Near-shore circulation modeling; data assimilation in the near-shore region, time-series analysis techniques, water-wave propagation, sediment suspension and transport, evolution of the near-shore morphology.
Prediction of low-frequency motions in the near-shore zone; development of a community model for physical processes in the near-shore ocean; shear instabilities of the surf-zone long-shore current.
BS, Bogazici University, Turkey (Civil Engineering), 1991
MCE, University of Delaware (Civil Engineering), 1994
PhD, University of Delaware (Civil Engineering), 1998