He served as teaching and research assistant at Middle East Technical University (METU) and Toronto University between 1980 and 1987. He later joined the Civil Engineering Department at METU in 1987 as a faculty member. He was promoted as associate professor in 1991 and as full professor in 1998. He served as the department chairman from 2006-2012. Professor Özcebe’s field of specialization is on structural earthquake engineering with special emphasis on reinforced concrete structures. His teaching and research areas are design, behavior, and durability of reinforced concrete structures, earthquake engineering, seismic safety assessment of existing buildings, and repair and strengthening of reinforced concrete structures. He is the co-author of two books on reinforced concrete structures and has more than 100 scholarly articles. Özcebe has received many honors and awards over the span of his career, beginning as a University of Toronto Open Scholar in 1982-1987. More recently he received the NATO Summit Science Prize in 2004. His name has been registered 10 times in the Faculty Dean's List for academic performance from 2000-2012. He acted as a committee member in several code drafting committees. These include “TSE500: Reinforced concrete code of practice” published by the Turkish Standards Institute, “Guidelines for the seismic safety assessment of existing buildings” published by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization of Turkish Republic, “ISO-15673: Guidelines for the simplified design of structural reinforced” and “Performance and assessment requirements for design standards on structural concrete” published by the International Standards Organization. Professor Özcebe is members of several professional societies including Turkish Chamber of Civil Engineers (TCCE), Earthquake Engineers Association of Turkey, Turkish Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering and American Concrete Institute (ACI). He is currently bearing responsibility as members of several technical committees established by TCEE and ACI. Professor Güney Özcebe joined the faculty of TED University as Dean in 2013 and he is married with two children.