Academic CV

ACADEMIC EMPLOYEMENT
International Cyprus University FFA Graphic Design Department, Assistant Professor, 2012 - to present
International Cyprus University FFA Graphic Design Department, Instructor, 2011 - 2012
Hacettepe University FFA Graphic Design Department, Research Assistant, 2008 - 2011
Baskent University FFAAD Graphic Design Department, Guest Lecturer (illustration course), 2006 - 2008

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EDUCATION:

PhD in Art Hacettepe University FFA Graphic Design Department at 2011
Post Graduate, Dokuz Eylul University FFA Graphic Design Department, 2001
Bachelor, Dokuz Eylul University FFA Graphic Design Department, 1999

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DISSERTATIONS:

Post-Graduate: An Animation Short in Cut-Out Technique Which Origins from Shadow Play, 2001
Doctoral: Problems in Using Scientific Illustration in Science Books for Children and an Application of a Scientific Book, 2011
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RESEARCH:
Presented Proceeding in International Scientific meetings:
“Examination of Facial Expressions in Illustrated Pre-School Children Books in Relation to ‘Signifier and Signified’” WCES World Conference on Educational Sciences, February 2010, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul
“Picture Books ADD Children Oriented” II. International Child Development and Education Congress, October 2009, Hacettepe University, Ankara

Presented Proceeding in National Scientific meetings
Illustrated Publications in Introducing the Science to Children and Importance of “Scientific Illustration,  Printed Paper, 1. Art and Design Symposium Proceedings, Yildiz Technical University, FAD, Istanbul, Aralik 2008
Informative and Router Signifiers of Cities: Signboards (Ass.Prof.  Zulfukar Sayin, Res.Ass. Elif Songur Dag, Res.Ass. Banu Bulduk) Printed Paper, Hacettepe 9. National Art Symposium, 2011
Other Publications
“Caduceus and Aesculap: Mythology and Comparison on Semiotics”, Article, Grafik Tasarim Magazine, Issue 50, 2012

An Interdisciplinary Area Where the Art and Science Intersect: Scientific Illustration, Article, Grafik Tasarim Magazine, Issue 49, 2012
Alternative Expressions in Illustration: Illustration Using by Embroidery, Article, Grafik Tasarim Magazine, Issue 48, 2012
Alternative Expressions in Illustration: Illustration by Using Found Objects, Article, Grafik Tasarim Magazine, Issue 46, 2011
Scientific Illustration, Article, Grafik Tasarim Magazine,  Special Issue of Illustration, Feb.2009
Memberships of Organizations:
-Istanbul Ex libris Society
-Boyalikus Children Book Designers Group 
Workshops:
(Leader) Altered Book Workshop, Dokuz Eylul University, Young Brain Storm Activities, 2012 (Invited)
(Leader) Exlibris Workshop, Cyprus International University, Library Week Activities, 2012
(Leader) Experimental Sketchbook Project, East Mediterranean University, 2012 (Invited) 
(Participant) Türkiye’de Nitelikli Çocuk Kitapları Çalıştayı, Ankara University, 2009 (Invited)
(Participant) ELIA-European League of Institutes of the Arts, Working Conference on Quality Enhancement in the Arts in a European Context, Hacettepe University, 2009
(Leader) Poster and Illustrated Book Design Workshop, in ECUME, Hacettepe University, 2008
(Participant) Exlibris Workshop with Martin BaeyensHacettepe University, 2007
(Leader) The Life in Woods, TUBITAK Discovery Festival, 2007, (Invited)

Awards and activities:
First Prize: 15. Izmir European Jazz Festival Poster Contest, 2008
14 international - 37 mix expo
14 illustrated book
4 directed workshop

Teaching:
Courses Taught in Cyprus International University
GRAP 102 Basic Design II  / Spring 2011-2012
VCD 102 Basic Design  / Spring 2011-2012
GRAP 401 Graphic Design V  / Spring 2011-2012
GRAP 402 Graduation Project  / Spring 2011-2012
GRD 422 Conceptual Illustration  / Spring 2011-2012
GRD 504 Lighting and Colour  / Spring 2011-2012
JRN 472 Editing in Print Media / Spring 2011-2012
GRAP 401 Design Studio V / Fall 2011-2012
GRAP 402 Graduation Project / Fall 2011-2012
GRAP 461 Creativity in Design / Fall 2011-2012
GRAP 403 Conceptual Illustration / Fall 2011-2012
GRAP 307 Advertising Design / Fall 2011-2012

Courses Taught in Baskent University
GRA 413 İllüstrasyon / Fall 2006-2007
GRA 413 İllüstrasyon / Spring 2006-2007
GRA 413 İllüstrasyon / Fall 2007-2008