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Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering

Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering

Series Ed.: Ansal, Atilla

ISSN: 1573-6059

Atilla Ansal received his Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering from Northwestern University, USA in 1977.  He was promoted to a full Professorship at Istanbul Technical University in 1988.  He moved to Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute of Bogaziçi University in 2002. Since March 2012 he is professor in the Engineering Faculty of Ozyegin University and Chairman of the Civil Engineering Department.  He served as visiting professor and researcher in Norway, Portugal, Italy, Japan, USA and UK.

He has been the Secretary General of European Association for Earthquake Engineering (EAEE) from 1994-until 2014 and is EAEE President since 2014.  He is the Editor in Chief of the journal Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering and the book series on “Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering”  published by Springer since 2002.
His main areas of interest are microzonation methodologies, earthquake scenarios, effects of geotechnical factors on earthquake damage, cyclic behaviour of clays and sands, liquefaction, variability of strong ground motion characteristics.  He published about 200 articles in confere

nce proceedings, journals, books and as technical reports in English and Turkish.  He was the recipient of the Third Ord. Prof. Dr. Hamdi Peynircioglu Lecture Award in 1988, given by the Turkish National Committee on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering and the Third Prof. Dr. Rıfat Yarar Lecture award in 2015, given by Chamber of Turkish Civil Engineers and Earthquake Engineering Committee of Turkish Earthquake Foundation. 

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