Our co-founder Alp Caner, PhD, P.E. is leading the engineering team of BridgeWiz. He is a professor at the Middle East Technical University providing consultancy services specialized in analysis, design, assessment and retrofit of steel and concrete bridges (2005 – present).
His designs include long-span bridges and other transportation structures such as tunnels while working at the Parsons Brinckerhoff (1996-2005). He is also involved in the design of buildings, nearshore type of structures and structural tunnel fire safety.
He is an expert on seismic isolation systems and seismic retrofit techniques. He has patented the ball rubber bearings for seismic isolation and an innovative damper system called backbone damper with recentering ability.