• The IEEE INFOCOM 2017 “Best-in-Session-Presentation” award, IEEE INFOCOM, May 2017.

  • SIAM Student Paper Prize for “Unified Approach for Minimizing Composite Norms”, 2011

  • The Presidential Distinguished Fellowship, Columbia University, 2006-2010.

  • Graduated ranking 1st among 371 Bogazici University Engineering School students in 2003.

  • Graduated with High Honors degree, ranking 1st among 67 Bogazici University Industrial Engineering students in 2003.

  • Graduated from Uskudar Science High School ranking 1st among 137 graduates.

  • TUBITAK (Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council) National Chemistry Olympiad Finalist by ranking 3rd among examinees of Marmara Region.