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18/05/2022 - 10:11

IAM appreciates the contributions of all Affiliated Faculty members whose names are listed according to IAM rules


Emre Akbaş (Dr.) 

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University 

Affiliated Program: Scientific Computing

E-mail: eakbas [at] metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: computer vision, machine/deep learning


Sedat Akleylek (Assoc.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Ondokuz Mayıs University

Affiliated Program: Cryptography

E-mail: sedat.akleylek[at]omu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Post-quantum cryptography, computer algebra, applied cryptography for cyber security, IoT security, malware analysis, blockchain


Erdem Alkım (Assist.Prof.Dr.) 

Affiliation: Dokuz Eylül University 

Affiliated Program: Cryptography

E-mail: erdem.alkim[at]deu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Post-Quantum Cryptography, Cryptographic Engineering


Zehra Ekşi-Altay (Assoc.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Vienna University of Economics and Business

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

E-mail: zehra.eksi-altay[at]wu.ac.at

Research Interests:Financial mathematics, quantitative finance


Ümit Aksoy (Assoc.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Atılım University

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

E-Mail: umit.aksoy[at]atilim.edu.tr

Research Interests: Complex Partial Differential Equations; Boundary Value Problems; Financial Mathematics; Probability Theory on Time Scales; Fixed Point Theory and its Applications


Ersan Akyıldız (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Cryptography

E-mail: ersan[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Algebraic Geometry : Group Actions on Varieties. 
Elliptic Curves in Cryptography : Isogeny based cryptography.


Hande Ayaydın-Hacıömeroğlu (Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

E-mail: hande[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Financial Institutions, Banking Sector, Financial Econometrics, Impact Investing


Aydın Aytuna (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

E-mail: aytuna[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Functional Analysis, Several Complex Variables


Burçak Başbuğ-Erkan (Assoc.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Actuarial Sciences

E-mail: bberna[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Disaster risk management, disaster finance, resilience, disaster risk reduction, disaster governance, Monitoring&Evaluation, policy development


Furkan Başer (Assoc.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Ankara University

Affiliated Program: Actuarial Sciences

E-mail: furkan.baser[at]ankara.edu.tr

Research Interests: Machine Learning Techniques, Fuzzy System Modeling, Actuarial Modeling, Risk Classification


Şükrü Selçuk Bayın (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

E-mail: bayın[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Mathematical Physics


Özlem Türker Bayrak (Assoc.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Çankaya University

Affiliated Program: Actuarial Science

E-Mail: ozlemt[at]cankaya.edu.tr

Research Interests: Statistical Data Analysis, Statistical Inference, External and Internal Quality Control, Time Series Analysis, Applied Econometric Analysis


Serdar Dalkır (Assoc.Prof.Dr)

Affiliation: CRETC. Competition & Regulation Economics Testimony and Consulting LLC

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematic

E-mail: dalkir.serdar[at]gmail.com

Research Interests: Analysis, statistics, probability, game theory, numerical analysis, optimization, trigonometry, applied math, calculus, functional analysis, stochastic calculus, calculus of variations, DEs, set theory, combinatorics, topology, Euclidean geometry, non-Euclidean geometry


Özlem Defterli (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Affiliation: Çankaya University 

Affiliated Program: Scientific Computing

E-mail: defterli[at]cankaya.edu.tr

Research Interests: Computational Methods for Ordinary Differential Equations; Numerical Solutions of Fractional Differential Equations; Fractional Optimal Control; Mathematical Modelling; Integrable and Superintegrable Systems.


Günther Glatzel (Dr.)

Affiliation:

Affiliated Program: 

E-mail: 


Serdar Göktepe (Assoc.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Scientific Computing

E-mail: sgoktepe[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Computational Solid Mechanics and Constitutive Theory, Coupled Problems


Ercan Gürses (Assoc.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Scientific Computing

E-mail: gurses[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Interests: Computational and Applied Solid Mechanics, Multiscale Modeling, Aerospace Materials and Structures


İ. Yurdahan Güler (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation:  Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Cryptography

Office: S225

Phone: +90 (312) 210-5615

E-mail: yguler[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Kuvantum Alanlar Kuramı.


Zehra Nuray Güner (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

E-mail: nurayg[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Asset pricing, Incorporation of information into prices, Socially responsible investing, Green bonds.


Oytun Haçariz (Dr.)

