Professor, PhD., Eng.


Marmara University

Faculty of Engineering,

Environmental Engineering Department

34722 Goztepe, Istanbul, Turkey

Tel.: +90 216 348 02 92 / Office 289 Lab. 232

Fax.: +90 216 348 13 69


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Bogazici University, Environmental Technology, Istanbul, Turkey



Marmara University, Environmental Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey



Marmara University, Environmental Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey



Professional Experiences


Marmara University, Environmental Engineering Dept., Istanbul, Turkey


Associate Prof.

Marmara University, Environmental Engineering Dept., Istanbul, Turkey



VITO, Mol, Belgium


Assistant Prof.

Marmara University, Environmental Engineering Dept., Istanbul, Turkey


Research Assistant

Marmara University, Environmental Engineering Dept., Istanbul, Turkey



Selected Publications

Tugtas AE. , Cavdar P., and Calli B. 2011. Continuous flow membrane-less air cathode microbial fuel cell with spunbonded olefin diffusion layer. Bioresource Technology 102:10425-10430.

Cavdar P., Yilmaz E, Tugtas AE., and Calli B. 2011. Acidogenic fermentation of municipal solid waste and its application to bio-electricity production via microbial fuel cells (MFCs). Water Science & Technology 64(4):789-795.

Calli, B., Chung, L.C., Arslan, D. and Vanbroekhoven, K. (2009) H2 production potential in thermophilic mixed fermentation. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A 44(1), 78-86.

Calli B., Zhao J., Nijssen E. and Vanbroekhoven K. (2008) Significance of acetogenic H2 consumption in dark fermentation and effectiveness of pH. Water Sci Technol, 57(6): 809-814

Calli B., Schoenmaekers K., Vanbroekhoven K. and Diels L. (2008) Dark fermentative H2 production from xylose and lactose – Effects of on-line pH control. Int J Hydrogen Energ 33(2):522-530

Mertoglu, B., Calli, B., Guler, N., Inanc, B. and Inoue, Y. (2007) Effects of insufficient air injection on methanogenic Archaea in landfill bioreactor. Journal of Hazardous Materials 142(1-2), 258-265.

Mertoglu B., Calli B., Inanc B. and Ozturk I. (2006) Evaluation of in situ ammonium removal in an aerated landfill bioreactor. Process Biochem 41(12):2359-2366.

Calli B., Mertoglu B., Roest K. and Inanc B. (2006) Long-term performances and microbial composition of different anaerobic reactor configurations treating landfill leachate. Bioresource Technol 97:641–647.

Calli B., Mertoglu B., Inanc B. and Yenigun O. (2005) Methanogenic diversity in anaerobic bioreactors under extremely high ammonia levels. Enzyme Microb Tech 37(4):448-455.

Calli B., Mertoglu B. and Inanc B. (2005) Landfill leachate management in Istanbul; applications and alternatives. Chemosphere, 59(6): 819–829.

Calli B., Mertoglu B., Inanc B., and Yenigun O. (2005) Effects of high free ammonia concentrations on the performances of anaerobic bioreactors. Process Biochem 40(3-4):1285-1292.

Calli B., Mertoglu B., Tas N., Inanc B., Yenigun O. Ozturk I. (2003) Investigation of variations in microbial diversity in anaerobic reactors treating landfill leachate. Wat Sci Technol 48(4):105-112.

Calli, B. and Yukselen, M.A. (2002) Anaerobic treatment by a hybrid reactor. Environmental Engineering Science 19(3), 143-150.

Inanc B., Calli B. and Saatci A. (2000). Characterization and anaerobic treatment of sanitary landfill leachate in Istanbul. Wat Sci Technol 41(3):223-230.



Enve 330 Solid Waste Engineering

Enve 303 Environmental Engineering Microbiology

Enve 424 Anaerobic Treatment

Enve 737 Anaerobic Biotechnology for Bioenergy Production

Enve 430 Hazardous and Special Waste Management

Enve 822 Waste Recovery

Enve 849 Advanced Anaerobic Treatment



Pelin Çavdar (PhD Student)

Serkan Akbulut (PhD Student)

Burcu Yazıcı (PhD Student)

Alper Bayrakdar (PhD Student)

Ayşe Şeyma Kurdoğlu (MSc Student)

Şeyma Taşkan (MSc Student)