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

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Ragıp
Akbaş

Ragıp
Akbaş

Assistant Professor

PhD

Stanford University, Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2003

Graduate

Bogazici University, Civil Engineering

Undergraduate

Bogazici University, Civil Engineering



Biography

Ragip Akbas finished his undergraduate and master's degree at Bogazici University Civil Engineering department. He obtained his PhD from Stanford University in 2003 in Civil and Environmental Engineering department with emphasis on computational methods for construction. In his doctoral dissertation, he defined a new geometry-based modeling and simulation approach for construction.

He has extensive work experience in the industry, including a software start-up company in Silicon Valley, an engineering consultancy company, and the R&D department of Walt Disney Imagineering. Before OzU, he has held various roles at Autodesk, Inc., the leading software company for the Architecture/Engineering/Construction industry. He also held short-term postdoctoral and visiting scholar positions at Stanford University. His research interests include automation in construction, modeling and simulation, machine learning and computer graphics applications in engineering.