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Prof. Dr. Abdullah Tolga ÖZER
İnşaat Mühendisliği

Abdullah Tolga ÖZER
Telefon
(262) 605 33 03
E-Posta
tolgaozer@gtu.edu.tr
Ofis
Z Blok, İnşaat Mühendisliği Bölümü, Z26
Çalışma alanları
Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering Applications of EPS-Block Geofoam, Slope Stability and Rehabilitation, Earth Dam Design, Geosynthetics, Geotechnical Laboratory and In-situ Soil Testing.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

18. Özer, A. T. and Akınay, E. (2024). Construction of geofoam block embankments atop existing transportation infrastructure. Geosynthetics International, Volume:31, No.1, 94-112. doi:10.1680/jgein.22.00284.

17. Özer, A. T., and Akay, O (2022). Investigation of drainage function of geosynthetics for basal reinforced embankments. International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics,Volume: 22, No.5, 260-278, Doi: 10.1680/jphmg.21.00032.

16. Özer, A. T. and Akay, O. (2022). Interface shear strength of EPS-concrete elements of various configurations. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Volume: 34, Issue: 6. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0004251.

15. Erdal Uncuoğlu, E., Latifoğlu, L. and Özer, A. T. (2021). Modelling of lateral effective stress using the particle swarm optimization with machine learning models. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 14:2441, 1-18. DOI: 10.1007/s12517-021-08686-9. WOS:000718109900005

14. Özer, A. T. and Akay, O (2021). Shear strength characteristics of Interlocked EPS-Block geofoam-sand interface. Geosynthetics International, Volume 28, No. 5, 521-540. Doi: 10.1680/jgein.21.00009. WOS:000709428700006

13. Akay, O., Özer, A. T., Fox, G. A. and Wilson, G. V. (2018). Application of fibrous streambank protection against groundwater seepage erosion. Journal of Hydrology, Vol.565, 27-38. Doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.08.010. WOS:000447477200003

12. Akay, O., Özer, A. T., Fox, G. A. and Wilson, G. V. (2018). Fiber reinforced sandy slopes under groundwater return flow. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage, Vol: 144, No: 5, Doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0001300. WOS:000427961500016 (Selected as "editor's choice" for May 2018 issue)

11. Özer, A. T. (2016). Laboratory study on the use of EPS-block geofoam for embankment widening. Geosynthetics International, Volume: 23, No.2, 71-85., Doi: 10.1680/jgein.15.00033. WOS:000373385800001

10. Özer, A. T. and Akay, O. (2016). Interface shear strength characteristics of interlocked EPS-block geofoam. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Volume: 28, Issue: 4, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001418. WOS:000372805800005

9. Farnsworth, C. B., Özer, A. T., Bartlett, S. F., Lawton, E. C. (2015). Comparison of methodologies for establishing design properties of horizontal drainage in soft cohesive soils. Transportation Research Record, Volume 2511, 1-8. doi: 10.3141/2511-01. WOS: 000361083800001

8. Akay, O., Özer, A. T., Fox, G. A. (2014). EPS block geofoam with internal drainage for sandy slopes subjected to seepage flow. Geosynthetics International, Volume 21, No. 6, 364-376. doi: 10.1680/gein.14.00024. WOS:000346123900005

7. Özer, A. T., Akay, O., Fox, G. A., Bartlett, S. F. Arellano, D. (2014). A new method for remediation of sandy slopes susceptible to seepage flow using EPS-block geofoam. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 42, 166-180. doi: 10.1016/j.geotexmem.2014.01.003. WOS:000335103600008

6. Edinçliler A. and Özer, A.T. (2014). Effects of EPS beads inclusions on shear strength of sand. Geosynthetics International, 21 (2), 89-102. doi: 10.1680/gein.14.00001. WOS:000334405900001

