Education and Professional Positions

University of California, IrvineUC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow2018 – 2021
Fermi National LaboratoryPostdoctoral Researcher2015 – 2017
University of OxfordVisiting Junior Research FellowSpring, 2015
University of WashingtonPh.D. in Physics (Particle Theory)2010 – 2015
Koc UniversityM.Sc. in Physics (Theoretical Physics)2008 – 2010
Bilkent UniversityB.S. in Physics2004 – 2008

Awards & Fellowships

University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship2017
Balzan Fellowship, New College, Oxford University2015
Best Poster – Honorable Mention Award, HPNP 2015, University of Toyama2015
Joseph H. Weis Memorial Prize for Enthusiasm and Dedication to Physics, University of Washington2014

Teaching & Outreach

Bilim Kadınları co-manager ( – present
Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics2020
Fermilab booth at the US Science and Engineering Festival, Washington D.C.2016
Tour guide, Saturday Morning Physics, Fermilab2016
Q&A for Particle Fever, The Grand Cinema, Tacoma2014
ATLAS booth at the Pacific Science Center Science Fair (leader)2013
QuarkNet masterclass for high school students, University of Washington2013
ATLAS masterclass for The Art Institute of Seattle, University of Washington2013
Teaching Assistant (classes include Quantum Field Theory and Quantum Mechanics)2010 – 2015

Professional Activities

Women in Physics and Astronomy – postdoc representative2018 – 2019
Inclusive Excellence committee – postdoc representative2018 – 2019
Particle Theory Journal Club – organizer2015 – 2017
Graduate Student Colloquium organizer2013 – 2015
Faculty Search committee – grad student representative2013 – 2014
Particle Theory Journal Club – co-organizer2012 – 2014
Graduate and Professional Student Senate – Physics department senator2012 – 2014
Physics Department Mentorship Program – grad student mentor2011 – 2014

Workshops organized by me

Dark Matter Theory Confronts Reality, Mainz Institute For Theoretical PhysicsSeptember, 2021
Summiting the Unknown, University of WashingtonJuly, 2021
Understanding the Origin of the Baryon Asymmetry of the Universe, Aspen Center for Physics, Aspen, COAugust, 2018

A PDF version of my CV can be found here.