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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Selected Research Projects
  • "Istanbul at the Threshold", NSF AWARD, 2005
  • "Toward Real-Time Sensing", NSF AWARD, 2003
  • "Joint Technical Coordination Committee for US-Japan Cooperative Research in Urban Earthquake Disaster Mitigation", NSF AWARD, 1998-2004
  • "A Research Program for Autoadaptive Media", NSF AWARD, 1999
  • "An Alternative Approach to Earthquake-Hazards", NSF AWARD, 1999
  • "Performance in Shear of Concrete Bridge", NSF AWARD, 1998