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Emre Bayraktar

Dr. Emre Bayraktar



Dr. Bayraktar received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering from Purdue University in 2003 and 2006, respectively. He served on the faculty of the Moss Department of Construction Management at Florida International University from 2006 to 2017. He joined the Civil Engineering Department at Istanbul Technical University in January 2018 and served as the department chair between March 2020 and June 2022 before joining The University of Southern Mississippi in July 2022.

Dr. Bayraktar obtained more than $2 million of research funding in Construction and led 15 projects funded by agencies such as the Florida DOT, Construction Industry Institute, and the European Commission.

Dr. Bayraktar authored more than 25 articles in top-ranked journals, and he is the recipient of the 2010 and 2012 Kauffman Professor Awards given by the Eugenio Pino and Family Global Entrepreneurship Center. Dr. Bayraktar serves as an Editorial Board Member of the ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering.

  • PHD - Purdue University (2006)
  • MS - Purdue University (2003)

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Construction Engineering and Management