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Professor Ahmet Can Altunışık
Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey

Professor Altunışık was born in 1982, in Trabzon in Turkey. He has got a degree in Civil Engineering in 2004 and Ph.D. in 2010 at Karadeniz Technical University. He worked as Research Assistant at Karadeniz Technical University during 2005-2010, Assistant Professor during 2011-2012, Associate Professor during 2012-2017, and now he has been working as Professor at the same university.

Professor Altunışık, who undertook many administrative tasks within Karadeniz Technical University, has many national and international success and awards. He has a total of 127 articles and 59 papers, of which 114 are in SCI indexed journals. Professor Altunışık is the author of 5 books related to engineering applications in the civil engineering.

Professor Altunışık has worked as a researcher and manager in many completed and ongoing TUBITAK projects. In 2017, he has founded DYNAMIC ACADEMY to carry out all engineering works within the body of TEKNOKENT with a TUBITAK 1513 project. Within the company; development of engineering software, design of all kinds of engineering structure, design control, construction consultancy, construction safety, determination of seismic hazard, ground problems and slope analysis are carried out.

Professor Altunışık’s research area covers experimental and operational modal analysis, finite element analysis, structure dynamics, structural vibrations, earthquake behavior of engineering structures, structural evaluation based on experimental methods, damage detection, improvement of finite element models based on experimental methods, performance analysis, active and passive control systems, repair and reinforcement, blasting induced ground motion, bridges, composite structures, masonry structures. He is married and has three children.