Director, Global Waste Research Institute, California Polytechnic State University

Education
B.S. in Civil Engineering , Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 1989
M.S. in Civil Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 1991
Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1994

Interests
Geotechnical Engineering
Geoenvironmental Engineering
Waste Management
Properties and Engineering Behavior of Different Types of Wastes
Landfills
Containment Materials and Facilities
GCLs and Geomembranes
Air Emissions
Climate Change
Beneficial Reuse of Wastes and Byproducts in Civil Engineering Applications
Disaster Debris and Wastes
Nondestructive Testing