**Past Positions**

2014-2016: Fields-Ontario Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario

The Fields Institute, Toronto, Ontario

Faculty Supervisors: Stanley Alama and Lia Bronsard

2012-2014: Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University

Applied Mathematics Lab, Centre de Recherches Mathematiques

Montreal, Quebec

Faculty Supervisors: Rustum Choksi and Gantumur Tsogtgerel

**Education**

PhD, 2012 – Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Thesis Advisor: Peter Sternberg

Thesis Title: An Isoperimetric Problem with Nonlocal Long-Range Interactions

MS, 2007 – Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey

Thesis Advisor: Alp Eden

Thesis Title: Variational methods for nonlinear elliptic partial differential equations with nonlocal terms

BS, 2005 – Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey

**Recent/Future Invited Presentations**

- ICIAM 2019, Valencia, Spain, July 15-19, 2019.
- Workshop on New Trends in Variational Models: From Superconductors to Liquid Crystals, Fields Institute, Toronto, ON, June 17-21, 2019.
- Departmental Colloquium, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, April 8, 2019.
- Departmental Colloquium, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, February 8, 2019.
- CMS Winter Meeting, Vancouver, BC, December 7-10, 2018.
- Fluid Mechanics and Waves Seminar, New Jersey Institite of Technology, Newark, NJ, November 5, 2018.
- Analysis and Mathematical Physics Seminar, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, October 10, 2018.
- AMS Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, September 29-30, 2018.
- SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science, Portland, OR, July 9-13, 2018.
- Analysis Seminar, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, April 23, 2018.

**Professional Memberships**

American Mathematical Society

Canadian Mathematical Society

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

**Service**

Referee for

*Advances in Calculus of Variations*,

*Analysis and Applications*,

*Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis*,

*Calculus of Variations and Partial Differential Equations*,

*Communications in Mathematical Physics*,

*Communications on Pure and Applied Analysis*,

*European Journal of Applied Mathematics*,

*Indiana University Mathematics Journal*,

*Interfaces and Free Boundaries*,

*Letters in Mathematical Physics*,

*Nonlinearity*,

*Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena*,

*SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems*,

*SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics*, and

*SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis*

Reviewer for AMS Mathematical Reviews