Assoc. Prof. Dr

Çağla Doğan

Mail dcagla@metu.edu.tr

Phone +90-312-210-2247

Room 37

Research Interests

Product Design for Sustainability (SustainDRL http://sustain.id.metu.edu.tr/)

Integrated Scales of Design and Production

Product Value, Longevity and Meaning

Design Education and Generative Research for Sustainability

Grounded Theory and Exploratory Research

 

Degrees

Ph.D. Faculty of Environmental Design (EVDS), University of Calgary, Canada

“Product Design for Sustainability – Integrated Scales of Design and Production”

M.Sc. Industrial Design, Middle East Technical University (METU)

“Integration of Ecological and Sustainable Design Knowledge into Product Design Process”

B.ID. Industrial Design, Middle East Technical University (METU)

 

Educational Practice

Undergraduate Courses:

ID 301 Industrial Design III

ID 302 Industrial Design IV

 

Graduate Courses:

ID 561 (ID 724)  Product Design for Sustainability

ID 728 Generative Design Research for Sustainability (co-developed by Dr. Senem Turhan)

 

Thesis Supervision

Mohamed Matboully, M.Des., 2019, The Implications of Sustainable Design Considerations for an Effective Learning Environment in Industrial Design Studios. (SID, Carleton U.)

Ezgi Ozan Avcı, Ph.D., 2019, People’s Empowerment in Design Process through Product Personalization for Sustainability. (ID, METU)

Aslıhan Tokat, M.Sc., 2017, An Exploration of Crafts in the Ankara Castle Area Based on Sustainable Design and Localization. (ID, METU)

Yekta Bakırlıoğlu, Ph.D., 2017, Open Design for Product/Part Longevity: Research through Co-Designing with a Focus on Small Kitchen Appliances. (ID, METU)

Mert Kulaksız, M.Sc., 2016, Experience Chart as a Research and Presentation Tool for User Observations Supporting Design Students at Undergraduate Level. (ID, METU)

Dilruba Oğur, M.Sc., 2014, Sustainability Considerations on Effective Use of Resources for Small Household Appliances. (ID, METU)

Senem Turhan, Ph.D., 2013, Experience Reflection Modelling (ERM) as a Generative Research Method and Student Engagement in Product Design at Undergraduate Level. (ID, METU)

Nazlı Gökçe Terzioğlu, M.Sc., 2013, Extending the Lifespan of Small Kitchen Appliances for Sustainable Design: A Research on Product Maintenance and Repair with Technical Services in Ankara. (ID, METU)

Yekta Bakırlıoğlu, M.Sc., 2012, Biomimicry for Sustainability: An Educational Project in Sustainable Product Design. (ID, METU)

Aykut Coşkun, M.Sc., 2010, Post-Use Design Thinking for Product Design Process and Sustainability: A Study on an Educational Project in Glass Packaging. (ID, METU)

 

Publications

Journal Publications:

Turhan S., & Doğan Ç. (2017). Experience Reflection Modelling (ERM): A Reflective Medium Encouraging Dialogue between Users and Design Students. CoDesign, 13 (1), 32-48.

Doğan, Ç., Turhan, S., & Bakırlıoğlu, Y. (2016). Evolving Paths: Undergraduate Design Education through Graduate and Generative Research with Particular Focus on Sustainability. The Design Journal, 19 (4), 585-604.

Bakırlıoğlu, Y., Oğur, D., Doğan, Ç., & Turhan, S. (2016). An Initial Model for Generative Design Research: Bringing Together Generative Focus Group (GFG) and Experience Reflection Modelling (ERM). Design and Technology Education: an International Journal, 21 (1), 40-50.

Turhan, S., & Doğan, Ç. (2014). Experience Reflection Modelling as a Generative Research Method in an Educational Case for Sustainable Product Design. International Journal of Sustainable Design, 2 (4), Inderscience, 297-314.

Doğan, Ç. (2014). Design Education for Sustainability: A Design Studio Project on the Re-contextualization of the Wind-up Radio. International Journal of Sustainable Design, 2 (3), Inderscience, 195-209.

