I am an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Engineering at Bogazici University, and co-director of TABI (Text Analytics and Bioinformatics) Lab. I'm also a member of the AILAB. My research interests include text mining, information retrieval, information extraction, natural language processing, and bioinformatics.
I joined the Department of Computer Engineering at Bogazici University in 2011. Prior to that I worked in the Faculty of Computer and Informatics at Istanbul Technical University between 2010-2011. I received my Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA in 2010. I hold an M.S. degree and a B.S. degree in Computer Engineering from Bogazici University.
- "Development and Application of an Interaction Network Ontology (INO) for Literature Mining of Vaccine-associated Gene-Gene Interactions." with Junguk Hur, Zuoshuang Xiang, and Yongqun He is accepted to the Journal of Biomedical Semantics.
- "Detection and Categorization of Bacteria Habitats using Shallow Linguistic Analysis." with Ilknur Karadeniz is accepted to BMC Bioinformatics.
- Teaching CMPE 150 - Introduction to Computing (C) and CMPE 493 - Introduction to Information Retrieval in Fall 2014.