Nilgün Cılız

+90 212 359 6947
Interest Areas: 

Cleaner production

Renewable energy

Sustainable development


Ph.D., Institute of Environmental Sciences, Boğaziçi University, TR, 1998

M.S., Institute of Environmental Sciences, Boğaziçi University, TR, 1991

B.S., Chemical Engineering Department, Istanbul Technical University, TR, 1988

Recent Projects: 
  1. Istanbul Development Agency (ISTKA): Development of a National Eco-Labeling Approach for Cosmetics and Personal Care Products and Establishment of an Information Transfer Platform”, October 2015 – September 2016.
  2. Istanbul Development Agency (ISTKA) in partnership, coordinated by Koc University Engineering Faculty: "Development of Biofuel Platform in Istanbul for Renewable Energy Production; KUBIP", September 2014 – August 2015.
  3. HEAT Information Technologies: "Structure Development for Effective Medical Waste and Hazardous Waste Management System", December 2013-February 2014.
  4. Boğaziçi University Scientific Research Projects (BAP): "By-Product Utilization Opportunities from Pre-treatment and Fermentation Processes of Selected Agricultural Residues", March 2013 – March 2015.
  5. REC-Hungaria and The Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea of Italy: "Middle East and North Africa (MENA) CEO Platform Development for Green Growth", June 2013 – December 2013.
Selected Publications: 
  1. Baydar, G., Ciliz, N., Mammodov, A., 2015. “Life cycle assessment of cotton textile products in Turkey”, Resources, Conservation and Recycling (Accepted for publication on Aug. 11, 2015)
  2. Lozano, R., Ciliz, N., Ramos, T., Blok, V., Caeiro, S., Hoof, B., Huisingh, D., 2015. “Bridges for a more sustainable future: Joining Environmental Management for Sustainable Universities (EMSU) and the European Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production (ERSCP) conferences”, Journal of Cleaner Production, 106 (2015) 1-700.
  3. Daylan, B., Ciliz, N., Mammadov, A., 2013. “Hazardous process chemical and water consumption reduction through cleaner production application for a zinc electroplating industry in Istanbul”, Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 81 (2013) 1–7.
  4. Ciliz, N., Lozano, R., Huisingh, D., Quist, J.,2013. “Bridges for a more sustainable future: uniting continents and societies”, Journal of Cleaner Production, 39 (2013) 388-391.
  5. Buyukbay, B., Ciliz, N., Goren G.E., Mammadov, A., 2010. “Cleaner production application as a sustainable production strategy in a Turkish printed circuit board plant”, Resource, Conservation and Recycling, 54 (2010) 744-751.