GRADUATE SCHOOL OF INFORMATICS


Şebnem Düzgün

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Prof. Dr. Şebnem Düzgün
Information Systems
Tel No: 
+90 (312) 210-2668
Fax No: 
+90 (312) 210-
E-mail: 
duzgun@metu.edu.tr
Education: 

B.Sc. 1992, Mining Engineering, METU
M.Sc. 1994, , METU
Ph.D. 2000, , METU
PG 1998, Risk and reliabilitty assessment

Research Interests: 

geographic information systems, remote sensing, spatial data mining, 3D modeling of geospatial data, visual analtics for geospatial data, 3D urban modeling, disaster management

 

 

Honors, Scholarships and Awards

1988-1992 : High Honors (3 times) Honors (4 times) 1996 : NATO Advanced Study Institute Grant For participating in "Algorithms for Sparse Large Scale Linear Algebraic Systems: State of the Art and Applications in Science and Engineering", Las Palmas De Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain 1997 : NATO Advanced Study Institute Grant For participating in "Formation and Evolution of Solids in Space ", Erice, Italy 1998 : NATO-A1 Scholarship Turkish Scientific and Technical Council 2005 : Academic Performance Award Middle East Technical University 2006 : Academic Performance Award Middle East Technical University 2007 : Academic Performance Award Middle East Technical University

Thesis / Research Information: 

 

EMPLOYEMENT

 

2006 -  :Associate Prof. in Mining Engineering Department Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey

 2005 - :  Associate Prof. in Geodetic and Geographic Information Technologies (GGIT), Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey

2006-2008 : Vice Chairperson of Mining Engineering Department, Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey

2006-2008 : Head of Geodetic and Geographic Information Technologies (GGIT),Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey

2004-2005: Post Graduate Fellow, Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, International Centre for Geohazards, Oslo, Norway

2001 - 2004:  Lecturer in Geodetic and Geographic Information Technologies (GGIT),Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey

 1998 - 1999 : Visiting Scholar, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA
1992 - 2001 : Research Assistant in Mining Engineering Department,

Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 

  1. Research  related to geotechnical and mining engineering

 

May 2009-May 2010    :      Determination of Element at Risk for Landslide Risk Assessment based on Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Technologies, (Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council -09Y003). PI: Assoc. Prof. Dr. H. Sebnem Duzgun

 

June 2009- June 2010      :        Mine Closure Planning based on GIS and RS: Ovacik Abandoned Coal Mine Example (METU Research Funding - 07.02.2009.07)

                                                         PI:  Assoc. Assoc. Prof. Dr. H. Sebnem Duzgun

 

Oct 2008-July 2009          :        Research Opportunities in Extensional Dynamics for US Undergraduate and Graduate Geosciences Students in Western Turkey, US  National Science Foundation (NSF)-International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) programhttp://www.geo.utexas.edu/nsfre/researchers.htm.

                                                         PI:  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Catlos Position held: Researcher

 

Aug. 2004- Sept. 2005       :        Vulnerability and Risk Assessment for Landslides and Earthquakes (Norwegian Geotechnical Institute & International Centre for Geohazards) PI:  Dr. Suzanne Lacasse Position held: Researcher

 

March  2004- Dec. 2006   :        Development of a Methodology for  Discontinuity Characterization with the Combined Use of Remote Sensing and Ground Penetrating Radar (Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council -103Y129). PI: Prof. Dr. Celal Karpuz (Middle East Technical University)

                                                         Position held: Researcher

 

May 2003- May 2004       :        Mapping of Rock Discontinuities Based on Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (METU Research Funding -2003-03-05-01).   

                                                         PI: Prof. Dr. Celal Karpuz (Middle East Technical University)

                                                         Position held: Researcher

 

May 2003- May 2004       :        Landslide Susceptibility Mapping of Akçakoca-Ereğli Area by Using Aerial Photograph and GIS Technology (METU Research Funding -2003-09-01-01).            

                                                         PI: Assoc.Prof. Tamer Topal (Middle East Technical University)

                                                         Position held: Researcher

 

May 1999- Dec. 2001       :        The Development of Job-Safety, Risk Management and Insurance Technologies

                                                        for Mining Industry(State Planning Department-03-05-DPT.99K12054)

                                                         PI: Prof. Celal Karpuz (Middle East Technical University)

                                                         Position held: Researcher

 

Jan. 1996- Jan. 1997        :        Analysis of Control Criteria for Truck Dispatching in Open Pit Mines

                                                         (METU Research Funding -96-03-05-02)

                                                         PI: Prof. Gunhan Pasamehmetoglu (Middle East Technical University)

                                                         Position held: Researcher

 

Jan. 1995 - Jan. 1996       :        Environmental Management in the Minerals Industry (ENVIRO-MIN I)

                                                         PI: Prof. Sevket Durucan (Imperial College, UK)

                                                         Project Partners: UK, Ireland, Turkey and Egypt

                                                         Position held: Researcher

                              

  1. Research  related to Interdisciplinary Studies

 

Oct 2008-July 2009          :        Research Opportunities in Extensional Dynamics for US Undergraduate and Graduate Geosciences Students in Western Turkey, US  National Science Foundation (NSF)-International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) programhttp://www.geo.utexas.edu/nsfre/researchers.htm.

