Postdoctoral Research Associate,  Nov 2015 – current

Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge

Postdoctoral Research Associate,  Nov 2014 – Oct 2015

Warwick Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick

Postdoctoral Fellow, Jan 2012 – Oct 2014

Pohang Mathematics Institute, POSTECH

Postdoctoral Fellow, Sept 2011 – Dec 2011

ICERM, Brown University



Doctor of Philosophy, Aug 2011

Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh

Dissertation Title: Generalized Phase Field Models with Microscopic Potentials

Dissertation Advisor: Gunduz Caginalp, Ph.D., Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh

Master of Science, Aug 2006

Department of Physics, University of Pittsburgh

Bachelor of Science, Jun 2004

Department of Physics, Middle East Technical University, with Honors Degree


  • Thomas Hales Distinguished Research Award (2011)
  • Dean’s Scholarship (2006)
  • Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey Scholarship, (2000)