Ilker Bekir Topcu
Affilation: Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Turkey
Journal Associated: Annals of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Prof. Dr. Ä°lker Bekir Topçu is currently professor in the Civil Engineering Department, EskiÅŸehir Osmangazi University, EskiÅŸehir, Turkey. He graduated from Engineering and Architecture of State Academy in 1980, and obtained his Masters degree from the Institute of Science, Anadolu University, EskiÅŸehir, Turkey, in 1984 and joined the teaching profession as a research assistant in 1982 at the Anadolu University. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Institute of Science, Ä°stanbul Technical University, Ä°stanbul, Turkey, in 1988. He has worked as a visiting scientist at the Lehigh University, from 1990 to 1992, and Northwestern University, from 1996 to 1997.
Research Interest: Lightweight; Heavyweight and high-strength concretes; Concretes using industrial wastes such as fly ash; Bottom ash; Silica fume; Waste tire; Waste glass and waste concrete; Khorasan mortars; Concrete as a composite material; Using admixtures and additives in concrete; Waterless Concrete; Ferrocement and using artificial neural networks and fuzzy logic techniques in concrete technology