Carnegie Mellon University

Fethiye Ozis, P.E.

Fethiye Ozis, P.E.

Assistant Teaching Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Porter Hall 123D
  • 412-268-5165
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890


Dr. Fethiye (Fet-ee-ye) Ozis serves as an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering.

She holds a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from the Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Southern California. Professor Ozis is a licensed Professional Engineer (Environmental), in Arizona.

Dr. Ozis enjoys every dimension of being an engineering educator. She teaches across the curriculum and conducts research related to engineering classrooms and innovative pedagogical strategies. She has previously taught at Northern Arizona University and University of Southern California.


PhD 2005- University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
MS 2002 - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
BS 1999 - Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey


Research Group: IESS, CREST

Areas of Interest

  • Climate Adaptation
  • Sustainable Cities
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Recent Honors & Awards

  • 2023: Mentor, ASCE ExCEEd (Excellence in Civil Engineering Education) Workshop, 2023.
  • 2022: Service Award, American Society for Engineering Education, Environmental Engineering Division.
  • 2021: Educator of Influence, Northern Arizona University.
  • 2020: Teacher of the Year, College of Engineering, Informatics and Applied Sciences, Northern Arizona University.


  • 12-100 Exploring CEE
  • 12-216 Research Skills and Topics for CEE
  • 12-333 Experimental & Sensing Systems Design and Computation for Infrastructure Systems
  • 12-234 Sensing and Data Acquisition for Engineering Systems
  • 12-714 Life Cycle Analysis
  • 12-749 Climate Change Adaptation for Infrastructure