Necati Catbas, Ph.D., P.E.


Professor


Contact Information

 

Room: Engr II 211-H
Phone: (407) 823-3743
E-mail:catbas@ucf.edu

 

Current Courses


CES 6116 Finite Element Analysis

EGN 3310 Engineering Mechanics –STATICS

CES 5325 Bridge Engineering

CES 4101/5937 Matrix Analysis of Structures

CES 4100 Structural Analysis I

CES 6209 Dynamics of Structures

CV


  • Education
  • Employment History
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Publications
  • Service and Awards

 

Post-Doctoral Research, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.

Ph.D. in Structural Engineering, University of Cincinnati. Cincinnati, OH.

  • Ph.D. Thesis: "Investigation of Global Condition Assessment and Structural Damage Identification of Bridges with Dynamic Testing and Modal Analysis" (with Prof A. E. Aktan-Structural Engineering and Prof. D. L. Brown-Mechanical Engineering)

M.S. in Structural Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey

  • M.S. Thesis: "Methods of Repair and Strengthening of Damaged Structures" (with Prof. S. S. Tezcan)

B.S. in Civil Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey

 

 

Once the longest suspension bridge in the world, Roebling Bridge was designed by renowned engineer John A. Roebling and opened in 1866. The bridge was the direct predecessor to Roebling’s masterpiece, the Brooklyn Bridge, completed in 1883.

 

 

Employment History

 

Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering Department, University of Central Florida, 2003-Present.

 

Associate Chair, Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering Department, University of Central Florida, 2008-2013.

 

Research Assistant Professor, Drexel Intelligent Infrastructure and Transportation Safety Institute, Drexel University, 1999 -2003.

 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Drexel University, 1999 - 2000.

 

Research Associate, Drexel Intelligent Infrastructure and Transportation Safety Institute, Drexel University, 1998 -1999.

 

Research Assistant, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati, 1994 - 1997.

 

Teaching Assistant, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Cincinnati, 1995 - 1996.

 

Structural Engineer, SEYAS Architects, Engineers and Consultants Inc., Istanbul, Turkey, 1993 - 1994.

 

Structural Engineer, TEZOKAN Construction. Inc., Istanbul, Turkey, 1992 - 1993.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching and Education Related Information

 

Some Ideas About Education, Engineering and Future

 

Our Programs at UCF

For those who are interested in Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering at UCF

CEE Open House Presentation

 

COURSE TAUGHT AT UCF

CES 6116 Finite Element Analysis (Syllabus)

EGN 3310 Engineering Mechanics –STATICS (Syllabus)

CES 5325 Bridge Engineering (Syllabus)

CES 4101/5937 Matrix Analysis of Structures (Syllabus)

CES 4100 Structural Analysis I (Syllabus)

CES 6209 Dynamics of Structures (Syllabus)

 

 

DEVELOPED AND TAUGHT AT DREXEL UNIVERSITY

MEM 800-566 System Dynamic Analysis - I ( Fundamentals of Structural Dynamics)

MEM 800-567 System Dynamic Analysis - II (Introduction to Modal Analysis)

MEM 800-568 System Dynamic Analysis - III (Experimental Modal Analysis and System Identification)

CIVE 792-70 Modelling of Infrastrcture Systems ( co-instructor with Dr. Aktan)

 

Some Useful Material

 

 

 

Areas Of Research Specialization

 

VARIOUS RESEARCH VIDEO CLIPS

 

Dr Catbas and his research team in his laboratoryDr Catbas and his research team in his laboratory

 

     

BOOK & BOOK CHAPTERS

  • “Structural Identification of Constructed Systems-Approaches, Methods and Technologies for Effective Proactive of Structural Identification” Catbas, F.N., Kijewski-Correa, Aktan, A.E. (editors), A Special Book Publication, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) (accepted), ISNB TBA, 2012
  • “Topics on the Dynamics of Civil Structures” Caicedo, J.M.; Catbas, F.N.; Cunha, A.; Racic, V.; Reynolds, P.; Salyards, K. (Eds.) (editors), Society for Experimental Mechanics Series, Vol. 26 (accepted), Springer, ISBN 978-1-4614-2412-3, 2012,
  • Gul, M., and Catbas, F. N. (2012). “ Chapter 10: Signal Processing for Sensing and Monitoring Civil Infrastructure Systems,” Intelligent Sensor Networks: Across Sensing, Signal Processing, and Machine Learning - Taylor & Francis LLC, CRC Press, 2012, Fei Hu and Qi Hao, eds. CRC Press / Taylor & Francis (invited, submitted)
  • Catbas, F. N. “Structural Health Monitoring – Interpretation and Needs” in Structural Health Monitoring of Civil Infrastructure Systems, Woodhead Publishing Limited Abington Hall, Granta Park, Great Abington, Cambridge, edited Vistasp Karbhari and Farhad Ansari, (ISBN 1-84569-392-2), pages 1-39, 2009
  • Catbas, F.N. and Aktan, A.E., “Development of a Monitoring System for a Long-Span Cantilever Truss Bridge,” in Structural Health Monitoring Encyclopedia, Wiley Publishers, New York, editors C. Boller, F.-K. Chang, Y. Fujino, (ISBN: 978-0-470-05822-0), pages 2077-2088, 2009


PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  • Gokce, H.B. Gul, M. and Catbas, F.N., (2011) “Implementation of Structural Health Monitoring for Bridges,” Journal of Transportation Research Record, 2011 (accepted)
  • Gokce, H.B. Catbas, F.N., Gul, M. and Frangopol, D.M. (2011) “Structural Identification for Performance Prediction by Considering Uncertainties through a Family of Models,” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 2011 (accepted)
  • Catbas, F.N., Gokce, H.B. and Gul, M. (2011) “Non-parametric Analysis of Structural Health Monitoring Data for Identification and Localization of Changes: Concept, Lab and Real Life Studies,” Structural Health Monitoring Journal 2011 (minor revisions sent for re-review)
  • Catbas, F.N., Gokce, H.B. and Frangopol, D.M. (2011) “Predictive Analysis by Incorporating Uncertainty through a Family of Models Calibrated with Structural Health Monitoring Data,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 2011 (accepted)
  • Catbas, F.N., Zaurin, R., Gul, M. and Gokce, B. (2011) “Sensor networks, Computer Imaging and Unit Influence Lines for Structural Health Monitoring: A Case Study for Bridge Load Rating,” Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, 2011(accepted)
  • Catbas, F.N., Gokce, H.B. and Gul, M. (2011) “A Practical Methodology for Load Rating of Existing Highway Bridges: Demonstration on Reinforced Concrete T-Beam Bridges,” Journal of Bridge Engineering, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0000284, ASCE, 2011 (in print)
  • Gokce, H.B., Catbas, F.N., and Dan M. Frangopol (2011) “System Reliability and Load Rating Evaluation of a Movable Bridge,” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2251, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2011, pp. 114–122. DOI: 10.3141/2251-12
  • Gul, M. and Catbas, F. N. (2011) “Structural Health Monitoring and Damage Assessment using a Novel Time Series Analysis Methodology with Sensor Clustering”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Elsevier, 330 (6), p.1196, Mar 2011.
  • Gul, M. and Catbas, F.N. (2011) “Damage Assessment with Ambient Vibration Data using a Novel Time Series Analysis Methodology,” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 2011 Vol. 137, No. 12, pp.1518-1526, December 1, 2011
  • Catbas, F.N, Gokce HB, Gul M and Frangopol DM (2011) “Movable bridges: condition, modelling and damage simulations.” Institution of Civil Engineers – Bridge Engineering 164(3): 145–155, doi: 10.1680/ bren.2011.164.3.145.
  • Shmerling, R.Z. and Catbas, F.N. (2010), “Visualization, Finite Element Modeling and Analysis of Aerial Guideways,” Structure and Infrastructure Engineering Journal, SIE, Structure and Infrastructure Engineering: Maintenance, Management, Life-Cycle Design and Performance, Volume 6, Issue 4, First published 2010, Pages 447 – 465.
  • Zaurin, R. and Catbas, F.N., (2011) "Structural Health Monitoring Using Computer Vision and Influence Lines” Structural Health Monitoring Journal, SAGE Publications, Volume 10 Issue 3 May 2011 pp. 309 - 332 (first published on June 28, 2010 as doi:10.1177/1475921710373290)
  • Zaurin, R. and Catbas, F.N. (2010), “Integration of Computer Imaging and Sensor Data for Structural Health Monitoring of Bridges,” Journal of Smart Materials & Structures, 2010 (19) (2010) 015019 (15pp)
  • Gul, M. and Catbas, F. N. “Statistical Pattern Recognition for Structural Health Monitoring using Time Series Modeling: Theory and Experimental Verifications”, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Volume 23, Issue 7, October 2009, Pages 2192-2204, Elsevier, 2009.
  • Shmerling, R.Z. and Catbas, F.N., “Load Rating and Reliability Analysis of An Aerial Guideways,” Journal of Bridge Engineering, Volume 14, Issue 4, pp. 247-256 (July/August 2009) ASCE, 2009.
  • Catbas, F.N., Gul, M., Burkett, J. “Damage assessment using flexibility and flexibility-based curvature for structural health monitoring,,” Journal of Smart Materials & Systems, Vol 17, 015024, 12 pp, 2008.
  • Catbas, F.N., Susoy, M., Frangopol, D., “Structural Health Monitoring and Reliability Estimation: Long Span Truss Bridge Application with Environmental Monitoring Data,” Journal of Engineering Structures, Elsevier, Volume 30, pages 2347-2359, 2008.
  • Catbas, F.N., Gul, M., Burkett, J. “Conceptual Damage-Sensitive Features for Structural Health Monitoring: Laboratory and Field Demonstrations,” J. of Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Elsevier, Journal of Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 22, 1650-1669, 2008.
  • Gul, M. and Catbas, F.N., “Ambient Vibration Data Analysis for Structural Identification and Global Condition Assessment,” J. of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol 134, No 8, pp. 650-662, 2008.
  • Catbas, F.N., Ciloglu, S.K., Hasancebi, O., Grimmelsman, K.A.and Aktan, A.E. "Limitations in Structural Identification of Large Constructed Structures," J. of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol 133, Issue 8, pp.1051-1066, 2007.
  • Catbas, F.N., Susoy*, M. and Kapucu, N. “Structural Health Monitoring for Improving Transportation Security: Case Study for Bridges,” Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Volume 3, Issue 4, 2006.
  • Catbas, F.N., Grimmelsman*, K.A., Ciloglu*, S.K., Burgos-Gil, I. and Coll-Borgo,M., "Static and Dynamic Testing of a Concrete T-beam Bridge Before and After Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Retrofit", Transportation Research Record (TRR), Journal of the Transportation Research Board, ISSN 0361-1981, Issue 1976, 2006, pp.77-87.
  • Catbas, F.N., Brown, D.L., and Aktan, A.E. “Use of Modal Flexibility for Damage Detection and Condition Assessment: Case Studies and Demonstrations on Large Structures,” Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol.132, No 11, pp.1699-1712, 2006
  • Catbas, F. N., Ciloglu, and Aktan, A. E., “Strategies for Condition Assessment of Infrastructure Populations: A Case Study on T-beam Bridges,” Structure and Infrastructure Engineering Journal, SIE, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp.221-238, 2005.
  • Catbas, F.N., Aktan, A.E., Brown, D.L., "Parameter Estimation for Multiple Input Multiple Output Analysis of Large Structures," Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol.130, No.8, pp.921-930, August 2004.
  • Catbas, F.N., Grimmelsman, K.A., Barrish, R.A., A.E. Aktan, "NDE of Tuned-Mass-Damper Type Vibration Absorbers using Vibration Signatures," Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 15, No.6, pp.557-566, 2003.
  • Catbas, F.N. and Aktan, A.E. "Condition and Damage Assessment: Issues and Some Promising Indices", Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol.128, No. 8, pp.1026-1036, 2002.
  • Aktan, A.E., Catbas, F.N., Grimmelsman, K.A. and Tsikos, C.J. "Health Monitoring of Large Infrastructure Systems for Management", ASCE, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, v126, n7, 2000.
  • Aktan, A.E., Grimmelsman, K.A., Barrish, R.A., Catbas, F.N., and Tsikos, C.J. "Structural Identification of a Long Span Truss Bridge", Transportation Research Record (TRR), Journal of the Transportation Research Board also presented at the 5th International Bridge Engineering Conference, Apr 3-5 2000, Tampa, FL, p 210-218.
  • Aktan, A. E., Catbas, F.N., Turer, A. and Zhang, Z., "Structural Identification: Analytical Arts", Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol.124, No.7, July, 1998, p.817- 829.

