Honorary Editors-in Chief of Journal of Construction Engineering, Management & Innovation Academic journal

Professor M. Talat Birgönül

Honorary Editors-in Chief, Journal of Construction Engineering, Management & Innovation

Prof. M. Talat Birgonul lectures in the Construction Engineering and Management Division of the Civil Engineering Department in the Middle East Technical University.

He is a graduate of Middle East Technical University, Civil Engineering Department and received his M. Sc. and Ph. degrees from the same university.

He is the author/co-author of 66 articles published in leading international academic journals, 9 chapters in international books and more than 140 national/international conference papers.  He has acted as the supervisor and/or co-supervisor of 100 M.Sc. and 10 Ph.D. thesis.

His primary research interests include engineering economy, international construction, construction planning, macroeconomic aspects of the construction industry and claim management.

Apart from his academic activities, he acts as an expert witness in Turkish courts and international Arbitral Tribunals and gives claim management consultancy services to leading construction companies. Currently, he is acting as the director of Construction Engineering and Management Division of the Civil Engineering Department in the Middle East Technical University.

Prof. M. Talat Birgonul’s full CV can be reached at http://blog.metu.edu.tr/birgonul/tr/