Dr. Banu Sizirici Yildiz
Dr. Banu Sizirici Yildiz Assistant Professor
Teaching Areas
Research Interests

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Banu Yildiz is an expert in waste management with experience in sustainable water/wastewater treatment systems, low cost adsorbents, landfill management, dewatering of sludge, and zero waste technology. She is a recipient of the innovative R&D National Institution Award at Mohammed Bin Rashid, Al Maktoum Global Water Award, guest speaker at seminars and lectures and mentor of several undergraduate/graduate research competitions. 

  • PhD, Civil Engineering, Florida International University (USA), 2009 
  • MSc, Environmental Engineering, Istanbul Technical University (Turkey), 2002
  • BSc, Science in Environmental Engineering (Turkey), 1999
Teaching Areas
  • Introduction to Environmental Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Air Pollution Control
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment Design
  • Chemicals in Environment: Fate and Transport
  • Aquatic Chemistry
  • Environmental Remediation
Research Interests
  • Sustainable water and wastewater treatment systems
  • Low-cost adsorbents
  • Air pollution
  • Landfill management
  • Waste management