5. Akay, O., Özer, A. T., Fox, G. A., Bartlett, S. F. Arellano, D. (2013). Behavior of sandy slopes remediated by EPS-Block geofoam under seepage flow. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 37, 81-98. doi:10.1016/j.geotexmem.2013.02.005. WOS:000317807700010

4. Özer, A. T. and Bromwell, L. G. (2012). Stability assessment of an earth dam on silt/clay tailings foundation: A case study, Engineering Geology, 151, 89-99, doi:10.1016/j.enggeo.2012.09.011. WOS:000312506700009

3. Özer, A. T. and Bromwell, L. G. (2012). Protecting roller compacted concrete (RCC) armored emergency spillway against uplift with geocomposite drain: Loxahatchee reservoir example, Geosynthetics International, 19 (5), 324-338, doi: 10.1680/gein.12.00019. WOS:000309904400001

2. Özer, A. T., Lawton, E. C., and Bartlett, S. F. (2012). New method to determine proper strain rate for constant rate of strain consolidation tests. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 49(1), 18-26. doi: 10.1139/t11-086. WOS:000299782300002

1. Özer, A. T., and Bromwell, L. G. (2011). Use of geocomposite drain against rapid drawdown loading for roller compacted concrete (RCC) armored earth dam. Geosynthetics International, 18(5), 207-220. doi: 10.1680/gein.2011.18.5.207. WOS:000299783400002

Research/Technical Reports to Funding Agencies

3. Akay, O., Özer, A. T. (2018). “Investigating the behavior of fiber reinforced sandy slopes under seepage by laboratory physical and numerical models” The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK), TUBİTAK 1001 Program, Project #215M745.

2. Bartlett, S. F., Özer, A. T. (2005). “Estimation of Consolidation Properties from In-Situ and Laboratory Testing”, Utah Department of Transportation Research, Research Division Report.

1. Özer, A. T. (2001). “Determination of horizontal earth pressures and Ko for cohesionless soils experimentally using thin walled oedometer technique”, The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey, TUBİTAK, Construction Technologies Research Grant Committee.

Books

3. Özer, A. T. (2021). “Geofoam: The Use of Geofoam Blocks in Civil Engineering Applications" ISBN: 978-605-69266-1-7

2. Özer, A. T. (2020). “Geofoam: İnşaat Mühendisliğinde EPS Blok Uygulamaları" ISBN: 978-605-69266-0-0. (Yalıtım Dergisi Başarı Ödülleri, 2020 kapsamında Yalıtım Sektörüne Katkı Özel Ödülü)

1. Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Geofoam Blocks in Construction Applications (EPS2018), Kyrenia, May 9-11, 2018, Editors: D. Arellano, A. T. Özer, S. F. Bartlett, J. Vaslestad. 3-38. E- book ISBN: 978-3-319-78981-1, Hard Cover ISBN: 978-3-319-78980-4, Doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-78981-1

International Conference Papers

24. Özer, A. T., Caymaz, P. and Türer E. (2021). Rehabilitation of Mechanically Stabilized Earth Bridge Approach Embankments Using Geofoam Blocks: Hybrid Approach Embankment Concept, Lightweight Fill Conference 2021, LWFC2021, October 19-21. 2021, Virtual Conference.

23. Özer, A. T., Türer E. and Caymaz, P. (2021). Using Geofoam Block Technology to Construct Staircases on Compressible Foundation, Lightweight Fill Conference 2021, LWFC2021, October 19-21. 2021, Virtual Conference.

22. Aabøe, R., Bartlett, S. F., Duškov, M., Frydenlund, T. E., Mandal, J. N., Negussey, D., Özer, A. T., Tsukamoto, H., Vaslestad, J. (2019). Geofoam Blocks in Civil Engineering Applications. In: Arellano D., Özer A., Bartlett S., Vaslestad J. (eds) Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Geofoam Blocks in Construction Applications (EPS2018), Kyrenia, May 9-11, 2018, 3-38. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-78981-1_1

21. Özer, A. T. and Akınay, E. (2019). First Geofoam Roadway Embankment Application of Turkey. In: Arellano D., Özer A., Bartlett S., Vaslestad J. (eds) Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Geofoam Blocks in Construction Applications (EPS2018), Kyrenia, May 9-11, 2018, 71-80. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-78981-1_5

20. Özer, A. T. (2019). Evaluation of Interface Shear Strength Between Interlocked Geofoam Blocks and Precast Concrete. In: Arellano D., Özer A., Bartlett S., Vaslestad J. (eds) Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Geofoam Blocks in Construction Applications (EPS2018), Kyrenia, May 9-11, 2018, 171-183. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-78981-1_14

19. Özer, A. T. and Ekincioglu, Ö. (2019). Evaluation of Interface Shear Strength Between Interlocked Geofoam Blocks and Cast-in-Place Concrete. In: Arellano D., Özer A., Bartlett S., Vaslestad J. (eds) Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Geofoam Blocks in Construction Applications (EPS2018), Kyrenia, May 9-11, 2018, 207-218. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-78981-1_17

18. Özer, A. T. and Akay, O. (2018). Reduced scale laboratory physical model for a geotextile reinforced embankment under groundwater flow, 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics (11ICG), Seoul, South Korea, September 16-21, 2018.

17. Akay, O. and Özer, A. T. (2018). Use of polypropylene fiber against hillslope erosion induced by groundwater seepage, Proc. of the 5th International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) Europe Congress— New Challenges in Hydraulic Research and Engineering Editor(s) Aronne Armanini and Elena Nucci, Trento, Italy, June 12-14, 2018 doi:10.3850/978-981-11-2731-1_026-cd.

16. Akay, O. and Özer, A. T. (2018). Laboratory experiments of hillslope erosion induced by groundwater seepage, The General Assembly 2018 of the European Geosciences Union (EGU 2018), Vienna, Austria, April 8-13, 2018.

15. Akay, O., Özer, A. T., Fox, G. A. and Wilson, G. V. (2016). Behavior of fiber-reinforced sandy slopes under seepage, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI) Congress 2016 (EWRI 2016), West Palm beach, Florida, USA May 22-26, 2016, doi: 10.1061/9780784479858.041

14. Özer, A. T., and Akay, O. (2016). Performance of hybrid lightweight slope system under seepage, 6th European Geosynthetics Congress, Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 25-28, 2016, 735-742.

13. Aliyazıcıoğlu, H. and Özer, A. T., (2016). The use of EPS-block geofoam as a lightweight fill in flat roof applications: A case study, 6th European Geosynthetics Congress, Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 25-28, 2016, 743-750.

12. Özer, A. T., Akay, O., Ateş Y. (2016). Shear strength properties of interlocked EPS-block geofoam – Ottawa Sand, 4th International Conference on New Developments in Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering Conference, 4. ICNDSMGE – ZM2016, Near East University, Nicosia, North Cyrus, June 2-4, 2016, 293-300.

11. Akay, O., Özer, A. T., Elbeyli, Y. and Pusar, M. (2016). Investigating the failure mechanisms of sandy slopes under seepage using reduced scale laboratory models. 4th International Conference on New Developments in Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering Conference, 4. ICNDSMGE – ZM2016, Near East University, Nicosia, North Cyrus, June 2-4, 2016, 111-118.

10. Özer, A. T., Akay, O., Ateş E. (2015). Effect of displacement rate on the interface shear strength properties of interlocked EPS-block geofoam, 1st IRF Europe Central Asia Regional Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, September 15 -18, 2015.

9. Akay, O., Özer, A. T., and Fox, G., (2014). Use of EPS block geofoam with internal drainage for sandy slopes subjected to seepage flow, 10th International Conference on Geosynthetics, Berlin, Germany, September 21-25, 2014.

8. Özer, A. T. and Akay, O., (2014). Use of interlocked EPS block geofoam for sandy slopes subjected to seepage flow, 10th International Conference on Geosynthetics, Berlin, Germany, September 21-25, 2014.

