FACULTY OF ARCHITECTUREDEPARTMENT OF CITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING


İsmail DEMİRDAĞ

   

   Address: Department of City and Regional Planning,

                   New Building, Room: 304

                   Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey


   Phone:    +90 312 210 6227


   E-Mail:    isodem000@gmail.com

                   demirdag@metu.edu.tr



Education:

Ph.D., City and Regional Planning, Middle East Technical University (Ongoing)

M.R.P., Regional Planning, Middle East Technical University (2015)

B.C.P., City and Regional Planning, İstanbul Technical University (2011)

Erasmus Student in HafenCity University Hamburg (2010)


Taught Courses:

Undergraduate Courses

CRP 101 Urban Planning and Design Studio I (2013-14)

CRP 102 Urban Planning and Design Studio II (2013-14)

CRP 301 Urban Planning and Design Studio V (2014-2017)

CRP 302 Urban Planning and Design Studio VI (2014-2017)

Graduate Courses

CRP 509 Introduction to Research Methods in Planning and Design (2017)


Master's Thesis:

Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development: Evidence on Turkish Regions, Unpublished Master’s Thesis in Regional Planning in City and Regional Planning Department, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Middle East Technical University, September 2015, Ankara, Turkey.


Research Interests:

Regional Planning, Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development, Institution, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development and Growth


Research Projects:

Project Researcher - DIVERCITIES, Governing Urban Diversity: Creating Social Cohesion, Social Mobility and Economic Performance in Today's Hyper-diversified Cities, financed by European Commission 7th Framework Programme, 2013-2017.


Publications:

Books

Eraydın, A., Demirdağ, İ. , Güngördü, F. N. and Yenigün, Ö. (2017). DIVERCITIES: Dealing with Urban Diversity – The case of Istanbul. Middle East Technical University, Ankara.

International Proceedings

Demirdağ, İ. (2017). The Effects of Entrepreneurial Activities on Employment Creation across the 26 Nuts II Regions of Turkey, Paper presented at 31st Annual Congress of Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP), 11-14 July 2017, Lisbon, Portugal.

Demirdağ, İ. (2016). Entrepreneurship, innovation and regional economic development: An analysis on Nuts-II regions of Turkey, Proceeding of the International Geography Symposium, 13-14 October 2016, Ankara, Turkey.


Yersen, Ö., Demirdağ, İ. and Güngördü, N. (2015).Rethinking the Impacts of Neoliberal Urban Policies and Practices on Diverse Neighborhoods: The Case of Tarlabaşı, İstanbul, Proceedings of the Conference on Governing Social Diversity in Warsaw - Problems and Prospects, 14-15 May 2015, Warsaw, Poland.


Project Reports

Eraydın, A.,Yersen, Ö., Güngördü, N. and Demirdağ, İ. (2016), Fieldwork Entrepreneurs in Istanbul, Turkey. Faculty of Architecture, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

Eraydın, A.,Yersen, Ö., Güngördü, N. and Demirdağ, İ. (2015), Fieldwork Inhabitants in Istanbul, Turkey. Faculty of Architecture, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

Eraydın, A.,Yersen, Ö., Güngördü, N. and Demirdağ, İ. (2014) Governance arrangements and initiatives in Istanbul, Turkey. Faculty of Architecture, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

Eraydın, A.,Yersen, Ö., Güngördü, N. and Demirdağ, İ. (2014) Assessment of Urban Policies in İstanbul, Turkey. Faculty of Architecture, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.


Awards and Grants:

Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences Course Performance Award in City and Regional Planning (PhD), METU, 2017