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Dr. Vedat ASLANKARA

My Ph.D. student Mr. Vedat ASLANKARA defended successfully his thesis titled “Optimization of Cost and Energy Production at Hydroelectric Power Plants” on December 18th, 2023. I wish him the best in his career.

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Dr. Ammar Ashraf

My PhD student Mr. Ammar Ashraf defended successfully his thesis titled “Numerical Investigations of 2D Dam-Break Failures by Using GIS Applications” on July 12th, 2021. I wish him the best in his career.

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A new scientific research project funding proposal was accepted (2021)

 “Development of Local Software for the Solution of Unsteady Pipe Flow Problems Occurring at Various Boundary Conditions”, Bozkuş, Z., Middle East Technical University, BAP–Scientific Research Project, Project Code: GAP-303–2021-10687, Project Duration: 01.02.2021 – 01.02.2023. One of my PhD students Saber … Continue reading

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Yusufeli Dam Construction Site and Deriner Dam were visited with a group of students on April 27-28, 2019

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I attended the 13th International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering, 12-14 September 2018, Çeşme-İzmir, Turkey

I presented the following papers in the conference. Dalgıç, H. and Bozkuş, Z. “Introducing a new computer code, H-Hammer, to solve fluid transients in pipe flow“, Presented at the 13th International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering, Ege University, Çeşme-İzmir, … Continue reading

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Melen Dam construction site was visited with a group of students on Nov 18, 2017.

The video shows roller compacted concrete application at a place just downstream of the energy stilling basin.

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New Slug Tests Performed at METU Hydraulics Laboratory, Ankara-TÜRKİYE.

Dr. Arris S. Tijsseling from Eindhoven University of Technology and Ronnie van Ginkel of MARIN attended the experiments, November 20-24, 2017.

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A Technical Trip with Students to Yusufeli Dam Construction Site, and also Deriner and Artvin Dams.

A technical trip was completed on May 7-8, 2016 to Artvin region in Turkey, where a construction site of Yusufeli Dam was visited first, to be the highest arch dam of Europe when completed with its height of 270 m … Continue reading

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I attended the Pressure Surges 2015 Conference in Dublin, Nov 17-21, 2015.

With Dr. Qingzhi Hou (Darcy) and Prof.Dr. Samuel Martin, Prof.Dr.Hanif Chaudhry and Prof.Dr.David C. Wiggert at the conference….

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