What is Solar Decathlon Africa 2018?
Who is Team Bosphorus?
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Team Bosphorus is consortium of two university teams; Yildiz Technical University and İstanbul Technical University from Istanbul that represent Turkey at the Solar Decathlon Africa 2019 competition. The team is made up of 10 small teams which are Architectural Team, Mechanical Team, Sponsorship Team, Construction Team, Electrical Team, Health and Safety Team, Algae Team, Life Cycle Assessment Team, Design Team, and Marketing and Communication Team. The aim of Team Bosphorus is not only to design, build and operate an energy efficient house, but also consider the environmental impacts of the house and the operation process throughout its life cycle.Read more about us
Ilgın Yeşim Eldeş
Primary Contact Person
She graduated from Maltepe University, Department of Architecture in 2013. Between 2014 and 2017, She worked as a communication editor in BETONART Magazine, BETONART Architecture Summer Schools. She was a graduate exchange student at Universidade de Lisboa in the fall semester at same year. She is a student at the Architectural Design Graduate Program at ITU
Architectural Team Leader
Aslı is an architect and a master student in architectural design program in Istanbul Technical University. She is interested in ecological architecture and examine the relationship between sustainable design, nature and science. She worked in various architecture offices and was a part-time lecturer at Sakarya University for 2 semesters.
Construction Team Leader
Tarik Ateser graduated from Civil Engineering Department in Istanbul Technical University. He had construction engineering and structural design engineering experience in his internships at Maslak1453 project and Ateknik Structural Design Office. He is working as structural design engineer at Ateknik Structural Design.
Design Team Leader
Onur Yılmaz was born in 1997, Istanbul. He is an undergraduate student in Istanbul Technical University, Industrial Product Design department. He is interested in sustainability design and functional design.
Electrical Team Leader
Health & Safety Team Leader
Merve Karamustafa is an occupational health and safety specialist at Yıldız Technical University. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering and currently pursuing as a PhD student in Industrial Engineering department Health and Safety programme at Yıldız Technical University.
Mert Sunman graduated from Yıldız Technical University Faculty of Sciences Physics Department in 2013. He is now a master of science student at Yıldız Technical University Mechanical engineering department, and a professional with 4 years of extensive knowledge and experience in multicultural team, mechanical design, planning, scheduling, quantity surveying, project coordination and site engineer.
Design Team Member
Ege Nurcan was born in 1997, Istanbul. He is an undergraduate student in Istanbul Technical University, Industrial Product Design department. He has product and concept manufacturing and assembly line design experience in his internship at Ford Otosan. He is interested in sustainability design and functional design.
Ece Zeynep Kalyoncuoğlu
Algea Team Member
Ece is studying Environmental Engineering at Yildiz Technical University. She studied Russian language three semesters in National Research Nuclear University in Russia. She was a campus director of Hult Prize Yildiz in 2017. She is interested in renewable and alternative energy sources.
Mechanical Instulation Mentor
Mechanical Instullation Mentor
Structural Design Mentor
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