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS

  • Catbas, F. N., Malekzadeh, M. and Kwon, I.-B. (2012) “Implementation of Robust Regression Algorithm (RRA) to detect structural change using Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) data” International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS 2012. July 8-12, 2012, Lake Como, Italy.
  • Gokce, H.B., Catbas, F.N., Frangopol, D. (2012), “Reliability Prediction based on Family of Models” International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS 2012. July 8-12, 2012, Lake Como, Italy.
  • He X., Catbas, F.N., Hattori, H., Furuta, H., Kawatani, M., Hayashikawa, T. and Matsumoto, T. (2012), “Development of a bridge damage detection approach using vehicle bridge interaction analysis and soft computing methods” International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS 2012. July 8-12, 2012, Lake Como, Italy.
  • Hattori, H. He X., Catbas, F.N., Furuta, H. and Kawatani, M.(2012), “A bridge damage detection approach using vehicle-bridge interaction analysis and Neural Network technique” International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS 2012. July 8-12, 2012, Lake Como, Italy.
  • Hattori, H., Gul, M., Catbas, F.N. and Furuta, H. (2012), “Structural health monitoring and damage detection using AdaBoost technique” International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS 2012. July 8-12, 2012, Lake Como, Italy.
  • Gokce, H.B., Catbas, F.N., Frangopol, D. (2012), “Use of Family of Models for Performance Predictions and Decision Making,” Proceedings of the 29th International Modal Analysis Conference, Jacksonville, FL, January 30 – February 2, 2012.
  • Malekzadeh, M., Gul, M. and Catbas, F.N. (2012), “Use of FBG sensors to detect damage from large amount of dynamic measurements,” Proceedings of the 29th International Modal Analysis Conference, Jacksonville, FL, January 30 – February 2, 2012.
  • Gul, M., Terrell, Levi, M.J. and Catbas, F.N. (2011), “Damage Assessment with Time Series Analysis using Wireless Sensors,” Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Vol 2, pp.831-838, Stanford University, Sept. 13-15, 2011.
  • Terrell, T., Gul, M., Levi, M.J, Kwon, I-B. and Catbas, F.N. (2011), “Modal Analysis and Damage Detection using Ambient Vibration Data from Wireless Sensor Networks,” Proceedings of the International Operational Modal Analysis Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, May 9-11, 2011.
  • Catbas, F.N., Malekzadeh, M. and Kwon, I-B., (2011), “Damage Detection of a 4-Span Bridge Specimen using Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) sensors,” Proceedings of the International Operational Modal Analysis Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, May 9-11, 2011.
  • Kwon, I-B., Malekzadeh, M., Ma, Q. and Catbas, F.N., (2011) “Subsidence Monitoring of Bridge Pier Using FBG Sensor Network,” 2011 World Congress on Advances in Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Seoul, Korea, September 18, 2011-September 23, 2011
  • R.O. Guldiken, O. Onen, M. Gul, and F. N. Catbas, "A structural health monitoring system with ultrasonic MEMS transducers," in SPIE Smart Structures/NDE 2011.
  • Catbas, F. N., Gul, M., and Gokce, H.B (2011) “Identification of Structural Changes on a Movable Bridge”, the International Symposium on Nondestructive Testing of Materials and Structures, NDTMS-2011, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, May 15-18, 2011
  • Terrell, T., Gul, M. and Catbas, F.N. (2011), “Structural Health Monitoring of a Bridge Model Using ARX Models,” Proceedings of the 29th International Modal Analysis Conference, Jacksonville, FL, January 31 – February 3, 2011.
  • Sazak, O., Catbas, F.N. and Gul, M. (2011), “Structural Health Monitoring and Evaluating Structural Performance of a Stadium,” Proceedings of the 29th International Modal Analysis Conference, Jacksonville, FL, January 31 – February 3, 2011.
  • Kwon, I-B., Malekzadeh, M., Ma, Q., Gokce, B., Terrell, T., Fedatov, A. and Catbas, F.N. (2011), “Fiber Optic Sensor Installation for Monitoring of 4 Span Model Bridge in UCF,” Proceedings of the 29th International Modal Analysis Conference, Jacksonville, FL, January 31 – February 3, 2011.
  • Catbas, F. N. (2010), “Mentoring Graduate Students,” Faculty Focus, Vol. 10, No.2, Aug 2010, p.6-7.
  • Catbas, F. N., Sardinas, A. O., Gul, M., and Gokce, H.B (2010) “Heavy Movable Structure Health Monitoring: Case Study on a Bascule Bridge in Ft. Lauderdale”. 13th Biennial Movable Bridge Symposium, October 25-28, 2010. Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Kwon, ll-Bum, Hwang, D., Catbas, F.N. and Chung, Y. (2010) “Fiber-optic distributed-temperature sensor using reflected anti-Stokes Raman scattering with novel auto-correction method” Special Symposium on Structural Health Monitoring at Engineering Mechanics Institute (abstract only and presentation), Los Angeles, August 8-11, 2010
  • Guldiken, R., Onen, O., Davis, L., Gul, M. and Catbas, F.N. (2010) “A Non-destructive Ultrasonic MEMS Structural Health Monitoring System” Special Symposium on Structural Health Monitoring at Engineering Mechanics Institute (abstract only and presentation), Los Angeles, August 8-11, 2010
    Zaurin, R. and F. N. Catbas (2010) “Structural Health Monitoring for Damage Detection based on
  • Integration of Computer Imaging and Sensor Data”. International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS 2010. July 11-15, 2010. Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
  • Catbas, F. N., Gokce, H.B., Dumlupinar, T., Zaurin, R., Gul, M., Terrell, T., Harper, D., Frangopol, D.M. (2010) “Maintenance Monitoring System Design of a Movable Bridge”. International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS 2010. July 11-15, 2010. Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Gul, M., and Catbas, F.N. (2010) “Damage Detection using a Novel Time Series Methodology:
  • Application to the Z24 Bridge Data” International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS 2010. July 11-15, 2010. Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
  • Dumlupinar, T., H.B., Mackie, K.R., Catbas, F. N., Gokce, Frangopol, D.M. (2010) “Uncertainty and Reliability Analysis Using Monitoring Data and Artificial Neural Network (ANN) Calibration” International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS 2010. July 11-15, 2010. Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
  • Moon, F., Catbas, F.N.,and Frangopol, D.M. and Aktan, A.E. (2010), “Leveraging St-Id for Decision-Making,” Proceedings of the ASCE Structures Congress, Orlando, Florida, May 12-14 2010.
  • Catbas, F.N., Gul, M., Gokce, B., Dumlupinar, T., and Zaurin, R. (2010), “Use of Statistical Analysis, Computer Vision and Reliability for Structural Health Monitoring ,” Proceedings of the ASCE Structures Congress, Orlando, Florida, May 12-14 2010.
  • Catbas, F.N., Zaurin, R., Gul,M., Sardinas, A., Dumlupinar, T., Gokce, B., and Terrell, T. (2010), “Heavy Movable Structure Health Monitoring: A Case Study with A Movable Bridge in Florida ,” Proceedings of the ASCE Structures Congress, Orlando, Florida, May 12-14 2010.
  • Catbas, F.N.,Moon, F. and Aktan, A.E. (2010), “An Integrated View for St-ID of Civil Infrastructure Systems: An Overview of a Collaborative Effort,” Proceedings of the ASCE Structures Congress, Orlando, Florida, May 12-14 2010.
  • Zaurin, R. and Catbas, F.N., (2010) "Integration of Computer Imaging and Sensor Networks for Structural Health Monitoring: A Case Study for Load Rating", Proceedings of Transportation Research Board, 89th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Jan 10-14, 2010.
  • Catbas, F.N., Gokce, H. B. and Gul, M. (2010) "Load Rating Using A Practical Analysis and Testing Method for Existing Reinforced Concrete T-Beam Bridges", Proceedings of Transportation Research Board, 89th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Jan 10-14, 2010.
  • Catbas, F.N., Dumlupinar, T., Gokce, H. B., Gul, M. and Zaurin, R.(2010) "Structural Health Monitoring Case Study on a Movable Bridge", Proceedings of Transportation Research Board, 89th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Jan 10-14, 2010.
  • Catbas, F.N. Gul, M. and Sazak, H. O.(2010), “Dynamic Testing and Analysis of a Football Stadium ,” Proceedings of the 28th International Modal Analysis Conference, Jacksonville, FL, February 1 – February 4, 2010.
