Yavuz Alp Sencer ÖZTÜRK

Undergraduate Computer Science Student at Bilkent University


Bilkent University

Ankara, Turkey

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I am,

  • 3rd year Computer Science student at Bilkent University 👨‍💻
  • Software Engineer Intern at TÜBİTAK BİLGEM (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) 🤖
  • Bilkent AI Society, President

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Currently working on:

  • Natural Language Processing (LLMs)
  • Generative AI
  • Backend Development

My interests:

  • Alignment (Artificial Intelligence)
  • Multimodal LLMs
  • Philosophy (Mind, Metaphysics, Epistemology)
  • Linguistic
  • Personal Knowledge Management Systems
  • Self Hosted Server Linux Projects


Jun 10, 2024 Accepted to Utrecht University NLP Research Group as a Research Intern for summer 2024; granted Erasmus+ Traineeship Scholarship.
Apr 10, 2024 Bilkent Online project has been accepted into the Microsoft Founders Hub and has received a grant worth over $5000 in total from Microsoft and OpenAI.
Jan 26, 2024 Became NVIDIA Student Network Community Leader at Bilkent University
Jan 26, 2024 Bilkent AI Society accepted into the NVIDIA Student Network program
Dec 25, 2023 Bilkent Online project selected as the best project in the Bilkent University CS 319.
Dec 17, 2023 Became Top Contributor of Cohere For AI Aya Project, ranked #16 in global leaderboard.
Sep 15, 2023 Became the Notion Campus Leader of Bilkent University (one of the 2 CLs in Turkey).
Sep 10, 2023 Became the Founding President of Bilkent AI Society
Jul 31, 2023 Internship: TÜBİTAK BİLGEM B3LAB Software Development (NLP and LLMs)
Jun 20, 2023 Internship: TÜBİTAK (Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) Software Development Institute Software Development
May 10, 2023 Founded the Bilkent AI Society with our core team.
Apr 8, 2022 Awarded Turkish Education Foundation (TEV) Outstanding Achievement Scholarship
Mar 30, 2022 Speaker at the opening talk for the STEM Education and Coordination Center.
Jan 2, 2022 Launched the website and education portal for the STEM Education and Coordination Center for gifted students. (Funded by the European Union and the Turkish Ministry of Education)
Sep 17, 2021 Ranked 3rd at TEKNOFEST 2021 Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Competition (World’s Largest Aviation, Space and Technology Festival)
Sep 30, 2020 Started Computer Engineering degree at Bilkent University.