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Mustafa Ozcicek

Ph.D. Student

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Mustafa is a Ph.D. student at NC State University since 2021.

Between 2010 and 2017, he worked with international sport and culture organizations, companies, and non-profit organizations by creating graphic design projects, designing digital and interactive experiences, and leading branding and visual communication processes. He also contributed to many graphic design exhibitions mainly related to social issues through his designs and his roles in the organizing committees.

His Master’s thesis investigates the relationship between design and culture, and it proposes an online archive website that collects formal, historical, and cultural attributes of a graphic design.

Currently, the topics he is interested in and exploring are Artificial Intelligence in Creative Fields, Computer Vision, and Graphic Design History. He also works as a research assistant at the Mixed Reality Lab where he studies and develops interactive augmented reality experiences.


Ph.D. in Design NC State University, 2021-Present

NC State University, 2021-Present Savannah College of Art and Design, 2018

BFA in Graphic Design Ataturk University, 2014

Area(s) of Expertise

Visual Experience Design
Visual Communication Theory and Research
Interactive Media