7. Özer, A. T., Bartlett, S. F., and Lawton, E. C. (2012). CPTU and DMT for estimating soil unit weight of Lake Bonneville Clay, Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterization 4 - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Site Characterization 4, ISC-4, Porto de Galinhas, Pernambuco – Brazil, September 18-21, 2012, Volume 1, 291-296.

6. Akay, O., Özer, A. T., and Fox, G., (2012). Experimental investigation of failure mechanism of Expanded Polystyrene block geofoam slope system under seepage, 5th European Geosynthetics Congress, Valencia, Spain, September 16-19, 2012, Volume 4 – Soil Improvement and Reinforcement, 13-17.

5. Özer, A. T., and Bromwell, L.G., (2012). Geocomposite drain applications for RCC armored earthen dams, 5th European Geosynthetics Congress, Valencia, Spain, September 16-19, 2012,Volume 2 – Hydraulic Structures, 209-213.

4. Özer, A. T., Christmann, C. W., and Bromwell, L.G., (2010). Using CPTU to Control Dynamic Compaction of Hydraulic Fill, 2nd International Symposium on Cone Penetration Testing, Huntington Beach, California, USA, May 9-11, 2010, Volume 3: Technical Papers: Applications, 25-32.

3. Özer, A. T., Bartlett, S. F., and Lawton, E. C. (2010). CPT Testing for Consolidation Properties of the Lake Bonneville Deposits, 2nd International Symposium on Cone Penetration Testing, Huntington Beach, California, USA, May 9-11, 2010, Volume 3: Technical Papers: Applications, 49-56.

2. Özer, A. T., Faulk, W., Bromwell, L., (2009), Rapid Drawdown Stability of Dam on Silt/Clay Tailings Foundation, Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) Dam Safety’09, Hollywood, Florida, USA, September 27 – October 1, 2009

1. Özer, A. T., Bartlett, S. F., and Lawton, E. C. (2006). DMT Testing for Consolidation Properties of the Lake Bonneville Clay, 2nd International Conference on Flat Dilatometer, Washington D.C., USA, April 2-6, 2006, 154-161.

National Conference Papers

18. Pekyürek, Y., Büyükaslan, A. Y., Tüfekcioğlu, A., Akyol, F., Öztürk, H. I., Akınay, E., Özer, A. T. (2023). Plentmiks Temel Tabakasında Kazınmış Asfalt Kaplama (RAP) Kullanımının Laboratuvar Deneyleriyle İncelenmesi. 9. Geoteknik Sempozyumu, İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi, İstanbul, Kasım 22-24.

17. Özer, A. T. ve Akınay, E. (2022), Geofoam blok otoyol dolgularının imalatlarında sıkça sorulan sorular, Zemin Mekaniği ve Geoteknik Mühendisliği 18. Ulusal Konferansı ZMGM18, Erciyes Üniversitesi, Kayseri, Eylül 29-30, 385-394.

16. Sarak, S., Büyükaslan, A. Y., Akınay, E., Öztürk, H. I. ve Özer, A. T. (2022), Geofoam blok arayüzey basınçlarının ölçümünde çeşitli algılayıcı sistemlerin kullanılması, Zemin Mekaniği ve Geoteknik Mühendisliği 18. Ulusal Konferansı ZMGM18, Erciyes Üniversitesi, Kayseri, Eylül 29-30, 167-176.

15. Özer, A. T., Caymaz, P., Türer, E. ve Değer, T. T (2022), Köprü yaklaşım dolgularının imalatında hibrit uygulama: Bohça önyüzlü geoarme duvar ve geofoam teknolojilerinin birlikte kullanılması, Dokuzuncu Ulusal Geosentetikler Konferansı, G9 2022, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, İstanbul, Haziran 23-24.

