2018 – 2021
Lausanne, CH
Computer Science MS
  • Coursework: Neural Networks, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Applied Data Analysis, Data Visualization
2014 – 2018
Bilkent University
Ankara, TR
Electrical and Electronics Engineering BS
  • Graduated 13th among 120 graduates in my year.
  • 50% scholarship for ranking 1976th among 2,000,000 students taking the undergraduate placement examination.
  • Coursework: Algorithms, Data Structures, Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Statistical Learning, Data Analysis


Spring 2021
Oracle Labs
Zurich, CH
Research Intern | Thesis Project
  • Using natural language processing to transform unstructured text into knowledge graphs.
Fall 2019
Accenture Labs
Dublin, IE
Research Intern
  • Researched novel evolutionary hyperparameter optimization methods for training knowledge graph embedding models.
  • Implemented them in Accenture's open source knowledge graph library AmpliGraph.
Spring 2019
Lausanne, CH
Research Assistant
  • Implemented a novel exploration method for deep reinforcement learning algorithms using TensorFlow.
  • Co-authored a paper that was accepted to the OptRL workshop at NeurIPS 2019.
Fall 2017
Bilkent Data Science Group
Ankara, TR
Research Assistant
  • Built a Python framework for the offline evaluation of multi-armed bandit algorithms.
  • Modified the SQL code of a medical dataset simulator to generate data to train three different bandit models.
Summer 2017
ETH Computer Vision Lab
Zurich, CH
Research Intern
  • Implemented a neural network in MATLAB to perform semantic segmentation on magnetic resonance images.
  • Added four new features to the modeling platform ArtiSynth by integrating my code into the large Java codebase.
Summer 2016
Huawei R&D Center
Istanbul, TR
Research & Development Intern
  • Collected live tweets using Java and predicted the response time of a Twitter account to new tweets using Weka.



Programming Languages

Python, Java, JavaScript, MATLAB, C++, SQL, R, Scala


PyTorch, TensorFlow, NumPy, Pandas, Scikit-learn, Matplotlib

Natural Languages

Native Turkish, Fluent English (TOEFL 119/120), Basic French


Summer 2016
Bilkent Engineering Society
Ankara, TR
Vice President
  • Held weekly meetings with over 100 members, managed a 150.000 TL budget and organized career/social events.
  • Coordinated a management and leadership conference with over 600 attendees.