Official Resume pdf

2016 - Present Computer Scientist at NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory

2014 - 2015 Post-doctoral researcher, Intelligent User Interfaces Lab, Koc University

Summer 2012 Intern at Inria, Saclay, France

Summer 2011 Intern at IBM Research, Almaden, CA

Summer 2010 Intern at Microsoft Research, Seattle, WA

2008 - 2009  Research Scientist, Allosphere Research Group



Awards and Fellowships


2009-2013 PhD in Media Arts and Technology, UC Santa Barbara, CA

2008-2009 Research Scientist at Allosphere Group, UC Santa Barbara, CA

2006-2008 MS in Multimedia Engineering, Media Arts and Technology, UC Santa Barbara, CA

2004-2006 MS in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Sabanci University, Turkey

1999-2004 BA (honours) in Visual Communication Design, Sabanci University, Turkey

1996-1999 Gaziantep Fen Lisesi, Turkey

2014 - 2015 TUBITAK Research Fellow

2013   ACM CHI Best Paper Award  

2011-2012 Deutsch Foundation Fellowship

2010-2011 Dean's Fellowship, UC Santa Barbara

2006-2008 Fulbright Scholarship

1999-2006 Full merit scholarship, Sabanci University