Data for Refugees Challenge (Project Coordinator) – Honorable Mention Award in Labor category, 2019. http://d4r.turktelekom.com.tr/. Our project web site is http://d4r.metu.edu.tr
METU Academic Performance Award (In recognition of academic productivity during the past three academic years), 2016.
NVIDIA CUDA Research Center Award, U.S., 2012
NVIDIA CUDA Teaching Center Award, U.S., 2010
NVIDIA Research Grant, Professional Partnership Award, U.S., 2009.
IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Travel Grant (2005)
Royal Academy of Engineering Travel Grant (2005)
Panel Member in Felis 2017 (Felis Ödülleri 2017 Verinin Yaratıcı Kullanımı Bölümü Jüri Üyesi, https://www.felisodulleri.com/2017)
EU H2020- INFRAIA-02-2017: Integrating Activities for Starting Communities – Worked as an expert for evaluating projects, 2016, 2017
Reviewer in Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 2017
Reviewer in IET Computer Journal, 2016, 2017
Reviewer in ACM Computing Surveys, 2016
Reviewer in Tubitak Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, 2016, 2017
Member of Computer and Informatics Commission in METU (2008-2018).
Programme Committee Member in BASARIM09 and BASARIM12 (Ulusal Yüksek Başarım ve Grid Konferansı)
Reviewer in Tübitak Teydeb Project, 1001 Projects 2007-2018.
Reviewer in IJCNN (International Joint Conference on Neural Networks) 2007, 2009, 2012 and 2016 Conferences
Reviewer in ISCTURKEY 2008 (Information Security and Cryptology Conference with International Participation)
Reviewer in Informatics for Health and Social Care Journal 2015.
Reviewer in Neurocomputing Journal 2007
Reviewer in Knowledge-based Systems Journal 2013, 2016-2018
Reviewer in USMOS 2007 Conference (Ulusal Savunma Uygulamaları Modelleme ve Simülasyon Konferansı)
Reviewer in EUROSIP 2006
EU 7th Framework Security Call Expert Evaluator (FP-SEC-2009 and FP-SEC-2010): Evaluated 14 collaborative and integrated projects in total (Expertise domain on data mining)