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Upcoming Conference on “Cement – Based Materials Tailored for a Sustainable Future” organized by Nilüfer Özyurt Zihnioğlu

As the local organizing committee of CBMT2020 we have been closely following the pandemi updates throughout the world. Considering the continuing seriousness of the situation the organizing committee has sadly decided to reschedule the event. The CBMT will now take place in 2021. The exact dates will be announced in June 2020. For those who would like to attend the conference, abstract submission module is active again. Please see www.cbmt2020.org

Serdar Soyöz successfully completed an AFAD Project!

Prof Soyoz successfully completed an AFAD project entitled “Structural Health Monitoring of Tall Buildings”. Within the project framework, Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) guideline was prepared for tall buildings, SHM system was installed on a tall building in Istanbul and an in-house software was developed (SHM software was developed with PhD student Emre Aytulun).

Cem Avcı leading TÜBİTAK MAM Sponsored Project!

Cem Avcı is working as Project Leader for Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) MAM Environment and Cleaner Production Institute sponsored Project  entitled “Modelling  Impact Assessment of Remedial Actions on Water Quality in Nitrate Sensitive Watersheds: Burdur, Kuzey Ege, Meriç-Ergene, Doğu Akdeniz, Batı Akdeniz, Antalya, Marmara, Konya Kapalı and Akarçay”.  Project is conducted on behalf of T.C. Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to assess Good Agriculture Implementation By-Law

EBRD Training Course Delivered Successfully by Cem Avcı

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.

CBMT Conference Rescheduled, Abstract Submission is Open!

As the local organizing committee of CBMT2020 we have been closely following the pandemi updates throughout the world. Considering the continuing seriousness of the situation the organizing committee has sadly decided to reschedule the event. The CBMT will now take place in 2021. The exact dates will be announced in June 2020. For those who would like to attend the conference, abstract submission module is active again. Please see www.cbmt2020.org

 

Nilüfer Özyurt Zihnioğlu Collaborates on recently awarded 1001 Project!

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.

Seminar by Past Director of ASCE Region 10

Dr. Constantine Memos, Professor Emeritus of Maritime Hydraulics and Port Engineering with the School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece and also the Immediate Past Director of ASCE Region 10 visited ASCE Turkey Group at Boğaziçi University on September 26, 2019. The event was organized by Dr. Zeynep Yıldırım in collaboration with ASCE Turkey Group Officers.

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