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Gülüm Tanırcan

 

Assoc.Prof.
Department of Earthquake Engineering
Bogazici University, Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute,
Department of Earthquake Engineering, 34688, Cengelkoy, Istanbul, Turkey
Tel. (+90).216.516 32 79
Fax: (+90).216.308 01 63
 E-mail: birgore@boun.edu.tr

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Ph.D  in Science, 2004, Kyoto University, Section of Strong Ground Motion Seismology, Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Japan
  • M.Sc. in Earthquake Engineering, 1999 Boğaziçi University, Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute, Earthquake Engineering Department, Istanbul, Turkey
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering. , 1994 ,Yıldız Technical University, İstanbul, Turkey

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • 08/2004–present: Assistant Professor, Boğaziçi University, Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute, Earthquake Engineering Department, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • 04/2010 – 05/2010 Visiting Scientist, Swiss Seismological Service, ETH, Switzerland.
  • 09/2006 – 10/2006: Visiting Scientist at International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
  • 01/2005- 02/2005: Visiting Scientist at Kyoto University, Section of Strong Ground Motion Seismology, Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Japan
  • 04/2002 - 03/2004: Research Assistant at Section of Strong Ground Motion Seismology, DPRI, Kyoto University, Japan
  • 09/1997 - 04/2001: Research Assistant at Boğaziçi University, Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute, Earthquake Engineering Department, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 08/1996 - 02/1997: Civil Engineer, Oktan İnsaat Ltd. Istanbul, Turkey

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • 08/2009- 04/2018: Coordinator, Disaster Preparedness Training Unit, Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute, Earthquake Engineering Department, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 09/2008-09/2009 Vice Director of Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 2004-present: Boğaziçi University, Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute, Earthquake Engineering Department
  • 2006-2008: Gebze Institute of Technology(GIT) 

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Award for Excellent Contributions, ECEES (European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology) Geneva, 2006.
  • Research Scholarship (4 months): Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), 1999.
  • Research Scholarship (3 years): Ministry of Education, Japan, 2001
MEMBERSHIPS
FIELDS OF INTEREST
  • Dynamic and kinematic earthquake source process
  • Site effects for use in ground motion modeling
  • Seismic hazard and risk analyses
  • Earthquake scenario studies
  • High & low frequency ground motion generation
  • Seismic safety of non-building structures and non-structural elements

PUBLICATIONS

Papers Published at International Refereed Journals

  1. Tanırcan, G and Dikmen, S.Ü. (2018). Variation of high frequency spectral attenuation (kappa) in vertical arrays. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering 113 (2018) pp:406–414 (DOI)10.1016/j.soildyn.2018.06.016

  2. Dikmen U, and G. Tanırcan. ”Site Amplification and Resonance Frequency in the Urban Environment”, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering 105. Pp160-170. (2018) (DOI) 10.1016/j.soildyn.2017.12.010

  3. Tanırcan G., H. Alçık and K.Beyen. ”Reliability of MEMS Accelerometers for Instrumental  Intensity Mapping of Earthquakes” Annals of Geophysics . 60 pp:SE673 (DOI) 10.4401/ag-7501 (2018)

  4. Tanircan G, L.Dalguer, F.N. Bekler and N.Meral Özel. “Dynamic Rupture Modelling of the 1999 Düzce, Turkey Earthquake” Pure and Applied Geophysics, (DOI)  10.1007/s00024-017-1531-0, 2017.

  5. Beyen K. and G.Tanircan. “Strong Ground Motion Characteristics of the 2011 Van Earthquake of Turkey: Implications of Seismological Aspects on Engineering Parameters”, Earthquakes and Structures, Vol8, No6, 1363-1386,DOI:10.12989/eas.2015.8.6.1363, 2015.

  6. Tsereteli,N., Tanircan, G., Safak,E., Varazanashvili,O., Chelidze, T., Gvencadze, A.,Goguadze,N.,”Seismic Hazard Assessment for Southern Caucasus – Eastern Turkey Energy Corridors: The Example of Georgia”, Ebook: Correlation Between Human Factors and the Prevention of Disasters, NATO Science for Peace and Security Series - E: Human and Societal Dynamics, Volume 94, DOI 10.3233/978-1-61499-039-0-96, 96-111, 2012

  7. Tanırcan,G. “İstanbul İçin 3 Boyutlu Hız Modeli İle Yer Hareketi Simülasyonu,Ground Motion Simulation for Istanbul with A Three Dimensional Velocity Model”, Journal of The Faculty of Engineering and Architecture of Gazi University, Vol27,1, 27-36, 2012.

