Özyeğin University, Çekmeköy Campus Nişantepe District, Orman Street, 34794 Çekmeköy - İSTANBUL

Phone : +90 (216) 564 90 00

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EMRE
SEFER

Assistant Professor

PhD

Carnegie Mellon University, Computational Biology, School of Computer Science, 2015

Graduate

University of Maryland College Park, Computer Science, 2011

Undergraduate

Bogazici University, Computer Engineering, 2008



Research Areas

Bioinformatics, Machine Learning applications on social, economic and financial networks


Biography

Dr. Emre Sefer obtained his B.Eng from Bogazici University, Department of Computer Engineering in 2008, M.S. in Computer Science from University of Maryland College Park in 2011, and Ph.D. in Computational Biology from Carnegie Mellon University in 2015. After completing his Ph.D. Dr. Sefer had a brief a post-doc at CMU Machine Learning Department with Ziv-Bar Joseph. His academic research has focused on Bioinformatics, and Machine Learning applications on social and economic networks. He has published in number of journals and conferences during his PhD, receiving best research paper award at Recomb 2016 conference. Since the end of 2015, Dr. Sefer has worked at Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan as quantitative strategist and applied ML Researcher.