Asst. Prof. Dr.
Full-Time Academic Staff
Civil Engineering
+90 392 661 2921
Educational Background: 
  • B.S., M.S., METU; Ph.D., University of Canterbury
Research Interests: 
  • Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Repair and Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Structural Assessments (Pre and/or Post Earthquake)
  • Seismic Performance of Non-Structural Elements and their Interaction with the Structural System
  • Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Applications for Seismic Strengthening
  • Regional Structural Assessment Procedures and Emergency Response Planning
Courses Taught: 
  • CVE 382- Reinforced Concrete Fundamentals
  • CVE 323- Introduction to Structural Mechanics
  • CVE 384- Structural Analysis
Selected Publications: 
  • Tasligedik, A.S. [2017], "Capacity estimation of FRP strengthened RC beam-column joints using hierarchy of strength assessment," Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 10.1007/s10518-017-0251-2.
  • Tasligedik, A.S., Akguzel, U., Kam, W.Y. and Pampanin, S. [2016], "Strength hierarchy at reinforced concrete beam-column joints and global capacity," Journal of Earthquake Engineering. 10.1080/13632469.2016.1233916.
  • Tasligedik, A.S. and Pampanin, S. [2016], "Rocking cantilever clay brick infill wall panels: A novel low damage infill wall system," Journal of Earthquake Engineering. 10.1080/13632469.2016.1190797.
  • Tasligedik, A.S., Pampanin, S. and Palermo, A. [2015], "Low damage seismic solutions for non-structural drywall partitions," Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering 13 (4), 1029-1050. 10.1007/s10518-014-9654-5.
  • Pourali, A., Dhakal, R.P., MacRae, G. and Tasligedik, A.S. [2017], "Fully floating suspended ceiling system: Experimental evaluation of structural feasibility and challenges," Earthquake Spectra 33 (4), 1627-1654.
  • Dhakal, R.P., Pourali, A., Tasligedik, A.S., Yeow, T., Baird, A., MacRae, G., Pampanin, S. and Palermo, A. [2016], "Seismic performance of non-structural components and contents in buildings: An overview of NZ research," Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration 15 (1), 1-17. 10.1007/s11803-016-0301-9.
  • Baird, A., Tasligedik, A.S., Palermo, A. and Pampanin, S. [2014], "Seismic performance of vertical non-structural components in the 22nd february 2011 christchurch earthquake," Earthquake Spectra 30 (1), 401-425.
  • Tasligedik, A.S., Pampanin, S. and Palermo, A. [2012], "Damage states and cyclic behaviour of drywalls infilled within RC frames," Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering 45 (2), 84-94.
  • Baird, A., Palermo, A., Pampanin, S., Riccio, P. and Tasligedik, A.S. [2011], "Focusing on reducing the earthquake damage to facade systems," Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering 44 (2).