Dept. Architektur, Gestaltung & Bauingenieurwesen
Prof. Dr. Oya Atalay Franck is an architect, architectural historian and academician. She is the Director of the School of Architecture, Design and Civil Engineering at ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Winterthur, Switzerland. She studied architecture at Middle East Technical University METU in Ankara and at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute RPI in Troy, NY, USA. She received her PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH in Zurich. She acts as an expert in various scientific bodies, a.o. the Swiss National Foundation of Research (SNF) and The Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), as well as in peer review committees and in quality audits.