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Professional Experience


Assistant Program Director, Data Science (2020-Present)

The Chang School, Ryerson University 

Associate Member (2016-Present)

Yeates School of Graduate Studies, Ryerson University 


Member of the Continuing Education Contract Lecturers Advisory Group (2020-Present)

The Chang School, Ryerson University   

Senior Data Analytics Associate (2017- 2020)

The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, Ryerson University 

Visiting Professor of Data Science (2014-2016)

Data Science Laboratory, Ryerson University        

Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics (2013-2015)

Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Visiting Professor of Applied Mathematics (2012-2013)

University of Toronto       


Visiting Professor of Applied Mathematics (2009-2010)

Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics (2006-2012)    

Istanbul Technical University, Turkey  


Research and Teaching Assistant (1998-2006) 

Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Courses Taught

Data Analytics courses taught at Ryerson University:

  • Data Science and Analytics Master’s Program:

    • DS 8005 Soft Skills, Research and Communication

    • DS 8012 Research Skills

  • Industrial Engineering Undergraduate Program:

    • IND 405 Introduction to Data Science and Analytics

  • Certificate in Practical Data Science and Machine Learning Program:

    • CIND 840 Practical Approaches in Machine Learning

  • Certificate in Data Analytics, Big Data, and Predictive Analytics Program:

    • CIND 123 Data Analytics: Basic Methods

    • CMTH 642 Data Analytics: Advanced Methods

    • CKME 136 Data Analytics: Capstone Course Intensive

    • CIND 820 Big Data Analytics Project Course

Mathematics Courses taught at Department of Mathematics, Istanbul Technical University:

 MAT 101 Calculus I                MAT 102 Calculus II               

 MAT 111 Mathematics I          MAT 112 Mathematics II                        

 MAT 213 Mathematics III        MAT 141 Linear Algebra I       

 MAT 142 Linear Algebra II      MAT 201 Differential Equations

Research Interests


  • Data Science and Analytics

  • Statistical and Machine Learning

  • Data Mining and Deep Learning

  • Nonlinear Dynamical Systems

Participation in Funded Projects


  The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Engage with St. Michael’s Hospital, October 2016-March 2017.

Project Title: Assessment of intraoperative factors that impact the performance of the surgeon, using the Operating Room Black Box.


  The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Engage with Manulife, February 2016-August 2016.

Project Title: Predictive models using big data.


  The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Engage with The Globe and Mail, November 2014-October 2015.

Project Title: Web Visitor Engagement Measurement and Maximization.


  The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Engage with KEEN Projection Media Ltd., May 2014-October 2014.

Project Title: A Self-Organizing Dynamic Network Model to Increase the Efficiency of Outdoor Digital Billboards.


  Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) 1001 Project, January 2011-January 2012.

Project Title: Mathematical Analysis of Nonlinear Nonlocal Partial Differential Equations.


  Goran Gustaffson Foundation, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (June 2009 - December 2010)

Project Title: Symmetry in Overdetermined Problems

  Scientific Research Projects Foundation (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey) (January 2007 - December 2007)

Project Title: Long-Wave Short-Wave Interaction in an Elastic Solid with Couple Stresses 

Reviewer in Journals


  • IEEE Transactions on Big Data

  • International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

  • Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

  • Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications

  • Computer Physics Communications



  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, Istanbul Technical University.

Thesis: Wave Propagation in an Elastic Medium: Generalized Davey-Stewartson Equations.


  • M.Sc. Mathematics Engineering, Istanbul Technical University.                         

Thesis: Two-Dimensional Wave Propagation in a Generalized Elastic Medium.


  • B.Sc. Mathematics Engineering, Istanbul Technical University.


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