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Oct. 2013-Oct. 2015 : Developing Indicator Based Sustainability Assessment Methodology For Integrated Open Cast Lignite Mining and Electricity Generation Plans in Afşin-Elbistan Basin Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council -113M463)
PI: Prof. H. Şebnem Düzgün
Oct. 2011-March 2012 : Analysis of Rock Falls and Protection Measures for Mardin Castle (Kuzgun Bilişim)
PI: Assoc. Prof. Aydın Bilgin
Sept. 2011- Sept. 2013 : Development of System Reliability Model for Walking Draglines for Optimized Maintenance and Productivity (Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council -111M320).
PI: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nuray Demirel
Jan. 2011- Jan. 2012 : Risk Analysis Based Evaluation of Engineering Solutions for Rock Falls (Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council -110M796)
PI: Prof. Dr. H. Sebnem Duzgun
Feb. 2010- Feb. 2011 : Risk analysis based evaluation of engineering solutions for rock falls and slides (Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council -109 Y003
PI: Prof. Dr. H. Sebnem Duzgun
June 2010- June 2011 : Developing Effective and Sustainable Mine Closure and Reclamation Policies Through Research on Social, Economic, Cultural and Environmental Impacts of Changes Aroused due to Surface Coal Mining Activities (METU Research Funding - 08-11-2010-R-14)
PI: Assoc. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sibel Kalaycioglu
May 2009-May 2010 : Determination of Element at Risk for Landslide Risk Assessment based on Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Technologies, (Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council -09Y003).
PI: Assoc. Prof. Dr. H. Sebnem Duzgun
June 2009- June 2010 : Mine Closure Planning based on GIS and RS: Ovacik Abandoned Coal Mine Example (METU Research Funding - 07.02.2009.07)
PI: Assoc. Assoc. Prof. Dr. H. Sebnem Duzgun
Oct 2008-July 2009 : Research Opportunities in Extensional Dynamics for US Undergraduate and Graduate Geosciences Students in Western Turkey, US National Science Foundation (NSF)-International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program
http://www.geo.utexas.edu/nsfre/researchers.htm.
PI: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Catlos Position held: Researcher
Aug. 2004- Sept. 2005 : Vulnerability and Risk Assessment for Landslides and Earthquakes (Norwegian Geotechnical Institute & International Centre for Geohazards)
PI: Dr. Suzanne Lacasse
Position held: Researcher
March 2004- Dec. 2006 : Development of a Methodology for Discontinuity Characterization with the Combined Use of Remote Sensing and Ground Penetrating Radar (Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council -103Y129). PI: Prof. Dr. Celal Karpuz (Middle East Technical University)
Position held: Researcher
May 2003- May 2004 : Mapping of Rock Discontinuities Based on Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (METU Research Funding -2003-03-05-01).
PI: Prof. Dr. Celal Karpuz (Middle East Technical University)
Position held: Researcher
May 2003- May 2004 : Landslide Susceptibility Mapping of Akçakoca-Ereğli Area by Using Aerial Photograph and GIS Technology (METU Research Funding -2003-09-01-01). PI: Assoc.Prof. Tamer Topal (Middle East Technical University) Position held: Researcher
May 1999- Dec. 2001 : The Development of Job-Safety, Risk Management and Insurance Technologies for Mining Industry(State Planning Department-03-05-DPT.99K12054)
PI: Prof. Celal Karpuz (Middle East Technical University)
Position held: Researcher
Jan. 1996- Jan. 1997 : Analysis of Control Criteria for Truck Dispatching in Open Pit Mines (METU Research Funding -96-03-05-02)
PI: Prof. Gunhan Pasamehmetoglu (Middle East Technical University)
Position held: Researcher
Jan. 1995 - Jan. 1996 : Environmental Management in the Minerals Industry (ENVIRO-MIN I)
PI: Prof. Sevket Durucan (Imperial College, UK)
Project Partners: UK, Ireland, Turkey and Egypt
Position held: Researcher