Education

Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2001.
M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1998.
B.S. Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 1996.

Work Experience

03/2013-Present Associate Professor, Computer Engineering, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.
Co-director, RETINA Vision and Learning Group.
02/2013-01/2014 Visiting Associate Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
01/2004-02/2013 Assistant Professor, Computer Engineering, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.
09/2001-12/2003 Research Scientist, Research Department, Insightful Corporation, Seattle, WA.
09/1996-06/2001 Research Assistant, Intelligent Systems Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Summer 2000 Research Intern, Data Analysis and Products Division, MathSoft Inc. (currently Insightful Corporation), Seattle, WA.
Summer 1998
Summer 1999
Visiting Researcher, Tampere International Center for Signal Processing, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland.

Honors and Awards

Activities