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Assist.Prof. (PhD) Belgin Terim Çavka

Faculty of Architecture / Dept. of Int.Architecture&Environ.Design

Short CV

Dr. Belgin Terim Cavka has been working as an Assistant Professor at Yaşar University, Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design since 2018. In 2019-2020 she was the Vice Dean of Faculty of Architecture. Through 2016-2018, she worked as a Research Associate under Civil Engineering, Project and Construction Management Group at UBC, Vancouver, Canada campus. In 2015-2016, he worked professionally as a Commissioning Agent in the integrated design process of green (LEED) certified high-tech buildings in WSP Vancouver, Canada. Previously, she worked as a post-doctoral researcher under Mechanical Engineering and as a Sustainable Building Science Program (SBSP) scholar/trainee at UBC, Vancouver, Canada campus through 2012-2015. She received her Ph.D. and M.Sc. degrees from Izmir Institute of Technology, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architecture between 2002-2011, while she was also working as a Research Assistant. In 2011, she taught at Izmir University of Economics as a part-time instructor. During her research career, she worked in various research projects on high-performance sustainable buildings/constructions with scholarships, became a member of various international working groups, where she also mentored graduate students. She specifically worked as a data analyst for whole building energy models of various high-tech buildings during her post-doctoral period. She is a sustainability expert and has a background in energy efficient design and building physics. The researcher's interests are sustainability, energy efficient design approaches and measurement & verification (M&V), passive design strategies (Natural Ventilation and Adaptive Thermal Comfort), indoor environmental quality topics (IEQ), building automation systems’ data analysis, energy modeling tools, CFD modeling, Integrated Design Process (IDP), and green interiors.

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Education

Post Doc

/ The University of British Columbia
Faculty of Applied Science/ Uygulamalı Bilimler, Department of Mechanical Engineering/ Makine Mühendisliği Bölümü
Faculty of Applied Science/ Uygulamalı Bilimler, Department of Mechanical Engineering/ Makine Mühendisliği Bölümü
2012 - 2015

Phd

MİMARLIK (DR) (İNGİLİZCE) / İZMİR YÜKSEK TEKNOLOJİ ENSTİTÜSÜ
MÜHENDİSLİK VE FEN BİLİMLERİ ENSTİTÜSÜ/MİMARLIK (DR) (İNGİLİZCE)/
Thesis Name: Climatic considerations in traditional built environments: The effect of natural ventilation on thermal comfort in Alaçati, Izmir, Turkey (2011)
Thesis Advisor: Fehmi Doğan; Hasan Böke
2004 - 2011

Master

MİMARLIK (YL) (TEZLİ) (İNGİLİZCE) / İZMİR YÜKSEK TEKNOLOJİ ENSTİTÜSÜ
MÜHENDİSLİK VE FEN BİLİMLERİ ENSTİTÜSÜ/MİMARLIK (YL) (TEZLİ) (İNGİLİZCE)/
Thesis Name: A sudy on "Temporary post disaster housing unit" constructed with -light gauge steel framing- (LGSF) system (2004)
Thesis Advisor: Y.DOÇ.DR. ŞENİZ ÇIKIŞ
2001 - 2004

Bachelor

MİMARLIK BÖLÜMÜ / DOKUZ EYLÜL ÜNİVERSİTESİ
MİMARLIK FAKÜLTESİ/MİMARLIK BÖLÜMÜ/MİMARLIK PR./
MİMARLIK FAKÜLTESİ
1996 - 2001

Academic Titles

Asst.Prof.Dr.

YAŞAR ÜNİVERSİTESİ / MİMARLIK FAKÜLTESİ / İÇ MİMARLIK VE ÇEVRE TASARIMI BÖLÜMÜ
2018 -

Lecturer

The University of British Columbia / Faculty of Applied Science/ Uygulamalı Bilimler / Civil Engineering / İnşaat Mühendisliği
2016 - 2018

Lecturer

The University of British Columbia / Faculty of Applied Science/ Uygulamalı Bilimler Fakültesi / Department of Mechanical Engineering, Makine Mühendisliği Bölümü
2012 - 2015

Lecturer

İZMİR EKONOMİ ÜNİVERSİTESİ / GÜZEL SANATLAR VE TASARIM FAKÜLTESİ / İÇ MİMARLIK VE ÇEVRE TASARIMI BÖLÜMÜ
2011 - 2011

Research Assistant

İZMİR YÜKSEK TEKNOLOJİ ENSTİTÜSÜ / MİMARLIK FAKÜLTESİ / MİMARLIK BÖLÜMÜ
2002 - 2011

Thesis Superviser

Master Thesis
NUREFŞAN SÖNMEZ Transformation of hospitals through covid-19 pandemic Yaşar Üniversitesi 2021
PhD Thesis

