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TR35 - Burcin Becerik-Gerber

University of Southern California
Assistant Professor

Dr. Becerik-Gerber’s research focuses on automation in collecting and analyzing the data needed for complex built environments and formalizing systematic processes for representing and visualizing data and information to improve sustainability, and maintainability. Burcin graduated from Istanbul Technical University with a Bachelor of Architecture (1999) and from University of California at Berkeley with an M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering (2002). After graduating from Harvard University with a Doctor of Design (2006) degree in the area of Project Management and Information Systems, she worked as a consultant and taught in the area for three years. In 2008, she joined University of Southern California as an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering.