About the Department

About the Department

Department of Civil Engineering was established in 1991 and gave its first graduates in 1995. Since 1997,  it has run master's program and in 2009 students were accepted to the first doctoral program. Department of Civil Engineering has made a point of bringing the civil engineers up as equipped with the knowledge and skills in scientific level and having technological knowledge and it has also adopted to realize practical and theoretical research projects by running master program in contemporary level and considering the related problems of the region and the country as a principle. In addition, our deparment aims to help to the solution of the related problems of private and public institutions all over the country which apply to us.

Department of Civil Engineering as a developing department is reforming academic staff, laboratory and basic technical equipment day by day and it has also become professional in technical services within the scope of  research and university-industry cooperation. Our department gives particular importance educating civil engineers who are idealist, self-confident, equipped with knowledge and skills in scientific level and can take responsibility during the undergraduate education.

As for graduate study, doing theoretical and practical studies related to Civil Engineering is aimed by meeting the successful young engineers’ demand. With their results, publication of the studies in national and international publishing settings as an article or assertion is aimed by contributing to the development of the area and country. Department of Civil Engineering consists of four departments; Construction, Geotechnical, Hydraulic and Transportation. As of 2009, total academic staff consists of 3 professors, 4 associate professor, 6 assistant professor, 2 instructors with PhD, 5 research assistants, one expert and one instructor in partial status. Also a construction technician has been assigned in laboratory.