Computer Scientist
Github: keremayoz LinkedIn: keremayoz
Aim to go beyond the limits of Computer Science with utilizing my education, experience, and passion.
Interested in Theory of Computation, Deep Learning and Algorithmic Game Theory.
Jan 2020 - Jun 2021
Bilkent University, Faculty of Engineering, Ankara, Turkey
-M.Sc. in Computer Science, Research Scholarship, CGPA: 4.00 / 4.00.
-Working under supervision of A. Ercument Cicek on genome privacy.
-Thesis: "Genome Reconstruction Attacks Against Genomic Data-Sharing Beacons".
Aug 2015 - Jan 2020
Bilkent University, Faculty of Engineering, Ankara, Turkey
-B.Sc. in Computer Science, Comprehensive Scholarship, CGPA: 3.72 / 4.00.
-Received the Theorist Award in CS Fair 2019.
Jan 2020 - Present
Bilkent University, Teaching Assistant, Ankara, Turkey
-Assisting to CS-476 Automata Theory and Formal Languages course.
-Received the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award in CS Fair 2020.
Feb 2018 - Jan 2020
Bilkent University, Undergraduate Researcher, Ankara, Turkey
-Took part in development of a Prize-Collecting Steiner Tree based gene discovery algorithm.
-Studied privacy risks of gene sharing beacon systems, designed genome reconstruction algorithms.
Sep 2018 - Sep 2019
HAVELSAN, Candidate Software Engineer, Ankara, Turkey
-Built an image classification application at Command and Control Department using Java and Python.
Jul 2018 - Aug 2018
IBM, Software Engineering Intern, Istanbul, Turkey
-Completed IoT projects, used IBM Watson and Node-RED services with Arduino Yun and Raspberry Pi.
Kerem Ayoz, Erman Ayday, A. Ercument Cicek
arXiv preprint, under review
Kerem Ayoz, Miray Aysen, Erman Ayday, A. Ercument Cicek
Bioinformatics 2020, to appear in the Proceedings of ECCB 2020
  Similar Images : Finds similar images and clusters them by similarity in given web-scale dataset using Convolution and
Locality Sensitive Hashing with multiple distance metrics.
  Stylist: Machine Learning course project that transfers style of one image to another one using CNN and SGD.
  Retro Movie Recommender: Movie recommendation project which uses Machine Learning algorithms that are
implemented from scratch such as Autoencoder and Neural Network.
  Enigma’s Puzzle Solver: Artificial Intelligence course project for solving NY Times Crossword with A*Search and web
crawler, implemented with Python.
  Programming : Python, C, C++, Java, MATLAB, Scheme
  Machine Learning : Keras, PyTorch, TensorFlow, Scikit
  Computer Engineering : Unix, MIPS, System Verilog
  Web Development : HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, SQL, Flask
  Other : LaTeX, Node-RED, Git, Gambit
  Languages : Turkish (native), English (full professional proficiency)
  Presented my work "The Effect of Kinship in Re-identification Attacks Against Genomic Data Sharing Beacons" at
GenoPri’20, HIBIT 2020, ECCB 2020.
  Participated to a joint paper review with A. Ercument Cicek in ISMB 2020.