Şebnem Yalınay Çinici

+90 212 311 7799

Santralistanbul / 6 NO'LU BİNA 601

Şebnem Yalınay Çinici, Head of Architecture Department at İstanbul Bilgi University, received her B.Arch (1989), M.Arch (1991) and Ph.D. (1999) degrees from Middle East Technical University, Department of Architecture; and completed her Post-Doctorate (2001) studies in Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University. She pursued her academic career at METU, Department of Architecture in 1991-2006, and at Yildiz Technical University in 2006-2011. She has been delivering courses at İstanbul Bilgi University since 2007. In 2003 she founded and initiated Digital Design Studio in the Undergraduate Program of METU, Department of Architecture. Besides conducting first year basic-design studios and design studios of various levels; her major field of research is ontology, technology and philosophy, architectural design, high-end design+production technologies and their integration into design education. She has numerous national and international works and publications on her research topics. Being involved since the foundation of the Faculty of  Architecture in 2009, Şebnem Yalınay Çinici has been continuing her academic carrer in the Department of Architecture at Istanbul Bilgi University since 2011, where she is the Head of Department.