Prof. SADIK BAKIR

Date of Birth: 23/1/1960

POSITION

  1. Full Professor.
  2. Department of Civil Engineering
  3. Middle East Technical University
  4. Ankara 06531, Turkey.
  5. Phone: +90 312 210 2406
  6. Fax: +90 312 210 5401
  7. email: bakir@metu.edu.tr

 

EDUCATION

  • Degree: PhD, Award year: 1993, Period of study: 1988-1993, Field: Structural Eng., University: Iowa State Univ.
  • Degree: M.Sc, Award year: 1985, Period of study: 1985-1987, Field: Geotechnical Eng. , University: METU
  • Degree: B.Sc, Award year: 1980, Period of study: 1980-1984, Field: Civil Engineering, University: METU

 

ACADEMIC HISTORY

  • Rank: Professor, Year: 2009-Present, Department: Civil Engineering, University: METU
  • Rank: Assoc. Prof., Year: 2005-2009, Department: Civil Engineering, University: METU
  • Rank: Assist. Prof., Year: 1995-2005, Department: Civil Engineering, University: METU Rank: Res. Assist., Year: 1988-1994,      Department: Civil Engineering, University: Iowa State Univ.
  • Rank: Res. Assist., Year: 1986-1988,Department: Civil Engineering, University: METU

 

HONORS/KEYNOTE AND GUEST LECTURES/STATE-OF-THE-ART PRESENTATIONS

  • Distinguished Faculty Award, METU, 2005, 2007
  • Guest Lecturer, First Turkish Chamber of Civil Engineers Geotechnical Engineering Symposium, Adana, 2005

PUBLICATIONS

  • International Publications in Refereed Journals: 12
  • International Conference Proceedings, Special Publications and Chapters in Books: 27

Selected Recent Publications

  • Yılmaz, M.T. and Bakır, B.S., Overturning Moment Capacity of Shallow Foundations on Saturated Soils, Canadian Geotechnical Engineering (in review).
  • Yakut A., Gülkan P., Bakır B.S., and Yılmaz M.T. “Re-examination of damage distribution in Adapazarı: Structural Considerations,” Engineering Structures, 2005; 27: 990-01.
  • Bakır B.S., Yılmaz M.T., Yakut A., and Gülkan P., “Re-examination of damage distribution in Adapazarı: Geotechnical Considerations,” Engineering Structures, 2005; 27: 1002-13.
  • Yılmaz, M. T., Pekcan, O., Bakır, B. S. ‘Undrained Cyclic Shear and Deformation Behavior of Silt-Clay Mixtures of Adapazarı, Turkey.’ Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 24 (2004), 497-507.
  • Bakır, B. S., Akış, E., ‘Analysis of a Highway Embankment Failure Associated with the 1999   Düzce, Turkey Earthquake.’ Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 25 (2005), pp. 251-260.

 

OTHER RELEVANT ACTIVITIES IN LAST FEW YEARS

  • Member, Turkish Earthquake Code Committee