Cemalettin DÖNMEZ


B. Sc, M. Sc. (Middle East Technical University)

Ph. D. (Purdue University, W. Lafayette)

Research Interests:

  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Structural Mechanics
  • Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Steel Structures
  • Evaluation of Existing Structures

Office: C-207
Phone: +90-232-750 6811
Fax: +90-232-750 6801




B. Sc, M. Sc. (Istanbul Technical University)
Ph. D. ( University of California, Davis)

Research Interests:

  • Overland Flows
  • Channel Flows
  • Erosion/Sediment Transport
  • Chemical Transport
  • GIS Applications for Hydrological Watershed Management
  • FL, ANN and GA in Water Resources Engineering


Office: C-225
Phone: +90-232-750 6815
Fax: +90-232-750 6801

Şebnem ELÇİ


B. Sc. (Middle East Technical University)

M. Sc. (Dokuz Eylül University)

Ph. D.  (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Research Interests:
Numerical Modeling of Hydrodynamics and Sediment Transport in Lakes and Reservoirs; Stratified Flows; Shoreline Erosion; Field Measurement Techniques

  • Numerical Modeling of Hydrodynamics and Sediment Transport in Lakes and Reservoirs
  • Stratified Flows
  • Shoreline Erosion
  • Field Measurement Techniques

Office: C-202
Phone: +90-232-750 6806
Fax: +90-232-750 6801

Alper BABA


B. Sc, M. Sc., Ph. D. (Dokuz Eylül University)

Research Interests:

  • Groundwater contamination
  • Environmental Geology
  • Hydrogeology
  • Geothermal Energy
  • Engineering Geology

Office: C-201
Phone: +90-232-750 6807
Fax: +90-232-750 6801




B. Sc. (İstanbul Kültür University)

M. Sc. (İstanbul Technical University)

Ph. D. (University at Buffalo-SUNY)

Research Interests:

  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
  • In-situ and Laboratory Testing
  • Soil Dynamics
  • Liquefaction and Post-Liquefaction Behavior

Office: C-220
Phone: +90-232-750 6812
Fax: +90-232-750 6801



B. Sc.. (Middle East Technical University)

M. Sc., Ph. D. (University of Pittsburgh)

Research Interests

  • Structural Design Code Calibration
  • Reliability Based Cost Optimization
  • Reliability Based Assessment of Existing Structures
  • Historical Structures
  • Computational Mechanics

Office: C-203
Phone: +90-232-750 6809
Fax: +90-232-750 6801



B. Sc. (Middle East Technical University)

M. Sc. (Stutgart University)

Ph. D. (Eindhoven University of Technology)

Research Interests

  • Computational mechanics
  • Constituve and multi-scale modelling of engineering materials
  • Toplogy optimization

Office: C-206
Phone: +90-232-750 6810
Fax: +90-232-750 6801

Volkan Emre UZ


B. Sc. (Süleyman Demirel University)

M. Sc. (Süleyman Demirel University)

Ph. D. (Süleyman Demirel University)

Research Interests:

  • Pavement Materials
  • Pavement Design
  • Non-Destructive Testing of Pavements
  • Skid Resistance Evalution of Pavements
  • Utilizing Waste Materials in Highway Constructions
  • Asphalt Materials

Office: C-208
Phone: +90-232-750 6803
Fax: +90-232-750 6801

Gürsoy TURAN

Associate Professor

B. Sc. (Middle East Technical University)

M. Sc., Ph. D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Chanpaign

Research Interests

  • Structural Dynamics and Active Control
  • Structural Analysis

Office: C-204
Phone: +90-232-750-6804
Fax: +90-232-750-6801


Associate Professor

B. Sc., M. Sc., Ph. D. (Middle East Technical University)

Research Interests

  • Coastal engineering
  • 2D and 3D physical modeling of coastal structures
  • Wave hydrodynamics and wave-structure interactions
  • Design of coastal structures
  •  Wave climate and statistical applications
  • Wave measurement and the analysis of wave data
  • Numerical modeling

Office: C-219
Phone: +90-232-750-6808
Fax: +90-232-750-6801


Associate Professor

B. Sc., M. Sc. (Middle East Technical University)

Ph. D. (University of Toronto)

Research Interests 

Reinforced Concrete Modelling; Finite Element Methods; Impact and Blast Loads on Structures; Computational Mechanics

  • Reinforced Concrete Modelling
  • Finite Element Methods
  • Impact and Blast Loads on Structures
  • Computational Mechanics

Office: C-205
Phone: +90-232-750-6814
Fax: +90-232-750-6801


Assistant Professor

B. Sc. (Çukurova University)

Ph. D.  (University of Colorado at Boulder)

Research Interests 

  • Constitutive modeling of soils
  • Nonlinear finite element modeling and finite element code development with emphasis on large deformation plasticity
  • Computational mechanic
  • Deep foundations (pile-soil interaction modeling) and geotechnical earthquake engineering
  • Numerical programming based on the finite difference method to solve engineering problems

Office: D-201
Phone: +90-232-750-6805
Fax: +90-232-750-6801

Korhan Deniz DALGIÇ

Assistant Professor

B. Sc.  (Yıldız Technical University)

M. Sc.  (İstanbul Technical University)

Ph. D. (İstanbul Technical University)

Research Interests

  • Structural Engineering
  • Effects of excavation on the performance of structure
  • Strengthening reinforced structures by means of polymer materials

Office: C-219
Phone: +90-232-750-6819
Fax: +90-232-750-6801


Assistant Professor

B. Sc.  (Middle East Technical University)

M. Sc.  (Christian Albrechts University of Kiel)

Ph. D. (Universiteit Gent)

Research Interests:

  • Hydrodynamics of coastal/marine areas
  • Coastal/marine structure design and applications
  • Sediment transport and coastal morphology
  • Natural disasters (tsunami, storm surge, floods, etc.) and climate change
  • Marine renewable energy (wind, current, wave)
  • Integrated coastal, marine and watershed management

Office: D-203
Phone: +90-232-750-6817
Fax: +90-232-750-6801

e-mail: dogankisacik@iyte.edu.tr


Assistant Professor

B. Sc.  (Çukurova University)

M. Sc.  (University of Central Florida)

Ph. D. (University of Central Florida)

Research Interests:

  • Transportation and Traffic Engineering
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Autonomous Vehicle Technologies
  • Public Transportation and Transportation Mode Choice
  • Alternative Fuel Technologies and Life Cycle Assessment

Office: E-202
Phone: +90-232-750-6830
Fax: +90-232-750-6801

Dornadula Chandrasekharam 

Professor (Visiting Scholar)

B. Sc. (Indian Institute of Technology)

M. Sc.  (Indian Institute of Technology)

Ph. D. (Indian Institute of Technology)

Research Interests:

  • Volconology
  • Geotermics
  • Groundwater Pollution
  • Hydrogeochemistry
  • Saltwater Intrusion into Coastal Aquifers