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13.  Rice News, “A smashing new look at nanoribbons”,7/2014


14.  IEEE Spectrum, “A smashing new look at nanoribbons”,7/2014


15.  Laboratory Equipment, “Targeted Method Turns Nanotubes to Ribbons”,7/2014


16.  R&D Mag, “A smashing new look at nanoribbons”,7/2014


17.  Azo Nano, “Chemical-Free Method to Unzip Carbon Nanotubes intoNanoribbons”, 7/2014

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19.  OpenNano,“Smashingnewlookatnanoribbons:Researchersunzipnanotubesbyshootingthem at 15,000 mph”,7/2014


20.  Rice News, “Tough foam from tiny sheets”,8/2014


21.  Azo Nano, “Graphene Oxide Sheets Self-Assemble to Form NanoengineeredFoam”, 8/2014

22.  Science News, “Tough foam from tiny sheets”,8/2014


23.  ScienceDaily,“Toughfoamfromtinysheets:Labusesatom-thickmaterialstomakeultralight foam”,8/2014


24.  R & D Mag, “Tough foam from tiny sheet”,8/2014


25.  EurokAlert, “Tough foam from tiny sheet”,8/2014


26.  Kurzweil Acceleration Intelligence, “An ultralight but tough new foam madefromgraphene”8/2014


27.  Rice News, “Researchers grind nanotubes to get nanoribbons”,6/2015


28.  Materials Today, “Nanoribbons made from grinding nanotube”,6/2015


29.  Science Newsline, “Researchers grind nanotubes to get nanoribbons”,6/2015


30.  Science Blog, “Researchers grind nanotubes to get nanoribbons”,6/2015


31.  Azo Nano, “Graphene Nanoribbons from Ground Carbon Nanotubes”,6/2015


32.  EurokAlert, Researchers grind nanotubes to get nanoribbons”,6/2015


33.  Nano Videos, Researchers grind nanotubes to get nanoribbons”,6/2015