Ayhan Irfanoglu

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

Address
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
Education
PhD, California Institute of Technology, 2000
MSCE, California Institute of Technology, 1994
BSCE, Middle East Technical University, 1993
Specialty Group(s)
Affiliation(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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Recent Publications
  • A. Irfanoglu, "Using Numerical Simulations and Engineering Reasoning under Uncertainty: Studying the Collapse of WTC-1", Computer-aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, accepted for publication, 2010.
  • B.N. Luna, and A. Irfanoglu, "Estimating Base Shear versus Roof Drift Curves using Earthquake-Response Data", Earthquake Spectra, accepted for publication, 2010.
  • K.A. Korkmaz, A. Irfanoglu and A. H. Kayhan, "Seismic Risk Assessment of Buildings in Izmir, Turkey," Natural Hazards, September 2009 (online), 2010 (print).
  • K. Miamis, A. Irfanoglu, and M.A. Sozen, "Dominant Factor in the Collapse of WTC-1", Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, v.23(4):203-208, 2009.
  • A. Irfanoglu, "Performance of Template School Buildings during Earthquakes in Turkey and Peru", Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, v.23(1):5-14, 2009
  • Irfanoglu, A., and C.M. Hoffmann, "An Engineering Perspective of the Collapse of WTC-I", Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities. v.22(1):62-67, 2008.
  • Griffiths, J.H.P., A. Irfanoglu and S. Pujol, “Istanbul at the Threshold: An Evaluation of the Seismic Risk in Istanbul”, Earthquake Spectra, v.23 (1): 63-75, 2007.
  • Beck, J.L., E. Chan, A. Irfanoglu and C. Papadimitriou, "Multi-criteria Optimal Structural Design under Uncertainty", Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 28:741-761, 1999.