Res. Assist.

Emre Çağlar

Mail caemre@metu.edu.tr

Phone 90 312 210 7288

Room 422

Research Interests

Design fiction, design insights, narrative and storytelling, design for the future, interaction design, internet of things, design education

Personal Area

Degrees

PhD Candidate (2014 – Ongoing), Industrial Design, Middle East Technical University, Ankara

MA (2010 – 2011), Interaction Design, Domus Academy, Milano

BSc (2005 – 2009), Industrial Design, Middle East Technical University, Ankara

Conference Papers

Caglar E., & Simsek Caglar P. (2018). Ontolojik Öyküleme ile Tasarım Kurgusu Modellemesi. STS Turkey 2018, 10-11 September 2018, Ankara: METU.

Tuna, N., & Caglar, E. (2018). Thematic Analysis of Online Comments for Design Researchers to Contribute to Autonomous Technologies. In O. Moslemian & M. Karyda (Eds.), Proceedings of SIDeR ’18 14th Student Interaction Design Research Conference (pp. 38–41). Helsinki: Aalto University.

Caglar, E., Demir, Ö. and Kaygan, P. (2015). One day of the designer: Exploring students’ perspectives on the relationship between individual and collaborative work in design process. In Senses & Sensibility’15: Design as a Trade, Proceedings of the UNIDCOM/IADE 8th International Conference, 5-7 October 2015, edited by E. Duarte, C. Duarte and F. C. Rodrigues, 353-360, IADE – Creative University, Portugal.

Workshops

“Tasarım Kurgusu Kullanarak Kullanım Bilgisi toplama ve Tasarım Öngörüleri Oluşturma”, Facilitated by Nagihan Tuna and Emre Çağlar, September 12 2018, UTAK 2018 3. Ulusal Tasarım Araştırmaları Konferansı

Educational Practice

Teaching Assistant (2014 – ongoing), Middle East Technical University, Ankara

ID 401 Industrial Design V, ID 402 Graduation Project, ID 311 Computers in Design, ID 390 Summer Workshop in Computers, ID 480 Design Management, ID 313/4 Interactive Prototyping for Designers

Part-Time Instructor (2012 – 2014), Atılım University, Ankara

Developing and conducting of the following classes: EÜT 190 Summer Practice I (Computer), EÜT 212 Structure, EÜT 241 Computer Aided Design I, EÜT 242 Computer Aided Design II, EÜT 261 Model Making, GTM 046 Computer Aided
3D Visualization in Industrial Design

Professional Practice

Founding Partner and Interaction Designer (2013 – Ongoing), Thinbox Design, Ankara

Consulting and working on various industrial and interaction projects as well as sectorial research projects together with development agencies.

Founding Partner and Product Designer (2011 – 2013), Otto312 Creative Consultancy, Ankara

Consulting and working on various industrial and interior design projects.

Part-Time Consultant (2010 – 2011), Sanset-Ikoor, Ankara

Consulting the in-house design team on product design, regarding airport products and PSS.

Conceptual Researcher (2010 – 2011), Forakis Design, Milano

Researching on the future use patterns of Facebook and Twitter, conceptualizing privacy focused, anonymous social networks.

Product Designer (2009 – 2010), Sanset-Ikoor, Ankara

Solving design systems regarding the auditorium of Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center in collaboration with Zaha Hadid Architects.

Awards

International Lift Design Competition

1st Place
2013

International Lift Design Competition
2nd Place
2013

Automotive Project Design Competition
1st Place
2012

IMMIB Design Competition
Honorable Mention
2011

The Marmara Hotel
Design Competition
1st Place
2011

The Marmara Hotel
Design Competition
2nd Place
2011

W Hotel Young
Designers Competition
2nd Place
2011

W Hotel Young
Designers Competition
Finalist
2011

British Council Creative
Entrepreneurship Award
Finalist
2011

Mosder Design Competition
Honorable Mention
2010

International Lift
Design Competition
2nd Place
2009

Corio Malls
Design Competition
1st Place
2009

IMMIB Design Competition
2nd Place
2008

Mosder Design Competition
Honorable Mention
2008

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