Cem Yalçın

Rank & Status: 

Professor, full time

Phone Number: 

+90(212) 359-6420

Fax: 

+90(212) 287-2457

Education: 
Ph.D Civil Engineering University of Ottawa, CANADA 1997
M.Eng. Civil Engineering Technical University of Nova Scotia, CANADA 1988
B.Sc. Civil Engineering Boğaziçi University, TURKEY 1986
Service on the Faculty: 
 Professor 2019- Present  
Associate Professor 2009-2019  
Assistant Professor 2001-2009  
Original Appointment Jan. 2001  
Co-Chair 2002-2004
 

 

Experience: 
Responsibility Location Date
Company Director Inter-Tech Engineering Inc., Ottawa Jun. 1998-Dec. 2000
Consultant, Bridge Engineer Morrison Hershfield Ltd., Ottawa Jan. 1998-May 1998
Research Assistant University of Ottawa Sep. 1992-Dec. 1997
Bridge Engineer SNC-Lavalin Inc., Toronto Sep. 1989-Aug. 1992
Structural Engineer Lavalin Inc., Halifax Sep. 1988-Feb. 1989
Teaching Assistant Technical University of Nova Scotia Sep. 1986-May 1988
Publications: 

Journal Publications

  • Dusak, S., Yalcin, C., Yelgin, A.N. “Experimental Investigation of Using Sandwich Panels as Infill Plate in a Steel Plate Shear Wall”, Technical Journal, UCTEA Turkish Chamber of Civil Engineers, Volume: 31, Isuue: 6, Pages:xx-yy (DOI: 10.18400/tekderg.559036) (2020)
  • Kaya, O., Yalcin, C., Parvin, A. “Part I: Experimental study on seismic retrofitting of RC beam-column joints using composite materials”, ACI Structural Journal, 116(1), 17-29 (2019)  DOI: 10.14359/51706922. WOS:000458481800002. 
  • Yalcin, C., Kaya, O., Bicer, E., Parvin, A. “Part II: Analytical Study on Seismic Retrofitting of RC Beam-Column Joints Using Composite Materials”, ACI Structural Journal, 116(1), 31-40 (2019).DOI: 10.14359/51706923. WOS:000458481800003. SCI
  • Güllü, A., Yüksel, E., Yalcin, C., Dindar, A.A., Ozkaynak, H., Buyukozturk, O., “An Improved Input Energy Spectrum Verified by the Shake Table Tests”, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 48(1), 27-45 (2018). DOI: 10.1002/eqe.3121. WOS:000456141900002. SCI
  • Karatas, C., Celik, O.C. Yalcin, C., “Experimental Investigation of Aluminum Alloy and Steel Core Buckling Restrained Braces (BRBs)”, International Journal of Steel Structures, 18(2), 650-673 (2018).DOI: 10.1007/s13296-018-0025-y. (WOS:000435420400022). SCIE
  • Kaya, O., Yalcin, C., “Ağır hasarlı kolon kiriş birleşim numunesinin kimyasal harçlar ile onarılarak sismik davranışının incelenmesi”, Pamukkale Üniversitesi Mühendislik Bilimleri Dergisi, Number: 23 (3), 171-176 (DOI: 10.5505/pajes.2016.36097) (2017).
  • Akbas, T.T. Celik, O.C., Yalcin, C., Ilki A. “Monotonic and Cyclic Bond Behavior of Deformed CFRP Bars in High Strength Concrete”, Polymers8(6), 211, 1-11 (2016). DOI:10.3390/polym8060211. (WOS:000379860500009). SCIE
  • Dindar, A.A., Yalcin, C., Yuksel, E., Ozkaynak, H., Buyukozturk, O., “Development of Earthquake Energy Demand Spectra”, Earthquake Spectra, 31(3), 1667­1689 (2015).DOI: 10.1193/011212EQS010M. (WOS:000362303900021). SCI.
  • Ozkaynak, H., Yuksel, E., Yalcin, C., Dindar, A.A., Buyukozturk, O., “Masonry infill walls in RC frames as a source of structural damping”, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vol. 43, Issue 7, pp. 949-968 (2014).
  • Ozkaynak, H., Yuksel, E., Buyukozturk, O., Yalcin, C., Dindar, A.A., “Quasi-static and pseudo-dynamic testing of infilled RC frames retrofitted with CFRP material”,Composites: Part B, 42, pp. 238-263, (2011).
  • Parvin, A., Altay, S., Yalcin, C., Kaya O., “CFRP Rehabilitation of Concrete Frame Joints with Inadequate Shear and Anchorage Details,” ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction, 14(1): 72-82, (2010).
  • Yuksel, E., Ozkaynak, H., Buyukozturk, O., Yalcin, C., Dindar, A.A., Tastan, D. “Performance of Alternative Retrofitting CFRP Schemes Used in Infilled RC Frames,”Construction & Building Materials, (2009)
  • Yalcin, C., Kaya O., Sinangil M., “Seismic Retrofitting of R/C Columns Having Plain Rebars Using CFRP Sheets for Improved Strength and Ductility,” Construction & Building Materials, 22, 295-307 (2008).
  • Saatcioglu, M and Yalcin, C., “External Prestressing Concrete Columns for Improved Seismic Shear Resistance,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 129 (8): 1057-1070, (2003).
  • Yalcin, C. and Saatcioglu, M., "Inelastic Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Columns,"Computers and Structures , Pergamon Press, Vol. 77, pp. 539-555 (2000).

