Education

Education

Expected Jan 2020
Expected Jan 2020
Expected Jan 2020

PhD in Graphic Design / Ottoman Typography History 
Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul, Turkey

PhD in Graphic Design 
Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul, Turkey

Aug 2009
Aug 2009
Aug 2009

MFA in Visual Communication Design
Purdue University, West Lafayette IN, USA

MFA in Visual Communication Design
Purdue University, West Lafayette IN, USA

Jun 2006
Jun 2006
Jun 2006

BFA in Graphic Design
Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience

Sep 2009 — Present
Sep 2009 — Present
Sep 2009 — Present

Full Time Faculty Member, Visual Arts & Visual Communication Design
Sabancı University, VAVCD Program, Istanbul, Turkey

Full Time Faculty Member
Sabancı University, VAVCD, Istanbul, Turkey

Aug 2006 — 2009
Aug 2006 — 2009
Aug 2006 — 2009

Instructor, Visual Communication Design Department
Purdue University, West Lafayette IN, USA

Instructor, VCD Department
Purdue University, West Lafayette IN, USA

Selected Presentations

Selected Presentations

Jan 19, 2019
Jan 19, 2019
Jan 19, 2019

History of Ottoman Graphic & Type Design
Vije School of Visual Communications, Tehran, Iran

Nov 16, 2018
Nov 16, 2018
Nov 16, 2018

The Punchcutter: Mühendisyan, Presentation & Sound Composition w/ Candaş Şişman
Hrant Dink Foundation, Istanbul, Turkey

May 26, 2018
May 26, 2018
May 26, 2018

Ottoman Naskh Typefaces: Origins, Development and European Counterparts
Typofest 2018 | Plovdiv Drama Theatre, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Jul 25, 2017
Jul 25, 2017
Jul 25, 2017

Bridging Between Arabic Script & Type, panel w/ Lara Captan and Kristyan Sarkis
Dar El-Nimer for Arts and Culture, Beirut, Lebanon

Nov 23, 2016
Nov 23, 2016
Nov 23, 2016

Osmanlı Tipografi ve Font Kültürü
İkinci Uluslararası Basev Kongresi, İstanbul, Türkiye

Oct 28, 2016
Oct 28, 2016
Oct 28, 2016

The Genealogy of the Ottoman Naskh Typefaces
Granshan 2016 | Navigating Communities, Cairo, Egypt

Jul 09, 2016
Jul 09, 2016
Jul 09, 2016

Rethinking Typography as a Field in Turkey, presentation w/ Özlem Özkal
ICTVC 2016 | Thessaloniki, Greece

Jun 06, 2016
Jun 06, 2016
Jun 06, 2016

The Pivotal Role of Arabic Script Grammar in the Transition From
Manual to Mechanized Text reproduction, presentation w/ Thomas Milo
University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

The Pivotal Role of Arabic Script Grammar in the Transition From
Manual to Mechanized Text reproduction, presentation w/ Thomas Milo
University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

The Pivotal Role of Arabic Script Grammar in the Transition From Manual to Mechanized Text reproduction, presentation w/ Thomas Milo
University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Dec 12, 2015
Dec 12, 2015
Dec 12, 2015

Ottoman Typography Towards Modernisation, w/ Özlem Özkal
FaceForward | Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland

Jul 24, 2015
Jul 24, 2015
Jul 24, 2015

The Pivotal Role of Arabic Script Grammar in the Transition From
Manual to Mechanized Text reproduction, presentation w/ Thomas Milo
Granshan 2015 | University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom

The Pivotal Role of Arabic Script Grammar in the Transition From Manual to Mechanized Text reproduction, presentation w/ Thomas Milo
Granshan 2015 | University of Reading, UK

May 22, 2015
May 22, 2015
May 22, 2015

Text typefaces versus display typefaces in the Ottoman Empire
TYPO Berlin | Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

Text typefaces versus display typefaces in the Ottoman Empire
TYPO Berlin | Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

Sep 20, 2014
Sep 20, 2014
Sep 20, 2014

Setting up Latin Typography in Turkey, presentation w/ Özlem Özkal
ATypI 2014 | Museu del Disseny de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Feb 20, 2014
Feb 20, 2014
Feb 20, 2014

Turkish Script Reform and Typography, Presentation
Let’s Type Conference, Ecole Superieure d'Art de Lorrain, Metz, France

Turkish Script Reform and Typography, Presentation
Let’s Type Conference, Ecole Superieure d'Art de Lorrain, Metz, France

Aug 22, 2013
Aug 22, 2013
Aug 22, 2013

A Graphic Interference on Semantic Flow, Presentation
TypeCon 2013 | Design Education Forum, Portland, OR, USA

A Graphic Interference on Semantic Flow, Presentation
TypeCon 2013 | Design Education Forum, Portland, OR, USA

Apr 02, 2013
Apr 02, 2013
Apr 02, 2013

A Graphic Interference on Semantic Flow, Presentation w/ Elif Ayiter
DI-EGY-FEST | Consciousness Reframed 13, Cairo, Egypt

Dec 07, 2011
Dec 07, 2011
Dec 07, 2011

A Graphic Interference on Semantic Flow, Presentation w/ Elif Ayiter
International Conference on Arts and Technology 2011, Esbjerg, Denmark

Sep 17, 2011
Sep 17, 2011
Sep 17, 2011

The Lack of Latin Typographic Heritage and Type Design in Turkey
ATypI 2011 | Harpa Concert Hall, Reykjavik, Iceland

The Lack of Latin Typographic Heritage and Type Design in Turkey
ATypI 2011 | Harpa Concert Hall, Reykjavik, Iceland

Jul 10, 2011
Jul 10, 2011
Jul 10, 2011

The Lack of Latin Typographic Heritage and Type Design in Turkey
TypeCon 2011 | New Orleans, LA, USA

Sabancı University
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Tuzla, 34956 Istanbul

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