Cem Avcı

Rank & Status: 

Professor, full time

Phone Number: 

+90(212) 359-6410

Fax: 

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

Education: 

Ph.D.
Civil Engineering
Purdue University, West Lafayette USA
1985

M.S.
Civil Engineering
Princeton University, Princeton, USA
1981

B.S.
Civil Engineering
Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
1979

Service on the Faculty: 

Professor
1999-Present
 

Associate Professor
1991-1999
 

Assistant Professor
1989-1991
 

Original Appointment
1989

Experience: 

Responsibility
Location
Date

Project Engineer
Woodward Clyde Consultants Chicago USA
1985-1989

Hydrologist
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations Italy
1981-1982

Publications: 
  • 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
Courses: 

Course Code
Course Title
Hours per Week

CE371
Introduction to Numerical Methods
3 hrs. lecture

CE311
Fluid Mechanics.
4 hrs. lecture+ 
1 hr. recitation

CE412
Hydraulics II
3 hrs. lecture

CE312
Hydraulics
4 hrs. lecture+ 
1 hr. recitation