  • Gul, M. and Catbas, F.N. (2010), “Damage Detection With Ambient Vibration Data Using Time Series Modeling,” Proceedings of the 28th International Modal Analysis Conference, Jacksonville, FL, February 1 – February 4, 2010.
  • Zaurin, R. and Catbas, F.N. (2010), “Computer Vision for Structural Health Monitoring and Damage Detection of Bridges,” Proceedings of the 28th International Modal Analysis Conference, Jacksonville, FL, February 1 – February 4, 2010.
  • Dumlupinar, T., Gokce, H.B., Catbas, F.N., Frangopol, D. M. (2010), “Time-variant Reliability and Load Rating of a Movable Bridge Using Structural Health Monitoring,” Proceedings of the 28th International Modal Analysis Conference, Jacksonville, FL, February 1 – February 4, 2010.
  • Catbas, F.N., Gul, M. and Zaurin, R. (2009) Integration of Fundamental–Applied Studies and Laboratory–Field Demonstrations for Structural Health Monitoring of Transportation Infrastructure", Developing a Research Agenda for Transportation Infrastructure Preservation and Renewal Conference, presentation and poster, Keck Center of the National Academies Washington, D.C., November 12–13, 2009
  • Gul, M. and Catbas, F. N. (2009) “A Novel Time Series Analysis Methodology for Damage Assessment”, The Fifth International Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology, July30-Aug 1, Boston, MA.
  • Dere, Y. and Catbas, F.N. (2009) “Modeling and Boundary Parameter Estimation of a Bridge-like Structural Steel Frame” Proceedings of the International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR), Osaka, Japan, Sept. 13-17, 2009.
  • Catbas, F.N., Gokce, H.B. and Frangopol, D.M. (2009) “Laboratory Studies to Explore Uncertainty Quantification for Systems-based SHM” Proceedings of the International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR), Osaka, Japan, Sept. 13-17, 2009.
  • Catbas, F.N. and Gokce, H.B. (2009), “A Novel Approach to Analyze Existing Bridges Efficiently,” Proceedings of the ASCE Structures Congress, Performance of Structures, Austin, Texas, April 30-May 2, 2009.
  • Catbas, F.N., Gul, M, Zaurin, R., Terrell, T., Dere, Y., Ansley, M., Frangopol, D., Grimmelsman, K.A. (2009), “Structural Health Monitoring of Bridges: Fundamentals, Application Case Study and Organizational Considerations,” Proceedings of the ASCE Structures Congress, Performance of Structures, Austin, Texas, April 30-May 2, 2009.
  • Gul, M. and Catbas, F.N. (2009), “A Modified Time Series Analysis for Identification, Localization and Quantification of Damage,” Proceedings of the 27th International Modal Analysis Conference, Orlando, FL, Feb. 9-Feb.12, 2009.
  • Gokce, H. B. and Catbas, F.N. (2009), “Using Dynamic Characteristics of Bridges for Practical Analysis with Distribution Factors,” Proceedings of the 27th International Modal Analysis Conference, Orlando, FL, Feb. 9-Feb.12, 2009.
  • Zaurin, R. and Catbas, F.N. (2009), “Computer Vision and Sensor Fusion Structural Health Monitoring Framework, with Emphasis in Unit Influence Line Analysis,” Proceedings of the 27th International Modal Analysis Conference, Orlando, FL, Feb. 9-Feb.12, 2009.
  • Gul, M. and Catbas, F.N. (2009), “Dynamic Response Monitoring and Correlation to Crowd Movement at Football Stadium,” Proceedings of the 27th International Modal Analysis Conference, Orlando, FL, Feb. 9-Feb.12, 2009.
  • Catbas, F.N., Gokce, H.B. and Gul, M. (2009) “A Novel Approach to Analyze Live Load Distribution Factors”, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board, 88th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Jan 11-15, 2009.
  • Catbas, F.N., Moon, F.L. and Aktan, A.E (2008), “Structural Identification of Constructed Systems: An Integrated Approach by the ASCE Committee,” Proceedings of the ASCE Structures Congress, Performance of Structures, Vancouver, Canada, April 21-24, 2008.
  • Catbas, F.N., and Frangopol, D.M., “Systems-based Monitoring Approaches for Improved Infrastructure Management under Uncertainty: Novel Approach,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS, Seoul, Korea, July, 13-17, 2008.
  • Catbas, F.N., Frangopol, D.M. and Aktan, A.E (2008), “Integrative Research Supporting Decision Making for Bridges,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS, Seoul, Korea, July, 13-17, 2008.
  • Gul, M. and Catbas, F.N. (2008), “Modal flexibility and curvature for damage assessment: Laboratory demonstrations,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS, Seoul, Korea, July, 13-17, 2008.
  • Zaurin, R. and Catbas, F.N. (2008), “Benchmark Studies for Structural Health Monitoring using Computer Vision,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS, Seoul, Korea, July, 13-17, 2008.
  • Dere, Y. and Catbas, F.N. (2008), “Boundary Condition Parameter Estimation for Structural Identification,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS, Seoul, Korea, July, 13-17, 2008.
  • Catbas, F. N., Gul, M., Zaurin, R., Gokce, H. B., Maier, D., Terrell, T. (2008), “Structural Health Monitoring for Life Cycle Management of Bridges”, Proceedings of the Workshop for Life-Cycle Civil Engineering, June 11-14, Varenna, Lake Como, Italy, published in Taylor & Francis Group, London, ISBN 978-0-415-46857-2 p.613-619
  • Susoy, M., Catbas, F.N. and Frangopol, D.M. (2008), “Evaluation of Time-Variant Bridge Reliability Using Structural Health Monitoring,” Proceedings of the 26th International Modal Analysis Conference, Orlando, FL, Feb. 4-Feb.7, 2008.
  • Zaurin, R. and Catbas, F.N. (2008), “Demonstration of a Computer Vision and Sensor Fusion Structural Health Monitoring Framework on UCF 4-span Bridge,” Proceedings of the 26th International Modal Analysis Conference, Orlando, FL, Feb. 4-Feb.7, 2008.
  • Gul, M. and Catbas, F.N. (2008), “Statistical Pattern Recognition Applications for Damage Detection,” Proceedings of the 26th International Modal Analysis Conference, Orlando, FL, Feb. 4-Feb.7, 2008.
  • Susoy, M., Zaurin, R. and Catbas, F.N., “Reliability of a Movable Bridge By Means of a Field Calibrated Model”, Transportation Research Record (TRR), Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2007
  • Catbas, F.N. Zaurin, R., Susoy, M. and Frangopol, D.M. (2007) “System Reliability-Based Structural Health Monitoring with FEM Simulation” Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, November 13-16, 2007, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Aktan , A.E., Moon , F.L., and Catbas, F.N. (2007) “Long-Term Vision for the ASCE Technical Committee: Structural Identification of Constructed Systems” Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, November 13-16, 2007, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Susoy, M., Catbas, F.N., Frangopol, D.M. (2007) “Structural Health Monitoring Development using System Reliability”, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP10), July 31-August 3, 2007, Kashiwa Campus, The University of Tokyo.
  • Catbas, F.N. and Frangopol, D.M. (2007) “Concepts and Issues of Structural Health Monitoring for Structural Reliability and Decision Making”, Proceedings of the World Forum on Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology, Edited by B.F. Spencer Jr, M. Tomizuka, C.B. Yun. W.M. Chen, R.W. Chen, May 22-27, 2007, Chongqing and Nanjing, China, Taylor and Francis Publishers, ISBN: 978-0-415-46845-9.
  • Zaurin, R. and Catbas, F.N. (2007) “Issues in Using Video Images for Structural Health Monitoring”, Proceedings of the World Forum on Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology, May 22-27, 2007, Chongqing and Nanjing, China.
  • Francoforte, K. and Catbas, F.N. (2007) “Non-destructive Testing for Structural Identification,” Proceedings of the 16th Annual American Society of Non-Destructive Testing (ASNT) Research Symposium, March 26-30, 2007, Orlando, Florida
  • Caicedo, JM, Catbas, F.N., Gul, M, Zaurin, R. (2007), “Phase I of the Benchmark Problem for Bridge Health Monitoring: Numerical Data,” Proceedings of the 18th Engineering Mechanics Division Conference of the ASCE, June 3-6, 2007, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.
  • Gul, M., Catbas, F. N. and Georgiopoulos, M. (2007). "Application of Pattern Recognition Techniques to Identify Structural Change in a Laboratory Specimen". Proceedings of the SPIE Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring Conference San Diego, CA, March 18-22.
