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Faculty Bio: Dr. Ela Poursani

Baking and Pastry Arts
Adjunct Instructor—Baking and Pastry Arts

Education:
PhD, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey. MS, BS, Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Professional Experience:
Assistant Professor, Adjunct Faculty/Instructor and Graduate Faculty, University of Texas at San Antonio. Supervisor/Curriculum Development Team Member; Project Manager, Architecture in Schools, K.I.D.S. Collaborative Project/AIA San Antonio, Architectural Foundation of San Antonio, San Antonio Independent School District, Southwest School of Art, and University of Texas at San Antonio; Grant Team Member, National Endowment of the Arts; Architect-Artist Teacher, Mobile Arts Program; Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX. Assistant Professor and Founding Member, Department of Interior Architecture, Çankaya University, Ankara. Lecturer, Teaching and Research Assistant, College of Architecture, Gazi University, Ankara. Architect, MESA Group, Ankara. Architect Assistant to Dominque Delbrouck, Atelier d’Art Urbain Architects, Brussels, Belgium.

Awards:
Faculty Award, University of Texas at San Antonio, College of Architecture, 2007. Scholarship for Scientific Activities on Abroad, Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), 1995. Doctoral scholarship, College of Science and Literature, Genoa University, Genoa, Italy, 1995. Second mention, with N. Bayraktar, “Adoration to Ankara,” Competition for Documentary Film Scenario, Municipality of Metropolitan Ankara and TURSAK, 1993. First place, “Revitalization of Kulliye of Taptuk Emre,” Student Design Competition, City of Nigde and Mimar Sinan University, 1985.

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