Academic Staff


Prof. Dr.  Erol R. SAYIN  (Dean)
He graduated from Istanbul Erkek Lisesi (IEL) im 1972 and METU in the Department of Industrial Engineering in 1979. After his graduation, he received his master’s and doctoral degrees from Ankara University in the Faculty of Political Sciences. Between 1979-1980, he worked in Municipality of Ankara in the Department of Planning and between 1980-1988, he worked in Secretariat for Research and Evaluation in Kent-Koop. At the same time, he was a part-time lecturer in METU Department of Architecture. He joined to METU Department of Industrial Engineering in 1988 as a full-time lecturer. Untill 1994, except his academic work, he was assigned in the Department for Administrative and Financial Affairs as well. After 1994, he worked as a coordinator, participant and advisor in the projects of The European Union and The World Bank. Between 2008-2010, he prepared feasibility reports of Alanya HEP University along with an academic group. In 2011, he worked in Karabük University in the Department of Industrial Engineering as Head of Department. Also, he was the Chairman of the Board of Trustees in Alanya HEP University. Between 2011-2017, he worked as the Dean of Alanya HEP University. Since 2017, he has been working as a professor in the Department of Architecture at the Alanya HEP University. The lectures that he gave are Introduction to Architecture, New Towns, Architecture and Cinema, Architecture and Literature, City Culture, University Culture, City and Aesthetic, Management of Design, Management of Technology, Administration for Engineers, Local Government, Organisation Design, Method for Qualitative Research, Management Information System, Management of University, Organisation Culture, Entrepreneurship.


Asst. Prof. Dr.  Evren ÜLKERYILDIZ  (Head of Department)
She received her Ph.D. from İzmir Institute of Technology, in the field of Architecture in 2015. Her research interests focus on Architectural Design Knowledge, Cinema and Architecture, Urban Space. She has over 10 years of teaching experience on Basic Design Studio courses. She has been working as Head of the Department of Architecture in AHEP since 2018.


Asst. Prof. Dr.  Milorad PAVLOVIC  (Erasmus Coordinator)
He received his Ph.D. from Università Iuav di Venezia, School of Doctorate Studies, in the field of Strength of Materials in 2017. His research interests focus on the conservation of the architectural heritage and structural analyses of masonry buildings. His articles were published in journals such as Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, International Journal of Architectural Heritage, Key Engineering Materials and Civil-Comp Press. He teaches Building Physics, Structural Analysis, and Architectural Design Studio courses. He’s the Erasmus+ coordinator for the Faculty of Architecture.


Asst. Prof. Dr.  Bayram ER  (Internship Coordinator)
Asst. Prof. Dr. Bayram Er graduated from Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering in 2004. After his graduation, he completed his master's degree in Construction Management in Darmstadt Technical University in 2009 in Germany. Between 2011 and 2016, he worked as a research assistant in the Department of Civil Engineering at Akdeniz University and completed his PhD in Construction Management. Since 2018 he is a full-time academic staff in the Department of Architecture at Alanya HEP University.


Asst. Prof. Dr.  Hourakhsh A. NİA
He is a full-time academic staff in the Department of Architecture at Alanya HEP University. He was the former Head of the Department of Architecture and Interior Architecture at Girne American University where he established the International Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs (IJCUA) in 2016. Since then, he is the Editor-In-Chief of IJCUA. Dr Hourakhsh A. Nia is the chairman of the international conference series with the name of Contemporary Architecture and Urban Affairs – ICCAUA2018 and ICCAUA2019.
He has over 8 years of research experience in interdisciplinary studies of architectural humanities and social sciences, particularly the interrelations of Aesthetics in Architecture and urban design, housing and Sustainable Urban Conservation. He is an editorial board member of the International Journal of Art and Architecture Studies and International Advisory Board of Space Independent Academic Platform.