  • Zaurin, R. and Catbas, F.N. (2007), “Computer Vision Oriented Framework for Structural Health Monitoring of Bridges,” Proceedings of the 25th International Modal Analysis Conference, Orlando, FL, Feb. 19-Feb.22, 2007
  • Susoy, M. and Catbas, F.N. (2007), “System Reliability-based Structural Health Monitoring with FEM Simulation,” Proceedings of the 25th International Modal Analysis Conference, Orlando, FL, Feb. 19-Feb.22, 2007
  • Francoforte, K., Gul, M. and Catbas, F.N. (2007), “Parameter Estimation Using Sensor Fusion and Model Updating,” Proceedings of the 25th International Modal Analysis Conference, Orlando, FL, Feb. 19-Feb.22, 2007
  • Susoy, M., Zaurin, R. and Catbas, F.N., “Development of a Structural Health Monitoring Framework for the Movable Bridges in Florida,” Proceedings of the 85th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, TRB, Washington DC, 2007
  • Catbas, F.N., Caicedo, J.M. and Dyke, S. J. (2006), “Development of a Benchmark Problem for Bridge Health Monitoring,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS, Porto, Portugal, July, 16-19, 2006.
  • Susoy*, M., Catbas, F.N., Frangopol, D. (2006), “Implementation of Structural Reliability Concepts for Structural Health Monitoring,” Proceedings of the World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, 11-13 July 2006, San Diego, California.
  • Caicedo, J.M., Catbas, F.N., Gul*, M., Zaurin*, R. and Dyke, S.J. (2006), “Benchmark Problem for Bridge Health Monitoring: Definition Paper,” Proceedings of the World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, 11-13 July 2006, San Diego, California.
  • Susoy*, M., Babenko*, P. and Catbas, F.N. (2006) “Implementation of Bridge Health Monitoring for Integrated Management,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Bridge Management Systems, Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation, March 21-23 , 2006. Cairo, Egypt
  • Gul*, M. and Catbas, F.N. (2006) “Parameter Estimation of a Variable Mass and Stiffness System Using Complex Mode Indicator Function,” Proceedings of the 24th International Modal Analysis Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, Jan..30-Feb.2, 2006.
  • Gul*, M. and Catbas, F.N. (2005) “Dynamic Testing and Parameter Identification of a Cantilever Type, Variable Length Structure”, Proceedings of International Workshop on Smart Materials and Structures, Cansmart 2005, 13-14 October, 2005, Toronto, Canada, pp.113-121.
  • Susoy*, M. and Catbas, F.N. (2005) “Integrating Structural Health Monitoring and Information Technology for Efficient Bridge Management,” Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Nov.16-18 , 2005. Shenzhen, China
  • Aktan, A.E., Ciloglu*, S.K., Grimmelsman*, K.A, Pan*, Q. and Catbas, F.N. (2005) “Opportunities and challenges in health monitoring of constructed systems by modal analysis” Keynote Speech, and to be Published in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures, EVACES, October 26-28, 2005, Bordeaux, France, 2005.
  • Catbas, F.N., Gul*, M., Burkett*, J. and Susoy*, M. (2005), “Investigation of System Identification Methods for Structural Health Monitoring: Studies on a Physical Grid Model,” Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford University, Sept. 12-14, 2005.
  • Burkett*, J. and Catbas, F.N.(2005), “Structural Condition Assessment: Numerical and Laboratory Studies,” Proceedings of the The 3rd International Conference on Structural Stability and Dynamics June 19-22, 2005, Kissimmee, Florida.
  • Gul*, M. and Catbas, F.N. (2005), “Structural System Identification: Evaluation of Two Methods and Example Applications,” Proceedings of the The 3rd International Conference on Structural Stability and Dynamics June 19-22, 2005, Kissimmee, Florida.
  • Braswell*, T. and Catbas, F.N. (2005), “Model Updating using MSC NASTRAN Optimization and Correlation Using MTS/Test,” Proceedings of the The 3rd International Conference on Structural Stability and Dynamics June 19-22, 2005, Kissimmee, Florida.
  • Shmerling*, R. and Catbas, F.N. (2005), “Condition Assessment of Pre-stressed Concrete Transit Guideways for Decision Making,” Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Life-Cycle Cost Analysis and Design of Civil Infrastructure Systems, Cocoa Beach, Florida, May 8-11, 2005.
  • Catbas, F.N., and Aktan, A.E. "Some Issues in Condition Assessment of Large Structures Using Dynamic Measurements” Proceedings of SPIE, Smart Systems for Bridges, Structures, and Highways-Smart Structures and Materials, Mar 7-10, 2005, Volume 5769, pp.101-110.
    Burkett*, J. and Catbas, F.N. (2005), “Laboratory Benchmark Studies for Health Monitoring and Condition
  • Assessment,” Proceedings of the 23rd International Modal Analysis Conference, Orlando, FL, Jan..31-Feb.3, 2005.
  • Gul*, M. and Catbas, F.N. (2005), “Evaluation of a System Identification Method for Structural Health Monitoring: Theory and Examples,” Proceedings of the 23rd International Modal Analysis Conference, Orlando, FL, Jan..31-Feb.3, 2005.
  • Ciloglu*, K, Pan*, Q., Grimmelsman*, K., Catbas, F.N. and Aktan , A.E. (2005), “Impact of Excitation on the Success of Operational Mode Analysis,” Proceedings of the 23rd International Modal Analysis Conference, Orlando, FL, Jan..31-Feb.3, 2005.
  • Basharat, A., Catbas, N., Shah, M. (2005) "A Framework for Intelligent Sensor Network with Video Camera for Structural Health Monitoring of Bridges," IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications , vol. 3, pp. 385-389, 2005.
  • Catbas, F.N., Shah, M., Burkett*, J., Basharat*, A., “Challenges in Structural Health Monitoring,” Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Structural Control, Andrew Smyth and Raimondo Betti, Eds., Columbia University, New York, June 10-11,2004, pp.195-202.
  • Catbas, F.N., Ciloglu*, S.K. Grimmelsman*, K.A. and Aktan, A.E. "Laboratory and Field Research for Effective Health Monitoring", Proceedings of the International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS, Kyoto, Japan, October, 19-22,2004.
  • Ciloglu*, S.K., Pan*, Q., Grimmelsman*, K., Catbas, F.N., and Aktan, A.E. "Exploration of Structural identification Tools and Barriers on a Laboratory Model” Proceedings of SPIE, Smart Systems for Bridges, Structures, and Highways-Smart Structures and Materials, Vol. 5395, p. 100-110, Nondestructive Detection and Measurement for Homeland Security II, Mar 15-18, 2004.
  • Catbas, F.N., Ciloglu, S.K. Hasancebi, O. and Aktan, A.E. "Fleet Strategies for Condition Assessment and Its Application for Re-qualification of Pennsylvania's Aged T-beam Bridges", Paper No.02-3890, Proceedings of the 80th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, TRB, Washington DC, 2002.
  • Catbas, F.N., Ciloglu, S.K. Grimmelsman, K.A. and Aktan, A.E. "Issues in Fleet Health Monitoring of Aged Concrete T-Beam Bridges in Pennsylvania", Paper No. 01-3336, Proceedings of the 80th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, TRB, Washington DC, January 7-11, 2001.
  • Catbas, F.N.,Ciloglu*, S.K,, Grimmelsman*, K.A., Pan*, Q., Pervizpour, M. and Aktan, A.E. "Limitations in Structural Identification of Long Span Bridges", Keynote Presentation and Proceedings of the International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring of Bridges / Colloquium on Bridge Vibration, Kitami Institute of Technology, Japan, Sept. 1-2, 2003.
  • Catbas, F.N., Pervizpour, M., Grimmelsman*, K.A. and Aktan, A.E. "The Health Monitoring Paradigm for Infrastructure Systems", Proceedings of the Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring and Diagnostics of Bridge Infrastructure, held in University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, March 7-8, 2003.
  • Catbas, F.N., Pervizpour, M., Grimmelsman*, K.A. and Aktan, A.E. "Health Monitoring of Bridges: Definitions, Scenarios and Possible Benefits", Proceedings of Monitoring and Safety Evaluation of Existing Concrete Structures, fib TG5.1, July 19, 2002, Vienna, Austria.
  • Catbas, F.N. and Aktan, A.E., "Modal Analysis for Damage Identification: Past Experiences and Swiss Z-24 Bridge ", Proceedings of the 20th International Modal Analysis Conference, Los Angeles, CA, Feb. 4-7, 2002.
  • Aktan, A.E., Catbas, F.N., Grimmelsman*, K., Pervizpour, M., Curtis*, J., Shen*, K. and Qin*, X., “Health monitoring for effective management of infrastructure,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 4696, p. 17-29, Smart Structures and Materials 2002: Smart Systems for Bridges, Structures, and Highways; S.-C. Liu, Darryll J. Pines; Eds, 2002
