Faculty Profile

Dr. Halil Gevgilili

Building: McLean Hall
Room: B-8
Email: [email protected]
School:  Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department:  Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
Program:  Materials Science
Research Center:  Highly Filled Materials Institute, HFMI
  • Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, PhD in Chemical Engineering, May 2003 (Title: Development Of The Wall Slip Condition and ramifications for polymers and other complex fluid)
  • Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey,  Masters of Engineering in Chemical Engineering May 1998  Minor: Polymer Engineering (Title: Shear Viscosity and Extrudability of soap formulation)
  • Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey,  Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering, May 1994
  • Participated and led development of new extruders and dies, perform extensive rheological characterization of polymers and highly filled suspensions, including detergents, polymers, micro-processor encapsulants, thermal pastes, various highly filled propellant and explosive formulations etc
  • Recently get involved in cartilage tissue engineering by building scaffolds through fiber spinning via continuous twin-screw extrusion of bio degradable polymers, such as polyethylene glycol, poly vinyl alcohol, PCL etc. for bio-medical applications
Honors & Awards

Professional Societies:

  • Society of Rheology, SOR (Publish and present, see below)
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers, AICHE (Publish and present, see below)
  • New York Academy of Sciences


  • Excellence in Polymer Science Award, Hoechst Celanese 6/96
  • High Honor Student, Bogazici University, Turkey, 7/94.
  • Head of the Graduating Class, Bogazici University, Turkey, 7/94.