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Dr. Ozan Evkaya

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Research Interests

I’m looking to collaborate on copulas and its applications, statistical methods for insurance and environment. I have a certain level of R skills and novice learner for Python programming. I am ambitious about improving my statistical learning skills by leading/organizing/being a part of training workshops. Recently, more interested in LLMs and their potential applications in different fields including teaching.

Biographical Statement

I am University Teacher in Statistics at the School of Mathematics, at the University of Edinburgh. Previously, I held postdoc positions at Padova University (2021) and KU Leuven (2020), after completing my PhD at Middle East Technical University in 2018.

Professional Activities

Co-organiser of Technology Enhanced Mathematical Sciences Education (TEMSE) seminars at SoM. Organisation member of EdibnR community in Edinburgh, RSS Fellow

Education Background

Ph.D. in Statistics | Middle East Technical University | August 2018 MSc. in Actuarial Science | Middle East Technical University | August 2012 BSc. in Mathematics | Middle East Technical University | June 2009

Previous Employment

Department of Statistical Sciences, Universita Degli Studi Di Padova, Postdoctoral Researcher (January 2021 - February 2022)

TU Dresden, Visiting Researcher with DAAD short-term scholarship (October 2020 - December 2020)

ORSTAT, KU Leuven, Postdoctoral Researcher (January 2020 - September 2020)

Department of Mathematics, Atilim University, Teaching Assistant (October 2009 - December 2019)