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PhD. in Computer Science, expected June 2013
  
'''PhD in Computer Science''', expected June 2016
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Drexel University, Department of Computer Science
  
Drexel University, Department of Computer Science, Privacy, Security and Automation Laboratory (PSAL)
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• Advisor: Dr. Rachel Greenstadt
  
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• Research in privacy, security, machine learning, stylometry, natural language processing and machine translation
  
'''Master of Science in Engineering, Robotics''', May 2011
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Master of Science in Engineering, Robotics, May 2011
  
 
University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
 
University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Cumulative GPA: 3.68
 
  
Thesis: Perception and grasping in a kitchen environment by PR2
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Thesis: Perception and Grasping in a Kitchen Environment
  
Research in space robots, machine learning, locomotion, computer vision and localization
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Research in space robots, machine learning, locomotion, computer vision and localization
  
Competition, NASA Rasc-Al Robo-Ops UPenn 2011 team member working on teleoperation
 
  
Lead Teaching Assistant, Data Structures and Algorithms in Java, Fall 2010 and Spring 2010
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Bachelor of Science, Information Systems, May 2009
  
Designed and developed campus path-finding project for students to implement Dijkstra and A-star algorithms
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Binghamton University, Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  
Teaching Assistant, Data Structures and Algorithms in Java, Fall 2009 and Spring 2011
 
  
Team member, UPennalizers RoboCup Team, 2010 – 2011
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Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  
Non-Standard and Standard Platform League vision optimization
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• Senior Project Team Lead: Automated location of vacant parking lot spaces on campus (pattern recognition, distributed wireless networks)
  
Treasurer and team member, UPennalizers RoboCup Team, 2009 – 2010
 
  
RoboCup 2010 Singapore Standard Platform League Quarter-finalists, Non-Standard Platform League Semi-finalists
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Higher education in piano performance, Istanbul Technical University Conservatory
  
  
'''Bachelor of Science, Information Systems''', May 2009
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High School, Robert College, June 2004
  
Binghamton University, Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
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== '''WORK EXPERIENCE''' ==
  
Attended Harvard University for credits in mobile robots and embedded programming
 
  
Team lead: Automated location of vacant parking lot spaces on campus (pattern recognition, distributed wireless networks)
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Research Assistant, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
  
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September 2011 - Present
  
'''Bachelor of Science, Information Systems Engineering''', May 2009
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• Research projects in the Privacy, Security and Automation Lab (PSAL) with Dr. Rachel Greenstadt.
  
Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
 
  
Team lead: Patient diagnosis and recordkeeping system (system development lifecycle, C#)
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Lead Teaching Assistant & Teaching Assistant, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  
Student registrar system database design and development (PHP, HTML, SQL)
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September 2009 – May 2011
  
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• Data Structures and Algorithms in Java
  
'''Higher education in piano performance''', Istanbul Technical University Conservatory
 
  
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Development and Finance IT Analyst, TASYAPI Construction Undertaking & Trade Co., Istanbul, Turkey
  
'''High School''', Robert College, June 2004
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December 2007 – June 2008
  
GPA: 90/100
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• Designed, created and maintained recordkeeping database of payables and receivables (SQL)
  
Editor and columnist, Bosphorus Chronicle (Robert College newspaper), 2002 – 2004
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• Compiled itemized financial reports for national and international lenders and investors of development projects
  
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• Created and presented marketing materials to potential investors for Trump Towers Istanbul and other development projects
  
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• Developed a reconciliation tool to compare and correct project financials obtained from development partners (C++)
  
== '''PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE''' ==
 
  
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IT Intern, Mercedes-Benz, Istanbul, Turkey
  
'''Development and Finance IT Analyst''', TASYAPI Construction Undertaking & Trade Co., Istanbul, Turkey
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July 2007 – August 2007
  
December 2007 – June 2008
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• Analyzed and documented mapping of Mercedes-Benz business processes to functionality in newly acquired fleet management system
  
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
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Robotics Intern, MASTAS Hydronic & Electric Heating Co., Bursa, Turkey
  
Created and presented marketing materials to potential investors for Trump Towers Istanbul and other development projects
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June 2007 – July 2007
  
Developed a reconciliation tool to compare and correct project financials obtained from development partners (C++)
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Developed 3D manipulator arm inverse kinematics simulation software (C#)
  
  
'''Truck Development 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
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== '''PUBLICATIONS''' ==
  
  
'''Robotics Intern''', MASTAS Hydronic & Electric Heating Co., Bursa, Turkey
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• Technical Paper: Arunkumar Byravan, Aylin Caliskan, Jonas Cleveland, Daniel Gilles, Jaimeen Kapadia, Theparit
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Peerasathien, Bharath Sankaran, Alex Tozzo. ENVOY: Exploration and Navigation Vehicle for geolOgY. University of
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Pennsylvania's Entry in NASA/NIA RASC-AL, 2011.  
  
June 2007 – July 2007
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• Poster: Arunkumar Byravan, Aylin Caliskan, Jonas Cleveland, Daniel Gilles, Jaimeen Kapadia, Theparit Peerasathien,
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Bharath Sankaran, Alex Tozzo. ENVOY: Exploration and Navigation Vehicle for geolOgY. Poster in the NASA/NIA RASC-AL Forum, 2011.
  
Developed 3D manipulator arm inverse kinematics simulation software (C#)
 
  
  
 
== '''TECHNICAL SKILLS''' ==
 
== '''TECHNICAL SKILLS''' ==
  
Machine learning, machine perception, decision making in mobile robots, embedded programming in mobile robots (PSoC Designer), wireless network programming, network security, object-oriented programming, software development lifecycle, product design
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•      Programming/Markup: C/C++, C#, HTML, Java, LaTeX, MATLAB, SQL, X86 Assembly
 
 
Programming/Markup: C/C++, C#, HTML, Java, LaTeX, MATLAB, SQL, X86 Assembly
 
  
Languages: Turkish (native), Bulgarian (fluent), German (conversational)
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•      Languages: Turkish (native), Bulgarian (fluent), German (conversational)
  
  

Revision as of 17:03, 13 March 2012

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Aylin Caliskan's webpage


EDUCATION

PhD. in Computer Science, expected June 2013

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.


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


ACTIVITIES

• Vice President, Drexel University Computer Science Graduate Student Council

• Member, Drexel University Women in Computing Society (WiCS)