14. Akay, O. ve Özer, A. T. (2019), Yeraltı suyu sızma erozyonunun önlenmesinde sentetik lif katkısının kullanılması, X. Ulusal Hidroloji Kongresi, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman Üniversitesi, Muğla, 09-12 Ekim 2019, pp. 739-750.

13. Akay, O., Özer, A. T. (2019), Sızma suyu etkisindeki sentetik lifle güçlendirilmiş kumlu şevlerin incelenmesi, Sekizinci Ulusal Geosentetikler Konferansı, G8 2019, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, İstanbul, Mayıs 16-17, pp. 163-172.

12. Özer, A. T., Akay, O. ve Bircan F. (2019), Geotekstil ile güçlendirilmiş duvarın yer altı suyu akımı altında labıratuvar modeli ile incelenmesi, Sekizinci Ulusal Geosentetikler Konferansı, G8 2019, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, İstanbul, Mayıs 16-17, pp. 249-258.

11.Akınay, E., Türer, E. ve Özer, A. T., (2019), Gömülü kutu menfezlerde geofoam blok uygulamaları, Sekizinci Ulusal Geosentetikler Konferansı, G8 2019, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, İstanbul, Mayıs 16-17, pp. 259-275.

10. Özer, A. T., Akınay, E. ve Türer E. (2018), Geofoam blokların istinat duvarı uygulamalarında kullanılması, Ulusalararası Katılımlı 7. Zemin Mekaniği ve Geoteknik Mühendisliği 17. Ulusal Konferansı ZMGM17, İstanbul Üniversitesi, İstanbul, Eylül 26-28.

9. Özer, A. T. ve Akınay, E. (2017), Geofoam blok yol dolgusunun kısa vade performansının aletsel gözlemler ışığında değerlendirilmesi, Ulusalararası Katılımlı 7. Geoteknik Sempozyumu, İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi, İstanbul, Kasım 22-24, pp. 891-902.

8. Akay, O., Özer, A. T., Yüzer, Y. L., Bilen, M., Bozkır, Ş. (2017), Sızma erozyonunun laboratuvar ölçeğinde değerlendirilmesinde üç-boyutlu lazer tarama, IX. Ulusal Hidroloji Kongresi, Dicle Üniversitesi, Diyarbakır, 04-06 Ekim 2017.

7. Özer, A. T., Danyıldız, E., Akınay, E., Laçin, L., Alioğlu, Ö. K., İnallı, D., Vanlı, S., Dönmez, Ç., Özaydın, İ. K., Çelik, A., İreç, U., Tuğral, M. A., Marangoz, D. ve Marangoz, K. (2017), Geofoam blokların gömülü boru hatları üzerine inşa edilecek yol dolgularının inşasında kullanılması: Bir vaka analizi, Yedinci Ulusal Geosentetikler Konferansı, G7 2017, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, İstanbul, Mayıs 11-12, pp. 137-152.

6. Özer, A. T., Akay, O. and Usturbelli, E. (2017), Geleneksel geofoam blok otoyol dolgusundaki ara yüzler ve mukavemetleri, Yedinci Ulusal Geosentetikler Konferansı, G7 2017, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, İstanbul, Mayıs 11-12, pp. 45-56.

5. Akay, O. ve Özer, A. T. (2015), “Kumlu şevlerin sızma kuvvetleri altındaki davranışlarının iki ve üç boyutlu laboratuar fiziksel modelleri ile araştırılması”, 6. Geoteknik Sempozyumu, G6, Çukurova Üniversitesi, Adana, Kasım 26 -27, 2015.

4. Özer, A. T. (2012), CRS konsolidasyon deneyi, Zemin Mekaniği ve Temel Mühendisliği 14. Ulusal Kongresi, ZM 14, Süleyman Demirel Üniversitesi, Isparta, Ekim 4 – 5, 2012, Cilt 1, 203-210.

