Zeynep. B. Bundur is an assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Özyeğin University (ÖzÜ). Her teaching and research focus on materials used in civil engineering. Dr. Bundur received a Ph.D. in 2013 in Civil Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin). Under the supervision of Professor Raissa D. Ferron, her research focused on developing self-healing bio-mortar.
Her teaching and research focus on materials used in civil engineering applications. Trained as a civil engineer and materials scientist, she primarily focuses on the development of novel sustainable construction materials and chemical issues in cement-based materials. She directs her research with the vision of establishing an interdisciplinary research group which is recognized at national and international research area, following technological developments and the global problems of the sector.
Currently, Dr. Bundur is the primary supervisor of Construction Materials Laboratory at ÖzÜ. Her research mainly focuses on the material science of concrete, additive manufacturing, self-healing cement-based materials, alternative cementitious materials, geopolymers, and bio-based admixtures.