- B.S., METU; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois (METU-Ankara)
- Earthquake engineering
- Structural engineering
- Design of special structures
- CVE 323
- CVE 486
- CVE 382
- CVE 384
- CVE 487
- G. Özdemir and H. P. Gülkan (2016): "Scaling Legitimacy for Design of Lead Rubber Bearing Isolated Structures Using a Bounding Analysis," Earthquake Spectra, 32(1): 345–366.
- P. Gülkan (2013): "A Dispassionate View of Seismic‐Hazard Assessment," Seismological Research Letters, Seismological Society of America, May: (84)3: 413-416.
- I Kazaz, P Gülkan and A Yakut(2012): "Performance limits for structural walls: An analytical perspective," Engineering Structures, 43:105–119.