Doğan, Ç. (2012). Product Design for Sustainability: Development of a New Graduate Course in Industrial Design. Journal of the Faculty of Architecture, 29 (2), 312-329.

Doğan, Ç., & Walker, S. (2008). Localization and the Design and Production of Sustainable Products. International Journal of Product Development, 6 (3/4), Inderscience, 276-290.

Doğan, Ç, & Walker, S. (2003). The Best of Both: A Study of the Feasibility of Integrating Scales of Design and Production for Sustainable Products. The Journal of Sustainable Product Design, 3 (3-4), The Netherlands: Springer, 135-147.

 

Published Design Work:

PanelPlay Design Concept: The Spirit of Design: Objects, Environment and Meaning by Stuart Walker, London: Earthscan Publications, 2011, pp.36-37.

PanelPlay Design Concept: ‘After Taste: The Power and Prejudice of Product Appearance’ by Stuart Walker, The Design Journal, 12 (1), Berg Publishers 2009, pp.33-34.

 

Book (Edited):

Doğan, Ç. (Ed.). (2019). Elektrikli Ev Aletleri için Sürdürülebilir Tasarım Ölçütleri: Bakım, Onarım ve Kaynakların Verimli Kullanımı [Sustainable Design Considerations for Household Appliances: Maintenance, Repair and Effective Use of Resources]. Ankara: METU Faculty of Architecture Press. (ISBN 978-975-429-389-0)

 

Book Chapters & Conference Proceedings (Edited):

Doğan, Ç., Bakırlıoğlu Y., & Turhan, S. (2019). “Sürdürülebilir Tasarım Yaklaşımları.” In Ç. Doğan (Ed.), Elektrikli Ev Aletleri için Sürdürülebilir Tasarım Ölçütleri: Bakım, Onarım ve Kaynakların Verimli Kullanımı (pp. 5-12). Ankara: METU Faculty of Architecture Press.

Turhan, S., Bakırlıoğlu Y., Doğan, Ç., & Oğur, D. (2019). “Görüşmeler ve Katılımcı Tasarım Yöntemleri.” In Ç. Doğan (Ed.), Elektrikli Ev Aletleri için Sürdürülebilir Tasarım Ölçütleri: Bakım, Onarım ve Kaynakların Verimli Kullanımı (pp. 13-59). Ankara: METU Faculty of Architecture Press.

Oğur, D., Turhan, S., Bakırlıoğlu Y., & Doğan, Ç. (2019). “Görüşme ve Yaratıcı Odak Grubu (YOG) Çalışması Sonuçları ve Çıkarımları.” In Ç. Doğan (Ed.), Elektrikli Ev Aletleri için Sürdürülebilir Tasarım Ölçütleri: Bakım, Onarım ve Kaynakların Verimli Kullanımı (pp. 61-102). Ankara: METU Faculty of Architecture Press.

Bakırlıoğlu Y., Doğan, Ç., & Oğur, D., (2019). “Elektrikli Ev Aletleri için Sürdürülebilir Tasarım Ölçütleri.” In Ç. Doğan (Ed.), Elektrikli Ev Aletleri için Sürdürülebilir Tasarım Ölçütleri: Bakım, Onarım ve Kaynakların Verimli Kullanımı (pp. 105-142). Ankara: METU Faculty of Architecture Press.

Kulaksız, M., Güngör-Boncukçu, I., Oğur, D., Paksoy, Y., Turhan, S., & Doğan, Ç. (2019). “Generative Design Research for Sustainability: Exemplary Cases for the Adaptation of the EC Guide Tool and the ERM Method.” In G. Muratovski and C. Vogel (Eds.), Re:Research – Design and the Creation of Social Value (vol.3, pp. 109-130), Bristol, UK: Intellect. (ISBN: 978-1-78938-135-1)

Doğan Ç. (2018). “Integrated Scales of Design and Production for Sustainability: Reflection on Graduate Design Work in Lighting.” In S. Walker, M. Evans, J. Jung, T. Cassidy and A. Twigger-Holroyd (Eds.), Design Roots: Local Products and Practices in a Globalized World (pp. 319-330), London: Bloomsbury Academic. (ISBN 978-1-4742-4179-3)

Doğan, Ç. (2018). Esnek ve Uyarlanabilir Pişirme Platformları için Tasarım Önerileri: Sürdürülebilirlik için Açık Tasarım Yaklaşımı Odaklı Bir Eğitim Projesi. In G. Töre Yargın, A. Karadoğaner, & D. Oğur (Eds.), Tasarım ve Umut [Design and Hope], UTAK 2018 Conference (pp. 529-548). Ankara: METU Faculty of Architecture Press.

