Design, Technology and Society Academic Staff; PhD, MSc, MDes

Assistant Professor; Industrial Design

 

Research Interests: longitudinal/hierarchal data analysis, social network analysis, science and technology studies, sociology of education, disciplinarity and interdisciplinarity and sociology of design disciplines and professions.

PhD - Sociology, Washington State University

Masters - Industrial Design, Istanbul Technical University

Bachelors - Industrial Design, Istanbul Technical University

ali.ilhan@ozyegin.edu.tr

Professor; Industrial Design

 

Research Interests: design management and strategy, design policy, history and education in emerging countries

PhD - Institute of Advanced Studies, Manchester Metropolitan University

Bachelors - Industrial Design, METU

alpay.er@ozyegin.edu.tr

Associate Professor; Industrial Design

 

Research Interests: art and museums, organizations of art world, museum and architecture, city imaginary, cultural policies, industry of culture and creative industries

 

PhD - Art History, Istanbul Technical University

Masters - Reading Museums Through Technology, Istanbul Technical University, Maastricht University

Bachelors - History, Bogazici University

ayse.koksal@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Industrial Design

 

Research Interests: design research methods (with a specific focus on design ethnography), design anthropology, user-centered design, and the scholarship of teaching and learning in design

PhD - Washington State University

Masters - Industrial Design, ITU

Bachelors - Industrial Design, METU

Assistant Professor; Communication Design

 

Research Interests: documentary film, narrative structures, interactive cinema and film editing theories.

PhD - Art and Design, Yıldız Technical University

Masters - Art and Design, Yıldız Technical University

Bachelors - Mining Engineeering, Istanbul Technical University

metin.cavus@ozyegin.edu.tr

Professor; Architecture

 

Research Interests: Mimari tasarım; kentsel tasarım; kentsel tasarım uygulamaları; mimarlıkta biçimbilimsel çalışmalar, mimarlık ve kimlik, araştırma yöntemleri, Kültür ve mekan; yaşlılar ve özürlüler için konut tasarımı ve değerlendirmesi; mimarlık, kent ve kimlik; mimarlık eğitimi

PhD - Architectural Design, ITU

Masters - Architecture, ITU

Bachelors - Architecture, METU

orhan.hacihasanoglu@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Communication Design

 

Research Interests: typographic design and history, visual communication and design education

 

PhD - Graphic Design, Bilkent University

Masters - Graphic Design, Bilkent University

Bachelors - Industrial Design, METU

ozlem.ozkal@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Communication Design

 

Research Interests: spatial communication, interactive exhibiting, ergonomic design and scenography, interactive applications in physical space, interactive media design education, spatial organizations of public spaces and design-driven innovation

PhD - Architecture, Yıldız Technical University

Masters - Architecture, ITU

Bachelors - Architecture, Gazi University

simge.orhun@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Interior Architecture and Environmental Design

Research Interests: social production of the built environment, residential interiors and gender, architecture in late Ottoman Empire and Republican Turkey, modernism and modernization in architecture, architectural historiography, and interior architectural education

PhD - Architectural History, METU 

Masters - Architectural History, METU 

Bachelors - Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Bilkent University

zeynep.ceylanli@ozyegin.edu.tr

Zeynep Karapars

Assistant Professor; Design, Technology and Society

Research interests: User experience design, interaction design, service design, user research method, qualitative research methods 

PhD - Industrial Design, METU

Masters - Industrial Design, METU

Bachelors - Economy, Bilkent University

zeynep.karapars@ozyegin.edu.tr

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Architecture Academic Staff; MSc, MArch

Professor; Architecture

 

Research Interests: Architectural Design Theories, Environment-Behavior Studies and Theories, Space Syntax Theory for Architecture, Architectural Epistemology, Vernacular Architecture and Cultural Environment, Post-Occupancy Evaluation, Disaster and Emergency Management