  8. Tanırcan G and N.Savaş, “Strong Ground Motion Simulation by the Empirical Green’s Function Method for Bursa-Yalova Region, Turkey” , Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, DOI: 10.1007/s10518-011-9287-x, Vol 9, Issue 5, pp.1327-1338, 2011

  9. Çağnan Z. and G. Birgören Tanırcan “Seismic Hazard Assessment for Cyprus”, Journal of Seismology, Vpl 14, pp:225-246, 2010.

  10. Birgören G, O. Özel O and B. Siyahi, “Bedrock Depth Mapping of the Coast South of Istanbul: Comparison of Analytical and Experimental Analyses” Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol 18, pp 315-329, 2009.

  11. Birgören G and K Irikura, "Estimation of Site Response in Time Domain Using Meyer-Yamada Wavelet Analysis, Bulletin of Seismological Society of America (BSSA), 95, 4 pp.1447-1456, (2005).

  12. Birgören G, H. Sekiguchi and K. Irikura, "Rupture model of the 1999 Düzce, Turkey, earthquake deduced from high and low frequency strong motion data" Geophysical Research Letters (GRL), Vol.31, L05610, 2004.

  13. Erdik, M., Y. Alpay Biro, T. Onur, K. Şeşetyan, G. Birgören, "Assessment of earthquake hazard in Turkey and neighboring regions" Annali Di Geofizica, Special Issue: Global Seismic Hazard Assessment Program (GSHAP) 1992-1999, Volume:42 N.6 pp:1125-1138, 1999 .

Papers Published at Conference Proceedings

  1. Uckan E, Tanircan G., Demircioglu M., Alçık H., Cakir F., Akbas B., “Ongoing Studies on Ephesus Ancient Theatre within the Scope of Safeguarding Cultural Heritage through Technical and Organizational Resources Management (STORM) Project”,16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering , Greece, 2018.
  2. Yolcu A., C. Tüzün and G. Tanırcan, “Design Spectra for Seismic Isolation Systems in Turkey” 16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Greece, 2018.
  3. Tanırcan G., Y. Kaya and H. Alçık, “A Low Cost Accelerometer Network for Generation of Shake Maps”, The 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering Proceedings, Chile, 2017.
  4. Sakamoto M., G.Tanırcan,S. Püskülcü, Y. Kaneda and K.Kumamoto, “A Comparative Study on School Children’s Risk Perception and Disaster Preparedness in Turkey and Japan”, The 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering Proceedings, Chile, 2017.
  5. Alçık H., and G. Tanırcan, “Investigation of Local Site Responses at the Bodrum Peninsula, Turkey”6th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering and 2nd National Confernace on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Proceedings, Romania, 2017.
  6. Tanırcan G., S.Ü.Dikmen, “Variation of High Frequency Spectral Attenuation(Kappa) in Vertical Arrays: A Case Study from Istanbul”, 4th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Turkey, Proceedings, 2017 (in Turkish).
  7. Tanırcan G., H.Alçık And K. Beyen,”A Study on Performance of MEMS based Accelerometers for Use in Shake Map Generation”, 4th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Turkey, Proceedings, 2017 (in Turkish).
  8. Ercan T., H.Alçık and G.Tanırcan, “A Study on Local Site Effects and High Frequency Spectral Attenuation for Bodrum Peninsula,Muğla,Turkey” ”, 4th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Turkey, Proceedings, 2017 (in Turkish).
  9. Dikmen S.Ü. and G.Tanırcan, “A Study on Site Amplification Through the Use of Downhole Array Data” 4th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Turkey, Proceedings, 2017 (in Turkish).
  10. Püskülcü S., G.Tanırcan,M.Sakamoto, R. Yazıcı,A. Berberoğlu and R. Kocaman, “Recent Studies to Increase Earthquke anbd Tsunami Awareness and Preparedness at KOERI” 4th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Turkey, Proceedings, 2017 (in Turkish).
  11. Dikmen and G.Tanıcan,”Evaluation of Site Amplification Values at Downhole Arrays in Istanbul”, 12th International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering, Turkey, 2016.
  12. Tanırcan G., Yenidoğan C and N. Savaş, “Near Field Ground Motion Synthesis for Yalova Bursa Region, Turkey based on Scenario Earthquakes” , The Ninth U.S. National and Tenth Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering , 2010 , Canada , The Ninth U.S. National and Tenth Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering Proceedings, 1 , 2010.
  13. Tekin G., Birgören Tanırcan G and E. Şafak , “Probabilistic Earthquake Response Analysis of Single Degree of Freedom Structures ”, 14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering , 2010 , Republic of Macedonia, 1, 2010.
  14. Tanırcan G., Siyahi B., Uçkan E. and E.Şafak, “NATO SfP Project: Seismic Hazard and Risk Assessment for Southern Caucasus-Eastern Turkey Energy Corridor” , IV International Conference “Seismicity of Azerbaijan territory and seismic risk of big cities", 2009.
  15. Birgören G. and O.Özel, “Determination of Site Effects and Ground Motion Lengthening in Istanbul Area Derived from Small Earthquake Recordings”, Eight US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, San Francisco, C.A., USA, 8NCEE Proceedings, 2006.
  16. Birgören G. and M. Erdik, “Strong Motion Networks in Turkey” ISEE, Proc. International Symposium on Earthquake Engineering Commemorating Tenth anniversary of the 1995 Kobe Earthquake, Kobe, Japan, 2005.
  17. Erdik. M, Durukal E., Siyahi B., Şeşetyan K., Biro Y. and G. Birgören, "Earthquake Hazard Assessment For Major Oil Pipelines ", Proceedings, Probabilistic in Geotechnics: Technical and Economical Risk Estimation, Graz, Austria, pages 39-46, September 15-19, 2002, Verlag Gluckauf GmbH.Essen,Germany.
  18. Erdik, M., Ansal A., Aydınoğlu N., Barka A., Yüzügüllü Ö., Birgören G.,Swift J., Alpay Y.and K.Şeşetyan, "Development of Earthquake Masterplan for the Municipality of Izmir", Sixth International Conference on Seismic Zonation, CA, USA, 2000.
  19. Yüzügüllü, Ö.andG. Birgören, "Earthquake Disaster MasterPlan for Izmir-Turkey (Lifelines)"Proceedings of International Conference on Earthquake Hazard and Risk in the Mediterranean Region, Cyprus, 18-22 October 1999.

