Cagla Keles
Drexel University
Member ID 3325
Member since Sep 15, 2022
Status Active


Çağla Keleş graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Department of Architecture in 2017 with 3,51 GPA in high honor degree list. She studied with high honor scholarship from the National Petrol Foundation of Turkey between 2015 and 2017. Throughout her student life, she was involved in several national and international workshops as well as volunteer activities. After graduation, she worked as an Architect for a year at Norm Architects, Istanbul. She participated in several projects like the university campus, hotel, and hospital projects, and she was in charge of both interior design and construction projects. In 2018, she started MSc. at Istanbul Technical University, Environmental Control, and Building Technologies Program, and received her degree in 2021 with 3.88 GPA. She has attended several international conferences since then. She received the "Excellent Paper" award from the International Institute of Engineers & Researchers in 2019 at Boston, USA. In 2019, she started to work as a Research &Teaching Assistant in the Architecture Department at Istanbul Medipol University, School of Fine Arts, Design, and Architecture. In January 2021, she joined BIM4Turkey Association as International Relations Coordinator. She is responsible for engaging international partnerships for enhancing the digital transformation of cities through BIM. In September 2022, she started her PhD in Architectural Engineering at Drexel University, College of Engineering.

Research Interests

Environmental Sustainability, Climate Resilience, Building Energy Optimization, Life Cycle Assessment, Circular Building Construction
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