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 EngineeringColumbia University, New York, NY, USA2001M.S.Civil EngineeringColumbia University, New York, NY, USA1996B.S.Civil EngineeringIstanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey1995

Service on the Faculty: 

Assistant Professor2002-Present Original Appointment2002

Experience: 

ResponsibilityLocationDateLecturerColumbia University, New York, USAJanuary 2001-June 2002Post Doctoral FellowColumbia University, New York, USAJanuary 2001 - June 2002PreceptorColumbia University, New York, USASeptember 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 CodeCourse TitleHours per WeekCE241Mechanics of Materials4 hrs. lecture +1 hr. recitationCE202Intro. to Probability and Statistics for Civil Eng.3 hrs. lectureCE547Elasticity3 hrs. lectureCE 591Modeling and Identification in Structural Dynamics3 hrs. lecture