Yusuf Zahit Gündoğdu

Yusuf has directly supervised many projects including Seismic Risk Mitigation and Rehabilitation Projects for public buildings in Istanbul, Turkey involving 2.000 schools, hospitals, emergency-response centers and historical monuments funded by the World Bank. His overseas experience includes work as a resident engineer in East Asia, Western Asia and Russia. During his seven years of experience in Japan, he worked on the design of various famous structural projects related to earthquake risk.

Yusuf also has extensive experience in high-performance earthquake engineering and the design of energy dissipated critical structures including base isolated hospitals, high-rise buildings, data centers, coastal and marine structures and retrofitting the existing ones with innovative and cost-effective solutions.

He received his Master of Science in Structural Engineering from Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey after taking his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Yıldız Technical University. Yusuf speaks Japanese, French and English fluently in addition to mother language Turkish.

Yusuf is a member of professional organizations, including Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCA), Japan Society of Seismic Isolation (JSSI), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), International Association for Bridges & Structures (IABSE), Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI), Precast / Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) and the Post-Tensioning Institute (PTI).

Contact Information:
Bayar Cad. Şehit Ilknur Sok.
Anaç-Aksakal Plaza No:10 K:5
Kozyatagi, 34742
Istanbul, Turkey
P: +90 (216) 464 80 44