Huseyin Bilgin is the Professor of Civil (Structural) Engineering at Epoka University, Tirana Albania. He is actively taking part in teaching, research, and the practice of structural and earthquake engineering, with emphasis on the response, analysis, and design of reinforced concrete and masonry structures.

  • He teaches the compulsory core courses Engineering Mechanics and Mechanics of Materials for second-year students and, he is the coordinator of the elective courses Introduction to Structural Dynamics, Supervised Independent Study and Research, and Introduction to Earthquake Resistant Design in the 7th and 8th semesters of the area of structural engineering specialization. He also teaches the graduate courses Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering.
  • His main research interests are related to the response of structures to extreme loads focusing on the areas of structural and earthquake engineering with an emphasis on problems of non-linearity and performance evaluation of members, connections, and structures.
  • He has been involved in several research projects in these areas and has worked as an expert consultant on numerous engineering projects mostly made of reinforced concrete, but also of other structural materials. He has also participated in various national and international scientific activities related to structural and earthquake engineering.
  • He supervises PhD, MSc, and undergraduate students studying in the above fields.

Academic & Administrative Positions

  • present2022

    Prof. Dr of Civil Engineering

    Epoka University

    • 20222017

      Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

      Epoka University

    • 20172014

      Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Engineering

      Epoka University

    • 20142013

      Associate Professor and Head of Civil Engineering

      Epoka University

    • 20132010

      Assistant Professor and Deputy Dean

      Epoka University

    • 20102007

      Assistant Professor and Head of Civil Engineering Department

      Epoka University

    Education & Training

    • Ph.D 2007

      Ph.D. in Civil Engineering

      Pamukkale University

    • M.Sc. 2003


      Suleyman Demirel University, Turkey

    • BSc 2000


      Suleyman Demirel University, Turkey

    Honors, Awards and Grants

    • June 2010
      Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award
      Awarded with the best Academician of Epoka University during 2009-2010
    • 2006
      Pamukkale University Research Grant
    • 2005-2007
      The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey Research Grant
      Granted with scholarship during 2005-2007 by the The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)