ABOUT – Prof. Dr. Tuncay Taymaz


Prof.Dr. Tuncay Taymaz holds a B.Sc. degree in Geophysical Engineering (1985) from Karadeniz Technical University (KTU, Trabzon, Turkey), and a Ph.D. degree in Earthquake Seismology and Geophysics (1991) from University of Cambridge, Darwin College (England, U.K). He is currently a Professor of Seismology and Geophysics at Istanbul Technical University (ITU, Turkey). He has received national and international science prizes and awards for his scientific excellence. His research interests span a wide range of topics from earthquake source studies and tsunami simulations to crustal and lithospheric structures, anisotropic seismology, and 3D multi-scale full-waveform tomography using super-computers and state-of-art seismographic observations on land and marine environments. Professor Taymaz has co-edited and co-published special publications books and special issues at prestigious distinguished earth-science societies and ISI journals. He is in close cooperation with Springer, and presently oversees as one of Book Series Editor for Springer Publications (Japan), Advances in Geological Science. He has organized many prestigious workshops, symposium, tutorial seminars, and recently The Humboldt Kolleg-2016 Advances in Earthquake Seismology and Geodynamic Modelling supported by The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany.

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Prof.Dr. Tuncay Taymaz
Istanbul Technical University – The Faculty of Mines
Department of Geophysical Engineering
MaslakSariyer 34469, Istanbul – Turkey

E   taymaz@itu.edu.tr - ttaymaz@gmail.com
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