Group Members


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Assist. Prof. Dr. Damla Eroğlu Pala

Principal Investigator


  • Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering, Bogazici University, Turkey (2017-)
  • Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Turkey (2015-2017)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher in Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division and Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR), Argonne National Laboratory, USA (2013-2015)
  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Columbia University, USA (2013)
  • M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Turkey (2008)
  • B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Turkey (2006)




















    Current Lab Members


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    Dr. Burak Tekin

    Postdoctoral Researcher

    Research Interests: Machine learning in Na-ion batteries (in collaboration with Dr. Ramazan Yıldırım’s group at Boğaziçi University)









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    H. Merve Bilal

    PhD Student

    Research Interests: Characterization of the effect of critical design parameters on the electrochemical performance of Li-S batteries









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    Ayşegül Karakuş Kılıç

    PhD Student

    Research Interests: System-level performance modeling of Li-S batteries, Machine learning in Li-S and Li-air batteries (in collaboration with Dr. Ramazan Yıldırım’s group at Boğaziçi University)









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    Burakhan Ertürk

    MSc Student

    Research Interests: Li-S batteries, Electrochemical Characterization









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    Oğuztan Uzun

    MSc Student

    Research Interests: Li-S batteries, Electrochemical Modeling









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    Büşra Abdülkadiroğlu

    Undergraduate Student

    Research Interests: Electrochemical modeling of Li-S batteries









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    K. Hilal Bektaş

    Undergraduate Student

    Research Interests: Electrochemical modeling of Li-S batteries









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    Kübra Tıraş

    Undergraduate Student

    Research Interests: Effect of cathode preparation methods on the Li-S battery performance









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    Korhan Anıl Turna

    Undergraduate Student

    Research Interests: Electrochemical modeling of Li-S batteries









    Group AlumnI:


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    Ayşegül Karakuş Kılıç

    MSc Thesis: Characterization of the Effect of Critical Cathode Design Parameters on the Lithium-Sulfur Cell Resistance using Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (2019)

    Now: PhD candidate at Boğaziçi University









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    Nisa Erişen

    MSc Thesis: Modeling of Reaction and Degradation Mechanisms in Lithium-Sulfur Batteries (2019)

    Now: Roketsan and PhD candidate at Middle East Technical University











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    Nur Ber Emerce

    MSc Thesis: Effect of Electrolyte-to-Sulfur Ratio in the Cathode on the Electrochemical Performance of Lithium-Sulfur Batteries (2019)

    Now: DeltaV











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    Nurcan Acet

    MSc Thesis: Electrodeposition and Characterization of Nickel/Titanium Carbide Nanocomposites (2017)

    Now: Unilever