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Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Virginia

Osman Ozbulut is an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering in the Department of Engineering Systems and Environment at the University of Virginia. His research focuses on applying innovative materials, sensing technologies and interdisciplinary expertise to the development of resilient and sustainable civil infrastructure systems. He is particularly interested in: (i) development of innovative structural systems and design strategies to enhance the performance and safety of structures; (ii) application of advanced materials for disaster resistant design of structures as well as repair and retrofit of deficient and aging civil infrastructure; and (iii) development and application of novel structural health monitoring techniques for civil infrastructure systems.

Dr. Ozbulut is a member of the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Concrete Institute (ACI), Transportation Research Board (TRB), and Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) and SPIE – International Society for Optical Engineering. Dr. Ozbulut also serves as an Associate Editor for Journal of Intelligent Material Systems & Structures.


  • –present
    Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Virginia