Turkish Catalysis Society is the platform for researchers who are actively involved in industry and academia in the area of pure and applied catalysis research.

The mission of Turkish Catalysis Society is:

  • To serve as a platform of dialogue for academic and industrial catalysis research
  • To promote the connection between national and international catalysis communities
  • To provide mechanisms of catalysis teaching and researcher training and the professional development of young researchers
  • To raise awareness of recent advances in catalysis research

Activities organized by Turkish Catalysis Society until recently:

  • 1st Anatolian School of Catalysis (2-6 October 2006, Ankara)
  • 1st National Catalysis Conference (17-20 January 2007, Northern Cyprus)
  • 2nd National Catalysis Conference (18-21 June 2008, Erzurum)
  • NOx Abatement Catalysis Workshop (16 May 2007, Ankara)
  • 3rd National Catalysis Conference (28 April – 1 May 2010, Zonguldak)
  • 4th National Catalysis Conference (21-24 March 2012, Kocaeli)
  • 5th National Catalysis Conference (23-26 April 2014, Adana)
  • 6th National Catalysis Conference (27-30 April 2016, Bursa)
  • 7th National Catalysis Conference (9-12 Sept. 2018, Denizli)


Turkish catalysis society was inaugurated as a member of EFCATS (European Federation of Catalysis Societies) on November 26, 2006.


ASC-5. 5th Anatolian School of Catalysis
from fundamentals to applications

8-11 September 2019

Angora Beach Resort, Seferihisar, Izmir.

The organizing committee cordially invites graduate/undergraduate students, post-doctoral, and all early career researchers working in the field of catalysis. The school will be held in Angora Beach Hotel in Izmir (Turkey) between 8 and 11 September 2019.

The main theme of the school is “from fundamentals to applications” covering all aspects of heterogeneous catalysis. It involves lectures on selected topics given by world renowned leaders in the field and discussions on the latest findings and developments.

The main objectives are listed as follows:
  1. Enhancing knowledge and horizon of graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and early career researchers in the catalysis field covering all the aspects "from fundamentals to applications".
  3. Bringing young researchers together with the experts in the field to help them built their networking at such an early stage in their research career.
We are looking forward to welcoming you in İzmir for this international event and to share with you the latest scientific progress.

Important dates:
End of abstract submissions: August 1, 2019
Notifications of abstract acceptance: August 10, 2019
End of early-bird registration: August 23, 2019
End of registration: September 5, 2019

Abstract Submission
All participants are strongly encouraged to submit an abstract for the poster session of the summer school. The submitted abstracts will be published in an Abstract Book.

Abstracts must be written with the following template in English and submitted to the organizing committee in .docx format using a standardized file name “5thASC_Last name_First name.docx” using online form on the Registration page (please add the link here)

Ten of the submitted abstracts will be selected as a candidate for the short oral presentation during the summer school.

Download the Abstract Template from here

Academic (by August 23, 2019): 100 Euro
Academic (after August 23, 2019): 200 Euro

Industry (by August 23, 2019): 400 Euro
Industry (after August 23, 2019): 800 Euro

The fee includes registration to the summer school, trip to the Ancient City of Ephesus, accommodation for three nights at the all-inclusive Angora Beach Resort, and Turkish Catalysis Society Membership fee.

More information on Registration and Abstract submission

Assoc. Prof. Alper Uzun (Koç University, Chemical and Biological Engineering Department)
Assoc. Prof. Sarp Kaya (Koç University, Chemistry Department)