 Conference Proceedings

  • Börekçi, H., Yalcin, C., Yüksel, E. "Experimental Verification of Inelastic Energy Demand Spectrum Using SDOF Steel Models on Shaking Table", Gulf Conference on Sustainable Built Environment, GCSBEKW-2019, Salmiya-Kuwait, March 10-13, 2019, pp 253-259.
  • Yardımcı, F., Yalcin, C., Yüksel, E. "Image-Based Dynamic Response Measurement of a Full Scale, Multi Story Structure Tested on a Shake Table", Gulf Conference on Sustainable Built Environment, GCSBEKW-2019, Salmiya-Kuwait, March 10-13, 2019, pp 261-267.
  • Horoz, B., Yalcin, C., Yüksel, E. "Determination of Input Energy Profile in Structures Through Seismic Interferometry", Gulf Conference on Sustainable Built Environment, GCSBEKW-2019, Salmiya-Kuwait, March 10-13, 2019, pp 269-277.
  • Güllü, A., Yüksel, E., Yalcin, C., "Seismic Energy-Based Design: Numerical Evaluation of Diverse MDOF Systems", 16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Thessaloniki, June 18-21, 2018.
  • Yardımcı, F., Yalcin, C., Yüksel, E., "A Novel Video-Based Displacement Measurement Approach Used In Shake Table Experiments", 16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Thessaloniki, June 18-21, 2018.
  • Akbas, T.T., Celik, O.C., Yalcin, C., "Experimental Investigation of Bond Behavior of Roughened CFRP Bars in High Strength Concrete", 16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Thessaloniki, June 18-21, 2018.
  • Güllü, A., Yüksel, E., Yalçın, C., Dindar, A.A., Özkaynak, H. “Experimental Verification of the Elastic Input Energy Spectrum and a Suggestion”, Interdisciplinary Perspectives for Future Building Envelopes, ICBEST Istanbul, May 2017.
  • Parvin A., Altay S., Yalcin C., Kaya O. “Retrofit of Shear Deficient Reinforced Concrete Beam-Column Joints,” The Third Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil Structures, (SMAR2015), September 7-9 2015, Antalya, Turkey.
  • Akbas, T.T., Celik, O.C., Yalcin, C., Ilki, A., "Monotonic and Cyclic Bond Behaviour of Deformed CFRP Bars in High Strength Concrete", Third Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil Structures (SMAR2015), September 7-9, 2015, Antalya, Turkey.
  • Akbas, T.T., Celik, O.C., Yalcin, C., "Experimental Bond Behaviour of Deformed CFRP Rebars in High Strength Concrete", International Federation for Structural Concrete (FIB) Symposium, May 14-20, 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Yalcin C., Saatcioglu M., “Seismic Vulnerability of Bridge Columns in Canada,” Istanbul Bridge Conference, August 11-13, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Parvin A., Altay S., Yalcin C., Kaya O., “Experimental Investigation on Full-Scale Beam-Column Connections,” 7th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering, August 20-22, 2014, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Dindar, A.A., Yalcin, C., Ercan, E., Ozkaynak, H., and Buyukozturk O., 2013, “A Comparative Between Acceleration And Energy-Based Seismic Demand Spectra Computed By An Extensive Computer Algorithm On A Grid Computer,” COMPDYN 2013 4th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Paper ID: 1529, Kos Island, Greece, 2013.
  • Özkaynak, H., Yüksel, E., Yalçın, C., Dindar, A.A., Büyüköztürk, O., 2010, " Energy-Based Earthquake Resistant Design of RC Columns: Performance and Damage Levels", 14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering,  30 August- 4 September 2010, Ohrid/ Macedonia.
  • Dindar, A.A., Yalcin, C., Yuksel, E., Ozkaynak, H., Buyukozturk, O. “Inelastic Seismic Demand Mapping of the Regions Using Energy Balance Formulation”, The 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, September 24-28, 2012.
