Ali Demirci

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Professor, Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Research Summary

Research interests include inactivation/control of pathogenic microorganisms in foods by novel non-thermal processing technologies; bioconversion of agricultural raw and waste commodities into value added products such as antimicrobials and biofuels; microbial food safety engineering; industrial microbiology/fermentation; novel technologies such as electrolyzed oxiding water, ozone and pulsed UV; strain development; novel bioreactor designs; optimization; and downstream processing.

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Recent Publications

Comparison of common carbon sources with unhydrolyzed, dilute acid and steam hydrolyzed distillers’ dried grains with solubles for lignocellulolytic enzyme productions by fungal strains

Iram, A., Cekmecelioglu, D. & Demirci, A., May 15 2023, In: Fuel. 340, 127572.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Production of Value-Added Products as Food Ingredients via Microbial Fermentation

Iram, A., Ozcan, A., Turhan, I. & Demirci, A., Jun 2023, In: Processes. 11, 6, 1715.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

The Effects of Dilution, Aeration, and Agitation on Fungal Cellulase and Xylanase Production in the Fermentation Media Based on Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles Using Stirred Tank Bioreactors

Iram, A., Cekmecelioglu, D. & Demirci, A., Aug 1 2023, In: Industrial Biotechnology. 19, 4, p. 229-236 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Development of bioactive solid support for immobilized Lactobacillus casei biofilms and the production of lactic acid

Bastarrachea, L. J., Britt, D. W., Ward, R. E. & Demirci, A., Jan 2022, In: Bioprocess and biosystems engineering. 45, 1, p. 217-226 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Development of Bioactive Solid Support for Immobilized Lactococcus lactis Biofilms in Bioreactors for the Production of Nisin

Bastarrachea, L. J., Britt, D. W. & Demirci, A., Jan 2022, In: Food and Bioprocess Technology. 15, 1, p. 132-143 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Characterization of pulsed light for microbial inactivation

Cassar, J. R., Mills, E. W. & Demirci, A., Dec 2022, In: Journal of Food Engineering. 334, 111152.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Pulsed Ultraviolet Light Decontamination of Meat Conveyor Surfaces1

Cassar, J. R., Mills, E. W. & Demirci, A., Dec 2022, In: Food Science and Technology International. 28, 8, p. 663-671 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Kinetic modeling, sensitivity analysis, and techno-economic feasibility of ethanol fermentation from non-sterile carob extract-based media in Saccharomyces cerevisiae biofilm reactor under a repeated-batch fermentation process

Germec, M., Karhan, M., Demirci, A. & Turhan, I., Sep 15 2022, In: Fuel. 324, 124729.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Effects of pullulan additive and co-culture of Aureobasidium pullulans on bacterial cellulose produced by Komagataeibacter hansenii

Hu, H., Catchmark, J. M. & Demirci, A., Mar 2022, In: Bioprocess and biosystems engineering. 45, 3, p. 573-587 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Effect of Microparticles on Fungal Fermentation for Fermentation-Based Product Productions

Iram, A., Özcan, A., Yatmaz, E., Turhan, İ. & Demirci, A., Dec 2022, In: Processes. 10, 12, 2681.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Integrating 1G with 2G Bioethanol Production by Using Distillers’ Dried Grains with Solubles (DDGS) as the Feedstock for Lignocellulolytic Enzyme Production

Iram, A., Cekmecelioglu, D. & Demirci, A., Dec 2022, In: Fermentation. 8, 12, 705.

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Optimization of the fermentation parameters to maximize the production of cellulases and xylanases using DDGS as the main feedstock in stirred tank bioreactors

Iram, A., Cekmecelioglu, D. & Demirci, A., Oct 2022, In: Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 45, 102514.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Salt and nitrogen amendment and optimization for cellulase and xylanase production using dilute acid hydrolysate of distillers’ dried grains with solubles (DDGS) as the feedstock

Iram, A., Cekmecelioglu, D. & Demirci, A., Mar 2022, In: Bioprocess and biosystems engineering. 45, 3, p. 527-540 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Pulsed Ultraviolet Light Treatment of Chicken Parts

Cassar, J. R., Mills, E. W., Campbell, J. A. & Demirci, A., 2021, In: Meat and Muscle Biology. 5, 1, 28.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

The efficacy of pulsed ultraviolet light processing for table and hatching eggs

Cassar, J. R., Bright, L. M., Patterson, P. H., Mills, E. W. & Demirci, A., Mar 2021, In: Poultry science. 100, 3, 100923.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review