Hilmi Luş (Chair)

Rank & Status: 

Professor & Department Chair

Phone Number: 

+90(212) 359-6594

Fax: 

+90(212) 287-2457

E-Mail: 

hilmilus #at# boun.edu.tr

Education: 

Ph.D., Columbia University, New York, NY, USA 2001
M.S., Columbia University, New York, NY, USA 1996
B.S. in Civil Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey 1995

Service on the Faculty: 

Professor, 2015-Present
Associate Professor, 2010 - 2015
Assistant Professor, 2002-2010
Original Appointment, 2002

Experience: 

Department Chair, Dept. of Civil Eng., Boğaziçi University, November 2015 - 
Vice Director, Institute for Graduate Studies in Science & Eng., Boğaziçi University, February 2015 -
Erasmus Institutional Coordinator, Boğaziçi University, November 2011 - May 2016
Vice Department Chair, Dept. of Civil Eng., Boğaziçi University, 2004 - 2010
Lecturer, Dept. of Civil Eng. & Eng. Mechanics, Columbia University, NY, USA, January 2001-June 2002
Post Doctoral Fellow, Dept. of Civil Eng. & Eng. Mechanics, Columbia University, NY, USA, January 2001 - June 2002
Preceptor, Dept. of Civil Eng. & Eng. Mechanics, Columbia University, NY, USA, September 2000 - January 2001

Publications: 

Books

“Yapı Dinamiğine Giriş,” Vedat Yerlici, Hilmi Luş, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Yayınevi, İstanbul, 2007. (TÜBA TEÇEP Telif Eser Ödülü, 2008)

“Çubukların Mukavemeti,” Hilmi Luş, Uğur Ersoy, Erdem Canbay, Tanvir S. Wasti, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Yayınevi, İstanbul, 2013. (TÜBA TEÇEP Kayda Değer Telif Eser Ödülü, 2014)

“Yapı Dinamiği: Teori ve Deprem Mühendisliği Uygulamaları,” Anıl K. Chopra, çeviren Hilmi Luş, 4. Baskıdan çeviri, Palme Yayıncılık, 2015

Recent Journal Publications

Mukhopadhyay S, Luş H, and Betti R, “Structural identification with incomplete output-only data and independence of measured information for shear-type systems,” Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, DOI: 10.1002/eqe.2627.

Mukhopadhyay S, Luş H, and Betti R, “Probabilistic Structural Health Assessment with Identified Physical Parameters from Incomplete Measurements,” ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems Part A: Civil Engineering. DOI: 10.1061/AJRUA6.0000838, B4015003.

Mukhopadhyay S, Luş H, and Betti R, “Structural identification with incomplete instrumentation and global identifiability requirements under base excitation,” Structural Control & Health Monitoring, 22 (7), pp. 1024-1047, 2015.

Eren C, and Luş H, “A risk based PML estimation method for single-storey reinforced concrete industrial buildings and its impact on earthquake insurance rates,” Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 13, pp. 2169-2195, 2015.

Mukhopadhyay S, Luş H, and Betti R, “Modal parameter based structural identification using input–output data: Minimal instrumentation and global identifiability issues,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 45, pp. 283-301, 2014.

Soyoz S, Taciroglu E, Orakcal K, Nigbor R, Skolnik D, Luş H, and Safak E, “Ambient and Forced Vibration Testing of a Reinforced Concrete Building Before and After its Seismic Retrofitting,” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, ” 139, pp. 1741–1752, 2013.

Sun H, Luş H and Betti R, “Identification of Structural Models Using a Modified Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm,” Computers and Structures, 116, pp. 59-74, 2013.

Luş H, “Physical Parameter Estimation from State Space Models for Systems with Missing Input Information,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 138(12), pp.1402-1410, 2012.

Mukhopadhyay S, Luş H, Hong AL and Betti R, “Propagation of Mode Shape Errors in Structural Identification,” Journal of Sound & Vibration,  331, pp. 3961–3975, 2012.

Longman RW, Peng YT, Kwon T, Luş H, Betti R, and  Juang JN, “Adaptive Inverse Iterative Learning Control,” Journal of the Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineers., 32 (6), pp. 493-506, 2011.

Memberships: 

University Comissions
Akademik Danışmanlık Çalışma Grubu, 2014 - 2015
Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü Yönetim Kurulu Üyesi 2014 –
Mühendislik Fakültesi Ders Programı Komisyonu Üyesi 2014 - 2015
Akademik Kurallar Komisyonu Üyesi 2014 –
Doktora Yeterlik Komitesi Başkanı, İnşaat Mühendisliği Bölümü 2013 - 2015
Değişim ve Yerleştirme Komisyonu Üyesi (ex officio) 2011 – 2016
Akademik Dış İlişkiler Komisyonu Üyesi (ex officio) 2011 –2016
Araştırma Politikaları Danışma Kurulu Üyesi 2009 -
Doktora Yeterlik Komitesi Üyesi, İnşaat Mühendisliği Bölümü 2007 -

Courses: 

Boğaziçi University
Ce 202  Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Civil Engineers
CE 241 Mechanics of Materials
CE 245 Mechanics
CE 246 Strength of Materials
CE 352 Structural Analysis II
Ce 355 Structural Analysis
Ce 481 Introduction to Vibrating Systems
Ce 483 Advanced Mechanics of Solids
Ce 49H Dynamics & Vibrations
Ce 48H Fundamentals of Earthquake Engineering
Ce 547 Elasticity
CE 559 Structural Dynamics
Ce 546 Advanced Mechanics of Materials
CE 591 Modeling & Identification in Structural Dynamics

Columbia University
EM E 4113 Advanced Mechanics of Solids
EM E 4332 Introduction to Finite Elements
CE E 4100 Earthquake and Wind Engineering
CE E 4225 Reliability Analysis of Structures and Mechanical Systems
 

Awards: 

Öğretimde Üstün Başarı Ödülü, 2007. Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, Mühendislik Fakültesi.
TÜBA TEÇEP Telif Eser Ödülü, 2008. V. Yerlici ile birlikte “Yapı Dinamiğine Giriş” kitabı için.
Araştırmada Üstün Başarı Ödülü, 2012. Boğaziçi Üniversitesi.
TÜBA TEÇEP Kayda Değer Telif Eser Ödülü (Mansiyon), 2014. U. Ersoy, E. Canbay ve S. Tanvir Wasti ile birlikte “Çubukların Mukavemeti” kitabı için