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Dr. Feride Şener Yılmaz

Editorial Board Member


Brief Bio

Feride Şener Yılmaz (PhD) has been graduated from Gazi University Department of Architecture (Turkey) in 2006 with honor degree and recieved her MSc degree from Istanbul Technical University Environmental Control and Building Technology MSc Program in 2009. She completed her PhD in ITU Building Science Program in 2014 with “The Best Dissertation Award of the Year”. She participated in Stuttgart University of Applied Science, Department of Building Physics in Germany as a visiting researcher and worked in the field of architectural lighting design. During her academic studies, she participated in Building Research Establishment- BRE Building Technology Group, Lighting Division in England and took part in ‘Lighting and Health’ and ‘People Friendly Lighting Controls’ projects as a researcher. She has relevant technical consultancy expertise for national and international projects in the building sector for the disciplines of architectural lighting design, visual comfort, daylighting, building energy performance, energy efficient building design, green building sertification systems, building energy performance modelling and simulations. She worked as a technical consultant in United Nations Development Program-UNDP ‘Promoting Energy Efficiency in Buildings’ Project between 2014-2015. In 2015, she recieved “Society of Light and Lighting Jean Heap Research Bursary” given by “The Chartered Instition of Building Services Engineers – CIBSE”. She worked as a research and teaching assistant at Istanbul Technical University Faculty of Architecture between 2006-2016. She has national and international publications relevant to her fields of expertise. Currently, she is working for EcoBEAM (Ecological Buildings Energy and Architectural Lighting Consultancy) in Turkey as a founding member and giving consultancy services in the fields of Building Energy and Architectural Lighting Design.

Research areas


EcoBEAM Founder
EcoBEAM Ecological Buildings Energy and Architectural Lighting Consultancy Services Yenişehir Pendik, Istanbul , Turkey
Email: feride@eco-beam.com
Website: https://eco-beam.com/


Human factors in retail lighting design: an experimental subjective evaluation for sales areas
Journal: Architectural Science Review
Published: 2018

Proposal of a Façade Design Approach for Daylight Performance Determination in Buildings
Journal: A|Z ITU Journal of the Faculty of Architecture
Published: 2016

Energy Efficient Lighting System Retrofit for Retail Environments
Journal: A|Z ITU Journal of the Faculty of Architecture
Published: 2016

People-Friendly Lighting Controls – User Performance and Feedback on Different Interfaces
Journal: Lighting Research and Technology
Published: 2015

Lighting Energy Performance Determination for Turkey
Journal: Lighting Research and Technology
Published: 2014

Visual Comfort and Efficient Energy Use in Primary School Classrooms
Journal: Arkitekt
Published: 2010