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Başak Topal Middle East Technical University Department of Industrial Design Dumlupınar Blv. 06800 Ankara/TURKEY

Education

basaktpl@gmail.com

Middle East Technical University Ph.D. (ongoing), Department of Industrial Design, 2015–

Middle East Technical University M.Sc., Department of Industrial Design, 2012–2015 Appraisal of Augmented Reality Technologies for Supporting Industrial Design Practices Delft University of Technology Erasmus Exchange in Design for Interaction M.Sc. Programme, 2014 Middle East Technical University B.I.D., Department of Industrial Design, 2006–2011

Employment

Research Assistant, 2014– Middle East Technical University, Department of Industrial Design Research and publishing Assisting in theoretical courses  Origins and Attitudes in Industrial Design I-II-III  Ergonomics  Structures

Assisting in practical courses  Industrial Design Studio III  Computers in Design I-II  Elementary Workshop Practice & Computer Literacy in Design I-II

Administrative duties 3D Artist, 2013 Simsoft Computer Technology Industrial Designer, 2012 Albert Genau: Glass Balcony & Frameless Glazing


Research Interests

Industrial Design, User Experience, Design for Interaction, Human Computer Interaction, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality

Publications

Topal, B., & Sener, B. (2015, August). Appraisal of Augmented Reality Technologies for Supporting Industrial Design Practices. In International Conference on Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality (pp. 513-523). Springer International Publishing. Topal, B., & Sener, B. (2015). Augmented Reality for Enhanced Student Industrial Design Presentations. In DS82: Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE15). Great Expectations: Design Teaching, Research & Enterprise, Loughborough, UK.

Technical Skills

3D modelling (Rhinoceros 3D, 3DS Max) Photo editing and graphic design (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign)

Language Skills

TOEFL iBT Score: 112/120

References

Assist. Prof. Dr. Naz Bรถrekรงi Middle East Technical University, Department of Industrial Design Dr. Bahar Sener-Pedgley Middle East Technical University, Department of Industrial Design

Curriculum Vitae  
Curriculum Vitae  
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