International Projects

  • TUBITAK-NRF “ConTAM – Controlling toxic effects of acrylamide during digestion and metabolism of thermal processed foods” 2023-2025 
  • HORIZON-RIA “WASTELESS – Waste Quantification to Limit Environmental Stress” 2022-2025 (Proposal No: 101084222) 
  • COST Action “CA21149 – Reducing Acrylamide Exposure of Consumers by a Cereals Supply-Chain Approach Targeting Asparagine” 2022-2026 
  • 2236 – Co-Funded Brain Circulation Scheme2 (CoCirculation2) “Effective Valorization of Artichoke And Moringa Wastes Through The Use Of Novel Eco-Friendly Techniques For Extraction Of Bioactive Peptides” 2022-2023 (Project No: 121C370)
  • Royal Academy of Engineering and Newton Fund “Healthy Processed Food Design for Future Adults: Development of Sugar Reduction Strategies for Bakery Products” 2020-2022 (Project No: 120N061)
  • BMBF-IF IntenC “FoodResNet – Turkish-German Food Research Network: Joining Competences to Ensure Food Quality and Safety” 2014-2017 (Project No: 113O178) 
  • FP7-KBBE-2012-6 “FUSIONS – Food Use for Social Innovation by Optimising Waste Prevention Strategies” 2012-2016 (Project No: 311972)
  • FP7-KBBE-2010-4 “PROMETHEUS – PROcess contaminants: Mitigation and Elimination Techniques for High food quality and their Evaluation Using Sensors & Simulation” 2011-2014 (Project No: 265558)
  • FP7-SME-2007-1 “NANOFOODS – Development of Foods Containing Nano-encapsulated Ingredient” 2008-2010 (Project No: 222006)
  • COST 928 “Investigation of the Inhibition Possibilities of Oxidative Enzymes in Foods by Maillard Reaction Products” 2006-2010 (Project No: 105O716)
  • ITALY “The Use of Mediterranean Food Bioactive Compounds to Control the Formation of Hazardous Compounds in Thermally Processed Foods” 2007-2009 (Project No: 106O852)
  • COST 927-2 “Development of Simple and Rapid Sample Preparation Methods for the Analysis of Heat-Induced Compounds Causing Adverse Health Effects in Foods, Their Survey in Foods of Turkish Origin, and Investigating the Parameters Affecting Their Formation” 2005-2009 (Project No: 104O226)

National Projects

  • TUBITAK ARDEB “Production of Modified Gluten with Reduced Immunogenic Peptides by Chemical and Biochemical Reaction Mechanisms for Use in Bakery Products” 2023-2025 (Project No: 123O299) 
  • TUBITAK ARDEB “Investigation of the Protective Effect of Oat Bran Consumption with Enhanced Antioxidant Capacity Against Neoplastic and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases in Mouse Disease Models” 2023-2025 (Project No: 123S662) 
  • BAP “Production of Food Ingredients and Products with Reduced Acrylamide Risk, Improved Protein Bioavailability and Aroma Properties Using Bioprocessing Techniques” 2023-2025 (Project No: 20344)
  • TUBITAK “Evaluation of Functional Food Ingredients Produced by Germination and Fermentation of Different Grains in Terms of Bioactive and Neuroactive Compounds and Thermal Processing Contaminants” 2019-2021 (Project No: 119O105) 
  • BAP “Design of Cereal Based Dietary Fibers with High Antioxidant Capacity” 2017-2019 (Project No: FBA-2017-14246) 
  • TUBITAk ISBAP “UGTP – National Food Technology Platform” 2011-2014 (Project No: 110M641)
  • TUBITAK TARAL 1007 “Development of Functional Instant Tea and Determination of Its Effects on Health” 2011-2014 (Project No: 110G028)
  • BAP “Mitigation of Acrylamide Formation in Bread during Baking by Adding Amino Acids and Minerals” 2007-2009 (Project No: 07.01.602.010)
  • BAP “Investigation of the Effects of Different Recipe Formulations and Processing Conditions on Acrylamide Formation in Biscuits” 2004-2006 (Project No: 03.02.602.010)
  • TUBITAK “Effects of Controlled Atmosphere Storage and Irradiation Applications on Acrylamide Formation Potential of Potatoes” 2004-2006 (Project No: TOVAG 3248)
  • TUBITAK “Occurrence of Alicyclobacillus acidoterrestris in Epiphitic Flora of Apples used in Apple Juice Production” 2002-2003 (Project No: TOGTAG-2949)
  • TUBITAK “Deteriorations Caused by Lipoxygenase and Peroxidase in Frozen Pea, Green Bean and Carrot” 2000-2002 (Project No: 2633)
  • TUBITAK “Non-thermal Osmotic Distillation and Membrane Distillation Techniques for the Concentration of Tomato Juice” 2011-2013 (Advisor)
  • TUBITAK “Production and Characterization of Protein and Peptide Nanotubes that can be Used in Food Industry from Cheese Water Proteins” 2010-2011
  • TUBITAK “Mitigation of Acrylamide Formation in French Fries during Frying Using Microwave Defrosting Pretreatment” 2008-2009
  • TUBITAK “Determination of the Causes of White Spot Damage in Apricots Cultivated in Malatya Province and its Environs” 2003-2005
  • TUBITAK “Production of Potato Chips with Low Acrylamide and Fat Content by Radio Frequency Final Drying Process Applied to Partially Fried Potato Slices” 2015-2016

Industry Projects

  • “Development of Functional Pomegranate Products” 2011-2012
  • “Determination of Chemical Composition of Oils and Remaining Residues Obtained by Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Extraction” 2010-2011
  • “Determination of Bitter Compounds in Sesames from Different Geographical Origins” 2010-2011
  • “Grain Stabilization” 2011-2013