ESP Biography

MELIS DUYAR, Associate Staff Scientist, Chemical Engineering

Major: Chemical Engineering

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: Not available.

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Melis Duyar is an Associate Staff Scientist at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in the SUNCAT Center for Interface Science and Catalysis, and Lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Stanford University. Her research interests focus on the development of novel catalytic materials for energy and environmental applications. Her primary research directions deal with the production of sustainable fuels and chemicals from carbon based feedstocks, including the conversion of syngas to higher alcohols and thermochemical reduction of carbon dioxide to valuable products. Dr. Duyar received her M.S. (2013) and Ph.D. (2015) in Earth and Environmental Engineering from Columbia University and conducted post-doctoral research in the Chemical Engineering Department at Stanford University

Past Classes

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C6726: Make polymer capsules in Splash Fall 2018 (Dec. 01 - 02, 2018)
Make polymer-based, self-assembled capsules! Learn that self-assembly is a process by which molecules and cells form themselves into functional structures, and that self-assembly is used to make nanosized capsules that can deliver medication, and many more uses.