Seda Keskin

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering

Koc University






Seda Keskin is a professor at the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Koç University and she acts as the Associate Dean for Research at the College of Engineering. She received her undergraduate and MSc. degrees from the Department of Chemical Engineering, Bogazici University in 2004 and 2006, respectively. She completed her PhD at the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology in 2009. Her PhD thesis on the atomistic modeling of nanoporous membranes received the Sigma Xi Best Doctoral Dissertation Award and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Outstanding PhD Thesis Award. Her research expertise is in atomically-detailed simulations of new generation nanoporous materials for energy applications. She was the recipient of L’Oreal Young Women in Science Award, Turkish Academy of Sciences Distinguished Young Scientist Award (TÜBA-GEBİP), The Science Academy Young Scientists Award (BAGEP), TÜBİTAK Encouragement Award, Parlar Foundation Research Incentive Award, FABED Outstanding Achievement Award and Koç University Outstanding Faculty Award. She received the European Research Council’s ERC-Starting Grant in 2017, and she was recently elected to the Global Young Academy as the representative of Turkey in engineering.