Suzi Dilara MANGAN


Suzi Dilara Mangan received her Bachelor degree in architecture from Yildiz Technical University in 2004. She got the Master degree (2006) from Istanbul Technical University (ITU), Environmental Control & Building Technology Program by her thesis on “Evaluation of Intelligent Building Subsystems: Istanbul Case”. She worked for national and international architectural offices and construction firms between 2003-2009. She has been a BREEAM International Assessor since 2011 and a specialist in Energy Performance Certificate in Turkey since 2013. She received PhD degree (2015) from ITU, Building Science Program with her dissertation titled “An Approach for the Evaluation of the Residential Buildings’ Performances in terms of Life Cycle Energy and Cost Efficiency”.  She assigned to be an assistant professor in 2015 at Istanbul Aydin University (IAU). She is presently Vice Dean of Faculty of Architecture and Design and Vice Chair of Department of Architecture of IAU. She has been teaching courses at undergraduate and graduate levels such as Physical Environmental Control Studio, Architectural Design, Ecological Planning, Sustainable Green Urban Development at IAU. She has studies published in several journals, presented in symposiums and congress. Headlines of her research areas are; sustainability in architecture, sustainable energy in buildings, energy efficient building and settlement design, climate responsive design, passive solar building design, building physics, physical environmental control, building energy simulation. She is the member of Building Physics Association in Turkey, Turkish Green Building Council (ÇEDBİK) and TMMOB Chamber of Architects.


2007-2015 Istanbul Technical University (I.T.U.), Institute of Science Engineering and  Technology, Construction Sciences Program (Doctorate level)
Thesis Study   :  An Approach for the Evaluation of the Residential Buildings’ Performances in terms of Life Cycle Energy and Cost Efficiency
Thesis Advisor :  Prof. Dr. Gul Koclar ORAL

2004-2006 Istanbul Technical University, Institute of Science Engineering and Technology,   Environmental Control and Construction Technologies Program (Master level)
Thesis Study  : Evaluation of Intelligent Building Sub-Sytems : Istanbul Case
Thesis Advisor :  Prof. Dr. Gul Koclar ORAL

1998-2004 Yıldız Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architecture

1991-1998 A.F.K. Anatolian High School

Seminars & Certificates

Train-to-NZEB, NZEB Basics Training of Trainers, Ege University, PHA, Passive House Institute, Limerick Institute of Technology (Horizon 2020), Izmir, 2017

8th International Conference on Building Envelope Systems and Technologies (ICBESTISTANBUL 2017), Interdisciplinary Perspectives for Future Building Envelopes, Istanbul, 2017.

2nd National Building Physics and Environmental Control Congress, Istanbul, 2016.

6 th International Building Physics Conference, Torino, 2015.

12th National HVAC & R Engineering Congress (TESKON 2015), UCTEA, Izmir, 2015.

1th National Building Physics and Environmental Control Congress, Istanbul, 2014.

High Performance Building Design : Applications and Future Trends, Prague, 2013.

11th REHVA World Congress & 8.International Conference on IAQVEC, Prague, 2013.

8th International Symposium on Sinan, Trakya University, Edirne, 2013.

11th National HVAC & Sanitary Congress (TESKON 2013), UCTEA, Izmir, 2013.

New Energy-Based Approaches in Calculation of Heat loss/Gain: Course for the Optimum Design of Future Buildings in Exergetic and Exergoeconomic Ways, Izmir, 2013.

Energy Performance Certificate Speciality, CAT, Istanbul, 2013.

Diction and Oratory Training, Baskent Communication Sciences Academy, Istanbul, 2013.

1th International Green Buildings Summit, Istanbul, 2012.

2nd International Green Buildings Summit, Istanbul, 2013.

Energy Efficiency Technologies and Energy Legislation, ITU Energy Institute-BMI, 2011.

Renewable Energy Technologies, ITU Energy Institute-BMI, 2011.

Green Building Principles Course, Istanbul, 2011.

DesignBuilder Simulation and CFD Training Course, London, 2010.

BRE Global Assessor Training Course on the BREEAM International Scheme, Istanbul, 2009.

Docomomo Workshop, Atakoy, Istanbul-How to preserve a Housing Utopia: The Documentation and Sustainability of Modern Heritage, Istanbul, 2006.

IACES (International Association Of Civil Engineering) Students-Exchange Program- Wuppertal, Germany, 2003.

Work Experience

Istanbul Aydin University, Faculty of Architecture and Design, Department of Architecture Faculty Member (Building Physics and Environmental Control), Istanbul, 2015-…..

Academic Title : Assistant Professor Doctor

Administrative Function : Vice Dean of  Faculty of Archictecture and Design of Istanbul Aydin University, Vice Chair of Department of Archictecture of Istanbul Aydin University

System Construction Inc., Istanbul, 2009-2010
Carrying out workings on the drawings of construction details, materials selection and purchasing of Libya ODOFF Office Building and Tripoli International Congress Center Projects.

ENKA Construction and Industry Inc., Istanbul, 2008-2009
Working on construction drawings of AGIP KCO-NEW Atyrau Headquarters, Multifunctional Complex Central Core-MIBC Moscow City, Multifunctional Complex Paveletskaya Square.

ARIMA Architecture, Istanbul, 2006-2008
Working on preparations of the construction and concept drawings related to many different Project types such as Istanbul Congress Center, Suleymaniye Urban Transformation Project, Dragos Residences, Ikitelli Basaksehir Stadium,Bakirkoy Incirli Transfer Center Project- Bakirkoy Government  Office and Municipal Services Building, Kiptas Esenler Basaksehir 5. Stage Metrokent Project, Topkapı Merkezefendi Residences, Sutluce Culture and Congress Centre. 

AYDINLIOGLU Construction, Contracting & Trading Inc, Istanbul, 2003-2006
Working on preparations of various concept projects such as Gazanfer Bilge Training and Tourism Center, Beyhan Nakiboglu House.

Scholarships & Awards

I.T.U. Postgraduate Thesis Supporting Scholarships (PhD)
Turkish Education Foundation Postgraduate Achievement Award (gpa :4.00 (on 4.00 point) and  Doctoral Scholarship
Yıldız Technical University Honor Award (gpa :3.36 (on 4.00 point)
A.F.K. Anatolian High School graduated ranking  First in Class

Computer Programs

Energy Simulation Programs:
DesignBuilder v3.0.0.105,  PV*SOL Expert 6.0, BEP-TR.
Life Cycle Assessment :
GABI 6.0, Envest II.
Modelling and Drawing Programs:
Autocad (2D ve 3D), 3DS Max, Photoshop 8.0
MS Office Programs

Membership of Associations

TMMOB Chamber of Architects-Istanbul
Turkish Green Building Council-Istanbul
Association of Building Physics-Istanbul