Dr. Yekta Bakırlıoğlu
B.ID, MSc., PhD in Industrial Design
Yekta is a post-doctoral researcher in Design Factors, UL. He received his Bachelor's and MSc degrees in Industrial Design from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. He recently completed his PhD research in the same department on Open Design and Sustainability. His research interests include Design Education for Sustainability, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Sustainability Scenarios, Biomimicry, and research through design.
He used to be a juggler, mainly focusing on fire staff. However, he still juggles whenever he gets the chance.
Dr. Yekta Bakırlıoğlu's Projects
Circular Design focuses on learning for innovative projects to enhance the creation and consumption of sustainable products and services, aligned with European Circular Economy policies.