Faculty Profile for Dr. Togay Ozbakkaloglu

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Dr. Togay Ozbakkaloglu
Professor — Ingram School of Engineering
RFM 5200
phone: (512) 245-0810

Biography Section

Research Interests

Use of advanced composite materials in design, repair, and strengthening of structures to enhance resilience and sustainability of civil infrastructure
Development of resilient and sustainable composite structural systems incorporating bio- and waste-based materials
Development of sustainable waste-based structural concretes using recycled materials
Design of structures for improved resilience against earthquakes and other extreme events
Behavior and design of high-performance fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP)–concrete composite columns
Experimental testing of concrete and composite structures and their components
Application of artificial intelligence-based computation techniques for analysis and optimisation of structures and their components
Development and structural applications of smart and high-performance infrastructure materials, such as shape memory alloy-confined concretes and concretes incorporating fibers, nanoparticles, and graphene
Constitutive and finite element modelling of concrete under lateral confinement

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Pacheco-Torgal, F., Chindaprasirt, P., & Ozbakkaloglu, T. (2021). Handbook of Advances in Alkali-Activated Concrete (p. 556). Elsevier. Retrieved from https://www.elsevier.com/books/handbook-of-advances-in-alkali-activated-concrete/pacheco-torgal/978-0-323-85469-6
  • Ozbakkaloglu, T. (n.d.). BA (2014).“Axial compressive behavior of FRP-concrete-steel double-skin tubular columns made of normal-and high-strength concrete.”
  • Ozbakkaloglu, T. (n.d.). BA, and Ozbakkaloglu, T.(2013).“Compressive behavior of aramid FRP-HSC-steel double-skin tubular columns.”
  • Pour, A. F., Ozbakkaloglu, T., Gholampour, A., & Zheng, J. (n.d.). FRP-CONFINED HIGH-STRENGTH CONCRETE UNDER ECCENTRIC COMPRESSION.
  • Gholampour, A., Keshtegar, B., & Ozbakkaloglu, T. (n.d.). RELIABILITY ANALYSIS OF FRP-CONFINED CONCRETE TEST DATABASES.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Honorary Professor Award, Center for International Studies, Texas State University. February 20, 2020 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Inclusion in the list of World's Top 100,000 Most-Cited Scientists based on Career Citation Impact, Stanford University study. October 2021 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Inclusion in the list of World's Top 100,000 Most-Cited Scientists based on Single-Year Citation Impact in 2020, Stanford University study. October 2021 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Professional Engineer, Texas Board of Professional Engineers. February 6, 2020 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Award of Excellence in Research, University of Adelaide. 2014 - 2015

Selected Grants

  • Hwang, Sangchul Scott (Principal), Yeon, Jung (Co-Principal), Shi, Xijun (Co-Principal), Ozbakkaloglu, Togay (Co-Principal), Kulesza, Stacey (Co-Principal), Carvallo, Andres (Co-Principal). Professional Services and Studies on Green and Technology-Enhanced Infrastructure Management and Firefighter's Health, Hays County, $167454. (Funded: January 2023 - December 2024). Grant.
  • Yeon, Jung Heum (Principal), Ozbakkaloglu, Togay (Co-Principal). Development of a Phase Change Material-Based Heat-Absorbing Surface Covering for Concrete Pavements/Bridge Decks, American Concrete Institute, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $87500. (Submitted: December 1, 2021, Funded: August 2022 - July 2023). Grant.
  • Yeon, Jung Heum (Principal), Ozbakkaloglu, Togay (Co-Principal), Hwang, Sangchul (Co-Principal), Song, In-Hyouk (Co-Principal). Development of IoT-Based Snow Removal System for Preemptive Response to Heavy Snow and Black Ice, Seoul Institute of Technology (SIT), International, $326551. (Funded: September 2021 - December 2023). Grant.
  • Chen, Guangming (Principal), Ozbakkaloglu, Togay (Co-Principal). Compressive behavior of hybrid FRP-high strength concrete-high strength steel double-skin tubular columns, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), International, $103000. (Funded: January 1, 2020 - January 1, 2023). Grant.
  • Ozbakkaloglu, Togay. Limited Submission: NSF MRI, Federal, $96900. (Submitted: September 2019). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

CE Faculty Search Committee - Geotechnical Engineering
September 2019-June 2020
CE Faculty Search Committee - Materials Engineering
September 2019-June 2020
CE Faculty Search Committee - Faculty of Practice
July 2019-March 2020
Program Coordinator
Civil Engineering Program
September 1, 2019-January 2020
Grant reviewer for international funding bodies
Research Foundation-Flanders (FWO)