College / Department

Teaching areas

Fluid Mechanics, Water Resources Engineering, Coastal Engineering, Advanced Water Resources Engineering, Statics

Research areas

River engineering, catchment flood management plans, Strategic Flood Risk Management, Channel resistance, boundary shear stress distributions, Overbank flow, flood hydraulics, Sediment mechanics, Hydraulic structures at high flow, e.g. bridges and Environmental Hydrology and Modelling.


BSc, The University of Selcuk, Turkey, 1992
MSc, The University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK, 1996
PhD, The University of Birmingham, UK, 2001

Professional experience

American University of Sharjah, UAE, 2008-Present
Lecturer, at Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey (1992-1994)
Research Assistant, The University of Birmingham, UK (1996-2002)
Senior Hydraulic Modeller, JBA Consulting, UK (2002-2006)
Project Manager & Fluvial Modelling Team leader, ARUP, UK (2006-2008)


The International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research (IAHR)

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