Assoc. Prof. İlkay Şensoy


Assoc. Prof. Dr. İlkay Şensoy


Middle East Technical University

Department of Food Engineering


06800 Ankara - TURKEY

E-mail: isensoy@metu.edu.tr

Tel: +90 (312) 210 56 47

Fax: +90 (312) 210 27 67




Ph.D. Ohio State University, USA, Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, 2002 
M.S.  Ohio State University, USA, Food Science and Technology, 1996 
B.S.: Middle East Technical University, Food Engineering,1992

Research Interest

  • Food Processing
  • Novel Processing Technologies
  • Food structure/matrix
  • In vitro digestion simulations

Recent Publications

1. (2018) Guven, O., Sensoy, I., Senyuva, H., Karakaya, S. (2018). Food processing and digestion: The effect of extrusion process on bioactive compounds in extrudates with artichoke leaf powder and resulting in vitro cynarin and cynaroside bioaccessibility. LWT-Food Science and Technology, 90: 232–237. DOI: 10.1016/j.lwt.2017.12.042

2. (2017) Ortak, M., Caltinoglu, C., Sensoy, I., Karakaya, S., and Mert, B. (2017). Changes in functional properties and in vitro bioaccessibilities of β-carotene and lutein after extrusion processing. Journal of Food Science and Technology, 54 (11): 3543–3551. DOI: 10.1007/s13197-017-2812-4

3. (2016) Tonyali, B., Sensoy, I, and Karakaya, S. (2016). The effect of extrusion on the functional components and in vitro lycopene bioaccessibility of tomato pulp added corn extrudates. Food and Function, 2016, 7, 855 – 860. DOI: 10.1039/c5fo01185j

4. (2014) Caltinoglu, C., Tonyalı, B., and Sensoy, I. (2014). Effects of tomato pulp addition on the extrudate quality parameters and effects of extrusion on the functional parameters of the extrudates. International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 49 (2), 587-594. DOI: 10.1111/ijfs.12341

5. (2014) Sensoy, I. (2014). A review on the relationship between food structure, processing and bioavailability. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 54 (7): 902-909. DOI: 10.1080/10408398.2011.619016

Personal Website

METU AVESIS: https://avesis.metu.edu.tr/researcher

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0413-2532

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ilkay-sensoy-01b99a14/