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17/08/2022 - 09:38

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


Tuğba Akman Yıldız ( Assoc.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Türk Hava Kurumu University

Affiliated Program: Scientific Computing

E-Mail: takman [at] thk.edu.tr

Research Interests: Mathematical oncology, mathematical modelling, optimal control problems.


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


Ümit Aksoy (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.


Pelin Angın (Assoc.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Cryptography

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

Research Interests: Blockchain, Distributed Systems, Cyber Security, Internet of Things


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


Ayhan Aydın (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Atılım University

Affiliated Program: Scientific Computing 

E-mail: ayhan.aydin[at]atilim.edu.tr

Research Interests: Numerical Solution of ODEs and PDEs; Scientific Computing; Geometric Integration; Mathematical Biology


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


Könül Bayramoğlu-Kavlak (Assist.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Boğaziçi University

Affiliated Program: Actuarial Sciences

E-mail: konul.bayramoglu[at]boun.edu.tr

Research Interests: Applied Probability; Statistical Theory of Reliability; Multivariate Distributions and Copulas


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


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


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


Seza Danışoğlu (Assoc.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

E-mail: seza[at]ba.metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Financial Institutions; Banking; Investments


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.



Ali Doğanaksoy (Assoc.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Cryptography

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

Research Interests: Cryptography, Simetrik anahtarlı şifre sistemleri tasarım ve test kriterleri


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


Özgür Ergül (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: 

E-mail: ozergul [at] metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Ozgur Ergul has not yet added any research fields to their profile


Sinan Eyi (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: 

E-mail: seyi [at]metu.edu.tr


Esma Gaygısız-Lajunen (Assoc.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

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

Research Interests: Dynamic Economics; Economics Theory; Financial Economics; Socio-economics


Günther Glatzel (Dr.)

Affiliation: Vienna University

Affiliated Program: Scientific Computing

E-mail: 


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


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


Burcu Gülmez Temür (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


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:


Tahir Hanalioğlu (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: TOBB Etü University 

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

E-mail: tahirkhaniyev [at] etu.edu.tr


Azize Hayfavi (Assoc.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


Esma Gaygısız-Lajunen (Assoc.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

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

Research Interests: Dynamic Economics; Economics Theory; Financial Economics; Socio-economics


Özlem İlk-Dağ (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 


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


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


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



Ceyda Mangır (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


Öznur Mut Sağdıçoğlu (Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Cryptography

E-mail: oznurmut [at] metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Cryptography; Blockchain; Cyber Security; Information Security; Cryptanalysis; Group Theory; Cryptographic Protocols; Post quantum cryptography.


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


Adil Oran (Assoc.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

E-Mail: adil.oran[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Entrepreneurship, Firm survival, Event study methodology, Financial statement analysis, Behavioral Finance, Stock and Capital markets


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


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


Zülfükar 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.


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.


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


Özge Sezgin-Alp (Assoc.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Başkent University

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

E-Mail: osezgin[at]baskent.edu.tr

Research Interests: Financial Mathematics


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 


İlkay Şendeniz Yüncü (Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

E-Mail: sendeniz[at]metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: 


Fatih Tank (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Ankara University

Affiliated Program: Actuarial Science

E-Mail: tank[at]ankara.edu.tr

Research Interests: Risk Modelling; Actuarial Science; Simulation; Applied Statistics


Eda Tekin (Assist.Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Karabük University

Affiliated Program: Cryptography

E-Mail: edavatansever[at]karabuk.edu.tr

Research Interests:


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.


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


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


Firdevs Ulus (Dr.)

Affiliation: Bilkent University

Affiliated Program: : Scientific Computing

E-Mail: firdevs[at]bilkent.edu.tr

 


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.


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


Ş. Kasırga Yıldırak (Prof.Dr.)

Affiliation: Hacettepe University

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

E-Mail: kasirga[at]hacettepe.edu.tr

Research Interests: Risk Analytics, Climate Risk Modelling, Insurance Analytics, Credit Risk, Actuarial Mathematics


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


Hüsnü Yıldız(Dr.)

Affiliation: Middle East Technical University

Affiliated Program: Cryptography

E-Mail: hyildiz[at]ceng.metu.edu.tr

Research Interests: Data and Network Security, Cryptography, IoT


Bilgi Yılmaz (Dr.)

Affiliation: Technical University of Kaiserslautern

Affiliated Program: Financial Mathematics

E-Mail: yilmazb[at]rhrk.uni-kl.de , yilmaz[at]mathematik.uni-kl.de

Research InterestsReal Estate Market, Financial Markets, Energy Markets, Financial Mathematics, Machine Learning


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