Ozan Avcı, E., & Doğan, Ç. (2018). “Birlikte Tasarım Sürecine Yerel Bir Yaklaşım: Nakış Becerilerini Etkin Kılan ve Kişiselleştirmeye Olanak Veren Aydınlatma Tasarımı.” In G. Töre Yargın, A. Karadoğaner, & D. Oğur (Eds.), Tasarım ve Umut [Design and Hope], UTAK 2018 Conference (pp. 29-44). Ankara: METU Faculty of Architecture Press.

Tokat A., & Doğan, Ç. (2018). “Ankara Kalesi Bölgesi’ndeki Zanaatların Sürdürülebilir Tasarım ve Yerelleşme Odaklı Değerlendirmesi.” In G. Töre Yargın, A. Karadoğaner, & D. Oğur (Eds.), Tasarım ve Umut [Design and Hope], UTAK 2018 Conference (pp. 45-60). Ankara: METU Faculty of Architecture Press.

Ozan, E., & Doğan, Ç. (2017). “Exploration of the Ways of Empowering People in the Design Process through Product Personalization.” In C. Bakker and R. Mugge (Eds.), Product Lifetimes and the Environment (pp. 334-339), Delft, NL: Delft University of Technology and IOS Press. (ISBN 978-1-61499-819-8)

Doğan, Ç. (2017). “Transforming and Prolonging Design Lifespans: Design Education Cases for Sustainability.” In C. Bakker and R. Mugge (Eds.), Product Lifetimes and the Environment (pp. 114-119), Delft, NL: Delft University of Technology and IOS Press. (ISBN 978-1-61499-819-8)

Bakırlıoğlu, Y., Turhan, S., & Doğan, Ç. (2014). “Elektrikli Ev Aletleri Sektöründe Sürdürülebilirlik için Tasarım: Kaynakların Verimli Kullanımı ve Ürün Bakımı ve Onarımı Konularında Tasarımcı ve Üretici Yaklaşımlarının ve Farkındalığının Anlaşılması.” In P. Kaygan and H. Kaygan (Eds.), Eğitim, Araştırma, Meslek ve Sosyal Sorumluluk [Education, Research, Practice and Social Responsibility], UTAK 2014 Conference (pp. 133-146), Ankara: METU Faculty of Architecture Press.

Ozan, E., & Doğan, Ç. (2014). “Kişiselleştirme Yoluyla Kullanıcıları Tasarım Sürecinde Etkin Kılan Yöntem ve Yaklaşımların Sürdürülebilirlik için Ürün Tasarımı Açısından Değerlendirilmesi.” In P. Kaygan and H. Kaygan (Eds.), Eğitim, Araştırma, Meslek ve Sosyal Sorumluluk [Education, Research, Practice and Social Responsibility], UTAK 2014 Conference (pp. 157-172), Ankara: METU Faculty of Architecture Press.

Turhan, S., & Doğan, Ç. (2012). “Integration of Generative Research and Sustainability into the Product Design and Development Process.” In P. Israsena, J. Tangsantikul and D. Durling (Eds.), Design Research Society (DRS) 2012: Bangkok (vol. 4, pp. 1895-1907), Bangkok, Thailand: Chulalongkorn University. (ISBN: 978-616-551-569-6)

Turhan, S., Doğan, Ç., & Korkut, F. (2011). “Yaratıcı Tasarım Araştırması Yöntemi Olarak ‘Deneyim Yansıtma Modellemesi’ ve Sürdürülebilirlik için Tasarım.” In Oğuz Bayrakçı et al. (Eds.), Endüstride, Tasarımda, Eğitimde 40 Yıl [40 Year in Industry, Design and Education] (pp. 393-404), İstanbul: Mimar Sinan Güzel Sanatlar Üniversitesi Publications.

