Prof., Head of City and Regional Planning Department, Çukurova University
Tolga Ünlü has been a member of the Department of City and Regional Planning at Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey since 2020. Before then, he took many responsibilities at the Department of City and Regional Planning at Mersin University between 2006 and 2020. His research is focused on urban morphology, urban design and planning practice with a particular attention on urban growth and development of fringe belts, and on the relationship between research and practice in urban morphology and planning. Had articles and book chapters on physical development and planning history of Turkish cities as well as their morphological transformation. He had a founding role in inauguration of Turkish Network of Urban Morphology in 2014. Besides having a position of Professorship at Çukurova University, Turkey, on the field of urban morphology and planning, Tolga Ünlü has been a colleague in both Urban Morphology Research Group since 2012 and International Seminar on Urban Form (ISUF) since 2009. He has been a member of ISUF Council since 2018, and has been undertaking the role of Secretary General since 2021.