Koray GELMEZ, PhD
Phone: +90 212 293 13 10 x 2825
Fax: +90 212 251 48 95
Address: Istanbul Teknik Universitesi (ITU) Mimarlik Fakultesi, Taskisla, Taksim 34437 Istanbul
PhD: ITU Industrial Product Design Programme (2016)
TED University Faculty of Education: Visiting Researcher (2014 Summer)
Aalto University Department of Design: Visiting Researcher (2012 Fall)
MSc: ITU Industrial Product Design Programme (2011)
BID: METU Department of Industrial Design (2008)
Design education, Design pedagogy, Learning, Reflective writing, Graphic design
Delving into curriculum content and pedagogy of the first-year industrial design studio through reflective writing: A study on cognitive and affective processes (2016)
Advisor: Assoc.Prof.Dr. Hümanur Bağlı
Seeking brand recognition through fragments of product (2011)
Advisor: Inst.Dr. Hümanur Bağlı
2018+ : Assistant Professor, ITU Department of Industrial Product Design
2017-2018: Specialist, ITU Directorate of Communications and Marketing
2009-2017: Research Assistant, ITU Department of Industrial Product Design
Course tutor, EUT 419E Industrial Design Studio V (w/ Res.Assist. Enver Tatlısu)
Course tutor, EUT 343E Typography (w/ Assoc.Prof.Dr. Hümanur Bağlı, Res.Assist. Emrah Özturan)
2016: Educational programme design specialist and instructor, Development of technical, design and communication skills in vocational high schools, in collaboration with TEPAV (The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey) http://www.tepav.org.tr/en/haberler/s/4176
2010-2015: Teaching assistant, EUT 121E - EUT 124E Basic Design I-II (w/ Assoc.Prof.Dr. Hümanur Bağlı)
2013-2016: Teaching assistant, EUT 343E Typography (w/ Assoc.Prof.Dr. Hümanur Bağlı)
2010-2012: Teaching assistant, EUT 151E Introduction to Industrial Product Design (w/ Academic staff in the Department of Industrial Product Design)
2009-2011: Teaching assistant, EUT 315E - EUT 316E Industrial Product Design III-IV (w/ Academic staff in the Department of Industrial Product Design)
2009: Instructor, Altın Bilezik Jewellery Design Education and Workshop, European Union (EU) Social Responsibility Project
Gelmez, K., & Bağlı, H. (forthcoming). Exploring the functions of reflective writing in the design studio: A study from the point of view of students. Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education. (ISSN 1474273X)
Gelmez, K., & Bağlı, H. (2017). Tracing design students affective journeys through reflective writing. International Journal of Technology and Design Education. pp. 1-21. doi: 10.1007/s10798-017-9424-1
Gelmez, K. (2017). Towards a taxonomy of design learning based on students reflective writings. REDO Cumulus Design Conference 2017, 30 May-2 June 2017, Kolding, Denmark.
Gelmez, K., & Bağlı, H. (2015). Learning from students: Reflections from personal magazines in Basic Design course. Design and Technology Education: An International Journal, 20(1). pp. 29-37. (ISSN 1360-1431).
Gelmez, K., & Bağlı, H. (2015). Towards new sources for industrial product design curriculum: Collectivism and social network. A|Z ITU Journal of the Faculty of Architecture, 12(1). pp. 161-179. (ISSN 1302-8324).
Irlayıcı-Çakmak, P., İlhan, B., Acar, E., Kanoğlu, A., Şener, S.M., Özçevik, Ö., & Gelmez, K. (2014). Yükseköğretimde akademik değerlendirme ve kalite geliştirme çalışmaları: Stratejik bir bakış. 3. Proje ve Yapım Yönetimi Kongresi, Akdeniz Üniversitesi, Antalya. 06-08 November 2014.
İlhan, B., Irlayıcı-Çakmak, P., Acar, E., Kanoğlu, A., Şener, S.M., Özçevik, Ö., & Gelmez, K. (2014). Yükseköğretimde akademik değerlendirme ve kalite geliştirme çalışmaları: MİMADEK platformu. 3. Proje ve Yapım Yönetimi Kongresi, Akdeniz Üniversitesi, Antalya. 06-08 November 2014.
