- Intelligent buildings and building automation systems
- Information technologies in architecture
- Human-Built environment interaction
- Occupant behavior
- Indoor localization technologies
- Building information modeling systems
Research Assistant Department of Architecture, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
October 2014 – Present
Architect Celal Abdi Guzer Architectural Workshop, Ankara, Turkey
July 2013 to June 2014
Intern Erginoglu – Calislar Architecture, Istanbul, Turkey
Intern Yazgan Design, Ankara, Turkey
Intern Via Twins Construction Site, Ankara, Turkey
June - August 2011
Intern Architectural Documentation of Traditional Turkish Houses, Inebolu, Turkey
Teaching Assistant ARCH 204 Digital Media in Architecture, Middle East Technical University
Spring 2015 - Spring 2018
Teaching Assistant ARCH 331 Structural Design in Architecture I, Middle East Technical University
Fall 2014 - Fall 2015 - Fall 2016
Teaching Assistant ARCH 332 Structural Design in Architecture II, Middle East Technical University
Spring 2015 - Spring 2016 - Spring 2017
Teaching Assistant ARCH 351 Building Detail Modeling, Middle East Technical University
Fall 2014 - Fall 2015 - Fall 2016 - Fall 2017
Teaching Assistant ARCH 452 Professional Practice, Middle East Technical University
2016 - Present
2013 - 2016
Topak, F., Pekericli M. K., Tanyer A. M. (2018). Technological Viability Assessment of Bluetooth Low Energy Technology for Indoor Localization. ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 32 (5), 04018034. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000778
Topak, F., Tokdemir O. B., Pekericli M. K., Tanyer A. M. (2019). Sustainable Construction in Turkish Higher Education Context. Journal of Construction Engineering, Management & Innovation, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp. 40-47. https://doi.org/10.31462/jcemi.2019.01040047
Refereed Conference Papers (International):
Topak F., Tokdemir O. B., Pekericli M. K., Tanyer A. M. (2018). Turkish Architectural and Civil Engineering Education within the Scope of Sustainable Construction. The 5th International Project and Construction Management Conference - IPCMC 2018 (pp.200-208). Girne, Cyprus.
Topak F., Pekericli M. K., Tanyer A. M. (2016, 31 October - 2 November). An Assessment of Bluetooth Low Energy Technology for Indoor Localization. International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction - 33rd International CIB W78 IT in Construction Conference. Brisbane, Australia.
Topak F., Pekericli M. K., Tanyer A. M. (2016, 13-15 October). A Bluetooth Low Energy Based Framework Approach for Real-time Occupancy Detection. Sustainable Built Environments 2016 - SBE16 (pp. 716-725). Istanbul, Turkey.
Topak F., Pekericli M. K., Tanyer A. M. (2016, 1-3 September). A Review of Indoor Localization Use Cases in the Built Environment. International Conference on Advanced Technology & Science - ICAT16 (pp. 967-972). Konya, Turkey.
Refereed Conference Papers (National):
Kızılkaya Öksüz N., Topak F., Pekericli M. K., Tanyer A. M. (2017, 14-15 June). Integration of Fire Vulnerability and Indoor Localization in Built Environments. MSTAS 2017 - 11th Computatonal Design in Architecture Natonal Symposium (In Turkish) (pp. 228-237). Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.
Topak F., Pekericli M. K., Tanyer A. M. (2016, 25-26 November). Yapılı Çevre İçin Kapalı Alanlarda Konum Belirleme Kullanım Potansiyellerinin İncelenmesi. 3rd National Building Congress and Exhibition (In Turkish). Ankara, Turkey.
Topak F., Pekericli M. K., Tanyer A. M. (2016, 3 - 5 November). Kapalı Alanlarda Konum Bulma Teknolojilerinin Yapılı Çevre için Değerlendirilmesi. 4th Project and Construction Management Congress (In Turkish) (pp. 831-842). Eskisehir, Turkey.
Topak, F., (2016). Evaluation of Bluetooth Low Energy Technology for Indoor Localization in Built Environments. M.Sc. in Building Science Program, Department of Architecture. Middle East Technical University. Supervisors: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ali Murat Tanyer, Inst. Dr. Mehmet Koray Pekeriçli.
Participant Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Summer School on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Berlin, Germany
Award METU Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences Course Performance Award in Building Science (Ph.D.)
Participant Erbaa Camlik Social Habitat Project Competition, Architectural Project Competition
Participant Adana Chamber of Commerce Service Building, Architectural Project Competition
Participant Solar Decathlon China 2013 – 1st Workshop, Datong, China
Participant Winter School of International Research and Education, Gazi University
Member Solar Decathlon China 2013 – Team Turkey
2010 - 2013
Member METU – IEEE Power and Energy Society
2010 - 2013
Member TMMOB Chamber of Architects
2013 – Present
Middle East Technical University, Faculty Of Architecture, Department of Architecture Universiteler Mah., Dumlupinar Bulvari, No:1, 06800 Ankara | TURKEY
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