 

Research and Application Projects

  1. Seismology and Earthquake Engineering Research Infrastructure Alliance for Europe (SERA) H2020 INFRAIA 01-2016-2017, 2017-
  2. Safeguarding Cultural Heritage through Technical and Organizational Resources Management (STORM)  H2020 -DSR11-700191, 2016-
  3. Marmara SuperSite Project (New Directions in Seismic Hazard Assessment through Focused Earth Observation  in the Marmara Supersite) EU FP7 2013-2017
  4. Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster Mitigation in the Marmara Region and Disaster Education in Turkey, SATREPS, MarDIM Project 2013-2018
  5. Development of Nonlinear Response Spectrum for Preliminary Design of Seismically Isolated Systems in Turkey BU SRP 2017-2018.
  6. Accelerometric Network for the Bodrum Peninsula, Turkey 2015-2018.
  7. Evaluation of Structural Performance of Ephesus Library using Seismic Data, BU SRP 2017-2019.
  8. Usage of Low Cost Accelerometers in Earthquake Rapid Response Systems: Shake Map Software Development BU SRP 2014-2015.NATO Sfp 983038 Project, Seismic Hazard and Risk Assessment for Southern Caucasus-Eastern Turkey Energy corridors,2008-2011
  9. Probabilistic Earthquake Response Analysis of Single Degree of Freedom Structures, TUBITAK 1002 Project 2010.
  10. Strong Motion Simulation Simulation with Dynamic Rupture Modelling: A case study on the 1999 Düzce Earthquake Modelling TÜBİTAK 1001 Project, 2008-2010.
  11. Determination of design basis deterministic earthquake ground motion of 2003 Mw: 6.4 Bingöl Turkey Earthquake considering site effects and frequency-dependent quality factor estimations BU SRP 07HT101, 2007-2009.
  12. Strong motion simulation of scenario earthquakes in the Marmara Sea using hybrid method, BU SRP , 05T101, 2005-2007.
  13. Determination of Site Response and Calibration of İstanbul Early Warning and Rapid Response Stations BU-SRP 05T102, 2007-2008.
  14. Turkish-German İstanbul Megacity Projesi 2005-2006.
  15. Earthquake Risk Assessment for İstanbul Metropolitan Area, 2002.
  16. Earthquake Hazard Assessment for Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Crude Oil Pipeline, 2000.
  17. A Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment for Turkey in Connection With the Improvement of Natural Hazard Insurance and Disaster Funding Strategy (TEFER) Project, 2000.
  18. IDNDR, RADIUS Project, Case Study: Seismic Risk Assessment of İzmir City, 1999.

 

 
 
     
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