Emre Otay

Rank & Status: 

Associate Professor, full time

Academic Web Page: 
Phone Number: 

+90(212) 359-6432

Fax: 

+90(212) 287-2457

+90(212) 265-8488

Education: 

Ph.D.
Coastal and Oceanographic Engineering
University of Florida, U.S.A.
1994

Dipl.-Ing..
Civil Engineering
Tech. Univ. Braunschweig, Germany
1990

B.S.
Civil Engineering
Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
1987

Experience: 

Professional Experience

Responsibility
Location
Date

Assistant Professor
Bogazici Univ., Dept. of Civil Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey
1996-Present

Project Scientist
Coastal Engineering Consultants, Naples, Florida, U.S.A.
1995-1996

Research Assistant
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, U.S.A.
1990-1994

Engineer
Leichtweiss Institute for Hydraulics, Braunschweig, Germany
1989-1990

Graduate Assistant
Technische Universitaet Braunschweig, Germany
1987-1989

Computer Analyst
Seyas Engineers, Architects and Consultants, Istanbul, Turkey
1986-1987

Engineering Trainee
Dr. Armbruster Bau GmbH, Freiburg, Germany
1985

Consulting Experience (during last three years)

Responsibility
Location
Date

Project Director
Pendik Pier feasibility study / Istanbul Dredging Association
2004

Expert Witness
Civil Court of Istanbul; Two lawsuits regarding median line disputes between shipyards.
2003-2004

Project Associate
Turkish Glass Factories; Feasibility study for Cayirova Container Port.
2003

Design Engineer
Illenberger & Associates, South Africa; St. Francis Bay Coastal Erosion and Permeable Groin Design.
2002-2003

Control Engineer
Altinok Consulting Engrg. Ltd. Co., Istanbul; Sanliurfa drinking water design and build works.
2003

Consultant
ENKA-ENET Engineering Research Consulting Inc., Istanbul; Bridge scour analysis for Aydin-Denizli expressway.
2003

Expert Witness
Civil Court of Istanbul; Lawsuits following Volgoneft (1999) and Gotia (2002) tanker accidents and oil spills in the Turkish Straits.

Awards: 

Sponsorship for the Most Outstanding Student Paper, American Inst. of Hydrology, 2000

Publications: 

Journal Publications

  1. Demir, H., Otay, E.N., Work, P.A., ve Borekci, O.S. (2004) "Effects of dredge holes on the shoreline change in the Black Sea", J. Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, 130(4), 170-178.
  2. Kazezyilmaz-Alhan, M.C., and Otay, E.N. (2001) "Earthquake generated water waves on uniformly sloping coasts," Hydrologic Sciences and Technology Journal , American Institute of Hydrology, 17(1-4), 177-190.
  3. Otay, E.N., and Yenigun, O.,Volgoneft-248 (2001) "Volgoneft-248 oil spill in the Marmara Sea," Turkish Shipping World , Turkish Chamber of Shipping, 18(3), 6-12.
  4. Tan, B., and Otay, E.N.(1999) "A stochastic model for vessel casualties resulting from oil tanker traffic through narrow waterways," Naval Research Logistics , Wiley, 46(8), 871-892.

Conference Proceedings

 

  1. Samanci A., and Otay E.N. (2004) "Design of a semi-permeable pile groin against coastal erosion at the St. Francis Bay, South Africa", Proc. 17th Tech. Conf. of Civil Engineering, Turkish Society of Civil Engineers, Istanbul. (on CD-ROM)
  2. Demir, H., Otay, E.N., Work, P.A., and Borekci, O.S. (2003) "Effects of dredge holes on the shoreline change in the Black Sea", Proc. Coastal Sediments '03, ASCE, Tampa, FL, U.S.A. 191-205.
  3. Otay, E.N., Yenigun, O. (2003), "An Oil Spill in the Bosporus: The Gotia accident," Proc. 3rd Intl. Conf. on Oil Spills in the Mediterranean and Black Sea Regions, Istanbul, 27-42.
  4. Otay, N.E., and Ozkan, S. (2003), "Stochastic prediction of maritime accidents in the Strait of Istanbul", Proc. 3rd Intl. Conf. on Oil Spills in the Mediterranean and Black Sea Regions. Istanbul,55-64
  5. Otay, E.N., Demir, H., Borekci, O.S., ve Work, P.A. (2002a) "Marine sand exploitation off the Turkish Black Sea coast", Proc. Littoral 2002, Eurocoast/EUCC, Porto, 467-476.
  6. Savran, S., and Otay, E.N.(2002). "Numerical modeling of coastal erosion at the Kizilirmak Delta", Proc. 4. Nat. Conf. on Coastal Engineering , Turkish Chamber of Civil Engineers, Antalya, 493-505 (in Turkish)
  7. Otay, E.N., Demir, H., ve Borekci, O.S. (2002). "Effects of offshore dredging to the shore",Proc. 4. Nat. Conf. on Coastal Engineering , Turkish Chamber of Civil Engineers, Antalya, 745-758 (in Turkish)
  8. Copty, N., Otay, E.N., and Work, P.A. (2000), "Residual Contamination at Seabed due to Vertical Transport of Oil," Proc. 2nd Intl. Conf. on Oil Spills in the Mediterranean and Black Sea Regions . Istanbul, 245-257.
  9. Otay, E.N., and Yenigun, O. (2000), "The Volgoneft-248 Oil Spill in the Marmara Sea,"Proc. 2nd Intl. Conf. on Oil Spills in the Mediterranean and Black Sea Regions . Istanbul, 13-23.
  10. Demir, H., Savran, S., ve Otay, E.N.(2000) "Feasibility of an alternative beach fill for Bandirma" Proc. 3rd Nat. Conf. on Coastal Engineering , Turkish Chamber of Civil Engineers, Canakkale, 403-417 (in Turkish)
  11. Kazezyilmaz-Alhan, C.M.,Otay, E.N. (2000) "Earthquake-Generated Water Waves on Uniformly Sloping Coastline," Intl. Conf. of the American Institue of Hydrology, Research Triangle Park, N. Carolina, 423-434.
  12. Otay, E.N., Kazezyilmaz, C.M. (2000) "Coastal waves generated by seismic motion of the sea bed," Proc. 3rd Nat. Conf. on Coastal Engineering, Turkish Chamber of Civil Engineers, Canakkale, 57-65 (in Turkish)
Courses: 

Course Code
Course Title

CE 592
Coastal Sediment Transport

CE 505
Applied Stochostic Analysis and Modeling

CE 414
Introduction to Coastal Engineering

CE 312
Hydraulic Engineering 1

CE 311
Fluid Mechanics

CE 202
Probability and Statistics for Civil Engineers

Miscellaneous Work: