Overview

Ph.D., Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Wichita State University (WSU), Wichita, KS, May, 2013

M.S., Department of Agricultural Engineering, Çukurova University, Sariçam/Adana, Turkey, July, 2004

B.S., Department of Agricultural Engineering, Çukurova University, Sariçam/Adana, Turkey, July, 2002

Information

Areas of Research Interest

Manufacturing

3D and 4D Additive Manufacturing, Sustainable Manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing, Robot-Assisted Manufacturing Systems, Composite Manufacturing and Machining, Composite Repairing, Nanomanufacturing, and Aircraft Manufacturing

Materials

Design and Manufacturing of Nanomaterials, Composite Materials, Biomaterials, Advanced Materials, and Aircraft Materials  

Energy Systems

Sustainable Energy Systems, Energy Transportation, Green Algae for CO2 Capture, Algae-Based Biodiesel, Energy and Environment, and Energy Storage

Recycling and Environment

Converting Organic Wastes into Fuels, Briquetting for Active Carbon Production, Life Cycle Assessment, Recycling of Engineering Materials, Wastewater Treatment, and Environmental Health and Safety

Areas of Teaching Interest
  • ME 250 Materials Engineering
  • ME 251 Materials Engineering Laboratory
  • ME 665 Selection of Materials for Design and Manufacturing
  • ME 750A Recycling of Engineering Materials
  • ME 750K Six Sigma Engineering
  • ME 850U Recycling of Advanced Materials
Publications

Journal Articles Published

  1. Sengul, A.B., and Asmatulu, E. "Toxicity of Metal and Metal Oxide nanoparticles: A Review," Environmental Chemistry Letters (doi: 10.1007/s10311-020-01033-6) (accepted).
  2. Asmatulu, E., Andalab, M.N., and Abedin, F. “Impact of Nanomaterials on Human Health: An Overview,” Environmental Chemistry Letters (accepted).
  3. Ali, S., Ozturk, A.B., Wondimu, A., and Asmatulu, E. “Microfluidics-based Learning and Analysis for Plant Cells,” Transactions on Techniques in STEM Education (accepted).
  4. Mandadi, G.K., Asmatulu, R., Khan, W.S., and Asmatulu, E. “Fast and Affordable Recycling Approach to Electronic Waste above the Melting Point Using Induction Heat Combined with Centrifugal Forces,” Asia‐Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2020, pp. e2483.
  5. Desai, F., Atayo, A., Prasad, J.S., Muthukumar, P., Rahman, M., and Asmatulu, E. “Experimental Studies on Endothermic Reversible Reaction of Salts for Cooling,” Heat Transfer Engineering, 2020, Vol. 42, pp.1-13.
  6. Mustafa, R., and Asmatulu, E. “Preparation of Activated Carbon Using Fruit, Paper and Clothing Wastes for Wastewater Treatment,” Journal of Water Process Engineering, 2020, Vol. 35, 101239 (org/10.1016/j.jwpe.2020.101239).
  7. Karimibavani, B., Sengul, A.B., and Asmatulu, E. “Converting Briquettes of Orange and Banana Peels into Carbonaceous Materials for Activated Sustainable Carbon and Fuel Sources,” Energy, Ecology, and Environment, 2020 (org/10.1007/s40974-020-00148-4).
  8. Uddin, M.N., Desai, F., and Asmatulu, E. “Engineered Nanomaterials in the Environment: Bioaccumulation, Biomagnification and Biotransformation,” Environmental Chemistry Letters, 2020 (doi: 10.1007/s10311-019-00947-0).
  9. Uddin, M.N., Arifa, K., and Asmatulu, E. “Recycling of E-Waste and Its Impacts on Human Health and Environment,” International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, 2019, Vol. 271, pp. 59-65.