Affiliation: Karabük University

Affiliated Program: Actuarial Science

Phone: +90 (312) 210-5613 

E-mail: oytunhacariz[at]karabuk.edu.tr

Research Interests:


Azize Hayfavi (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

Office: S223

Phone: +90 (312) 210-5613 

E-mail: azizeh[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Probability Theory , Stochastic Analysis , Stochastic Processes


Özlem İlk-Dağ (Assoc.Prof.Dr)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Actuarial Science

E-mail: oilk[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Statistical data analysis, longitudinal data, statistical modeling, statistical computing, biostatistics


Uğur Karabey (Assist.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Hacettepe University

Affiliated Program: Actuarial Science

E-mail: ukarabey[at]hacettepe.edu.tr

Research Interests: Financial Risk Measurement, Risk Theory 


Başak Bulut Karageyik (Assist.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Hacettepe University

Affiliated Program: Actuarial Science

E-mail: basakbulut[at]hacettepe.edu.tr

Research Interests: Non-life Insurance Mathematics, Loss Models, Risk Theory, Reinsurance, Decision Theory


Mehmet Baha Karan (Prof. Dr.)

Affiliation: Hacettepe University

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

E-mail: mbkaran [at] hacettepe.edu.tr

Research Interests: Corporate finance, portfolio management, behavior finance, energy and financial markets


Bülent Karasözen (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Scientific Computing

E-mail: bulent[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Numerical Solution of ODEs and PDEs; Scientific Computing; Geometric Integration; PDE-Constrained Optimization; Model Order Reduction


Barış Bülent Kırlar (Assoc.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Süleyman Demirel University

Affiliated Program: Cryptography

E-mail: bariskirlar[at]sdu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Elliptic Curve Cryptography, Pairing-Based Cryptography, Public Key Cryptosystems, Finite Fields and Their Applications, Post-Quantum Cryptography


Ralf Korn (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Kaiserslautern University

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

E-mail: korn[at]mathematik.uni-kl.de

Research Interests: Financial Mathematics; Stochastic Control; Impulse Control; Monte Carlo Methods


Bükre Yıldırım Külekci (Dr.)

Affiliation: Technical University of Kaiserslautern

Affiliated Program: Actuarial Science

E-Mail: bukre[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Extreme value theory; Life insurance; Longevity; Risk Management; Dependent risks


Ceyda Mangir (Dr.)

Affiliated Program:  Cryptography

E-mail: ceyda.mangir[at]gmail.com

Research Interests: Matrix multiplication over finite fields, white-box cryptography, homomorphic encryption


Murat Manguoğlu (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Scientific Computing

E-mail: manguoglu[at]ceng.metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Parallel Computing; Numerical Linear Algebra


Songül Kaya Merdan (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Scientific Computing

E-mail: smerdan[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Computational Fluid Dynamics; Numerical Analysis of Partial Differential Equations; Variational Multiscale Methods


Vilda Purutçuoğlu (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Scientific Computing

E-Mail: vpurutcu[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Bioinformatics, systems biology, high dimensional data, neuroscience, social statistics.


Vincent Rijmen (Dr.)

Affiliation: Leuven Katolik Universityy

Affiliated Program: Cryptography

E-mail: vincent.rijmen [at]  kuleuven.be


Ertan Onur (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Cryptography

E-Mail: eonur[at]ceng.metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Wireless Mobile Networks; Computer networks; Security; Internet of Things


Cansu Betin Onur (Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Cryptography (DOSAP)

E-Mail: cbetin[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Cryptography, group theory


Murat Osmanoğlu (Res.Assist.)

Affiliation: Ankara University

Affiliated Program: Cryptography

E-Mail: mosmanoglu[at]ankara.edu.tr

Research Interests: Theoretical and Applied Cryptography, Blockchain Technology (Teorik ve Uygulamalı Kriptografi, Blokzincir Teknolojisi)


Buket Özkaya (Dr. )

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program:  Cryptography (DOSAP)

E-Mail: ozkayab[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Algebraic coding theory and its applications


Zülfikar Saygı (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: TOBB ETU

Affiliated Program: Cryptography

E-Mail: zsaygi[at]etu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Combinatorial Enumeration and Optimization in Graphs, Homomorphic Encryption, Post-quantum cryptography, Cryptographic Boolean functions, Symmetric cipher design and analysis.


İsa Sertkaya (Dr.)

