Journal Boards

Editor-in-Chief

Naci Caglar is a structural engineer and a structural engineering professor. His research has involved Earthquake Engineering, Seismic Design, Analysis, Assessment and Retrofitting of Reinforced Concrete Buildings and Neural Networks. He studied as a visiting researcher at the Ohio State University, USA and University of Aberdeen, UK.
Artificial Intelligence, Reinforced Concrete Buildings, Earthquake

Associate Editors

Asst. Prof. Dr. Abdulkadir ÖZDEN SAKARYA UYGULAMALI BİLİMLER ÜNİVERSİTESİ 0000-0002-3657-890X Türkiye Web

Dr. Abdulkadir Özden is an Assist. Prof. in Civil Engineering Department, Sakarya University of Applied Sciences since January 2020. He received a bachelor's degree from Ataturk University in 2005 and worked for the industry for few years. Then, he received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Delaware, USA in 2010 and 2017 respectively. During his time in the USA, he participated in many research projects in Delaware Center for Transportation at UD and worked closely with the Delaware Department of Transportation. After returning to Turkey, he worked for Eskisehir Osmangazi University between 2017 and 2020 and taught transportation courses at both Eskisehir Osmangazi University and Eskisehir Technical University. His research interests are Transportation Planning, Traffic Engineering, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Urban Public Transport, Micromobility, and Sustainable Urban Mobility. 

Civil Engineering, Transportation Planning, Transportation and Traffic, Transportation Engineering

Editors

Assoc. Prof. Dr. A. Can ZÜLFİKAR GEBZE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY 0000-0001-6610-3334 Türkiye
Civil Engineering, Earthquake, Geotechnics, Risk Management, Structural Dynamics
General Geology, Geomorphology
Dr. Ana M. PETROVİC Geographical Institute "Jovan Cvijić" SASA 0000-0001-8479-2030 Serbia Web

Dr. Ana M. Petrović is a physical geographer and a PhD in biotechnical sciences. She started her career at the Faculty of Forestry – University of Belgrade, and since 2013 she has been employed at the Geographical institute "Jovan Cvijić" of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, as a research associate. The main topic of her research are hydrological and torrential processes and hazards in the watersheds. Dr. Petrović received several awards and certificates of appreciation for her work and has been a member of editorial boards of journals and organizing and scientific committees of international conferences.

Geographic Information Systems, Watershed Management, Hydrography
Dr. Ana Mafalda MATOS University of Porto 0000-0002-1646-4665 Portugal Web
Civil Engineer (MSC 2010 in Materials and PhD 2020 in Structures) and post-doc researcher at University of Porto. She participated in 3 R&D projects and was a member of COST Action 1404 and RILEM (2016-2020). She recently won individual FCT funding in the 4th edition of the Individual Scientific Employment Stimulation Contest, Junior Investigator category. She is the author of more than 40 scientific authors with nearly 500 SCOPUS citations. In addition, she was awarded in 2019 by the Journal of Advanced Concrete Technology with the best article of the year, among others. Since January 2022 she has co-supervised a PhD in Civil Engineering and a Master in Industrial Design.
Civil Engineering, Optimization Techniques, Construction and Products, Composite Materials
Res. Assist. Andrea MİANO Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture, University of Naples Federico II Italy
Reinforced Concrete Buildings, Earthquake, Risk Management
Asst. Prof. Dr. Beytullah EREN SAKARYA ÜNİVERSİTESİ, MÜHENDİSLİK FAKÜLTESİ, ÇEVRE MÜHENDİSLİĞİ BÖLÜMÜ 0000-0001-6747-7004 Türkiye Web
Treatment Facility Design, Waste Management, Biotechnology, Air Pollution and Control, Climate Change, Water Management System, Water and Treatment of Wastewater, Clean Production Technologies, Soil Pollution and Control, Renewable Energy Resources, Industrial Engineering, Artificial Intelligence
Asst. Prof. Dr. Cengiz ZABCI İSTANBUL TEKNİK ÜNİVERSİTESİ 0000-0003-0814-0422 Türkiye
Earthquake, General Geology
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ertan BOL SAKARYA UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF ENGINEERING 0000-0002-3903-0384 Türkiye Web
Engineering, Geotechnics, Geological Sciences and Engineering, Applied Geology
Esequiel MESQUİTA Universidade Federal do Ceará
Reinforced Concrete Buildings, Earthquake
Prof. Dr. Fatih ALTUN ERCİYES ÜNİVERSİTESİ Türkiye
Reinforced Concrete Buildings, Steel Structures , Earthquake, Structural Dynamics, Construction Mechanics
Assoc. Prof. Gürsel SUNAL İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi 0000-0002-9141-5863 Türkiye
General Geology
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fatih KIRIŞIK DUMLUPINAR ÜNİVERSİTESİ İKTİSADİ VE İDARİ BİLİMLER FAKÜLTESİ Türkiye
Public Administration, Constitutional and Political Theories, E-state, Administrative Law, Participation and Governance
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hamide TEKELİ KABAŞ Süleyman Demirel Üniversitesi Mühendislik Fakültesi İnşaat Mühendisliği Bölümü Türkiye
Reinforced Concrete Buildings, Earthquake
Prof. Dr. Hasan ARMAN United Arab Emirates University 0000-0002-8173-0587 United Arab Emirates
Dr. Hasan Arman is a Professor at Geology Department, College of Science, United Arab Emirates University since August 2008. In 2018 August, he was appointed as a head of Geology Department. He received his undergraduate degree from Hacettepe University, Turkey in 1984 and his Ph.D. degree from University of Arizona, USA in 1992. From 1992 to 1993, he was a Postdoc at the University of Nevada, Reno, USA. Between 1993 and 2008, he was a faculty member at Sakarya University, Civil Engineering Department, Turkey as Assistant and Associated Professor. He became a Professor at the same university in 2006. His research interests include soil and rock mechanics, engineering and environmental geology, environmental degradation, water resources, global warming, climate change, renewable and sustainable energy sources.
Climate Change, Geotechnics, Geological Sciences and Engineering, Hydrogeology, Applied Geology
Asst. Prof. Dr. İlyas SARIBAŞ ADANA ALPARSLAN TURKES SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY 0000-0002-9855-6941 Türkiye Web
Reinforced Concrete Buildings, Steel Structures , Earthquake, Optimization Techniques, Construction and Products, Structural Dynamics, Construction Mechanics
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Junwon SEO South Dakota State University 0000-0001-6046-9319 United States

