Oznur Caliskan-Aydogan

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Current Standing: 
Ph.D.
Last Degree: 
M.S. in Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Penn State University
Curriculum Vitae: 
Entered Program in: 
2018
Academic Background: 
  • Ph.D. Student in Biosystems Engineering, MSU, East Lansing, MI, (2018 – present).
  • M.S. in Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, (2016-2018). GPA: 3.92
  • Changes in Thermal Properties During the Growing Season to Predict the Apple Harvest Time and Monitor the Quality. (Thesis)
  • M.S. in Food Microbiology, Food Engineering Department, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey (2013-2016), GPA: 3.75
  • Molecular Characterization of Indigenous Lactic Acid Bacteria and Yeasts in Fermented Grape Leaves. (Thesis)
  • B.S. in Food Engineering, College of Engineering, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey. (2009-2013), GPA:3.55
Current Research Interests / Thesis Topic: 

Food Safety, Biodefense, Biosensor

Publications / Journal Articles: 
  • Caliskan-Aydogan, O., Yi, H., Schupp, J.R., Choi, D.D., Heinemann, P.H., Puri, V.M., 2018. Thermal Properties of ‘Gala’ Apple during the Growing Season for Predicting the Harvest Time, Transactions of the ASABE, In review
  • Ozturk, I., Tornuk, F., Caliskan-Aydogan, O., Durak, M.Z., Sagdic, O., 2016. Decontamination of Iceberg Lettuce by Some Plant Hydrosols, LWT-Food Science and Technology, 74, 48-54.
  • Ekici, L., Ozturk, I., Karaman, S., Caliskan, O., Tornuk, F., Sagdic, O., Yetim, H. 2015. Effects of black carrot concentrate on textural, bioactive, aroma, color, and sensory properties of sucuk, a traditional Turkish dry-fermented sausage. LWT- Food Science and Technology, 62: 718-726.
  • Ozturk, I., Caliskan, O., Tornuk, F., Ozcan, N., Yalcin, H., Baslar, M., Sagdic, O. 2015. Antioxidant, antimicrobial, mineral, volatile, physicochemical and microbiological characteristics of traditional home-made Turkish vinegars. LWT-Food Science and Technology, 63(1), 144-151.
  • Ozturk, I., Karaman, S., Baslar, M., Cam, M., Caliskan, O., Sagdic, O., Yalcin, H. 2014. Aroma, sugar and anthocyanin profile of fruit and seed of Mahlab (Prunus mahaleb L.): Optimization of bioactive compounds extraction by simplex lattice mixture design. Food Analytical Methods, 7: 761-773.
  • Caliskan-Aydogan, O., Yi, H., Schupp, J.R., Puri, V.M. Changes in Thermal Properties of ‘Gala’ Apple During the Growing Season and Correlation with Harvest Fruit Quality and Maturity Indices. 1) Graduate School Exhibition (03.23-25.2018), 2) 24th Gamma Sigma Delta Research Expo. (03.27.2018), and 3) College of Engineering Research Symposium (CERS) (04.10.2018). (Poster)
  • Caliskan-Aydogan, O., Yi, H., Schupp, J.R., Choi, D.D., Heinemann, P.H., Puri, V.M. Thermal Properties of ‘Gala’ Apple During the Growing Season. ASABE 2018 Annual International Meeting (07.29-08.01/2018). (Poster)
Awards: 
  • 1st Place Award in Graduate: Physical and Engineering Science, 24th Gamma Sigma Delta Research Expo. Penn State College of Agricultural Science (03/27/2018).
  • Turkish Higher Educational Council Scholarship Award for M.S. and Ph.D. program in the U.S., The Ministry of National Education (01/24/2014).
  • Graduation; higher rank in the B.Sc., College of Engineering, Erciyes University, (06/20/2013).