Mustafa Erdik is the Professor of Earthquake Engineering and Chairman of the Department of Earthquake Engineering, Bogazici University, Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute, Istanbul, Turkey. He serves on the Editorial boards of a number of international journals and is a member of the International Strong Motion Arrays Committee, Commission on Strong Motion Seismology, the Working Commission W73 on Natural Disaster Reduction, NSF, amongst others. He is the author/co-author of over 200 technical publications. Further information can be found here.