Dr. Umit Erdogan | cosmetology | Best Researcher Award

Isparta University of Applied Sciences, Turkey

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Ümit Erdoğan began his academic journey at Süleyman Demirel University, where he obtained a Bachelor's Degree from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in 2002. He continued his education at the same university, earning a Master's degree with a thesis titled "Yün lifleri için alternatif ağartma yöntemlerinin araştırılması" in 2015 under the guidance of Mustafa Karaboyacı. Further advancing his studies, His achieved a Doctorate from the Institute of Science at Süleyman Demirel University in 2022.

Professional Endeavors

His career is marked by a blend of academic and practical experiences. He served as a Lecturer at Isparta University of Applied Sciences, contributing significantly to the Gül ve Aromatik Bitkiler Uygulama ve Araştırma Merkezi and the Şarkikaraağaç Meslek Yüksekokulu. Additionally, he has held the role of Deputy Director of Research and Application Centers both at Isparta University and Süleyman Demirel University. His non-academic professional experience includes roles in textile and cosmetics industries, where he worked in production planning, quality control, and technical responsibilities.

Contributions and Research Focus

His research interests are diverse, covering areas such as natural antioxidants, essential oils, cosmetic formulations, and innovative extraction techniques. He has been involved in several TÜBİTAK-funded projects, focusing on topics like the antioxidant properties of thymoquinone, the development of sunscreens with enhanced UV protection, and the extraction of bioactive compounds from various plants using green solvents. His work often explores the intersection of traditional knowledge and modern scientific techniques to develop novel applications in cosmetics and healthcare.

Accolades and Recognition

His scholarly contributions have been recognized in numerous international refereed journals. Notable publications include studies on the isolation and characterization of thymoquinone from Nigella sativa, the enhancement of UV-protection efficiency in sunscreen formulations, and the antioxidant activities of various plant extracts. His research has not only contributed to the academic community but also has practical implications for the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries.

Impact and Influence

His work has had a significant impact on the field of natural product research and its applications in health and cosmetics. His studies on natural antioxidants and bioactive compounds contribute to a deeper understanding of their potential benefits and applications. By integrating advanced extraction techniques and eco-friendly solvents, His research promotes sustainable practices in the extraction and utilization of natural resources.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Looking ahead, Hi legacy lies in his commitment to advancing scientific knowledge and practical applications of natural products. His ongoing projects, such as the development of new-generation face masks and the use of bioactive lipid extraction techniques, indicate a future-focused approach. His contributions will likely continue to influence research in natural antioxidants, cosmetic formulations, and sustainable practices, fostering innovation and development in these fields.

Notable Publications 

Hydrodistillation of Nigella sativa seed and analysis of Thymoquinone with HPLC and GC-MS

Fig seed oil‐loaded nanostructured lipid carriers: Evaluation of the protective effects against oxidation

Phytochemical profile and antioxidant activities of Zingiber officinale (ginger) and Curcuma longa L.(turmeric) rhizomes

The Scent Compounds of Immortelle Ecotypes (Helichrysum Italicum (Roth) G. Don.) Grown in Türkiye and Its New Products (Absolute and Concrete)

Wound Healing, Anti-analgesic, and Antioxidant Activity of Nigella sativa Linn., Essential Based Topical Formulations in Rat Model Experimental Skin Defects

Antioxidant activities and chemical composition of essential oil of rhizomes of Zingiber officinale (ginger) and Curcuma longa L.(turmeric)

Investigation of alternative ecologic bleaching methods for the wool fibers

Yulaf (Avena sativa L.) Tanelerinin Ultrasonik Destekli Etanolik Ekstraksiyonunun Toplam Antioksidan Kapasitesi, Radikal Süpürücü Aktivitesi ve Yağ Asidi Kompozisyonunun …

Milk thistle extracts could enhance the UV-protection efficiency and stability of mineral filters in sunscreen formulations

Ultrasonic assisted propolis extraction: characterization by ATR-FTIR and determination of its total antioxidant capacity and radical scavenging ability

Umit Erdogan | cosmetology | Best Researcher Award

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