Serap Hayat Soytaş

Name: Serap Hayat Soytaş

Title: Researcher at SUNUM

E-mail: seraphayat@sabanciuniv.edu

Su Webpage: http://myweb.sabanciuniv.edu/seraphayat/

Research Activities:

Dr. Hayat Soytaş studies the development of high-capacity anode materials for lithium- and sodium-ion batteries, development of catalyst/electrodes for PEM fuel cells, synthesis of organic/inorganic hybrid polymers, development of nanofiber-based hybrid nanostructures via electrospinning for energy storage and conversion applications as well as development of nanofiber/natural clay antibacterial nanocomposites via green electrospinning for biomedical and food packaging applications. Dr. Hayat Soytaş’ earlier work includes the development of novel epoxide initiators for isobutylene polymerizations and investigation of living/controlled carbocationic polymerizations.

Selected Publications:

Novel Epoxide Initiators for the Carbocationic Polymerization of Isobutylene

Synthesis of POSS-functionalized Polyisobutylene via Direct Initiation

Biomimetic Processes IV. Carbocationic Polymerization of Isoprene Initiated by Dimethyl Allyl Alcohol

Real-Time FTIR Monitoring of the Mechanism of Initiation of Isobutylene Polymerizations by Epoxide/Lewis Acid Systems