
Curriculum Vitae for
Baris Coskunuzer
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Education:
 Ph.D.  Princeton University  2004 
 M.S.  Caltech  2001 
 B.S.  Bogazici University  1999 
Experience:
 Professor  UT Dallas  2019  present 
 Vis. Assoc. Prof.  Boston College  2016  19 
 Vis. Assoc. Prof.  MIT  2014  15 
 Assoc. Prof.  Koc University  2011  16 
 Assist. Prof.  Koc University  2007  11 
 Gibbs Assist. Prof.  Yale University  2004  07 
Research Interests:
 Geometric Topology
 Minimal Surfaces
 Topological Data Analysis
Grants:
 NSF Topology Research Grant  200608  110K USD 
 EU  FP7 Marie Curie Research Grant  200812  100K EU 
 TUBITAK Career Research Grant  200810  45K TL 
 TUBITAK 1001 Research Grant  201013  125K TL 
 TUBITAK 2219 Research Grant  201415  30K USD 
 RS Newton Mob. Grant (w. G. Tinaglia)  201618  12K GBP 
 Simons Collaboration Grant  201823  42K USD 
Awards:
 Young Scientist Award, Turkish Science Academy, 2016
 Fulbright Scholar Award, 2014
 Masatoshi Gunduz Ikeda Research Award, 2010
 Parlar Foundation Research Encouragement Award, 2010
 Young Scholar Award, Turkish Academy of Sciences, 2009
 Sedat Simavi Science Award, 2009
Short Visits:
 Short term visit to Yale University, July  August 2011
 Short term visit to MaxPlanck Institute  Bonn, July  August 2013
Papers & Preprints:
Topological Data Analysis
Geometry & Topology
Some Talks & Conferences:
 Yau's 70th Birthday Conference at Harvard, May 2019
 Brian White Conference at Stanford, July 2018
 Geometry Seminar at CUNY, February 2018
 Geometric Analysis Workshop at Rutgers, November 2017
 AMS Meeting at U. Buffalo, September 2017
 Geometry & Topology Conference at U. Georgia, May 2017
 Topology Seminar at Rutgers, April 2017
 Geometry Seminar at U. Chicago, March 2017
 Geometry Seminar at MIT, February 2017
 Geometry Seminar at U. Rochester, February 2017
 Geometry Seminar at King's CollegeLondon, Dec. 2015
 Geometry Seminar at Harvard Univ., March 2015
 Topology Seminar at Yale Univ., March 2015
 Geometry Seminar at CUNY, March 2015
 Geometry Seminar at Princeton Univ., February 2015
 Geometry Seminar at Stanford Univ., November 2014
 Joint LA Topology Seminar at Caltech, November 2014
 Geometry Seminar at UCSC, November 2014
 Topology Seminar at Boston College, November 2014
 Geometry Seminar at U.Mass.Amherst, November 2014
 Geometry Seminar at MIT, September 2014
 Geometry Seminar at Rochester Univ., September 2014
 European Geometric Analysis Resarch Network Conference, Roscoff, June 2014
 Oberseminar, MaxPlanck Institute, Bonn, July 2013
 Variational Problems & Geometric PDEs Conference, Granada, June 2013
 Minimal Surfaces & 3manifolds Workshop, MIT, April 2013
 Geometry Seminar, Cambridge University, UK, May 2012
 Geometry Day at King's College, London, UK, May 2012
 Geometry & Topology Seminar, University of Granada, Spain, October 2011
 Surface Theory Conference at University of Sevilla, Spain, April 2011
 Low Dimensional Topology Workshop at Princeton University, March 2011
 Topology Seminar at University of Texas at Austin, February 2011
 45th Texas Geometry and Topology Conference at Texas Tech U., February 2011
 International Congress of Mathematicians at Hyderabad, India, August 2010
 Geometric Topology Conference at Bangalore, India, August 2010
 National Mathematics Symposium at Kayseri, Turkey, August 2010
 17th Gokova Geometry and Topology Conference in Turkey, May 2010
 Georgia Geometry and Topology Conference at University of Georgia, May 2009
 Gokova Geometry and Topology Conference in Turkey, May 2009
 Colloquium Talk at METU, March 2009
 Colloquium Talk at Sabanci University, April 2008
 Izmir Geometric Topology Workshop, January 2009
 Colloquium Talk at Bilkent University, January 2009
 Topology Seminar at Princeton University, November 2008
 Gluckfest at Rutgers University, November 2008
 Gokova Geometry and Topology Conference in Turkey, May 2008
 Colloquium Talk at Sabanci University, April 2008
 Colloquium Talk at Bilgi University, November 2007
 W. Thurston's 60th Birthday Conference at Princeton University, June 2007
 Colloquium Talk at Bogazici University, April 2007
 AMS Meeting at Storrs, CT, October 2006
 Gokova Geometry and Topology Conference in Turkey, May 2006
 Topology Seminar at Yale University, November 2005
 Geometry Seminar at Brown University, May 2005
 Topology Seminar at Yale University, November 2004
 Hyperbolic Geometry Conference at Wesleyan University, October 2004
 Topology Seminar at Yale University, September 2004
 Gokova Geometry and Topology Conference in Turkey, May 2004
 Geometric Analysis Seminar at Johns Hopkins University, March 2004
 AMS Meeting at Tallahassee, FL, March 2004
 Topology Seminar in Rutgers University, February 2004
 AMS National Meeting at Phoenix, AZ, January 2004
 Graduate Student Seminar at Princeton University, December 2003
 Geometric Analysis Seminar at Princeton University, July 2003
 Topology Seminar at Princeton University, April 2003
Teaching:
Graduate Students:
 Cagri Haciyusufoglu (PhD)
 Alper Metin Gur
 Ata Tuncer
 Betul Senay
Synergetic Activities:
Miscellaneous:
 Permanent resident, born in 1977, married with two children: Selim & Ipek