  10. Uddin, M.N, Desai, F., and Asmatulu, E. “Biomimetic Electrospun Nanocomposite Fibers from Recycled Polystyrene Foams Exhibiting Superhydrophobicity,” Energy, Ecology and Environment, 2020, Vol. 5(1), pp.1-11 (doi: 10.1007/s40974-019-00140-7).
  11. Lu, W., Alam M.A., Luo, W., and Asmatulu E. “Integrating Spirulina Platensis Cultivation and Aerobic Composting Exhaust for Carbon Mitigation and Biomass Production,” Bioresource Technology, 2018 (doi: 1016/j.biortech.2018.09.082).
  12. Khorasgani, N.B., Sengul, A.B., and Asmatulu, E. “Briquetting Grass and Tree Leaf Biomass for Sustainable Production of Future Fuels,” Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 2019, 1-10 (doi.org/10.1007/s13399-019-00465-7).
  13. Şengül, A. B., Rahman, M.M., and Asmatulu, E. “Evaluation of Media and Light Source Effects on the Growth of Botryococcus Braunii for Biofuel Production,” International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 2019, Vol. 16, 3193-3202.
  14. Schneider, N.M., Janzen, M., and Asmatulu, E. “Undergraduate Student Training on Thermal Pyrolysis of Low Density Polyethylene for Sustainable Fuel Productions,” Transactions on Techniques in STEM Education, 2017.
  15. Mandadi, G. K., Subeshan, B., and Asmatulu, E. “Hands-on Training of Engineering Students on Recycling of Electronic Waste Materials,” Transactions on Techniques in STEM Education, 2017.
  16. Tay, N., Low, X. J., Patil, V., and Asmatulu, E. “Mechanical Properties of 3D Printed Polylactic Acid Parts under Different Testing Conditions,” Transactions on Techniques in STEM Education, 2017.
  17. Amarasekara, A., Tanzim, F.S., and Asmatulu, E. “Briquetting and Carbonization of Naturally Grown Algae Biomass for Low Cost Fuel and Activated Carbon Productions,” Fuel, 2017, Vol. 208, pp. 612-618.
  18. Overcash, M., Twomey, J., Asmatulu, E., Vozzola, E., and Griffing, E. “Thermoset Composite Recycling—Driving Forces, Development, and Evolution of New Opportunities,” Journal of Composite Materials, 2018, Vol. 52, pp. 1033-1043.
  19. Asmatulu, E., Twomey, J., and Overcash, M. “Recycling of Fiber-Reinforced Composites and Direct Structural Composite Recycling Concept,” Journal of Composite Materials, 2013, Vol. 48, pp. 593-608.
  20. Asmatulu, E., Twomey, J., and Overcash, M. “Evaluation of Recycling Efforts of Local Aircraft Companies,” Journal of Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 2013, Vol. 80, pp. 36‑45.
  21. Asmatulu, E., Overcash, M., and Twomey, J. “Recycling of Aircraft: State of the Art in 2011,” Journal of Industrial Engineering, 2013, 2013, 8 pages.
  22. Asmatulu, E., Twomey, J., and Overcash, M. “Life Cycle and Nano-Products: End-of-Life Assessment,” Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 2012, Vol. 14, 8 pages.
  23. Asmatulu, R., Asmatulu, E., and Zhang, B. “Recent Progress in Nanoethics and Its Possible Effects on Engineering Education,” International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, 2012, Vol. 40, 10 pages.
  24. Asmatulu, R., and Asmatulu, E. “Importance of Recycling Education: A Curriculum Development at Wichita State University,” Journal of Materials Cycles and Waste Management, 2011, Vol. 13, pp. 131-138.

