Work Experience

28 March 2017-Current: Associate Professor in Information Systems Department, METU, Informatics Institute, Ankara, Turkey

May 2016-May 2017: Visiting Academic at Department of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, UK

July 2006- March 2017: Assistant Professor in Information Systems Department, METU Informatics Institute, Ankara, Turkey

(The degree of associate professorship from YOK was obtained on 26th of October 2015)

January 2004- May 2006: Tutor in Grid Computing at Department of Computing, University of Surrey, U.K. Between January and May 2006, she worked as an associate lecturer.

August 2003-January 2004: Research Officer in Department of Computing at University of Surrey. She worked in an ESRC funded project called FinGrid (Financial Grid).

February 2002-August 2003: Research Officer in Department of Computing at University of Surrey. She worked in an EU 5th Framework project called GIDA (Generic Information Decision Analyst) Project.

September 2000- February 2002: Research Assistant in School of Computer Science at Queen’s University of Belfast. She worked in an EU 5th Framework project called IRAIA (Getting orientation in complex information spaces as an emergent behaviour of autonomous information agents)

September 1999- September 2000: Research Assistant at Computer Engineering Department of Dokuz Eylul University.

Teaching Experience:

Taught courses: Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Database Concepts and Applications.

Developed courses: Social Media Analytics, Web Services and Service Oriented Architecture, Introduction to Grid Computing, Regulatory and Legal Aspects of Information Systems

Revised courses: A service course “IS100 Introduction to Information Technologies and Applications” was redeveloped.


  • Innova, January 2019, July 2019
  • Deeper, August 2017-December 2018
  • Etezia Bilgi Teknolojileri Ltd., 2016
  • Bilişim Aktörleri, 2014-2015
  • Noktacom Media Internet, 2014
  • Fabreka Ltd., 2012
  • NART Information Systems, 2012
  • SERVUS, 2011
  • Mosbit, 2010, Data Mining Education
  • Tübitak Space Technologies Research Institute, 2009
  • Milsoft, 2008, Grid Computing Education

Seminars and Invited Lectures:

Fundamentals of Deep Learning for Multiple Data Types” hands-on workshop at Graduate School of Informatics on 11th May 2019

Data Analytics without Borders: Multi-Layered Insights for Syrian Refugee Crisis, 17th January 2019, METU Department of Statistics