Fuat Topuz, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellows

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest

​Fuat focuses on the engineering of functional nanomaterials for environmental applications and separations in organic media.

Selected Publications

  • Electrospinning of uniform fibers of polymer of intrinsic microporosity-1 PIM-1): the influence of solution conduct... 
    F. Topuz* B. Satilmis* and T. Uyar*
    Polymer, 178, 121610 (1-8), (2019)
  • Efficient removal of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and heavy metals from water by electrospun nanofibrous... 
    A. Celebioglu,#, F. Topuz,# Z. I. Yildiz and T. Uyar*
    ACS Omega, 4 (4), 78507860, (2019)
  • RNA-mediated, green synthesis of Pd nanodendrites for catalytic reduction of nitroarenes 
    F. Topuz* and T. Uyar*
    Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 544, 206-216., (2019)
  • Electrospinning of nanocomposite nanofibers from cyclodextrin and laponite 
    F. Topuz* and T. Uyar*
    Composite Communication (Elsevier), 12, 33-38 (invited paper for a specific issu..., (2019)
  • Electrospinning of cyclodextrin functional nanofibers for drug delivery applications 
    F. Topuz* and T. Uyar*
    Pharmaceutics (MDPI), 11(1), 6 (invited paper for a specific issue "electrospun ..., (2019)
  • Nanocomposite bioinks based on agarose and nanosilicates with tunable flow properties and bioactivity for 3D biopri... 
    A. Nadernezhad,# O. S. Caliskan,# F. Topuz,# B. Erman and B. Koc*
    ACS Appl. Bio Mater., 2, 2, 796-806, (2019)
  • Facile and green synthesis of palladium nanoparticles loaded into cyclodextrin nanofibers and their catalytic appli... 
    A. Celebioglu, F. Topuz, and T. Uyar*
    New Journal of Chemistry (RSC), 43, 3146-3152, (2019)
  • One-step and green synthesis of silver nanoparticles embedded in cyclodextrin nanofibers for antibacterial applicat... 
    A. Celebioglu, F. Topuz, Z. I. Gurbuz and T. Uyar*
    Carbohydrate polymers, 207, 471-479, (2019)
  • Water-insoluble hydrophilic electrospun fibrous mat of cyclodextrin–epichlorohydrin polymer as highly effective sor... 
    A. Celebioglu, F. Topuz and T. Uyar*
    ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 1(1), 54-62, (2019)


Ph.D., Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, 2015

Professional Profile

  • ​2019-: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2018-2019: Postdoctoral fellow, UNAM - National Nanotechnology Research Center, Ankara, Turkey
  • 2016-2017: Marie Curie Co-Funded Brain Circulation Scheme Fellow and Project Leader, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2015-2016: Postdoctoral fellow, UNAM - National Nanotechnology Research Center, Ankara, Turkey

Research Interests Keywords

Polymer Synthesis Nanomaterials Electrospinning Hydrogels Polymeric Membranes Water treatment