Aysem G. BaşarYeditepe UniversityIstanbul, Turkey
Ayşem G. Başar is the head of the Department of Industrial Design at the Yepitepe University in Istanbul. She holds a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in Industrial Design from Marmara University as well as a PhD in Industrial Design from the Technical University of Istanbul (ITU). Ayşem is a member of the Sustainability Commission of Yepitepe University and teaches courses on sustainable design. This group of topics is extremely important to her and she participates in projects on social responsibility for sustainable design in cooperation with various communities and social associations. Ayşem is also involved in cooperation projects between the university and industry and companies from different sectors.