Coşkun, A., & Doğan, Ç. (2010). “Post-use Design Thinking: Presenting Insights into a Design Research for Sustainability.” In F. Ceschin, C. Vezzoli and J. Zhang (Eds.), Sustainability in Design: NOW! Challenges and Opportunities for Design Research, Education and Practice in the XXI Century, LeNS Conference (vol.1, pp. 368-381), Sheffield UK: Greenleaf Publishing. (ISBN-13: 978-1-906093-54-9)

 

Conference Proceedings (Presented and Published):

Kulaksız, M., Güngör-Boncukçu, I., Oğur, D., Paksoy, Y., Turhan, S., & Doğan, Ç. (2017). “Generative Design Research for Sustainability: Exemplary Cases for the Adaptation of the EC Guide Tool and the ERM Method.” IASDR 2017, Re: Research Conference, 31 October-3 November, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Tokat, A., & Doğan, Ç. (2016). “Exploring Potential Directions for Revitalizing and Sustaining Craft Design and Production in the Ankara Castle Area.” Sustainable Innovation 16, Circular Economy, Innovation & Design, Towards Sustainable Product Design: 21st International Conference, 8-9 November, Center for the Creative Arts, Epsom, Surrey, UK, 282-291.

Oğur, D., Bakırlıoğlu, Y., Doğan, Ç., & Turhan, S. (2015). “Towards Sustainable Use and Post-Use: Design Considerations for Small Household Appliances.” Sustainable Innovation 15, State of the Art, Sustainable Innovation and Design, Towards Sustainable Product Design: 20th International Conference, 9-10 November, Center for the Creative Arts, Epsom, Surrey, UK, 172-185.

Bakırlıoğlu, Y., Oğur, D., Doğan, Ç., & Turhan, S. (2015). “An Initial Model for Generative Design Research: Bringing Together Generative Focus Group (GFG) and Experience Reflection Modelling (ERM).” LearnX Design – The Third International Conference for Design Education Researchers, 28-30 June, The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, USA, vol.3, 1235-1251.

Oğur, D., Bakırlıoğlu, Y., Doğan, Ç., & Turhan, S. (2015). “Gaining People’s Insights and Experiences: Developing Sustainable Design Considerations for Small Household Appliances.” Unmaking Waste 2015 – Transforming Production and Consumption in Time and Place International Conference, 22-24 May 2015, Adelaide, South Australia, 284-295.

Oğur, D., & Doğan, Ç. (2014). “Design for Resource Effectiveness: Developing Sustainability Considerations for Small Household Appliances.” Sustainable Innovation 14, Cities & Regions as Catalysts for Smart & Sustainable Innovation, Towards Sustainable Product Design: 19th International Conference, 3-4 November, KADK, Copenhagen, Denmark, 162-171.

Bakırlıoğlu, Y., Doğan, Ç., &  Turhan, S. (2013). “Evolving Sustainable Product Design Considerations for Electrical Household Products.” Sustainable Innovation 13, Collaboration, Co-creation & New Business Models, Towards Sustainable Product Design: 18th International Conference, 4-5 November, University for the Creative Arts, Epsom, UK, 17-25.

Bakırlıoğlu, Y., & Doğan, Ç. (2012). “Biomimicry Sketch Analysis: A Generative Tool for Sustainability in Product Design Education”, Sustainable Innovation 2012, Resource Efficiency, Innovation and Lifestyles, Towards Sustainable Product Design: 17th International Conference, Germany, 6-15.

Turhan, S., & Doğan, Ç. (2011). “Design Process for Sustainability: The Implications of User Observations for Emerging Post-use Product Design Solutions.” IASDR 2011: The 4th World Conference on Design Research, 31 October-4 November 2011, Delft, the Netherlands.

Doğan, Ç. (2010). “Reflecting on the Electronic Waste: The Case of Panel Radio Design and Its Implications for Design Education and Sustainability.” Sustainable Innovation 10, Creating Breakthroughs: Green growth, Eco-innovation, Entrepreneurship and Jobs, Towards Sustainable Product Design: 15th International Conference, 8-9 November, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 53-60.

