Theory of computation, automata theory, complexity theory, quantum computation
Dr. Özlem Salehi Köken obtained her B.S. degree from Boğaziçi University, Department of Mathematics in 2011. She completed her M.S. degree in 2013 and Ph.D. degree in 2019 at the Department of Computer Engineering in Boğaziçi University. During her graduate studies, she worked as a teaching assistant at Boğaziçi University. Her research focuses on the field of theoretical computer science. Her areas of specialty are theory of computation, complexity theory and automata theory. As one of the founding members of QTurkey which is the first quantum technologies community in Turkey, she is organizing and instructing at quantum programming workshops.