Affiliation: Tubitak Bilgem

Affiliated Program: Cryptography

E-Mail: isertkaya[at]gmail.com

Research Interests: Privacy enhancing technologies. design, analysis, and deployment of cryptographic protocols for enhancing privacy

- Cryptocurrency solutions: DeFi, Privacy-enhanced DeFi, Layer 1 and Layer 2 privacy solutions. -

- Blockchain-based solutions: digital identity, electronic voting, central bank digital currency, electronic payments.

- Security & Privacy in cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Zcash, privacy coins,

- Electronic Voting: Estonian I-voting, electronic voting with anonymous credentials, voting on decentralized organizations


Ahmet Sınak (Assist.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Necmettin Erbakan University

Affiliated Program: Cryptography

E-Mail: asinak[at]erbakan.edu.tr

Research Interests: Cryptography; Coding Theory; Finite Fields; Blockchain 


Ali Aydın Selçuk (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: TOBB ETU

Affiliated Program: Cryptography

E-Mail: aselcuk[at]etu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Cryptographic protocols, Block cipher cryptanalysis, Blockchain security


Yeşim Serinağaoğlu-Doğrusöz (Assoc.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Scientific Computing

E-Mail: yserin[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Electrocardiographic imaging: Modeling of the electrical activity of the heart. Forward problem of electrocardiography.  Inverse problem of electrocardiography.

Biomedical signal and image processing: Processing of ECG signals. Snoring sound analysis for obstructive sleep apnea detection. Segmentation of medical images.


Burcu Gülmez Temur (Assoc.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Atılım University

Affiliated Program: Scientific Computing

E-Mail: burcu.temur [at]atilim.edu.tr

Research Interests:  Finite Fields and their applications, Algebraic curves over finite fields, Algebraic function fields over finite fields, Permutation polynomials over finite fields


Tayfun E. Tezduyar (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Rice University

Affiliated Program: Scientific Computing

E-Mail: tezduyar[at]gmail.com

Research Interests: Computational Fluid Mechanics; Finite Element Methods; Stabilized Formulations; Multiscale Methods; Parallel Computing


Münevver Tezer (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Scientific Computing

E-Mail: munt[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Numerical Analysis, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Numerical Solutions of ODE's and PDE's, Numerical Solutions of MHD flow problems using FDM, FEM,

BEM, DRBEM, DQM, RBF's and stability analysis.


Muhiddin Uğuz (Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Cryptography

Phone: +90 (312) 210-5364

E-Mail: muhid[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Symmetric Cryptosystems, Statistical Randomness Tests


Murat Uzunca (Assoc.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Sinop University

Affiliated Program: Scientific Computing

E-Mail: muzunca[at]sinop.edu.tr

Research Interests: Numerical Analysis, Scientific Computing, PDE-Constrained Optimization, Model Order Reduction.


Mehmet Uzunkaya (Dr.)

Affiliation: Ministry of Development

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

E-Mail: mehmet.uzunkaya[at]kalkinma.gov.tr

Research Interests: Corporate Finance, Project Finance, Capital Budgeting, Discounted Cash Flow Valuation.


Umair bin Waheed (Assist. Prof. Dr.)

Affiliation: King Fahd University

Affiliated Program: Scientific Computing

E-Mail: kfupm.edu.sa  


Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Poznan University of Technology

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

E-Mail: gerhard.weber[at]put.poznan.pl

Research Interests: Financial Mathematics; Optimization; Computational Biology and Medicine; Data Mining; Inverse Problems; Dynamical Systems; Optimal Control


Fulya Gökalp Yavuz (Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

Phone: 

E-Mail: fgokalp[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Statistical Theory and Applications, Modeling Dependent Data, Linear Mixed Models, Parallel Programming, Robust Distributions, Shrinkage Methods for Model/Variable Selection, Machine Learning Methods, Statistical Methods in Big Data Applications, R Programming


Tuğba Akman Yıldız ( Doç. Dr.)

Affiliation: Türk Hava Kurumu University

Affiliated Program: Scientific Computing

E-Mail: takman [at] thk.edu.tr


Ceylan Yozgatlıgil (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

E-Mail: ceylan[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Time Series Analysis: Univariate and Multivariate Methods, Forecasting with Machine Learning, Temporal Aggregation of Time Series, Applied Statistics, Data Science, Machine Learning, Statistical Inference, Spatio-temporal Analysis, Survival Analysis and Competing Risks


İlkay Şendeniz Yüncü (Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

E-Mail: sendeniz[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: