Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Hatice Sozer
Hatice Sozer   

Country Representative, Turkey (2010-2012)

Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul Technical University

Dr. Hatice Sözer is a licensed architect and professor at the Energy Institute of Istanbul Technical University, Turkey. While attaining her degrees, she held the distinction of full scholar and research fellow, sponsored by the Higher Educational Council in Turkey. She received her Doctoral degree in Illinois Institute of Technology and her Master of Architecture degree in University of Colorado.

During her Ph.D. studies, which focused on “Identification of Barriers to the Building Integrated Photovoltaic Design Process as Applied to Curtain Wall”, she worked with pioneer architects and engineers on various tall building projects. After graduation, she taught at the Illinois Institute of Technology for over two years with involvement in Ph. D. research activities, projects, and courses.

Dr. Sözer has an advanced research background and practical experience in sustainable design, especially on integration of renewable technologies and building design process. She has many journal and conference publications on these topics and has received numerous awards.