Dr. Cüneyt Tüzün

Dr. Tüzün has received his BSc in Civil Engineering and MSc degree in Structural Engineering at Dokuz Eylul University in 1997 and 1999 respectively and PhD degree in Earthquake Engineering at Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Engineering Department of Bogazici University in 2007. His main research areas are seismic resistant design of structures, performance based design, seismic assessment of existing buildings, vulnerability assessment of building stocks, seismic isolation and seismic design of high rise buildings.

Dr. Tuzun worked as a manager of the EMME (Earthquake Model of Middle East) project which a reginal program of GEM (Global Earthquake Model). He has also contributed in several European Union funded projects such as NERIES, TRIPOD, NERA and REAKT. He has work on vulnerability assessment of existing structures in different locations on high seismic risk and proposed methodology for vulnerability assessment of building portfolios. Dr. Tuzun has participated in the preparation committees of Turkish Seismic Code 2007 and 2017.

Dr. Tuzun has worked in numerous seismic risk assessment projects as both engineer of record and consultant. In the engineering practice, he has participated in design process and 20+ high-rise and 15+ more seismically isolated buildings. Dr. Tuzun is currently working as freelance earthquake engineering consultant and part-time lecturer in Gebze Technical University Department of Structural Earthquake Engineering.

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