Who We Are

 

Arisan Ince
Chief Executive Officer

Arisan Ince is a co-founder and CEO of BioCapSOL. His expertise is in system engineering with specific focus on the selection of the process equipment and procurement. He is a part of the Management Team at Arisan Chemical Company, a major producer and distributor of chemicals across Turkey, Europe and Asia.

 

Area of expertise:
– Full Time Product Group Manager, Textile, Water Treatment, Construction, Paper Industries.
– Purchasing, Sales & Stock Strategies.
– Consultant for Dry Laundry, Production Systems, IT Systems.

Arisan Ince

 

Dr. G. Bahar Başım
Chief Technology Officer

Dr. G. Bahar Başım is an expert in the fields of (i) Nanotechnology (Nano-structuring, Nano-particles, Colloids & Surface chemistry); (ii) Metal Oxide Thin Films (Semiconductor and Biomedical Applications); (iii) Chemical Mechanical Planarization/Polishing (CMP) Development.

She is the co-founder and CTO of BioCapSOL and serves as the lead researcher on the extraction and encapsulation process of the plant extracts. She is responsible for technology development and new IP applications to give BioCapSOL a lead in the field of applications.

Dr. G. Bahar Başım holds a Ph.D in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Florida (2002) with specialization in particle science and technology and electronic materials. Her doctorate dissertation was supported by National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Particle Science and Technology. She has worked as a senior process and integration engineer for Intel Corporation in Santa Clara CA and Texas Instruments Incorporated in Dallas TX, where she contributed to process development and integration as a senior member of technical staff.

Dr. Basim is currently an associate professor at the Engineering Faculty at Özyeğin University. Her research experience and interests extend within the applications of surface chemistry and particle science and technology extending from surface chemistry and nanotechnology to microelectronics manufacturing.

Dr. G. Bahar Başım

 

Dr. Serdar Cevik

Dr. Serdar Cevik received his PhD from Mugla Sıtkı Kocman University in 2013. His dissertation focused on the design and application of nanotechnology based biosensors via integration of biological molecules (DNA, antibodies, cells and enzymes) and other (bio) receptors with micro and nano structures. These sensors are designed to be utilized in diagnostics, environmental monitoring as well as safety and security applications.

Dr. Cevik is responsible for R&D activities including the development of extraction processes, purification, encapsulation and characterization of the biological extracts. He also conducts research activities on alternative technologies within the application and focus areas of BioCapSOL.

Areas of expertise:
‐ Nanoparticles shynthesis and characterisation.
‐ Nanoparticle based sensors and biosensors.
‐ Development of new analytical characterisation methods.

Dr. Serdar Cevik

 

Development Engineer

Baris Önsel
Research and development Engineer


 
Baris Önsel works as a research and development engineer at BioCapSOL. His primary responsibilities are adaptation of the established extraction and formulation processes to the high-volume manufacturing via specifications and assuring the regulatory requirements.
 
Mr. Önsel graduated from Mersin University with BSc. Degree in chemistry. He is experienced in instrumental analysis and chromatography techniques. He has worked on laboratorial accreditation, method-validation, method development and latest chromatographic- spectroscopic analyses prior to his current position with BioCapSOL.

Baris Önsel

 
 
 

Business Consultant

Mr. Jason Lau
Consultant on Financial Analyses

Jason Lau is an expert in social and corporate entrepreneurship, business models, business problem modeling, excel and databases and non-profit development.

He is a Managing Partner at the Core Consultancy, a consulting firm that specializes in corporate entrepreneurship. Mr. Lau facilitates content development and training at The Core. He has also worked as the development manager at the Fundraising Department of the Mother Child Education Foundation (AÇEV) where he was in charge of utilizing entrepreneurship approaches to develop new revenue sources for the organization via public, private and mass channels. Mr. Lau also served as the entrepreneurship and new ventures manager at the Koç University, launching the KU Incubation Center providing guidance for academic and alumni technology-based startups.

Area of expertise:
‐ Social Entrepreneurship, Corporate Entrepreneurship.
‐ Business Problem Modeling, Excel and Databases.
‐ Non-Profit Development.

Jason Lau

 

Marketing Consultant

Dr. Koen Pauwels
Marketing Consultant

Dr. Koen Pauwels is one of the top experts in marketing science. He is a Professor of Marketing at Northeastern University, and Honorary Professor at the University of Groningen. He received his Ph.D. from UCLA (2001). His PhD focused on “Long-Term Marketing Effectiveness in Mature, Emerging and Changing Markets”, where he was chosen the “Top 100 Inspirational Alumnus” out of 37,000 graduates.

Dr. Pauwels published over 40 articles in the top journals and he won the 2001 EMAC best paper award, the 2007 O’Dell award for the most influential paper in the Journal of Marketing Research, the 2008 Emerald Management Reviews Citation of Excellence, the 2009 Davidson award for the best paper in Journal of Retailing, and the 2009 Varadarajan Award for Early Career Contributions to Marketing Strategy Research.

Dr. Pauwels consults large and small companies across 3 continents, including Amazon, Credit Europe, Inofec, Heinz, Kayak, Knewton, Kraft, Marks & Spencer, Nissan, Sony, Tetrapak and Unilever.

 
Area of expertise:
‐ The predictive power of market dashboard metrics.
‐ Marketing effectiveness.
‐ Emerging markets.

Dr. Koen Pauwels

 

Technical Consultant

Dr. Pinar Ozuyar
Consultant on Sustainability

Dr. Pinar Ozuyar has more than 20 years of project experience and developed extensive expertise in Environmental, Health and Safety Auditing according to World Bank Standards. Her ongoing research involves the new definition of sustainability and application of the principles of ‘quantitative sustainability’ in practice by developing applicable methods for the science of Industrial Ecology.

Dr. Ozuyar holds MSc. and PhD degrees from Boğaziçi University Institute of Environmental Sciences. Her PhD was on the “Thermodynamic Analysis of Treatment Plants for Producing Energy from Solid Waste” which she conducted in Germany with a joint scholarship from Forschungzentrum Jülich and TUBITAK.

Area of expertise:
‐ Sustainability and life cycle analyses.
‐ Business development consulting for various engineering and consulting firms working on energy, environment and sector-specific activities in Turkey and Dubai (UAE).
‐ International Relations Coordinator for the Consumer Rights.

Dr. Pinar Ozuyar