Research Areas

Data and Network Sciences: including Construction, Integration, Management, and Analytics: 1) Data science: from big data management to analysis and mining, especially for health informatics, bioinformatics, environmental, traffic, terror/criminal, and financial domains; 2) Health Informatics, Computational and System Biology; 3) Social networks & social media analysis and homeland security; 4) Personalized search and recommendation systems.


PhD Computer Engineering and Information Sciences Bilkent University 1993
MSc Computer Engineering Computer Engineering and Information Sciences 1990
BSc Computer Engineering Middle East Technical University 1988

Academic Work Experience

Professor İstanbul Medipol University, Istanbul, TURKEY Jan. 2019 – Present
Professor University of Calgary, Calgary, CANADA July 2004 – Present
Associate Professor University of Calgary, Calgary, CANADA Aug.2001 – June 2004
Associate Professor American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE Sep.1999 – Aug.2001
Assistant Professor Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman Sep.1997 – Aug.1999
Assistant Professor Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey Sep.1996 – Aug.1997
Assistant Professor King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Sep.1993 – Aug.1996
Research-Teaching Assistant Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey Sep.1988 – Aug.1993


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