Dr. Zeynep Erdöl

Topics of research

– Synthesis and characterization of cathode materials

– Electrocatalysis

– Design of advanced binders

Professional career

2017-2023   TURKISH – GERMAN UNIVERSITY, Istanbul/Turkey

Research and Teaching Assistant                    

Faculty of Science, Department of Material Science and Technologies



Erdol, Z., Ata, A., & Demir‐Cakan, R. (2022).Sodium-Selenium Batteries with Outstanding Rate Capability by Introducing Cubic Mn2O3 Electrocatalyst, ChemSusChem, e202300998. https://doi.org/10.1002/cssc.202300998

Erdol, Z., Yüzer, A. C., Kılıç, N., Ince M., and Ata A., and Demir-Cakan R., (2023). Tetraiodo Nickel Phthalocyanine Electrocatalyst Enables Superior Na-Se Battery Performances by Enhancing the Utilization of Na2Se., Journal of Power Sources, 579. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2023.233297


Erdol, Z., Ata, A., & Demir‐Cakan, R. (2022). Assessment on the Stable and High‐Capacity Na−Se Batteries with Carbonate Electrolytes. ChemElectroChem, 9(15).


Kaya, E. E., Evren, B., Erdol, Z., Ekinci, D., İpekoğlu, M., & Özenler, S. (2022). Morphological, microstructural, and photocatalytic characterization of undoped and Ni, Co doped Fe2O3 particles synthesized by sonochemical method. Turkish Journal of Chemistry, 46(6), 1897–1908.



Ceylan Cengiz, E., Erdol, Z., Sakar, B., Aslan, A., Ata, A., Ozturk, O., & Demir-Cakan, R. (2017a). Investigation of the Effect of Using Al2O3-Nafion Barrier on Room-Temperature Na-S Batteries. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 121(28). https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b04711

Educational background

 Doctoral degree

2016 – 2023    Gebze Technical University, Kocaeli (Turkey),

                         Material Science and Engineering

Thesis: “Development of Sodium-Selenium Battery System”

                  Supervised by Prof. Dr. Rezan Demir-Cakan

Master’s degree

      2013-2016     Gebze Technical University, Kocaeli (Turkey),

Material Science and Engineering

 Bachelor’s degree

2008-2012    Gazi University, Ankara (Turkey),

                             Chemical Engineering

Conferences & Visits

-September, 2021, Online

International Symposium on Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion

Presentation topic: Investigation the effect of the binder and the

electrolyte salt anion for optimizing the sodium-selenium battery system

May, 2021, Online

International Congress of Engineering and Natural Sciences Studies

Presentation topic: Installation of Metal-Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MO-CVD) System and Process Optimization for Iron Oxide Thin Film Coatings

– May, 2016, San Diego, CA

229th ECS Meeting

Presentation topic: Use of Al2O3/Nafion Membranes for Room-Temperature Sodium-Sulfur (Na-S) Batteries

 – March, 2016: Budapest, Hungary

International Green Energy Euro-mediterranean Hydrogen Technologies Conference

Presentation topic: Functional SiO2 Nanoparticles/Nafion Composite Membranes for PEMFC Application