Demet Dincer is a lecturer in the UNSW Faculty of Built Environment, Interior Architecture Program. She received her B.Sc. in Architecture from Yildiz Technical University (2007) as the highest-ranking honour student and M.Sc. in Architectural Design from Istanbul Technical University (2010). She was enrolled in the Urban Design Program in TU Delft for her M.Sc. studies (2009). Demet went to Columbia University as a Fulbright Visiting Researcher for her doctoral studies (2013-14) and received her PhD from Istanbul Technical University (2016). She has worked as a post-doctoral researcher at IKEA x UTS Future Living Lab at the University of Technology Sydney (2018-19) and as an Assistant Professor at Istanbul Kultur University, affiliated with architecture and design studies. Most of her research has been funded by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, and she has also been an executive board member of the Fulbright Alumni Association Turkey.