3. Özer, A. T., Kiziroğlu, S., Akyol, Y. and Ateş, E. (2012), Yumuşak killi zeminler üzerine inşa edilecek köprü yaklaşım dolguları için zemin iyileştirme metotlarının ekonomik analizi, Beşinci Ulusal Geosentetikler Konferansı, G5 2012, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, İstanbul, Mayıs 24 – 25, 2012, 165 – 176.

2. Özer, A. T. ve Christmann, C.W, (2010), Geogrid Donatılı Yol Temelinin Ekonomik Faydaları – Wheeler Caddesi Örneği, Dördüncü Ulusal Geosentetikler Konferansı, G4 2010, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, İstanbul, Haziran 10 – 11, 2010, pp. 75-82.

1. Kara H. B., Özer, A. T., ve Kaya Z., (2001), Uşak Kaolinin Geoteknik ve Dinamik Özellikleri Üzerine Bir Araştırma, 10. Ulusal Kil Sempozyumu, Kil 2001, Konya, Eylül 19 – 22, 2001.

Yüksek Lisans Tezleri

14. Furkan Akyol (2024). Investigation of Flexible Pavement Configuration for Geofoam Block Embankments Composed of Re-used Geofoam Blocks and Re-used Asphalt Pavement Aggregates by Prototype Models (In Turkish). Gebze Technical University (Defended on 14.06.2024)

13. Alper Tüfekcioğlu (2024). Investigation of Different Flexible Pavement Configurations for Re-Used Geofoam Block Embankments with Prototype Models (In Turkish). Gebze Technical University (Defended on 14.06.2024)

12. Zahraa Mohammed Jwaid Almusawi (2024). Geofoam Block Application for Buried Infrastructure. Gebze Technical University (Defended on 14.06.2024)

11. Abdullah Yasin Büyükaslan (2024). Investigation of Various Flexible Pavement Configurations For Geofoam Block Highway Embankments By Accelerated Pavement Testing. Gebze Technical University (Defended on 02.02.2024)

10. Defne Barış (2022). Use of CPTu to Estimate Consolidation Properties of Transitional Soils. Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Gebze Technical University (Defended on 21.07.2022)

9. Mustafa Habiboğlu (2022). Evaluation of CPTu – SPT Correlations for Transitional Soils. Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Gebze Technical University (Defended on 21.07.2022)

8. Yelda Levent Yüzer (2018). Determination of Hydraulic and Mechanical Properties of Fiber Reinforced Sand and its Use for Erosion Protection Under Groundwater Seepage Flow. (In Turkish), Institute of Science and Engineering, Istanbul Okan University (Defended on August 2018, Co. Advisor)

7. Mert Bilen (2018). Laboratory Experimental Investigation of Using Fiber Inclusion for Seepage Erosion Protection of Sandy Slope Under Groundwater Flow. (In Turkish), Institute of Science and Engineering, Istanbul Okan University (Defended on August 2018, Co. Advisor)

6. Erdal Usturbelli (2017). Investigation of Interface Shear Strength Properties of Interlocked EPS Block-Cast in Place Concrete and Interlocked EPS Block-Precast Concrete Interfaces by Laboratory Tests (In Turkish), Institute of Science and Engineering, Istanbul Okan University (Defended on 19.09.2017).

5. Murat Pusar (2017). Behavior of Geotextile Reinforced Slopes Under Seepage Flow by Laboratory Tests (In Turkish), Institute of Science and Engineering, Istanbul Okan University (Defended on 22.02.2017).

4. Hasan Aliyazıcıoğlu (2016). The Use of EPS Block Geofoam in Flat Roof Applications as Lightweight Fill (In Turkish), Institute of Science and Engineering, Istanbul Okan University (Defended on 20.07.2016).

3. Yalçın Elbeyli (2016). The Behavior of Geotextile Reinforced Sandy Embankments Under Seepage Flow by Laboratory Tests (In Turkish), Institute of Science and Engineering, Istanbul Okan University (Defended on 20.07.2016).

