I am a topologist, interested mainly in knot theory and its generalizations, combinatorics and quantum topology.
I work as an assistant professor at the Department of Mathematics at the Izmir Institute of Technology in Turkey since October 2019. I am currently on leave (January 2020-September 2020) for the Dorothea Schlözer Postdoctoral Program for Female Scientists at Georg-August Universitat Göttingen.
Some of the Recent/Upcoming Activities:
August 2020: Invited Speaker at the National Congress of Mathematics, Istanbul (delayed to 2021)
June 2020: Invited speaker at "Virtual Conference on Physical Knotting, Vortices and Surgery in Nature", Novosibirsk State University
July 2020: Invited Speaker at Georg-August Universitat, Goettingen RTG Colloquium
June 2020: Invited Speaker at Ohio State University Virtual Topology Seminars : https://u.osu.edu/ckvkastrks/)
June 2020: Invited speaker at "Knots in Gdansk IV" (delayed to June 2021)
April-July 2020: I teach Knot Theory at the University of Goettingen. See the outline.
March-September 2020: Participation in Dorothea Scloezer Career Couching Program
November 2019: I was an invited speaker for the Fall Western AMS Meeting, University of California Riverside
August-September 2019: I was a Leibniz Fellow at Oberwolfach Research Institute for Mathematics, Germany
July-August 2019: I taught Vector Calculus at Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey