Personel

Prof. Dr. Sinan Akkar

Sinan Akkar is a faculty member in the Department of Earthquake Engineering at the Bogazici University. He received his MSc (1995) and Ph.D. (2001) in Structural Engineering from Middle East Technical University. Dr. Akkar worked as a research associate at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University in 2001. He visited the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Imperial College in 2005. Sinan Akkar is also a faculty member at the Rose School Earthquake Engineering Graduate Program of the Pavia University, Italy.

The main research interests of Dr. Akkar are development of ground motion models to predict ground motion intensity measures and probabilistic hazard and risk assessment. He has been involved as a researcher, principal investigator or consultant to various national and international seismic hazard and risk projects.