Dr. Seo is an Associate Professor of Structural Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at South Dakota State University. His areas of research expertise include image-based seismic vulnerability and resiliency assessment; multi-hazard simulation of renewable energy structures; structural behavior examination of irregular structures; self-consolidating concrete; structural health monitoring; reliability analysis; load rating estimation of various bridge types; field testing and computational analyses; and lateral live-load distribution factor examination.

Reinforced Concrete Buildings, Steel Structures , Earthquake
Asst. Prof. Dr. Matteo PİCOZZİ Università degli Studi di Napoli 'Federico II' Italy
From 2006 to 2011, he has been a researcher at the section 2.1 ‘Earthquake Risk and Early Warning’ of the Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Germany (GFZ-Potsdam), where he carried out research activities mainly within the Earthquake Disaster Information system for the Marmara Region, Turkey (EDIM), a project founded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). Since 2012, he is a researcher at the Physics Department ‘Ettore Pancini' of the University of Naples Federico II, where he carries out researches in the framework of national and international projects concerning Earthquake Early Warning, Induced Seismicity, and Seismic Faults Monitoring.
Seismology
Prof. Dr. Mehmet İNEL PAMUKKALE ÜNİVERSİTESİ, MÜHENDİSLİK FAKÜLTESİ 0000-0002-8323-259X Türkiye
Engineering, Reinforced Concrete Buildings, Earthquake, Structural Dynamics
Climate Change, Water Management System, Renewable Energy Resources, Hydroelectric Energy Systems, Civil Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, Hydrology, Hydromechanics, Water Resources and Water Structures
Prof. Dr. Murat Emre KARTAL İZMİR DEMOKRASİ ÜNİVERSİTESİ, MÜHENDİSLİK FAKÜLTESİ, İNŞAAT MÜHENDİSLİĞİ BÖLÜMÜ 0000-0003-3896-3438 Türkiye Web
Civil Engineering, Reinforced Concrete Buildings, Steel Structures , Earthquake, Solid Mechanics, Engineering Design, Numerical Modelization, Construction and Products, Structural Dynamics, Construction Mechanics, Production Technologies
Prof. Dr. Murat PALA ADIYAMAN UNIVERSITY 0000-0002-3684-9976 Türkiye Web
Reinforced Concrete Buildings, Earthquake, Construction and Products, Production Technologies
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Neritan SHKODRANI Polytechnic University Of Tirana Albania
Assoc. Prof. Neritan Shkodrani has been the Head of Department of Civil Engineering, at Civil Engineering Faculty, Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania, from 2008 to 2014 and actually is the Dean of Civil Engineering Faculty, Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania. He obtained a Post-Graduate Diploma in "Earthquake Engineering" at International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (IISEE) in Tsukuba, Japan and the Doctor of Sciences Degree at Polytechnic University of Tirana, Faculty of Civil Engineering. Mr. Shkodrani became involved in several important civil and geotechnical projects and a major part of his works is related to interpretation of in situ testing methods and direct application of the results in several geotechnical calculations. From 2014 deeply involved with CPT test, including investigations in site and interpretation of test results. Chair and co-chair of some International Conferences and Symposiums organized in Tirana, and also member of editorial board of some national and international journals in the field of civil engineering. He has over 30 years of experience in teaching Soils Mechanics and Foundation Engineering. From 2014 a Member of British Geotechnical Association (BGA).
Earthquake, Geotechnics, Soil Mechanics
Dr. Nikolaos THEODOULİDİS Institute of Engineering Seismology and Earthquake Engineering Research and Technical Institute, GR-55102 Thessaloniki, Greece 0000-0002-0169-9197 Greece
Earthquake, Seismology, Geophysics
Prof. Dr. Osamu TAKAHASHI Tokyo University of Science 0000-0001-6445-3488 Japan
Reinforced Concrete Buildings, Steel Structures , Earthquake, Engineering Design, Numerical Modelization, Structural Dynamics
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ramazan CANSOY KARABÜK ÜNİVERSİTESİ 0000-0003-2768-9939 Türkiye

Ramazan Cansoy is Associate Professor of Educational Administration in Karabuk University. His current research interests include school leadership effects, instructional leadership, and innovative schools, teacher professional development, instruction.

