We will keep updating the success stories of our graduates at this page who had their undergraduate degree in Computer Science Engineering department at Özyeğin University.
After graduation in 2021, Deniz (CS) worked as a full time software developer in Siemens in the research and development department for 1 year. In 2022, he started his thesis based master's program in computer sciences at Simon Fraser University (SFU) in Vancouver, Canada. He is currently working as a research assistant in the field of "Cloud Gaming" in the Network Systems Laboratory of SFU. In the summer of 2023, he will start an internship on "Display and Color Software Engineering" at Apple in Silicon Valley, USA.
Deniz took part in many research projects during his education at Özyeğin University. He contributed to many researches and academic publications by working with Prof. Özkan Bebek in Robotics Laboratory and Prof. Barkan Uğurlu in the Biomechatronics Laboratory. Prof. Ali C. Beğen and Deniz won various awards for their works in the field of multimedia.
Taha Doğan Güneş
Taha (CS), had participated various projects during his studies in Özyeğin University. He was a member of an agent, which had 1st rank in Automated Negotiating Agents Competition (ANAC). He had his PhD program in Southampton University in artificial intelligence and trust understanding of data with full scholarship.
He is working under the project, TUnDRA: Trust Understanding of Data and Reasoning Algorithms, which is funded by UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), covers topics around robust and discrete optimization techniques. He also worked on CyPrIAAn: Cyber Predictive Intelligence for Asset-based Analytics, which allow cyber analysts to predict both future attacks and the next steps of evolving cyber-attacks under UK Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) funding. After his PhD, he kept working in these projects and he had the chance to present his works in the international conferences.
In 2022, Taha started wo work in an international investment bank, Goldman Sachs as a data engineer. He is working to increase the efficiency of the customers using artificial intelligence techniques in manufacturing and industrial areas with a UK based start up
Naz (CS) worked in Microsoft as a trainee when she was a sophomore. During this tenure, she regularly contributed to young children in teaching computer programming and promotional activities. During her internship at Vodafone, she worked in Data Science R&D and Business Intelligence IT departments. She got 3 patents and she had the opportunity to be the "first author" in all these patents. In her last year, she was elected to represent Özyeğin University's Faculty of Engineering in the Müdek accreditation committee.
After graduating from Özyeğin University, she did her Master's in Artificial Intelligence at the University of Leuven in Belgium. She completed this advanced master's program as an honor student in 1 year. She worked as a data scientist at Amazon Netherlands for 4 years. In this process, she provided consultancy to many companies in the Fortune 400 list in the field of artificial intelligence. She took part in the project that added artificial intelligence to the races of Formula 1. Finally, she started to work in Google, Netherlands. She is currently working at Google as a Machine Learning Specialist Engineer.