Research Fields


Open Sea Structures Foundation Systems
Disaster Management
In Situ Thermal Conductivity Test (TCT, TRT)
Environmental Geotechnics
Marine Geotechnics
Effect of Earthquake Properties on Soil Behavior
Design of Retaining Structures for Deep Excavations
Dynamic Analysis
Drag Anchor Foundation Systems
Designing Regular Storage Areas
Energy Piles
Stochastic Methods in Geotechnical Engineering
Artificial Neural Networks in Geotechnical Engineering
Advanced Numerical Modeling
Design of Retaining Walls
Pile Integrity Test (PIT, SIT)
Shear Strength
Precautions to be Taken in Polluted Soils
Microzonation Studies
Shallow Geothermal Systems
Slope Stability Control and Determination of Required Precautions
Slope / Slope Stability
Non-Destructive Testing
Determination of Seismic Behaviors of Geosynthetic Reinforced Fills Under Foundations
Foundation Engineering
Shaking Table Test System
Use of Geosynthetics in Soil Structures
Effect of Local Ground Conditions on Earthquake Motion
Shallow and Deep Foundations
Soil Amplification
Factors Affecting Soil Growth
Ground Improvement Techniques
Soil Stabilization
Soil-Structure Interaction
Effect of Freeze-Thaw on Soils
Soil Embedded Pipes
Determination of Dynamic Properties of Soils


Stream Mechanics
Stream Management
Solid Matter Motion in Rivers and Coasts
Watering Systems from Lake, Lake and Sea (Planning, Modeling, Projecting)
Current-Base-Structure Interaction
Fluid mechanics
Waste Water and Cooling Water Deep Discharge Facilities (Planning, Projecting)
Solid Transportation by Pipes (Hydrotransport)
Wave Analysis and Determination of Potential of Wave Energy
Wave Energy
Wave Hydrodynamics
Wave Climate
Liquefaction with Wave Effect
Marine Constructions
Turbulence in Natural Currents
Full Savings, Bottom Savings and Energy Demolition Buildings (Planning, Modeling and Projecting)
Physical Hydrology
Basin Models
Hydroelectric Production Facilities
Hydraulic Geometry
Hydraulics and Hydromechanics
Statistical analysis
Hydroelectric Facilities (Planning, Projecting)
Hydrometeorology - Hydroclimatology
Hydrological Time Series Analyzes
Hydrologic Stochastic Modeling
Variability Analysis of Hydroclimatological Processes
Hydropolitics (National and International Water Resources Planning, Management, Water Law and Policy)
Climate Change
Climate Models Integrated Water Basin Modeling
Kalman Filter
Solid Waste (Ash) Storage Dams (Planning, Projecting)
Solid matter transport
Coastal Areas Management
Coastal Sciences and Engineering
Design and Optimization of Coastal Protection Structures
Coastal Wetlands
Physical and Numerical Modeling of Coastal Processes
Coastal Constructions (Harbor, Marina, Shelter, Shipyard and Pump Stations) (Planning, Projecting)
Coastal Management
Sediment Transport on the Coast
Drought Analysis and Stochastic Modeling
Mathematical Models
Mathematical Modeling and Deterministic Flows
Modern Modeling Techniques (Fuzzy Logic, Artificial Neural Networks)
Optimization Techniques (Genetic Algorithms)
Stochastic Hydrology
Sedimentation Plants and Precipitation Pools in Concentration Plants (Planning, Modeling and Projecting)
Water resources
Planning and Operation of Water Resources Systems
Water and Coastal Structures Projects EIA Reports
Water Constructions
Flood hydrodynamic modeling
Flood and Low Current Hydrology
Cooling Water Conversion and Conversion Systems in Thermal and Cycle Power Plants (Planning, Projecting)
Tsunami Type Long Waves
Long Term and Extreme Long Term Wave Statistics
Renewable energy sources
Groundwater Modeling
Spatial Modeling in Earth Sciences
Floating Breakwaters
Surface Water Hydrology
Surface Water Engineering
Surface and Subsoil Rainwater and Underground Water Drainage Systems (Planning, Projecting)


Smart Buildings
Uncertainty Methods
Investigation of Seismic Performance of Reinforced Concrete Columns
Bar Strength
Bar Theory
Experimental Mechanics
Earthquake Engineering
Passive, Semi-active and Active Systems in Depth Resistant Structural Design
Dynamic Structure-Soil Interaction Problems
Nonlinear Vibrations
Wave Propagation in Elastic Media
Elastic Floor Sitting Problems
Solution Methods in Elasticity and Plasticity Theory
Gradient elasticity theory
Computational Mechanics
Complex Functions and Applications
Fracture Mechanics
Composite Materials
Lie Group Theory and Applications to Differential Equations
Magnetorheological damper (MR-MD)
Mathematical Physics
Analysis of Engineering Structures by Computer
Calculation of Building Systems with Object Oriented Programming Techniques
Finite Element Analysis of Plaque, Shell and Space Bars
Numerical Methods
Intuitive Optimization
Boundary Element Method
Dynamic Analysis with Finite Elements
Linear and Nonlinear Analysis with Finite Elements
Stability Analyzes with Finite Elements
Finite Element Model Update
Mechanism of Continuous Mediums
Applied Mechanics and Mathematics
Variational Method
Depth Resizing of Structures
Structure Dynamics
Structure-Fluid Interaction Problems
Health Health Monitoring
Structural Description
Programming Language Design for Calculation of Building Systems
Non-Local Elasticity Theory


Dynamic Network Modeling
Road and Railway Superstructure Design
Highway Junction Design
Urban Public Transportation Systems
Urban Traffic Management
Combined Transportation
Traffic Flow Modeling and Control
Traffic Request Modeling
Transport Network Design
Transportation Economics
Transportation Planning
Superstructure Management Systems
Planning of High Speed Railways


