Mehmet A. Oturan0000-0002-8041-1090
Mehmet A. Oturan works as a Full Professor of environmental electrochemistry at Paris-Est University, Créteil, France. He received his B.S. (1971), M.S. (1973), and Ph.D. (1979) degrees in chemical engineering, chemistry, and electrochemistry, respectively, all from Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, and his H.D.R. degree (1996) in environmental electrochemistry from Paris VII University, Paris, France. He has been serving as the Head of the Laboratoire Géomatériaux et Environment and a Member of the National Council of Universities, since 2010, and a Board Member of the Doctoral School Science Engineering-Environment (SIE), since 2008. Since 2005, Oturan has been the Vice President of the GFP (French Group of the Pesticides), the Head of the Department of Earth Materials of Francilien Institute of Applied Sciences, and a Member of the Scientific Council of the University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, and in 2004, he has worked as the Head of the Master Program of Geoenvironment. Oturan’s areas of expertise include production and reactions of the oxygenated radicals; electrochemistry applied to the molecules of pharmacological interest; chemical, photochemical, and electrochemical advanced oxidation process; treatment of wastewater containing persistent organic pollutants (POPs) by advanced electrochemical oxidation (electro-Fenton) process; and remediation of polluted soil and sites. He supervised 28 Ph.D. theses, 12 postdocs, and 29 M.S. degrees. Professor Oturan published 5 books and monographs and has 148 refereed papers. He is also an Editor in Sustainable Environmental Research Journal, an Associate Editor of the Journal of Environmental Engineering and Management, an Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Materials and Environmental Sciences, an Editorial Board Member of the Open Geology Journal, and an Editorial Board Member of ChemXpress.
Biography Updated on 3 December 2013