2. Yusuf Ateş (2016). Interface Shear Strength Properties of Interlocked EPS Block – Sand Interface (In Turkish), Institute of Science and Engineering, Istanbul Okan University (Defended on 20.07.2016).

1. Şeyma Koç (2015). The Investigation of Using EPS Block Geofoam and Sand + EPS Bead Mixtures for Sandy Slopes Subjected to Seepage by Laboratory Physical Slope Models (In Turkish). Institute of Science and Engineering, Istanbul Okan University (Defended on 09.09.2015).

  • Doktora: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 2005

    Dissertation: “Estimation of Consolidation and Drainage Properties for Lake Bonneville Clays”
  • Yüksek lisans: Çukurova Üniversitesi, Adana, 2001

    Tez: “Kohezyonsuz zeminlerdeki yanal basınçların ve Ko katsayısının ince cidarlı odömetre tekniği ile bulunması ve bulunan deneysel sonuçların teorik değerlerle karşılaştırılması”.
  • Lisans: Erciyes Üniversitesi, İnşaat Mühendisliği Bölümü, Kayseri, 1998
Invited Speaker

Topic: “The current state of geofoam technology in Turkey” Invited by: Ibaraki Group, Kanto-branch of Japanese Geotechnical Society (JGS), Mito Campus, Ibaraki University, Mito, Ibaraki, Japan, June 29th, 2018.

Topic: “Geofoam applications in Turkey” Invited by: ARO, Bucharest, Romania, June 20th, 2018.

Topic: “Civil Engineering Applications of EPS-block Geofoam” Invited by: Turkish Polystyrene Society (PÜD) in 35th Istanbul Construction Fair Turkey Build İstanbul 2012, May 4th, 2012.

Topic: “EPS-block Geofoam” Invited by: Turkish Polystyrene Society (PÜD) in Annual EPS society meeting of PÜD, March 3rd, 2011, Çeşme, İzmir.

Research Projects

Name of the Project: Investigation of Various Flexible Pavement Configurations for Traditional Geofoam Block Highway Embankments by Prototype Models and Numerical Analysis
Funding Provided By: The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK)
Project Number: TUBİTAK 121M231
Conducted By: Gebze Technical University Department of Civil Engineering
Duration: 2021-2024
Duties in the Project: Principal

Name of the Project: Investigating the behavior of fiber reinforced sandy slopes under seepage by laboratory physical and numerical models
Funding Provided By: The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK)
Project Number: TUBİTAK 215M745
Conducted By: Okan University Department of Civil Engineering
Duration: 2016-2018
Duties in the Project: Co. Principal

Name of the Project: Estimation of consolidation and drainage properties for soft soils from in-situ and laboratory methods
Funding Provided By: Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT)
Conducted By: University of Utah Civil Engineering Department
Duration: 2002 – 2005
Duties in the Project: Researcher

Name of the Project: Ultimate and residual capacity of Geopier-supported foundations subjected to compressive and uplift load
Funding Provided By: UDOT/FHWA
Conducted By: University of Utah Civil Engineering Department
Duration: 2001 - 2002
Duties in the Project: Researcher - during the in-situ testing phase of the project, spring 2001 through fall 2002

Name of the Project: Determination of Ko using thin walled oedometer technique
Funding Provided By: The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK)
Conducted By: University of Erciyes Civil Engineering Department
Duration: 2000 - 2001
Duties in the Project: Principal

Professional Affiliations

Zemin Mekaniği ve Geoteknik Mühendisliği Derneği, ZMGM, 2012 - present
International Geosynthetics Society (IGS), Member, 2011 – present
Türkiye Geosentetikler Derneği, Üye, 2011 - present
The University of Utah Engineering Alumni Association, Member, 2005 – present
American Society of Civil Engineers, ASCE, Member, 2006 - 2010
Geo Institute of ASCE, GEO, Member, 2006 - 2010
National Society of Professional Engineers, NSPE, Member, 2007 - 2010
Florida Engineering Society, FES, Member, 2007 - 2010