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Sadik Artunc

Professor and Department Head

Curriculum Vitae

Mailing Address
Box 9725
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Physical Address
LA Facility, Suite C103
845-3 Stone Blvd.
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Email: sa305@msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-3012

Courses Taught

  • Construction
  • Design
  • Day One Freshmen Leadership


  • M.L.A., University of Michigan
  • M.S., University of Istanbul
  • B. S., University of Istanbul

Professional Experience

  • Sadik C. Artunc, FASLA, Landscape Architect and Consultant, 1984 to date.
  • Planning Director and Recreation Planner, Uludao National Park, Bursa Turkey, 1973-1975.
  • Recreation Planner, Central Planning Office of the National Parks Service, Ankara, Turkey, 1973.
  • Forester & Forest Engineer, Ministry of Forestry, Dereyayla District, Arac - Kastomonu, Turkey, 1972-1973.

Society Membership

  • American Society of Landscape Architects
  • Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, Mississippi State University Chapter.
  • Council of Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board
  • Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards
  • Gamma Sigma Delta National Agriculture Honor Society, Mississippi State University, Lifetime membership.
  • Mississippi Chapter of the American Society of Landscaper Architects
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, University of Michigan and Louisiana State University Chapters, Lifetime membership.
  • Sigma Lambda Alpha National Landscape Architecture Honor Society, Louisiana State University Chapter, Lifetime membership.
  • The Foundation for European Environmental Education for the Coastal Tourism and Blue Flag Program and Turkish Foundation for Environmental Education
  • The Foundation for Tourism Development and Education, College of Architecture at Yyldyz University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • The Research & Application Center for Tourism Structures, College of Architecture at Yyldyz University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • The Society of Turkish American Architects, Engineers and Scientists
  • Union Chamber of Turkish Engineers and Architects, Chamber of Forest Engineers, Turkey.


  • Registered Landscape Architect, State of Louisiana, No. A - 182.
  • Registered Forest Engineer, Turkey.

Recognition and Awards

  • LSU Distinguished Faculty Award, Louisiana State University, 2002
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Academic Year, School of Landscape Architecture, 2000
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Louisiana Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects , 2004.
  • Elected and inducted to the College of Fellows, American Society of Landscape Architects.

Selected Publications

Artunc, S.M., M. Hilak, D. Bruton, N. Pollock-Ellwand, M. Skinner. 2007. Another look at high definition synchronous telepresence, rich media and 24/7 digital design distance education. Page 273 in Proceedings of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture.

Artunc, S.M. 2003. Imprinting landscape architects as interdisciplinary leaders: Myth or truth? Proceedings of the Council of Landscape Architecture Educators.


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Telephone 662-325-3012
Fax 662-325-7893

Department of Landscape Architecture
Box 9725
Mississippi State University, MS 39762