Publications

7.1 Published or Accepted to be Published in International Journals Covered by (SCI & SCI-E & SSCI & AHCI)
SÖNMEZ NUREFŞAN, TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN Recommendations for the transformation of patient rooms into isolated patient rooms in the process of the COVID-19 pandemic Gazi Üniversitesi Mühendislik-Mimarlık Fakültesi Dergisi, 38(1), 175-188. (SCI-Expanded) 2022
Save Paul, TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN, Froese Thomas Evaluation and Lessons Learned from a Campus as a Living Lab Program to Promote Sustainable Practices Sustainability, 13(4), 1739-1765. (SCI-Expanded) 2021
Li Peixian,Froese Thomas,TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN Life Cycle Assessment of Magnesium Oxide Structural Insulated Panels for a Smart Home in Vancouver ENERGY AND BUILDINGS, 175(), 78-86. (SCI-Expanded) 2018
7.2 Published or accepted to be published in International journals covered by other indexes
TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN, ÇAVKA HASAN BURAK, Salehi M. Mahdi An investigation of the design process’s effect on a high-performance building’s actual energy system performance Journal of Integrated Design and Process Science, (), 1-16. SCOPUS: IOS Press; ESCI 2022
Soojung Kim, Zadeh Puyan A, Staub French Sheryl, Froese Thomas, TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN Assessment of the impact of window size, position and orientation on building energy load using BIM Procedia Engineering, 145(), 1424-1431. SCOPUS: Elsevier; ESCI 2016
Salehi M Mahdi,TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN,Frisque Andrea,Whitehead Derek,Bushe Kendal A case study: The energy performance gap of the Center for Interactive Research on Sustainability at the University of British Columbia Journal of Building Engineering, 4(), 127-139. SCOPUS: Elsevier; ESCI 2015
Salehi M Mahdi, TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN, Fedoruk Laura, Frisque Andrea, Whitehead Derek, Bushe Kendal Improving the Performance of a Whole-Building Energy Modeling Tool by Using Post-occupancy Measured Data Proceedings of BS 2013: 13th Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association, (), 1683-1689. SCOPUS 2013
7.3 Published in CPCI-S or CPCI-SSH indexed conference proceedings International
TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN, SÖNMEZ NUREFŞAN Recommendations for the transformation of personnel spaces to improve the psychological working conditions of the hospital personnel V. INTERNATIONAL EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON INTERDISCIPLINARY SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH 2022
TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN The Effect of Climate on the Design of Resilient Settlements, Learning from the Case of Alaçatı IDU SPAD’21 International Spatial Planning and Design Symposium 2021
BALLİCE GÜLNUR,TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN İç Mekân Tasarım Stüdyosunda Öğren(t)me Biçimi Olarak Çok Katmanlı Bütünleşik Eğitimin İncelenmesi II. Uluslararası İç Mimarlık Eğitimi Sempozyumu 2019
Ek Malin,Trevor Murdock,Sobie Su,TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN,Coughlin Brittany,Wells Ralph Future weather files to support climate resilient building design in Vancouver 1st International Conference on New Horizons in Green Civil Engineering (NHICE-01) 2018
Palimaka Christopher,TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN,Froese Thomas Influence of Geographical Location on the Optimum Insulation Thickness 6th International/15th Construction Specialty Conference 2017
Soojung Kim,Zadeh Puyan A,Staub French Sheryl,Froese Thomas,TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN Assessment of the Impact of Window Size, Position and Orientation on Building Energy Load Using BIM International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction ICSDEC 2016 2016
chu AnneMareike,Ebrahimi Ghazal,Scannell Leila,Save Paul,Hodgson Murray,Bartlett Karen,TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN Building Performance Evaluation for the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability, Vancouver, British Columbia, The University of British Columbia Challenge 2014 (SB14) held in conjunction with World Sustainable Building Conference in Barcelona 2014
TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN,Salehi M Mahdi,Frisque Andrea,Bushe Kendal Comparing Design and As-Built Simulations with Actual Measurements for a Large, Multi-Use University Building Esim 2014 Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association Canada Chapter 2014
Salehi M Mahdi,TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN,Fedoruk Laura,Frisque Andrea,Whitehead Derek,Bushe Kendal Improving the Performance of a Whole-Building Energy Modeling Tool by Using Post-occupancy Measured Data IBPSA 13th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association 2013
GÜÇYETER BAŞAK,TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN,DURMUŞ ARSAN ZEYNEP Thermal Effect of Orientation Differentiations in a University Building in Izmir, Turkey 2nd Palenc, 28th AIVC Conference 2007
TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN The Role of the Architect in the Mass-Production Building Market XXII World Congress of Architecture, UIA 2005 2005
TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN The Future of Earthen Materials in Turkey in the EU Adaptation Period Living in Earthen Cities- Kerpic 2005, First International Conference 2005
SÖNMEZ NUREFŞAN, TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN Transformation of Hospital Areas in the world after Covid-19 Pandemy IDU SPAD’20 International Spatial Planning and Design Symposium 2020
7.4 Books & Book Chapters International
Palimaka Christopher, Froese Thomas, TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN Proceedings of a meeting held 31 May - 3 June 2017, Vancouver, Canada. Held as Part of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference and General Meeting 2017 Chapter:Influence of Geographical Location on the Optimum Insulation Thickness Page (919-927) Chapter Curran Associates, Inc. 2019
7.6 Published Conference Proceedings National
TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN Eko-Kentler: İzmir Örneği (Davetli Konuşmacı) EEMKON 2019 2019
7.7 Other Publications
Journals
TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN İzmir’de Çok Katlı Konutlara Dünden Bugüne Bir Bakış EgeMimarlık, 2(57), 36-42. 2006
TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN Hafif Çelik Çerçeve Sistem EgeMimarlık, 1(56), 44-47. 2006
Others
BALLİCE GÜLNUR,TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN 2nd International Education in Interior Architecture Symposium Chapter:Investigation of Multi-layered Teaching/Learning Method at Integrated Design Studio Education Chapter Hacettepe Üniversitesi 2020
TERİM ÇAVKA BELGİN Sürdürülebilir Yapı Tasarımı Kılavuzu Chapter:Pasif Havalandırma Teknikleri ve Dogal Havalandırma Tekniginin İç Mekana Etkileri Chapter Mimarlar Odası İzmir Şubesi 2015
Non-academic Experience
WSP Group Commissioning Agent 2015 2016
iisbee Araştırmacı 2015 2016

