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Going global with Glocalzone
Going global with Glocalzone

“Glocalzone” enterprise, co-founded a year ago by Burak Sönmez, graduate of IUE Department of Software Engineering, and Doğan Turan, graduate of IUE Department of Political Science and International Relations, brings people traveling to different countries with people who want products from those countries together.


IUE WILL MEET THE DEMAND IN WORKFORCE
IUE WILL MEET THE DEMAND IN WORKFORCE

Izmir University of Economics plans to remedy for qualified workforce demand of business world via its Alumni Information System. IUE graduates, who enter their current education and employment information in the system, and companies registered in the system will meet at the same platform, and companies will be able to find specialized employees they need easily.


IUE GRADUATE SIBLINGS SHARED THEIR EXPERIENCES ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION
IUE GRADUATE SIBLINGS SHARED THEIR EXPERIENCES ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION

After graduating from IUE Department of Industrial Systems Engineering, Esra Sarıhan worked as a marketing manager in climatization industry for a year as she completed her Master’s degree in Finance Economics at Izmir University of Economics. After that, Sarıhan, along with her sister Melis Sarıhan established the e-trade site named, “baskasindarama.com” in 2016.


SLEEP TRACKING DEVICE RECEIVES AN AWARD
SLEEP TRACKING DEVICE RECEIVES AN AWARD

Design by Nektar Ege Altıntoprak, Graduate of Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), came in first place in Turkey at the “Falling Walls Lab” contest organized by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The “sleep tracking device”, consisting of a smart alarm and an ankle band for children will prevent bed-wetting.


IMMIGRATION RESEARCH IN ITALY
IMMIGRATION RESEARCH IN ITALY

Cansu Sönmez, Graduate of Department of Sociology, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), will continue her successful journey in education in Italy following her studies in England. Upon completing her Master’s in Criminology with a scholarship at University of Plymouth, England, Sönmez will start her Ph.D. with a full scholarship at the Gran Sasso Science Institute in Italy.


THE BEAUTY OF MANUAL LABOUR
THE BEAUTY OF MANUAL LABOUR

She crowned female beauty with accessories; her designs became an important source of income for homemakers. Özüm Yelkencioğlu, Graduate of Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Faculty of Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), provided employment for over 20 women with her handmade belts under the brand of “Katun”.


SPECIALIZED BIKE DESIGN FOR SAFER RIDES
SPECIALIZED BIKE DESIGN FOR SAFER RIDES

Bicycles, which are popular modes of sports and transportation, are becoming more functional. Efe Çukur, Graduate of Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), designed a foldable 4-wheeled mountain bike.


HISTORICAL BUILDINGS IN 3 DIMENSIONS
HISTORICAL BUILDINGS IN 3 DIMENSIONS

Ancient cities are coming back to life in 3 dimensional virtual models. Ruins of monuments and buildings emerging from the depths of history reach the spectacular look of their era in virtual models in the hands of engineers of Izmir University of Economics.


3 DIMENSIONAL DESIGNS IN NATURAL STONES
3 DIMENSIONAL DESIGNS IN NATURAL STONES

Natural Stones are being reshaped by design. Tuğçe Savran, Graduate of Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), created a new use for natural stones, which are commonly used in floor and wall tiles, by transforming them into three-dimensional shapes.


ITALY GRANTS IZMIR WITH DESING AWARDS ONCE AGAIN
ITALY GRANTS IZMIR WITH DESING AWARDS ONCE AGAIN

Graduates of Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) returned from the 2018 A’Design Award and Competition with awards. A’Design Award and Competition is a design contest held in Italy where thousands of people apply from 80 countries across the world.