Prof. dr. Pinar Yolum Birbil

Minnaertgebouw
Leuvenlaan 4
Kamer 3.07
3584 CE Utrecht

Prof. dr. Pinar Yolum Birbil

Hoogleraar
Responsible AI
030 253 4094
p.yolum@uu.nl

Publications:

Research Interests:

  • Privacy
  • Trustworthy AI
  • Ethics, Values, and Norms for AI systems
  • Autonomous agents and Multiagent Systems

Current PhD students:

  • Tamara Florijn (co-supervised with Tim Baarslag), Algorithms for Concurrent Negotiation
  • Alexander Melchior (promoter: Frank Dignum), Agent-Based Modeling and Policy Analysis.
  • Emre Erdogan (promoter: Frank Dignum), Computational Theory of Mind.
  • Anastasia Akkuzu (co-supervised with Pradeep Murukannaiah), Consent Management for Responsible Autonomy

PhD Students Graduated:

  • Murat Sensoy, 2008, ”A Flexible Agent-Mediated E-Commerce Framework For Context Aware Service Selection”, (Now Associate Professor at Özyegin University, Turkey)
  • Reyhan Aydogan, 2010, ”Negotiating with Qualitative Preferences: Methods for Generating Bids Effectively”, (Now Assistant Professor at Özyegin University, Turkey)
  • Özgür Kafali, 2012, ”Automated Reasoning on Exceptions in Commitment-Based Multiagent Systems”, (Now Assistant Professor at University of Kent, UK)
  • Akin Günay, 2013, ”Generating, Ranking, and Enacting Commitment Protocols”, (Now Senior Research Associate at Lancaster University, UK)
  • Nadin Kökciyan, 2017, ”Detecting Privacy Violations in Online Social Networks”, (Now Assistant Professor at University of Edinburgh)
  • Samaneh Heidari, 2022 (Promoter: Frank Dignum), "Agents with Social Norms and Values”, (Now Software/Cloud Engineer at Aegon)
  • Onuralp Ulusoy, 2022, "Privacy in Collaborative Systems", (Now Postdoc at Utrecht University)
  • Gönül Ayci (co-supervised with Arzucan Özgür at Bogazici University), 2023, "Towards Trustworthy Personal Assistants for Privacy", (Now Data Scientist, ABN Amro)

Education:

2000-2003: North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. Department of Computer Science, Ph.D.
1998-2000: North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. Department of Computer Science, M.S.
1994-1998: Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey. Department of Computer Engineering, B.Sc.