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Ali
Tuna
Doctoral Student, Department of Chemistry
Doctoral Candidate, Materials Engineering
Sp MSc Chemist
Tetrapyrrole Chemistry (Porphyrins, Chlorins, Corroles, Phthalocyanines), Photoelectrochemistry of metallocenes, Organic and Inorganic Redox Flow Batteries, Organic Synthesis, NMR spectroscopy

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Areas of expertise

Tetrapyrrole Chemistry (Porphyrins
Chlorins
Corroles
Phthalocyanines
Hemiporphyrazines)
Photochemistry
Photoelectrochemistry
Electrocatalysis
Photocatalysis
Redox Flow Batteries
Crystallography
Organic Synthesis
Bioinorganic Chemistry
Organometallic Chemistry
NMR spectroscopy

Biography

High School Researcher - Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, 2009-2010
BSc in Chemistry - Istanbul University, Turkey, 2011-2015
External Researcher - Istanbul Arel University, Turkey, 2013-2016
Grant - The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), 2014
Chair - 5th National Chemistry Student Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, 17-19 May 2014
Visiting Researcher - San Diego State University, USA, summer 2014
Alfred Werner Fellowship - Swiss Chemical Society, Switzerland, 2015
Sp MSc in Chemical and Molecular Sciences - University of Zurich, Switzerland, 2016-2017
University Assistant - Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria, 2018-2020
Researcher - University of Turku & Academy of Finland, Finland, 2020 - ...
Research Grant - Finnish Foundation for Technology Promotion, 2021
Visiting Researcher - École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, Autumn 2021

Teaching

Practical Inorganic Chemistry; 2018SS, 2019SS
Chemical Calculations; 2018WS
General Chemistry Lab; 2019WS
Material Engineering 1 (Practical Session); 2020WS
Material Engineering 2 (Practical Session); 2021SS

Research

I am a senior PhD student at Professor Pekka Peljo´s Group at the University of Turku who is currently working on photoelectrochemical hydrogen production which is supported by the Academy of Finland and novel tetrapyrrole compounds for photochemical and electrochemical aspects.