### Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

**Website: CU-Ideas**

**Areas of Interest**

Model Calibration under Uncertainty

Model Validation and Uncertainty Quantification

Robustness to Lack-of-knowledge

Structural Health Monitoring

Structural Dynamics

**Education**

B.S., Architecture, Civil Engineering minor, 2002, Orta Dogu Teknik Universitesi

M.S., Architectural Engineering, 2006, Pennsylvania State University

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 2009, Pennsylvania State University

**Classes typically taught**

CE 2990/3990/4990 Creative Inquiry on Structural Health Monitoring

CE 3010 Structural Analysis

CE 4010/6010 Martix Structural Analysis

CE 4040/6040, Masonry Structural Design

CE 8060 Structural Dynamics

CE 8930 Structural Health Monitoring

**Professional Society Membership**

Society of Experimental Mechanics

American Society of Civil Engineers

Structural Engineering Institute (SEI)

Architectural Engineering Institute

The Masonry Society

**Sample Publications**

* indicates publications with Atamturktur’s graduate students

** indicates publications with Atamturktur’s post-doctoral fellows

**Atamturktur** S., Williams, B., Egeberg, M. *, and Unal, C., (accepted with minor revisions), “Batch Sequential Design of Optimal Experiments for Improved Predictive Maturity in Physics-Based Modeling,” *Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (Springer).*

Li, T.*, and **Atamturktur** S., (accepted, in print), “Fidelity and Robustness of Detailed Micro-, Simplified Micro- and Macro-Modeling Techniques for a Masonry Dome,” *Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities (ASCE).*

Fisher, M.*, **Atamturktur** S., and Khan A., (accepted, in print), “A Novel Vibration-Based Monitoring Technique for Bridge Pier and Abutment Scour,” *Journal of* *Structural Health Monitoring (Sage)*

**Atamturktur** S., Hegenderfer J.*, Williams B., Egeberg, M.* Ricardo, L., and Unal, C., (accepted, in print), “A Resource Allocation Framework for Experiment-Based Validation of Numerical Models,” *Journal of Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures (Taylor & Francis).*

Dalton, S.*, **Atamturktur**, S., and Juang C.H., (accepted in print), “Structural Health Monitoring for Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure Management,” *International Journal of Building, Urban, Interior and Landscape Technology*

Hegenderfer J.*, and **Atamturktur**, S., (accepted in print), “Prioritization of Code Development Efforts in Partitioned Analysis,” *Computer Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (Wiley), IF:3.38*

Prabhu, S.*, and **Atamturktur**, S., (accepted, in print), “Vibration Testing of Gothic Cathedrals: Optimal Sensor Locations Based on Modified Effective Information Method,” *Journal of Architectural Engineering (ASCE).*

Prabhu, S.*, and **Atamturktur**, S., (accepted, in print), “Feature Assimilation in Condition Based Infrastructure Management,” *Journal of Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation (ASTM).*

**Atamturktur**, S., Gilligan, C.*, and Salyards, K., (accepted, in print), “Detection of Internal Defects in Concrete Members Using Global Vibration Characteristics,” *Structural Journal (ACI), IF:0.67.*

Juang, C.H., Liu, Z.*, and **Atamturktur**, S., (accepted, in print), “Reliability-based Robust Geotechnical Design of Retaining Walls,” *Sound Geotechnical Research to Practice, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication (ASCE).*.

Farajpour, I.*, and **Atamturktur**, S., (2012), “Optimization-based Strong Coupling Procedure for Partitioned Analysis,” *Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering (ASCE), doi:10.19.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000169, IF: 1.34*.

Juang, C.H., Luo Z.*, **Atamturktur**, S. and Huang, H., (2012), “Bayesian Updating of Soil Parameters in Braced Excavations Using Field Observations,” *Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (ASCE)**,* doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0000782*,** IF: 1.02*.

Farajpour I.*, and **Atamturktur**, S., (2012), “Partitioned Analysis of Coupled Numerical Models Considering Imprecise Parameters and Inexact Models,” *Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering (ASCE), doi:10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000253, IF:1.34.*

Mollineaux, M.**, Van Buren, K. *, Hemez, F. and **Atamturktur**, S., (2012), “Simulating the Dynamics of Wind Turbine Blades: Part I, Model Development and Verification,” *Wind Energy (Wiley), doi: 10.1002/we.1519, IF:1.77*.

Van Buren, K. *, Mollineaux, M.**, Hemez, F. and **Atamturktur**, S., (2012), “Simulating the Dynamics of Wind Turbine Blades: Part II, Model Validation & Uncertainty Quantification,” *Wind Energy (Wiley), doi: 10.1002/we.1522, IF:1.77.*

Farajpour I.*, and **Atamturktur**, S., (2012), “Error and Uncertainty Analysis of Inexact and Imprecise Computer Models,” *Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering (ASCE), *doi:10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000233,* IF: 1.34*

Luo, Z.*, **Atamturktur**, S. and Juang, C.H., (2012), “Bootstrapping for Characterizing the Uncertainty of Sample Statistics and its Effect on Serviceability Failure Probability in a Braced Excavation,” *Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (ASCE)*, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0000734*,** IF: 1.02*.

Van Buren K.*, and **Atamturktur**, S., (2012), “A Comparative Study: Predictive Modeling of Wind Turbine Blades,” *Journal of Wind Engineering (Multi-science), *Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 235- 250.

