Selim Senkan

Professor, 5532-B Boelter Hall, (310) 206-4106, senkan@seas.ucla.edu

Selim Senkan

Contact Information

Office: 5532-B Boelter Hall
Phone number: (310) 206-4106
Fax number: (310) 267-0177

Research Website

Education

  • B.S., METU, Ankara, Turkey, 1972
  • M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1973
  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1977

Awards

  • AIChE Lawrence K. Cecil Award, 1991
  • NATO Science Fellow, 1972-1976

Research Interests

  • Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • Catalysis & Combustion

Recent Papers

  • Duan, S; Kahn, M; Senkan, S. “High-throughput nanoparticle catalysis: Partial oxidation of propylene.” Combinatorial Chem. & High Throughput Screening, 10 (2): 111-119 FEB 2007.
  • Soyer, S; Uzun, A; Senkan, S; Onal, I. “A quantum chemical study of nitric oxide reduction by ammonia (SCR reaction) on V2O5 catalyst surface.” Catalysis Today, 118 (3-4): 268-278 DEC 15 2006.
  • Senkan, S; Kahn, M; Duan, S; Ly, A; Leidhom, C. “High-throughput metal nanoparticle catalysis by pulsed laser ablation.” Catalysis Today, 117 (1-3): 291-296 SEP 30 2006.
  • Onal, I; Soyer, S; Senkan, S. “Adsorption of water and ammonia on TiO2-anatase cluster models.” Surface Science, 600 (12): 2457-2469 JUN 15 2006.
  • Duan, S; Senkan, S. “Catalytic conversion of ethanol to hydrogen using combinatorial methods.”
    Industrial & Eng. Chem. Res, 44 (16): 6381-6386 AUG 3 2005.
  • Inal, F; Senkan, SA. “Effects of oxygenate concentration on species mole fractions in premixed n-heptane flames.” Fuel, 84 (5): 495-503 MAR 2005.
  • Krantz, K; Senkan, S. “Systematic evaluation of monometallic catalytic materials for lean-burn NOx reduction using combinatorial methods.” Catalysis Today, 98 (3): 413-421 DEC 1 2004.
  • Senkan, S., S. Ozturk, K. Krantz, et al., “Photoionization Detection (PID) as a High Throughput Screening Tool in Catalysis,” Appl. Catal. A-Gen., 254 (1):97-106 (Nov. 10, 2003).
  • Miyazaki, T., S. Ozturk, I. Onal, et al., “Selective Oxidation of Propylene to Propylene Oxide using Combinatorial Methodologies,” Catal. Today, 81(3):473-484 (Jun 30, 2003).
  • Inal F., G. Tayfur, T.R. Melton, S.M. Senkan, “Experimental and artificial neural network modeling study on soot formation in premixed hydrocarbon flames,” Fuel, 82 (12): 1477-1490 AUG 2003.

Books

Courses Teaching

  • Chemical Engineering 101A