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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.

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.

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

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. 

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.

Remembering Mete Sözen

Please joins us as we meet to remember our distinguished colleague Mete Sözen with friends and family.

Meetings will take place at Vedat Yerlici Conference Center (VYKM) Room 1.

10:00-12:00 Professors Ayhan İrfanoğlu and Santiago Pujol, of Purdue University, meet with students.

14:00-17:00 Ayhan İrfanoğlu, Uğur Ersoy, Polat GÜlkan, Santiago Pujol, Timothy Sözen and Canan Sözen share their remembrances.

Ayhan İrfanoğlu's presentation: 'Mete Avni Sözen: An Introduction'

Uğur Ersoy Elected Honorary Member of American Concrete Institute (ACI)

It is with great pleasure that we have learned of ACI's decision to elect Professor Uğur Ersoy as an Honorary Member.

This award was bestowed by the 2018 ACI Board of Direction specifically 'for contributions in education, research, and practice that have improved reinforced concrete design and construction in Turkey; and in seismic zones around the world.'

We sincerely congratulate Uğur Hoca on this much deserved award.