Ayşe Sema Kubat

Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, Istanbul Technical University

Prof. Ayşe Sema Kubat graduated from the Department of Architecture, ITU in 1977 and completed her MA thesis (1977-79) and PhD dissertation (1985) in the Department of City and Regional Planning of the same faculty. She worked as an assistant and research assistant at ITU Faculty of Architecture, Department of City and Regional Planning between the years 1980-1987. She became Assistant Professor in 1987 and Associate Professor in 1990 in the same faculty and served as Vice-Chair of the Department of Urbanism between 1990-1992. She participated in the zoning plan and architectural project works of Berksan-Topaloğlu urban planning office at various stages of her professional life. Having served as the Academic Vice President and Rapporteur of the Department Between 1993 and 1995, she became Professor on 15 October 1996. Prof. Kubat has been a a short and longs term visiting scholar to the United States, Japan (supported by the Japanese Government, University of Tokyo), the United Kingdom (supported by the British government), and the United Arab Emirates in order to give lectures, participate in various doctoral jury memberships and in international projects as well as to enhance her professional experience. Prof. Ayşe Sema Kubat was a founding member of the newly established Department of Landscape Architecture at ITU Faculty of Architecture between the years 2002 and 2008. Currently, she is working as a professor at ITU Faculty of Architecture, Department of City and Regional Planning.

Prof. Dr. Ayşe Sema Kubat coordinated the organization of “Ordinary/Emergency UTITU Workshop in Galata and 2006” under the collaboration of Tokyo University and ITU and held the “International Space Syntax Symposium” in Istanbul and assumed its presidency duties in 2007. She was granted the honorary award in 2009 by "Global Centre of Excellence: Program Extension of Centre for Sustainable Urban Regeneration" program of Tokyo University for her efforts and contributions to the joint Project of Sustainable Cities of Tokyo University and ITU. Within the scope of “101 Women with Golden Signatures,” she was awarded as the woman scholar of 2010 in architectural sciences.


Session Name Date Time Room
Design for all: Liveable public spaces 3 October 2019 09:00 - 10:30 Üsküdar 3