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Biography

Dr. Zeki Candan

Department of Forest Products Engineering

Istanbul University, Istanbul, TURKEY


Email: zekic@istanbul.edu.tr


Qualifications


2012 Ph.D., Department of Forest Products Engineering, Istanbul University, TURKEY

2007 M.S., Department of Forest Products Engineering, Istanbul University, TURKEY

2003 B.S., Department of Forest Products Engineering, Istanbul University, TURKEY


Research Fields


Nanotechnology applications in wood composites, biomaterials, and thermosetting & thermoplastic adhesives

Nanocellulose-reinforced adhesives and composites

Nanocomposites & bionanocomposites

Thermal analysis methods (DMA, TMA, TGA, DTA, DSC)


Publications (selected)

  1. CANDAN, Z., AKBULUT, T., 2014. Nano-engineered plywood panels: Performance properties. Composites Part B: Engineering 64:155–161.
  2. CANDAN, Z., AKBULUT, T., 2013. Developing environmentally friendly wood composite panels by nanotechnology. BioResources 8(3):3590–3598.
  3. CANDAN, Z., KORKUT, S., UNSAL, O., 2013. Effect of thermal modification by hot pressing on performance properties of paulownia wood boards. Industrial Crops and Products 45:461–464.
  4. CANDAN, Z., KORKUT, S., UNSAL, O., 2013. Thermally compressed poplar wood (TCW): physical and mechanical properties. Drvna Industrija 64(2):107–211.
  5. ATIK, C., CANDAN, Z., UNSAL, O., 2013. Colour characteristics of pine wood affected by thermal compressing. Ciencia Florestal 23(2):477–481.
  6. CANDAN, Z., AYRILMIS, N., DUNDAR, T., ATAR, M., 2012. Fire performance of LVL panels treated with fire retardant chemicals. Wood Research 57(4):651–658.
  7. CANDAN, Z., AKBULUT, T., WANG, S., ZHANG, X., SISCI, A.F., 2012. Layer thickness swell characteristics of medium density fiberboard (MDF) panels affected by some production parameters. Wood Research 57(3):441–452.
  8. CANDAN, Z., BUYUKSARI, U., KORKUT, S., UNSAL, O., CAKICIER, N., 2012. Wettability and surface roughness of thermally modified plywood panels. Industrial Crops and Products 36(1):434–436.
  9. AKGUL, M., KORKUT, S., CAMLIBEL, O., CANDAN, Z., AKBULUT, T., 2012. Wettability and surface roughness characteristics of medium density fiberboard panels from (Rhododendron Ponticum) biomass. Maderas. Ciencia y tecnologia 14(2):185–193.
  10. COTA, H., AJDINAJ, D., LATO, E., CANDAN, Z., QUKU, D., BAJRAKTARI, A., and KORKUT, S., 2012. Effect of twist drill bit and feeding speed on air dust during boring process of solid wood and wood-based composite panels. International Journal of Physical Sciences 7(11):1837–1846.
  11. CANDAN, Z., AYRILMIS, N., and AKBULUT, T., 2011. Dimensional stability performance of fire retardant treated veneer-oriented strandboard composites. BioResources 6(1):308–316.


Profile Details

http://aves.istanbul.edu.tr/zekic

Last Updated: 2011-12-13