Abdul Basit Anees

MS Student

BS: Bilkent University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2020

My research interests lie in the area of Natural Language Processing and Computer Vision.

Ahmed Imam Shah

MS Student

BS: Bilkent University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2020

Computer Vision and Machine Learning

Ahmet Canberk Baykal

MS Student

BS: Bilkent University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2020

The research areas I am interested in are Computer Vision and Natural Language Processing. Specifically, I am working on Neural Rendering and Image Editing.

Ahmet Kerem Özfatura

MS Student

BS: Özyeğin University, Computer Engineering, 2021

My research interest includes adversarial attacks, robust learning, and federated learning (FL), specifically communication bottleneck, data heterogeneity, byzantine, and backdoor attacks in FL

Ahnaf Hannan Lodhi

PhD Student

Working on Distributed Learning particularly Federated Learning in Decentralized Settings.”

Akın Yılmaz 

PhD Student

MS: Koç University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering

BS: Koç University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering & Physics

I am working as a Data Scientist at Tarentum. My research interests focus on learned video compression.

Alara Zindancıoğlu

MS Student (Data Science)

BS: Koç University, Physics & Philosophy, 2019

Explainable Artificial Intelligence, Formative Feedback Interfaces, Generative Adversarial Networks

Ali Safaya

PhD Student

BS: Sakarya University, Computer Engineering, 2019

https://github.com/alisafaya/

I am doing a direct PhD with Prof. Dr. Deniz Yüret. I like language models (all of them, not just transformers). I am interested in computational linguistics. I am working in parallel on several tracks of NLP, including, but not limited to language modeling, information extraction, and conversational AI

Alireza Madani

MS Student

BS: K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Mechanical Engineering, 2020

Physical Human-Robot Interaction, Shared Autonomy, Human Arm Neuromotor Behavior Analysis

Alpay Sabuncuoğlu

PhD Student

BS: Koç University, Computer Engineering, 2018

karton.ku.edu.tr

https://github.com/asabuncuoglu13

I am interested in developing novel, affordable, and accessible learning environments for early-years in education. In particular, I am effectively deploying state-of-the-art AI models to mobile phones to increase the usability of these devices in the classroom.

Barış Batuhan Topal

MS Student

BS: Sabancı University, Computer Science and Engineering, 2020

I am interested in understanding the textual and visual information on comics by using domain adaptation and transfer learning techniques. Currently, I am focused on detecting faces and recognizing facial expressions in comics by adapting the best performing models trained on real-life images.

Barışcan Bozkurt

MS Student

BS: Electrical-Electronics Engineering, Koc University, 2021

BA: Mathematics, Koc University, 2021

https://github.com/BariscanBozkurt

Biologically Plausible Algorithms for Blind Source Separation and Supervised Learning, Matrix Factorization

Batuhan Özyurt

MS Student

BS: Boğaziçi University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2020

Natural Language Processing, Machine Reading Comprehension

Bekir Berker Türker

PhD Student

BS: İzmir Institute of Technology, Electronics and Communication Eng

 

My research interests include human-computer interaction, affective computing, social robotics and audio-visual signal processing. Currently researching on engagement in Human-Robot (physical, conversational) Interaction.

Berk Güler

MS Student

BS: Istanbul Technical University, Control and Automation Engineering, 2020

I am going to work on physical human-robot interaction and learning human intention under the supervision of Prof. Çağatay Başdoğan.

Berke Levent Cesur

MS Student

BS:Koç University, Computer Engineering,  2019

Medical Image Analysis with Deep Learning

Can Küçüksözen

MS Student

BS: Bilkent University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2017

I am interested in holistic scene understanding in image and video data containing single/multiple objects, their attributes, and relationships. Specifically, I concentrate on combining methodologies from attentional models in deep learning, graph neural networks, and unsupervised learning schedules to create novel Computer Vision models that address the problems of image classification, object detection, keypoint detection, and scene graph generation.

Cansu Korkmaz

PhD Student

MS: Koc University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2021

BS: Koç University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2019

I am interested in deep learning methods used image processing and computer vision. Specifically, I have been working on the efficiency and large-scale analysis of image super-resolution methods.

Çağan Selim Çoban

MS Student

BS: Bilkent University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2019

https://cscoban.com/

I am interested in video object detection with temporal supervision. In particular, I focus on learning object-based representations in a video and performing joint detection and tracking.

Damla Övek

PhD Student

BS: Koç University, Molecular Biology & Genetics, Computer Engineering, 2017

 I am interested in computational biology and bioinformatics. In particular, I focus on protein-protein interactions, and the computational prediction of interfaces, hot spots, and hot regions using machine learning approaches.

Doğan Sağbili

PhD Student

MS: Koç University, Computer Engineering, 2021

Novel programming models in emerging architectures.

Ege Onat Özsüer

MS Student

BS: Koç University, Computer Engineering, 2020

Computer Vision

Endi Merkuri

MS Student

BS: Bilkent University, Computer Engineering, 2020

My research interests include Parallel and Distributed Computing. Currently, I am working on new architectures for AI accelerators.

Ezgi Dede

MS Student

BS: Middle East Technical University, Psychology, 2019

Sketch-based Interfaces Human-Computer Interaction

Fatma Ülkem Kasapoğlu

PhD Student

MS: Middle East Technical University, Bioinformatics, 2021

BS: Middle East Technical University, Computer Engineering, 2017

Deep Learning-Based Medical Image Analysis

Farzin Negahbani

MS Student

BS: Shiraz University, Computer Hardware Engineering, 2018

My research interests lie in where Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Biomedical Engineering meet. Currently, I’m working on a  transfer learning approach for robot learning from demonstration.

