Department of Civil Engineering at Boğaziçi University, Turkey, is seeking to expand its junior faculty in the below given areas of research. Candidates with a proven record of research and scholarly activities are encouraged to send a cover letter, a statement of educational and research interests, a resume, and the names of 3 references to:
Ilgın Gökaşar’s conference paper entitled “Insights into the Impact of COVID-19 on Bicycle Usage in Colorado Counties” has been accepted for the Transportation Research Board 100th Annual Meeting which will be conducted on January 2021.
In this study, the change in the usage of bicycling – for pre- and post-pandemic periods -- using opendata sources, are investigated. Additionally, influence of the characteristics of socio-economics of the bike users, are also inspected.
The paper entitled “A comparative study on the performance of RCC for pavements casted in laboratory and field” of Dr. Nilüfer Özyurt Zihnioglu has been accepted for publication in International Journal of Pavement Engineering.
"Grounding Probability in Narrow Waterways” co-authored by Dr. Emre Otay has been published in the Journal of Navigation by Cambridge University Press in March 2020.
Zeynep Yıldırım was selected to serve as an Expert Evaluator for the European Union Commission. She served as an Independent Evaluator in the engineering panel for the 2020 Innovative Training Network Call of H2020 Research Program of EU Commission.
Ario Ceccotti was appointed as one of the members of the International Advisory Committee of World Conference of Timber Engineering (WCTE) 2020!
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Prof. Cem Avcı was part of the training team who undertook 4 day training session conducted for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in October 30th -November 2nd 2019. The training was aimed at improving the understanding and managing social risk in Projects and acquiring knowledge and developing practical skills in the implementation of EBRD Requirements. The attendees included Public and Private Sector Employees, Social Impact Experts, Health & Safety Experts, Environmental Management Experts, Investment Advisors.
Dr. Özer Çinicioğlu has been in the organizing committee of İMO 8th International Geotechnical Symposium which was succesfully held in İstanbul, Turkey on 13- 15 November 2019. Dr.
International Conference on “Cement – Based Materials Tailored for a Sustainable Future” will take place in Boğaziçi University with the participation of world – renowned scholars and experts. The conference aims to gather researchers and industrial experts from around the world who specialize on cement-based materials to share and spread knowledge in an effort to increase awareness on the importance of the sustainable cementitious systems.
D-Coded BAP project “Analysis of Physiological Risk Factors for Occupational Accidents in Construction Industry” was recently awarded to Dr. Semra Çomu Yapıcı. The first stage of data collection was completed by the Ph.D. candidate, Gökhan Kazar.
Dr. Serdar Selamet was awarded a grant for his project entitled " Experimental Investigation of the Fire Performance of Parallel Strand Steel Cables " (218M550) by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) within the scope of 1002: Short-term R&D Funding Program on February 1, 2019.
Dr. Serdar Selamet delivered a workshop on Fire Engineering for International Civil Engineering and Architecture Conference (ICEARC) in Trabzon, Turkey on 17-20 April, 2019. He also presented a conference proceeding co-authored with Aykut Onursal on 16. The proceeding was entitled “Stability of Steel Portal Frames in Industrial Buildings Under Natural Fire Conditions”.
Dr. Serdar Selamet was invited as keynote speaker to “30th anniversary of Atak Engineering Structural Steel, Analysis and Design Conference” on 15-16 October, 2018.
A new TÜBİTAK 1001 project with the collaboration of Özyeğin University, Boğaziçi University and Sabancı University was accepted. An automated system enabling additive manufacturing of fiber cement-based composites will be developed in the scope of the project. Results and dissemination of the work will significantly contribute to the state-of-art and be one of the pioneering studies leading the technological advancement of additive manufacturing in construction.
It is with great saddness that we have learned the passing away of our colleague Mete A. Sözen.
After having graduated from Robert College (RC'51), Dr. Sözen obtained his PhD form the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He served on the Faculty of UIUC for most of his tenure, he last held the position of Kettelhut Distinguished Professor of Structural Engineering at Purdue University.
His impact on the prrofession has been recognized though many prestigious awards including and honorary doctorate from Boğaziçi University.