Ayhan Irfanoglu

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

Purdue University
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
Specialty Group(s)
Research Interests
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.
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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.