Ergin Şafak Dikmen, PhD.

Ergin Şafak Dikmen graduated from Communication and Design Department of Bilkent University in 2006. He completed his master degree at the Integrated Design Department of Anhalt University with his thesis entitled “Optical Illusion and its Use in Design”. He received his PhD degree from Graduate School of Social Sciences of Ankara University with his thesis entitled “The New Media Ecosystem of Turkish Television Broadcasting”. His animation projects were screened in many cities such as İstanbul, Ankara and Berlin. He worked in different advertisement companies and in research centers as a CGI designer. Since 2011 he has been working in Ankara University, Faculty of Communication as a Lecturer. He is the founder and coordinator of New Media Research Lab (NETlab). Dikmen speaks fluent French and English. His research area focus on new media, TV 2.0 ecosystem and technologies, free Software, media archaeology, data visualisation, Animation, digital games and eSports.