Prof. Dr. Sevcan Ünlütürk

𖡡 IZTECH Department of Food Engineering, Room B18
Gülbahçe 35430 Urla / İzmir

☏ +90 232 750 6906

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Dr. Ünlütürk´s research has been on UV light treatment of liquid and solid foods, CFD modeling of UV systems, rheological behavior of food materials, the biocrystallizaton method and image processing technique for evaluation of the food quality.  Recent research efforts have focused on development of innovative solutions for various nutritious food products with consumer desired quality attributes.


Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, 1996 – 2002

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, IL/USA

Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, 1993 – 1995

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, IL/USA

Bachelor of Science in Food Engineering, 1987 – 1992

Ege University, Izmir/Turkey

Work Experience

Professor, Izmir Institute of Technology, 2017 – Present

Food Engineering Department, Urla, Izmir/Turkey

Associate Professor, Izmir Institute of Technology, 2012 – 2017

Food Engineering Department, Urla, Izmir/Turkey

Assistant Professor, Izmir Institute of Technology, 2003 – 2012

Food Engineering Department, Urla, Izmir/Turkey

Research Assistant, Izmir Institute of Technology, 2003 – 2003

Food Engineering Department, Urla, Izmir/Turkey

Teaching Assistant, Izmir Institute of Technology, 1999 – 2002

Chemical Engineering Department, Chicago, IL/USA

Intern, City of Chicago, Department of Water, 2001 – 2001

Bureau of Water Quality, Water Purification Laboratory, Chicago, IL/USA


Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST), 1994-2002, 2015

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), 1994-2002


1st place in Food Egineering Department and 3rd place in Engineering Faculty, 1992

Ege University

Graduate Education Scholarship, 1993 – 2002

Higher Education Council (YÖK)

3rd place in International Food R&D Brokerage Event, 2012

Aegean Exporters’ Associations

2nd place in Undergraduate Graduation Poster Competition, 2022

Chamber of Food Engineers