Ömer Bilgin

Assistant Professor
Full-Time Faculty
School of Engineering: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

  • Location: Kettering Laboratories Room 422
  • Phone: 937-229-2985
  • Email: Contact

Profile

Selected Publications

  • Bilgin, Ö., and H.E. Stewart. 2009. Pullout resistance characteristics of cast iron pipe. Journal of Transportation Engineering, ASCE 135, no. 10: 730-735.
  • Bilgin, Ö. 2009. Failure mechanisms governing reinforcement length of geogrid reinforced soil retaining walls. Engineering Structures, Elsevier 31, no. 9: 1967-1975.
  • Bilgin, Ö., and H.E. Stewart. 2009. Design guidelines for polyethylene pipe interface shear resistance. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE 135, no. 6: 809-818.
  • Bilgin, Ö., and M.B. Erten. 2009. Anchored sheet pile walls constructed on sloping ground. Contemporary topics in ground modification, problem soils, and geo-support (GSP 187). Proceedings, International Foundation Congress & Equipment Expo 2009: 145-152, in Florida.
  • Bilgin, Ö. 2009. Effect of subsurface soil conditions on floodwall behavior. Contemporary topics in in-situ testing, analysis, and reliability of foundations (GSP 186). Proceedings, International Foundation Congress & Equipment Expo 2009: 538-545, in Florida.
  • Bilgin, Ö., and M.B. Erten. 2009. Analysis of anchored sheet pile wall deformations. Contemporary topics in ground modification, problem soils, and geo-support (GSP 187). Proceedings, International Foundation Congress & Equipment Expo 2009: 136-144, in Florida.
  • Vipulanandan, C., K. Vembu, N. Sivaruban, and Ö. Bilgin. 2009. Field monitoring of active zone and cracked retaining wall. Contemporary topics in ground modification, problem soils, and geo-support (GSP 187). Proceedings, International Foundation Congress & Equipment Expo 2009: 1-8, in Florida.
  • Vipulanandan, C., Y.J.A. Guezo, Ö. Bilgin, S. Yin, and M. Khan. 2008. Recompression index (Cr) for overconsolidated soft clay soils. Proceedings, GeoCongress 2008: The Challenge of Sustainability in the Geoenvironment, in Louisiana.
  • Bilgin, Ö., H.E. Stewart, and T.D. O'Rourke. 2007. Thermal and mechanical properties of polyethylene pipes. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE 19, no. 12: 1043-1052.
  • Kim, H. S., and Ö. Bilgin. 2007. Studying the effect of concrete key size on mechanically stabilized earth wall deformations using finite element method. Proceedings, Geo-Denver 2007 Conference - New Peaks in Geotechnics, in Colorado.
  • Vipulanandan, C., Y.J.A. Guezo, and Ö. Bilgin. 2007. Geotechnical properties of marine and deltaic soft clays. Proceedings, Geo-Denver 2007 Conference - New Peaks in Geotechnics, in Colorado.
  • Bilgin, Ö., and H.E. Stewart. 2006. Effect of temperature on surface hardness and soil interface shear resistance of geosynthetics. Proceedings, 8th International Conference on Geosynthetics: 251-254, in Yokohama, Japan.
  • Bilgin, Ö. 2006. Size effect analysis of full-scale floodwall tests using numerical methods. Proceedings, International Conference on Physical Modeling in Geotechnics: 1389-1393, in Kowloon, Hong Kong.
  • Bilgin, Ö. 2005. Ring deflection theory in determining plastic pipe deformations. Proceedings, ASCE Pipelines 2005 Conference - Optimizing Pipeline Design, Operations, and Maintenance in Today's Economy: 1131-1142, in Texas.
  • Bilgin, Ö., and H.E. Stewart. 2001. Designing plastic pipelines for thermal loads. Proceedings, ASCE Pipelines 2001 Conference - Advances in Pipeline Engineering & Construction, in California.

Courses Taught

  • Mechanics II
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Foundation Engineering
  • Advanced Geotechnical Engineering
  • Retaining Structures and Slope Stability
  • Geotechnical Engineering Investigations
  • Soil Dynamics

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Cornell University
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Oklahoma State University
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Middle East Technical University

Professional Activities

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Geo-Institute
  • International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
  • Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation
  • United States Universities Council on Geotechnical Education and Research

Research Interests

  • Geotechnical and foundation engineering
  • Soil-structure interaction
  • Numerical methods
  • Retaining structures
  • Geosynthetic materials
  • Pipelines