Simge Ekiz Basar

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Simge Ekiz Basar

  • Degree: Data Science Master
  • Email: simgeekiz48@gmail.com
  • Languages: Python, Javascript, Perl, C

I graduated Msc Data Science at Radboud University. Now I am working at FloodTags as a Software Programmer. I am enthusiastic about learning and doing research.
I like to keep my knowledge up-to-date and my interest is mainly machine learning and event detection applications.

Fun Facts


Days Streak on Duolingo

I like to dance amateurly

I have an emotionally attached cat

I like designing things, like raspberry pi cases


a snapshot look at my professional life

Professional Experience

Software Developer

Jun. 2020 - Present

FloodTags, The Hague, The Netherlands

  • Web development and data visualisation by using JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Python, Django
  • FloodTags Dashboard (https://dashboard.floodtags.com)

Front End Developer

Dec. 2017 - June 2020

FloodTags, The Hague, The Netherlands

  • Web development and data visualisation by using:
    React, Jekyll, Django, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap
  • FloodTags Dashboard (https://dashboard.floodtags.com)

Scientific Programmer

Mar. 2020 - May 2021

Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands

  • Preparing lecture material on video processing for Dutch Sign Language Analyses

Research Assistant

Jan. 2019 - July 2019

Koc University Istanbul, Turkey

  • Text classification and event detection on newspaper articles.

Research Assistant

Mar. 2016 - Aug. 2017

Düzce University, Duzce, Turkey

  • Optimization algorithms for machine learning tasks.

Intern at Information Technologies Department

Aug. 2015 - Sep. 2015

Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

  • Social Engineering, Link Tracking Systems
  • Automatic E-mail Systems, Log Analyzing & Log Organization

Intern at Computer Engineering Department

June 2014 - Aug. 2014

Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Mugla, Turkey

  • Web mining & Data Visualization based projects


MSc. Computer Science

Sep 2017 - Feb 2020

Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands

- Holland Scholarship Programme
- Specialisation: Data Science

BSc. Computer Engineering

Sep 2011 - June 2015

Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Muğla, Turkey

- CGPA: 3.63/4.0, High Honor Student
- Ranked 1st in the class, 3rd in the faculty
- Instruction Language : English


E. Başar, S. Ekiz & A. van den Bosch, “A Comparative Study on Generalizability of Information Extraction Models on Protest News“. In Working Notes of CLEF 2019 - Conference and Labs of the Evaluation 1/2 Forum, 2019, Lugano, Switzerland.

S. Ekiz, & P. Erdoğmuş, “Comparative study of heart disease classification“. In 2017 Electric Electronics, Computer Science, Biomedical Engineerings' Meeting (EBBT), 1-4, April 2017, IEEE.

S. Ekiz, P. Erdoğmuş, & B. Özgür, “Solving constrained optimization problems with sine-cosine algorithm“. Periodicals of Engineering and Natural Sciences (PEN), 5(3), 2017

P. Erdoğmuş, S. Ekiz, “Nonlinear Regression using Particle Swarm Optimization and Genetic Algorithm”, International Journal of Computer Applications, 153(6):28-36, November 2016, New York, USA

S. Ekiz, R. Kara, “Kaba Kuvvet Matris Çarpımı ve Strassen Matris Çarpımı Algoritmalarının Karşılaştırıl- ması”, UBMK 2016 International Conference on Computer Science and Engineering, October 2016, Tekirdağ, Turkey [in Turkish]

S. Ekiz, Ö. Yerlikaya, “Wikia”, IV. Genç Beyinler Yeni Fikirler Proje Pazarı ve Bitirme Projeleri Ortak Sergisi, May 2015, İzmir, Turkey [in Turkish]

Certificates - Certificates of Participations

Artificial Learning and Information Processing Techniques Summer Camp

Sep. 2016

Certificate of Participation

Akademik Bilişim Conference at Anadolu University

Feb. 2015

New Application Services Courses, Certificate of Participation

Tubitak Bilgem Cyber Security Summer School

Aug 2014

Certificate of Participation & Certificate of Achievement

Linux Summer Camps 2013 & 2014

Aug 2013 & Aug 2014

2013: Linux System Administration, 2014: Web Development with Python and Django, Certificate of Participation