Program Members

Ali Murat Tanyer, B.Arch., M.S. in Building Science, METU; Ph.D., University of Salford.

Room: MATPUM #18, phone: (210) 7274, Email:  | Personal Web Page

Fields of interest: Information Technologies (IT) for Building and Urban Development, Building Information Modelling (BIM), Sustainability and High Performance Building Design, Construction Management

Arzu Gönenç Sorguç, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., METU (Department of Mechanical Engineering); Post Doctoral Studies Tokyo Institute of Technology.


Room: 65, Phone: (210) 2232  | Personal Web Page

Fields of interest: Acoustics and noise control, computational design and fabrication technologies, biomimetics and computing, structural systems and design, environmental technologies, generative systems

Ayşe Tavukçuoğlu, B.Arch., M.S. in Building Science, Ph.D., METU.

Associate Professor

Room: 4Y13, Phone: (210) 6220 

Fields of interest: Construction techniques and detailing; use of non-destructive investigation techniques for building diagnostics and monitoring and in-situ assessment: Infrared (IR) thermography, ultrasonic testing; building materials, their performance characteristics and decay mechanisms

Ayşem Berrin Zeytun-Çakmaklı, B.Arch., M.Arch., Ph.D., METU.

Associate Professor
Room: 24, Phone: (210) 2245;
Fields of interest: Sustainability in architecture, energy efficiency of building materials, life cycle assesment of buildings and building materials, construction details

Bekir Özer Ay, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., METU

Assistant Professor

Room: 404, Phone: (210) 6203  | Personal Web Page

Fields of interest: Disaster-resilient building design, Tall building structural systems, Selection and scaling of ground-motion records, Structural characteristics of Turkish reinforced concrete buildings, Statistical tools for assessing earthquake hazard, Uncertainty in ground motion prediction models.

Mehmet Koray Pekeriçli, B.Arch., M.S. in Building Science, METU;, Ph.D., University of Reading.

Associate Professor
Room: MATPUM #16, Phone: (210) 7264

Fields of interest: IT in construction, information and knowledge management, decision support systems, social networks and process modelling

Soofia Tahira Elias-Özkan, B.Sc., Karachi University; B. Arch, M.S., Ph.D., METU.


Room: 85, Phone: (210) 2221 

Fields of interest: Recovery, reuse and recycling of building materials; deconstruction; sustainability in the built environment; ethical architecture; building performance simulations