Asst. Prof. Dr. Bülent ÜNAL

bulent.unal@atilim.edu.tr

Established in 2009, the Department of Industrial Design graduated its first students in the 2012-2013 Academic Year. Rich curriculum of the Department offers a wide range of elective and must courses for professional improvement of our students.

The Department provides students with an education program in accordance with the studies of ETAK (Academic Council of Industrial Design Departments in Turkey) which meets twice every year, and Industrial Design Programs applied in other institutions of education in Turkey. Academic competence of our teaching staff and their relations with the industry are a valuable source for widening students’ horizons. High quality of our Department can be regarded as a significant difference in terms of Research and Development and collaboration between industry and university. Compulsory internship and graduation projects conducted with the industry enable students to be familiar with professional life during their education.

As of February 2017, our Department became a member in (WDO-World Design Organization), an international occupational institution, which has 140 members in 40 countries in the world, which is accepted as United Nation’s private counsellor.

Some of our graduates conduct their master and doctorate studies in Turkey and abroad. Our academic staff and students receive prizes in various national and international competitions, also represent the Department as jury members in national and international organizations.