PhD - Architecture, ITU; Environment-Behaviour Studies, University of Wisconsin Miwaukee
Masters - Architecture, ITU
Bachelors - Architecture, ITU

alper.unlu@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Interior Architecture and Environmental Design

 

Research Interests: Landscape analysis, landscape planning, ecological planning

PhD - Landscape Architecture, Istanbul University
Masters - Landscape Architecture, Istanbul University
Bachelors - Landscape Architecture, Istanbul University

beyza.gungor@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Architecture

Research Interests: urban space, public spaces and alternative city readings

PhD - Architecture, ITU

Masters - Architecture, Uludağ University

Bachelors - Architecture, Eastern Mediterranean University

demet.mutman@ozyegin.edu.tr

Derya Yorgancıoğlu

Assistant Professor; Architecture

Research Interests: theory and research in architecture, architectural design, architectural education, architecture-phenomenology relationality, learning space design, scholarship of teaching and learning in higher education, architecture and children studies.

PhD - Architecture, METU

Masters - Architecture, METU

Bachelors - Architecture, Yıldız Technical University

derya.yorgancioglu@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Architecture

 

Research Interests: building energy performance, lighting and daylighting performance modeling and simulations, energy efficient and sustainable architectural design development, thermal and visual comfort analyses, zero/nearly zero energy/carbon building design, renewable energy systems and district energy systems

PhD - Construction Sciences (Architecture), ITU
Masters - Environmental Control and Construction Technology (Architecture), ITU
Bachelors - Architecture, ITU

ece.kalaycioglu@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Architecture

 

Research Interests: housing sector, housing demand, vernacular architecture, housing and energy, occupant behavior, project management and qualitative research methods

PhD - Architecture, ITU

Masters - Architecture, ITU
Bachelors - Architecture, ITU

ebru.karahan@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Architecture

 

Research Interests: Architectural Design, Ecological Design, Housing-Housing Settlements, Architectural Education

PhD - Architecture - Architectural Design, Yıldız Technical University

Masters - Architecture - Building Physics and Material, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University

Bachelors - Architecture, Yıldız Technical University

guliz.ozorhon@ozyegin.edu.tr

Professor; Architecture

 

Research Interests: Architectural Design Education, housing design and research, culture and space studies, globalization and its effects on new housing trends, urban transformation and revitalization projects

PhD - Architecture, ITU

Masters - Architecture, ITU
Bachelors - Architecture, ITU

hulya.turgut@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Interior Architecture and Environmental Design

 

Research Interests: Project and Construction Management, Strategic Management, Performance Measurement/Management in Construction, Research Methods for Construction, Multi-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) in Construction and Sustainability in Construction

PhD - Architecture - Building Sciences, ITU
Masters - Architecture - Project and Constuction Management, ITU
Bachelors - Architecture, ITU

isilay.tekce@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Architecture

 

Research Interests: Architectural Design, Building Information, Modern Architecture, Ecological Design, Architectural Education

PhD - Architectural Design, ITU

Masters - Building Information, ITU

Bachelors - Architecture, Yıldız Technical University

ilker.ozorhon@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Architecture

 

Research Interests: Medieval and Early Modern history art art, production of art outside of the royal court, Ottoman-Safavid relations

PhD - History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University
Masters - Medieval Studies, Central European University
Bachelors - Social and Political Science, Sabanci University

melis.taner@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Architecture

Research Interests:  urban voids, conservation and re-use of old industrial buildings and areas in urban and regional scales

PhD - City and Regional Planning, METU

Masters - Architecture, METU 

Bachelors - Architecture, METU

mehmet.saner@ozyegin.edu.tr

Associate Professor; Architecture

 

Research Interests: Architectural Design, Integrated Design, Architecture Education, Regional Architecture, Urban Design, Architecture and Children, Tourism, Public Buildings

PhD - Architectural Design, Yıldız Technical University

Masters - Architectural Design, Yıldız Technical University

Bachelors - Architecture, Yıldız Technical University

murat.sahin@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Architecture

 

Research Interests: building physics, environmental control, building energy efficiency, sustainability and green buildings, nearly zero energy buildings

