Elif Ensari Research Scholar in the Director's Office at the Marron Institute. She was trained as an architect specializing in architectural design computing. She holds a master’s degree from Southern California Institute of Architecture (SciARC) and a dual Ph.D. degree from Istanbul Technical University and University of Lisbon. Her research utilizes urban analytics to support design and planning for sustainable mobility. She has taught at Istanbul Bilgi, Kadir Has and Izmir Economy Universities. Prior to joining the Marron Institute at NYU, she provided design computing, spatial analysis and visualization services as part of research collaborative Bits’n Bricks in Istanbul.