Ph. D. Chemical and Process Engineering, Universitat Rovira i Virgili (SPAIN), 2011
M.S. Chemical and Process Engineering, Universitat Rovira i Virgili (SPAIN), 2007
B. S. Bioengineering, Ege University (TURKEY), 2005
Dr. Rükan Genç obtained her bachelor degree from Bioengineering (Ege University, Turkey) in 2005. In 2011, she received her Ph.D in Chemical and Process Engineering from Rovira i Virgili University (Spain). She pursued her postdoctoral research first in the Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology (UNAM), Bilkent University, and further at Chemistry Department of the Middle East Technical University. She is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department of Mersin University and leading the research group, Functional Nanomaterials Research Group (FUNGROUP), with ongoing projects focused on the use of biological materials and lipids as functional moieties to design multifunctional hybrid materials for their use in biomedical technologies, in bioanalysis and catalysis.