Emre Calisir is a 3rd year Ph.D. student in Computer Science and Engineering and research fellow at Data Science Research Group. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees of Computer Engineering from Galatasaray University, Turkey. He has 8 years of working experience in Accenture, Vodafone and his own company. He is the inventor of 10+ patents. His current research interest is knowledge extraction from large-scale data through data science techniques, including Machine Learning and Deep Learning methods.
During his Ph.D. study at Politecnico Milano, he focused on the large scale analysis of socio-political phenomena. In 2019, he joined MIT Media Lab as a visiting researcher, Laboratory for Social Machines to analyze the content of US Talk Radio media through computational social science techniques.