Ömer Bilgin

Contact Information

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

Ömer Bilgin

Associate Professor

  • Full-Time Faculty

Selected Publications

  • Tsimbelman, N.Ya., A.I. Mamontov, T.I. Chernova, and Ö. Bilgin. 2015. Stability of thin shell with infill gravity structures against lateral loads. Proceedings, 15th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: From Fundamentals to Applications in Geotechnical Engineering: 1081-1088, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Bilgin, Ö., K. Arens, M. Salveter, and A. Dettloff. 2015. Spatial variability of subsurface soil conditions causing roadway settlements. Proceedings, ISGSR 2015: Geotechnical Safety and Risk V, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Bekker, A.T., N.Ya Tsimbelman, T,I, Chernova, V.D. Bruss, and Ö. Bilgin. 2015. Interface friction parameters for the mathematical modeling of shell structures with infill. Proceedings, Twenty-fifth (2015) International Ocean and Polar Engineering (ISOPE) Conference, vol. 1:1905-1912, in Kona, Big Island, Hawaii.
  • Bilgin, Ö. 2014. Modeling viscoelastic behavior of polyethylene pipe stresses. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE 26, no. 4:676-683.
  • Bilgin, Ö., and E. Mansour. 2014. Effect of reinforcement type on the design reinforcement length of mechanically stabilized earth walls. Engineering Structures, Elsevier 59, no. 2:663-673.
  • Bekker, A. T., N.Ya Tsimbelman, D.A. Potyanikhin, A.I. Mamontov, Ö. Bilgin, and T.I. Chernova. 2014. Mathematical model of the shell with the infill for retaining structures. Proceedings, Twenty-fourth (2014) International Ocean and Polar Engineering (ISOPE) Conference, vol. 4: 905-910, in Busan, Korea.
  • Chernova, T., Ö. Bilgin, and N. Tsimbelman. 2014. Overview of shells with infill used in geotechnical engineering applications. Proceedings, ISSMGE TC207 International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering: Soil-Structure Interaction, Underground Structures and Retaining Walls, vol. 1:297-304, in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
  • Bilgin, Ö. 2014. Soil-structure interaction for sheet pile walls considering ground surface and sub-wall soil conditions. Proceedings, ISSMGE TC207 International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering: Soil-Structure Interaction, Underground Structures and Retaining Walls, vol. 1:285-290, in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
  • Bilgin, Ö., and E. Mansour. 2013. Variability of soil properties and reliability of empirical equations on soil settlement predictions. Foundation Engineering in the Face of Uncertainty – Honoring Fred H. Kulhawy (GSP 229), ASCE: 298-307.
  • Bilgin, Ö., and E. Mansour. 2013. Anchored sheet pile wall design in expansive soils. Proceedings, 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (18th ICSMGE): Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics: 1943-1946, in Paris, France.
  • Bilgin, Ö. 2013. Analysis of lateral earth pressures on anchored sheet pile walls using conventional and finite element methods. Proceedings, TC207 Workshop on Soil-Structure Interaction and Retaining Walls, 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (18th ICSMGE): Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics: 268-281, in Paris, France.
  • Bilgin, Ö. 2012. Lateral earth pressure coefficients for anchored sheet pile walls. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE 12, no. 5: 584-595.
  • Bilgin, Ö., and H.E. Stewart. 2012. Studying buried pipeline behavior using physical and numerical modeling. Proceedings, GeoCongress 2012: State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering (GSP 225): 2128-2137, in Oakland, California.
  • Bilgin, Ö., E. Mansour, and M. Gabar. 2011. Serviceability considerations in the design of sheet pile walls for risk management. Proceedings, GeoRisk 2011: Geotechnical Risk Assessment and Management (GSP 224): 754-761, in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Bilgin, Ö. 2011. Viscoelastic contact characteristics of soil-geomembrane interfaces. Proceedings, Geo-Frontiers 2011: Advances in Geotechnical Engineering (GSP 211): 2092-2100, in Dallas, Texas.
  • Papke, M., and Ö. Bilgin. 2011. Studying consolidation characteristics of Ohio clays using GIS. Proceedings, Geo-Frontiers 2011: Advances in Geotechnical Engineering (GSP 211): 2838- 2846, in Dallas, Texas.
  • Bilgin, Ö. 2010. Numerical studies of anchored sheet pile wall behavior constructed in cut and fill conditions. Journal of Computers and Geotechnics, Elsevier, 37, no. 3: 399-407.
  • Bilgin, Ö., and H.S. Kim. 2010. Effect of soil properties and reinforcement length on mechanically stabilized earth wall deformations. Proceedings, ER2010: Earth Retention Conference 3 (GSP 208): 556-563, in Bellevue, Washington.
  • Bilgin, Ö., and B. Shah. 2010. Statistical assessment of repeatability of soil-geomembrane interface shear tests. Proceedings, GeoFlorida 2010: Advances in Analysis, Modeling & Design (GSP 199): 1982-1991, in West Palm Beach, Florida.
  • Bilgin, Ö., and H.E. Stewart. 2009. Pullout resistance characteristics of cast iron pipe. Journal of Transportation EngineeringASCE 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
  • Retaining Structures and Slopes
  • Subsurface Investigations
  • Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering

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 modeling and analysis
  • Retaining structures
  • Geosynthetics
  • Pipelines