Serra Dane

1300 30th St · Boulder, CO 80303 · (720) 492-3258 · dane.serra at colorado.edu

I am a Senior Undergraduate at University of Colorado, Boulder and working as a Research Assistant under the supervision of Prof. Sriram Sankaranarayanan.


Experience

Research Assistant

University of Colorado, Boulder

Studying modeling and analysis of autonomous cyber-physical systems, with applications to artificial pancreas devices for type 1 diabetes treatment under the supervision of Prof. Sriram Sankaranarayanan

January 2023 - Present

Research Assistant

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Studied identifying hybrid systems from the driving data to classify driving behaviors, under the supervision of Prof. Necmiye Ozay.

July 2023 - August 2023

Research Assistant

Bilkent University, UMRAM, Ankara, Turkey

Developed a deep learning approach via TensorFlow with Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) to classify autism spectrum disorder and typical control participants and had a 93% accuracy, under the supervision of Prof. Tolga Cukur

September 2021 - July 2022

Software Developer Intern

V-Count Technology, Ankara, Turkey

Developed a gender recognition software via TensorFlow based on convolutional neural networks (CNN) with help of V-Count's demographic data collection

August 2021 - October 2021

Software Developer Intern

Monday Hero Inc., Istanbul, Turkey

Created a mobile app connects towing trucks and cars named Go Assist in a team of 3 and solely responsible for frontend components with Dart and Flutter

July 2020 - August 2020

Education

University of Colorado Boulder

Bachelor of Science
Computer Science

GPA: 4.00/4.00

Minor: Philosophy, GPA: 4.00/4.00

Courses: Autonomous Systems, Advanced Data Structures, Introduction to Data Science, Human Computer Interaction

Activities: Member of Tau Beta Pi and Turkish Student Association

August 2022 - May 2024

Middle East Technical University

Computer Engineering

GPA: 3.47/4.00

Courses: Data Structures, Discrete Computational Structures, C Programming, Programming Language Concepts, Statistics, Algorithms, Data Management and File Structures, Computer Organization, Signals and Systems

September 2018 - July 2022

Research Interests

My research interests are: computational complexity of learning switched system models from data, building efficient algorithms with improved time and space complexities capable of handling larger volumes of data, providing guarantees regarding algorithms performance and learning results, and developing algorithms that are robust to noise, incomplete or partial data and latent variables.