Özyeğin University, Çekmeköy Campus Nişantepe District, Orman Street, 34794 Çekmeköy - İSTANBUL

Phone : +90 (216) 564 90 00

Fax : +90 (216) 564 99 99

E-mail: info@ozyegin.edu.tr



OzU Civil Engineering Department aims to conduct research on novel and interdisciplinary fields for the ultimate objective of reaching sustainable and resilient infrastructure systems and cities. Some of our research studies are supported by TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) and EU (European Union) Funds.

Faculty Members and Their Research Fields 

Structural and Earthquake Engineering

Prof. Dr. Gülay Altay  

Design of steel structures, Structural connections, structural stability, earthquake resistant design, structural control, repair and retrofitting of historical structures, cold-formed steel structures, plates and smart structures.

Dr. Bülent Erkmen

Experimental methods, seismic performance of concrete/steel structures, advanced finite element analysis, fluid-structure interaction and CFD, blast performance of industrial/critical structures.

Dr. Taner Yılmaz   

Risk and reliability analysis, earthquake engineering, structural performance assessment under multi hazards, seismic resilience, soil-structure interaction, seismic base isolation. (http://faculty.ozyegin.edu.tr/taneryilmaz/)

Dr. Derya Deniz

Earthquake engineering, structural collapse modeling, multi-hazard performance for buildings,  hazard damage and loss, post-disaster recovery,  risk-based decision making, disaster resilience. (http://faculty.ozyegin.edu.tr/deryadeniz/)

Construction Materials

Dr. Zeynep Bundur

Self-healing cement-based materials, bio-based concrete additives, resource and energy efficient alternative cementitious materials, concrete rheology  and digital production technologies. (http://faculty.ozyegin.edu.tr/zeynepbasaran/)

Geotechnical and Earthquake Engineering

Prof. Dr. Atilla Ansal   

Laboratory and field soil investigation, soil behaviour and constitutive relations, soil dynamics, geotechnical earthquake engineering, seismic hazard, strong earthquake ground motion, seismic microzonation, liquefaction, earthquake scenarios.
Prof. Dr. Feyza Çinicioğlu Behavior of embankments on soft clays, development of new methodologies for embankment design and construction on soft clays, macro and micro soil behavior, observational methods and soil-structure interaction.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aslı Kurtuluş   Situ seismic measurements, laboratory measurements of dynamic material properties, seismic site monitoring, seismic site response modeling
Construction Management
Dr. Senem Seyis Construction project management, lean construction, decision making support systems, sustainable built environment, Information Technologies in construction industry and Building Information Modeling.
Transportation Engineering 
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bekir Bartın Traffic safety, microscopic traffic simulation models, traffic data analysis, transportation economy, reinforcement learning.
Hydraulics and Urban Physics 
Dr. Yiğit Can Altan Resolution of climate and climate change on the built environment, urban heat island, computational fluid dynamics, big data management, maritime transportation and traffic.