Product design for sustainability, sustainable behavior change, generative design research, internet of things
Ph.D Industrial Design (2014-ongoing), Middle East Technical University
M.Sc Industrial Design (2012-2014), Middle East Technical University
Thesis Title: Sustainability Considerations on Effective Use of Resources for Small Household Appliances
Advisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Çağla Doğan
B.ID Industrial Design (2007-2011), Middle East Technical University
Erasmus Exchange Student (Spring 2010), Politecnico di Torino
ID236 Manufacturing Materials
ID401 Industrial Design V
ID402 Graduation Project
ID395 Portfolio Presentation
ID503 Research Methods in Industrial Design
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.
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.
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.
“Açık Tasarım: Mutfak Pratikleri” workshop. Facilitated by Yekta Bakırlıoğlu, Dilruba Oğur and Senem Turhan, 21 September, 2016, UTAK 2016 İkinci Ulusal Tasarım Araştırmaları Konferansı.
Awards & Honors
IF Concept Design Award 2013
Braun Prize 2012 – National Winner
Researcher in Sustain! Design Research Lab (2014, ongoing) (sustain.id.metu.edu.tr)
Work on the ‘’Development of Sustainable Design Considerations for Small Household Appliances’’ project (10.2014-12.2015), funded by TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) and coordinated by Çağla Doğan.