Mehmet A. Oturan

Université Paris-Est, France


Mehmet A. Oturan joined Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée as an Associate Professor in 1989 and is currently a Full Professor and Head of lab “Géomatériaux et Environnement” and Vice President of the French Group of Pesticides. He received his B.S. degree and M.S. degree in chemical engineering and his Ph.D. degree in electrochemistry from Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, in 1973, 1975, and 1979, respectively. His current research interests include advanced oxidation processes (AOPs) and particularly electrochemical advanced oxidation processes (EAOPs) including electro-Fenton process, in which he is the inventor of carbon-felt cathode version, application of AOPs, and EAOPs for the treatment of wastewater and soil remediation, chemical kinetics, and mechanisms of oxidation reactions induced by hydroxyl radical. He was a Visiting Scientist at Albert Einstein College, Bronx, NY, USA (1994); Wuhan University, Wuhan, China (2010); Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India (2012), in the frame of the prestigious program ERUDITE; and Gabes University, Zrig Eddakhlania, Tunisia, from 2012 to 2014. He has supervised 35 Ph.D. theses, published more than 140 articles in peer-reviewed international journals, 2 books, and 2 book chapters, and presented about 50 invited conferences at scientific national/international congress and institutions. His current web of science h-index is 35 with total citation of more than 3700. Oturan has been an Associate Editor of the Journal of Environment Engineering and Monitoring from 2006 to 2010. He is a member of the editorial boards of several scientific journals.

Biography Updated on 28 September 2014

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