Design For A Better Governance Providence RI 2016
Independent Study with Asst. Prof. John Lauerman
Research on problems in current government systems. Designed solutions through transparency and participation. Project has been selected to be presented at RISD Net Impact, an organization interested in using business skills in support of social impact.
Cessna Aircraft Company/ RISD Providence RI 2016
The Design of Flight Experience Studio Design Team Member
Collaborated with the Interior Design Department on the development of the interiors for Cessna Citation Hemisphere jet.
KAMER Foundation Istanbul 2016
Active member of KAMER, Women’s Right Foundation to combat violence and discrimination against women in Turkey. Designed catalogs and brochures for the organization.
Ezra Smith Architectural & Marine Design Wickford RI 2015
Assisted with ongoing marine and architectural design projects. Helped with drafting, 3D modelling, prototyping and website maintenance.
Rhode Island Natural History Survey RI 2016
BioBlitz Avocational Naturalist
Surveyed fungi species in Little Compton, RI and Lichen species in Hopkinton, RI.
Rhode Island School of Design Providence RI 2015
Assisted Stefanie Pender and Kai Franz’s Spatial Dynamics studio for Foundation Studies. Supervised students with computer-aided design and rapid prototyping.
New Media Artist Kai Franz Pawtucket RI 2015
Aided with the production of artwork and maintenance of the studio.
TED Open Translation Project 2011
Translated Tom Shannon’s The Painter and the Pendulum talk from English to Turkish.
Rhode Island School of Design Providence RI 2013-2017
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Industrial Design. Minor in Nature,Culture, Sustainability Studies.
Boğaziçi University Istanbul 2016
Department of Political Science and International Relations: Media and Globalization
Brown University Providence RI 2015
Department of Engineering: The Entrepreneurial Process: Innovation in Practice
Genspace Biofabricate Summit Brooklyn NY 2015
Biofabricating Colour for Future Shibori Workshop with Natsai Audrey Chieza. Attended with RISD sponsorship.
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts Gatlinburg TN 2014
E-Textiles and Paper Computing. Attended with merit based RISD scholarship.
Political & Socially Responsible Design
CAD (SolidWorks, Rhino, Autodesk Fusion)
Rendering, Animation , Adobe Suite
Web programming (HTML, CSS)
Concept development, Prototyping, Woodworking, Metalworking, CNC Machining, Casting, Digital Fabrication (3D Printing, Laser cutting)
Electronic textiles, Arduino