Structural Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, 1996
Structural Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, 1990
Civil Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, 1988
Dr.Z.Canan Girgin graduated with highest honors (ranking third) from Department of Civil Engineering in Istanbul Technical University in 1988. She got M.Sc. degree in 1990, and Ph.D. degree in 1996 in Structural Engineering from ITU. She worked at the Structures Division in ITU Civil Engineering Dept. as Research Assistant from 1989 to 1996, as Dr. Research Assistant from 1996 to 1997. From 1997 to 2005 she worked in the R&D Dept. of Yapi Merkezi Holding Inc., produced many Research Reports and executed several experimental studies on the development of new productions. She was assigned as Assistant Professor at the Building Science and Technology Division of Architecture Dept. in Yildiz Technical University in 2005. She serves as Associate Professor in the same Division in YTU since 2011, and teaches the Courses on Structural System Design. She gives active support to several project competitions of students. She has articles and papers over 50 in the areas of applied mechanics, earthquake characteristics, advanced concrete technologies, FRP confined columns and sustainable energy. Seven publications are cited by SCI Index. She completed four research-development projects so far, and one new project continues. She is the member of Turkish Chamber of Civil Engineers, Turkish Structural Steel Association and American Concrete Institute.