Dr. Deniz Akgul received her PhD in Environmental Engineering at Marmara University, Turkey in 2012. In 2013, she was awarded a TUBITAK Postdoctoral Scholarship and joined a research project in the University of British Columbia on emerging pretreatment technologies (i.e. microwave, sonication, chemical treatment, high-pressure homogenization) for enhanced biogas production from anaerobic digestion and improved digestate quality. She has been working as a faculty member in Marmara University since 2015.
Her current research interests are Wastewater and Sludge Treatment, Pretreatment Technologies for Enhanced Biomethane from Organic Waste and Biological Nutrient Removal Processes.