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Prof. Dr. Kadir Aydın

Prof. Dr. Ali Nezihi Bilge

Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Çimenoglu

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Arif Kamal

Asst. Prof. Dr. Aysel Ersoy Yılmaz

Assist. Prof. Dr. Levent Çolak

Asst. Prof. Dr. Süleyman Kök

Asst. Prof. Dr. Alp Tekin Ergenç

Dr. Abdelaziz Khlaifat

Lecturer Erke Arıbaş

Lecturer Evren Dağlarlı

Prof. Dr. Sumer ARAS

Ankara University

Prof. Dr. Ahmet ASAN

Trakya University, Biology

Prof.Dr. Latif KURT

Ankara University, Biology

Prof.Dr.Gülen ÖZALP

Istanbul University

Prof.Dr. Kadriye SORKUN

Hacettepe University, Biology

Prof. Dr. Cihan Demirci TANSEL

Istanbul University

Prof.Dr. Doğanay TOLUNAY

Istanbul University

Prof. Dr. Selcuk YURTSEVER

Trakya University

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nur Kocberber KILIC

Ankara University, Biology

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Burcin PISKIN

Yildiz Technical University

MSc. Thesis: Investigation of Structural, Microstructural and Thermoelectrical properties of Bi2Te3 and Sb2Te3 alloys, YTÜ, Chemical Engineering, 2001.


PhD. Thesis: Investigation of Semiconductive Alloys Electrical, Thermoelectrical, Physical and Chemical Properties and Their Applications in Industry, YTÜ Chemical Engineering, 2006.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aysun Kilic SULOGLU

Hacettepe University, Biology

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Prof. Dr. Berch Berberoglu

University of Nevada, Reno

Prof.Dr. Zeynep Suda

Istanbul University

Emeritus Professor Klas Borell

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bashir Abul Qaraya

Zayed University

Assist. Prof. Akio Nawakura

Meiji University, Tokyo

Assist. Prof. Dr. Ayça Demet Atay

Near East University

Dr. Özge Mumcu Aybars

Ugur Mumcu Investigative Journalism Foundation

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Assoc. Prof. Hssein KHTOU

Al Quaraouiyyine University, Morocco

Assist. Prof. Zeynep Ece Ünsal

MSc. Abdullah Metin Durmuş (Expert)

Retired Diplomat

PhD Audrey Heffron Casserleigh

Florida State University


Anna Maria Tukiainen

University of Tallin

Jason Hartley

University of Queensland, Australia

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Prof. Dr. Ayse Ozcan - Giresun University

Scientific Committee Member

Prof. Dr. Aysegül Mengi - Ankara University

Scientific Committee Member

Prof. Dr. Derya Oktay - Ondokuz Mayis University

Derya Oktay is currently a Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the Department of Architecture and the Dean of the Faculty of Architecture at Ondokuz Mayıs University, Samsun, Turkey. Prior to her current position, she was the Director of the MS in Urban Design Programme and a professor at Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus, and the Founding Director of the Urban Research & Development Center (URDC) at the same institution (1999-2013). In addition, she has served as the President of the Society for International Development (SID) Lefkosa Chapter in Cyprus. Dr. Oktay is a licensed architect and urban designer in Turkey, and trained at Gazi University, Middle East Technical University,  Oxford Brookes University, UK and Yildiz Technical University.


Her areas of research are sustainable urbanism and architecture, cultural-spatial aspects of cities  housing environments, urban identity, public urban spaces and liveability and quality of urban life, beside her main field of expertise urban design. She was a team member in various urban and architectural design projects and juries, and was a Visiting Scholar in such universities as UC Berkeley, Politecnico di Milano, University of Michigan, and Oxford Brookes University. She has experience in both qualitative and empirical research funded by the EU, USAID, TUBITAK, and EMU. She has authored more than 100 publications including books, chapters in refereed books, refereed journal articles, conference papers and popular press articles, and developed and offered courses. Professor Oktay’s academic experience includes teaching courses on architectural design in urban/local/different contexts, urban design, sustainable development, socio-cultural aspects of housing environments and public spaces. She is on the editorial board of various refereed journals, and the champion/editor of the two special issues of Urban Design and Planning journal on the themes of ‘Quality of Life in Cities’ and ‘Urban Identity in the Era of Globalisation’.

Scientific Committee Member

Prof. Dr. Elif Ozlem Oral Aydin - Gebze Technical University

She was born in Isparta/Türkiye. She has completed her undergraduate, master and PH.D studies at Istanbul Technical University. She has been awarded by Foundation For Architecture – Turkey in 2005 and European Union (the Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Awards) in 2006 with her Ph.D. thesis. Her research interests are monument conservation, urban preservation, adaptive re-use and industrial heritage. She is currently head of the Department of Architecture at Gebze Technical University.

She has published many national and international manuscripts and books. She contributes design and conservation studios and also conducts many graduate and doctoral thesis. Adding value to historic environments as a part of living fabric is her educational philosophy. She is a member of organizations such as ICOMOS, DOCOMOMO and is a member of Kocaeli Cultural Assets Conservation Board.

Scientific Committee Member