Asst. Prof. Dr.  Rokhsaneh RAHBARİANYAZD
She is Assistant Professor and full-time lecturer in the Department of Architecture in Alanya HEP University. She is an architect with research interests that span the cultural strategies for generating urban quarters and typo-morphological analysis into the evolution of the cities and architectural forms. These studies have been approached in several publications in academic journals. She is also the author of book with the title of “Role of Adaptive Re-use in the Revitalization Process of Historic Quarters”. Since a year, she engaged both research and practice on the teaching and learning method in Architectural Design. She published a book with the title of “Introduction to Architectural and Technical Drawing: A Practical Handbook” (2019) for instructors and students of architecture and engineering major with the aim to improve teaching and learning method of technical drawings. Since 2017, she is an editorial board member of International Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs (IJCUA).


Asst. Prof. Dr.  Rana Nergis ÖĞÜT
She completed her secondary education from TED Ankara College in 1974. After her secondary education, she received her bachelor’s degree from METU in the field of Architecture in 1979. Between 1980 and 1984, she worked in the Ministry of Development and Housing. She joined to Department of Architecture in METU as an instructor in 1985. In 1995, she received her “dr” degree.  She maintained her lectures upon architectural design and hypothetic lectures untill 2013. Since 2014, she is an academic staff in the Department of Architecture at Alanya HEP University. Her academic interests are mostly related with Autonomy of Art, Architectural Hypothesis and Aestheticism in Architecture.


Instr.  Elif Gizem YETKİN 
After successfully completing her undergraduate studies  at the Architecture Department of Bahçeşehir University, she received her master's degree in Environmental Control and Construction Technologies Program at Istanbul Technical University. She worked in the design unit of Turkey's leading construction companies. She is currently a PhD student at Selçuk University, Department of Architecture. Her research interests are green building technologies and sustainable architecture. She has been working as a full-time lecturer at AlanyaHEP University since 2014.


Graduated from Middle East Technical University, Department of Architecture in 2014. He received his M.Arch degree from University of Michigan - Taubman College, in the field of architecture in 2017. He won the Burton L. Kampner Memorial Award with his master’s thesis project, entitled, “Elemental Procedures”. He has been working as a full-time instructor in Alanya HEP University, Faculty of Architecture since 2019. His research interests focus on digital design, digital representation techniques, BIM, structural design, and 3D modelling. 


After graduating from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Faculty of Architecture, she completed her master's degree in Restoration Program at Istanbul Technical University. She is currently a PhD candidate in Restoration Program at Istanbul Technical University, Department of Architecture. She started her academic career at Mehmet Akif Ersoy University as an Instructor and continues at Alanya HEP University. Her research field is subtitled as conservation techniques and methods in archaeological sites, architectural conservation in archaeological sites, preventive conservation in archaeological sites, drawing techniques in archaeological sites, presentation of archaeological sites, archaeological sites, rural settlements, archaeological site management, local people-oriented conservation plans, the role of workshops in the management plans of archaeological sites, children and archeology, the interaction of children with archaeological sites, restoration theory, restoration history.


Res. Asst. Deniz Can VURAL
He received his bachelor's degree from İzmir Dokuz Eylül University in the Department of Architecture in 2017. He participated in several architectural and design competitions. He has been working as a Research Assistant in the Department of Architecture in AHEP since 2019.

Part-Time Lecturers

Instr.  İlker Ümit KARADUMAN 
1979 Alanya doğumlu. Lisans eğitimini (1997-2001)  yılları arasında  Eşkişehir Osmangazi Üniversitesi Mimarlık Bölümü’nde tamamladı. Mezun olduktan sonra mesleki deneyim kazanmak amacı ile farklı mimarlık ofislerinde çalıştı. Özel sektörde  edindiği tecrübeler ışığında  2003 yılında kendi ofisini açarak PROMİM MİMARLIK adı altında mimarlık faaliyetlerine başladı. Mimari proje alanında Konut-Ofis-Konaklama-Sağlık ve Eğitim yapıları alanında birçok projeye imza attı. Ayrıca 2012 yılından itibaren kurduğu inşaat firması bünyesinde inşaat-uygulama ve müteahhitlik çalışmalarına devam etmektedir. 2016 yılından beri Eğitim yapıları kategorisinde mimari projesini de yaptığı  AHEP Üniversitesi Mimarlık Bölümünde araştırma görevlisi olarak görev yapmaktadır.