                                                         Director:  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Catlos

 

June-Sep. 2008                   :        3D Site Modeling from Satellite Imagery, Turkish Scientific and Technical Council, Defense Industries Research and Development Institute Project.  

                                                         Director: Assoc. Prof. Dr. H. Şebnem Düzgün

 

Jan. – June  2009                      Development of GIS-Based Package Waste Collection System, METU Technopolis Project for Ikas Software Company.  

                                                         Director: Assoc. Prof. Dr. H. Şebnem Düzgün

 

Sep. 2008 – July  2009            Developing GIS for Biodiversity Data  for Fethiye Göcek Special Environmental Protection Zone,  Project for Derinsu Underwater Engineering and Consultancy Company.  

                                                         Director: Assoc. Prof. Dr. H. Şebnem Düzgün

 

June 2009- June 2010      :        Mine Closure Planning based on GIS and RS: Ovacik Abandoned Coal Mine Example (BAP - 07.02.2009.07)

                                                         Director:  Assoc. Prof. Dr. H. Sebnem Duzgun

 

June 2009- June 2010      :        Satellite Imagery Based Contamination Monitoring and Load Carrying Capacity Determination for Marine Conservation Sites  (BAP - 08.02.2009.08)

                                                         Director:  Prof. Dr. Ahmet Cevdet Yalciner

 

Dec. 2007 – Dec. 2009             Web-Based Geospatial Image Streaming Software (IMIGI)    (Ministry of Industry and Trade Funding 00162.STZ.2007-II) PI:  Assoc. Prof. Dr. H. Sebnem Duzgun

 

2006- 2009                                 DESIRE EU Project of FP6 Desertification Mitigation and Remediation of LandEuropean Union 6th Framework Program Integrated Project Funding PI: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Faruk Ocakoglu, Position held: Researcher

 

October 2006-                           TRANSFER-EU Project of FP6 Tsunami Risk Assessment and Strategies for European Region. European Union 6th Framework Program Integrated Project Funding, PI: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Cevdet Yalciner Position held: Researcher

 

March 2006 – Dec. 2008         Development of Urban Crime Prediction Models and Crime Reduction Policies Based on Spatial Analyses, (State Planning Department-07-02-DPT.2003(06)K120920-21).  PI:  Assoc. Prof. Dr. H. Sebnem Duzgun

 

April –Dec.  2007                      Determination of Carrying Capacity of Fethiye Göcek Special Environmental Protection Zone Marina (Ministry of Environment Spatial Protection Zones Division, 07-0303-2-0203) PI: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Cevdet Yalciner Position held: Researcher

 

July 2004 –June 2006      :        Evaluation of local, regional, national and international interactions in the development of Southeast Anatolian Project (METU Research Funding-2005(R)08-11-02), PI: Assoc. Dr. Sibel Kalaycıoğlu (Middle East Technical University)      , Position held: Researcher              

 

July 2004- June 2006       :        An Integrated Disaster Risk Assessment for Urban Areas for Sustainable Development: Earthquake Case (METU Research Funding -2005(R)08-11-02).  PI: Assoc. Prof. Dr. H. Sebnem Duzgun

PROFESSIONAL CONSULTANCY

  1. Consultancy  related to geotechnical and mining engineering

 

Oct 2008-Apr. 2009          :        Optimization of Transportation Cost of Coal, Turkish Coal Enterprises

 

Sep 2007- Jan 2008           :        Valuation of Tufanbeyli Lignite BasinTurkish Coal Enterprises

 

Jan 2006- Dec 2007          :        Design of Open Pit Slopes and Dragline Operation System for Orhaneli Open Pit Coal MineTurkish Coal Enterprises

 

  1. Consultancy  related to geographical information systems and remote sensing

 

Dec. 2009 – Jan. 2010      :        Analysis of GIS - Based Infrastructure of The Ministry of Public Works and Settlement and future road map for the Ministry. The Ministry of Public Works and Settlement.

 

June 2009 – Oct.  2009            Upgrading the Statistical system of Turkey for Environmental Statistics. Turkish Statistical Institute.

 

June 2009- June 2010      :        Developing GIS-Based Analytical Methods for Accident Analysis.  General Directorate of Security, Road Safety Investigation Department 

 

Sep. 2008 – July  2009            Developing GIS for Biodiversity Data  for Fethiye Göcek Special Environmental Protection Zone,  Project for Derinsu Underwater Engineering and Consultancy Company.  

 

Jan. – June  2009                      Development of GIS-Based Package Waste Collection System, METU Technopolis Project for Ikas Software Company.