Academic and Administrative Experience

Academic Titles

  • 2014 - Continues Associate Professor

    Middle East Technical University, Faculty Of Engineering, Department Of Engineering Sciences

  • 2004 - 2014 Assistant Professor

    Middle East Technical University, Faculty Of Engineering, Department Of Engineering Sciences

  • 1997 - 2002 Research Assistant

    University of Colorado at Boulder, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering

  • 1987 - 1989 Research Assistant

    The University of New Mexico, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering

Non Academic Experience

  • 1997 - 2002 Ph.D. study, Teaching/Research Responsibilities. Teaching Experience as a Teaching Assistant: Gave lectures for the classes: CVEN 3227 - Probability, Statistics, and Decision for Civil Engineers, Spring 2000; CVEN 5555 - Structural Reliability, Fall 1999. Acted as the Lab Instructor for the Mechanics of Materials class. Performed bending, shear and torsion tests for the students in the lab and gave lectures on structural mechanics subjects. Prepared, evaluated and graded students' lab reports.

    Company, Boulder, Colorado

  • 1995 - 1997 Civil/Planning Engineer - Planning Department, Overseas Constructions Division. Prepared planning/progress reports for monitoring the financial progress of international projects totaling over $300 Million. Presented the reports to senior management of the company. Visited and inspected construction sites of various projects in Russia and Commonwealth Inndependent States, involving large scale building and refinary projects. Initiated the Company's ISO 9001 Quality Control Certification Program.

    Company, GAMA Industrial Plants Manufacturing and Erection Corporation, Turkey

  • 1994 - 1995 Civil Engineer - Cost Estimating, Subcontractor Solicitation, Bid Preparation, Specification and Contract Review for U.S. Government Projects ranging from $5 to $20 Million.

    Company, Flintco Builders, Inc, USA

  • 1991 - 1994 Project Manager - Supervised a superintendent and numerous subcontractors. Prepared successful bids for projects that were awarded totaling $16.3 Million. Customized a software package for construction cost estimating for the needs of the company considering local labor, material and subcontractor costs. Prepared a comprehensive user's manual for the developed customized capabilities of the software and presented it to the senior management.

    Company, Bradbury & Stamm Construction Inc, USA

  • 1990 - 1990 Structural Engineer - Performed Structural Design/Checking for the Tennessee Valley Authority Nuclear Power Plant Projects

    Company, Sargent & Lundy Engineers, USA

  • 1987 - 1990 University of New Mexico - Research Assistant - Performed research funded by NASA, National Science Foundation and DoE. Worked as a research assistant supervised by Prof. Dr. Jack. O. Burns at the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Assistanship funded by NASA project. Prepared a Thesis: "Computer Aided Structural Design of a Lunar Radio Telescope”. Visited VLA (Very Large Array) Telescope Facility in Socorro, New Mexico.Prepared Progress Reports and Technical Papers for Journals. Presented Technical Papers at International Conferences.

    Company, Albuquerque, New Mexico,

Courses

  • Undergraduate ES224 - STRENGTH OF MATERIALS

  • Undergraduate ES223 - STATICS AND STRENGTH OF MATERIALS

  • Undergraduate ES221 - ENGINEERING MECHANICS

  • Postgraduate ES506 - RELIABILITY

  • Undergraduate CVEN 3227 - Probability, Statistics, and Decision for Civil Engineers

  • Undergraduate CVEN 5555 - Structural Reliability

  • Undergraduate CVEN 3161 - Mechanics of Materials

Research Infrastructure Information

  • January 2010 Establishment of a computational infrastructure within the department

    Laboratory - Other Management

    Akgül F.

  • January 2010 Bridge Management System Development Laboratory Sustainable Development

    Laboratory - Other Management

    Akgül F.

  • January 2010 Damage Detection and Inspection Laboratory Sustainable Development

    Laboratory - Other Management

    Akgül F.