Congratulations to “METU Graduate Awards” Winners!

At the 2019-20 academic year METU Graduate Awards, our PhD graduate, Nur Nagihan Tuna Çengel, won the Thesis and Publication Award within the category of "Thesis Awards Contributing to Society and Education" with her doctoral thesis titled "An Ideation Method in Design for IoT: Creating Object Personas Via Sensor Data" [...]


Individual Young Entrepreneur Success!

We wholeheartedly congratulate Cansu Çetin, who has been awarded grant support in TUBITAK 1512 Individual Young Initiative Program (BİGG) with her design project titled "Smart Insulin Treatment in Children with Type 1 Diabetes", which she carried out as part of her 2019-20 Spring semester Graduation Projects course in our department. [...]


A Seminar by Stuart Walker: The Third Exit

Prof. Dr. Stuart Walker, Chair of Design for Sustainability and Co-Director of the ImaginationLancaster Research Lab, which he co-founded at Lancaster University, will be giving an online seminar titled “The Third Exit.” The Seminar will be on Friday, 28 May 2021, 12:30 - 13:30, and we’d like to invite everyone [...]


Workshop: Design for User Intentions

  Dilruba Oğur Aydın, our Ph.D. candidate and research assistant at METU Department of Industrial Design, facilitated a whole-day generative design research workshop by incorporating the “Design for User Intentions” co-design method with the third-year industrial design students on Thursday, 6 May May 2021, within the context of our ID [...]


A Seminar by Ezgi Ozan Avcı: Sustainable Design Considerations for Product Personalization

Dr. Ezgi Ozan Avcı, full-time lecturer in Yaşar University Department of Industrial Design, will be giving an online seminar titled “Sustainable Design Considerations for Product Personalization.” All interested are kindly invited to Zoom meeting on 21 May 2021 Friday, 14:00-15:00. In order to get the invitation link, the registration form [...]


A Seminar by Orhan Irmak: Cardboard and Creative Packaging Design

Orhan Irmak, co-founder and design director of Orhan Irmak Tasarım, will be with us for an online seminar titled “Cardboard and Creative Packaging Design”. All interested are kindly invited to a Zoom meeting on Friday, April 30, at 12:30-1:30 pm. For the invitation link, please fill out the registration form: [...]


A Seminar by Nazlı Terzioğlu Özkan: Investigating User Perspectives related to Product Repair towards a Circular Economy

Nazlı Terzioğlu Özkan, researcher at Product Realisation Department, Linköping University in Sweden, will be giving an online seminar titled “Investigating User Perspectives related to Product Repair towards a Circular Economy”. All interested are kindly invited to Zoom meeting on 30 April 2021 Friday, 12:30 – 13:30. In order to get [...]