Dr. Semra  Kurama

Dr. Semra Kurama

Professor
Anadolu University, Turkey


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Engineering from Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey

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Area of Interest:

Engineering
100%
Production Design
62%
Ceramic Materials
90%
Electronics Applications
75%
Metal Forming
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Sakarya, O., S. Kurama, and G. Gunkaya, 2017. Effect of Al2O3 Nanofiller on ion conductivity, transmittance, and glass transition temperature of PEI:LiTFSI:PC:EC polymer electrolytes. J. Polym. Res., .
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  2. Kurama, S. and G. Saydam, 2017. Investigation properties of BaO/RO-Al2O3-R2O3-B2O3-SiO2 glass-ceramic sealants for solid oxide fuel cell. J. Australian Ceram. Soc., 53: 293-298.
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  3. Gültekin, E.E., G. Topateş and S. Kurama, 2017. The effects of sintering temperature on phase and pore evolution in porcelain tiles. Ceram. Int., 43: 11511-11515.
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  4. Avcioglu, S. and S. Kurama, 2017. Spark plasma sintering of translucent dy–y dopedα-sialon: study of sintering parameters influenceon the optical properties by using taguchi method. Acta Phys. Polonica A, 131: 174-177.
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  5. Avcioglu, S. and S. Kurama, 2017. Investigation of the influence of initial powder size on the optical properties of Dy-α-SiAlON ceramics fabricated by gas pressure sintering.. Ceram. Int., 43: S449-S454.
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  6. Mihalic, F. and S. Kurama, 2016. Design of alternative composite material to available tractor Cabins. J. Australian Ceramic Soc., 52: 78-82.
  7. Gultekin, E.E., H. Sari and S. Kurama, 2016. The effect of sintering temperature of sanitarywares on physical properties and non-destructive test method. Anadolu Univ. J. Sci. Technol. Applied Sci. Eng., 172: 438-446.
  8. Kurama, S., S. Avcioglu and E. Ayas, 2015. Optimization of the optical properties of α-SiAlON through a decrease in starting powder size. J. Eur. Ceramic Soc., 35: 3229-3235.
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  9. Kaplan, S.S., S. Kurama and G. Gunkaya, 2015. 2015 Spinel nitrides transparent ceramics. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 35: 3255-3262.
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  10. Gultekin, E.E., Z.B. Ozturk and S. Kurama, 2015. The effect of porosity and glassy phase amount of porcelain tiles on ultrasonic velocity. J Aust. Cer. Soc., 51: 120-124.
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  11. Kurama, S. and E.E. Gultekin, 2014. Characterization of silicate ceramics using ultrasonics test method. Adv. Sci. Technol., 92: 194-202.
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  12. Eren, E., Z.B. Ozturk and S. Kurama, 2014. Image analyses for porosity characterization of porcelain tiles with different thickness. Afyon Kocatepe Univ. Fen ve Muhendislik Bilimleri Dergisi, 14: 147-151.
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  13. Sari, H. and S. Kurama, 2013. Effects of modification of glassy phase composition on sintering temperature of sanitaryware. J. Facu. Eng. Arch. Gazi Univ., 28: 445-454.
  14. Eren, E. and S. Kurama, 2013. Defect Detection in Porcelain Tiles Using Ultrasound. In: Nondestructive Testing of Materials and Structures, Buyukozturk, O. and M.A. Taşdemir, Springer, Dordrecht,: ISBN 978-94-007-0722-1 pp 381-386.
  15. Kurama, S.and E.R.E.N. Elif, 2012. Characterization of mechanical properties of porcelain tile using ultrasonics. Gazi Univ. J. Sci., 25: 761-768.
  16. Eser, O. and S. Kurama, 2012. Improvement in the oxidation resistance of β-sialon ceramics produced from mechanically milled powders. J. Nano Res., 18: 281-290.
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  17. Eser, O. and S. Kurama, 2012. A comparison of sintering techniques using different particle sized β-SiAlON powders. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 32: 1343-1347.
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  18. Eren, E., S. Kurama, G. Stultz and S. Sorensen, 2012. Resonant inspection of ceramic tiles. Key Eng. Mater., 544: 450-454.
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  19. Eren, E., S. Kurama and R. Janssen, 2012. Ultrasonic characterization of defective porcelain tiles. Bol. Soc. Esp. Cerám. Vidrio, 51: 211-216.
  20. Eren, E., S. Kurama and I. Solodov, 2012. Characterization of porosity and defect imaging in ceramic tile using ultrasonic inspections. Ceram. Int., 38: 2145-2151.
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  21. Kurama, S., I. Schulz and M. Herrmann, 2011. Wear properties of -and / -SiAlON Ceramics obtained by gas pressure sintering and spark plasma sintering. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 31: 921-930.
  22. Eren, E., S. Kurama and S. Gorgulu, 2011. Goruntü işleme tekniği ile porselen karoların incelenmesi. Eskişehir Osmangazi Universitesi Muhendislik Mimarlık Fakultesi Dergisi, 24: 133-143.
