Berk Cetinsaya

I am a Ph.D. candidate in Computer Science at University of Central Florida (UCF). I have a B.S degree in Computer Engineering and M.Sc. degree in Computer Science.

The purpose of this website is to give some information about me, my projects and my research!


Experience

Graduate Research Assistant

UCF Dept. of Computer Science

2020 – Present: Working on virtual reality and computer graphics as a graduate assistant at Cruz-Reiners Lab.

January 2020 - Present

Graduate Research Assistant & Instructor

UALR Dept. of Computer Science

2019 – 2020: Worked as a graduate assistant at Emerging Analytics Center (EAC) at UALR and the lecturer of computer systems and assembly language class.

2016 – 2019: Worked as a graduate research assistant on Virtual Surgical Simulations.

August 2016 - January 2020

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

BAU Dept. of Computer Engineering

Teaching assistant of:
• Introduction to C Programming
• Advanced Programming (JAVA)
• Introduction to C++ Programming
• Digital System Design
• Object Oriented C++ Programming
• Embedded Systems Programming
• Data Structure and Algorithms in C++
• Introduction to Computer Networks

September 2015 - June 2016

Project Student

BAU Intel Future Labs

Project Student at Intel Future Labs in BAU, working on IoT and Wearable Technology. You can find some of my projects in my resume.

February 2015 - June 2016

Embedded Systems Developer

Sparkgo

Was responsible for the embedded systems at Sparkgo, a technology startup in BAU.

September 2014 - September 2015

Intern and Junior Test Consultant

SFS Consulting Computing Industry and Foreign Trade Co.

Had been eligible to have internship and then worked as a Junior Test Consultant at SFS, the leading insurance software company in Turkey. Designed test scenarios for insurance system programs and reported bugs to team manager.

September 2014 - January 2016

Education

University of Central Florida (UCF), USA

Doctor of Philosophy
Computer Science
January 2020 - Present

University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR), USA

Doctor of Philosophy
Computer Science

GPA: 3.5

(Transfered to UCF)

January 2018 - January 2020

University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR), USA

Master of Science
Computer Science

GPA: 3.5

August 2016 - August 2018

Bahcesehir University (BAU), Turkey

Bachelor of Science
Computer Engineering

*The third highest ranked student of class of 2016

GPA: 3.09

September 2012 - June 2016

Skills

Programming Languages

• C, C++, C#, Java, Python
• SQL
• JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PHP
• Verilog, Bash, MIPS

Tools & Technologies

Tensorflow, MATLAB, 3DS MAX, ZBrush, p5.js, Cisco IOS, Java Processing, Git, LaTeX, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, PlatformIO, Unity, WebGL, OpenGL

OS

• Linux,
• Windows,
• MacOS.

Knowledge

• Computer Graphics,
• Embedded System Programming,
• IoT,
• Artificial Intelligence,
• Machine Learning.



Publications & Conferences

Conferences

  • SIGGRAPH 2020
  • MODEX 2020
  • The 16th annual conference of the Midsouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society (MCBIOS 2019)
  • Arkansas INBRE 2018
  • Emerging Technology Session of the 16th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, jointly hosted by SAGES & CAGS (2018)
  • World Congress of Gastroenterology (WCOG) at American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) 2017
  • Arkansas INBRE 2017
  • 101st Arkansas Academy Of Science (2017)

