Dr.Filiz Ozel

Emerita Professor of Architecture

The Design School

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ 85287-1605


Academic Experience

Currently Emerita Professor of Architecture. The Design School, Arizona State University

Served as      Professor and Associate Professor, The Design School, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

                        Asst and Assoc. Professor at UNLV. Las Vegas. NV

                        Asst. Professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark. NJ

                        Asst. Prof. and Department Chair, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

Academic Administrative Experience

Served as      Director, PhD in Design, Environment and the Arts

Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University

Coordinator of the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design initiative,

The Design School, Arizona State University

Associate Vice Provost for Graduate Academic Programs,

Graduate College, Arizona State University

                        Associate Dean for Graduate Academic Programs,

Division of Graduate Studies, Arizona State University

Assistant Director, School of Architecture, Arizona State University


            D.Arch. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

            B.Arch, M.Arch, Middle East Technical University


            Architectural Design Studio

            Design by Algorithm

            Parametrics and Design

            Digital Design and Culture

            Research Methods in Architecture

            Computer Graphics Programming in Architecture

            Theory and Methods in Digital Architectural Design

            Ph.D. Dissertations (as chair, co-chair or member)

            Master's Theses (as chair, co-chair or member)

Research Interests

            Urban spaces and rapid urbanization

            The relationship between architecture, design and the sciences

            Design Computation

            Life Safety Performance of Buildings and Egress Design

            Human Behavior in Fire Emergencies in Buildings

Published extensively on her areas of research including lire safety in buildings,

computer simulation of human behavior in fires, design computation, parametric design,

solar path generative systems, global and local design identities,

the impact of architecture and design on the sciences.