Bige Tunçer is an associate professor at the Architecture and Sustainable Design Pillar of Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). At SUTD, she founded the Informed Design Lab. The lab’s research focuses on data collection, information and knowledge modeling and visualization, for informed architectural and urban design.
She received her PhD in Architecture (design informatics) from Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), her MSc (computational design) from Carnegie Mellon University, and her BArch from Middle East Technical University. She was an assistant professor at TU Delft, a visiting professor at the Chair of Information Architecture at ETH Zurich, a visiting scholar at MIT, and a visiting professor at Computer Engineering Department of University of Pavia, Italy. Her research interests include evidence based design, big data informed urban design, and design thinking. She leads and participates in various large multi-disciplinary research projects in evidence informed design, IoT, and big data. She has taught many design computation and studio courses to undergraduate and graduate students. Currently she leads and teaches Capstone, where student groups from various engineering directions and architecture work together on industry defined and funded design projects and develop design prototypes.