I am a faculty member at the Cognitive Science Graduate Program at the Informatics Institute, Middle East Technical University, Turkey. My current research interests cover eye tracking applications, group eye tracking, eye movements in reading, cybercognition and human factors in cybersecurity. I teach graduate courses on visual cognition, reading, and cyber systems.
Ankara, Turkey. Graduate-level (M.Sc. and PhD) research, academic supervision and teaching.
METU, Ankara, Turkey. Graduate-level (M.Sc. and PhD) research, academic supervision and teaching.
Microsoft Portugal, Lisbon. Research and language-specific consultancy on the development of an Automatic Speech Recognition and Text to Speech system for Turkish.
“Investigation of Semantic and Pragmatic Aspects of Natural Languages within the Framework of Cognitive Science and Comparison of Experimental Methodologies” (funded by TUBITAK BIDEB The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey).
At the Cross Modal Interaction in Natural and Artificial Cognitive Systems (CINACS) Project, funded by DFG International Research Training Group (IRTG). Knowledge and Language Processing Institute (WSV), Center for Intelligent Systems and Robotics (ISR), Department of Informatics, University of Hamburg, Germany. Theoretical and applied research on the analysis of multimodal comprehension and learning.
Thesis title: Gradient Characteristics of the Unaccusative / Unergative Distinction in Turkish: An Experimental Investigation.
Activities of promoting the availability and accessibility of the IT resources provided by the university, involved in setting up an HCI Lab and eye tracking facility.