  • Aktan, A.E., Catbas, F.N., Grimmelsman*, K., Pervizpour, M., Curtis*, J., Shen*, K. and Qin*, X., “A Theory of Health Monitoring for Highway Bridges,” Paper invited for presentation and publication First International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management IABMAS, Barcelona, 14 – 17 July, 2002.
  • Catbas, F.N., Ciloglu*, K., Celebioglu*, A., Popovics, J.S. and Aktan, A.E., “Fleet Monitoring of Large Populations: Aged Concrete T-Beam Bridges in Pennsylvania,” in Health Monitoring of Civil Infrastructure Systems, Proceedings of SPIE, Mar 5-7 2001, Vol 4337, pp. 500-509.
  • Ciloglu*, S.K., Catbas, F.N., Pervizpour, M., Wang, A., and Aktan, A.E. "Structural identification of phenomenological physical models with controlled mechanisms of uncertainty", Proceedings of SPIE, Smart Systems for Bridges, Structures, and Highways-Smart Structures and Materials, Mar 5-7 2001, Vol.4330, pp. 165-178.
  • Aktan, A.E., Pervizpour, M., Catbas, N., Grimmelsman*, K., Barrish*, R., Curtis* J., and Qin*. X., (2001), “Information Technology Research for Health Monitoring of Bridge Systems,” July 4-6, 2001, London, UK. Structural Faults & Repair 2001.
  • Catbas, F.N., Ciloglu, S.K. Grimmelsman, K.A. and Aktan, A.E. "Issues in Fleet Health Monitoring of Aged Concrete T-Beam Bridges in Pennsylvania", Paper No. 01-3336, Proceedings of the 80th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, TRB, Washington DC, January 7-11, 2001.
  • Catbas, F.N. and, Aktan, A.E., "Modal Analysis for Bridge Health Monitoring", Proceedings of the ASCE Structures Congress, Vibratory Effects on Bridges Session, Philadelphia, PA 2000.
  • Catbas, F.N., Grimmelsman*, K.A. and Aktan, A.E. "Structural Identification of the Commodore Barry Bridge", Proceedings of SPIE, Nondestructive Evaluation of Highways, Utilities, and Pipelines IV, Mar 7-Mar 9, 2000, Newport Beach, CA, Vol. 3995, pp. 84-97.
  • Catbas, F.N., Grimmelsman*, K.A. and, Aktan, A.E., "Bridge Health Monitoring for Structural Performance", Structural Materials Technology: An NDT Conference, Atlantic City, NJ, 2000.
  • Qin*, X., Aktan, A.E., Grimmelsman*, K, Catbas, F.N., Barrish*, R, Pervizpour, M, Kulcu*, E., “Distributed Internet-Based Multi-Agent Intelligent Infrastructure system,” NIST Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems Workshop, Gaithersburg, MD August 14-16, 2000
  • A.E. Aktan, M. Pervizpour, F.N. Catbas , R. Barrish*, K. Grimmelsman*, X. Qin*, E. Kulcu*, K. Ciloglu, J. Curtis*, G. von Haza-Radlitz*, “Integrated Field, Theoretical And Laboratory Research For Solving Large Systems Identification Problems,” Keynote address invited for presentation and published in the Proceedings of Advances in Structural Dynamics Conference, Hong Kong, December 13-15, 2000.
  • Aktan, A.E., Catbas, F.N., Pervizpour, M., Kulcu*, E., Grimmelsman*, K., Barrish*, R. and Qin*, X., “Real-Time Bridge Health-Monitoring For Management,” Paper invited for presentation and published in the Proceedings of The Second Workshop on Advanced Technologies in Urban Earthquake Disaster Mitigation, DPRI, Kyoto University, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan, July 11-13, 2000.
  • A.E. Aktan, F.N. Catbas, M. Pervizpour, R. Barrish*, K. Grimmelsman*, “Field, Theoretical and Laboratory Research For Systems Identification of Civil Infrastructure Systems,” Advances in Civil Engineering, IV. International Congress, Eastern Mediterranean University, 1-3 November 2000.
    von Haza-Radlitz*, G., Ciloglu*, K., Pervizpour, M., Barrish*, R., Grimmelsman*, K., Catbas, F. N. and
  • Aktan, A.E., “Information Technology Issues In Fleet Health Monitoring,” Paper Invited for Workshop on Present and Future of Health Monitoring, Bauhaus University, Weimar, Sep. 2000, Proceedings, pp: 173-190, Aedificatio Publishers, D-79104 Freiburg, 2000.
  • Catbas, F.N., Lenett, M.S., Hunt, V.J., Brown, D.L., and Aktan, A.E." Modal Analysis as a Bridge Health-Monitoring Tool", Proceedings of the 17th International Modal Analysis Conference, Kissimmee, Florida, 1999, p. 1230-1235.
  • Catbas, F.N. and, Aktan, A.E." Ambient Vibration Testing at A Long Span Bridge: Objectives and Challenges", Proceedings of the 17th International Modal Analysis Conference, Kissimmee, Florida, 1999, p.166-170.
  • Catbas, F.N., Grimmelsman*, K.A., Barrish*, R., Kulcu*, E., Tsikos, C. and, Aktan, A.E." Structural Identification and Health-Monitoring of a Long Span Cantilever Truss Bridge", Proceedings, Second International Workshop on Structural Health-Monitoring, Stanford, CA, Technomic Publishing, 1999 pp.417-429.
  • Aktan, A.E., Catbas, F.N., Grimmelsman, K.A. and Tsikos, C.J. "Information Technology Issues For Infrastructure Health Monitoring", 13th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Division Conference, The Department of Civil Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, June13-16,1999.
  • Aktan, A.E., Catbas, F.N., Grimmelsman, K.A. and Tsikos, C.J. "Health Monitoring for Infrastructure Management ", Proceedings of SPIE, Smart Structures and Materials - Smart Systems for Bridges, Structures, and Highways, 1999, v 3671, p 135-142.
  • Lenett, M.S., Catbas, F.N., Aktan, A.E., Hunt, V.J., Helmicki, A.J. and Brown, D.L. "Condition Assessment of Commissioned Infrastructure Using Modal Analysis and Flexibility", Proceedings of the 17th International Modal Analysis Conference, Kissimmee, Florida, 1999, 1251-1259.
  • Catbas, F.N., Grimmelsman, K.G., Aktan, A.E., and Levi, A., "Objective Condition Assessment of Bridges", Seismic Safety of Big Cities, Earthquake Prognostics World Forum, Istanbul, Sept.21-25, 1998.
  • Catbas, F.N., Aktan, A.E., Allemang, R.J., Brown, D.L., " A Correlation Function for Spatial Locations of Scaled Mode Shapes: Coordinate Modal Error Function (COMEF)", Proceedings of the 16th International Modal Analysis Conference, Santa Barbara, California, 1998, p. 1550- 1555.
  • Catbas, F.N., Lenett, M., Aktan, A.E., Brown, D.L., Helmicki, A.J., Hunt, V., "Damage Detection and Condition Assessment of Seymour Bridge", Proceedings of the 16th International Modal Analysis Conference, Santa Barbara, California, 1998, p.1694-1702.
  • Aktan, A.E., Helmicki, A.J., Brown, D.L., Dalal, V., Levi, A., Hunt, V., Lenett, M., Catbas, F.N., Turer, A., Tankut, T., "Structural Identification and Health Monitoring of an Instrumented Highway Bridge", Structural Engineers World Conference, Paper Reference: T118-1, July, 18-23, 1998
  • Hunt, V. J.; Turer, A., Gao, Y., Levi, A., Helmicki, A. J.; Barrish, R., Catbas N., Grimmelsman, K., Aktan, A. E. “Instrumented monitoring and nondestructive evaluation of highway bridges,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 3400, p. 472-481, Structural Materials Technology III: An NDT Conference, Ronald D. Medlock; David C. Laffrey; Eds, March 1998.
  • Catbas, F.N., Lenett, M., Brown, D.L., Doebling, S.W. and Farrar,C.R., "Modal Analysis of Multi-Reference Impact Test Data for Steel Stringer Bridges", Proceedings of the 15th International Modal Analysis Conference, Orlando, Florida, 1997, p.381-391.
  • Lenett, M., Catbas, F.N., Hunt, V., Aktan, A.E., Brown, D.L., "Issues in Multi-Reference Impact Testing of Steel Stringer Bridges", Proceedings of the 15th International Modal Analysis Conference, Orlando, Florida, 1997, p. 374-380.
  • Aktan, A.E., Helmicki, A.J., Hunt, V.J., Catbas, F.N., Lenett, M., Levi, A., "Structural Identification For Condition Assessment of Civil Infrastructure", Proceedings of the American Control Conference, The American Automatic Control Council, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 4-6, 1997, p. 873-877.
  • Aktan, A.E., Dalal, V., Helmicki, A., Hunt, V., Lenett, M., Catbas, F.N. and Levi, A., "Objective Bridge Condition Assessment for Serviceability", Paper presented at and published in the Proceedings of Nondestructive Evaluation of Civil Structures and Materials, pp: 183-198, Sponsored by NSF, Boulder, Sep. 9-11, 1996.
  • Lenett, M., Catbas, F.N., Hunt, V., Aktan, A.E., Helmicki, A.J., Shelley, S.J., "Bridge Type Specific Management of Steel Stringer Bridges in Ohio", Proceedings of the 8th International Congress on Experimental and Numerical Mechanics, Nashville, Tennessee, June, 10-13, 1996.
  • Catbas, F.N. and Yuva, Y., "Modeling of Frame-Wall Systems for Lateral Loads", Fourth Symposium on Computer Applications in Civil Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, 1993.

