Ebru Cankaya

Senior Lecturer II - Computer Science
972-883-2018
ECS3604
Tags: Computer Science

Professional Preparation

M.S. - IT & Management
University of Texas at Dallas - 2009
Ph.D. - Computer Science
Ege University, Izmir/Turkey - 2004
M.S. - Computer Science
Ege University, Izmir/Turkey - 2004
MBA - Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences
Ege University. Izmir/Turkey - 2000
BSc. - Computer Engineering
Ege University, Izmir/Turkey - 1994

Research Areas

Research Interests
  • Risk Modeling in Databases 
  • Computer and Network Security 
  • Lossless Text Compression 
  • Cloud Computing

Publications

CANKAYA CELIKEL Ebru, Changing the Programming Language in Introductory Level Courses from Java to C++, Association for Computer Educators in Texas, 49th Annual Conference, Baylor University, Waco, TX, 11-12 October, 2013. 2013 - Publication
CANKAYA CELIKEL Ebru, DARWISH Omar, Improving Compression Performance with a Star Encoding Front End: A Linguistic Comparison, International Conference on Foundations of Computer Science, Las Vegas, NV, 22-25 July, 2013. 2013 - Publication
CHARTREE Jedsada, CANKAYA CELIKEL Ebru, PHITHAKKITNUKOON Santi, Query Expansion Using Association Matrix For Improved Information Retrieval Performance, International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering, Las Vegas, NV, 22-25 July, 2013. 2013 - Publication
ULUSOY Huseyin, KANTARCIOGLU Murat, THURAISINGHAM Bhavani, CANKAYA CELIKEL Ebru, PATTUK Erman, Analysis of Heuristic Based Access Pattern Obfuscation, 9th IEEE International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing, 20-23 October, 2013. 2013 - Publication
CANKAYA CELIKEL Ebru, NAIR Suku, CANKAYA Hakki C., “Applying Error  Correction Codes to Achieve Security and Dependability”, Journal of Computers Standards  and Interfaces, July 2012. 2012 - Publication
ISRAELSON Jennifer, CANKAYA CELIKEL Ebru, A Hybrid Web Based Personal Health Record System Shielded with Comprehensive Security, Hawaii Intl Conf. on System Sciences, Maui, HI, 4-7 January, 2012. 2012 - Publication
CANKAYA CELIKEL Ebru, Chinese Wall model, book chapter, Encyclopedia of Cryptography and Security, 2nd ed., Springer, Tilborg, Jajodia (Eds.), 2011. 2011 - Publication
CANKAYA CELIKEL Ebru, Authentication, book chapter, Encyclopedia of Cryptography and Security, 2nd ed., Springer, Tilborg, Jajodia (Eds.), 2011. 2011 - Publication
CANKAYA CELIKEL Ebru, The Bell - La Padula Confidentiality Model, book chapter, Encyclopedia of Cryptography and Security, 2nd ed., Springer, Tilborg, Jajodia (Eds.), 2011. 2011 - Publication
SROUFE Paul, TATE Steve, DANTU Ram,  CANKAYA CELIKEL Ebru, “Experiences  During a Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition”, Journal of Applied Security Research, 5 (3),  July, 2010. 2010 - Publication

Appointments

Senior
University of Texas at Dallas [2012–Present]
Senior Lecturer
University of North Texas [2011–2011]
Adjunct Professor
Southern Methodist University [2008–2009]
Lecturer
University of North Texas [2007–2011]
Visiting Assistant Professor
Earlham College [2005–2006]
Assistant Professor
Ege University [2004–2007]
Visiting Assistant Professor
Izmir University of Economics [2004–2005]
Lecturer
Ege University [2001–2004]
Research Assistant
Ege University [1999–2001]
Research Assistant
Ege University [1997–1999]

Additional Information

Honors and Awards
  • Faculty of the Month Campus Winner Award, The National Association of College and University Residence Halls, University of Texas at Dallas, January 2013. 
  • “Thank a Teacher” Award, University of North Texas Department of Computer Science, Fall 2011. 
  • TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey) International Publication Encouragement Award, 2004. – for two different publications- 
  • EBILTEM (Ege University Science and Technology Center) Publication Award, 2004. –for two different publications- 
  • TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey) International Publication Encouragement Award, 2003. 
  • EBILTEM (Ege University Science and Technology Center) Publication Award, 2003. 
  • EBILTEM (Ege University Science and Technology Center) Project Competition and Exhibition Participation Award for “Compression with Encryption (CwE) Algorithm”, 2003. 
  • Ege University Department of Computer Science Graduation Degree of Honor Award, 1994. 
Professional Activities
  • EMC Cloud Certificate, Summer Working Connections IT Faculty Development Institute, Frisco, TX, July 8-12, 2013. 
  • COMPSAC2013 (The IEEE Signature Conference on Computer Software and Applications) Doctoral Symposium Chair, Kyoto, Japan, July 22-26, 2013. 
  • COMPSAC2012 (The IEEE Signature Conference on Computer Software and Applications) Doctoral Symposium Chair, Izmir, Turkey, July 16-20, 2012. 
  • TUES/CCLI (Course Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement) Annual Workshop, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, May 23, 2012. 
  • Invited speaker, “Error Correction Codes for Computer Security”, SoMiC Workshop, University of North Texas, Department of Computer Science, Denton, TX, April 9, 2012. 
  • Mentoring UTDallas Department of Computer Science tutors, Richardson, TX, Spring 2012. 
  • Programming Mobile Devices Certificate, Working Connections IT Faculty Development Institute, Frisco, TX, 11-15 July, 2011. 
  • TechKnowFire Teacher Edition, Convergence Technology Center, Frisco, TX, 16 June, 2011. 
  • TakeDownCon Taking Down Security Conference, Dallas, TX, 18-19 May, 2011. 
  • “Legal Issues Confronting IT: Social Media, Intellectual Property, and Lawsuits” Seminar, presented by Peter S. Vogel, University of North Texas (UNT) Center for Decision And Information Technologies, Denton, TX, March 2, 2011. 
  • Wireless Security Certificate, Working Connections IT Faculty Development Institute, Frisco, TX, 12-16 July, 2010. 
  • Teaching Academy Certificate (TAC) program, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, May, 2010. 
  • Sponsor for University of North Texas students’ team for Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC), Delmar College, Corpus Christi, TX, 03/08. 
  • TUSSIDE (MEB-TUBITAK Turkish Industrial Delegation and Management Institute) Strategic Planning Workshop, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey, 06/05. 
  • An Advanced Course on Contemporary Cryptology, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, 02/04. 
  • Summer School on Elliptic Curve Essentials and Cryptography, Izmir Institute of High Technology, Izmir, Turkey, 09/03. 
  • Visiting researcher at University of Central Florida, FL, USA, 01-02/02. 
  • NATO Training Program, Brussels, Belgium, 12/98. 
  • Executive Manager Training Course, Izmir Chamber of Commerce, Izmir, Turkey, 11/96 – 03/97. 
Memberships
  • IEEE 
  • Izmir Turkish American Association 
  • Izmir French Culture Center.