BPI-ATS Scientific Joint Workshop

October 17, 2023, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm


Mercury Porosimetry, Gas Sorption, Chemisorption, & Breakthrough Curves

LOCATION: CHBE #202, 2360 East Mall, Vancouver BC V6T 1Z4


Discover the latest advancements in surface area and particle characterization with Dr. Serkan Gökpinar. 

Topics include:

  • Physisorption – surface area,micropore size distribution, andpore volume. Calculation modelsBET, t-plot, NLDFT, GCMC
  • Chemisorption - TPR, TPO, TPD& TPR
  • Breakthrough curves – multi-component gas / vapourmixtures
  • Mercury Porosimetry –meso/macropore sizedistribution, pore volume ,specific pore surface area,density
  • Laser Diffraction and Imaging


  • 10:00am - Introduction of ATS Scientific by Joe Emili
  • 11:00am - Presentation Part 1 by Dr. Serkan Gökpinar, International Sales Manager, Microtrac MRB
  • 12:00pm - Lunch
  • 1:00pm - Presentation Part 2 by Dr. Serkan Gökpinar, International Sales Manager, Microtrac MRB
  • 2:00pm - Closing


Dr. Serkan Gökpinar, he graduated from Heinrich-Heine University of Düsseldorf with a BSc and an MSc degree in Business Chemistry. He then completed his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Christoph Janiak at the Institute for Bioinorganic Chemistry and Catalysis at the University of Düsseldorf. His research focused on the synthesis and shaping of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), and the application in sorption driven chillers. Currently, he is an international sales manager at Microtrac MRB, responsible for surface and pore characterization.“

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