Assoc. Prof. Burcu Saner Okan

Assoc. Prof. Burcu Saner Okan is co-founder and general manager of NANOGRAFEN Nano Technological Products Company. Dr. Saner Okan received BSc degree in Chemistry at Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey in 2005. Dr. Saner Okan received MSc degree in 2007 and PhD degree in 2011 in Materials Science and Engineering programme at Sabanci University. Dr. Saner Okan is also an academic director of Sabancı University Integrated Manufacturing Technologies Research and Application Center since March 2022, and a research and application-oriented faculty member at Materials Science and Nanoengineering and Manufacturing technologies at Sabanci University since 2017. In addition, Dr. Saner Okan has an expertise in graphene, polymer nanocomposites, compounding, surface chemistry and electrospinning, recycling and upcycling, circular economy. She has more than 40 articles published in international journals, 7 book chapters, 2 patents and more than 50 conference papers in these fields.