METU Neuro Lab
METU-NEURO Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging Lab
B.Sc. 1988, Electrical and Electronic Engineering , METU
M.Sc. 1991, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, METU
Ph.D. 2001, Computer Information Science and Engineering, University of Florida
PG 2004, Neuroscience,
Academic and Professional Activities
Informatics Institute, METU: January 2008 - present
Employed as systems programmer, database administrator, R&D engineer during October 1987- June 1993 at several computer centers including Aselsan military electronics, Middle East Tech Univ., Martin Marietta GAMA Electronics, and TÜBİTAK Turkish Science Foundation, METU Electronics Division, Ankara, Turkey.
Honors, Scholarships and Awards
Academic Performance Award: 2009, METU, Office of the President
In recognition of acedemic productivity during the past three academic years (2006-2008)
Best MS Thesis Supervision Award: 2008, METU Informatics Institute, Department of Cognitive Science
Thesis Title: "Emotional Conflict Resolution in Healty and Depressed Populations"
Student: Zeynep Başgöze
Turkish Psychopharmachology Association Poster award (2nd Place): 2007, Turkish Psychopharmachology Congress, Istanbul, Turkey
Poster titled 'Volumetric morphology analysis of compartments of the anterior cingulate cortex in major depressive disorder
Astra-Zeneca Award: 2006, Brain Research Association, Turkey
Research titled 'Precise localization of morphological differences in the prefrontal cortex of patients with major depression disorder'
Fulbright Scholarship: 1994, USIA and Fulbright Foundation, USA
Stipend for one full year for starting PhD. education at the University of Florida, Computer Science Department
Best MS Thesis of the year:
1991, Middle East Technical University, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Turkey
1983-1987, SABANCI Foundation, Turkey
Work / Research Experience
Principal Investigator: January 2006- present
User Identification Through Neural Networks. Proceedings of IASTED International Conference on AI and Neural Nets.(1990).