Coşkun, A., & Doğan, Ç. (2010). “Post-use Design Thinking for Sustainability: A Research on an Educational Project in Industrial Design.” Sustainable Innovation 2010, Creating Breakthroughs: Green growth, Eco-innovation, Entrepreneurship and Jobs, Towards Sustainable Product Design: 15th International Conference, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 40-46.

Korkut, F., & Doğan, Ç. (2010). “My Dear Monster Friends: Matrix as an Emotionally Rich Generative Design Tool.” Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Design and Emotion (CD), 4-7 October, IIT Institute of Design, Chicago.

Walker, S., Doğan, Ç., & Marchand, A. (2009). “Research Through Design – The Development of Sustainable Material Cultures.” Design Connexity, European Academy of Design. April 1-3, 2009, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. 482-486.

Doğan, Ç., & Walker, S. (2007). Sustainable Insights – Re-connecting Electronic Products through ‘Integrated Scales of Design, Production and Post-use for Sustainability.’ Sustainable Innovation 07, Global Building and Construction: Systems, Technologies, Products and Services, Towards Sustainable Product Design: 12th International Conference, 29-30 October, Farnham, Surrey, UK,  61-74.

Doğan, Ç., & Walker, S. (2006). “Re-integrating the Local: Examining ‘Batch Production’ and Its Implications for Sustainable Product Design.” Sustainability – Creating the Culture, 3rd Annual International Conference, 15 –16 November, Scone Perth, Scotland.

Doğan, Ç., & Walker, S. (2005). “Tailored to the Local: Demonstrating the Potential of ‘Integrated Scales of Design and Production for Sustainability’ (ISDPS) Concept.” Sustainable Innovation 05, Global ‘State of the Art’ in Sustainable Product/Service Development and Design, Towards Sustainable Product Design: 10th International Conference, 24-25 October, Farnham, Surrey, UK, 83-91.

Doğan, Ç., & Walker, S. (2004). “Encapsulating Ideas: Integrating Scales of Design and Production for Sustainable Products.” Eastman IDSA National Education Conference, 24-26 October, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California, 63-72.

Doğan, Ç., & Walker, S. (2003). “Restoring Local Scale: Rethinking the Company Structures for Sustainable Product Design.” Sustainable Innovation 03, Creating Sustainable Products, Services and Product-Service-System, Towards Sustainable Product Design: 8th International Conference (CD), 26-27 October, Stockholm, Sweden.

Doğan, Ç., & Walker, S. (2003). “Sustainable Design Research: Fact, Means and Ends.” ICSID 2nd Educational Design Conference, 5-7 September, Hanover, Germany, 117-123.

Doğan, Ç., & Walker, S. (2002). “Design in Context: Product Design through Local Initiatives.” IDSA National Education Conference, 17-20 July, San Jose, California, 55-62.

 

Exhibitions

“OpenKitchen: Sustainable design solutions for a flexible, adaptable cooking platform enabling healthy eating habits for shared kitchens in collaboration with Vestel” ID302 Industrial Design Studio Projects, co-organized by Aernout Kruithof, Aslıhan Tokat, Mert Kulaksız and Senem Turhan, 28-30 May 2019, METU Cultural and Convention Center Exhibition Hall.

“Lighting – Sustainable Design Explorations”, ID724 Product Design for Sustainability Design Projects, 02-10 April 2014, METU Faculty of Architecture Exhibition Hall.

“Glass Packaging with Double Life in collaboration with Gürallar Art-Craft” ID301 Industrial Design Studio Projects, co-organized by Koray Benli, M. Erdi Özgürlük, Sedef Süner, Senem Turhan, Fatma Korkut, Harun Kaygan and Mustafa Hasdoğan, 04-06 June 2013, METU Cultural and Convention Center Exhibition Hall.

“Dream Çiğdem Neigborhood” ID301 Industrial Design Studio Projects, co-organized by Anıl Ilgaz, Sedef Süner, Senem Turhan, Fatma Korkut, Mustafa Hasdoğan and Harun Kaygan, 06-09 November 2012, METU Faculty of Architecture, 10 November 2012 Atrium Centre, Çiğdem Mahallesi, Ankara.

