Ayse Ozbil Torun

Dr. Ayse Ozbil Torun is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Architecture and Built Environment at Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Her research interests mainly lie in the fields of spatial modeling and urban form analysis using space syntax techniques. Her work is directed towards pedestrian-friendly neighborhood and street design strategies enhancing active transportation in cities. Her recent studies have focused on walkability and obesity, transit-oriented planning, and design of sustainable cities.