Faculty of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture

Academic Members

Çağla  Özer

Çağla Özer,  Faculty Member, PhD

Faculty Member

Çağla ÖZER, who completed her BSc degree in Hacettepe University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Food Engineering in 1991, completed her MSc degree in 1994 and PhD degree in 2000 in Food Engineering Grain Processing and Engineering Department from Ege University. In the same years, she worked as a Research Assistant in the Food Engineering Department. After PhD, she worked as Assistant General Manager at OBA Food Industry and Trading Inc. Between 2013 and 2016, she was a faculty member at Nişantaşı University Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts. She worked as the Head of the Gastronomy Department of Istanbul Gelişim University School of Applied Sciences between 2016-2017. She worked as a Gastronomy Culinary Manager, Commission Member of Institute of Health Sciences, Management Member of İstanbul Studies Application and Research Center. Between 2015 and 2019, she was the Chairman of the Scientific Committee of TAŞPAKON (Confederation of All Chefs and Pastry). The Academy of Sciences of Turkey (TUBA), Turkish Science Glossary Project Member, International Rural Tourism and Development Congress Organizing Committee Vice-President, International Congress on Engineering and Natural Sciences Congress Organizing Committee. She has national and international congress proceedings and articles, conferences, artistic and thesis jury, and projects related to the subject.

Research Areas: Sustainable Gastronomy, Food History, Cuisine Trends, Food Science and Technology, Menu Planning and Menu Engineering