Associate Professor Dr. Hakan Yalciner is an earthquake and structure engineer in Erzincan Binali Yıldırım University and chair in the Department of Civil Engineering. Dr. Yalciner received his PhD from Eastern Mediterranean University. He is a voting member of ACI Committees 546-00 (Repair of Concrete) and 546-0E (Corrosion Studies). His research interests include performance analysis of structures under extreme conditions and loads, such as corrosion, seismic events, and blast. Dr. Yalciner developed different empirical models for the prediction of the structural behavior of corroded reinforced concrete members. He is currently director of the 13th March of Structural Mechanics Laboratory in Erzincan Binali Yıldırım University. His total accepted budget for academic projects in 2018 was US$250,000.