Emre Sefer

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

emre dot sefer at ozyegin dot edu dot tr


Emre Sefer, PhD

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.