Faculty Member, PhD

Ayşe Nur Esen

+90 212 311 7241

Santralistanbul / E3-212

Academic Appointments

2016-            Assistant Professor, İstanbul Bilgi University, Energy Systems Engineering
2011-2016   Research Assistant, İstanbul Bilgi University, Energy Systems Engineering
2007-2010   Expert, Ankara University, Institute of Nuclear Sciences

SCI and SCI Expanded Indexed Journal Publications 

  1. Assessment of different hazard indices around coal-fired power plants in Turkey; Esen, A.N., Haciyakupoglu, S., Erenturk, S.A.; Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 2021, 329, 601–620.
  2. Comparison of relative INAA and k0-INAA using proficiency test materials at ITU TRIGA Mark II research reactor; Esen, A.N., Haciyakupoglu, S., Erenturk, S.; Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 2018, 315(3), pp. 677–683.
  3. Feasibility study of k0-INAA at the ITU TRIGA Mark II research reactor, Turkey; Esen, A.N., Haciyakupoglu, S., Erenturk, S., Kubešová, M., Kučera, J.; Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 2016, 309(1), pp. 373–382.
  4. Instrumental neutron activation analysis of plant tissues and soils for biomonitoring in urban areas in Istanbul; Esen, A.N., Kubešová, M., Haciyakupoglu, S., Kučera, J.; Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 2016, 309(1), pp. 373–382.
  5. Implementation of  k0-INAA standardisation at ITU TRIGA Mark II research reactor, Turkey based on k0-IAEA software; Esen, A.N., Haciyakupoglu, S.; Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 2016, 119, pp. 282–286.
  6. Kinetic modeling of selenium (IV) adsorption for remediation of contaminated aquatic systems based on meso-scale experiments; Haciyakupoglu, S., Orucoglu, E., Esen, A.N., Yusan, S., Erenturk, S.; Desalination and Water Treatment, 2015, 56(5), pp. 1208–1216.
  7. Assessment of environmental risk from coal using neutron activation analysis; Ileri, R.K., Haciyakupoglu, S., Esen, A.N., Oruçoglu, E., Erentürk, S.; Acta Physica Polonica A, 2015, 127(4), pp. 1010–1012.
  8. Determining distribution of heavy metal pollution in terms of ecological risk levels in soil of industrially intensive areas around Istanbul; Haciyakupoglu, S., Esen, A.N., Erentürk, S., Okka, M., Genceli, M., Mercimek, M., Genceli, E., Yusan, S., Gur, F., Olgen, K., Camtakan, Z., Kiziltas, S., Tanbay, T.; Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry, 2015, 97(1), pp. 62–75.
  9. Experimental parameters optimization of instrumental neutron activation analysis in order to determine selected elements in some industrial soils in Turkey; Haciyakupoglu, S., Esen, A.N., Erenturk, S.; Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 2014, 101, pp. 24–29.
  10. Measurements on the spectroscopic performance of CdZnTe coplanar grid detectors; Yücel, H., Uyar, E., Esen, A.N.; Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 2012, 70(8), pp. 1608–1615.
  11. Correction methodology for the spectral interfering γ-rays overlapping to the analytical peaks used in the analysis of 232Th; Yücel, H., Köse, E., Esen, A.N., Bor, D.; Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 2011, 69(6), pp. 890–897.
  12. A semi-empirical method for calculation of true coincidence corrections for the case of a close-in detection in γ-ray spectrometry; Yücel, H., Solmaz, A.N., Köse, E., Bor, D.; Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 2010, 283(2), pp. 305–312.
  13. True coincidence-summing corrections for the coincident γ-rays measured with coplanar grid CdZnTe detectors; Yücel, H., Solmaz, A.N., Köse, E., Bor, D.; Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 2010, 68(6), pp. 1040–1048.
  14. Virtual photon interaction depths of CdZnTe detectors in the energy range of 50-662 keV; Yücel, H., Solmaz, A.N., Bor, D.; Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 2009, 280(3), pp. 569–575.
  15. Spectral interference corrections for the measurement of 238U in materials rich in thorium by a high resolution γ-ray spectrometry; Yücel, H., Solmaz, A.N., Köse, E., Bor, D.; Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 2009, 67(11), pp. 2049–2056.
  16. Methods for spectral interference corrections for direct measurements of 234U and 230Th in materials by gamma-ray spectrometry; Yücel, H., Solmaz, A.N., Köse, E., Bor, D.; Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 2009, 138(3), pp. 264–277.