“Sustainability and Design”, A Selection of ID302 Industrial Design Studio Projects, co-organized by Aykut Coşkun, Sedef Süner, Senem Turhan, Fatma Korkut and Selim Gençoğlu, 31 May-03 June 2011, METU Cultural and Convention Center Exhibition Hall.

“Dream Campus – Participatory and Sustainable Design Scenarios”, ID301 Industrial Design Studio Projects Exhibition, co-organized by Aykut Coşkun, Sedef Süner, Senem Turhan and Fatma Korkut, 26 November-06 December 2010, METU Faculty of Architecture Exhibition Hall.

“Sustainable Design Solutions for Glass Packaging with a particular emphasis on Post-use” ID302 Industrial Design Studio Projects Exhibition, co-organized by Aykut Coşkun, Erçin Okursoy, Fatma Korkut and Demet Eryürek, 21-23 May 2010, Cer Modern, Ankara.

 

Workshops and Seminars

“Essence of Place” Workshop, organized and facilitated by Stuart Walker, Çağla Doğan and Yekta Bakırlıoğlu, 23-26 March 2015, METU Department of Industrial Design.

Seminars on “Design Education and Generative Research for Sustainability”, ImaginationLancaster, Lancaster University, UK (via Erasmus Staff Mobility Program), 25-29 June 2013.

“Sustainable Design Informed by Nature” Workshop, organized and facilitated by Yekta Bakırlıoğlu, Çağla Doğan, Fatma Korkut and Sedef Süner, 22-23 November 2012, METU Department of Industrial Design.

 

Professional Practice

Teaching (undergraduate and graduate courses):

IDES 5103 – Interdisciplinary Design Development Studio, The School of Industrial Design (SID), Carleton University. (Winter 2018, Graduate)

IDES 3310 – Industrial Design Projects III A & B, The School of Industrial Design (SID), Carleton University. (Fall 2017, Undergraduate)

IDES 5101 – Interdisciplinary Design Development Seminar, The School of Industrial Design (SID), Carleton University. (Fall 2016 & 2017, Graduate)

IDES 3300 – Industrial Design Projects III B, The School of Industrial Design (SID), Carleton University. (Fall 2016, Undergraduate)

EVDS 652.20 – Industrial Design Studio II, Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary. (Winter 2008, Graduate)

Project Consulting: Mayor’s Environment Expo and Nature Photography Contest, 2009 Department of Environmental and Safety Management, the City of Calgary.

 

Awards & Honors

Adjunct Research Professor, The School of Industrial Design, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, 07/2018 – cont.

Ph.D. Thesis Supervisor of Senem Turhan, METU Best Thesis Award in Industrial Design, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, 06/2015.

METU Young Researcher Merit Award, 2013.

TÜBİTAK 3501 Grant, Development of Sustainable Design Considerations for Small Household Appliances, 02/2013-12/2015.

BAP Grant, Prolonging the Life Span of Kitchen Appliances in the Area of Product Design for Sustainability with a Focus on Product Maintenance and Repair, 1/2013-1/2016.

M.Sc. Thesis Supervisor of Yekta Bakırlıoğlu, METU Best Thesis Award in Industrial Design, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, 06/2013.

Bakırlıoğlu, Y., Doğan, Ç. “Biomimicry Sketch Analysis: A Generative Tool for Sustainability in Product Design Education.” Best Paper Award, Center for Sustainable Design, Sustainable Innovation Conference 2012.

PanelPlay PhD Design Concept, Canadian National Merit Award in Product Design at the post-graduate level (endorsed by ICSID), July 2007.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Grant “Sustainable Product Design and Aesthetics with an Emphasis on Integrated Scales of Production”, Project Manager, Prof. Dr. Stuart Walker, Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary, 09/2004-07/2007.

The Jim and Jean Cragg Doctoral Scholarship, Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary, Canada, 2001-2002 and 2002-2003.

Graduate Research Scholarship, Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary, 2002-2007.