Instructor ZEYNEP GULERCE

Date of Birth: April 10, 1980

  • Instructor Dr. Zeynep Gülerce
  • Middle East Technical University
  • Civil Engineering Department K1-308
  • Ankara 06531 TURKEY
  • (00) 90 312 2107481
  • zyilmaz@metu.edu.tr

EDUCATION

  • June 2008
  • Ph.D., Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
  • University of California at Davis
  • Supervisor: Norman A. Abrahamson,
  • Co-supervisor: Sashi K. Kunnath
  • Title: ‘Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment of Near Fault Vertical Ground Motion Effects on the Seismic Response of Highway Bridges’.
  • July 2004
  • M.S., Department of Civil Engineering,
  • Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
  • Supervisor: Kemal Ö. Çetin
  • Title: ‘GIS-Based Structural Performance Assessment of Sakarya City After 1999 Kocaeli-Turkey Earthquake from Geotechnical and Earthquake Engineering Point of View’.
  • June 2002
  • B.S., Department of Civil Engineering,
  • Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

ACADEMIC HISTORY

  • September 2009 – Present, Instructor, Department of Civil Engineering, Middle East Technical University

PUBLICATIONS

  • Gülerce, Z., Erduran, E., Kunnath, S., Abrahamson, N.A., Probabilistic Seismic Demand Models for Near Fault Vertical Ground Motion Effects on Highway Bridges, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics (submitted, under revision), Elsevier.
  • Gülerce, Z., and Abrahamson, N.A., Vector-valued Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment for the Effects of Vertical Ground Motions on the Seismic Response of Highway Bridges, Earthquake Spectra (accepted, in publication), EERI
  • Yilmaz, Z., and Cetin, K.O. 2003. GIS-Based Seismic Soil Liquefaction Assessment for Sakarya City after 1999 Kocaeli-Turkey Earthquake. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering – 3rd International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering (11th ICSDEE), University of California Berkeley, 7-9 January 2003, Vol. 1, p. 909-917.
  • Yilmaz, Z., Zong, Z., Kunnath, S., Abrahamson, N., Chai, Y.H. 2006. Assessment of the Effects of Vertical Ground Motions on Seismic Response of Highway Bridges. Proceedings of the 8th US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering Commemorating the 1906 SF Earthquake, San Francisco, 18-22 April, 2006, Paper No. 1523.
  • Erduran, E., Yilmaz, Z., Kunnath, S., Abrahamson, N., Chai, Y.H., Yashinsky, M., Sheng, L. 2006. Effects of Near-Fault Vertical Ground Motions on Seismic Response of Highway Bridges. Proceedings of 5th National Seismic Conference on Bridges and Highways, San Francisco, 18-20 September 2006, Paper No. B12.
  • Yilmaz, Z., and Abrahamson, N.A. 2009. Incorporating the Structural Demand Analyses into Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment Framework: A Case Study for Ordinary Highway Bridges, Proceedings of WCCE - ECCE- TCCE Joint Conference: Earthquake & Tsunami, 22 - 24 June 2009, Istanbul, Paper No. 125.