Sasmaz earned his bachelor’s degree at the Istanbul Technical University and his master’s degree at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, both in chemical engineering. He completed his doctorate in energy resources engineering at Stanford University in 2011. Sasmaz has worked in many different research areas involving trace metal removal from fossil-fired power plants and emission control technologies. He has filed four patent applications through his work in the areas of hydrocarbon cracking, reforming and flame spray pyrolysis. Sasmaz is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and the American Chemical Society. He was an assistant professor at the University of South Carolina before joining the UCI faculty.
Ph.D., Stanford University
Heterogeneous catalysis and nanoparticle synthesis for clean energy production and carbon dioxide utilization