  • Ozkaynak, H., Yuksel, E., Buyukozturk, O., Yalcin, C., Dindar, A.A., “An Experimental Study on the Performance Evaluation of Cross-Braced CFRP Retrofitted Infilled RC Frames By Using Quasi-Static and Pseudo-Dynamic Testing Methods”, 9 th International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering, Trabzon, Turkey, September 27-30, 2010.
  • Dindar, A.A., Yalcin, C., Buyukozturk, O., Yuksel, E., Ozkaynak, H., “A Comparative Study between Acceleration and Energy-Based Seismic Demand Spectra”, 9 th International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering, Trabzon, Turkey, September 27-30, 2010.
  • Ozkaynak, H., Yuksel, E., Yalcin, C., Dindar, A.A., Buyukozturk, O., “Experimental Evaluation of Damping in Bare and Infilled RC Frames”, The 14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Ohrid, Macedonia, 30 August - 3 September, 2010.
  • Ozkaynak, H., Yuksel, E., Yalcin, C., Dindar, A.A., “A Comparative Experimental Study on the Performance Evaluation of Infilled RC Frames Using Quasi-Static and Pseudo-Dynamic Testing Methods”, The Ninth U.S. National and Tenth Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Toronto, Canada, July 25-29, 2010.
  • Yalcin C., Yuksel E., Dindar, A.A., Ozkaynak, H., Buyukozturk O., “Seismic Energy Demand Mapping of Regions Using Energy-Based Methodology,” The 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, China, October 12-17, 2008.
  • Kaya O., Yalcin C., Parvin A., Altay, A. “Repairing of Shear-Damaged RC Joint Panel Zone Using Chemical Epoxy Injection Methodology,” The 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, China, October 12-17, 2008..
  • Buyukozturk, O., Dindar, A. A., Ozkaynak, H., Yalcin, C., Yuksel E., “Energy-Based Analysis of RC Structures,” 8th International Advances in Civil Engineering Conference (ACE2008), Gazi Magosa, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Vol. 4, 59-68, Sept. 15-17, 2008.
  • Çelik, O., Ilki, A., Yalçin, C., Yüksel, E., “Dogu ve Bati Avrupa Kentlerinde Degisik Tip Binalarin Deprem Riskinin Hizli Degerlendirilmesi Üzerine Bir Deneyim,” Altinci Ulusal Deprem Mühendisligi Konferansi, 16-20 Ekim 2007, Istanbul, 297-304, 2007.
  • Altay, S., Parvin, A., Yalcin, C., Kaya, O., “Evaluation of Bond Slip Models for R/C Joints,”Ninth Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 26-29 June 2007.
  • Yalcin, C. and Sinangil M., “Retrofitting of Reinforced Concrete Columns for Improved Ductility,” 6th International Advances in Civil Engineering Conference (ACE 2004), Istanbul, Turkey, Oct. 6-8, 2004
  • Yalcin, C. and Altay S., “Probabilistic Approach to Seismic Evaluation of SDOF Systems: Highway Bridges,” 6th International Advances in Civil Engineering Conference (ACE 2004), Istanbul, Turkey, Oct. 6-8, 2004
  • Yalcin, C. and Kaya, O., “An Experimental Study on the Behaviour of Reinforced Concrete Columns Using FRP Material,” 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Aug. 1-6, 2004
  • Yalcin, C. and Kaya, O., "Halihazırdaki Betonarme Kolonların Depreme Karşı Yeni Bir Yöntemle Güçlendirilmesi (New Seismic Retrofitting method for Existing Reinforced Concrete Columns)," Deprem Sempozyomu Kocaeli 2003, Kocaeli, Turkey, Mar. 12 - 14, 2003.
  • Yalcin, C. and Saatcioglu, M., "Seismic Retrofitting of Concrete Bridge Columns,"5th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridges , Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July 13-16, 1998

 Research Reports

  • Saatcioglu, M., Yalcin, C., Mes, D., and Beausejour, P., "Seismic Retrofiting Concrete Columns by External Prestressing," OCEERC Research Report, Ottawa-Carleton Earthquake Research Centre, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada, 2001.

