Secil Afsar
Fabrication Laboratory Assistant

Secil Afsar graduated from the Chemical and Biological Engineering department of Koc University with a half scholarship in 2016. After graduation, she worked as a process development engineer at a H2020-funded biotechnology company for two years. Later, due to her desire to work on the development of the sustainable built environment, she continued her master’s degree in Biodigital Architecture at the International University of Catalonia. At the end of her master’s degree in 2019, she started to an internship at Fab Lab Barcelona where she learned how to build new tools and enhance her skills in computational design integrated fabrication technologies. She also had the chance to contribute to the European projects called Foodshift and Siscode as a product developer during this internship period. So far, she has co-authored in different book chapters and academic articles. She is now pursuing her doctorate degree in UIC Barcelona and working as a fabrication assistant at IAAC Barcelona.