**Atamturktur**, S., Li, T.*, Ramage, M. and Farajpour I.*, (2012), “Load Carrying Capacity Assessment of a Scaled Masonry Dome: Simulations Validated with Non-Destructive and Destructive Measurements,”* Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), *Vol. 34, pp. 418- 429, *IF: 1.83.*

**Atamturktur**, S., Hemez, F. and Laman, J., (2012), "Verification and Validation Applied to Finite Element Models of Historic Masonry Monuments," *Engineering Structures (Elsevier),* Vol. 43, pp. 221- 234,* IF: 1.35*

**Atamturktur**, S., and Sevim, B., (2012), “Seismic Performance Assessment of Masonry Tile Domes through Non-linear Finite Element Analysis,” *Journal of Performance of Constructed (ASCE)*, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 410- 423, *IF: 0.45*

Luo, Z.*, **Atamturktur**, S., and Juang, C.H., (2012) “Effect of Spatial Variability on Probability-Based Design of Excavations against Basal-Heave,” *Geotechnical Special Publication (ASCE),* No. 225, pp. 2876-2884.

**Atamturktur**, S., and Laman, J., (2012), "Finite Element Model Correlation and Calibration of Historic Masonry Monuments: Review," *Journal of Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings (Wiley)*, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 96- 113, *IF: 1.04*

Luo, Z.*, **Atamturktur**, S., Cai, Y. and Juang, C. H., (2012), “Simplified Random-Field Framework For Reliability-Based Design Against Basal-Heave Failure in A Braced Excavation in Clay,” *Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (ASCE), *Vol. 138, No.4, pp. 441- 450*,** IF: 1.02*

Luo, Z.*, **Atamturktur**, S., Cai, Y. and Juang, C. H., (2012), “Reliability Analysis of Basal-heave in a Braced Excavation in a 2-D Random Field,” *Computers and Geotechnics (Elsevier),* Vol. 39, pp. 27- 37, *IF: 0.99*

**Atamturktur**, S., Hemez, F., Williams, B., Tome, C. and Unal, C., (2011), “A Forecasting Metric for Predictive Modeling,” *Computers and Structures (Elsevier), *Vol. 89, No. 23- 24, pp. 2377- 2387, *IF: 1.87.*

Luo, Z.*, **Atamturktur**, S., Juang, C.H., and Lin, P.S., (2011), “Probability of Serviceability Failure in a Braced Excavation in a Spatially Random Field: Fuzzy Finite Element Approach,” *Computers and Geotechnics (Elsevier),* Vol. 38, No. 8, pp. 1031- 1040, *IF: 0.99.*s.

**Atamturktur**, S., Bornn, L. and Hemez, F., (2011), "Vibration Characteristics of Vaulted Masonry Monuments Undergoing Differential Support Settlement," *Engineering Structures (Elsevier),* Vol. 33, pp. 2472-2484, *IF: 1.35* .

Hemez, F., and **Atamturktur**, S., (2011), “The Dangers of Sparse Sampling for the Quantification of Margin and Uncertainty,” *Reliability Engineering and System Safety (Elsevier),* Vol. 96, pp.1220- 1231, *IF: 1.77.*.

Unal, C., Williams, B, Hemez, F., **Atamturktur**, S., and McClurea, P., (2011), “Improved Best Estimate Plus Uncertainty Methodology, Including Advanced Validation Concepts to License Evolving Nuclear Reactors,” *Nuclear Engineering and Design (Elsevier),* No. 241, pp. 1813- 1833, *IF: 0.76.* .

Sevim, B., Bayraktar, A., Altunışık, A.C., **Atamturktur**, S., and Birinci, F., (2011), “Finite Element Model Calibration Effects on the Earthquake Response of Masonry Arch Bridges,” *Finite Elements in Analysis and Design (Elsevier), *Vol. 47, No. 7, pp. 621- 634, *IF: 1.58.*

Sevim, B., Bayraktar, A., Altunişik, A. C., **Atamturktur**, S., and Birinci, F., (2011), “Assessment of Nonlinear Seismic Performance of a Restored Historical Arch Bridge Using Ambient Vibrations,” *Nonlinear Dynamics (Springer),* Vol. 63, No. 4, pp. 755- 770, *IF: 1.25.*

**Atamturktur**, S., Fanning, P., and Boothby, T., (2010), “Traditional and Operational Modal Testing of Masonry Vaults,” *Engineering and Computational Mechanics (ICE),* Vol. 163, No. 3, pp. 213- 223

**Atamturktur**, S., and Boothby, T. (2010). “Stochastic Bayesian Calibration of Finite Element Models of Masonry Vaults,” *The Masonry Society Journal (TMS),* Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 77- 93

Hemez, F., **Atamturktur**, S., Unal, C., (2010), “Predictive Maturity of Validated Numerical Models,” *Computers and Structures (Elsevier),* Vol. 88, pp. 497- 505, *IF: 187**.*

**Atamturktur**, S., Pavic, A., Reynolds, P., and Boothby, T., (2009), “Full-Scale Modal Testing of Vaulted Gothic Churches: Lessons Learned,” *Journal of Experimental Techniques (Wiley),* Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 65- 74, *IF: 0.26.*

**Atamturktur**, S., and Boothby, T., (2007), “The Development of Finite Element Models and the Horizontal Thrust of Guastavino Domes,” *The Association for Preservation Technology International (APTI),* Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 21- 29.