Publications & Presentations

Published
  • G Sankaranarayanan, B Cetinsaya, T Halic, R Shabbir, A Crawford, K Wells, S De, JW Fleshman, 2020, "DEVELOPMENT OF STRUCTURED OBJECTIVE METRICS FOR AUTOMATED ASSESSMENT OF DOUBLE LAYERED END-TO-END SMALL BOWEL ANASTOMOSIS", DISEASES OF THE COLON & RECTUM. (Conference paper)
  • Berk Cetinsaya, James Dials, Doga Demirel, Tansel Halic, Suvranu De, Mark Gromski, and Douglas Rex. 2020. "Comparison Study of Deep Learning Models for Colorectal Lesions Classification", Proceedings of the 2020 the 4th International Conference on Information System and Data Mining (ICISDM 2020). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 84–88. (Abstract)
  • Doga Demirel, Berk Cetinsaya, Tansel Halic, Sinan Kockara, Dirk Reiners, Shahryar Ahmadi, Sreekanth Arikatla, 2020, “A partition-based optimization model and its performance benchmark for Generative Anatomy Modeling Language”, Computers in Biology and Medicine. (Journal paper)
  • S. Hegde, M. Gromski, T. Halic, B. Cetinsaya, M. Turkseven, Z. Xia, M. Sawhney, D. Jones, S. De, C. Jackson, (2020). Endoscopic submucosal dissection: a cognitive task analysis framework toward training design. Surgical endoscopy 34, 728-741. (Journal paper)
  • D. Demirel, B. Cetinsaya, T. Halic, S. Kockara, D. Reiners, S. Ahmadi, 2019, “An iterative Approach for Partition-based Optimization Model for Generative Anatomy Modeling Language”, MCBIOS. (Poster Presentation)
  • D. Demirel, B. Cetinsaya, T. Halic, S. Kockara, S. Ahmadi, 2019, “Partition-based Optimization Model for Generative Anatomy Modeling Language (POM-GAML)”. BMC bioinformatics, 20(2), p. 105. (Abstract)
  • B. Cetinsaya, M. A. Gromski, S. Lee, Z. Xia, D. Demirel, T. Halic, C. Bayrak, C. Jackson, S. De, S. Hegde, J. Cohen, M. Sawhney, S. N. Stavropoulos, D. Jones, “A Task and Performance Analysis of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) Surgery,”. Surg Endosc (2019) 33: 592. (Journal paper)
  • Seth Cooper-Baer, Mustafa Tunc, Jake Farmer, Kutay Macit, Tansel Halic, Doga Demirel, Berk Cetinsaya, “Virtual Fundamentals of Arthroscopic Surgery Training (VFAST)” Arkansas INBRE, 2018. (Poster presentation) (Abstract)
  • Doga Demirel, B. Cetinsaya Jake Farmer, Sinan Kockara, Shahryar Ahmadi, Tansel Halic, “Partition-based Optimization model for Generative Anatomy Modeling Language” Arkansas INBRE, 2018. (Poster presentation) (Abstract)
  • B. Cetinsaya, M. A. Gromski, S. Lee, Z. Xia, D. Demirel, T. Halic, C. Bayrak, C. Jackson, S. De, S. Hegde, J. Cohen, M. Sawhney, S. N. Stavropoulos, D. Jones, “Design and Development of a Preliminary Virtual Endoluminal Surgical Simulator (VESS) for Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) Surgery” Arkansas INBRE, 2018. (Poster presentation) (Abstract)
  • Berk Cetinsaya, Mark Gromski, Sangrock Lee, Zhaohui Xia, Doga Demirel, Tansel Halic, Coskun Bayrak, Cullen Jackson, Suvranu De, Sudeep Hegde, Jonah Cohen, Mandeep Sawhney, Daniel Jones, "S074 A Task and Performance Analysis of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) Surgery", Surg Endosc (2018) 32(Suppl 1): 1. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-018-6119-y (Conference Paper) (Abstract)
  • Zhaohui Xia, Tansel Halic, Sangrock Lee, Berk Cetinsaya, Mark A. Gromski, Doga Demirel, Coskun Bayrak, Cullen Jackson, Sudeep Hegde, Jonah Cohen, Mandeep Sawhney, Daniel Jones, Suvranu De, "P318 The Development of a Virtual Simulator for Colorectal Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD)", Surg Endosc (2018) 32(Suppl 1): 130. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-018-6121-4. (Conference Paper) (Abstract)
  • Cullen Jackson, Sudeep Hegde, Jonah Cohen, Mandeep Sawhney, Daniel Jones, Berk Cetinsaya, Mark A Gromski, Sangrock Lee, Zhaihui Xia, Doga Demirel, Tansel Halic, Coskun Bayrak, Suvranu De, "P306 A Cognitive Task Analysis Approach Toward the Design of a Virtual Reality Simulator for Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection", Surg Endosc (2018) 32(Suppl 1): 130. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-018-6121-4. (Conference Paper) (Abstract)
  • B. Cetinsaya, M. A. Gromski, S. Lee, Z. Xia, D. Demirel, T. Halic, C. Bayrak, C. Jackson, S. De, S. Hegde, J. Cohen, M. Sawhney, S. N. Stavropoulos, D. Jones, “Design of Virtual Endolumenal Surgery Simulator (VESS): Colorectal Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) Training Module”, Arkansas INBRE, 2017. (Poster Presentation) (Abstract)
  • B. Cetinsaya, M. A. Gromski, S. Lee, Z. Xia, D. Demirel, T. Halic, et al. "Design of Virtual Endoluminal Surgery Simulator (VESS): Colorectal Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Training Module", Program No. P1343. World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG2017 Meeting Abstracts. Orlando, FL: American College of Gastroenterology. (Podium Presentation) (Poster)
  • Cetinsaya, B., Gromski, M.A., Lee, S., Xia, Z., Turkseven, M., Demirel, D., Halic, T., Bayrak, C., Jackson, C., De, S. and Cohen, J., 2017., "Design of Virtual Endoluminal Surgery Simulator (VESS): Colorectal Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Training Module: 809.", American Journal of Gastroenterology, 112, pp.S452-S453. (Conference Paper) (Abstract)
  • Cetinsaya, B., Gromski, M.A., Lee, S., Xia, Z., Turkseven, M., Demirel, D., Halic, T., Bayrak, C., Jackson, C., De, S. and Cohen, J., 2017., "Design of Virtual Endoluminal Surgery Simulator (VESS)", Arkansas Academy of Science 101th Annual Meeting. (Poster Presentation)

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