Selmiye Alkan Gürsel

Selmiye Alkan Gürsel


Name: Selmiye Alkan Gürsel

Title: Associate Professor

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Research Activities:

Professor Gürsel conducts research on the synthesis & characterization of proton exchange membranes and development of graphene based electrodes & catalyst supports for fuel cells. She also works on the characteristics of electrodes and electrolytes for lithium ion batteries. Besides fuel cells and batteries, her work also includes radiation-induced grafting and micro-nanomaterials for artificial muscles, electrochemical synthesis and characterization of conducting polymers

Selected Publications:

Radiation Grafted Membranes

Influence of reaction parameters on grafting of styrene into poly(ethylene-alt-tetrafluoroethylene) films

Cross-Linker Effect in ETFE-Based Radiation-Grafted Proton-Conducting Membranes