Post-doc 2007-2010, Environmental Chemical Processes Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, University of Crete, Greece

Ph.D. 2006, Chemical Oceanography Institute of Marine Sciences, METU, Turkey.

M.Sc. 2001, Chemical Oceanography Institute of Marine Sciences, METU, Turkey.

B.Sc. 1995, Department of Chemistry, Ege University, İzmir, Turkey.

Research Area

Aerosol Chemistry, Mineral Dust, Atmospheric Deposition, Biogeochemical Cycles

Career Highlights

PI of several TUBITAK projects and participated in EU projects on atmospheric chemistry

Selected Publications

Koçak, M., Mihalopoulos, N., and Kubilay, N. 2007. Chemical composition of the fine and coarse fraction of aerosols in the northeastern Mediterranean. Atmospheric Environment, 41, 7351–7368.

Koçak, M., Kubilay, N., Tugrul, S., Mihalopoulos, N. 2010. Atmospheric nutrient inputs to the northern levantine basin from a long-term observation: sources and comparison with riverine inputs. Biogeosciences, 7, 4037-4050.

Koçak, M., Theodosi, C., Zarmpas, P., Im, U., Bougiatioti, A., Yenigun, O., Mihalopoulos, N., 2011.Particulate matter (PM10) in Istanbul: Origin, source areas and potential impact on surrounding regions. Atmospheric Environment, 45, 6891-6900

Koçak, M., Theodosi, C., Zarmpas, P., Séguret, M.J.M., Herut, B., Kallos, G., Mihalopoulos, N. , Kubilay, N., Nimmo M., 2012. Influence of mineral dust transport on the chemicalcomposition and physical properties of the Eastern Mediterranean aerosol. Atmospheric Environment, 57, 266-277.

Koçak, M. , Mihalopoulos, N., Tutsak, E., Violaki, K., Theodosi, C., Zarmpas, P., Kalegeri, P., 2016. Atmospheric deposition of macronutrients (dissolved inorganic nitrogen andphosphorous) onto the Black Sea and implications on marine productivity. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Volume 73, Issue 4, 1727-1739.