Dr.Gür, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (GSAS‐PhD,1978), received a Fulbright Scholarship (1972‐77) and a grant from the DAAD (2002; 2008).She served at KTU (1971‐2009).In 1989, she was promoted to a professorship. Currently, she teaches at Beykent University in Istanbul.She is an active member of CICA, WA,and the Chamber of Architects, and an intermittent member of IAPS, DRS, CIB W84, and IAHS. She is an honorary member of BTI (Bund Türkischer Ingenieure und Akademiker e. V) and SEA (The Sustainable Environment Association). She is the editor of Yakinmimarlik and the International Journal of Architectural Research and Development (JARD); and the disciplinary editor of Anadolu University and Beykent University Scientific Studies Journals. She also serves as a reviewer of SRE, e‐Books, JADE, JAAP MEGARON, A/Z, Gazi, Uludag, Trakya, Tasarım+Kuram. She is the author and co‐author of 28 books and over 400 articles. She mentored over 100 academics. She is married and has two children.