Ilke Pala Ozkok

Førsteamanuensis i miljøteknologi

Det teknisk-naturvitenskapelige fakultet
Institutt for kjemi, biovitenskap og miljøteknologi
KE C-227

Bio

PROFESSIONAL RECORD
Assoc. Prof.                           University of Stavanger          
(since 01.08.2018)                  Faculty of Science and Technology
                                                Dept. of Chemistry, Bioscience and Environmental Engineering
Assoc. Prof.                           Istanbul Technical University
(01.04.2016 – 07.10.2020)      Civil Engineering Faculty       
                                                Environmental Engineering Department
Post Doctoral Researcher    Istanbul Technical University
(05.06.2012–01.04.2016)        Civil Engineering Faculty       
                                                Environmental Engineering Department
Visiting Researcher  Albert Ludwig’s Universitaet Freiburg
(31.01.2011–31.01.2012)        Universitaets Klinikum
                                                Institut für Umweltmedizin und Krankenhaushygiene
                                                (Department of Environmental Health Sciences)
Research and Teaching       Istanbul Technical University
Assistant                                Civil Engineering Faculty
(25.12.2005–05.06.2012)        Environmental Engineering Department
09.2005 – 06.2012                  Ph.D in Environmental Biotechnology
                                                Istanbul Technical University,
                                                Graduate School of Science Engineering and Technology
09.2002 – 05.2006                  BSc in Molecular Biology and Genetics
                                                Istanbul Technical University, Science and Letters Faculty,
                                                Molecular Biology and Genetics Department
09.2001 – 05.2005                  BSc in Environmental Engineering
                                                Istanbul Technical University, Civil Engineering Faculty,
                                                Environmental Engineering Department

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Activated Sludge Modelling
  • Next Generation DNA Sequencing Techniques and Data Analysis
  • Microbial Population Dynamics 
  • Effects of Specific Pollutants on Biological Treatment Systems
  • Determination of Antibiotic Resistance Genes
  • Environmental Microbiology

 

Publikasjoner
  • Vitenskapelige publikasjoner
    • Demirkaya, Esma; Ciftcioglu, Bengisu; Ozyildiz, Goksin; Zengin, Gulsum Emel; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Cokgor, Emine; Tas, Didem Okutman

      (2022)

      Comprehensive evaluation of starter culture impact on the bioreactor performance and microbial kinetics.

      Biochemical engineering journal.

      ISSN 1369-703X.

      Volum 177.

      DOI: 10.1016/j.bej.2021.108233

    • Insel, Güçlü; Ozyildiz, Goksin; Okutman-Tas, Didem; Guven, Didem; Zengin, Gulsum Emel; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Sagir Kurt, Ece; Atli, Ezgi; Artan, Nazik; Takács, Imre; Cokgor, Emine

      (2022)

      A comprehensive evaluation of process kinetics: A plant-wide approach for nutrient removal and biogas production.

      Water Research.

      ISSN 0043-1354.

      Volum 217.

      DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2022.118410

    • Basiry, Daniel; Entezari Heravi, Nooshin; Uluseker, Cansu; Kaster, Krista Michelle; Kommedal, Roald; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke

      (2022)

      The effect of disinfectants and antiseptics on co- and cross-selection of resistance to antibiotics in aquatic environments and wastewater treatment plants.

      Frontiers in Microbiology.

      ISSN 1664-302X.

      Volum 13.

      DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2022.1050558

    • Olmez-Hanci, T; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Orhon, Derin; Sozen, Seval

      (2022)

      Advanced Oxidation of Segregated Streams for Effective Color Removal from Denim Processing Effluents.

      Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry.

      ISSN 2069-5837.

      Volum 12.

      Hefte 1.

      s.391-404.

    • Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Zengin, Gulsum Emel; Okutman Tas, Didem; Yagci, Nevin; Guven, Didem; Insel, H. Guclu; Cokgor, Emine

      (2022)

      Polyhydroxyalkanoate production from food industry residual streams using mixed microbial cultures. I: Clean energy and resource recovery : Wastewater treatment plants as biorefineries, Volume 2.

      Elsevier.

      ISBN 978-0-323-90178-9.

      s.265-284.

      DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-323-90178-9.00010-X

    • Uluseker, Cansu; Kaster, Krista Michelle; Thorsen, Kristian; Basiry, Daniel; Shobana, Sutha; Jain, Monika; Kumar, Gopalakrishnan; Kommedal, Roald; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke

      (2021)

      A Review on Occurrence and Spread of Antibiotic Resistance in Wastewaters and in Wastewater Treatment Plants: Mechanisms and Perspectives.

      Frontiers in Microbiology.

      ISSN 1664-302X.

      Volum 12.

      DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.717809

    • Zengin, Gulsum Emel; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Okutman Tas, Didem; Yangin-Gomec, Cigdem; Altinbas, Mahmut; Cokgor, Emine

      (2020)

      Impact of ultrasonic pre-treatment on domestic sludge digestion performance and microbial community dynamics.

      Environmental technology.

      ISSN 0959-3330.

      Volum 41.

      Hefte 7.

      s.931-943.

      DOI: 10.1080/09593330.2018.1515264

    • Ciftcioglu, Bengisu; Demirkaya, Esma; Saleh, Esra; Soylu, Dilsad; Ozyildiz, Goksin; Zengin, Gulsum Emel; Guven, Didem; Topuz, Emel; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Insel, Güclü; Cokgor, Emine; Okutman Tas, Didem

      (2020)

      Insights into the acute effect of anti-inflammatory drugs on activated sludge systems with high solids retention time.

      Environmental technology.

      ISSN 0959-3330.

      DOI: 10.1080/09593330.2020.1761456

    • Guventurk, Ayse; Ozturk, Dilara; Ozyildiz, Goksin; Ayisigi, Ezgi; Guven, Didem; Zengin, Gulsum Emel; Okutman Tas, Didem; Olmez-Hanci, Tugba; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Yagci, Nevin; Insel, Güclü; Cokgor, Emine

      (2020)

      Determination of the potential of pickle wastewater as feedstock for biopolymer production .

      Water Science and Technology.

      ISSN 0273-1223.

      Volum 81.

      Hefte 1.

      s.21-28.

      DOI: 10.2166/wst.2020.060

    • Pala Ozkok, Ilke; Ubay-Cokgor, Emine; Jonas, Daniel; Orhon, Derin

      (2018)

      Kinetic and microbial response of activated sludge community to acute and chronic exposure to tetracycline.

      Journal of Hazardous Materials.

      ISSN 0304-3894.

      Volum 367.

      s.418-426.

      DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2018.12.094

    • Cokgor, E; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Guven, Didem; Zengin, Gulsum Emel; Okutman Tas, Didem; Yagci, Nevin; Sayi Ucar, N; Ozyildiz, Goksin; Insel, Güçlü

      (2018)

      Microbial biopolymers: overview on the use of polyhydroxyalkanoates in bioplastic production .

      Chamber of Environmental Engineers Technical Journal of Environmental Science and Technology.

      ISSN 1302-5627.

      Volum 3.

      s.21-52.

    • Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Kor-Bicakci, Gokce; Cokgor, Emine; Jonas, Daniel; Orhon, Derin

      (2018)

      Microbial endogenous response to acute inhibitory impact of antibiotics.

      Environmental technology.

      ISSN 0959-3330.

      Volum 39.

      Hefte 13.

      s.1626-1637.

    • Yagci, Nevin; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Sarialioglu, F; Alli, B; Artan, Nazik; Orhon, Derin; Sozen, Seval

      (2018)

      Respirometric anatomy of the OSA process: Microbial basis of enhanced sludge reduction mechanism.

      Journal of chemical technology and biotechnology (1986).

      ISSN 0268-2575.

      Volum 93.

      Hefte 12.

      s.3462-3471.

    • Kor-Bicakci, Gokce; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Ural, Aslihan; Jonas, Daniel; Orhon, Derin; Cokgor, Emine

      (2016)

      Is the chronic impact of sulfamethoxazole different for slow growing culture? The effect of culture history.

      Bioresource Technology.

      ISSN 0960-8524.

      Volum 206.

      s.65-76.

    • Pala-Ozkok, Ilke

      (2016)

      Acute impact of dimethyl phthalate on activated sludge nitrification kinetics.

      Desalination and Water Treatment.

      ISSN 1944-3994.

      Volum 57.

      Hefte 22.

      s.10278-10390.