Gelmez, K., & Bağlı, H. (2014). Reading letters for post-impacts of a course: A case from design education. International Conference on Writing Research 2014, 27-29 August 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Gelmez, K., & Bağlı, H. (2014). Learning from students: Reflections from personal magazines in Basic Design course. DRS 2014 Conference The Big Debates, 16-19 June 2014, Umea, Sweden.
Kaya, C., & Gelmez, K. (2014). Grassroots empowerment with design in a community of practice in Turkey, Journal of Arts and Communities, 5(1). pp. 55-72. doi: 10.1386/jaac.5.1.55_1
Gelmez, K., & Bağlı, H. (2014). Tasarım eğitiminde yeni bir ifade biçimine doğru: Öğrenme amaçlı yazma etkinlikleri. Anadolu Uluslararası Sanat Eğitimi Sempozyumu: Sanat Eğitiminde Dönüşümler, Anadolu Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Güzel Sanatlar Eğitimi Bölümü, Eskişehir. 14-15-16 Mayıs 2014.
Gelmez, K. (2013). Exploring the effects of habits on user-product interaction: An incremental approach. The International Journal of Designed Objects, 6(3), pp. 33-40. (ISSN 2325-1379).
Gelmez, K., & Bağlı, H. (2013). Social network as a tool to develop personas for user research: An exercise from design education. DRS // Cumulus Oslo 2013 The 2nd International Conference for Design Education Researchers, 14-17 May 2013, Oslo, Norway.
Bağlı, H., & Gelmez, K. (2013). Who is the designer?: An experience of collectivism in Basic Design course. DRS // Cumulus Oslo 2013 The 2nd International Conference for Design Education Researchers, 14-17 May 2013, Oslo, Norway.
Kaya, C., & Gelmez, K. (2013). Intervening with design: Building platforms for grassroots empowerment in communities of practice in Turkey. Crafting the Future, 10th European Academy of Design Conference. University of Gothenburg, School of Design and Crafts (HDK). 17-19 April 2013, Sweden. (ISBN 978-91-979541-5-0).
Bağlı, H., & Gelmez, K. (2013). Anatomy of a new "letter": A story of a design competition for the currency sign of Turkish Lira. Typography Day 2013. Paper presented at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India, 7-8 March 2013.
Gelmez, K., Bağlı, H., & Yalçın, P. (2012). A new path to introduce the Color Theory to Basic Design studio: Impressionism as a source. AIC 2012, In Color We Live: Color and Environment, Interim Meeting of the International Color Association, Taipei, Taiwan, 22-25 September 2012: Conference Proceedings, edited by Tien-Rein Lee and M. James Shyu, Taipei, Color Association of Taiwan (CAT), 650-653. (ISBN 978-986-86796-3-4).
Gelmez, K. (2012). Formation, evolution and dissemination of a food practice: Tomato bottling. In F. Zampollo and C. Smith (Eds.). International Conference on Designing Food and Designing for Food. Paper presented at London Metropolitan University, UK, 28-29 June 2012. (ISBN: 978-1-907675-18-8).
Gelmez, K. (2011). İmmib endüstriyel tasarım yarışmaları üzerine bir inceleme: 2005-2009. In O. Bayrakçı et al. (Eds.). Endüstride, Tasarımda, Eğitimde 40 Yıl Sempozyumu. Paper presented at Mimar Sinan Güzel Sanatlar Üniversitesi, Istanbul. 7-8-9 Aralık 2011 (pp. 339-353). (ISBN: 978-975-6264-57-7).
Er, H.A., H. Bağlı, E. Arıburun, Ö. Merzalı Çelikoğlu and K. Gelmez (2009). 4. Ulusal Tasarım Kongresi: Tasarım veya Kriz [4. National Design Congress: Design or Crisis] (8-9 October 2009) - Proceedings, ITU Department of Industrial Product Design, Istanbul. (ISBN 978- 975-561-360-4).
