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Bekir Özer Ay graduated in 2003 on Middle East Technical University, Department of Civil Engineering. He completed his M.S. research study on "Fragility based assessment of lowrise and midrise reinforced concrete frame buildings in Turkey" in 2006. He received his Ph.D. in 2012. The title of his Ph.D. dissertation is "A Proposed Ground Motion Selection and Scaling Procedure for Structural Systems". This Ph.D. dissertation got "Middle East Technical University - Thesis of the Academic Year of 2012-2013" award given by Mustafa N. Parlar Education and Research Foundation.

His main research subjects are assessing earthquake damage and loss, characteristics of Turkish residential buildings, tall building structural systems, temporary hosing design and evaluation, selection and scaling of ground-motion records, seismic interactions between structural and non-structural members, and architectural aspects of seismically isolated structures.

Currently, he is working as an Assistant Professor at Middle East Technical University, Department of Architecture.



Bekir Özer Ay

Assistant Professor Department of Architecture


METU, Department of Architecture, Room No: 404

Phone: + 90 312 210 62 03