Professional Education


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (2014)
  • Bachelor of Science, Bogazici University (2010)

Stanford Advisors


Journal Articles


  • Frequency-energy plots of steady-state solutions for forced and damped systems, and vibration isolation by nonlinear mode localization COMMUNICATIONS IN NONLINEAR SCIENCE AND NUMERICAL SIMULATION Kurt, M., Eriten, M., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. A., Vakakis, A. F. 2014; 19 (8): 2905-2917
  • Experimental system identification of the dynamics of a vibro-impact beam with a view towards structural health monitoring and damage detection MECHANICAL SYSTEMS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING Chen, H., Kurt, M., Lee, Y. S., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. A., Vakakis, A. F. 2014; 46 (1): 91-113
  • Strongly nonlinear beats in the dynamics of an elastic system with a strong local stiffness nonlinearity: Analysis and identification JOURNAL OF SOUND AND VIBRATION Kurt, M., Eriten, M., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. A., Vakakis, A. F. 2014; 333 (7): 2054-2072
  • Effect of 1:3 resonance on the steady-state dynamics of a forced strongly nonlinear oscillator with a linear light attachment Archive of Applied Mechanics Kurt, M., Slavkin, I., Eriten, M., McFarland, D. M., Gendelman, O. V., Bergman, L. A., Vakakis, A. F. 2014; 84 (8)
  • Nonlinear system identification of frictional effects in a beam with a bolted joint connection MECHANICAL SYSTEMS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING Eriten, M., Kurt, M., Luo, G., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. A., Vakakis, A. F. 2013; 39 (1-2): 245-264
  • Nonlinear system identification of the dynamics of a vibro-impact beam: numerical results ARCHIVE OF APPLIED MECHANICS Kurt, M., Chen, H., Lee, Y. S., McFarland, D. M., Bergman, L. A., Vakakis, A. F. 2012; 82 (10-11): 1461-1479
  • Current efforts towards a non-linear system identification methodology of broad applicability PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART C-JOURNAL OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SCIENCE Vakakis, A. F., Bergman, L. A., McFarland, D. M., Lee, Y. S., Kurt, M. 2011; 225 (C11): 2497-2515