kochde@onid.orst.edu

Ph.D. Chemistry, M.S. Analytical Chemistry, B.S. Chemistry

MBA - Commercialization

Defne is currently working towards her MBA and is enjoying being a part of the College of Business. Defne previously held a staff scientist position at Life Technologies in research and development division. She was part of a versatile research program that served biopharmaceutical industry. Her main area of expertise is analytical chemistry with emphasis on separations, spectroscopic techniques, and instrument design. Defne received her Ph.D. from OSU as a chemist in 2008. Her academic career was focused on environmental analytical chemistry.