14 Jul 2021

Results of Scientific Evaluation of Projects Proposed to “Earthquake Research” Call of ARDEB – 1001 were Announced

7 projects from Istanbul Technical University evaluated within the framework of the “Earthquake Research Call” of TUBİTAK 1001 – Scientific and Technological Research Projects Funding Program are granted support.

News: İTÜ Media and Communication Office

Scientific evaluation process of projects proposed to the “Earthquake Research Call” of TÜBİTAK 1001 – Scientific and Technological Research Projects Funding Program (ARDEB) was completed and announced to the public.

240 of the 281 projects submitted within the framework of the “Earthquake Research Special Call” were subjected to scientific evaluation by TÜBİTAK and as a result of the evaluation it was decided to support 47 of the projects. 7 projects conducted by ITU faculty members are granted support under the program.

In the project evaluation panels attended by 402 panelists and 129 observer panelists from 127 universities, projects granted support by TÜBİTAK whose principal investigators are our faculty members are listed as follows:


Principal InvestigatorFacultyDepartmentResearch GroupProject NoProject Title
Prof. Dr. Alper İLKİCivil EngineeringCivil EngineeringMAG121M780A New Performance Goal in Earthquake-Resistant Building Design: “Repairable Damage” and Innovative Repair Methods for Buildings Constructed in Conformance with Regulations
Prof. Dr. Burak Berk ÜSTÜNDAĞComputer and InformaticsComputer EngineeringEEEAG121E288Development of a Seismic Risk Monitoring Method with Terrestrial Stress-Deformation Measurements and Data Fusion Based on Deep Learning
Prof. Dr. Cenap Şahabbettin ÖZBENScience and LettersPhysics EngineeringMFAG121F215Monitoring and Evaluation of Radon Concentration on Fault Zones in Marmara Region with IoT Equipped Domestic Radon Detectors and Investigation of Its Usability in Predicting Earthquakes with Current Methods
Asst. Prof. Esra Ece BAYATCivil EngineeringCivil EngineeringMAG121M757Determination of Building Design Criteria on Soils with Liquefaction Potential Considering the Effect of Foundation Type and Structure-Soil Interaction
Asst. Prof. Gülsen UÇARKUŞMinesGeological EngineeringÇAYDAG121Y287Specification of Underwater Sediments Triggered by Earthquake in Gölbaşı Basin Lakes and Determination of Earthquake Activity of Eastern Anatolian Fault Zone, Pazarcık Fault Segment by Multiple Parameter Methods
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Barış Can ÜLKEREarthquake Engineering and Disaster Management InstituteEarthquake EngineeringMAG121M736Development of a New Generation Intelligent Structure Model that Models the Dynamic Behaviors of Liquefiable Soils Under the Impact of Earthquakes
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ufuk YAZGANEarthquake Engineering and Disaster Management InstituteEarthquake EngineeringMAG121M706A Holistic Approach Using Satellite and On-Board Sensor Data Covering Earthquake and Climatic Effects in Risk Management of Building Stocks


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