ABOUT ME

Hande Demirel is a full Professor specialized in Spatial Information Science at the Technical University of Istanbul (ITU) Department of Geomatics Engineering. She received B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from ITU. She has a Ph.D. in Geoinformatics from the Technical University Berlin-TUB (Germany). She was acting as scientific researcher at the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS) of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (EC-JRC) during the period of 2011-2014, with particular reference to transportation, mobility, resilience, spatial databases and climate change impacts on various sectors. Her expertise is on spatial data acquisition- image processing, earth observation etc.-, modelling and analysis from both the theoretical and empirical viewpoint.

Hande Demirel has been involved in several national and international scientific and technical projects, funded by European Union, European Research Council and National science foundation of Turkey -TUBITAK - , in addition to her ongoing research on complex networks, system analysis, earth observation, building information modelling, spatial data modelling and climate change impact analyses on which she has been teaching and has authored over 85 papers in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings. She is a voluntary member of Association for Evaluation and Accreditation of Engineering Programs- Turkey, where the association is also a member of European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education and the Washington Accord of International Engineering Alliance.

keywords: geographical information systems, photogrammetry, remote sensing, spatial data modelling, spatial data analyze, transportation, land cover/use, environment, sustainability, accessibility, connectivity, risk analyses, climate change impact assessment, adaptation, quality assurance of engineering education, system analysis, building information modelling,

CONTACT

  • 90-212-2856562
  • hande.demirel@itu.edu.tr

REWARDS

  • Best Poster Award
    SELÇUK ÜNİVERSİTESİ, University, 2016
    Hande Demirel Reward Science-Art Rewards
  • German Academic Exchange Service, DAAD
    German Academic Exchange Service, DAAD, Non Governmental Organization, 2007
    Hande Demirel Reward Other
  • En iyi doktora ödülü
    ULAŞTIRMA, DENİZCİLİK VE HABERLEŞME BAKANLIĞI , Community, 2003
    Hande Demirel Reward Other
  • Foundation Grant
    The International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) , Non Governmental Organization, 2002
    Hande Demirel Reward Other
  • Doktora Bursu
    BERLİN TEKNİK UNİVERSİTESİ, University, 1998
    Hande Demirel Reward Other

MEMBERSHIP

  • Network on European Communications and Transport Activities Research
    Member, 2011 - ...
    Hande Demirel Membership Member
  • Alman Uzaktan Algılam ve Fotogrametri Birliği
    Member, 2004 - ...
    Hande Demirel Membership Member
  • Amerikan Uzaktan Algılama ve Fotogrametri Birliği
    Member, 2004 - ...
    Hande Demirel Membership Member
  • 2019
    PROFESÖRİSTANBUL TEKNİK ÜNİVERSİTESİGEOMATİK MÜHENDİSLİĞİ BÖLÜMÜ2019 / -
  • 2014
    Laboratuvar SorumlusuİSTANBUL TEKNİK ÜNİVERSİTESİ2014 / -
  • 2011
    DanışmanAvrupa Birliği, Ortak Araştırma Enstitüsü, İleri Teknolojiler, İklim Değişikliği, Enerji ve Ulaştırma Ekonomisi2011 / 2014
  • 2008
    Bağımsız DeğerlendiriciMühendislik Eğitim Programları Değerlendirme ve Akredistasyon Derneği (MÜDEK)2008 / 2015
  • 2008
    DOÇENTİSTANBUL TEKNİK ÜNİVERSİTESİGEOMATİK MÜHENDİSLİĞİ BÖLÜMÜ2008 / -
  • 2004
    YARDIMCI DOÇENTİSTANBUL TEKNİK ÜNİVERSİTESİGEOMATİK MÜHENDİSLİĞİ BÖLÜMÜ2004 / 2008
  • 1998
    DoktoraTechnische Universitat Berlin1998 / 2002
  • 1996
    Yüksek LisansİSTANBUL TEKNİK ÜNİVERSİTESİJEODEZİ VE FOTOGRAMETRİ MÜHENDİSLİĞİ (YL) (TEZLİ)1996 / 1998
  • 1996
    Akademisyenİstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi1996 / -
  • 1996
    AR-GEİnformatik A.Ş1996 / 1996
  • 1991
    LisansİSTANBUL TEKNİK ÜNİVERSİTESİJEODEZİ VE FOTOGRAMETRİ MÜHENDİSLİĞİ BÖLÜMÜ1991 / 1996