Ekin is a Ph.D. student in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Essex. She majored in Electrical Engineering at the Koc University and holds an M.Sc degree from Sabanci University, Istanbul. She works as a graduate research assistant in Nevermind project under supervision of Dr. Luca Citi. Her research interests include medical image processing, machine learning, and computer vision. She is recently focusing on the detection of neurodegeneretive diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases using machine learning.