  23. Ozel, E. and S. Kurama, 2010. Effect of the processing on the production of cordierite–mullite composite. Ceram. Int., 36: 1033-1039.
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  24. Eser, O., S. Kurama and G. Gunkaya, 2010. The production of β-SiAlON ceramics with low amounts of additive, at low sintering temperature. J. Europ. Ceram. Soc., 30: 2985-2990.
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  25. Eser, O. and S. Kurama, 2010. The effect of the wet-milling process on sintering temperature and the amount of additive of SiAlON ceramics. Ceram. Int., 36: 1283-1288.
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  26. Kurama, S., I. Schulz and M. Herrmann, 2009. Wear Behaviour of -and / -SiAlON Ceramics Stabilized with Nd2O3 and Y2O3. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 29: 155-162.
  27. Kurama, S. and E. Ozel, 2009. The influence of different CaO source in the production of anorthite ceramics. Ceram. Int., 35: 827-830.
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  28. Corapcioglu, G. and S. Kurama, 2009. Oxidation behaviour and kinetics of α-SiAlON ceramics. Mater. High Temp., 26: 145-151.
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  29. Ozel, E. and S. Kurama, 2008. Production of cordierite ceramic by aqueous tape casting process. J. Mater. Process. Technol., 198: 68-72.
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  30. Kurama, S., 2008. The effect of processing on the  sialon transformation during cycling heat treatments. Mater. Sci. Eng., 487: 278-288.
  31. Kurama, S. and H. Kurama, 2008. The reaction kinetics of rice husk based cordierite ceramics. Ceram. Int., 34: 269-272.
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  32. Kurama, S., A. Kara and H. Kurama, 2007. Investigation of borax waste behaviour in tile production. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 27: 1715-1720.
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  33. Kurama, S. and M. Herrmann, 2007. Densification of Sr-Mg doped SiAlONs with GPS and SPS. Mater. Sci. Forum, 554: 95-100.
  34. Kurama, S., G. Cigdemir, H. Mandal and M. Herrmann, 2006. Sr2+–Mg2+‐doped SiAlON ceramics. J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 89: 714-716.
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  35. Kurama, S., A. Kara and H. Kurama, 2006. The effect of boron waste in phase and microstructural development of a terracotta body during firing. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 26: 755-760.
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  36. Kurama, S., E. Ozel and N. Ay, 2004. Synthesis and sintering of cordierite at low temperature from kaolin and magnesium hydroxide. Key Eng. Mater., 264: 925-928.
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  37. Kurama, S. and M. Herrmann, 2004. Thermal stability of yittrium -and-neodymium-doped-SiAlON Ceramics. Silicate Ind. Spec., 69: 241-248.
  38. Kurama, S. and H. Mandal, 2004. Microstructural evolution r-α-SiAlON ceramics (R=Y, Y+Sm and Sm). Key Eng. Mater., 264-268: 1103-1106.
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  39. Kurama, S. and H. Mandal, 2004. Mg+2 and Ce+3 doped α-SiAlON ceramics. Key Eng. Mater., 264-268: 1111-1114.
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  40. Kurama, S. and H. Mandal, 2004. Formation of α-SiAlON ceramics containing scandium. Key Eng. Mater., 264-268: 1107-1110.
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  41. Kara, A., H. Kurama, Y. Kara and S. Kurama, 2004. Utilization of coal combustion fly ash in terracotta bodies. Key Eng. Mater., 264: 2513-2516.
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  42. Kurama, S., M. Herrmann and H. Mandal, 2003. The design of compositions for multi-cation doped α-β SiAlON ceramics by the rietveld method. Key Eng. Mater., 237: 59-64.
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  43. Ozel, E., S. Kurama and N. Ay, 2002. How active silica affects slip properties of Sanitaryware. Am. Ceram. Soc. Bull., 81: 42-45.
  44. Kurama, S., M. Herrmann and H. Mandal, 2002. The effect of processing conditions, amount of additives and composition on the microstructures and mechanical properties of α-SiAlON ceramics. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 22: 109-119.
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  45. Kurama, S., M. Herrmann and H. Mandal, 2002. Improvement of elongated α-SiAlON ceramics by variation of the processing conditions and amounts of additives. Key Eng. Mater., 206-213: 1009-1012.
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  46. Kurama, S. and N. Ay, 2002. Effect of grinding time and MgO source on cordierite formation. Ceram. Soc. Bull., 81: 58-61.
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  47. Herrmann, M., S. Kurama and H. Mandal, 2002. Investigation of the phase composition and stability of the α-SiAlONs by the rietveld method. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 22: 2997-3005.
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