Dr. Burcu Ozdemir

Dr. Burcu Ozdemir

Smart City Director at Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Burcu Ozdemir is a graduate from ITU- Istanbul Technical University, Urban and Regional Planning Department in 2008, she completed master’s education at both the ITU and Hamburg Hafencity University, Urban Design Master Program. Within the Applied Informatics Department of ITU Informatics Institute, she received her second master's degree. While studying in 2012 she was employed as an urban planner at IMM. She received her Ph.D. degree from ITU Urban Planning Department in 2017. Between 2015-2017, she served as a visiting scholar at the Ohio State University, USA. Continuing her studies in the fields of perceptional/cognitive studies, urban informatics and environmental psychology, she has been giving postgraduate lectures in these fields since 2017 at ITU. She worked as a Deputy Manager of Geographic Information System Directorate at IMM. Since April 2020 she has been the appointed director of Smart City Department at IMM.

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