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.
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.
Dr. Andrea Miano is currently a researcher at the Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture, University of Naples Federico II (UNINA), Italy. He got his master degree in Structural and Geotechnical Engineering in the 2014 and he received his PhD in Structural and Geotechnical Engineering and Seismic Risk in the 2018 at the University of Napoli Federico II. The main research interests are herein summarized: structural health monitoring of existing constructions (buildings and infrastructures); combined use of remote sensing techniques and artificial intelligence for the large scale monitoring of urban environments; safety-checking of existing structures; performance-based earthquake engineering. Moreover, he is involved in many international collaborations and he participates in some research projects founded by national or international agencies or private companies. He is author of many publications on international journals with focus on his research themes.
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.
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.
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.