I am a PhD candidate in the department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton University

My advisors are Prof. Amir Ali Ahmadi and Prof. Maria Chudnovsky.

My research interests include:
- Graph Theory
- Combinatorial Optimization
- Polynomial Optimization                                                  

Before Princeton, I was a teaching/research assistant in the Department of Industrial Engineering at Bogazici University, where I completed my bachelor and master studies. My master advisor was Prof. Tinaz Ekim.

Additional information about my research and past education/experience is available on my CV. My LinkedIn page is available here.

Recent News

  • A talk on sums of separable and quadratic polynomials (recorded for INFORMS 2020). Video
  • A talk on the relation between perfect graphs and sum of squares polynomials (Theory Seminar, University of Washington). Video
  • Bachir and I organized a session at the 2019 INFORMS Annual Meeting (Seattle, WA).
  • See future and past talks at the Princeton Optimization Seminar.