Prof. K. ONDER CETIN

Date of Birth:  16/07/1972

POSITION

  • Full Professor.
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Middle East Technical University
  • Ankara 06531, Turkey.
  • Phone: +90 312 210 2418
  • Fax: +90 312 210 2418
  • email: ocetin@metu.edu.tr

EDUCATION

  • Degree: PhD, Award year: 2000, Period of study: 1997-2000, Field: Geotechnical Engineering, University: University of California, Berkeley
  • Degree: M.Sc, Award year: 1999, Period of study: 1995-1999, Field: Master of Business Administration, University: Middle East Technical University
  • Degree: M.Sc, Award year: 1997, Period of study: 1996-1997, Field: Geotechnical Engineering, University: University of California, Berkeley
  • Degree: B.Sc, Award year: 1994, Period of study: 1990-1994, Field: Civil Engineering, University: Middle East Technical University

ACADEMIC HISTORY

  • Rank: Professor, Years: 2009-Present, Department: Civil Engineering, University: METU
  • Rank: Assoc. Prof. , Years: 2004-2009, Department: Civil Engineering, University: METU
  • Rank: Assist. Prof. , Years: 2001-2004, Department: Civil Engineering, University: METU

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Excellence in Research, Prof. Dr. Mustafa N. Parlar Education and Research Society, 2009.
  • Excellence in Education, Prof. Dr. Mustafa N. Parlar Education and Research Society, for the academic year of 2007-2008.
  • Thomas A. Middlebrooks Outstanding Professional Accomplishment Award, ASCE, GEO-Institute, 2006.
  • Educator of the year award, Prof. Dr. Mustafa N. Parlar Education and Research Society, for the academic year of 2002-2003.
  • Educator of the year award, Prof. Dr. Mustafa N. Parlar Education and Research Society, for the academic year of 2001-2002.
  • Award of Merit, International Organizations, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), November 2001.
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Duzce Major, Performance of Water Supply Systems After Duzce Earthquake Conference, 2001.
  • Certificate of Excellence, Ministry of Education, Turkey, 1999.

PUBLICATIONS

  • International Publications in Refereed Journals: 22
  • International Conference Proceedings, Special Publications and Science Series: 53

Selected Recent Publications

  1. Cetin K. O., Seed R. B., Der Kiureghian A., Tokimatsu K., Harder Jr. L. F., Kayen R. E., Moss R. E. S. SPT-based probabilistic and deterministic assessment of seismic soil liquefaction potential. ASCE J. of Geotech. and Geoenvir. Eng. 130(12): 1314-1340, 2004.
  2. Cetin K. O., Youd T. L., Seed R. B., Bray J. D., Durgunoglu H. T., Lettis W., Yilmaz M. T. Liquefaction-induced lateral spreading at Izmit Bay during the 1999 Kocaeli (Izmit) – Turkey Earthquake. ASCE J. of Geotech. and Geoenvir. Eng. 130(12): 1300-1313, 2004.
  3. Yuksel Y., Cetin K. O., Ozguven O., Isik N. S., Cevik E., Sumer B. M. Seismic response of Eregli fishery port rubble mound breakwater. ICE Maritime Eng. 157(MA 4): 151-161, 2004.
  4. Cetin K. O., Isık N. S., Batmaz S., Karabiber S. A comparative study on the actual and estimated seismic response of Kiralkizi Dam in Turkey. J.of Earthquake Eng., 9(4): 445-460, 2005.
  5. Bray J. D., Sancio R. B., Durgunoglu H. T., Onalp A., Youd T. L., Stewart J. P., Seed R. B., Cetin K. O., Bol E., Baturay M. B., Christensen C., Karadayilar T. Closure to “Subsurface characterization at ground failure sites in Adapazari, Turkey”. ASCE J. of Geotech. and Geoenvir. Eng. 132(4): 541-547, 2006.
  6. Cetin K. O., Seed R. B., Der Kiureghian A., Tokimatsu K., Harder Jr. L. F., Kayen R. E., Moss R. E. S. Closure to “SPT-based probabilistic and deterministic assessment of seismic soil liquefaction potential”. ASCE J. of Geotech. and Geoenvir. Eng. 132(5): 667-669, 2006.
  7. Cetin K. O., Youd T. L., Seed R. B., Bray J. D., Durgunoglu H. T., Lettis W., Yilmaz M. T. Closure to “Liquefaction-induced lateral spreading at Izmit Bay during the 1999 Kocaeli (Izmit) – Turkey Earthquake”. ASCE J. of Geotech. and Geoenvir. Eng. 132(7): 956-959, 2006.
  8. Moss, R. E. S., Seed, R. B., Kayen, R. E., Stewart, J. P., Kiureghian, A. Der., Cetin, K. O. CPT-based probabilistic and deterministic assessment of in situ seismic soil liquefaction potential. ASCE J. of Geotech. and Geoenvir. Eng. 132(8): 1032-1051, 2006.
  9. Sumer B. M., Ansal A., Cetin K. O., Damgaard J., Gunbak A. R., Hansen N. E. O., Sawicki A., Synolakis C. E., Yalciner A. C., Yuksel Y., Zen K. Earthquake-induced liquefaction around marine structures. J. Wtrwy., Port, Coast., and Oc. Engrg., 133(1): 55-82, 2007.
  10. Cetin, K. O., Isik, N. S. Probabilistic assessment of stress normalization for CPT data. ASCE J. of Geotech. and Geoenvir. Eng., 133 (7): 887-897, 2007.
  11. Youd, T. L., De Den, D. W., Bray, J. D., Cetin, K. O. Zero-displacement lateral spreads, 1999 Kocaeli, Turkey Earthquake. ASCE J. of Geotech. and Geoenvir. Eng., 135 (1): 46-61, 2009.
  12. Cetin, K. O., Ozan, C., CPT-based probabilistic soil characterization and classification. ASCE J. of Geotech. and Geoenvir. Eng., 135 (1): 84-107, 2009. 
  13. Cetin, K. O., Bilge, H. T., Wu, J., Kammerer, A., Seed, R. B. Probabilistic models for cyclic straining of saturated clean sands.  ASCE J. of Geotech. and Geoenvir. Eng., 135 (3): 371-386, 2009.
  14. Cetin, K. O., Bilge, H. T., Wu, J., Kammerer, A., Seed, R. B. A probabilistic model for the assessment of cyclically-induced reconsolidation (volumetric) settlements. ASCE J. of Geotech. and Geoenvir. Eng., 135 (3): 387-398, 2009.

 

OTHER RELEVANT ACTIVITIES IN LAST FEW YEARS

  • Vice Dean, Middle East Technical University, College of Engineering, Ankara, Turkey (November,2006-2009). In charge of education, personnel, and curriculum development.