Timber and Steel Structures

Analysis and Design of Wooden Materials, Wooden Structures
Advanced Analysis and Design of Steel Materials, Steel Structures, Manufacturing and Application Features
Performance Analysis of Steel Structures and Their Behavior under Repeated Reversible Loads, Depression Resistant Design
Static-Dynamic Analysis and Dimensioning of Highway and Railway Bridges, Fatigue Effects
Non-Linear Analysis, Dynamic Analysis and Design of Cable Steel Bearing Systems
Analysis and Design of Steel-Concrete Composite Structures
Fire Behavior of Steel Structures and Combinations, Account and Fire Resistant Design
Classification of Steel Structures and Assemblies, Classification of Bridge and Cable Carrier Systems
Studies on National and International Regulations

Theory of Structures

Structural Engineering
Earthquake Engineering
Repairing and Retrofitting of Current Structures
Investigation of Nonlinear Behavior of Building Systems
Determination of Earthquake Safety of Constructions
Performance Based Design and Strengthening in Building Systems
Structural Optimization
Structured Health Followers
Finite Elements Method for Solution of Building Systems
Analysis of constructions by experimental methods
Passive Dampers and Seismic Insulation (Building and Bridges)
Semiactive Control, Smart Dampers and Magnetoreological Dampers (Building and Bridges)
Earthquake and Wind Design in High Buildings, Wind Comfort Criteria and Damping Design
Random Oscillations and Stochastic Dynamic (Static - Nonstable and Linear - Nonlinear)
Linear Matrix Inequalities (LMI), Dynamic Systems and Degraded Systems
LQR, LQG, H2, H∞ and Robust Control

Reinforced Concrete

Reinforced concrete and prestressed reinforced concrete bridges
Experimental investigation of reinforced concrete building elements
Nonlinear static and dynamic analysis of reinforced concrete structures
Concrete crust and plaques
Concrete storage and silos
Reinforced concrete columns
Depression resistant construction design
Determination of earthquake damage indices
Analysis and design of prestressed and prefabricated structures
Finite element method
Evaluation of earthquake performance of structures
Repairs and strengthening of constructions
Performance-based design of constructions
Structure-ground interaction
Analysis of stacking and historical structures 


  • Tender Process Management
    • Tender Strategies
    • Public Procurement Law Applications
  • Methods and Strategies for Proposal Preparation
    • Risk Management in Special Tender Systems
    • Construction Investment Feasibility
    • Business and Project Finance
    • Project Finance Techniques
    • Accounting Applications in Construction Firms
    • Lifetime cost analysis
    • Appraisal in Real Estate Investment Projects
  • Construction Law (General Construction Legislation)
    • Housing Legislation
    • Legal Regulations on Building Cooperatives and Mass Housing
  • Construction Project and Construction Management
  • Claims Management and Dispute Resolution in Construction Projects
  • Use of Information Technologies in Construction Sector and Information Technologies
    • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
    • Use of advanced tracking technologies to improve the flow of information (GPS, RFID, etc.)
    • Detection of data using various sensors in the sahada and constructions
    • Simultaneous provision of building related data to post-disaster search and rescue teams
  • Work Accidents and Occupational Safety in the Construction Sector
    • Occupational Health and Work Safety Legislation
  • New Approaches in the Construction Sector
    • Environmentally Sensitive Buildings and Green Building Certification Systems
    • Lean Construction
  • Statistical Mathematics and Optimization Theories
  • Contract Management
  • Process and System Modeling
    • System Modeling and Planning
    • Process Modeling and Simulation
  • Approaches Related to Construction
    • Construction Methods
    • Prefabricated Building Systems
    • Human Factor in Construction
    • Construction Site Techniques and Building Machines
  • Other Management Related Issues
    • International Construction Projects and Management
    • Restructuring in Construction Companies
    • Quality management
    • Cost Management
    • Resource Management
    • Marketing Management
    • Strategic Management
    • Information Management
    • Risk Analysis and Risk Management
    • Decision Support Methods
    • Building Inspection and Construction Insurances
    • Construction Joint Ventures
    • Real Estate Investments and Real Estate Investment Trusts



    Heavy concrete
    Evaluation of Waste Materials as Construction Material
    Concrete Design
    Concrete and Concrete Building Materials, Quality Control
    Fracture Mechanism of Concrete
    Micro-Macro Gap Structure of Concrete-Mechanical Properties and Durability Relations
    Durability of Concrete and Concrete
    Standard Laboratory Experiments Required for Quality Control of Steel, Wood, Concrete and Concrete Materials
    Simultaneous Modeling of Mechanical Behavior with Internal Structure in Cement Based Materials
    Cement Based Materials Production Technologies
    Rheology of Resins with Filling Material
    Industrial floor concrete
    Conventional concrete
    Lightweight concrete
    Ready-mixed concrete
    Advanced Cement Based Composite Materials (reactive powder concrete etc.)
    Masonry Building Materials
    Self-compacting concrete
    Chemical Concrete Additives
    Fiber Reinforced Composites
    Mechanical Behavior of Concrete without Macro Blanks
    Time-Dependent Behaviors of Materials (creep, shrinkage, relaxation)
    Polymer Concretes
    Use of Pozzolanic Materials and Betons
    Strengthening with Polymers
    Selular Materials
    Fresh Concrete Rheology
    Cement Based Composites with Textile and Fiber Equipments
    Experimental Analysis of Structures and Nondestructive Testing Methods
    Nano-Technology Applications in Building Materials
    Insulation Properties of Building Materials
    High performance / High strength concrete