FACULTY OF ARCHITECTUREDEPARTMENT OF CITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING


Cihan ERÇETİN

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Address: Department of City and Regional Planning, New Building Room: 305

                   Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey


Phone: +90 312 210 6246

Fax: +90 312 210 7965


E-Mail: ercetin@metu.edu.tr





Education:


B.C.P. Middle East Technical University (2011)

Minor. Political Science and Public Administration-Administration Studies Minor Program, Middle East Technical University (2011)

M.S. Urban Policy Planning and Local Governments (UPL), Middle East Technical University (2014)

PhD, Middle East Technical University, City and Regional Planning (Ongoing)


Taught Courses:


CRP 201 Planning Studio III

CRP 202 Planning Studio IV

 

Research interests:


Urban transport, non-motorized modes, transport policy, cycling, bike-sharing systems, sustainability, Strategic Spatial Planning

 

Selected Publications:


Erçetin, C., (2015). “How a bike-sharing system is planned for sustainable transport: a comprehensive approach inferred from Turkish cases”. AESOP (Association of European Schools of Planning),   29th International Congress: Definite Space-Fuzzy Responsibility, 13-16 July 2015, Prague, Czech Republic.


Erçetin, C., (2015). “A hypothetical research for a comprehensive sustainable campus transport policy paper: METU case study from Ankara, Turkey”. Poster Presentation, AESOP (Association of European Schools of Planning),   29th International Congress: Definite Space-Fuzzy Responsibility, 13-16 July 2015, Prague, Czech Republic.


Erçetin, C., (2015). “Car dependency versus bike-sharing: a new sustainable urban transport mode for Konya, Kayseri and İstanbul cases from Turkey”. The 2nd International Conference on “Changing Cities 2: Spatial, Design, Landscape & Socio-economic Dimensions, 22-26 June, Porto Heli, Peloponnese, Greece.


Erçetin, C., (2015). “How can a university campus transport be planned on the basis of ‘cycling as a campus transport mode’: case of Middle East Technical University from Ankara, Turkey”.  The 2nd International Conference on “Changing Cities 2: Spatial, Design, Landscape & Socio-economic Dimensions, 22-26 June, Porto Heli, Peloponnese, Greece.


Erçetin, C., (2015). “Konut Sorununa Geçmişten Bir Çözüm Arayışı: Yerel Yönetimler ve Konut Sunumu”, 1st International Urban Studies Congress: Problems in Present Day City, 16-17 April, Eskişehir, Turkey.


Erçetin, C., (2015). “Planning and Management of Bike-sharing: Lessons from the Turkish Case Studies”. CODATU XVI-2015 16th International Congress: Energy, Climate and Air Quality Challenges- The Role of Urban Transport Policies in Developing Countries, 2-5 February, İTÜ, İstanbul Turkey.


Erçetin, C. (2014). “Planning and Management of Bikesharing for Sustainable Urban Transport: Konya, Kayseri and İstanbul Cases form Turkey”, Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN 978-3-659-64077-3, Saarbrücken-Germany.

 

Erçetin, C. (2012). “Strategic Plan and Environment Plan in Turkey in the Context of a Question: “Can ‘Environment Plan Be Combined to ‘Strategic Plan’ to Get a New Planning Type Named ‘Strategıc Spatial Planning’ in Turkey?” AESOP (Association of European Schools of Planning),   26th International Congress 11-15 July 2012 Ankara, Turkey.

 

Durmaz, B., Erçetin, C. (2012). “Dirençlilik (Resilience) Konsepti Altında Ankara’daki Kentsel Saçaklanmanın Ekolojik Boyutunun İncelenmesi” KBAM (Kentsel ve Bölgesel Araştırmalar Ağı), “Kent Bölgeler, Metropolitan Alanlar ve Büyükşehirler: Değişen Dinamikler ve Sorunlar” Bildiriler Kitabı. Matsa Basımevi, Ankara, 451-471. (paper presented in December 2012) KBAM 3. Sempozyumu 6-7 Aralık 2012 Ankara, Türkiye.

 

Awards:


2011 - 1st  ranking student award in City and Regional Planning Department.

2011 - 1st  ranking student award for 4th Academic Year in City and Regional Planning Department.