 

REPORTS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS

  • Gul, M., Gokce, H.B. and Catbas, F.N. (2011) “Long Term Bridge Maintenance Monitoring Demonstration on a Movable Bridge,” Final Report to Florida Department of Transportation, Contract No. BDK78 977-07, 70 pages.
  • Wanieslista, M., Minareci, M., Catbas, F. N, Hardin, M. (2011), “ Green Roofs and Wind Loading,” Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Project Number: WM 934, 207 pages.
  • Catbas, F.N., Gul, M.,Zaurin, R., Gokce, H.B., Terrell, T., Dumlupinar, T. and Maier, D. (2010) “Long Term Bridge Maintenance Monitoring Demonstration on a Movable Bridge,” Final Report to Florida Department of Transportation, Contract No. BD548-23, 209 pages.
  • Catbas, F.N. (2009) “Workshop to Discuss the Establishment of a New Center - Center for Technology Research for Infrastructure and Transportation Systems (CENTRIS)” Workshop Report, University of Central Florida, April 22, 2009
  • Catbas, F.N. and Braswell, T.E. (2008) “System Dynamics of Coupled Spacecraft and Launch Vehicle,” Final Report to Florida Space Grant Consortium (FSGC), Research ID: 1042576, 202 pages.
  • Gul, M. and Catbas, F.N. (2007) “Identification and Monitoring of Critical Performance Metrics for Coupled Structures,” Report for the Space Research Initiative, 21 pages.
  • Catbas, F.N., Zaurin, R., Susoy, M., and Gul, M. (2007) “Integrative Information System Design for Florida Department of Transportation – A Framework for Structural Health Monitoring of Movable Bridges,” Final Report to Florida Department of Transportation, Contract No. BD548-RPWO#11, 231 pages.
  • Catbas, F. N. “Data Management, Information Generation and Reporting for Structural Health Monitoring” Chapter for Course Notes, Sponsored by International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Shenzen, China, Nov. 15, 2005, pp.105-119.
  • Catbas, F.N. “Brooklyn Bridge Modal Parameter Estimation Methodology and Results,” Report Submitted to Drexel University, February 2005, 24 pages.
  • Catbas, F.N. “Health Monitoring for Proactive Evaluation of Structural Systems,” Final Report to Office of Research and Commercialization, 2005, 10 pages.
  • Catbas, F.N., Grimmelsman, K.A., Ciloglu, S.K., Prader, J., Aktan, A. E. “Static Load Testing and Dynamic Testing of the Bridge 2028 near Cayey,” Report Submitted to Puerto Rico Highway Authority, December 2004, 53 pages.
  • Grimmelsman, K.A., Prader, J.B., Qin, P., Catbas, F.N., and Aktan, A.E. ”Ambient Vibration Testing of the Brooklyn Bridge Towers,” Report Submitted to Parsons Transportation Group, March 2005, 103 pages.
  • Aktan, A.E., Catbas, F.N., Grimmelsman, K.A. and Pervizpour, M. "A Model Health Monitoring Guide For Major Bridges" Report Submitted to FWHA, DOT/FHWA Solicitation: DTFH61-01-Q-00072 , September 2002, 290 pages.
  • "Re-Qualification of Aged Reinforced Concrete T-Beam Bridges in Pennsylvania," Report Submitted to Pennsylvania DOT, Drexel Intelligent Infrastructure and Transportation Safety Institute, 2003.
  • "Controlled Load Testing of the Commodore Barry Bridge," Final Report Submitted to the DRPA, Drexel Intelligent Infrastructure and Transportation Safety Institute, 2000.
  • "Bridge Instrumentation and Monitoring," Final Report Submitted to the DRPA, Drexel Intelligent Infrastructure and Transportation Safety Institute, 2000.
  • "Bridge Instrumentation and Monitoring," Final Report Submitted to the DRPA, Drexel Intelligent Infrastructure and Transportation Safety Institute, 2000.
  • "Global Bridge Condition Assessment: National Test Bridge HAM-561-0683" Presentation and Report Submitted to Ohio DOT and FHWA, University of Cincinnati Infrastructure Institute, November 1996.
  • Tezcan, S.S. and Catbas, F.N., "Principles of Repair and Strengthening", Invited Lecture and Course Notes for the International Summer School on Case Studies in Earthquake Protection, The Black Sea University, Bucharest, Romania, Sept 5-18, 1993
  • Tezcan, S.S. and Catbas, F.N., "Methods of Strengthening", Invited Lecture and Course Notes for the International Summer School on Case Studies in Earthquake Protection, The Black Sea University, Bucharest, Romania, Sept 5-18, 1993.
  • Tezcan, S.S. and Catbas, F.N., "Case Studies for Earthquake Rehabilitation Applications", Invited Lecture and Course Notes for the International Summer School on Case Studies in Earthquake Protection, The Black Sea University, Bucharest, Romania, Sept 5-18, 1993.

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR THE UNIVERSITY

Committees and Roles at the Department Level:
CECE Associate Chair, 2008- to date
CECE Assessment Reform Committee Chair, 2011-date
CECE Curriculum Reform Committee Chair, 2009- 2010
CECE Department Chair Search Committee Member, 2011-date
CECE Academic Program Review Committee, 2011-date
CECE Academic Equipment Committee Chair, 2011-date
CEE (3) Faculty Search Committee Chair, 2008- 2009
CEE Laboratory Coordinator Search Committee Chair, 2008-2009
CEE Graduate Program Committee Member, 2004 to 2008
CEE Assessment Sub-Committee Member, 2004 to date
CEE Department Technician Search Committee Member, 2007-2008
CEE Department Vision Committee Member, 2005- 2007
CEE Structures Faculty Search Committee Member, 2005-2006
CEE Awards Committee Member, 2006-2007
CEE Chair Search Committee Member, 2004-2005
CEE Construction Faculty Search Committee Member, 2004-2005
CEE Lecturer Search Committees Member, 2004 and 2005
CEE Equipment Task Group Member, 2004
         Note:
         CECE: Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering
         CEE: Civil and Environmental Engineering

 

