GRADUATE THESIS SUPERVISION

 

        

 

 

 

Continues

 

– M.Sc. & Ph.D. Candidates

 

 

 

 

|Ph.D. Thesis - Supervised|

 

 

 

Judith Maria Confal (2020). Investigation of Mantle Kinematics Beneath Turkey and Adjacent Regions Based On Seismological and Numerical Modelling, Ph.D. Thesis, 206 pages, Graduate School of Science and Technology of Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, 21 December 2020, Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Award of İTÜ, Summa Cum Laude 2020, Now at Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV) Bologna, Italy.

 

Yeşim Çubuk-Sabuncu (2016). 3-D Velocity Structure for The Sea of Marmara and Surrounding Region (NW Turkey) by using Full Waveform Tomography, Ph.D. Thesis, 342 pages, Graduate School of Science and Technology of Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, 7 October 2016 (in English). Now at Icelandic Meteorological Office – Warnings and Forecasting - Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Seda Yolsal-Çevikbilen (2008). Source Mechanism Parameters and Slip Distributions of Crete-Cyprus Arcs, Dead Sea Transform Fault Earthquakes and Historical Tsunami Simulations, Ph.D. Thesis, 523 pages, Graduate School of Science and Technology of Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, 25 September 2008 (in Turkish). Now Professor of Geophysics-Seismology at Istanbul Technical University, Turkey.

T. Serkan Irmak (2005). Source Mechanisms and Rupture Histories of Azores Islands, Northern Africa and Mid-Mediterranean Earthquakes, Ph.D. Thesis, 252 pages, Kocaeli University, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Turkey, 22 June 2005 (in Turkish) (along with co-supervisor Prof. Dr. Mithat Fırat Özer). Now Associate Professor of Geophysics-Seismology at Kocaeli University, Turkey.

Onur Tan (2004). Source Mechanism Properties and Rupture Histories of the Caucasian, Eastern Anatolian and North Western Iranian Earthquakes, Ph.D. Thesis, 308 pages, Istanbul Technical University, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Turkey, 5 October 2004 (in Turkish). Now Associate Professor of Geophysics-Seismology at İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Turkey.

Paul Saunders (1996). The Lithospheric Structure of Western Turkey – Crustal Deformation in an Extending Region, Ph.D. Thesis, Bullard Laboratories, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, England, U.K., December 1996 (funded by The British Council Academic Link Programme – Project Title: Seismological Investigations in Turkey (March 1995 - March 1997) (Project Leaders: Tuncay Taymaz and Keith Priestley). Now Head of Innovation and Special Investments at Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (INSEAD).

 

 

 

|M.Sc. Thesis - Supervised|

 

 

 

Derya Keleş (2020). Crustal and Upper Mantle Deformation beneath NW of North Anatolian Fault Zone Inferred from Harmonic Decomposition of Receiver Functions, M.Sc. Thesis, 210 pages, Graduate School of Science and Technology of Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, 1 July 2020.

 

Judith M. Confal (2015). Exploring Lithospheric Kinematics beneath Hellenic-Subduction Zone by using Shear-Wave Splitting Analyses, Master Thesis (M.Sc), Techniche Universitaet Berlin, Fakultaet VI, Institute – Angewandte Geowissenschaften, (supervisors: Prof. Dr. Tuncay Taymaz and Dr. Tuna Eken (Istanbul Technical University) and Prof. Dr. Uğur Yaramancı, Technical University Berlin), 64 pages, July – August 2015, Germany.

 

Yeşim Çubuk (2010). Source Parameters of Bala-Sırapınar (Central Turkey) Earthquakes of 2005-2008: Implications on Internal Deformation of the Anatolian Plate, M.Sc. Thesis, 109 pages, Istanbul Technical University, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Turkey, 28 January 2010.

 

Hande Eren Tok (2007). SKS Splitting Around Western Anatolia, M.Sc. Thesis, 174 pages, Istanbul Technical University, Graduate School and Institute of Science and Technology, Turkey, 2007.

Mehtap Utanır (2006–2007). Regional Moment Tensor (RMT) Methods and Applications in Seismology. – Not Completed –

Erdinç Saygın (January 2003). Receiver Funcion and Ambient Noise Studies in Turkey – Not Completed – Now Senior Research Team Leader, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (Perth), and Centre for Energy Geoscience, Scool of Earth Sciences, The University of Western Australia (Crawley).

Canan Çalışkan (2002). Source Parameters Solutions of 3 August 1993, 22 November 1995 and 22 January 1997 Earthquakes, M.Sc. Thesis, 139 pages, Istanbul Technical University, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Turkey, 28 May 2002.

Seda Yolsal (2001). Source Parameters of Cyprean Earthquakes of 23 February 1995 and 9-10 October 1996 Obtained From Inversion of Teleseismic Body Waveforms, M.Sc. Thesis, 146 pages, Istanbul Technical University, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Turkey, 26 June 2001.

Onur Tan (1998). Source Mechanism Parameters of Caucasian Earthquakes of 16 July 1963 and 28 July 1976, M.Sc. Thesis, 131 pages, Istanbul Technical University, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Turkey, June 1998.