Prof. Dr. CEM AVCI

Faculty Member, Boğaziçi University

Prof. Cem Avcı received his B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Boğaziçi University in 1979, his M.S. degree from Princeton University in 1981, and his Ph.D. degree from Purdue University in 1985. Prof. Avcı has been working as a faculty member in the Department of Hydraulics in Civil Engineering at Boğaziçi University since 1989. His research interests include Sustainability in Infrastructure Projects, Environmental and Social Impact Assessments, Research and Improvement of Soil and Groundwater Quality, and Waste Management studies.

Prof. Avcı provides environmental, occupational health and safety, and social counseling services to the financial and industrial sectors in Turkey. Prof. Avcı supports his clients in the management of sustainability challenges. He has more than 30 years of expertise in understanding and managing environmental, occupational safety and health and social risks for clients in a wide range of industrial sectors. In the transportation sector, he provides independent consultancy on behalf of financial institutions to metro infrastructure projects within the Metropolitan Municipalities and high-speed train projects within the Ministry of Transport.  At the same time, Prof. Avcı is a member of the Board of Directors of AVERE Turkish Electro Mobility Association and Boğaziçi University Climate Change and Policy Application and Research Center.