I am a Professor in the Computer Engineering Department of Gebze Technical University, Turkey, and the Director of Graph Theory and Network Optimization (GRANET) Research Laboratory. My research interests are structural and algorithmic graph theory, approximation algorithms, and optimization problems in communication networks.

Recent Awards

  • Research Encouragement Award, METU-Prof. Dr. Mustafa Parlar Foundation, 2019
  • Young Scientist (BAGEP) Award, Science Academy, Turkey, 2019
  • CAREER Award, Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), 2014
  • Dr.Serhat Özyar Young Scientist of the Year Honorary Award, 2013
  • PhD Thesis Award, Bogazici University, 2012
  • ASELSAN PhD Fellowship, 2011
  • Finalist for Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, 2009
  • Contact:

    Address: Computer Engineering Department, Gebze Technical University
                  41400 Gebze, Kocaeli Turkey
    Office: 237
    Phone: +90-262-605-2217
    E-mail: didem.gozupek AT gtu.edu.tr