Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) in Biostatistics at Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey (2014 - 2018), (Graduated with ORPHEUS Label from Hacettepe University).
  • Master of Science in Statistics at Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (2012 - 2015), (Awarded by Middle East Technical University for completing all courses in one year with highest CGPA).
  • Bachelor of Science in Statistics at Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (2008 - 2012), (Graduated as a High Honor Student from Middle East Technical University).
  • Research Interests

  • Statistical Computing, especially with R
  • Computational Statistics
  • Machine Learning
  • GMDH-Type Neural Network Algorithms
  • Transformations
  • Time Series Analysis in Univariate Models
  • Numerical Optimization
  • Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey (February 10, 2020 - present).
  • Co-Founder and CEO, Neoanka Information Technologies Training and Consultancy Services Ltd Co, ODTU Teknokent, Ankara, Turkey (May 27, 2019 - March 8, 2021).
  • Editorial Board Member, American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Statistics (AJTAS) (December 19, 2018 - December 31, 2020).
  • Research Assistant, Department of Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey (March 24, 2014 - February 10, 2020).
  • Research Assistant, Statistical Office, President's Office, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (February 4, 2013 - March 24, 2014).
  • One of the Advisors, METU Hand-in-Hand Student Support Program, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (October 1, 2010 - December 31, 2010).
  • Academic and Professional Activities

  • 21st National and 4th International Biostatistics Congress, October 26-29, 2019, Antalya, Turkey.
  • 20th National and 3rd International Biostatistics Congress, October 26-29, 2018, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • 29th International Biometric Conference, July 8-13, 2018, Barcelona, Spain.
  • 10th International Statistics Congress, December 6-8, 2017, Ankara, Turkey.
  • 19th National and 2nd International Biostatistics Congress, October 25-28, 2017, Antalya, Turkey.
  • 18th National and 1st International Biostatistics Congress, October 26-29, 2016, Antalya, Turkey.
  • The Workshop titled 'Applied Bioinformatics with R', October 26, 2016, Antalya, Turkey.
  • 17th National Biostatistics Congress, November 5-9, 2015, Girne, Cyprus.
  • The 8th Conference of Eastern Mediterranean Region of International Biometric Society, May 11-15, 2015, Cappadocia, Nevsehir, Turkey.
  • Training of Editor and Author conducted by Turkish Network and Information Center (ULAKBIM), March 4, 2015, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Training of Trainers, January 17-18, 2015, Ankara, Turkey.
  • The Author Workshop conducted by Springer, May 27, 2014, Ankara, Turkey.
  • y-BIS 2013: Joint Meeting of Young Business and Industrial Statisticians, September 19-21, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Summer School titled 'Mixed Models with Medical Applications', May 27-28, 2013, Izmir, Turkey.
  • 8th World Congress in Probability and Statistics, July 9-14, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Pre-world-congress Meeting of Young Researchers in Probability and Statistics, July 6-8, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey (the only participant as an undergraduate student).
  • Internship in Central Bank, August 15-19, 2011, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Leaders@METU, January 4-6, 2010, Ankara, Turkey.