Cem Avcı [Head of Department]

Rank & Status: 

Professor, Full-time

Phone Number: 

+90(212) 359-6410


+90(212) 287-2457, +90(212) 265-8488

Ph.D. Civil Engineering Purdue University, West Lafayette USA 1985
M.S. Civil Engineering Princeton University, Princeton, USA 1981
B.S. Civil Engineering Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey 1979
Service on the Faculty: 
Professor 1999-Present  
Associate Professor 1991-1999  
Assistant Professor 1989-1991  
Original Appointment 1989
Responsibility Location Date
Project Engineer Woodward Clyde Consultants Chicago USA 1985-1989
Hydrologist Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations Italy 1981-1982
  • Avci, C.B., Şahin U. and Çiftci E., “Aquifer Parameter Estimation Using an Incremental Area Method”, accepted for publication in Hydrological Process, 2011
  • Çiftci E., Avci, C.B., Börekçi O. and Şahin U., “Assessment of Advective Dispervise Contaminant Transport in Heterogeneous Aquifers using a Meshless Method”, submitted for Publication to Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 2011
  • Avci, C.B. ,Çiftci E. and Sahin U. “Identification of Aquifer and Well parameters from Stepdrawdown Tests”, Hydrogeology Journal, Volume 18, Number 7, 2010
  • E. Güler, C.B. Avci, H. O. Özhan, “Advantages of Using Geomembrane Laminated Geosynthetic Clay Liners for a Tailing Dam in Emet, Turkey“ 3rd International Symposium on Geosynthetic Clay Liners, 15 and 16 September 2010 • Fortress Marienberg, Würzburg/Germany.
  • Avci, C.B. and Güler, E., “Environmental Impact Assessment Standards and Thresholds for Sanitary Landfills”, Standards and Thresholds for Impact Assessment, Environmental Protection in the European Union, Volume 3, 2008, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-31141-6
Course Code Course Title Hours per Week
CE371 Introduction to Numerical Methods 3 hrs. lecture
CE311 Fluid Mechanics. 4 hrs. lecture+ 
1 hr. recitation
CE412 Hydraulics II 3 hrs. lecture
CE312 Hydraulics 4 hrs. lecture+ 
1 hr. recitation