Cem Avcı

Rank & Status: 

Professor, full time

Phone Number: 

+90(212) 359-6410


+90(212) 287-2457, +90(212) 265-8488


Ph.D.Civil EngineeringPurdue University, West Lafayette USA1985M.S.Civil EngineeringPrinceton University, Princeton, USA1981B.S.Civil EngineeringBogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey1979

Service on the Faculty: 

Professor1999-Present Associate Professor1991-1999 Assistant Professor1989-1991 Original Appointment1989


ResponsibilityLocationDateProject EngineerWoodward Clyde Consultants Chicago USA1985-1989HydrologistFood and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations Italy1981-1982

  • Avci, C.B., Şahin U. and Çiftci E., “Aquifer Parameter Estimation Using an Incremental Area Method”, accepted for publication in Hydrological Process, 2011
  • Çiftci E., Avci, C.B., Börekçi O. and Şahin U., “Assessment of Advective Dispervise Contaminant Transport in Heterogeneous Aquifers using a Meshless Method”, submitted for Publication to Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 2011
  • Avci, C.B. ,Çiftci E. and Sahin U. “Identification of Aquifer and Well parameters from Stepdrawdown Tests”, Hydrogeology Journal, Volume 18, Number 7, 2010
  • E. Güler, C.B. Avci, H. O. Özhan, “Advantages of Using Geomembrane Laminated Geosynthetic Clay Liners for a Tailing Dam in Emet, Turkey“ 3rd International Symposium on Geosynthetic Clay Liners, 15 and 16 September 2010 • Fortress Marienberg, Würzburg/Germany.
  • Avci, C.B. and Güler, E., “Environmental Impact Assessment Standards and Thresholds for Sanitary Landfills”, Standards and Thresholds for Impact Assessment, Environmental Protection in the European Union, Volume 3, 2008, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-31141-6

Course CodeCourse TitleHours per WeekCE371Introduction to Numerical Methods3 hrs. lectureCE311Fluid Mechanics.4 hrs. lecture+ 1 hr. recitationCE412Hydraulics II3 hrs. lectureCE312Hydraulics4 hrs. lecture+ 1 hr. recitation