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Email: burcu.urgen@gmail.com

Burcu Ayşen Ürgen

◾ Assistant Professor in UMRAM
◾ Assistant Professor in the Psychology department

Bilkent University

I received my PhD (2015) from the Department of Cognitive Science at the University of California, San Diego (CA, USA) under the supervision of Professor Ayse P. Saygin in the Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology Lab. Following my PhD, I worked as a postdoctoral researcher with Professor Guy Orban at the Department of NeuroscienceUniversity of Parma (Italy).

I received my B.S. degree from the Department of Computer Engineering at Bilkent University (Ankara, Turkey), and my M.S. degree from the Department of Cognitive Science at the Informatics InstituteMiddle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey).

More information about my research, teaching, and other activities can be found on this site. Here is where I am in the neurotreeResearch Gate, and LinkedIn. Here is a link to my Google Scholar and twitter profile.

Website:

www.burcuaysenurgen.com

Education

  1. 2009-2015

    Ph.D.

    Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego (UCSD), CA, USA
  2. 2007

    M. S.

    Cognitive Science, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
  3. 2004

    B. S.

    Computer Engineering and Information Science, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

Professional Appointments

  1. 2015-...
    Postdoctoral researcher
    Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
  2. 2009-2015
    Research and teaching assistant
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
  3. 2005-2009
    Research and teaching assistant
    Cognitive Science Program, Informatics Institute, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

Awards & Prizes

  • 2016
    Travel Award
    Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) Conference, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2015
    Fellowship
    Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience Course, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2015
    Travel Fund Award
    Department of Cognitive Science, UCSD, La Jolla, CA (VSS & HRI meetings)
  • 2014
    Dean of Social Sciences Travel Fund Award
    UCSD, La Jolla, CA (VSS Meeting)
  • 2014
    Travel Fund Award
    Department of Cognitive Science, UCSD, La Jolla, CA (VSS Meeting)
  • 2013
    Interdisciplinary Scholars Award
    UCSD, La Jolla, CA