Kadir Has University continues to enrich its structure, which is strengthened by the new education model, with new academic staff. In this context, Prof. Dr. Banu Manav, too, has joined the Faculty of Art and Design, Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design. We’re happy and proud to introduce our new colleague to you.
Prof. Dr. Banu Manav received her bachelor’s degree in 1995 from Bilkent University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture, Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design. She completed her post graduate studies at the same university in 1997 with her thesis titled "Effects of Different Lighting Arrangements on Space Perception". She graduated from İstanbul Technical University in 2005, receiving a PhD Degree in Department of Architecture Construction Technology Program, completing her thesis titled ‘The Effect of Luminance, Glare Difference and Colors’ Temperature on Visual Comfort Conditions: A Model Study'. Prof. Manav, whose main fields of research are lighting systems design, space perception, light and color, light and health, lighting quality, design parameters for user comfort, has 10 research articles published within the scope of SCI (science citation index), 30 research articles published in journals scanned in field indexes, 85 scientific studies include papers presented and published in domestic and international congresses has edited three congress books, written chapters in 2 books, made presentations at seminars to which she was invited in Turkey and abroad and given professional interviews. Prof. Manav, whose publications in the WEB of Science database have been cited 484 times (h index 9; i10 index 7), has assumed various administrative tasks, duties in committees and commissions, and pursues memberships in scientific and professional organizations. She has acted as a member and treasurer in the 6th, 7th, and 8th term Executive Boards of Turkish National Committee of Illumination and was the Secretary General in the 9th Term. Her works have been exhibited in national architectural competitions as well as international product design competitions. Also being the winner of TÜBİTAK Incentive Awards, Prof. Dr. Manav has supervised/has been supervising postgraduate theses that have been completed and are ongoing. She has also actively participated in the secretariat/organization and scientific committees of more than 30 national/ international congresses, as well as competition juries; she has worked as an instructor in certification programs on lighting.