Mete A. Sozen

Kettelhut Distinguished Professor of Structural Engineering

Purdue University

Lyles School of Civil Engineering

550 Stadium Mall Drive

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 494-2186
Fax (765) 494-0395
Office HAMP G129A / BOWN 1050
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1957
M.S.C.E., University of Illinois, 1952
B.S.C.E., Robert College, Turkey, 1951
Specialty Group(s)
Research Interests
Development of professional design codes for reinforced and prestressed concrete structures, and for earthquake-resistant design of reinforced concrete structures.
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Honors and Awards
Honorary Doctorate, Bogazici University, Turkey, 2004 John Parmer Award, Structural Engineers Association of Illinois, 2003 Distinguished Lecturer, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, 2002 Noel Nathan Memorial Lecturer, University of British Columbia, 2002 Outstanding Paper Award, ASCE Council on Forensic Engineering , 1998 Honorary Doctorate, Johann Pannonius University, Hungary, 1998 Honorary Doctorate, Georgian Technical University, Tbilisi, 1998 Illinois Section Structural Group Lifetime Achievement Award, 1998