School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
- Rock burst analysis in deep mines/excavations
- Coal burst mechanism investigation
- Damage mechanism and post-peak response of rocks
- Experimental and computational rock mechanics
- Engineering fracture mechanics
- In-situ stress measurement using AE and DRA
Date Position Institution name 2020 Postdoctoral Research Associate The University of Adelaide 2019 - 2020 Research Associate Australian Centre for Geomechanics - The University of Western Australia 2016 - 2019 Teaching Assistant The University of Adelaide 2013 - 2016 Research and Teaching Assistant Middle East Technical University
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2019 Award Dean's Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence The University of Adelaide Australia — 2018 Award Travelling Grant School of Civil, Environmental and Mining, The University of Adelaide Australia — 2009 Achievement Dr. Taylan Bozdag Scholarship Club Certificate of Achievement Middle East Technical University (METU) Turkey —
Date Institution name Country Title 2016 - 2019 University of Adelaide Australia D.Phil. 2013 - 2015 Middle East Technical University Turkey M.Sc 2007 - 2013 Middle East Technical University Turkey B.Eng. (Hons.)
Year Citation 2020 Akdag, S., Karakus, M., Nguyen, G. D., & Taheri, A. (2020). Strain burst vulnerability criterion based on energy-release rate. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 237, 17 pages.
2019 Akdag, S., Karakus, M., Nguyen, G., Taheri, A., & Bruning, T. (2019). Evaluation of the propensity of strain burst in brittle granite based on post-peak energy analysis. Underground Space, OnlinePubl.
2018 Akdag, S., Karakus, M., Taheri, A., Nguyen, G., & Manchao, H. (2018). Effects of thermal damage on strain burst mechanism for brittle rocks under true-triaxial loading conditions. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 51(6), 1657-1682.
DOI Scopus37 WoS22
2018 Bruning, T., Karakus, M., Akdag, S., Nguyen, G., & Goodchild, D. (2018). Influence of deviatoric stress on rockburst occurrence: an experimental study. International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, 28(5), 763-766.
DOI Scopus7 WoS5
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