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Areas of Reseach

The research areas currently active in the faculty are as follows:

Civ​​​il ​​​Engineerin​g Department (CIVL)


  1. Protection and repair of concrete; Non-destructive testing of concrete; Fiber reinforced concrete; High performance concrete; Natural building blocks; Foam concrete; Pozzolans in concrete; Corrosion of steel in concrete; Self compacting concrete; mine-waste usage in concrete. Fracture Behaviour of Concrete under uniaxial compression, Interfacial Transition Zone Effects on crack initiation and propagation, Drying Shrinkage Crack Effects on Concrete Performance.


  3. New procurement models and approaches in construction, Managing change and innovation in construction, Stakeholder Management in Construction, Innovative performance measurement systems in construction, Intelligent Techniques in Construction Cost Estimation, Methods and Algorithms for Optimizing construction scheduling, Risk management in construction, Information technology in construction, Collaboration and integration in construction management, Automation in construction management, Building Information Modelling (BIM) in construction. Occupational Health and Safety System Management.


  5. Performance based analysis. Strengthening. Finite element analysis. Neural network. Historic buildings and their analysis. Analysis of base isolated buildings. Effect of corrosion on seismic performance of RC structures. Seismic risk and fragility curves. Nonlinear dynamics and stability of systems. Effect of uncertainties on seismic risk assessment. Behaviour of Steel Members and Frames. Ductility of Steel Beam to Column Connections. Seismic Performance Evaluation of Mixed Framed Structures. Performance of Special Truss Moment Frames. Optimization of Steel Truss Systems. System identification. Active control of structures. Structural health monitoring. Vibration based damage detection. Behaviour of Steel Members and Frames.


  7. Hydrology, Hydraulics, Groundwater, Coastal Engineering, Sediment transport and erosion, Water resources management, Environmental hydraulics, Hydro-climatologic changes, Water distribution Networks.


  9. Expansive soils, soil stabilization, soils of arid environment, soil behaviour, calcareous soils. Analysis and design of pile foundations, Deep excavations and soil structure interaction, Geotechnical modelling using Finite Element Method, Shearing and one dimensional compression of granular matter.


  11. Pavement design, pavement behaviour stochastic modeling, pavement management systems, traffic engineering, simulations, reliability, traffic accident analysis, data collection, concrete behaviour, cost estimation, project management.

​​​​Co​​​m​​p​uter En​​gineering Department (CMPE)


  1. Advanced System Simulations
  2. Analog and Digital Circuit Design
  3. Artificial Intelligence (Adaptive and Learning Systems, Evolutionary Algorithms, and Fuzzy Logic)
  4. Application of Genetic Algorithms
  5. Automated Deduction
  6. Bioinformatics
  7. Biometrics
  8. Biomedical Text Mining
  9. Business Intelligence Systems and DataWarehouses
  10. Business Process Management
  11. Classifier Systems
  12. Cloud Application Programming
  13. Combinatorial Optimization
  14. Computational Electromagnetic
  15. Computational Neuroscience
  16. Computer Networks
  17. Computer Vision
  18. Control Systems
  19. Cryptography
  20. Communications
  21. Constraint Programming
  22. Data Mining
  23. Database Management Systems
  24. Distance Education
  25. Distributed Systems
  26. Embedded Process Control and Instrumentation
  27. Embedded RTOS and Micro Control Systems
  28. Evolutionary Algorithms
  29. Evolutionary Computation
  30. Evolutionary Methods in Data Mining
  31. Face Recognition
  32. Fuzzy Logic Control
  33. Graph Theory
  34. Hardware-oriented Algorithms
  35. Image Processing
  36. Information Extraction
  37. Information Fusion
  38. Information Retrieval Systems
  39. Information Security
  40. Intelligent Agents
  1. Intelligent Robotic Control Systems and Mechatronics
  2. Internet Computing
  3. Knowledge Based Systems
  4. Logic Programming
  5. Metaheuristic Algorithms
  6. Microprocessor Based Systems
  7. Mobile Application Development
  8. Modeling of Physical Processes
  9. Multi-Objective Optimization
  10. Multiple Classifier Systems
  11. Multiprocessing
  12. Nano Communication Networks
  13. Natural Language Processing (NLP
  14. Nature-Inspired Metaheuristics
  15. Network Performance Modeling and Simulation
  16. Neural Networks
  17. Neural Networks to Communication/Signal Processing Problems
  18. Online SAS Application
  19. Operating Systems
  20. Parallel Processing and Programming
  21. Parallel Programming
  22. Pattern Recognition
  23. Performance Evaluation and Queuing Theory
  24. Positioning Systems
  25. Process Mining
  26. Programming Languages
  27. Random Networks
  28. Real-Time Multimedia Systems
  29. Real-Time Systems
  30. Semantic Web
  31. Soft Computing
  32. Speaker Recognition in Low Bit Rate Channels
  33. Speech Enhancement
  34. Speech Processing
  35. Stochastic Neuron Models
  36. Video-on-demand System
  37. Web Application Development
  38. Web Services
  39. Wireless Networks
  40. Wireless Personal Communication
  41. Wireless Sensor Networks
​​Ele​​ct​rical a​​n​d Electronic Engineering Department (EENG)
  1. Video Processing,

  2. Mobile Communication System Simulation and Design, Mobile Security Systems, Mobile Payment Systems, Wireless Sensor Networks,

  3. Antenna Design,

  4. Adaptive Solar Panels,

  5. VLSI Design, Inverter Design,

  6. Geographic Information Systems,

  7. Digital Signal Processing, Adaptive Power Filters, Complex Wavelets,

  8. Linear System Design,

Indu​​st​​​rial En​​gineer​​ing Department (IENG)


  1. Manufacturing and Production Systems; Modeling and Analysis, Production Planning and Control; Machine Scheduling

  2. Operations Research and Decision Sciences; System Analysis, Modeling, Simulation and Optimization; Deterministic and Stochastic Modeling and Optimization; Algorithms and Metaheuristics; Multi-Criteria Decision Making

  3. Human Factors and Ergonomics; Cognitive Engineering

  4. Statistics and Quality Engineering; Quality Management; Statistical Quality Control and Improvement; Design and Analysis of Experiments

  5. Occupational Safety and Health; Public Health; Environmental Pollution and Control

  6. Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  7. Statistical Data Analysis; Data Mining

  8. Financial and Market Engineering

  9. Engineering Education; Ethics in Engineering

Mech​ani​​​cal Engin​​eering Department (MENG)
  1. Manufacturing System Design and Implementation,

  2. Prototyping in product development,

  3. Multi Agent System Architectures,

  4. Virtual Reality, Laboratory Equipment Design, Implementation and Testing,

  5. Renewable Energy, PV Solar Systems, Solar-Collectors for Water Heating, Wind Turbines,

  6. Solar Cars, Jet Engine Simulation,

  7. Heating, Solar Air Heating, Cooling, Solar-Cooling, Refrigeration, Thermo-Physics, Evaporative Cooling,

  8. Power Plant Design and Operation.

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