Hilmi Luş

Rank & Status: 

Professor, full time

Phone Number: 

+90(212) 359-6594

Fax: 

+90(212) 287-2457

+90(212) 265-8488

Education: 

Ph.D.
Civil Engineering
Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
2001

M.S.
Civil Engineering
Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
1996

B.S.
Civil Engineering
Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
1995

Service on the Faculty: 

Assistant Professor
2002-Present
 

Original Appointment
2002

Experience: 

Responsibility
Location
Date

Lecturer
Columbia University, New York, USA
January 2001-June 2002

Post Doctoral Fellow
Columbia University, New York, USA
January 2001 - June 2002

Preceptor
Columbia University, New York, USA
September 2000 - January 2001

Publications: 

Journal Publications

  • Smyth, A., Altay, G., Deodatis, G., Erdik, M., Franco, G., Gülkan, P., Kunreuther, H., Lus, H., Mete, E., Seeber, L., and Yüzügüllü, O., “Probabilistic Benefit-Cost Analysis for Earthquake Damage Mitigation: Evaluating Measures for Apartment Houses in Turkey”, EERI Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp.171-203, February 2004.
  • Lus, H., Betti, R., Yu, J., and De Angelis, M., “Investigation of a System Identification Methodology in the Context of the ASCE Benchmark Problem”, ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 130, No.1, pp.71-84, 2004.
  • Lus, H., De Angelis, M., and Betti, R., “A New Approach for Reduced Order Modeling of Mechanical Systems Using Vibration Measurements”, ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 70, pp.715-723, September 2003.
  • Lus, H., De Angelis, M., Betti, R., and Longman, R.W., "Obtaining Physical Parameters of Mechanical Systems from Identified State Space Models. Part I: Theoretical Discussions", ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics , Vol. 129 (5), pp.477-488, 2003.
  • Lus, H., De Angelis, M., Betti, R., and Longman, R.W., "Obtaining Physical Parameters of Mechanical Systems from Identified State Space Models. Part II: Numerical Investigations", ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics , Vol. 129 (5), pp.489-501, 2003.
  • Lus, H., Betti, R., and Longman, R.W., "Obtaining Refined First Order Predictive Models of Linear Structural Systems", Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics., Vol.31, pp.1413-1440, 2002
  • De Angelis, M., Lus, H., Betti, R., and Longman, R.W., "Extracting Physical Parameters of Mechanical Models from Identified State-Space Representations", ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics , Vol. 69 (5), pp.617-625, 2002.
  • Lus, H., Betti, R., and Longman, R.W., "Identification of Linear Structural Systems Using Earthquake Induced Vibration Data", Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics , Vol.28, pp.1449-1467, 1999.

Conference Proceedings

  • Altay, G., Deodatis, G., Franco, G., Gülkan, P., Kunreuther, H., Lus, H., Mete, E., Seeber, L., Smyth, A., and Yüzügüllü, O., "Benefit-Cost Analysis for Earthquake Mitigation: Evaluating Measures for Apartment Houses in Turkey", 2nd Annual IIASA-DPRI Meeting, Integrated Disaster Management , Laxenberg, Austria, July, 2002.
  • Lus, H., De Angelis, M., and Betti, R., "Issues in Reduced Order Modeling of Mass-Damping-Stiffness Systems", 15th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference , New York, NY, June 2002.
  • De Angelis, M., Betti, R., and Lus, H., "Identification of Modal and Physical Parameters of Linear Structures With Torsional Coupling", 3rd World Conference on Structural Control , Como, Italy, April 2002.
  • Lus, H., Betti, R., and De Angelis, M., "Study of a Benchmark Problem for Health Monitoring", ASCE - ASME Engineering Mechanics Conference , San Diego, CA, 2001.
  • De Angelis, M., Lus, H., Betti, R., and Longman, R.W., "Identification of Reduced Order Models of Structural Systems from Input/Output Data", ASCE- ASME Engineering Mechanics Conference , San Diego, CA, 2001.
  • De Angelis, M., Betti, R., and Lus, H., "Identificazione dei Parametri Modali e Fisici di Sistemi Lineari Invarianti nel Tempo", 15mo Congresso AIMETA di Meccanica Teorica e Applicata , Taormina, Italy, 2001.
  • Lin, J.W., Lus, H., De Angelis, M., Betti, R., Smyth, A.W., and Longman, R.W., "Damage Identification in Linear and Nonlinear Systems", 3rd US-Japan Workshop on Nonlinear System Identification and Health Monitoring , Los Angeles, 2000.
  • Lus, H., Betti, R., and Longman, R.W., "Damage Identification in Linear Structural Systems", Proceedings of the 14th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference , Austin, Texas, May 2000.
  • Smyth, A.W., Betti, R., Lus, H., and Masri, S.F., "Global Health Monitoring and Damage Detection of the Vincent Thomas Bridge", Structural Materials Technology IV - An NDT Conference , Atlantic City, 2000.
  • Lus, H., Betti, R., and Longman, R.W., "Identification of Structures Using General Input Data", Proceedings of IMAC-XVII , Kissimme, FL, pp.153-158, 1999.
  • Lus, H., Betti, R., and Longman, R.W., "Identification of Linear Structural Systems Using Earthquake Induced Vibration Data", Proceedings of the 13th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference , Baltimore, MD, 1999.
Courses: 

Course Code
Course Title
Hours per Week

CE241
Mechanics of Materials
4 hrs. lecture +
1 hr. recitation

CE202
Intro. to Probability and Statistics for Civil Eng.
3 hrs. lecture

CE547
Elasticity
3 hrs. lecture

CE 591
Modeling and Identification in Structural Dynamics
3 hrs. lecture