    • Karahan-Ozgun, Ozlem; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Kutay, Can; Orhon, Derin

      (2016)

      Characteristics and Biodegradability of Olive Mill Wastewaters.

      Environmental technology.

      ISSN 0959-3330.

      Volum 37.

      Hefte 10.

      s.1240-1248.

    • Sozen, Seval; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Aysel, M; Teksoy-Basaran, Senem; Akarsubasi, A; Ergal, I; Kurt, Halil; Cokgor, Emine; Orhon, Derin

      (2015)

      Performance and microbial behavior of submerged membrane bioreactor at extremely low sludge ages.

      Desalination and Water Treatment.

      ISSN 1944-3994.

      Volum 56.

      Hefte 4.

      s.862-874.

    • Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Cokgor, Emine; Cakar, ZP; Orhon, Derin

      (2014)

      Acute impact of erythromycin on substrate utilization by activated sludge: Effect of sludge age.

      Journal of chemical technology and biotechnology (1986).

      ISSN 0268-2575.

      Volum 89.

      Hefte 7.

      s.1091-1102.

    • Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Kor-Bicakci, Gokce; Ural, Aslihan; Katipoglu-Yazan, Tugce; Yagci, Nevin; Cokgor, Emine; Orhon, Derin

      (2014)

      Acute impact of sulfamethoxazole on the utilization of simple and complex substrates by fast growing microbial culture.

      Journal of chemical technology and biotechnology (1986).

      ISSN 0268-2575.

      Volum 89.

      Hefte 14.

      s.603-615.

    • Biros, Y; Cokgor, Emine; Yagci, Nevin; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Cakar, ZP; Sozen, Seval; Orhon, Derin

      (2014)

      Effect of acetate to biomass ratio on polyhydroxybutyrate generation in fast growing microbial culture.

      Bioresource Technology.

      ISSN 0960-8524.

      Volum 171.

      s.314-322.

    • Katipoglu-Yazan, Tugce; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Cokgor, Emine; Orhon, Derin

      (2014)

      Impact of tetracycline and erythromycin on the storage mechanism of polyhydroxyalkanoates.

      Biochemical engineering journal.

      ISSN 1369-703X.

      Volum 91.

      s.283-289.

    • Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Rehman, Ateequr; Jonas, Daniel; Cokgor, Emine; Orhon, Derin

      (2014)

      Pyrosequencing reveals the effect of chronic exposure to erythromycin on activated sludge bacterial community structure.

      Biochemical engineering journal.

      ISSN 1369-703X.

      Volum 90.

      s.195-205.

    • Kor-Bicakci, Gokce; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Rehman, Ateequr; Jonas, Daniel; Cokgor, Emine; Orhon, Derin

      (2014)

      Chronic impact of sulfamethoxazole on acetate utilization kinetics and population dynamics of fast growing microbial culture.

      Bioresource Technology.

      ISSN 0960-8524.

      Volum 166.

      s.219-228.

    • Sozen, Seval; Cokgor, Emine; Teksoy-Basaran, Senem; Aysel, M; Akarsubasi, A; Ergal, I; Kurt, Halil; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Orhon, Derin

      (2014)

      Effect of high loading on substrate utilization kinetics and microbial community structure in super-fast submerged membrane bioreactor.

      Bioresource Technology.

      ISSN 0960-8524.

      Volum 159.

      s.118-127.

    • Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Rehman, Ateequr; Kor-Bicakci, Gokce; Ural, Aslihan; Schilhabel, Markus B.; Cokgor, Emine; Jonas, Daniel; Orhon, Derin

      (2013)

      Effect of sludge age on population dynamics and acetate utilization kinetics under aerobic conditions.

      Bioresource Technology.

      ISSN 0960-8524.

      Volum 143.

      s.68-75.

    • Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Orhon, Derin

      (2013)

      Chronic effect of erythromycin on substrate biodegradation kinetics of activated sludge.

      Biochemical engineering journal.

      ISSN 1369-703X.

      Volum 81.

      s.29-39.

    • Katipoglu-Yazan, Tugce; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Cokgor, Emine; Orhon, Derin

      (2013)

      Acute impact of erythromycin and tetracycline on the kinetics of nitrification and organic carbon removal in mixed microbial culture.

      Bioresource Technology.

      ISSN 0960-8524.

      Volum 144.

      s.410-419.

    • Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Rehman, Ateequr; Yagci, Nevin; Cokgor, Emine; Jonas, Daniel; Orhon, Derin

      (2012)

      Characteristics of Mixed Microbial Culture at Different Sludge Ages: Effect on Variable Kinetics for Substrate Utilization.

      Bioresource Technology.

      ISSN 0960-8524.

      Volum 126.

      s.274-282.

    • Ciggin, A; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Katipoglu, Tugce; Dulekgurgen, E; Meric, Sureyya; Orhon, Derin

      (2011)

      Research Potential of Doctoral Studies on Environmental Sciences and Engineering.

      Desalination and Water Treatment.

      ISSN 1944-3994.

      Volum 26.

      Hefte 1-3.

      s.3-13.

    • Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Katipoglu-Yazan, Tugce; Cokgor, Emine; Insel, H. Guclu; Talinli, I; Orhon, Derin

      (2011)

      Respirometric Assessment of Substrate Binding by Antibiotics in Peptone Biodegradation.

      Journal of Environmental Science and Health. Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering.

      ISSN 1093-4529.

      Volum 46.

      s.1588-1597.

    • Arslan-Alaton, I; Olmez-Hanci, T; Karahan, Ozlem; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Orhon, Derin

      (2011)

      Purification of surfactants by advanced oxidation processes: Process optimization and toxicity analysis .

      Water Pollution Control Journal.

      ISSN 1301-1588.

      Volum 21.

      Hefte 1.

      s.69-80.

    • Sozen, Seval; Orhon, Derin; Cokgor, E; Insel, G; Karahan, Ozlem; Yagci, N; Dogruel, S; Zengin, Gulsum Emel; Olmez-Hanci, T; Okutman Tas, D; Dulekgurgen, E; Ciggin, A; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Katipoglu, Tugce

      (2009)

      Model-based process optimization in advanced biological wastewater treatment plants.

      ITU Journal/e Water Pollution Control.

      ISSN 1307-2021.

      Volum 19.

      Hefte 1-2.

      s.101-110.

    • Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Kolukirik, M; Insel, Güçlü; Ince, O; Cakar, ZP; Orhon, Derin

      (2008)

      Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) for the assessment of nitrifying bacteria in a pilot-scale membrane bioreactor.

      Fresenius Environmental Bulletin (FEB).

      ISSN 1018-4619.

      Volum 17.

      Hefte 11.

      s.2255-2261.

    • Insel, Güçlü; Karahan, Ozlem; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Katipoglu, Tugce; Cokgor, Emine; Orhon, Derin

      (2006)

      Unified basis for the respirometric evaluation of inhibition for activated sludge.

      Journal of Environmental Science and Health. Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering.

      ISSN 1093-4529.

      Volum 41.

      Hefte 9.

      s.1763-1780.

  • Bøker og kapitler
    • Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Orhon, Derin

      (2012)

      Inhibitory Impact of Selected Antibiotics on Biodegradation Characteristic and Microbial Population under Aerobic Conditions.

  • Formidling
    • Entezari Heravi, Nooshin; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Kommedal, Roald

      (2022)

      Understanding the impacts of chloroxylenol antimicrobial on biological wastewater treatment systems.

      6th International Symposium on the Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance;

      2022-09-22 - 2022-09-27.

    • Soylu, Dilsad; Ozyildiz, Goksin; Ozturk, D; Ciftcioglu-Gozuacik, B; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Olmez-Hanci, T; Cokgor, E

      (2022)

      Aerobic biodegradability and nitrification of a mixed organized industrial district wastewater.

      11th IWA International Symposium on Waste Management Problems in Agro‑Industry;

      2022-10-26 - 2022-10-28.

    • Entezari Heravi, Nooshin; Tran, Diana; Basiry, Daniel; Kaster, Krista Michelle; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke

      (2021)

      Impact of Tetracycline on biological wastewater systems using two different types of respirometry.

      14. National 2. International Environmental Engineering Congress;

      2021-12-09 - 2021-12-11.

    • Ciftcioglu, B; Demirkaya, E; Saleh, E; Soylu, D; Ozyildiz, Goksin; Zengin, GE; Guven, D; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Cokgor, E; Okutman Tas, D

      (2019)

      Acute effect of micropollutants on an activated sludge system with high sludge retention time operated as a sequencing batch reactor.

