The First European and Mediterranean Structural Engineering and Construction Conference
Istanbul, Turkey, May 24-29, 2016
Interaction between Theory and Practice in Civil Engineering and Construction


Yildiz Technical University
Conference Venue
About Istanbul
Transportation in Istanbul

Call for Papers
List of Topics
Key Dates
Keynote Speaker
Abstract and Paper Submission

Registration &

Technical Program
Accompanying Person Program
Technical Tours
Cultural and Networking Tours

Exhibits and Exhibitors

ISEC Website
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Contact EURO-MED-SEC-1


Advisory Committee

  • Amarjit Singh, President - ISEC Society, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
  • Frank Yazdani, Secretary - ISEC Society, North Dakota State University, USA
  • Dejan Dinevski, University of Maribor, Slovenia
  • Takashi Hara, Tokuyama College of Technology, Japan
  • Indubhushan Patnaikuni, RMIT University, Australia
  • Swapan Saha, University of Western Sydney, Australia
  • Vanissorn Vimonsatit, Curtin University, Australia

Local Advisory Committee

  • Ismail Yuksek, President, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Sadettin Hulagu, President, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Ahmet Demir, Dean of Civil Engineering Faculty, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Mehmet Berilgen, Head of Civil Engineering, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey

Local Organizing Committee

  • Ruveyda Komurlu, Chair, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Asli Pelin Gurgun, Co-Chair, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Mehmet Sukru Ozcoban, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Ali Cosar, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Ozgur Ekincioglu, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Technical Committee

  • Hakim S. Abdelgader, Tripoli University, Libya
  • Syed Faiz Ahmed, Saudi Oger Ltd., Saudi Arabia
  • Bulent Akbas, Gebze Technical University, Turkey
  • Gulay Altay, Bogazici University, Turkey
  • David Arditi, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
  • Gorun Arun, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Senay Atabay, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Neslihan Turkmenoglu Bayraktar, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Saadet Arzu Berilgen, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Talat Birgonul, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
  • Andrea Boeri, University of Bologna, Italy
  • Ilknur Bozbey, Istanbul University, Turkey
  • Cenk Budayan, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Necati Catbas, University of Central Florida, USA
  • Haluk Cecen, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Sai On Cheung, City University of Hong Kong, China
  • Mehmet Sait Culfik, International Project Management Institute, Turkey
  • Seval Pinarbasi Cuhadaroglu, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Hans De Backer, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Ahmet Dogan, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Tuncer Edil, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Ilgin Gokasar, Bogazici University, Turkey
  • Arie Gottfried, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • Jack Steven Goulding, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom
  • Murat Gunaydin, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
  • Erhan Guneyisi, Gaziantep University, Turkey
  • Esra Mete Guneyisi, Gaziantep University, Turkey
  • Suat Gunhan, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
  • Mustafa Gursoy, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Makarand Hastak - Purdue University, USA
  • Klaus Holschemacher, University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Dean Kashiwagi Arizona State University, USA
  • Jamal Khatib, University of Wolverhampton, UK
  • Emre Kishali, Kocaeli University, Turkey,
  • Zeynep Isik, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Mohamed Marzouk, Cairo University, Egypt
  • R. Edward Minchin Jr., University of Florida, USA
  • Ruta Miniotaite, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
  • Cagri Mollamahmutoglu, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Fuad Okay, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Emre Otay, Bogazici University, Turkey
  • Kutay Ozaydin, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Pelin Tohumcu Ozener, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Didem Ozevin, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
  • Hasan Ozkaynak, Beykent University, Turkey
  • Hulusi Ozkul, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
  • Turan Ozturan, Bogazici University, Turkey
  • Dieter Schlagbauer, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Issam Srour, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Ali Touran - Northeastern University, USA
  • Oral Yagci, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
  • Y. X. (Sarah) Zhang, University of New South Wales at the Australian Defense Force Academy, Australia