About Me

I am an instructor at Sabancı University in Istanbul, Turkey


Area of interests

Observational high-energy astrophysics (gamma-ray bursts, soft-gamma repeaters, gamma-ray spectroscopy), Science education



2009- present: Instructor, Sabancı University

2006-2008: IB Physics instructor, TEV İnanç Türkeş High School

2005-2008: Post-doctoral Researcher, Universities Space Research Association, USA

2001-2005: Graduate Research Assistant, Gamma-Ray Astrophysics Group, University of Alabama in Huntsville



Ph.D. Astrophysics, University of Alabama in Huntsville

M.S. Physics, University of Alabama in Huntsville

B.S. (Summa Cum Laude) Physics and Astronomy, Youngstown State University


Recent Funded Projects

  • “Deep Search for and Investigation of Untriggered Gamma-Ray Transient Events Using Fermi/GBM Data” (PI, funded by TÜBİTAK, 2019-2022)
  • “Adaptation of ‘Preparing Future Faculty’ Program for the Turkish University Context” (Co-I, funded by U.S. Embassy in Turkey, 2018-2020)
  • “Spectral and Temporal Characterization of Magnetar Bursts” (PI, funded by TÜBİTAK, 2013-2015)


Seminars, Workshops, Teacher Training Programs


List of Publications

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