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

GARLICK Ryan, CANKAYA CELIKEL Ebru, Using Alice in CS1 A Quantitative Experiment, ITiCSE 2010, The 15th Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, Ankara, Turkey, June 26-30, 2010. 2010 - Publication
CANKAYA CELIKEL Ebru, PALANIAPPAN Venka, LATIFI Shahram, “Exploiting  Redundancy to Achieve Lossy Text Compression”, Pamukkale University Journal of  Engineering Sciences, 16 (3), 2010.  2010 - Publication
DAI Chenyung, LIN Dan, KANTARCIOGLU Murat, BERTINO Elisa, CELIKEL Ebru, THURAISINGHAM Bhavani, Query Processing Techniques for Compliance with Data Confidence Policies, LNCS 5776, pp. 49-67, Secure Data Management 2009, Lyon, France, August 28, 2009. 2009 - Publication
KARDAS Geylani,  CELIKEL Ebru, ALAYBEYOGLU Aysegul, “A Secure Message  Transmission System Architecture for Computer Networks Employing Smart Cards” (in  Turkish), Pamukkale University Journal of Engineering Sciences, 14 (1), 2008. 2008 - Publication
CELIKEL Ebru, KANTARCIOGLU Murat, THURAISINGHAM Bhavani, BERTINO Elisa,  “A Risk Management Approach to RBAC”, Journal of Risk and Decision Analysis, December  2008. 2008 - Publication
CELIKEL Ebru, KANTARCIOGLU Murat, THURAISINGHAM Bhavani, BERTINO Elisa, Managing Risks in RBAC Employed Distributed Environments, LNCS 4804, pp. 1548- 1566, The 2nd International Symposium on Information Security (IS'07) Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, Nov 26-27, 2007. 2007 - Publication
CELIKEL Ebru, KANTARCIOGLU Murat, THURAISINGHAM Bhavani, BERTINO Elisa, Managing Risks in RBAC Employed Distributed Environments, LNCS 4804, pp. 1548- 1566, The 2nd International Symposium on Information Security (IS'07) Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, Nov 26-27, 2007. 2007 - Publication
CELIKEL Ebru, Potential Women in Science, InWIC 2006 (Indiana Women in Computing), Spencer, IN, February 3-4, 2006. 2006 - Publication
CELIKEL Ebru, DAVIDSON Jean, KERN Colin, Parallel Performance of DES in ECB Mode, 7th Intl Symposium on Computer Networks (ISCN06), Istanbul/Turkey, June 16-18, 2006. 2006 - Publication
NAIR Suku, CELIKEL Ebru. MARCHETTI Marco, Adaptive Security and Reliability Using Linear Erasure Correction Codes, The 7th IBIMA Conference on Internet & Information Systems in the Digital Age, Brescia, Italy, 14-16 December 2006. 2006 - 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.