      10th IWA International Symposium on Waste Management Problems in Agro-Industries;

      2019-06-19 - 2019-06-21.

    • Guventurk, A; Ozturk, D; Ozyildiz, Goksin; Guven, D; Zengin, GE; Okutman Tas, D; Olmez Hanci, T; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Yagci, N; Insel, G; Cokgor, E

      (2019)

      Determination of the potential of pickle wastewater as feedstock for biopolymer production.

      10th IWA International Symposium on Waste Management Problems in Agro-Industries;

      2019-06-19 - 2019-06-21.

    • Kommedal, Roald; Kumar, Gopalakrishnan; Kaster, Krista Michelle; Pala Ozkok, Ilke; Thorsen, Kristian

      (2018)

      A simple mathematical model for antimicrobial resistance gene transfer in wastewater treatment models.

      3rd International Conference on Alternative Fuels, Energy and Environment (ICAFEE 2018) & 1st International Conference on Water Resources and Sustainability (ICWRS 2018);

      2018-10-28 - 2018-10-31.

    • Demirkaya, Esma; Unver, H; Ciftcioglu, B; Ozyildiz, Goksin; Zengin, Gulsum Emel; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Cokgor, Emine; Okutman Tas, D

      (2018)

      Effect of Seed Biomass on Wastewater Treatment Performance.

      4th International Conference on Recycling and Reuse;

      2018-10-24 - 2018-10-26.

    • Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Katipoglu-Yazan, Tugce; Olmez-Hanci, T; Cokgor, Emine; Orhon, Derin

      (2017)

      Modelling Acute and Chronic Effect of Sulfamethoxazole on the Biodegradation Kinetics of Activated Sludge.

      IWA 10th Micropol and Ecohazard Conference;

      2017-09-17 - 2017-09-20.

    • Katipoglu-Yazan, Tugce; Ozdemir, Seda; Kor-Bicakci, Gokce; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Zengin, Gulsum Emel; Okutman Tas, D; Insel, H. Guclu; Orhon, Derin; Cokgor, E

      (2017)

      Fate of Particulate Components in Aerobic Stabilization.

      12th National Environmental Engineering Congress;

      2017-10-05 - .

    • Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Orhon, Derin; Jonas, Daniel

      (2014)

      Determination of Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Chronically Inhibited Activated Sludge Reactors.

      IWA Conference ¨Activated Sludge - 100 Years and Counting!¨;

      2014-06-12 - 2014-06-14.

    • Kor-Bicakci, Gokce; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Ural, Aslihan; Rehman, Ateequr; Jonas, Daniel; Cokgor, Emine; Orhon, Derin

      (2014)

      Evaluation of Chronic Impact of Sulfamethoxazole in Acetate Biodegradation and Microbial Composition at Different Culture Histories.

      AGRO 2014 - 9th IWA International Symposium on Waste Management Problems in Agro-Industries;

      2014-11-24 - 2014-11-26.

    • Kor-Bicakci, Gokce; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Ural, Aslihan; Rehman, Ateequr; Jonas, Daniel; Cokgor, Emine; Orhon, Derin

      (2014)

      Chronic impact of sulfamethoxazole on acetate utilization kinetics and microbial composition at different culture histories.

      IWA Conference ¨Activated Sludge – 100 Years and Counting!¨;

      2014-06-12 - 2014-06-14.

    • Karahan-Ozgun, Ozlem; Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Kutay, Can; Orhon, Derin

      (2014)

      Respirometric Assessment of Biological and Chemical Treatability of Olive Mill Wastewaters.

      2nd International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology;

      2014-05-14 - 2014-05-17.

    • Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Altinbas, M; Cokgor, Emine

      (2014)

      Evaluation of Differences in Microbial Population After the Aerobic/Anaerobic Treatability of Domestic/Municipal Waste Sludge.

      ECSM 2014 – 4th European Conference on Sludge Management;

      2014-05-26 - 2014-05-27.

    • Pala-Ozkok, Ilke; Kor-Bicakci, Gokce; Ural, Aslihan; Cakar, ZP; Cokgor, Emine; Orhon, Derin

      (2013)

      Enhanced endogenous respiration – Microbial response to acute inhibitory impact of antibiotics.

      IWA 2nd Water Research Conference ;

      2013-01-20 - 2013-01-23.

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