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									OEA, Inc.                                                                       Ocean Engineering Associates, Inc.
                                                                                                4739 NW 53rd Ave
                                                                                         Gainesville, Florida 32653
                                                                                             Phone: (352) 377-9524
                                      HUSEYIN DEMIR, Ph.D., P.E.


2007    Georgia Institute of Technology                 Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering
2002    Bogazici University                             M.S. in Civil Engineering
1999    Bogazici University                             B.S. in Civil Engineering


Professional Engineer (Civil), # 71494, Florida, 2010

Employment History

6/2007 -Present                 Project Engineer, Ocean Engineering Associates Inc., Gainesville, FL
8/02 – 6/2007                   Graduate Research Assistant, Georgia Institute of Technology,
                                Savannah, GA
9/00 – 8/2002                   Graduate Research Assistant, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey


Dr. Demir earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Bogazici University,
Turkey in June 1999. He got his Masters degree in Civil Engineering from the same university in
June of 2002. As part of his master’s thesis, he investigated effects of offshore dredging on the
shoreline. He used numerical models to simulate wave transformation and shoreline change. He
also participated in field measurements of bathymetry and hydrodynamics on Black Sea coast of
Istanbul. The results of the study were used by the local government to legislate offshore
dredging activities.

Dr. Demir joined the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Georgia
Institute of Technology in August 2002. As a part of his research he coupled a sediment
transport model he developed with wave transformation and circulation models for predicting
beach profile evolution. He also participated in numerous field experiments both near-shore and
offshore making hydrodynamic and bathymetric measurements. As a graduate assistant he was
the instructor for geomatics laboratory class where he taught surveying and GIS. He successfully
defended his dissertation in June 2007.
In June 2007, Dr. Demir joined OEA, Inc. as an engineer. His solid background in coastal
processes, near-shore and open channel hydrodynamics and sediment transport and his
experience both in numerical modeling and field measurements complements OEA’s highly
esteemed work in these areas.

Selected Project Experience

1. NCHRP Scour at Wide Piers and Long Skewed Piers (2007-2009) — Lead Engineer.
   Performed literature review on existing equilibrium scour and temporal scour prediction
   equations and available field and laboratory data. Compared the performance of all existing
   equations against data, performed statistical analysis on the performance of each method.
   Modified existing equations to improve their performance.
2. Vulnerability Pilot Study Phase III, District 7, Florida (2008 – 2009)  Developed SWAN
   wave model for District 7. WAM wave model of the Western Atlantic Ocean, the entire
   Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico was run to calculate boundary conditions for the local
   wave model. The wave model was used to hindcast all the hurricanes that have affected
   District 7 over the past 154 years together with the circulation model results. Extreme value
   statistics will be used to calculate design wave heights, wave forces and storm surges for all
   bridges in the area.
3. Storm Surge and Wave Impacts from the Landfall of Hurricane Ike, Coastal Texas (2008) —
   Developed SWAN wave model with multi-resolution nested grids for wave hindcast of
   Hurricane Ike on the Texas coast.
4. Veterans Memorial Pier, Brevard County, Florida (2007-2008) —Lead Engineer responsible
   for development of design wind conditions using statistical analysis, modeling of waves
   using SWAN, and wave scour.
5. Jackson County, Mississippi LNG Receiving Terminal (2008) — Lead Engineer responsible
   for calculating design wave forces, wave overtopping and toe scour for the seawall
   protecting the LNG terminal.
6.   SR-679 Pinnellas Bayway Bridge (2008) — Performed hydrodynamic modeling using RMA2
     circulation model and SWAN wave model. Analyzed contraction scour using SED2D
     sediment transport model.
7. Florida Keys Scour Evaluation (2007-2009) — Performed extreme value statistical analysis
   on the 154 years hurricane data and numerical simulations and calculated 100 and 500 year
   design wave heights, water surface elevations and flow intensities for 37 bridges along the
   Florida Keys.
8. FDOT3 Bridge Abutment Vulnerability Study (2007) — Performed hydrodynamic modeling
   for 30 bridges along Florida Panhandle using SWAN wave model.
9. Myrtle Beach, SC Near-shore Experiments (2003-2007) —Analyzed and processed
   hydrodynamic data from current profilers and velocimeters and bathymetric data collected
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    with DGPS, Total Station and fathometer. Participated in planning and conducting of all
    measurements. Modeled wave transformation, circulation and sediment transport.
10. South Carolina Coastal Erosion Study (2002-2004) — Performed numerical modeling of
    wave transformation to investigate the effects of bottom friction on wave energy dissipation.
    Participated in planning and conducting of offshore hydrodynamic measurements. Analyzed
    and processed measured data.
11. Tybee Island, GA Offshore Wave measurements (2005-2007) Assisted set-up, deployment
    and maintenance of an offshore wave buoy.
12. Brunswick, GA Entrance Channel Post-Dredging Study (2003) Assisted hydrodynamic
    measurements of the channel.
13. Kilyos, Turkey Dredging Study (2000-2001) Performed numerical modeling of wave
    transformation and shoreline change for the Black Sea coast of Istanbul, Turkey. Participated
    in planning and conducting of hydrodynamic and bathymetric measurements.


1. Demir, H. (2007). "A Process-Based Model for Beach Profile Evolution," Doctoral
   Dissertation, Georgia Institute of Technology, Savannah.
2. Demir H., Otay, E.N., Work, P.A., Borekci, O.S. (2004) Impacts of Dredging on Shoreline
   Change. Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, ASCE. , 130(4),170-
3. Demir, H., Work, P.A., Voulgaris, G. (2004), The South Carolina Coastal Erosion Study:
   Wind Wave Energy Dissipation, Eos Trans. AGU, 85(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract
4. Haas, K.A., Voulgaris, G., Demir, H., Work P.A., Hanes D. (2004) The South Carolina
   Coastal Erosion Study: Nearshore Hydrodynamics Field Experiment. Eos Trans. AGU,
   85(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract OS21B-1225
5. Work P.A., Demir, H., Kaihatu, J.M., Voulgaris, G., (2004) Mesoscale wave energy
   dissipation over heterogeneous sediments. ICCE, Lisbon.
6. Demir H., Otay, E.N., Work, P.A., Borekci, O.S. ,2003. Effects of dredge holes on the
   shoreline change in the Black Sea, Coastal Sediments’03, Clearwater Beach, Florida.
7. Work, P.A., Johnson, C., and Demir, H., 2003. Post-Dredging Hydrodynamics and Shoreline
   Change, Brunswick Entrance Channel, Georgia. Report to Evans-Hamilton, Inc., and U.S.
   Army Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station.
8. Demir H., 2002. Effects of dredge holes on the shoreline change in the Black Sea. M.S.
   Thesis. Bogazici University, Istanbul.

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9. Otay, E.N., Borekci, O.S., Demir H., Work, P.A., 2002. Marine sand exploitation in the
   Black Sea coast of Turkey. Littoral 2002, Porto.

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