[CV] I joined Bilkent in the fall of 1998, before which I worked for Tom Sawyer Software for three years.
M.S., Ph.D. in Computer Science, 1991, 1995, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.
B.S. in Computer Engineering, 1989, Middle East Technical Univ., Ankara, Turkey. >>
|My interests fall into the areas of information visualization (e.g. biological pathway and social network visualization), bioinformatics (pathway informatics), and graph algorithms (e.g. graph layout algorithms and query algorithms for graph-based knowledgebases). I lead i-Vis Research Group; current projects include Chisio, ChiBE, VISIBIOweb, cBio Cancer Genomics Portal, Cytoscape Web, and PATIKA. >>|
|Professional||Co-founder and Director, BCBI (Bilkent Center for Bioinformatics), 2002-2010; Conference Chair and Program Committee Member, (Combinatorial Pattern Matching) CPM 2004; National Young Scientist Career Development Award, TÜBITAK (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey), 2005-2011. >>|
|Teaching||Nowadays I teach Object-Oriented Software Eng., Algorithms I, Automata Theory and Formal Languages, and Algorithms II, >>|
|Other||Miscellenaous forms for application for summer internship and request for a reference letter and information on senior term projects can be obtained here.|