Education & Teacher Training, Educational Studies, Eğitim Yönetimi
Dr. Tuba TATAR Sakarya University, Civil Engineering Department 0000-0002-9766-0624 Türkiye
Civil Engineering, Reinforced Concrete Buildings, Earthquake, Engineering Design, Numerical Modelization
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vladimir CVETKOVİĆ University of Belgrade, Faculty of Security Studies 0000-0002-3450-0658 Serbia Web

Associate Professor (Disaster Risk Management) at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Security (Univerzitet u Beogradu, Fakultet bezbednosti), and has been engaged in research in disaster studies for 15 years. He has published over 250 research papers and 20 scientific monographs. He is the founder of the Scientific Professional Society for Disaster Risk Management in Serbia, the International Institute for Disaster Research, and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Disaster Risk Management.

Education: Undergraduate Studies of Criminalistic, The Academy of Criminal Investigation and Police Studies, Belgrade, 2006-2010. year (10.00), corresponding fields: criminalistic, security, disaster; Postgraduate Studies of Criminalistic, The Academy of Criminal Investigation and Police Studies, Belgrade, 2010-2012. Year, theses - Management in disasters caused by misuse of weapons of mass destruction; corresponding fields: security, disaster management, risk management; PhD Studies of Security, Department disaster risk management, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Security Studies, 2012-2015. Year with thesis title: Citizens preparedness for responding to natural disaster caused by flood in Serbia corresponding fields: security, disaster.

Researcher and scientific titles: Assistant Professor, 2017- present, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Security Studies, teaching subjects: disaster risk management; management of protection and rescue activities in disasters; methodology for disaster risk management; a system of prevention and reduction of disaster risk; Professor Assistant, 2013-2017, Academy of Criminal Investigation and Police Studies, Belgrade, teaching subjects: disaster risk management, security in emergency situations; prevention and suppression of fires, explosions, and accidents; crisis management; Teaching Associate, 2011-2013, Academy of Criminal Investigation and Police Studies, Belgrade, teaching subjects: disaster risk management, security in emergency situations; prevention and suppression of fires, explosions, and accidents; crisis management.

Research results: During the ten-year career he has published over 250 research papers and 20 scientific monographs; According to official data PUBLONS sum of times cited is 38, H-index is 6, average citations per item is 4,5, and average citation per year is 8.0; According to official data scientific network,,Research gate 2021 has 22.15 (RG scores), 721 (total research interest), 13 h-index, 350 (citations), 105 (recommendations) i 35.000 readings; According to official data ,,Google scholar citations “he has 890 (citations), h-index 17 i i10-index 15; Founder and Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Disaster Risk Management, publisher: Scientific-Professional Society for Disaster Risk Management; Director of International Institute for Disaster Risk Management, Belgrade; He has reviewed over 100 scientific papers in national journals and publications (security, science, security, and police) and in international journals/proceedings SCI/SSCI list; He participated in over 50 national and international scientific conferences;

Awards, prizes, etc.: Danubius Young Scientist Award for 2017 from the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) and the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) for extraordinary achievements in scientific activity and output; Scholarship OSCE for the third year of doctoral studies at the Faculty of Security Studies, 2015/2016. year; Grant by the Fund for Young talents of the Republic of Serbia for the undergraduate students of final years (2009/10); Awarded scholarship of ''Eurobank EFG scholarships for the best students Serbia'' within the project ''We invest in European values", because of excellent results in the areas of criminal and police and security studies, 2009; Award for the best student of the first, second, third year at the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies in Zemun, 2nd October 2007, 2008. and 2009. Year for 10.00 average; Award for the first student in the rank of the graduates from the Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies in Zemun, 2nd October 2010, silver badge award; Awarded as one of the best cadets with a grade average of 5:00 in the High School of Interior in Sremska Kamenica, 2008.

Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Disaster, Risk Management and Contingency Planning, Social Security

English Language Editor

Transportation Planning, Transportation and Traffic, Transportation Engineering

Editorial Assistant

Hasan Burak YÜCEL

Res. Assist. Hasanburak YÜCEL ANKARA YILDIRIM BEYAZIT UNIVERSITY 0000-0003-3446-9037 Türkiye Web
Civil Engineering, Transportation Planning, Transportation and Traffic, Transportation Engineering
Academic Platform Journal of Natural Hazards and Disaster Management (APJHAD)