Book Chapters Published

  1. Hughes, S., and Asmatulu, E. “Introduction, Principles and Concepts,” in Nanotoxicology and Nanoecotoxicology, Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World (ECSW) Series, Editors Vineet Kumar, Praveen Guleria, Nandita Dasgupta, Shivendu Ranjan, and Eric Lichtfouse, Springer, Nature Book, 2020 (in press).
  2. Uddin, M. N., Desai, F., and Asmatulu, E. “Bioaccumulation, Biomagnification and Biotransformation of Nanomaterials,” in Nanotoxicology and Nanoecotoxicology, ECSW Series, Editors Vineet Kumar, Praveen Guleria, Nandita Dasgupta, Shivendu Ranjan, and Eric Lichtfouse, Springer, Nature Book, 2020 (in press).
  3. Abedin, F., Asmatulu, E., Andalab, M. N. “Nanomaterials and Human Health,” in Nanotoxicology and Nanoecotoxicology, ECSW Series, Editors Vineet Kumar, Praveen Guleria, Nandita Dasgupta, Shivendu Ranjan, and Eric Lichtfouse, Springer, Nature Book, 2020 (in press).
  4. Sengul, A. B., and Asmatulu, E. “Nanomaterials Causing Cellular Toxicity and Genotoxicity,” in Nanotoxicology and Nanoecotoxicology, ECSW Series, Editors Vineet Kumar, Praveen Guleria, Nandita Dasgupta, Shivendu Ranjan, and Eric Lichtfouse, Springer, Nature Book, 2020 (in press).
  5. Abedin, F., and Asmatulu, E. “Cradle to Gate Life-Cycle Analysis of Nanostructured Materials,” in Advances in Nanotechnology, Volume 22, Editors Zacharie Bartul and Jérôme Trenor, Series: Advances in Nanotechnology BISAC: TEC027000, Nova Science Publisher. 3/19/2019
  6. Asmatulu, E. “Life-Cycle Analysis of Nanocomposites,” 111-138, in Advances in Nanotechnology, Editors Zacharie Bartul and Jérôme Trenor, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2017.
  7. Uddin, M. N., and Asmatulu, E. “Nanomaterials and Their Fracture Mechanics,” 113-172, in Advances in Nanotechnology, Editors Zacharie Bartul and Jérôme Trenor, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2017.
  8. Razinobakht, S.A. and Asmatulu, E. “Fabrication, Functionalization and Applications of Carbon Nanoparticulates,” 1-38, in Advances in Nanotechnology, Editors Zacharie Bartul and Jérôme Trenor, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2017.
  9. Asmatulu, E. “The World of Engineering Nanomaterials,” 41-60, in Nano-Safety: What We Need to Know to Protect Workers, Editors D. Fazarro, and W. Trybula, DeGruyter Online Publisher, 2017.
  10. Asmatulu, E. “Biologically Assembled Systems for CO2 Reductions Using Green-Nanomaterials,” 274-293, in Green Photo-Active Nanomaterials: Sustainable Energy and Environmental Remediation, RSC Publishing, 2015.
  11. Asmatulu, R., Nguyen, O., and Asmatulu, E. “Nanotechnology Safety in Automotive Industry,” 57-72, in Nanotechnology Safety, Editor R. Asmatulu, Elsevier, 2013.
  12. Asmatulu, R., Zhang, B., and Asmatulu, E. “Safety and Ethics of Nanotechnology,”31-42, in Nanotechnology Safety, Editor R. Asmatulu, Elsevier, 2013.
Awards and Honors
  1. Principal Investigator, “Investigating Hydrogen Storage Capacity and Kinetics of Highly Flexible Electrospun Nanocomposite Fibers,” funded by NASA KNEP PDG, March 25, 2021, total amount $21,708 for one year (my share 100%).
  2. Principal Investigator, “Multiphase Capillary Flow Behaviors of Oil and Water through Superhydrophobic and Superoleophobic Multifunctional Porous Membranes for Effective Separation," funded by Doctoral New Investigator, American Chemical Society, Petroleum Research Fund, March 1, 2021, total amount $110,000 for two years (my share 100%).
  3. Principal Investigator, “Studying the Sensitivity of Multifunctional Nanofiber Membrane Systems Integrated in 3D Printed Reusable Masks Against Infectious Diseases,” funded by Wichita Medical Research and Education Foundation (WMREF)/Collaborative Investigator Initiated Research (CIIR), October 27, 2020, total amount $15,000 for one year (my share 60%).
Patents and other Intellectual Property

Asmatulu, E., Ali, Z, and Alamir, M. “Effects of Acid Treatments on Solvent Based Recovery of Outdated Pre-Preg Composite Fibers,” WSU Ventures, September 1, 2020 (filed).

Grants
  1. Co-Principal Investigator (with PI Masi Angela Obi, WSU), “Recycling Old Fishing Lines and Converting Them into Nanoproducts for Industrial Use,” funded by College of Engineering, WSU, May 21, 2020, total amount $4,000 for three months.
  2. Principal Investigator, John A. See Innovation Award, “Superhydrophilic Nanofiber Desiccants for Enhanced Food and Drug Packaging,” February 28, 2020, total amount $11,500 for one year.
  3. Academic Lead, Shocker Innovation Corps, “Shocker 3D Packaging Solutions,” February 17, 2020, total amount $ 2,150 for four months.
  4. Principal Investigator, “Multifunctional Layered Structures of Nanofibers with Hydrogels for Chronic Wound Treatment” funded by WSU MURPA, January 1, 2020, total amount $7,500 for six months.
  5. Principal Investigator, “Converting Lithium-Cobalt Battery Cathodes into Highly Porous Complex Metals for High Performance Hydrogen Storage Applications,” funded by WSU Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (URCA), June 18, 2018, total amount $4,500 for one year.
  6. Co-Principal Investigator (with PI Polo Osornio-Cornejo, WSU), “Design and Manufacturing of Graphene/Kevlar-Based Fire-Resistant Fabrics for Military Suits,” funded by College of Engineering, WSU, June 12, 2018, total amount $1,400 for three months.
  7. Principal Investigator, “Electrochemical Exfoliation of Graphite Waste into High Quality Transparent Conductive Graphene Films for Photovoltaic Applications,” funded by WSU Office of Research Award for Research/Creative Projects (ARC), April 24, 2018, total amount $4,000 for three months.
  8. Co-Principal Investigator (with PI Kriti Tamrakar, WSU), “Producing Algae-Based Briquettes for Activated Carbon Sources in Industrial Waste Water Treatment,” funded by College of Engineering, WSU URCA, June 9, 2017, total amount $3,600 for three months.
  9. Principal Investigator, “Hands-on Experience of Recourses Recovery Class for Multidisciplinary Entrepreneurial Training,” funded by Brenton Myers Innovation in Engineering Education Award at WSU, January 2, 2016, total amount $8,000 for one year.