Serhat Sevgen


Adress: Middle East Technical University, Institute of Marine                 Sciences, Office: B-107, P.O.Box 28, 33731
             Erdemli Campus, Mersin, TURKEY

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Research Interests

Geochemistry of Hydrothermal Vents, Water-Rock Interactions, Serpentinization, Astrobiology


2018- Now  | M.Sc., Department of Oceanography, METU- IMS, TURKEY

2014- 2018 | B.Sc., Department of Geological Engineering, METU, TURKEY

Professional Experience

2019- Now | Graduate Research Assistant, Middle East Technical University, Institute of Marine Sciences Mersin, TURKEY

Oceanographic Cruises

2019 | Black Sea and Marmara Sea Research Cruises with R/V Bilim-2

2018 | Lost City, Rainbow and Broken Spur Hydrothermal Fields in Mid-Atlantic Ridge with R/V L'Atalante and ROV Victor

Scientific Events

Workshops & Winter/Summer Schools

  • 2019 Earth-Life Science Institute (ELSI) Winter School, School on Evolution of Earth and Life, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan


  • Alımlı, N., Sevgen, S., Yucel, M., (2019). Black Sea: Biogeochemical Bridge Between Ancient Earth and Ocean-Worlds. Poster Presented by Nimet Alımlı at 3rd Astrobiology Conference of Turkey, METU, Ankara, Turkey 

  • Yücel, M., Sevgen, S., and Le Bris, N., (2019). Dissolved, Colloidal and Particulate Iron in Hydrothermal Vent Fluids and Rising Plumes from Broken Spur and Rainbow, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Poster Presented at Goldschmidt Conference, Barcelona, Spain

  • Sevgen, S., Yucel, M., (2018). From World's Oceans to Ocean-Worlds: Astrobiological Importance of Hydrothermal Vents. Oral Presentation at 2nd Astrobiology Conference of Turkey, METU, Ankara, Turkey


European Association of Geochemistry 

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Society of Turkey