ABOUT KUAR

Koc University Arçelik Research Center for Creative Industries (KUAR), founded jointly by Koç University and Arçelik A.Ş. in 2015, aims to add value, via research, that increases the efficiency and competitiveness of the creative industries, mainly in Turkey.

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ABOUT ARCELIK

Having operations in durable consumer goods industry with production, marketing and after-sales services, Arçelik A.Ş. offers products and services around the world with its 25,000 employees, 14 different production facilities in five countries (Turkey, Romania, Russia, China and South Africa), its sales and marketing companies all over the world and its 10 brands (Arçelik, Beko, Grundig, Blomberg, ElektraBregenz, Arctic, Leisure, Flavel, Defy and Altus).

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Prof. Dr. M. İrşadi Aksun
Chairman of the Board
Vice President for Research and Development and Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Koç University

Prof. Dr. Oğuzhan Özcan
Director of KUAR
Professor of Design at Koç University

Prof. Dr. Aylin Küntay
Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities and Professor of Psychology at Koç University

Prof. Dr. Hakan Ürey
Director of OML and Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Koç University

Asst. Prof. Dr. A. Evren Yantaç
Assistant Professor of Design at Koç University

Nihat Bayiz
R&D Director at Arçelik A.Ş.

Serdal Korkut Avcı
Industrial Design Director at Arçelik A.Ş.

ADVISORY BOARD

Dan Boyarski
School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University

Richard Buchanan
Design & Innovation, Case Western Reserve University

Richard Coyne
Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, The University of Edinburgh

Meredith Davis
College of Design, North Carolina State University

Daan van Eijk
Department of Industrial Design, Delft University of Technology

İnci Eviner
Faculty of Art and Design, Kadir Has University

Bill Gaver
Interaction Research Studio, Goldsmiths, University of London

Jan Gulliksen
Human Computer Interaction, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Bilge Mutlu
HCI Lab, University of Wisconsin–Madison

John Zimmerman
Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University

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