Other Papers/Publications (non-refereed):

  • Kaya, S.A., Yalcin, C., Kaya, O., “Tekrarlı Yalın Burulma Momentleri Altında Betonarme Elemanların Davranışı” 7. Yapı Mekaniği Laboratuvarları Çalıştayı, KTO Karatay Üniversitesi, -Konya; 4-5 Ekim 2019
  • Kaya, S.A., Yalcin, C., Kaya, O., “Yapı Elemanlarının Tekrarlanan Yalın Burulma Yükleri Altında Davranışının İncelenmesi” 6. Ulusal Yapı Mekaniği Laboratuvarları Toplantısı, Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi, -Trabzon; 17-18 Kasım 2017.
  • Okuyan, S., Yalcin, C., Yüksel, E., “Tek Serbetlik Dereceli Sistemlerin Yapıya Giren Sismik Enerjisinin Ölçeklendirilmesi,” 6. Ulusal Yapı Mekaniği Laboratuvarları Toplantısı, Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi, -Trabzon; 17-18 Kasım 2017.
  • Yardımcı, F., Yalcin, C., Yüksel, E., “Sarsma Masası Deneylerinde Video Kayıtları Kullanılarak Geliştirilen Bir Ölçüm Yöntemi,” 6. Ulusal Yapı Mekaniği Laboratuvarları Toplantısı, Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi, -Trabzon; 17-18 Kasım 2017.
  • Güllü, A., Yüksel, E., Yalcin, C.., “Elastik Deprem Giriş Enerjisi Spektrumunun Deneysel İncelenmesi,” 6. Ulusal Yapı Mekaniği Laboratuvarları Toplantısı, Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi, -Trabzon; 17-18 Kasım 2017.
  • Yalcin, C.., Kaya, S.A., “Yapı Elemanlarının Tekrarlanan Yalın Burulma Yükleri Altında Enerji Tüketme Kapasitelerinin İncelenmesi” Ulusal Yapı Mekaniği Laboratuvarları 5. Toplantısı, Erciyes Üniversitesi, -Kayseri; 29-30 Mayıs 2015.
  • Karakoç, C., Yalcin, C., Özbek M., “Prefabrike Moduler Perde Duvar Geliştirme Çalışmaları,” Yapi Mekaniği Laboratuarları Toplantısı II, Selcuk University, Konya, Jun. 19-20, 2003.
  • Yalçın, C., Sinangil M., “Betonarme Kolonların Depreme Karşı Yanal Ardgerme Yöntemiyle Güçlendirilmesi,” Yapi Mekaniği Laboratuarları Toplantısı II, Selcuk University, Konya, Jun. 19-20, 2003.
  • Yalcin, C., Kaya O., “Mevcut Dikdortgen Kesitli Betonarme Kolonlarin Guclendirilmesi (Retrofitting of Existing Rectangular Columns),” Yapi Mekanigi Laboratuarlari Toplantisi II (Structural Mechanics Laboratory Meeting II), Sponsored by TÜBITAK, Selcuk University, Konya, Jun. 19-20, 2003.
  • Yalcin, C., Kaya, O., "Halihazirdaki Kolonlari Depreme Karsi Guclendirilmesi"; TUBITAK- Insaat ve Cevre Teknolojileri Arastirma Gurubu; Yapi Mekanigi Laboratuvarlari Toplantisi 1, TUBITAK, Ankara, Turkey, 2001.
Memberships: 
  • Member, APEO (Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario) since November 1991
  • Member, IMO (Insaat Mühendisleri Odasi - Chamber of Civil Engineers, Istanbul Chapter) since December 1999
  • Member, CAEE (Canadian Association for Earthquake Engineering) since March 2010
Courses: 
Course Code Course Title Hours per Week
CE 101 Introduction to Civil Engineering 3 hrs. lecture
CE 212 Engineering Materials 3 hrs. lecture
CE 241 Mechanics of Materials 4 hrs. lecture + 1 hr. recitation
CE 354 Reinforced Concrete I 3 hrs. lecture + 1 hr. recitation
CE 355 Structures 3 hrs. lecture + 1 hr. recitation
CE 492 Project 3 hrs. lecture
CE 59C Bridge Engineering 3 hrs. lecture
CE 552 Prestressed and Prefabricated Systems 3 hrs. lecture