Cohort Year: 2015
Mert Al received the B.Sc. degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey in 2015, and the M.A. degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University, Princeton, NJ in 2017, where he is currently pursuing his Ph.D. degree under the supervision of Prof. Sun-Yuan Kung. His current research is based on Machine Learning and Data Privacy, with a focus on scalable algorithms for deep and kernel based learning, and the removal of sensitive attributes encoded in big data. His interests include kernel based learning, adversarial learning, data privacy, security, information theory, speech and image processing.