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civil and environmental engineering educator

Tuncer Berat Edil, Turkish civil, environmental, geological and engineering educator. Registered professional engineer, Wisconsin. Recipient Team award for electonic pulse technical, United States Army Construction Engineer Reserve Laboratory, 2000, International Achievement award, IAAI, 2003.

Background

Edil, Tuncer Berat was born on July 25, 1945 in Konya, Turkey. Son of Halil and Ismet (Tarhangil) Edil. came to the United States, 1962.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Robert College, Istanbul, Turkey, 1967. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Robert College, Istanbul, Turkey, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, Northwestern University, 1973.

Career

Bridge design engineer Ministry of Village Affairs, Istanbul, 1969. Partner Mono Engineering Firm, 1967-1969. Engineer Mirza Engineering Company, Chicago, 1970.

Lecturer Northwestern University, Evanston, 1973. Assistant professor University Wisconsin, Madison, 1973-1977, associate professor, 1977-1980, professor, since 1980, associate chairman department civil engineering, 1990—2000, chairman department geological engineering, since 2002. Retained consultant Warzyn Engineering, Inc., Madison, 1985-1989.

Geotechnology consultant engineering firms., government bodies Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Arizona, Washington, Turkey, since 1974. Expert witness law firms, Wisconsin, Illinois, Pennsylvania,, Nebraska, since 1977. Technical consultant Veterans Memorial Park, Minnesota, 1989, Bender Park, Wisconsin, 2001, Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District Sludge Lagoon Capping, Wisconsin, 2002.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Wisconsin.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor-in-chief American Society of Civil Engineers Journal Geotechnical Engineering, 1984-1988. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

National board directors United States Universities Council on Geotechnical Engineering Research, 1991-1994, president, 1993-1994. Member American Society for Testing and Materials (Standard Development award 1992, 96, Special Service award 1997, 2001), American Society of Civil Engineers (president Madison branch 1989-1990, board directors Wisconsin section 1992-1993, vice president 1995-1996, president 1997-1998, Geo Institute chair international activities council 2000^, Young Civil Engineer award 1977, Merit for Indiana Achievement award Wisconsin section 1988, Outstanding Civil Engineer award Southwest branch 1999), International Society Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, American Society Engineering Education (Dow Outstanding Young Faculty award 1980), University Wisconsin Polygon Engineering Society (Outstanding Instructor award 1992).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: international travel, world history, soccer.

Connections

Married Berrin Inci Demircioglu, September 26, 1969. Children: Barish H., Banu E.

father:
Halil Edil

mother:
Ismet (Tarhangil) Edil

spouse:
Berrin Inci Demircioglu

child:
Barish H. Edil

child:
Banu E. Edil