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About Emre Toprak

Emre Toprak is a senior structural engineer at Arup’s Istanbul office. Since joining Arup, Emre has worked on a wide range of projects including new design buildings and portfolios of existing structures in Istanbul and Amsterdam offices. He performed earthquake engineering, seismic evaluation, strengthening of existing buildings and critical facilities using state-of-the-art techniques. Toprak also practices and supports the development of REDi Rating System which provides owners, architects, and engineers a framework for implementing “resilience-based design/assessment”, a risk verification approach and business continuity planning in terms of downtime.

Toprak also leads a multi-disciplinary team to support implementing data-driven design culture and machine learning techniques.

Toprak holds his Ph.D. degree in structural engineering from Istanbul Technical University where his…


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About Emre Toprak

Emre Toprak is a senior structural engineer at Arup’s Istanbul office. Since joining Arup, Emre has worked on a wide range of projects including new design buildings and portfolios of existing structures in Istanbul and Amsterdam offices. He performed earthquake engineering, seismic evaluation, strengthening of existing buildings and critical facilities using state-of-the-art techniques. Toprak also practices and supports the development of REDi Rating System which provides owners, architects, and engineers a framework for implementing “resilience-based design/assessment”, a risk verification approach and business continuity planning in terms of downtime.

Toprak also leads a multi-disciplinary team to support implementing data-driven design culture and machine learning techniques.

Toprak holds his Ph.D. degree in structural engineering from Istanbul Technical University where his studies focused on nonlinear behaviour of wall systems in tall buildings. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of New York.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Future Leaders Committee, Global, Turkey (2019 – Present)
  • Future Leaders Committee, Turkey, Co-Chair (2019 – Present)

Events/Initiatives Involving Emre Toprak

Wind Effects on Tall Building Façade Systems

18 Jun 2019, Event Report – CTBUH Turkey organized an educational seminar on the effects of wind on tall…

Seismic Resilience of Buildings

17 Apr 2019, Event Report – CTBUH Turkey held a seminar discussing seismic resilience strategies, featuring…

Events/Initiatives Involving Emre Toprak

Wind Effects on Tall Building Façade Systems
18 Jun 2019, Istanbul – Event Report
CTBUH Turkey organized an educational seminar on the effects of wind on tall building façade systems, featuring presentations by academic and professional experts.
Seismic Resilience of Buildings
17 Apr 2019, Istanbul – Event Report
CTBUH Turkey held a seminar discussing seismic resilience strategies, featuring presentations from a panel of experts in engineering, design, and financial sectors.