Mehmet Barış Can Ülker

Istanbul Technical University

M.B. Can Ülker received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Istanbul Technical University (ITU) in Civil Engineering (2001) and in Geotechnical Engineering (2004), respectively. He earned his PhD degree in Geotechnical Engineering at the North Carolina State University Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering in 2009. He has been at faculty of Earthquake Engineering and Disaster Management Institute at ITU since 2012. His main research interests focus on Computational Geomechanics with applications to Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Coastal and Offshore Geotechnical Engineering. Dr. Ülker is currently running an externally funded research group where he and his students develop solutions to the problems associated with the response and instability of saturated and unsaturated soils as well as soil-structure systems using analytical, numerical and experimental means.