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My e-mail is: ac993 at drexel dot edu
  
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My personal webpage can be found [https://www.cs.drexel.edu/~ac993/ here].
 
 
 
 
== '''EDUCATION''' ==
 
 
 
 
 
PhD. in Computer Science, expected June 2016
 
 
 
Drexel University, Department of Computer Science
 
 
 
• Advisor: Dr. Rachel Greenstadt
 
 
 
• Research in privacy, security, machine learning, stylometry, natural language processing and machine translation
 
 
 
 
 
Master of Science in Engineering, Robotics, May 2011
 
 
 
University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
 
 
 
• Thesis: Perception and Grasping in a Kitchen Environment
 
 
 
• Research in space robots, machine learning, locomotion, computer vision and localization
 
 
 
 
 
Bachelor of Science, Information Systems, May 2009
 
 
 
Binghamton University, Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
 
 
 
 
 
Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
 
 
 
• Senior Project Team Lead: Automated location of vacant parking lot spaces on campus (pattern recognition, distributed wireless networks)
 
 
 
 
 
Higher education in piano performance, Istanbul Technical University Conservatory
 
 
 
 
 
High School, Robert College, June 2004
 
 
 
 
 
== '''WORK EXPERIENCE''' ==
 
 
 
 
 
Research Assistant, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
 
 
 
September 2011 - Present
 
 
 
• Research projects in the Privacy, Security and Automation Lab (PSAL) with Dr. Rachel Greenstadt.
 
 
 
 
 
Lead Teaching Assistant & Teaching Assistant, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
 
 
 
September 2009 – May 2011
 
 
 
• Data Structures and Algorithms in Java
 
 
 
 
 
Development and Finance IT Analyst, TASYAPI Construction Undertaking & Trade Co., Istanbul, Turkey
 
 
 
December 2007 – June 2008
 
 
 
• Designed, created and maintained recordkeeping database of payables and receivables (SQL)
 
 
 
• Compiled itemized financial reports for national and international lenders and investors of development projects
 
 
 
• Created and presented marketing materials to potential investors for Trump Towers Istanbul and other development projects
 
 
 
• Developed a reconciliation tool to compare and correct project financials obtained from development partners (C++)
 
 
 
 
 
IT Intern, Mercedes-Benz, Istanbul, Turkey
 
 
 
July 2007 – August 2007
 
 
 
• Analyzed and documented mapping of Mercedes-Benz business processes to functionality in newly acquired fleet management system
 
 
 
 
 
Robotics Intern, MASTAS Hydronic & Electric Heating Co., Bursa, Turkey
 
 
 
June 2007 – July 2007
 
 
 
• Developed 3D manipulator arm inverse kinematics simulation software (C#)
 
 
 
 
 
== '''PUBLICATIONS''' ==
 
 
 
 
 
• Technical Paper: Arunkumar Byravan, Aylin Caliskan, Jonas Cleveland, Daniel Gilles, Jaimeen Kapadia, Theparit
 
Peerasathien, Bharath Sankaran, Alex Tozzo. ENVOY: Exploration and Navigation Vehicle for geolOgY. University of
 
Pennsylvania's Entry in NASA/NIA RASC-AL, 2011.
 
 
 
• Poster: Arunkumar Byravan, Aylin Caliskan, Jonas Cleveland, Daniel Gilles, Jaimeen Kapadia, Theparit Peerasathien,
 
Bharath Sankaran, Alex Tozzo. ENVOY: Exploration and Navigation Vehicle for geolOgY. Poster in the NASA/NIA RASC-AL Forum, 2011.
 
 
 
• Long Paper: Andrew McDonald, Sadia Afroz, Aylin Caliskan, Ariel Stolerman and Rachel Greenstadt.  Use Fewer Instances of the Letter "i": Toward Writing Style Anonymization.  The 12th Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium, 2012.
 
 
 
• Short Paper: Aylin Caliskan and Rachel Greenstadt. Translate once, translate twice, translate thrice and attribute: Identifying authors and machine translation tools in translated text. Sixth IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC 2012)
 
 
 
== '''TECHNICAL SKILLS''' ==
 
 
 
 
 
•      Programming/Markup: C/C++, C#, HTML, Java, LaTeX, MATLAB, SQL, X86 Assembly
 
 
 
•      Languages: Turkish (native), Bulgarian (fluent), German (conversational)
 
 
 
 
 
== '''HONORS AND AWARDS''' ==
 
 
 
 
 
• Dean's Fellowship, Drexel University College of Engineering, 2011
 
 
 
• Dean's Fellowship, Drexel University College of Engineering, 2012
 
 
 
• Andreas Pfitzmann PETS Best Student Paper Award 2012: "Use Fewer Instances of the Letter "i": Toward Writing Style Anonymization."
 
 
 
== '''ACTIVITIES''' ==
 
 
 
 
 
• Vice President, Drexel University Computer Science Graduate Student Council
 
 
 
• Member, Drexel University Women in Computing Society (WiCS)
 

Latest revision as of 08:05, 24 December 2012

My e-mail is: ac993 at drexel dot edu

My personal webpage can be found here.