We are happy to announce that Didem Gündoğdu is joining us at the Data Innovation Project as an expert.

Didem a member of the Mobile and Social Computing Lab (Mobs) at Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK) in Trento. Didem is currently completing a PhD in the field of Information & Communication Technologies at the University of Trento in Italy. Her research focuses on human behavior understanding from aggregated mobile phone usage data in the context of social well-being. She is also currently collaborating with Intelligent Social Systems Lab at University College London, for understanding segregation in cities.

In 2016 she spent a research visiting semester in the School of Business and Management, Queen Mary University of London, engaged in analyzing rural social capital through mobile phone usage data.

She completed her MSc in ComputerScience at Boğazici University, Turkey where she focused on anomalous event detection in telecommunication data using stochastic methods, and holds an Eng. Diploma in Computer Science and Engineering from the Yildiz Technical University, IstanbulTurkey. Concerning her background, she worked in the information technologies industry around 15 years as technical consultant, before starting her PhD.