Interest Areas: Structural

Research Interests:

  • Testing and Design of Large Concrete and Steel Structures Subjected to Extreme Loads and Fire
  • Numerical Analysis of Structural Components, Members and Systems
  • Missile and Impact Resistant Structures
  • Sustainable and Resilient Solutions for Infrastructure
  • Structures/Structural Members Constructed using Additive Manufacturing


  • Large-Scale Structural Testing
  • Structural Fire Testing
  • Computational Modeling
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Missile-Impact Resistance
  • Steel Structures
  • Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Composite Construction
  • Modular Structural Systems
Past Affiliations

Post Doc Research Assistant, Lyles School of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, Purdue University (past)

Civil Engineering
PhD, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Structural Engineering, 2014
B.S., Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey, Civil Engineering, 2007
concrete structure earthquake engineering steel structures structural engineering
American Society of Civil Engineers