Endüstri ürünleri tasarımı eğitimi ve öğrenme amaçlı yazma etkinlikleri, Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), Ted University, Ankara. 25 February 2016 (w/ Assoc.Prof.Dr. Hümanur Bağlı)
2012-2015: 3to2 Workshop, ITU Department of Industrial Product Design
Bagli, H., & Gelmez, K. (2014). Endüstri Ürünleri Tasarımı Alanında Temel Tasarım Dersine Özgü Bir Yöntem: Salt İşlev, UTAK 2014 Ulusal Tasarım Araştırmaları Konferansı, 10 Eylül 2014, ODTÜ Endüstri Ürünleri Tasarım Bölümü
2017: Book cover design for Yapılarda Su ve Nem Kontrolü
2016: Graphic design for EURO Working Group on Transportation Meeting (EWGT) 2016
2014+ : Cover design for A|Z ITU Journal of the Faculty of Architecture
Vol 11 No 1-2, Vol 12 No 1-2-3, Vol 13 No 1-2-3, Vol 14 No 1-2-3, Vol 15 No 1-2
2015: Logo design for A|Z ITU Journal of the Faculty of Architecture
2014: Fontwalk Kadıköy (w/ Can Güvenir, Gülname Turan, Emrah Özturan)
2014+ : İTÜ Kampüslerinde Yönlendirme ve Bina Girişleri Tanımlama Sistemi, Mekik Servis Bekleme Noktası Kimliklendirme ve Tasarım Projesi (w/ Tayfun Kındap, Gülname Turan, Emrah Özturan)
2010: Logo for "Rekabet Gücü Ödülü"
2. Plastik ve Metal Ambalaj Tasarım Yarışması 2015, İstanbul Kimyevi Maddeler ve Mamulleri İhracatçıları Birliği ve İstanbul Demir ve Demirdışı Metaller İhracatçıları Birliği
14. Ambalaj Tasarımı Ulusal Öğrenci Yarışması 2018, Ambalaj Sanayicileri Derneği (ASD) ve Reed TÜYAP
2016: Design Turkey 2016, Good Design Award (w/ Emrah Özturan, Gülname Turan)
2009: 1st Prize Winner (w/ Ahmet Bekteş, İrem Çelik)
Electric and Electronic Small Household Appliances
IMMIB Industrial Design Competition
2009: Press Prize Winner (w/ Ahmet Bekteş, İrem Çelik)
Plastic House and Kitchen Appliances
IMMIB Industrial Design Competition
2008: 1st Prize Winner (w/ Ahmet Bekteş)
Tableware Out of Marble or Other Natural Stones
IMMIB Industrial Design Competition
2007: 3rd Prize Winner (w/ İrem Çelik, Pınar Çevikayak, Merve Postalcıoğlu)
MOSDER III. National Household Furniture Design Contest
May 2018+ : Vice Chairperson, ITU Dept. of Industrial Product Design
2014+ : Editorial Secreteriat, A|Z ITU Journal of the Faculty of Architecture
2011-2012: Representative of Research Assistant, ITU Faculty of Architecture
2010-2012: Representative of Research Assistant, ITU Dept. of Industrial Product Design
2011-2014: Member of Scholarship and Award Committee, ITU Faculty of Architecture
2012-2014: Member of Quality Management Committee, ITU Faculty of Architecture
2015: Hometown Project Exhibition, ITU Ayazaga SDKM, Istanbul (w/ Reyda Dönmez, Gizem Dündar, Onur Yılmaz)
Students' projects from typography class (w/ Assoc.Prof.Dr. Hümanur Bağlı)
2012: Member of Organizing Committee, Secretariat
"Turkey Meets Finland", Table of Contents: Contemporary Tableware Design from
Istanbul, Seminar and Exhibition/Helsinki, CAISA Gallery
2011: Istanbul Design Week
IDW Combined Universities and Project Exhibition, ITU IPD Section
2010: Member of Organizing Committee, Secretariat
Swedish Seeds Seminar and Exhibition/Istanbul
2009: Member of Organizing Committee, Secretariat
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