Education

September 2021 - Present
NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering.

  • Recipient of Future Leader PhD Fellowship , 2021-2023.
  • Specializing in Information Theory and Communications.
    • Advisor: Elza Erkip.

September 2017 - June 2021
Imperial College London, Electrical Electronics Engineering.

September 2012 - June 2017
Galatasaray Lİsesİ (Lycée de Galatasaray).
http://www.gsl.gsu.edu.tr/

  • Came 173rd out of ~1 million entrants in National Examination for High School Entrance to be qualified for this public high school in İstanbul.
  • Obtained High School diploma with High Honours, equivalent of French Baccalauréat.
  • Presided football, drama and French clubs. Received the Best Play Award in Tevfik d'Or Festival (2014).
  • Co-founded a robotics club.
  • Volunteered weekly in an educational charity called TEGV.

Experience

April 2020 - September 2020
IPC Lab at Imperial College London, Undergraduate Research Assistant.
https://www.imperial.ac.uk/information-processing-and-communications-lab

  • Full-time 6-month research placement.
  • Worked on deep joint transmission-recognition for power-constrained multi-view cameras at the wireless edge, focusing on joint source-channel coding.
  • Awarded the Imperial Bursary for 6 months.
  • Preprint.
  • IPC Lab Group Presentation.

  • Advisor: Deniz Gündüz.
    Line Manager: Mikołaj Jankowski.

2019 - Present
EEE Department at Imperial College London, Undergraduate Teaching Assistant.

Helped answering students' questions and guided them through their work in laboratories for the following modules:

  • Computer Architecture I (Autumn 2019)
  • COMMS Lab (Spring 2020)
  • Mathematics for Engineering (Spring 2020, Autumn 2020)

June 2019 - August 2019
Morgan Stanley (London), Technology Summer Analyst.

  • Analysed ’change management data’ within specific departments and failure codes to seek any correlation with blackouts and brownouts and to understand overall trends within the Firm.
  • Used Python, Splunk to automate data manipulation in Excel and managed its documentation for the team.

  • Team: Enterprise Command Center.

Skills

ARM Assembly Language
French
LaTeX
MATLAB
PyTorch/NumPy/Matplotlib
Python
Turkish
Verilog HDL

Extracurriculars

Hiking

  • Completed 4-Inns 65K Mountain Marathon twice (2018, 2019).
  • Came first in Kong Mini Marathon (Wales) in the category female under-23 (2018).
  • Elected as Treasurer of Fellwanderers (2018), the hiking society of Imperial College London.
  • Recently, hiked in the Picos de Europa (Spain), Peak and Lake Districts (UK).
Philosophy

  • Completed 2 philosophy courses at Imperial College London: Moral Philosophy (Merit) and Contemporary Philosophy (Distinction).
  • Coordinator at Project Arché. Organised Philosophy of Science (2018) and Computers and (their) Philosophy (2019) summer camps in Şirince, Turkey.