PhD - Construction Sciences (Architecture), ITU
Masters - Environmental Control and Construction Technology, ITU
Bachelors - Architecture, ITU

nese.saglam@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Architecture​

Research Interests: ​pediatric healthcare environments, spatial perception in children, cognition, behaviour maps, cognitive maps and space syntax

PhD - Architectural Design, ITU

Masters - Architectural Design, ITU

Bachelors - Architecture, ITU

gul.canakcioglu@ozyegin.edu.tr

Professor; Architecture

 

Research Interests: Mimari tasarım; kentsel tasarım; kentsel tasarım uygulamaları; mimarlıkta biçimbilimsel çalışmalar, mimarlık ve kimlik, araştırma yöntemleri, Kültür ve mekan; yaşlılar ve özürlüler için konut tasarımı ve değerlendirmesi; mimarlık, kent ve kimlik; mimarlık eğitimi

PhD - Architectural Design, ITU

Masters - Architecture, ITU

Bachelors - Architecture, METU

orhan.hacihasanoglu@ozyegin.edu.tr

Özlem Altınkaya Genel

Assistant Professor; Architecture

Research Interests: Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Development, Urban Geography, Critical Cartography, Environmental History, Turkey, Marmara Region, Istanbul. 

PhD - Graduate School of Design, Harvard University

Masters - Architectural Design, Bilgi University

Bachelors - Architecture, Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts 

ozlem.altinkaya@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Architecture

 

Research Interests: building materials’ and components’ hygrothermal performance, energy conscious building design and post occupancy evaluation especially in LEED certified buildings

PhD - Architecture, ITU

Masters - Architecture, Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts

Bachelors - Architecture, ITU

ozgur.gocer@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Architecture

 

Research Interests: Building Information, Architectural Design

PhD - Architectural Design, Yıldız Technical University

Masters - Architecture, Yıldız Technical University

Bachelors - Architecture, İstanbul State Academy of Engineering and Architecture

semra.tokay@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Interior Architecture and Environmental Design

 

Research Interests: computational design, material systems, digital fabrication, performance assessments and optimization processes

 

PhD - Architecture, ITU

Masters - Architecture, Architectural Association

Bachelors - Architecture, ITU

sevil.yazici@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Architecture

Research Interests: methodology of historiography and critical philosophy

PhD - Architectural History, Yıldız Technical University

Masters - Architectural History, Yıldız Technical University

Bachelors - Architecture, Yıldız Technical University

tayfun.gurkas@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Architecture​

Research Interests: ​Energy Efficient Building Design, Building Energy Performance, Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (nZEBs), Cost-Optimality Analysis, Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ), Energy Efficient Retrofit, Cost Analysis, Building Energy Simulation, Passive Design

PhD - Building Science, ITU

Masters - Architecture, I. Azad University of Tabriz

touraj.ashraifan@ozyegin.edu.tr

Assistant Professor; Interior Architecture and Environmental Design

Research Interests: social production of the built environment, residential interiors and gender, architecture in late Ottoman Empire and Republican Turkey, modernism and modernization in architecture, architectural historiography, and interior architectural education

PhD - Architectural History, METU 

Masters - Architectural History, METU 

Bachelors - Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Bilkent University

zeynep.ceylanli@ozyegin.edu.tr

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Instructors

Instructor; Industrial Design

 

Research Interests: Makers, Design process, Systematic design, Do-it-yourself (DIY), Digital fabrication, Desktop manufacturing, 3D printing, Rapid manufacturing, Additive fabrication

PhD - Industrial Design, ITU (ongoing)

Masters - Construction, ITU

Bachelors - Industrial Design, ITU

ali.gokkurt@ozyegin.edu.tr

Instructor; Communication Design

Masters - Game and Interaction Design, Utrecht University

Masters - Information Technologies in Design, ITU
Bachelors - Visual Communication Design, Istanbul Bilgi University

bora.sezer@ozyegin.edu.tr