Committees and Roles at the College and University Level:
UCF University Committee for Research Incentive Award (RIA), 2010
UCF University Athletics Committee, 2010-date
UCF Statewide Course Numbering Committee, 2009-date
CECS Undergraduate Program Curriculum Committee (UPCC) 2008 to date
CECS Undergraduate Performance and Assessment Committee (UPAC), 2008 to date
CECS Safety and Space Committee, 2009 to date
CECS Academic Committee of the UCF Young Entrepreneur and Scholar (YES) 2008-date
CECS Students Actualizing Talent at Education’s Subsequent Stages (STATESS) program, 2009-date
CECS Research Incentive Award (RIA), 2009
CECS International Engineering Minor Committee 2007 to 2008
CECS Disaster Mitigation Research Team, 2007 to 2008
CECS Committee for Online Testing, 2007 to date
CECS Proposal Review Committee, 2007
CECS Associate Dean for Research Search Committee, 2005-2006
CECS TIP Committee, 2005
CECS MEP-NASA SHARP and UCF SPACE Programs, 2005
CECS MEP UCF-NASA Summer Program for Academic Careers in Engineering (SPACE) and NASA’s Summer High School Apprenticeship Research Programs (SHARP) 2005
         Note:
         CECS: College of Engineering and Computer Science

 

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP AND SERVICES

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) member
    • Chair, ASCE Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) Technical Committee: “System Identification of Constructed Facilities”
    • Council Secretary, SEI-ASCE Technical Council on Life-Cycle Performance, Safety, Reliability and Risk of Structural Systems
    • Past Chair, ASCE SEI Technical Committee: “Safety of Bridges”
    • Committee Member, ASCE SEI Technical Committee, Methods of Monitoring and Evaluating Structural Performance Committee;
    • Committee Member, ASCE SEI Technical Committee, Safety of Buildings
    • Member, ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Technical Committee on Structural Health Monitoring and Control Engineering
    • Member, Local Organizing Committee of ASCE Structures Congress, 2009-2010
  • International Association for Bridge Management and Safety (IABMAS)
    • Secretary of the IABMAS Technical Committee: “Bridge Health Monitoring”
  • Society of Experimental Mechanics (SEM)
    • Chair, Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM) “Civil Structures Testing Technical Division”
  • International Association for Live Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE) member
  • Transportation Research Board of National Academies of Science and Engineering
    • Member, TRB Committee - AFF 40 Field testing and NDE of Transportation Structures.
    • Member, TRB Sub-Committee – Non-Destructive Evaluation of Structures
    • Past Member, TRB Sub-Committee – Analysis of Steel Bridges
  • Federal Highway Administration
    • Member, Virtual-Team (v-Team) for Structural Health Monitoring
  • American Association for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • IInternational Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE) (expired)

 

REVIEWER ACTIVITIES

  • Reviewer for American Society of Civil Engineers, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering (ASCE)
  • Reviewer for American Society of Civil Engineers, Journal of Infrastructure Engineering (ASCE)
  • Reviewer for American Society of Civil Engineers, Journal of Structural Engineering (ASCE)
  • Reviewer for American Society of Civil Engineers, Journal of Bridge Engineering (ASCE)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Structure and Infrastructure Engineering (SIE)
  • Reviewer for Transportation Research Board Papers Submitted to Several Committees, (TRB)
  • Reviewer for American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal (AIAA)
  • Reviewer for Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing Journal (MSSP), Elsevier
  • Reviewer for Sound and Vibration Journal (JSV), Elsevier
  • Reviewer for Engineering Structures Journal, Elsevier
  • Reviewer for Earthquake Spectra, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
  • Reviewer for Journal of Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier
  • Reviewer for Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring, Springer
  • Reviewer for Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE), Bridge Engineering Journal
  • Reviewer for Journal of Reliability of Structures and Materials
  • Reviewer for Smart Materials and Structures Journal, IOP Science
  • Reviewer for Computer–Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (CACAIE)
  • Reviewer for Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics Journal
  • Reviewer for World Conference for Structural Control and Monitoring
  • Reviewer for International Modal Analysis Conference, Society for Experimental Mechanics
  • Reviewer for International Conference for Bridge Maintenance and Safety
  • Reviewer for World Forum on Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology
  • Reviewer for Journal of Structural Health Monitoring (SHM), Sage Publications
  • Reviewer for Korean Society of Civil Engineering Journal of Civil Engineering


HONORS AND AWARDS

  • College of Engineering and Computer Science Excellence Award in Professional Service, February 6, 2012
  • Selection for National Academy of Engineering US-EU Frontiers of Engineering Meeting, November 3-5, 2011
  • Plaque for Appreciation by the President of Duzce University, Turkey, May 20, 2011
  • Invitee by Los Alamos National Laboratory for Workshop on Wind Energy Engineering, March 2-3, 2011
  • Plaque for Appreciation, Develi Culture and Education Organization, Turkey, 2011
  • Docent, awarded by the Council of Higher Education of Turkey, 2011
  • Travel Award for a Technical Visit to University Applied Sciences, Regensburg from Bavaria-California Technology Center, Germany, September 3-8, 2010
  • University Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award, recognized at the Founder’s Day Honors Convocation, January 4, 2010
  • College of Engineering and Computer Science Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award, recognized at the Founder’s Day Honors Convocation, March 26, 2010
  • NASA Certificate of Recognition, from NASA Glenn Research Center, 2010.
  • Finalist for the University Award for Faculty Excellence in Mentoring Doctoral Students, 2010
  • Travel Award from Tokyo to Sapporo and to Osaka from Japan Steel Bridge Committee in Hokkaido, 2009.
  • Outstanding Graduate Advising Award, Civil, Environmental and Construction Department, Presented at the Annual Builders of the Realm Celebration, November 13, 2009
  • Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, Civil, Environmental and Construction Department, Presented at the Annual Builders of the Realm Celebration, November 13, 2009
  • State University System Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Award, 2009
  • State University System Research Incentive Award (RIA), 2009
  • Inducted into the 2008 Class of the University of Central Florida Millionaire’s Club, 2008
  • Outstanding Researcher Award, Civil, Environmental and Construction Department, Presented at the Annual Builders of the Realm Celebration, November 7, 2008
  • Award from Korean Institute of Construction Technology to present at Korea-US Seminar on Smart
  • Monitoring for Civil Bridge Structures, July 18, 2008.
  • NSF Award to Attend Workshop on Performance Based Asset Management of Civil Infrastructure Systems, Istanbul, Turkey, July 2008.
  • Japanese Technical Committee on Travel Award, August 2007.
  • Outstanding Researcher Award, Assistant Professor Level, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UCF, 2007
  • NSF Travel Award to attend the World Forum on Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology, May 22-27, 2007, Chongqing and Nanjing, China.
  • NSF and TUBITAK Travel Award to attend International Workshop on Reforming Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2006
  • Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UCF, 2006
  • Distinguished Researcher Award, Assistant Professor Level, College of Engineering and Computer Science, UCF, 2005.
  • CEE Department Researcher Award, Assistant Professor Level, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UCF, 2005
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Exceptional Support of the Summer Programs for Academic Careers in Engineering, UCF, August, 2005
  • Travel Award by NSF to Attend Meeting on “Evaluating Bridge Reliability Following Natural and Man-Made Hazards in Real-Time” Kyoto, Japan on October 21, 2004
  • Research Assistantship (University of Cincinnati Civil and Environmental Engineering) 1994-1997.
  • Teaching Assistantship (University of Cincinnati Civil and Environmental Engineering) 1995-1996.
  • University Graduate Scholarship (University of Cincinnati Civil and Environmental Engineering) 1994-1997.
  • Scholarship (International Center for Mechanical Sciences -CISM), “Advanced School on Active and
  • Passive Control in Civil Engineering”, Udine, Italy, June14-18, 1993.
  • Scholarship (European Natural Disaster Training Center), “Disaster Awareness and Management Course”, Ankara, Turkey, Dec. 14-18, 1992.
  • Undergraduate Scholarship (National Science and Technical Research Council of Turkey, TUBITAK), 1986-1987.
  • Undergraduate Scholarship (KOC Foundation), 1987-1988.