Mehmet Kaya

Professor at Department of Computer Engineering

Mehmet KAYA received his BSc, MSc and PhD degrees in Electrical-Electronics Engineering and Computer Engineering from Firat University, Turkey, in 1996, 1998 and 2003, respectively. Currently, he is Professor in the Department of Computer Engineering, Firat University. He spent 2002 as a Visiting Scholar at the ADSA Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, Canada. He has published over 90 papers in refereed international journals and conferences. His primary work and research interests are in the areas of data mining, social network analysis and machine learning.

Research and Publications
Current Research Interests:
o Social Network Analysis and Mining
o Community Discovery
o Link Prediction
o Data Mining
o Bioinformatics
· The papers are available at Google Scholar (Citation Number: 1243, h-index: 19 in November 2017)
· The papers are also available in a chronological order at DBLP.

Biography

  • since 2014

    Professor at Fırat University

  • 2008-2014

    Associate Professor at Fırat University

  • 2003-2008

    Assistant Professor at Fırat University

  • 2002-2003

    Research Assistant at University of Calgary (Canada)

  • 1997-2003

    Research Assistant at Fırat University

Recent Professional Activities

Associate Editor, Social Networks Analysis and Mining, Springer.

Associate Editor, Network Modeling Analysis in Health Informatics and Bioinformatics, Springer.

Editorial Board, Soft Computing - A Fusion of Foundations, Methodologies and Applications, 2010-2012, Springer.

Program Chair of International Symposium on Foundations and Applications of Big Data Analytics, In conjunction with ASONAM, 2015-2017.

Reviewer for the following journals:
· IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems
· IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation
· IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics
· IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and
Data Engineering · Soft Computing
· Knowledge and Information Systems
· Fuzzy Sets and Systems
· Computers in Biology and Medicine
· Knowledge Based Systems

Program Co-Chair of International Symposium on Big Data Management and Analytics, 2016-2017

Co-chair of International Symposium on Foundations and Applications of Big Data Analytics 2015.

Program Co-Chair of International Symposium on Network Enabled Health Informatics, Biomedicine and Bioinformatics 2014.

Co-Chair of the 2nd IEEE/ACM International Workshop on Multi-agent Systems and Social Networks (MASSN) 2013.

Projects

Topic Based Expert Finding on Academic Articles in Turkish Social Sciences Journals

116E889, 2017-2018, Principal Investigator

Sponsor: TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey)

Development of Autonomous Data Mining Agents via Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms

106E199, 2007-2009, Principal Investigator

Sponsor: TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey)

Ranking of Nodes in Multi-Relational and Directional Social Networks

Ecology & Safety, Volume 10, 2016

Sponsor: FUBAP (Firat University, Scientific Research Projects Office)

Link Prediction in Multirelational and Heterogeneous Social Networks

2017-2018, Principal Investigator

Sponsor: FUBAP (Firat University, Scientific Research Projects Office)

Finding Relationships of Symptom-Dieases and Disease-Drug in Online Health Forum Sites

2016-2017, Principal Investigator

Sponsor: FUBAP (Firat University, Scientific Research Projects Office)

A Multi-objective Genetic Algorithm for Community Discovery in Social Networks

2012-2013, Principal Investigator

Sponsor: FUBAP (Firat University, Scientific Research Projects Office)

Clustering DNA Microarray Data via Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithms

2009-2010, Principal Investigator

Sponsor: FUBAP (Firat University, Scientific Research Projects Office)

Academic Information Network Analysis and Mining for Computer Scientist and Engineers

2011-2012, Principal Investigator

Sponsor: FUBAP (Firat University, Scientific Research Projects Office)

Link Prediction in Disease-Drug Networks

2012-2013, Principal Investigator

Sponsor: FUBAP (Firat University, Scientific Research Projects Office)

Online Sequential Pattern Mining

2009-2010, Principal Investigator

Sponsor: FUBAP (Firat University, Scientific Research Projects Office)

Development of Privacy Preserving Fuzzy Data Mining Methods

FUBAP-1476, 2007-2008, Principal Investigator

Sponsor: FUBAP (Firat University, Scientific Research Projects Office)

Discovering Multiple Motifs from Biosequences using by Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm

FUBAP-1475, 2007-2008, Principal Investigator

Sponsor: FUBAP (Firat University, Scientific Research Projects Office)

Development of Multi-Fuzzy Classifiers using Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithms for Medical Diagnosis

FUBAP-1211, 2005-2006, Principal Investigator

Sponsor: FUBAP (Firat University, Scientific Research Projects Office)

Students

Contact

mylastname [at] firat [dot] edu [dot] tr +90(424)2370000
  • Department of Computer Engineering
  • Firat University
  • Elazig, Turkey