Fikret Keskinel, Turkish engineering executive. Recipient Original Work award Piyale Cultural Fund, 1962; Organization of European Cooperation and Development research fellow, 1964. Served to lieutenant Military Engineering, Turkish Army, 1964-1966.; Member Turkish Automatic Control Association (board directors 1979-1982). Moslem.
Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Istanbul Technology University, 1956, Doctor of Philosophy. in Structural Engineering, 1961. Fulbright research scholar Stanford University, California, 1961-1962, visiting scholar, postdoctoral research associate department civil engineering and Computation Center, 1961-1963. Associate professor civil engineering Istanbul Technology University, 1966-1971, professor, since 1971.
Board directors Electronic Data Processing Institute, 1974-1982, executive director institute, 1974-1979, head chair of theory of structures Macka Civil Engineering Faculty and board directors Foreign Languages School, 1980-1982. Coordinator ENKA Engineering Group, ENKA Holding, Istanbul, since 1982. Member board ENKA Teknik, Altas, Proftas.
Consultant and development activites in data processing, system analysis and programming, feasibility report studies, establishment of electronic data processing centers, structural engineering, management information systems for state, private enterprises, 1963-1982. Member standing committee of concrete safety factors specialization subcommittee Turkish Standards Institute, 1971. Visiting professor civil engineering Stanford University, 1974.
Member data processing special expertise committee Turkish Planning Organization, 1978-1980. Member advisory board Science and Technology.
Research Council Turkey, 1978-1982. Standing adviser Turkish National Committee of Earthquake Engineering Study Group of Reinforced Concrete Structures and Sismisity and Risk, 1978-1982. Member committee judicial information system Turkish Bars Association, 1979.
Active national, international professional activities.
- Author numerous books, most recent being: (with I. Aka and Thomas Stearns Arda) Introduction to Reinforced Concrete, review 7th edition, 1985. Reinforced Concrete Structures, 5th edition, 1983. (with F. Karadogan) FORTRAN IV and Fortran 77--Algorithm Structuring and Program Development, enlarged, 5th edition, l984. also numerous articles, papers.