Assoc. Prof. Dr. Melike ŞAH DİREKOĞLU

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Melike Şah Direkoğlu was born on 3rd of April, 1982, in Nicosia. She graduated from Turkish Maarif College in 1999. She received Master degree (2005) and Bachelor degree (2003) in Computer Engineering from Eastern Mediterranean University with High Honour. In 2009, she received Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from University of Southampton. Her Ph.D. was on Semantic Web and Adaptive Hypermedia Systems. After completing her PhD, she moved to Ireland, to work as a post-doctoral researcher at Trinity College Dublin. In 2010, she won a prestigious early career post-doctoral fellowship award from Irish Research Council and received IRCSET EMPOWER postdoctoral fellowship title. She continued to work as a research fellow at Trinity College Dublin until August 2014. In October 2014, she joined Near East University as a full-time faculty. Ms. Direkoğlu has publications in the top ranking journals and conferences in her field as a lead author, such as in JWS, IJSWIS, ESWC, Hypertext, CIKM, AH and WWW. Her research interests are Semantic Web, Linked Data, Semantic Image and Video Processing, Mobile Web Applications, Deep Learning, Social Media, Adaptive Hypermedia Systems, Personalization and Information Retrieval.

Melike Şah Direkoğlu is married to Cem Direkoğlu and mother of two daughters.