Prof. Gülüm Şumnu


Prof. Dr. Gülüm Şumnu


Middle East Technical University

Department of Food Engineering


06800 Ankara - TURKEY

E-mail: gulum@metu.edu.tr

Tel: +90 (312) 210 56 28

Fax: +90 (312) 210 27 67




Ph.D. Middle East Technical University, Food Engineering, 1997 
M.S.  Middle East Technical University, Food Engineering, 1994 
B.S. Middle East Technical University, Food Engineering,1991

Research Interest

Microwave Processing (Baking, Drying, Extraction, Frying and Thawing), Physical Properties of Foods, Food Hydrocolloids, Micro and Nanoencapsulation



Sahin S., Sumnu S.G., Hamamci H., İsci A., Sakiyan O. "Fluid Flow, Heat & Mass Transfer in Food Systems". Nobel Akademik Yayincilik (2016) 


Physical Properties of Foods


Sahin S. and Sumnu S.G. “Physical Properties of Foods”. Springer: New York (2006).


Edited books 
Food Engineering Aspects of Baking Sweet Goods
1. Sumnu, S. G.. and Sahin S. “Food Engineering Aspects of Baking of Sweet
Goods: An Engineering Approach”. CRC Press-Taylor & Francis Group (2008).
Advances in Deep-Fat Frying of Foods
2. Sahin S. and Sumnu S.G. “Deep Fat Frying”. CRC Press-Taylor & Francis
Group (2008).



Recent Publications

1. Turasan, H., Sahin, S., Sumnu, G. Encapsulation of rosemary essential oil. LWT-FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY  64: 112-119 (2015)

2. Mert, S., Sahin, S., Sumnu, G. Development of gluten-free wafer sheet formulations.  LWT-FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 63: 1121-1127 (2015)

3. Durmaz, E., Sumnu, G., Sahin, S. Microwave-Assisted Extraction of Phenolic Compounds from Caper. SEPARATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 50: 1986-1992   (2015)

4. Aydogdu, A., Sumnu, G., Sahin, S.Effects of Microwave-Infrared Combination Drying on Quality of Eggplants. FOOD AND BIOPROCESS TECHNOLOGY  8: 1198-1210   (2015)

5. Demirkesen, I., Kelkar, S., Campanella, OH., Sumnu, G., Sahin, S. Okos, M. Characterization of structure of gluten-free breads by using X-ray microtomography. Food Hydrocolloids 36: 37-44 (2014).