Instr.  İlker YILMAZ
Lisans eğitimini Mimar Sinan Güzel Sanatlar Üniversitesi Mimarlık Fakültesi Mimarlık bölümünde 1999 yılında başarıyla tamamlamıştır. Bu tarihten itibaren serbest mimarlık faaliyetleri sürdürmektedir. Ayrıca çeşitli dönemlerde Mimarlar Odası Alanya temsilciliği yönetiminde aktif görev almıştır. 2019 yılı itibariyle meslekte 20.yılını doldurmuş olup halen mimarlık mesleğini aktif olarak sürdürmektedir. 2016 yılından itibaren Alanya HEP Üniversitesi Mimarlık Bölümünde yarı zamanlı öğretim görevlisi olarak görev yapmaktadır


Instr.  Duygu YILDIZ
She graduated from Anadolu University, Faculty of Architecture and Design, Department of Interior Architecture. In 2015 – 2016, She worked as an interior architect at a company that also serves as an interior designer at Kütahya Seramik. She designed and controlled large-scale public projects including housing and hotel, building design. In 2016 – 2017, She worked in NURUS Antalya as a member of interior space design practice. Since 2018, She has been continuing her academic career as a lecturer at the Department of Architecture, Alanya HEP University.


Instr.  Süleyman DALABASMAZ
1985 Antalya doğumlu. Lisans eğitimini (2003-2008) Mimar Sinan Güzel Sanatlar Üniversitesi Mimarlık Bölümü’nde tamamladı. 2006 – 2008 yılı arasında İstanbul’ da 2008 -2010 yılı arasında Antalya’da çeşitli ofislerde çalıştı.  2010 yılından itibaren şirket ortağı olarak Alarahan Mimarlık’ta mesleki faaliyelerini sürdürmektedir. Konut, Turizm Tesisi,  TicaretYapıları gibi alanlarda mimari projeler hazırlamakta inşaat faaliyetlerini planlamakta ve yürütmektedir. Ayrıca 2013 yılından itibaren Mimarlar Odası Antalya Şubesi Alanya Temsilciliğinde Yönetim Kurulu Üyeliği 2015 yılından itibaren Sayman Üyelik ve Genel Kurul Delegeliği görevlerini sürdürmektedir.


Instr.  A. Kadir TURHAN
A.Kadir Turhan,  is working for own Appraisal Consultancy Company as General Manager. He graduate from Kabataş (Erkek) Lisesinden 1982, He holds  undergraduate degrees in Department of Civil Engineering, Middle East Technical University and department of Economics, Anodolu University. He is currently doing a master's degree in architecture at Ahep University. He has a total professional experience of 28 years in the fields of Civil Engineering, and 15 years in the fields of real estate/project appraisal and consulting. Turhan holds an appraisal license granted by the Capital Markets Board of Turkey (CMB). He is a member of the Association of Turkish Real Estate Appraisers (TDUB).


Instr.  Canan ÖZÇELİK
Hacettepe Üniversitesi Fen Fakültesi Matematik Bölümünden 1985 yılında mezun olmuştur. 1991 yılında Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesinden mezun olduktan sonra Milli Eğitimin çeşitli kademelerinde öğretmenlik ve yöneticilik yapmıştır. 2002-2014 yılları arasında Kuantum, Eğitimcinin Eğitimi, NLP Eğitmenliği, Yaşam ve Öğrenci Koçluğu ve Holistik Düşünce Tekniği eğitimlerini tamamlamış olup; 2016 yılından itibaren üniversitemiz bünyesinde Matematik dersleri vermektedir.