Dept. of Civil Engineering
University of Toronto, 35 St. George St. Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A4, Canada
Oya Mercan is a Professor in the department of Civil Engineering, at University of Toronto, Canada.
She completed her Ph.D. Civil Engineering (2007), Lehigh University, USA, M.S. Civil Engineering (2003), Lehigh University, USA and B.S. Civil Engineering (2001) Bogazici University, Turkey.
She has experience as NEES Research Scientist at ATLSS Research Center, Lehigh University (February 2006 – June 2008), Post-Doctoral Researcher / Adjunct Faculty, Lehigh University (August 2007 – June 2008) and Assistant Professor, University of Alberta (August 2008- August 2010).
My research interests are directed towards development and implementation of real-time testing methods that couple computer simulation with physical testing to better understand the dynamic behaviour of complex structures, vibration mitigation and structural control.