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The Akbulut Lab is involved in research in various areas of nanotechnology, surface and interface science, with a special focus on the areas of drug delivery, biomedical interfaces, tribology, surface and intermolecular forces, colloidal stabilization, and crystallization.

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Academic Articles72
  • Bhat, B., Liu, S., Lin, Y., Sentmanat, M. L., Kwon, J., & Akbulut, M. (2021). Supramolecular dynamic binary complexes with pH and salt-responsive properties for use in unconventional reservoirs. PLOS ONE. 16(12), e0260786-e0260786.
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  • Pahari, S., Moon, J., Akbulut, M., Hwang, S., & Kwon, J. (2021). Estimation of Microstructural Properties of Wormlike Micelles Via a Multi-Scale Multi-Recommendation Batch Bayesian Optimization. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 60(43), 15669-15678.
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  • Pahari, S., Bhadriraju, B., Akbulut, M., & Kwon, J. (2021). A slip-spring framework to study relaxation dynamics of entangled wormlike micelles with kinetic Monte Carlo algorithm.. J Colloid Interface Sci. 600, 550-560.
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  • Pahari, S., Moon, J., Akbulut, M., Hwang, S., & Kwon, J. (2021). Model predictive control for wormlike micelles (WLMs): Application to a system of CTAB and NaCl. Chemical Engineering Research and Design. 174, 30-41.
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  • Liu, S., Ulugun, B., DeFlorio, W., Arcot, Y., Yegin, Y., Salazar, K. S., ... Akbulut, M. (2021). Development of durable and superhydrophobic nanodiamond coating on aluminum surfaces for improved hygiene of food contact surfaces. Journal of Food Engineering. 298, 110487-110487.
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Chapters3
  • Yegin, Y., Yilmaz, G., Karako, ., Yegin, C., ete, S., Akbulut, M., & Sari, M. M. (2016). Molecularly Imprinted Materials for Controlled Release Systems. Advanced Molecularly Imprinting Materials. 455-522. John Wiley & Sons, Inc..
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  • Kheireddin, B., Zhang, M., & Akbulut, M. (2013). Adhesion, Friction, and Lubrication of Polymeric Nanoparticles and their Applications. Polymer Adhesion, Friction, and Lubrication. 617-657. John Wiley & Sons, Inc..
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  • MIN, Y., AKBULUT, M., KRISTIANSEN, K., GOLAN, Y., & ISRAELACHVILI, J. (2009). The role of interparticle and external forces in nanoparticle assembly. Nanoscience and Technology. 38-49. Co-Published with Macmillan Publishers Ltd, UK.
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Conference Papers17
  • Yegin, C., Temizel, C., & Akbulut, M. (2021). Solvent-Loaded Microspheres for Permeability Enhancement in Heavy Crude Oil Reservoirs. Day 2 Wed, September 22, 2021, SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition.
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  • Oh, J. K., Yegin, Y., Rapisand, W., Zhang, M., Castillo, A., Cisneros-Zevallos, L., & Akbulut, M. (2019). Modification of food-safe glove surfaces with superhydrophobic nanotextures for enhanced food safety. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. 257,
  • Zhao, L., Papadaki, M. I., Mannan, M. S., & Akbulut, M. (2019). Study of the initiator mischarging effect on runaway reaction of styrene polymerization. 34th Center for Chemical Process Safety International Conference 2019, CCPS 2019 - Topical Conference at the 2019 AIChE Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety. 408-422.
  • Zhao, L., Papadaki, M. I., Mannan, M. S., & Akbulut, M. (2019). Study of the initiator mischarging effect on runaway reaction of styrene polymerization. 8th Process Safety Management Mentoring Forum 2019, PSMM 2019 - Topical Conference at the 2019 AIChE Spring Meeting and 15th Global Congress on Process Safety. 286-298.
  • Hao, L. i., Zhang, L., & Akbulut, M. (2018). Solid-shelled microemulsion with capabilities of confinement-induced release for improving permeability of reservoirs. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. 255,
patents
Patents1
chaired theses and dissertations
Email
makbulut@tamu.edu
First Name
Mustafa
Last Name
Akbulut
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Chemical Engineering; 3122 TAMU
College Station, TX 77845
USA