Gökçe İymen

MS Student Data Science

BS: Middle East Technical University, Industrial Engineering, 2019

I am interested in deep learning applications. I am currently working on the generative models used for audio generation. My focus will be on obtaining audio-based formative feedback for affective speech.

Gürkan Soykan

MS Student

BS: Sabanci University, Computer Science and Engineering, 2018

I am interested in interplay between language and vision. Accordingly, my current focus is to be able to come up with deep learning models that could understand the visual language of comics.

Hamza Çoban

MS Student

BS: Koç University, Physics, 2020

I am interested in machine learning applications in Physics, particularly in the area of Statistical Physics. I am also working on reinforcement learning models of the bridge bidding problem

Hilal Güven

MS Student

BS: Boğaziçi University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2020

Video Restoration and Compression using Deep Learning

Ibrahim Shoer

PhD Student

MS: Istanbul Medipol University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Cyber Systems, 2020

BS: Alexandria University, Communication and Electronics, 2016

Machine Learning

Ilker Kesen

PhD Student

BS: Istanbul Technical University, Electronics and Communication Engineering, 2016

My current research focus is to devise novel deep learning solutions for visually grounded language learning problems such as image segmentation from referring expressions and text-conditional image synthesis.

Kaan Adil Akan

MS Student

BS: Middle East Technical University, 2020

kaanakan.com

My research interests include machine learning and computer vision, with special interest in video understanding, video prediction, video object detection and tracking.

Mehmet Bahadır Erden

MS Student

BS: Boğaziçi University, Industrial Engineering, 2022

 Time Series Analysis, Machine Learning, Computer Vision

Mert Çökelek

MS Student

BS: Hacettepe University, Computer Engineering, 2021

My research interests lie in Deep Learning and Computer Vision. I am currently working on 360-degree Audio-Visual Saliency Prediction

Mısra Yavuz

MS Student

BS: Boğaziçi University, Computer Engineering, 2021.

I am interested in deep learning and computer vision. Currently, my research focus includes few-shot learning and long-tail learning for rare events detection in autonomous driving

Mustafa Orkun Acar

MS Student

BS: Middle East Technical University, Computer Engineering, 2016

Efficient Deep Learning on Sparse Data

Müge Kural

MS Student

BS: Koç University, Computer Engineering, 2016

My research interests focus on graph-based semantic parsing of natural language. Currently I work on sequence-graph transductions for various semantic representation schemes using supervised and unsupervised approaches.

Nasrin Rahimi

PhD Student

MS: University of Tabriz, Iran, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2016

BS: University of Tabriz, Iran, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2014

I am interested in Image and Video Processing and Computer Vision using deep neural networks. In particular, I am focused on video restoration tasks such as dynamic scene deblurring/super-resolution (spatio-temporally varying degradation models).

Nazır Nayal

MS Student

BS: Koç University, Computer Engineering, 2021

Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Few-Shot Learning, Rare Events Detection in Autonomous Driving

Ogün Kırmemiş

PhD Student

 

I am a Python instructor at Koç University and working on “1001” project. My interests are deep learning and image processing/compression.

Onur Berk Töre

MS Student

BS: Yeditepe University, Computer Science, 2018

https://onurtore.github.io/

My research interests lie between Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. I specifically focus on applying reinforcement learning and probabilistic models to learn from demonstration (lfd) problems.

Onur Keleş

PhD Student

MS: Boğaziçi University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2019

BS: Boğaziçi University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2016

I am currently working on image restoration (denoising, deblurring) and single-image super-resolution.

Öykü Zeynep Bayramoğlu

PhD Student

MS: Koç University, Computer Science and Engineering, 2022

BS: Yıldız Technical University, Computer Engineering, 2019

My research interests include deep learning and affective computing. Currently, I am working on maintaining engagement in human-robot interaction using reinforcement learning methods.

Pouya Pourakbarian Niaz

MS Student

BS: University of Tabriz, Iran, Mechanical Engineering, 2016

My research focuses on using machine learning for pHRI, and my personal interests include human-robot interaction and collaboration incorporating machine learning, learning human intention from demonstration, long-time iterative learning, reinforcement learning of human intention, and so forth.
I would love to  collaborate in research conducted in areas concerning robotics, machine learning, and computer vision.

Ronglei Ji

PhD Student

MS: Istanbul Technical University, Communication Systems, 2019

I’m working on Deinterlacing and Video Frame Interpolation using Deep Learning.

Sadra Safadoust

MS Student

BS: Sharif University of Technology, Computer Engineering, 2019

I am interested in deep learning for computer vision. Currently, I am working on the monocular depth estimation task.

Samet Demir

PhD Student

BS: Boğaziçi University, Computer Engineering, August 2020

Seher Özçelik

PhD Student

MS: Koç University, Mathematics, 2006

BS: Istanbul Technical University, Physics Eng. & Mathematics Eng. Double Major, 2003

 

Deep Learning, Medical Data

Taher Anjary

MS Student

BS: Bilkent Univeristy, 2020

Currently working on Multiple Object Tracking (MOT). Interested in Reinforcement Learning(RL) and IoT