Committees

Date Added: 12 November 2018, 13:26
Last Updated Date:24 February 2020, 15:51

Organising Comittee

Conference Honorary Chair

  • Suat İ. GÜNSEL - Conference Honorary Chair, Founding President of Near East University, North Cyprus

Conference Chair

  • İrfan S. GÜNSEL - Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Near East University, North Cyprus

Organising Committee Honorary Chair

  • Ergün TOĞROL - Honorary President of Turkish Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Turkey

Organising Committee Chairs

  • Feyza ÇİNİCİOĞLU - President of Turkish Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Turkey
  • Cavit ATALAR - President of Earthquake and Soil Research and Evaluation Center, Near East University, North Cyprus

Organising Committee Members

  • Ahmet SAĞLAMER - Immediate Past President of Turkish Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Turkey
  • Mehmet BERİLGEN - Yıldız Technical University, Turkey
  • İlknur BOZBEY - İstanbul University, Turkey
  • Kemal Önder ÇETİN - Middle East Technical University, Turkey
  • Braja M. DAS - California State University Sacramento, USA
  • Turan DURGUNOĞLU - Boğaziçi University, Turkey
  • Erol GÜLER - Boğaziçi University, Turkey
  • Müge İNANIR - Secretary of Turkish Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Turkey
  • Recep İYİSAN - İstanbul Technical University, Turkey
  • Kutay ÖZAYDIN - Yıldız Technical University, Turkey
  • Eun C. SHIN - Vice-President of the ISSMGE for Asia, Korea
  • Ivan VANICEK - Past Vice-President of the ISSMGE for Europe, Czech Republic
  • Thomas ZIMMIE - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

International Advisory Board

  • Atilla ANSAL Özyeğin University, Turkey
  • Sivakumar BABU President, Indian Geotechnical Society, India
  • Fatma BALIGH Past Vice-President of the ISSMGE for Africa, Egypt
  • Ayşe Pekrioğlu BALKIS Cyprus Internatiol University, North Cyprus
  • Huriye BİLSEL Cyprus Internatiol University, North Cyprus
  • Mounir BOUASSIDA Past Vice-President of the ISSMGE for Africa, Tunisia
  • Luljeta BOZO President, Albanian Geotechnical Society, Albania
  • Heinz BRANDL Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • Jean-Louis BRIAUD Immediate Past President of the ISSMGE, USA
  • Moonkyung CHUNG Vice-President, Korean Geotechnical Society, Korea
  • Ayşe EDİNÇLİLER President Turkish Geosynthetics Society, Turkey
  • Tuncer EDİL University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Pedro FERREIRA University College London, United Kingdom
  • Jana FRANKOVSKA Chairwoman, Czech and Slovak Committee for SMGE, Slovakia
  • Antonio GENS Vice-President of the ISSMGE for Europe, Spain
  • Thomas L. HOLZER USGS, Menlo Park, USA
  • Mahdi O. Karkush President Iraqi Scientific Society for Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Iraq
  • Nilay KESKİN Süleyman Demirel University, Turkey
  • Dong-Soo KIM Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
  • Suzanne LACASSE Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, Norway
  • Lyesse LALOUI Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
  • Mustafa LAMAN Liverpool University, United Kingdom
  • Madhira MADHAV Past Vice-President of the ISSMGE for Asia, India
  • Murat MOLLAMAHMUTOĞLU Gazi University, Turkey
  • Mario MANASSERO Vice-President of the ISSMGE for Europe, Italy
  • Maher OMAR Sharjah University, UAE
  • Akın ÖNALP Okan University, Turkey
  • Gürkan ÖZDEN Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey
  • Jovan PAPIC President, Macedonian Association for Geotechnics, North Macedonia
  • Chittaranjan PATRA Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, India
  • Kok Kwang PHOON Vice Provost, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Salah SADEK President, Lebanese Geotechnical Engineering Society, Lebanon
  • Zalihe Nalbantoglu SEZAI Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
  • Hany Farouk SHEHATA Soil-Structure Interaction Group, Egypt
  • Siva SIVAKUGAN James Cook University, Australia
  • Aykut ŞENOL İstanbul Technical University, Turkey
  • Alejo O. SFRISO Vice-President of the ISSMGE for South America, Arjantina
  • Khaled SOBHAN Florida Atlantic University, USA
  • Barış TRAK Past Technical Director  Council of Europe Development Bank, France
  • Selçuk TOPRAK Düzce University, Turkey
  • Mojca Ravnikar TURK President Slovenian Geotechnical Society, Slovenia
  • Erol TUTUMLUER University of Illinois, USA
  • Mehmet TÜMAY Louisiana State University, USA
  • Eriş UYGAR Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
  • Gülgün YILMAZ Anadolu University, Turkey
  • Chungsik YOO President International Geosynthetics Society, Korea
  • Yeliz YÜKSELEN-AKSOY Dokuz Eylül University, TURKEY
  • Şahin ZAİMOĞLU Atatürk University, TURKEY
  • Askar ZHUSUPBEKOV Past Vice-President of the ISSMGE for Asia, Kazakhstan