Gökhan Baykal

Rank & Status: 

Professor, full time

Phone Number: 

+90(212) 359-6487

Fax: 

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

Education: 
Ph.D. Geotechnical Engineering Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, U.S.A. 1987
M.S. Geotechnical Engineering Bogaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey 1982
B.S. Civil Engineering Engineering Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey 1980

 

Service on the Faculty: 
Professor 1996-Present  
Associate Professor 1990-1996  
Assistant Professor 1989  
Original Appointment 1989
Experience: 
Responsibility Location Date
Department Head Departmen Head 1998-2001
Director Center for Industrial By-product Recycling 1994-1998
Research Associate Louisiana Transportation Research Center 1988
Geotechnical Engineer Woodward Clyde Consultants 1984

 

Publications: 

Journal Publications

  • Baykal, G., Döven, A. G., "Utilization of Fly Ash by Pelletization Process; theory application areas and research results", Resources Conservation and Recycling Journal , (30), 2000, pp. 59-77.
  • Baykal, G., Edinçliler, A., and Saygili A., “Highway Embankment Construction Using Fly Ash in Cold,” Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Vol 42, (2004), Article in Press.
  • Edinçliler, A., Baykal, G. and Dengili, K., “Determination of Static and Dynamic Behavior of Recycled Materials for Highways,” Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Vol 42 ,(2004), Article in Press.

Conference Proceedings

  • Baykal, G. and Edinçliler, A., “Converting Waste into Superior Geomaterials”, 7th International Syposium on Environmental Geotechnology and Global Sustainable Development, Helsinki-Finland, June, 8-10, 2004.
  • Edinçliler, A., Baykal, G., ve Dengili, K., Shear Strength of Waste Materials in Embankment Construction, 7th International Syposium on Environmental Geotechnology and Global Sustainable Development, Helsinki-Finlandiya, June, 8-10, 2004.
  • Baykal, G., “Leak Retarding Liners for Underground Storage Tanks ”, 7th International Syposium on Environmental Geotechnology and Global Sustainable Development, Helsinki-Finland, June, 8-10 , 2004.
  • Baykal, G., Ozkul, Z., " The Effect of Stress on the Hydraulic Conductivity of Rubber Soil Liners Permeated with Gasoline", Proceedings of the Fifteenth Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering , Vol 3, pp-1955-1958, 27-31 August 2001.
  • Akkol O., Baykal, G., "A New Test Device and Method: Geotextile-Soil Interface Cylindrical Test (gict)", Proceedings of the Fifteenth Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering , Vol 2, pp-1547-1550, 27-31 August 2001
  • Ata, A., O'Neill, M.W., Baykal, G., "Enhancement of Side Resistance in Bored Piles with Lime", Proceedings of the Fifteenth Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering , Vol. 2, pp-839-842, 27-31 August 2001.
  • Baykal, G., and Metehan, T., "The Effect of Lime Treatment on the Shear Strength Parameters of the Clay-Concrete Interface," Transportation Research Board, 76th Annual Meeting , 12-16 January, Washington DC, 2001.
  • Baykal, G., Balcı, M., "The Energy Consumed During Liquefaction and its Effect on the Structures" ZM 8, 8th Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering National Conference , 26-27 October, 2000, Istanbul, pp.417-427 (in Turkish).
  • Baykal, G., Doven, A.G., "Lightweight Concrete Production Using Unsintered Fly Ash Pellet Aggregates", ACAA Thirteenth International Symposium on Management and Use of Coal Combustion Products , January 11-14, Orlando, FL, 1999, Vol 1, pp 3,1-13.
  • Baykal, G., Sahtiyancı, M., Ata, A., and O'Neill, M., "Lime Stabilization of Bored Pile-Soil Interface", ZM 7, Seventh Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering National Conference , 22-23 October 1998, Istanbul, Vol.2, pp.460-468 (in Turkish).
Memberships: 
  • Nat. Res. Council, Transportation Res. Board, Cementitious Stabilization Committee, A2J01, USA
  • Nat. Res. Council, Transportation Res. Board, Physicochemical Phen. in Soils Commitee, USA
  • Turkish National Commitee of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
  • International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
  • ISSMGE Technical Commitee TC 17 "Soil Improvement Techniques"
  • ISSMGE Technical Committee TC 10 "Geophysical Applications"
  • Turkish National Committee of Clay Minerals
  • Turkish National Committee of Highways
Courses: 
Course Code Course Title Hours per Week
CE 331 Earth Sciences 2 hrs. lecture + 2 lab
CE 636 Soil Behavior 3 hrs. lecture
CE 334 Soil Mechanics Laboratory 1 hr. lecture + 3 lab
CE 530 Advanced Soil Mechanics Laboratory 3 hrs. lecture
Awards: 
Honorary Fellow University of Wisconsin, Madison
Fellowship Louisiana State University