Associate Professor of Civil Engineering
Lyles School of Civil Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 496-8270
Fax (765) 494-9886
Office HAMP 4117 / BOWN 1022
PhD, California Institute of Technology, 2000
MSCE, California Institute of Technology, 1994
BSCE, Middle East Technical University, 1993
Earthquake and blast engineering, performance-based structural engineering frameworks, modal testing and analysis, structural health-monitoring, large-scale structural analysis and simulation, and engineering seismology.
Honors and Awards
American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) IDEAS2 Presidential Award of Excellence, 2008.
California Institute of Technology Graduate Student Council, Teaching Assistant Award: nominated by the students of the Engineering Mathematics course, academic year 1997-98.
Harold Hellwig Fellowship in Structural Engineering (1993-94).
Recognition for Academic Excellence (summa cum laude and top rank), Department of Civil Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 1993.
Recognition for Academic Excellence, Turkish Chamber of Civil Engineers, 1993.