Publications in Turkish Journals

  1. Disk Kaynak Geometrisi için 30-670 keV Gama Işını Enerji Araliğinda CdZnTe Detektörünün Dedeksiyon Verimi; Yücel, H., Solmaz, A.N., Kurt, A., Inal, T., Bor, D.; Journal of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture of Gazi University, 2008, 23(3), pp. 699-707.


Book Chapters

  1.  Energy Systems and Management; Chapter 1: An Overview of Energy Technologies for a Sustainable Future; A.N. Esen, Z. Duzgit, A. O. Toy, M. E. Gunay; Springer International Publishing, ISBN: 978-3-319-16023-8, 2015.
  2. Proficiency Testing by Interlaboratory Comparison Performed in 2010–2015 For Neutron Activation Analysis and Other Analytical Techniques, IAEA TECDOC-1831; Overview of Neutron Activation Analysis at ITU Triga Mark II Reactor; S. Erenturk, S. Haciyakupoglu, A.N. Esen; International Atomic Energy Agency Vienna, 2017.


International Conferences

  1. Çekirdekli Kaynamadan Ayrılmanın Hesaplamalı Akışkanlar Dinamiği Simülasyonu; Esen, A.N.; IOCENS’21 International Online Conferences on Engineering and Natural Sciences, Jul 5-7 2021 Gümüşhane-Turkey.
  2. Review of moss biomonitoring in Turkey; Esen, A.N., Haciyakupoglu, S., Erenturk; 4th Task Force Meeting of the ICP Vegetation, 22- 24 February 2021, UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, UK.
  3. Radiological assessment on the terrestrial non-human biota in Turkey using ERICA tool; A.N. Esen, S. Hacıyakupoğlu, S. Erenturk; 2nd International Conference on Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 5-10 May 2019, Budapest/Hungary.
  4. Assessment of the radiological impact of coal-fired power plants to terrestrial biota using ERICA tool; A.N. Esen, S. Hacıyakupoğlu, S. Erenturk; 8th International Symposium on IN Sltu NUclear MEtrology as a tool for radioecology, 23-26 April 2019, Kusadasi/Turkey.
  5. Kinetic studies of cesium and strontium adsorption from aqueous solution onto potential barrier material; S. Hacıyakupoğlu, S. Erenturk,  A.N. Esen, B.F. Senkal; 2nd International Conference on Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 5-10 May 2019, Budapest/Hungary.
  6. Theoretical Post-Dryout Heat Transfer Model; M. Tunc, A.N. Esen, D. Sen, A. Karakas; International Conference on Computational Materials Science and Thermodynamic Systems (CMST 2018), Wolfson College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, March 22-23, 2018.
  7. A Review of Radiological Impact of Coal-Fired Power Plants in Turkey; A.N. Esen; II. International Energy Raw Materials and Energy Summit, September 23-30, 2017, İstanbul/Turkey.
  8. Comparison of Relative INAA and k0-INAA Using Proficiency Test Materials at ITU TRIGA MARK II Research Reactor; Esen, A.N., Haciyakupoglu, S., Erenturk; 7th International k0-Users’ Workshop, Montreal 2017.
  9. Feasibility study of k0-INAA at the ITU TRIGA Mark II research reactor, Turkey; A.N. Esen, S. Hacıyakupoğlu, S. Erenturk, M. Kubesova, J.Kucera; 14th International Conference on Modern Trends in Activation Analysis, August 23-28, 2015 Delft, The Netherlands.
  10. Instrumental neutron activation analysis of plant tissues and soils for phytoremediation study in Istanbul; A.N. Esen, M. Kubesova, S. Hacıyakupoğlu,  J. Kucera; 11th International Conference on Nuclear Analytical Methods in the Life Sciences, August 23-28, 2015 Delft, The Netherlands. 
  11. Assessment of environmental risk from coal using neutron activation analysis; R.K. İleri, S. Hacıyakupoğlu, A.N. Esen, S.Erenturk, E. Orucoglu; 4th International Congress APMAS 2014, April 24-27, 2014, Fethiye, Turkey.
  12. Determination of chromium in proficiency testing soil samples by neutron activation analysis; S. Hacıyakupoğlu, A.N. Esen, S.Erenturk; The Fourth International Proficiency Testing Conference, 18-20 September 2013, Brasov, Romania.
  13. Determining spatial distribution of heavy metal pollution in terms of ecological risk levels in the industrially intensive areas around Istanbul; S. Haciyakupoglu, A.N. Esen, S. Erenturk, M. Okka, M. Genceli, M. Mercimek, E. Genceli, S. Yusan, F. Gur, K. Olgen, Z. Camtakan, S. Kiziltas, T. Tanbay; Fourth International Conference on Environmental Management, Engineering, Planning and Economics, 24-28 June 2013, Mykonos Island, Greece
  14. Modeling of Selenium Adsorption for Remediation of Contaminated Aquatic Systems; S. Haciyakupoglu, E. Orucoglu, A.N. Esen, S. Yusan, S. Erenturk; Fourth International Conference on Environmental Management, Engineering, Planning and Economics, 24-28 June 2013, Mykonos Island, Greece.
  15. Arsenic Determination in Coal and Ash Samples by Neutron Activation Analysis; A.N. Esen,  E. Orucoglu, S. Haciyakupoglu, S. Erenturk; European Research Reactor Conference, 21-25 April 2013, St. Petersburg, Russia.
  16. Determination of Spatial 137Cs Distribution in Ugrak Watershed, S. Hacıyakupoğlu, I. Oğuz, A.N. Esen, Fifth International Conference on Water, Climate and Environment, 28 May-2 June 2012, Ohrid, FYR of Macedonia.
  17. Efficiency calibration of a well-type Ge detector for voluminous samples in cylindrical geometry; Solmaz, A.N., Bor, D., Yücel, H.; NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics, 2009, pp. 193-205.,
  18. Comparison of the Activity Results Measured in the well-type HPGe Detector by Using Radionuclide Specific and Absolute Efficiency Calibrations; A.N. Solmaz, H. Yücel, E. Köse, D. Bor; The Fifth Eurasian Conference on Nuclear Science and Its Application, October 14-17, 2008 Ankara, Turkey.
  19. Interference Corrections for Some Spectral Peaks Used in Gamma Spectrometric Analysis of 238U and 226Ra in Presence of Thorium in Samples; H. Yücel, E. Köse, A.N. Solmaz, D. Bor; The Fifth Eurasian Conference on Nuclear Science and Its Application, October 14-17, 2008 Ankara, Turkey.


