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Gamze Dane is an Assistant Professor at the Chair of Information Systems of the Built Environment Faculty of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). Her areas of expertise include urban planning and geographical information systems (GIS). Gamze’s research interests focus on explaining citizen and stakeholder behavior in urban environments by integrating econometric models and information technologies (such as GIS, sensors, location-based services) into urban models in order to provide policy formulations for sustainable developments. 

Academic background

Gamze Dane obtained her PhD in Urban Planning at TU/e and also holds an MSc in Geographical information systems and Decision Making from Turkey. She is currently the principal investigator for a Horizon 2020 project: ‘Regeneration and optimization of cultural heritage in creative and knowledge cities’. Within this project, her aim is to provide smart tools using information systems for sustainable transformation of cultural heritage areas.

Gamze has held several talks on invitation for various parties, including Istanbul Technical University. At TU/e, she is also involved in supervising PhD, master and bachelor students, conducting research and lecturing several courses such as Information Management and Process Modeling, Smart City, Geographic Information Modeling and Research & Development.


Geospatial data and tools are crucial to facilitate an agile ecosystem for the socio-technical processes in cities.

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travel Social Sciences
money Social Sciences
determinants Social Sciences
organization Social Sciences
expenditures Social Sciences
cultural heritage Social Sciences
housing Social Sciences
Netherlands Social Sciences

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Projects 2017 2020

De invloed van het stadsontwerp op de beleving en gevoelens van burgers

Weijs - Perrée, M., Massaad, H., Massaad, H., Dane, G. & Sartorius - ter Haar, M.


Project: Research direct

ROCK - Regeneration and Optimisation of Cultural heritage in creative and Knowledge cities

Massaad, H., Massaad, H., Dane, G., van der Avoird, M., Dane, G., Kruizinga, M. & Ettefagh, T.


Project: Research direct

Research Output 2007 2020

1 Citation (Scopus)

Route choice decisions of e-bike users: analysis of GPS tracking data in the Netherlands

Dane, G., Feng, T., Luub, F. & Arentze, T., 2020, Geospatial Technologies for Local and Regional Development - Proceedings of the 22nd AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science. Kyriakidis, P., Hadjimitsis, D., Skarlatos, D. & Mansourian, A. (eds.). Springer, p. 109-124 17 p. 7. (Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Global positioning system
Open Access
Administrative Personnel

Cultural heritage adaptive reuse for sustainable development pathways in creative and knowledge cities

Elisei, P., Draghia, M., Dane, G. & Onesciuc, N., 2019, (Accepted/In press) 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterAcademic

D2.3 Guidelines for sustainable adaptive reuse for CH

Dane, G., Houpert, C. & Derakhshan, S., 2019, ROCK Regeneration and Optimization of Cultural heritage in creative and Knowledge cities . 36 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Open Access
cultural heritage
social inclusion
urban system

Designing a gis-based people flow analytics tool for cultural event management in heritage-led cities

Derakhshan, S., 1 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven.

Research output: ThesisPd Eng ThesisAcademic

Activities 2011 2019

  • 7 Invited talk
  • 2 Workshop, seminar, course or exhibition

ROCK Project Cities Workshop: Living Labs & Digital Enablers

Gamze Z. Dane (Organiser)
Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesWorkshop, seminar, course or exhibitionScientific

Culture Leading Smart Urban Futures: EU H2020 ROCK Project

Gamze Z. Dane (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkProfessional

Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) Workshop #2 Salerno : Barriers and Bottleneck Assessment

Nadia Pintossi (Organiser), G.Z. Dane (Organiser), Raffaele Elio Lupacchini (Organiser)
26 Nov 201827 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesWorkshop, seminar, course or exhibitionScientific

Adaptive reuse and digital enablers in historic city centres

Gamze Z. Dane (Speaker)
Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkProfessional

Online Lecture on "Spatial Decision Support Systems" at PhD Course "Decision Support Systems" at Istanbul Technical University

Gamze Z. Dane (Speaker)
May 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific


Student theses

Bridging the gap between formulation and realization of the organization's strategy: one step closer to success

Author: Voorwinden, T., 31 Aug 2016

Supervisor: Kastelein, A. (Supervisor 1), Dane, G. (Supervisor 2), de Vries, B. (Supervisor 2) & Pelgrum, G. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master


'Cohousing' : an overview and residential preferences of the elderly

Author: Felix, E., 28 May 2019

Supervisor: Arentze, T. (Supervisor 1), Maussen, S. (Supervisor 2) & Dane, G. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master


Consumers' preferences on demand response in Dutch households: a stated choice experiment in the residential energy market

Author: van Enckevort, S., 31 May 2017

Supervisor: Dane, G. (Supervisor 1), Feng, T. (Supervisor 2) & Teunizen, J. (External coach)

Student thesis: Master