I am a Research Affiliate with the Pattern Recognition & Bioinformatics Group of Delft University of Technology, and an Assistant Professor in the Computer Engineering Department of Bilkent University. I was previously a Postdoctoral Researher at Delft University of Technology, a Visiting Researcher at Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. My research interests include Affective Computing, Intelligent Human-Computer Interaction, Pattern Recognition, and Computer Vision.
I received the B.Sc. degree in computer engineering from Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 2006, the M.Sc. degree in computer engineering from Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 2008, and the Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in 2014.
I was teaching Computer Vision (IN4393), Image Processing (TI2716-B), and mentoring for Bachelor Seminarium (TI3700) at Delft University of Technology.