National Conferences

  1. Gerçek Çakışma (Coincidence) Düzeltmelerinin Belirlenmesi için Toplam-Fotopik Oranlarının Ge Dedektör ile Ölçülmesi; H. Yücel, A.N. Solmaz, E. Köse, D. Bor; X. Ulusal Nükleer Bilimler ve Teknolojileri Kongresi, Bildiri Tam Metinleri, 6-9 Ekim 2009 Muğla, Türkiye


Funded Projects

2019, İstanbul Bilgi University,  Scientific Research Fund  (BAP),  "Modeling of departure from nucleate boiling in pressurized water reactors". Completed.


Education

  • 2016    Doktora, Enerji Enstitüsü, İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi
  • 2008    Yüksek Lisans, Nükleer Bilimler Enstitüsü, Ankara Üniversitesi 
  • 2005    Lisans, Fizik Mühendisliği, Ankara Üniversitesi

Courses

  • ESEN  101   Energy Systems Engineering
  • ESEN 200    Summer Practice
  • ESEN  211   Engineering Mechanics
  • CHEM 205   Chemistry of Materials
  • ESEN  214   Engineering Thermodynamics II
  • ESEN  320   Nuclear Energy Basics
  • ESEN  390  Experimental Design in Energy Systems Engineering
  • ESEN  421   Nuclear Energy Applications


Areas of Interest

  • Radiation detection and measurement
  • Environmental radioactivity
  • Gamma spectroscopy
  • Neutron activation analysis
  • Computational fluid dynamics

Rewards and Achievements

  • TÜBİTAK-BİDEB 2211-C Öncelikli Alanlara Yönelik Yurt İçi Doktora Burs Programı 2013 Yılı 2. Dönem bursiyeri.
  • TÜBİTAK-BİDEB 2214-A Yurt Dışı Arastırma Burs Programı (Doktora ögrencileri için) 2014 Yılı 1. Dönem bursiyeri.

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