Projects

İzmir Konut Geleneğinde Pasif Güneş Kırıcı Elemanların İç Mekânda Işık Düzeyine ve Enerji Etkinliğine Etkisi, Bilimsel Araştırma Projesi, Yaşar Üniversitesi, Eylül 2019

Diğer (Ulusal)

Future weather files to support climate resilient building design in Vancouver

Diğer (Uluslararası)

Improving the Cost Performance of High Performance, Low Cost Housing

Diğer (Uluslararası)

The energy performance gap of the Ponderosa Towers at the University of British Columbia

Diğer (Uluslararası)

The energy performance gap of the Belmont Residence at Belmont Area, Vancouver

Diğer (Uluslararası)

International Initiative for a Sustainable Built Environment (iiSBE) Canada project: SB14 Comparing Predicted and Actual Performance

Diğer (Uluslararası)

The energy performance gap of the Center for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) building at the University of British Columbia

Diğer (Uluslararası)

Deprem Sonrası Geçici Afet Konut Tasarımı

Yükseköğretim Kurumları tarafından destekli bilimsel araştırma projesi

Administrative Duties

Dekan Yardımcısı YAŞAR ÜNİVERSİTESİ

2019 - 2021

Membership in Scientific and Professional Organizations

İZMİMOD İzmir Mimarlar Odası

2020 - 2022

İZMİMOD- Ege Mimarlık Yayın Kurulu

2006 - 2008

Awards

Yayın teşvik/ Publication incentive award

/ TÜRKİYE
2022

Yayın teşvik/ Publication incentive award

YAŞAR ÜNİVERSİTESİ / TÜRKİYE
2022

Yayın teşvik/ Publication incentive award

TÜBİTAK / TÜRKİYE
2021

Yayın teşvik/ Publication incentive award

YAŞAR ÜNİVERSİTESİ / TÜRKİYE
2021

YEVDES Seyahat Bursu (Almanya)/ YEVDES Academic Travel Scholarship (Germany)

/ TÜRKİYE
2021

Yayın teşvik/ Publication incentive award

/ TÜRKİYE
2019

Yayın teşvik/ Publication incentive award

/ TÜRKİYE
2018

Yürütücü-Araştırmacı/ Research Associate scholarship

NSERC Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada / KANADA
2018

Post-doktora araştırma bursu/ Poct-doc research scholarship

Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability UBC Properties Trust / KANADA
2015

Post-doktora araştırma ödülü/ Post-doc research scholarship

Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainabiltiy McCall McBain Foundation / KANADA
2014

Post Doktora Bursu/ Post Doctoral Fellowship Scholarship

Centre for Interactive Reasearch on Sustainabilty Modern Green / KANADA
2012

ERASMUS

/ TÜRKİYE
2008

VISITING TEACHERS’ PROGRAMME

AA / İNGİLTERE
2004

Yaz Okulu, Torino, İtalya/ UMAR Summer School, Turin, Italy 11-28.07.2003

United Mediterranean Architects (UMAR) / TÜRKİYE
2003

Courses

İÇ MEKAN TASARIM STÜDYOSU III/ INTERIOR DESIGN III (2020-2021)

Weekly Hour : 8

İÇ MEKANDA ÇEVRESEL KONTROL/ INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS (2020-2021)

Weekly Hour : 5

Indoor Comfort Management (2019-2020)

Weekly Hour : 5

İÇ MEKANDA ÇEVRESEL KONTROL/ INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS (2019-2020)

Weekly Hour : 5

İÇ MEKAN TASARIM STÜDYOSU III/ INTERIOR DESIGN III (2019-2020)

Weekly Hour : 8

İÇ MEKAN TASARIM STÜDYOSU VI-BİTİRME PROJESİ/ INTERIOR DESIGN VI-GRADUATION PROJECT (2019-2020)

Weekly Hour : 8

Contact

Üniversite Cad. No: 37-39 Ağaçlı Yol
Bornova / İZMİR